Sport

BREAKING: Sports festival continues, FG counters Edo govt

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The Federal Government says activities at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo State would continue as planned. This is against the earlier announcement by the Local Organising Committee that the festival would end abruptly 12noon on Thursday (today). The Federal Government made this known in a statement by the, Assistant Director …

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FG Yet To Release Fund For Sports Festival, Says LOC Official

BY DEJI OGUNSOLA The federal government is yet to release the fund it promised Edo state for the hosting of the 2020 national sports festival with less than a week to its commencement. A project manager in the media and communications sub-committee of the festival’s local organising committee, Musa Ebomhiana disclosed this on Sunday in …

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GOVERNOR BELLO RECEIVES SUPER EAGLES’ CAPTAIN, AHMED MUSA

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello on Tuesday evening received in audience, the Captain of the Nigerian National Football Team, Ahmed Musa. The Governor who is a staunch fan of Chelsea Football Club is also a great admirer of Ahmed Musa and the entire Super Eagles Team. While receiving the soccer talisman, …

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EX-SUPER EAGLES GOALKEEPER ERICO DIES AT 71.

BY-DEJI OGUNSOLA Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Joe Erico, has died at 71 years old. The Nigeria football federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed Erico’s death on Thursday morning. A statement from the NFF quoted Erico’s family members as saying that the former assistant coach of super eagles complained of body pain and was treated for malaria, …

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Arsenal can face Liverpool with confidence, says Arteta

Mikel Arteta believes Liverpool are getting “better and better” but says Arsenal must go to Anfield believing they can win after two straight victories against Jurgen Klopp’s men. Arsenal have a maximum six points from their first two league matches of the season but face the ultimate test of their character against the Premier League …

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MINISTER of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has assured that the sports policy would accelerate sports development and add value to sports men and women.

MINISTER of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has assured that the sports policy would accelerate sports development and add value to sports men and women. Speaking while receiving the Draft National Sports Industry Policy, Dare described the event as a milestone, adding that the policy has the capacity to change the face of running …

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