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Chairman Diaspora Congratulates Nigerian Who Emerged First Nigerian WWB Head Coach

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Ogun indicates interest in hosting National Sports Festival, Commences Facilities Renovation

Ogun State Government has indicated interest to host the National Sports Festival just as it has…

 Angry Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta blasts VAR after Everton defeat

Mikel Arteta pointed the finger of blame at VAR and not pre-match protests from Arsenal fans…

National Sports Festival : Omo-Agege congratulates Team Delta …. commends constituent, Apochi, on boxing victory

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie OmoAgege has congratulated Team Delta State on clinching first position in the just-concluded 20th National Sports Festival held in Benin City, Edo State. Team Delta emerged tops with 384 medals in total comprising of 158 gold, 116 silver and 110 bronze. In a congratulatory message, the federal legislator expressed profound appreciation to the athletes that represented the state, stressing that grassroots sports development, catching them young and encouraging young people to be more active in sports have made the difference. He also congratulated the host and second placed Edo State for being outstanding in hosting all the delegates throughout the tournament. The Delta Central lawmaker also commended the contribution of the SouthSouth states for paving the way in sports development in Nigeria as he called on other geopolitical zones to emulate and replicate the secrets of the success story of the area. He encouraged athletes not to settle for less and go the extra mile in improving on themselves, adding that this is the only way they will be at the world stage to fly the country’s flag. In the same token, Senator OmoAgege has congratulated his constituent, Efetobor Wesley Apochi on his recent knockout victory against Dean Nicholson to win the WBA Title Eliminator. Apochi, captain of the Nigeria Boxing Team, has represented Nigeria in several international tournament as a heavyweight boxer. “We are proud to associate with our son of the soil as we celebrate yet again victory for the whole of the Urhobo Nation and Nigeria at large. “Our doors are always open to support our teeming youth in terms of sports and encourage them to take advantage of the numerous opportunities in the world of sports,” he said.

A Decade Later, Rugby Union returns to Nigeria National Sports Festival – Edo 2020

The NSF is a biennial multi-sport event organized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the…

Edo 2020 : Team Lagos leads medal table in boxing

Team Lagos has defied all odds to lead the medal table of Boxing at the National…

Edo 2020 :  Kwara Records One More Gold Medal, Others

The Team Kwara has made another record of One Gold and other Medals in the National…

Edo 2020 : Lagos dominates badminton at National Sports Festival

The Lagos State team has retained its title as the best badminton playing State in Nigeria…

Omo-Agege congratulates Nigerian boxer, Efe Ajagba

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