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Football: Mmadu, Ex-super Falcons shops for future female stars in Anambra state

By Chimezie Anaso Awka, Nov.7, 2020 Veteran Super Falcons star, Maureen Mmadu has launched a football talent hunt for young girls aged between 10 and 15 years with the aim of building capacity in female football and reviving recent flagging interest in the game. Tagged: “Anambra...

Volleyball Super Cup to hold in Ilorin from Nov. 19

Abuja, Nov. 5, 2020 The League Management Committee (LMC) of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) on Thursday said the top four teams in the federation’s elite and division one leagues would compete for its Super Cup. Prof. Olatunde Morakinyo, Chairman of the LMC, disclosed that the...

Female football stakeholders hail Omidiran’s appointment, committee’s composition

Abuja, Nov. 4, 2020 (NAN) A cross-section of stakeholders in women football in the country on Wednesday praised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the composition of its Women Football Development Committee headed by Ayo Omidiran. In separate interviews, some club owners and managers, as...

Port Harcourt safe for Wike’s pre-season football tourney, Sports Commissioner says

By Omuboye Sukubo Port Harcourt, Nov. 4, 2020 Rivers Commissioner for Sports, Boma Iyaye, says the city of Port Harcourt is safe to host Gov. Wike’s Pre-Season Football Tournament. Iyaye, who disclosed this on Wednesday in Port Harcourt after a meeting with the competition’s organisers,...

Oyo SWAN Chairman, Alebiosu, appointed into NFF committee

By Akeem Abas Ibadan, Nov. 4, 2020 Mr Niyi Alebiosu, the Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State Chapter, has been appointed into the Media and Publicity Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Alebiosu, an Editor with the Nigerian Tribune, was among the...

YSFON trains 42 football coaches in North-West

By Stella Kabruk Kaduna, Nov.3, 2020 The Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), on Tuesday in Kaduna, commenced the training of 42 grassroots football coaches drawn from states in the North-West. Abdulrazak Usman, the National Organising Secretary of YSFON, said the training was aimed at...

2020 Anambra FA Elections and Legal Issues About One-Man Candidacy

By Chimezie Anaso, News On Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, the Anambra State Football Association (FA) Electoral Committee conducted elections into the nine seats available on the board to replace the Ifeanyi Ubah-led board which statutorily elapsed on Aug. 2. Only a total of four positions were...

Rangers Int’l FC players complete medical tests, resume field activities for new season – Official

By Nicholas Obisike Enugu, Nov. 1, 2020 The Management of Rangers International FC of Enugu has announced the completion of medical tests and resumption of field activities for staff and players ahead of the new football season. The club media officer, Norbert Okolie, made this known...

Ekiti Govt. to assist own football club qualify for Premier League

By Idowu Gabriel Ado-Ekiti, Oct. 29, 2020 The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to support the management of the state-owned football team, “Ekiti United”, in their efforts to vault to the Premier League. Fayemi made this known to newsmen on Thursday in...

Udala FC wins AIFL Season 4 playoffs to emerge champions

By Chimezie Anaso Oct. 29, 2020 Udala FC of Uke, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra have won the Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL) Season 4 playoffs to emerge champions for three consecutive seasons. AIFL is an amateur football league in Anambra, organised and managed...
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