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Zamfara United Escapes Relegation, Beats Sokoto United 2-0

Zamfara United Football club, on Saturday evening, escaped relegation zone from the Nigerian National League (NNPL) as it defeated Sokoto United at the Sardauna Memorial Stadium, Gusau. Zamfara United scored its first goal through Charles Igwe in the first half of the game, while Chiobuze Ebuka with Jersey No 16 scored the second goal in […]

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Birmingham 2022: FG Orders Complete Testing Of Athletes

The Federal Government has directed all relevant authorities to ensure that the necessary tests are carried out on all the athletes before the take off of contingents to the Commonwealth Games holding in Birmingham, UK in July 2022. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, @hmsundaydare gave the directive today at the Moshood Abiola National […]

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Volleyball: Minister Tasks Federation On Grassroot Development

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, @hmsundaydare has called on the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) to put up structures that will ensure the development of the game from the grassroots so as to ensure its sustainability. The Minister gave the charge when he received a delegation from the Federation International for Volleyball (FIVB) […]

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Man Utd’s Champions League Hopes Are Over After Arsenal Defeat – Rangnick

Manchester United’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League are over, says interim boss Ralf Rangnick. Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Arsenal moved the fourth-placed Gunners six points clear of United, who are sixth. Arsenal have five games to play while United – seeking a third straight year in Europe’s premier club competition – have […]

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Pillars Fans Disruption: Kano Govt Condemns Action, Sets Up Fact Finding C’tee

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state condemned the recent action of some Kano Pillars fans who destroyed vehicle belonging to Katsina United and wrecked havoc during football match between Kano and Katsina clubs, that took place at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano. In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of […]

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NSCDC Shines At OSOM Games 2022

The recently concluded 5th Edition of One Service One Medal Games (OSOM 2022) held in Abuja ended with spectacular performances put up by NSCDC athletes as the Corps emerged Second (2nd) Best on the overall medals table. This was contained in a statement signed by the Director of Public Relations, NSCDC National Headquarters, Abuja, DCC […]

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FG Inaugurates MOC For National Sports Festival

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Main Organizing Committee (MOC) for the successful hosting of the 21st National Sports Festival, scheduled to take place in November, 2022 in Asaba, the Delta State capital. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare who inaugurated the committee in his office in Abuja, stated that the […]

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World Cup Play-off: NWF Declares Support For Super Eagles

World Cup Play-off: NWF Declares Support For Super Eagles, Lauds NFF On Preparations The President and board of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, NWF have declared their support for the Super Eagles quest to pick one of the five tickets to represent Africa at this year’s World Cup in Qatar. The NWF President, Dr Abdul Ibrahim in […]

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FG To Provide Land For N-Youth Sports Academy

The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to ensuring that land is provided for building N-Youth Sports Academy with a focus on helping young teenage athletes actualize their dreams in sporting activities. The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, who disclosed this today in his office in Abuja while receiving the […]

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Sports Directors Tasked On Success Of Para-Games

The Federal Government has called on Directors of Sports of the 36 States of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja to ensure the successful hosting of the maiden edition of the National Para Sports Festival scheduled for April 9 – 16, 2022 in Abuja. The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, […]