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FG Unveils Committee For Ten-Year Nigeria Football Development Master Plan

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The Federal Government Thursday unveiled Ten-Year Football Development Master Plan for Nigeria as part of its determination to ensure growth and development of football in the country.

This follows the charge given by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammudu Buhari to stakeholders in football administration in the country to produce a Ten-Year Football Development Master Plan for Nigeria, a committee was on Thursday constituted by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to carry out the assignment.

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In a statetment issued by ministry in Abuja, the members of the Committee are listed as follows Emmanuel Babayaro, Sunday Oliseh, Chief Olusegun Odegbami(MON), Mr. Ikeddy Isiguzo, Barrister Adokiye Amiesimaka(MON), Barrister Musa Amadu

Other membrs include, Dr. Bode Durotoye (Ministry Rep), John Opubor (NESG. Rep. OPS), Hon. Ayo Omidiran, Mr. Ogbu Augustine Ojiabor, Tobechukwu Okigbo(MTN), Ade Ojeikere, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, Alhaji Mohammed Sanusi(SG NFF), Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, Mr. Yemi Idowu and Muhammad Daha Umar Faruk .

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The date and venue of their inauguration, as well as their Terms of Reference and other relevant information will be communicated in due course.

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Six teams to Slug It At  NSK Polo Tournament, In Argungu 2021 World Tourism Celebration

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Six Polo giant-teams and clubs across the country are billed to take part in the five-day stretched program of events competing for various trophies as part of the activities pencilled to celebrates 2021 World Tourism Day in Arungungu in Kebbi state.

The teams include; the Vibrant polo teams NSK Farms, Ayutan Farms, Weststream Ponies and NFVCB Polo Team. Others are Gagdi Farms and Pali Resorts Polo Team.

In a statement signed by the Director, Media & Public Relations Ahmed Mohammed Sule said that teams will battle it out for quite a number of highly rated and prestigious trophies which includes the President’s Cup, Governor’s Cup and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation’s (SGF) Cup. As well as the Sultan’s Cup and the Emir of Argungu’s Cup.

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According to the statement, activities are bracing up for the NSK Polo Tournament and cultural festival as part of events line up for the 2021 World Tourism Day Celebration holding in Argungu, Kebbi State from Saturday 25th to Monday 27th September 2021.

“Our search on the level of preparedness of the team showed that all the teams are in high spirit bracing up to the challenges of the game with each hoping to emerge victorious over and above the rest. This is a clear indication that all the teams are potential champions.

“NSK Farms Polo team from Kebbi state will be led by Nura  Kangiwa, Ayutan Farms team from Yola Adamawa state is led by Alhaji Tanko Ayuba, first President of Nigerian Polo Federation. The polo team of Weststream Ponies from Zaria, Kaduna State is led by Abdulkarim Jibrin, Treasurer of the Nigerian Polo Federation

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“Others are NFVCB Polo Team\ from Abuja, FCT under the leadership of Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Gagdi Farms polo team from Jos, Plateau state led by Alhaji Adamu Gagdi and Pali Resorts Polo Team from Bauchi, Bauchi state.

 

“Organizers of the polo tournament promised that the tournament as part of activities lined up for the observance of the 2021 World Tourism Day is going to a spectacular sports tourism event with visitors and spectators expected to come from within Nigeria and beyond, including the neighbouring country of Niger Republic.”

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Why I Donate Jerseys, Support Volleyball – DCP Hasso

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The Adamawa State Volleyball Association Chairman DCP Stephen Hasso (rtd.) has identified the passion and love for the game of volleyball as the reason why he supports the growth of the game in the state and Nigeria at large.

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Hasso stated this when he donated 48 pieces of training jerseys to Nigeria’s male and female team players to the ongoing African Volleyball Championships in Rwanda holding in Kigali till Sept. 20th

When asked on what is motive behind the donation of Jersey to Male and Female National teams, He said: Well, I think sports is not one-man business, and the support and sponsor is not only for the government, sport is for everybody and if we leave for the government or one man it will not grow well. push({});

“I felt it necessary to assist the federation and ministry of sports and to also encourage our players anywhere they are going, that is why I gave them Jersey both men and women teams.”

Speaking on his effort in making game of Volleyball known in Adamawa state, he said: “It’s God that gave me inspiration to do that, in Adamawa I found out that the state is going below in Game of Volleyball and I told myself that it’s high time to put the experience I have to ensure the game of volleyball that I love with passion move forward.” He spoke.

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Basketball: Nigeria’s Men Basketball League Come Alive After Years In Hibernation

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After  years of issues involving the Nigeria Basketball Premier league, the league is commencing in a grand style at the Nigeria capital city Abuja and the state of Sunshine, Akure in Ondo state today’s Wednesday September 2021 respectively.

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It will be recalled that a court case stopped the league over the years but the February 2021 judgment quashed all the cases, a verdict many adjudged to be a victory for basketball in the country.

In the first game in Abuja, which is the Savannah conference that will be played in Abuja, the Gombe Bull will lock it up with Defenders by 10: 00 am.

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Nigeria Customs to play Benue Braves by 12:45noon as Gboko City Chiefs will tackle Reformers by 2:45pm while the final game of the day will be Nigerian Army Versus Kano Pillars by 4:45 pm

All the matches will be played inside the Indoor Sports Hall of the Package B Moshood Abiola Stadium, in Abuja. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Also, 11 teams from the Atlantic conference which include Rivers Hoopers, Kwara Falcons, Raptors, Police Baton, Ondo Raiders, Islanders, Coal City, Impressions, CAMAC, Invaders and Lagos Warriors will slug it out at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Akure Township stadium.

Addressing Journalists in a media parley on Tuesday in Abuja, the Chairman Caretaker Committee NBBF Engr. Musa Kida, has said all things are in place to have a better 2021 Nigeria Basketball Premier League.

According to him, Hands are on deck to commence the Basketball Premier League in both the Atlantic and Savannah conferences.

“The Secretariat is responsible for dispatching letters to the various clubs and that is the reason why the League is starting in Abuja.”

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