Edo 2020: OBASEKI, SPORTS MINISTER AGREE ON APRIL 2 AS NEW DATE FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL; FG ASSURES OF SUPPORT FOR GAMES HOSTING

***ATHLETES TO BE VACCINATED AHEAD OF COMPETITION The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Friday met with the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, to finetune plans for the hosting of the National Sports Festival, tagged ‘Edo 2020’. The festival, which has suffered several postponements from March 2020, is now scheduled to hold from April 2 to 14, 2021. Receiving the Sports … Continue reading Edo 2020: OBASEKI, SPORTS MINISTER AGREE ON APRIL 2 AS NEW DATE FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL; FG ASSURES OF SUPPORT FOR GAMES HOSTING

Real Madrid Academy: GOV WIKE HAS LAID STANDARD FOR THE NATION TO EMULATE – Dare

The Minister of Youths and Sport, Sunday Dare said Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike by building the Real Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt has laid a standard for football development for others to emulate. He said the academy is worthy and long-term investment in human, and capital developmentt that will soon be the new oil well of Rivers State and huge revenue earner for … Continue reading Real Madrid Academy: GOV WIKE HAS LAID STANDARD FOR THE NATION TO EMULATE – Dare

GOV WIKE TO RIVERS UNITED FC: YOUR LIFE WILL CHANGE IF YOU WIN CAF CUP; PRESENTS YUTONG LUXURY BUSES, AMBULANCES, TO RIVERS UNITED, RIVERS ANGELS FOOTBALL CLUBS

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has challenged players of Rivers United Football Club to make the state proud by doing everything possible in winning the cup of the forthcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) tournament. The Governor said if they achieve that feat, their life will change and the state will celebrate them. Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, Kelvin Ebiri, … Continue reading GOV WIKE TO RIVERS UNITED FC: YOUR LIFE WILL CHANGE IF YOU WIN CAF CUP; PRESENTS YUTONG LUXURY BUSES, AMBULANCES, TO RIVERS UNITED, RIVERS ANGELS FOOTBALL CLUBS

OKOWA DECRIES DWINDLING FORTUNES OF FOOTBALL IN NIGERIA

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the dwindling fortunes of football in Nigeria. Okowa stated this at the 1st Delta State Football Summit The Summit with the Theme “Football as a tool for peace building and economic empowerment” organized by the Delta State Football Association (DFA), which held at Vacation Suites Asaba. Represented by the State Commissioner for Youth … Continue reading OKOWA DECRIES DWINDLING FORTUNES OF FOOTBALL IN NIGERIA

IGHALO MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SQUAD, AS MAN UTD RELEASE TEAM LIST

Nigeria international and Manchester United’s number 25, Odion Jude IGHALO, has made the 25-members Man Utd Champions League Squad, as the 25th player. The Man Utd Champions League Squad is: Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Lee Grant, Dean Henderson Defenders: Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Alex Telles, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe Midfielders: Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Fred, Bruno Fernandes, … Continue reading IGHALO MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SQUAD, AS MAN UTD RELEASE TEAM LIST

FUNDING OF PROJECTS NOT A PROBLEM IN RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOV WIKE; DIRECTS SPECIAL ADVISER ON REAL MADRID FOOTBALL ACADEMY TO COMMENCE SCREENING OF STUDENTS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his administration always sets funds aside for any project that it awards, adding that this is the reason why there would be no abandoned project in the State. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the explanation after inspecting the Junior Doctors’ Residential Quarters and the Real Madrid … Continue reading FUNDING OF PROJECTS NOT A PROBLEM IN RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOV WIKE; DIRECTS SPECIAL ADVISER ON REAL MADRID FOOTBALL ACADEMY TO COMMENCE SCREENING OF STUDENTS

CRISTIANO RONALDO SCORES 100TH INTERNATIONAL GOAL FOR PORTUGAL

Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored his 100th international goal for Portugal after nine months of waiting and then added one more to signal his quest to break the 108 international goals world record held by Ali Daei of Iran. The mercurial CR7 struck twice in Portugal’s 2-0 Nations League victory over Sweden on Tuesday, September 8, with milestone goal, the first of his two strikes, coming … Continue reading CRISTIANO RONALDO SCORES 100TH INTERNATIONAL GOAL FOR PORTUGAL