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LAGOS/Nigeria: Nigeria is a multi-lingual land with citizens of diverse cultures and back ground but common love for the country. Even in the face of adversity, the average Nigerian is resilient, steadfast, creative and true to its nature. This belief therefore gave birth to the Annual PROUDLY NIGERIA INDEPENDENCE JERSEY (PNIJ) to celebrate every Nigerian, foster love and unity amongst us and ultimately create a unique and fashionable way to celebrate our national independence Haggai Sports Wear in partnership with Theresa Moses, CEO, Gatmash Blog, most sought- after news portals,…

Ochor Congratulates the New DFA Chairman, Nwaomucha

ASABA/Nigeria:  The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon Christopher Ochor Ochor had congratulated the newly elected Delta Football Association, DFA chairman, Mr Ken Nwaomucha, who emerged as winner with a vote of 26 out of the 27 delegates in the election held at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Multipurpose hall, Asaba. The Deputy Speaker, reacting to the news said the victory of Mr. Nwaomucha did not come as a surprise to him, because he is a football enthusiast with passion, especially as an ex-national football player. He called on…

Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh Peace Novelty Matches to Deepen Peace Process

WARRI/Nigeria: Dignitaries in Udu and Warri South-West Local Government Areas of Delta State and beyond turned up in their large numbers to watch the Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh Peace novelty matches at Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja towns on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th Sept, 2020 respectively. The novelty peace football matches were organized by the Aladja-Ogbe-Ijoh Peace Vanguard in collaboration with Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ as one of its strategies to deepen the ongoing peace process in Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities. At the Ogbe-Ijoh township playground, the Pere of Ogbe-Ijoh Warri…

Silverbird TV to Broadcast English Premier League Matches courtesy of a Sub-License Deal with Integral

LAGOS/Nigeria:  One of Nigeria’s most entertaining TV stations, Silverbird Television has signed on to broadcast one live English Premier League match per week over the course of the 2020 – 2021 season. This deal was agreed with Integral the current free-to-air rights holder for the Premier League matches in Nigeria. Integral secured its rights in a sub-license deal from the Infront Sports & Media agency, the substantive rights holder for free-to-air distribution rights in Sub-Saharan Africa. Integral currently has a similar deal with national broadcaster, NTA and will now be…

World Rugby Launches Search For Global Rugby Fan Panel

DUBLIN/Ireland:  World Rugby launches global rugby fan survey; selected volunteers to be invited onto the official global rugby fan panel; 12 million socially active fans across World Rugby’s digital channels; Nielsen’s global Sports DNA fan study finds global rugby fanbase stands at 405 million post Rugby World Cup 2019 Today World Rugby has launched its search for a new global rugby fan panel to be part of the future shaping of the governing body’s award-winning broadcast, content production and social media rugby offering. The recruitment drive opens today until 9…

Rights Activist Charges Governor Okowa to Site Delta Peace and Unity Stadium at Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh to Sustain Peace

WARRI/Nigeria: A Delta-born human rights activist and peace advocate, Comrade (Chief) Mulade Sheriff has again called on the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to cement the existing but nascent peace between Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh communities in Udu and Warri South West LGAs of Delta State. Chief Mulade, a Peace Ambassador and National Coordinator, Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, made the call in Asaba the State Capital and strongly appealed to the State Government to proffer lasting solutions to the communal/ethnic conflicts and crises in parts of the…

Nigeria Rugby Union Signs Kit Sponsorship Deal With Blk Sports

LAGOS/Nigeria: British Apparel Company, BLK Sport and The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) have signed an exclusive long-term kit sponsorship / partnership deal aligning with the Company’s global strategy. As part of the partnership, BLK Sport will produce Match Jerseys, Shorts, Socks, and replica Jerseys amongst other items for The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation. Speaking at the unveiling of the kits in London, BLK Sale and Marketing Manager, Charles Littlefair disclosed. “We are really excited to be partnering with the NRFF. Our support for them will complement their efforts to…

Arsenal Football Club and the 2020 English FA Cup

By Emmanuel Ojeme BENIN-CITY/Nigeria: On August 1st, 2020, history was made at the Wembley Stadium in London, England, at the final game of the English F.A. Cup between Arsenal F.C and Chelsea F.C. Prior to his game many followers of English football had concluded that Chelsea F.C. would come out victorious and carry the day. And so the two teams squared up on the day and with early game bravado, Chelsea F.C. scored its first goal in the 5th minute of the game. This early goal may have suited and…

Nigeria Rugby Football Federation Partners Rugby Outreach UK

LAGOS/Nigeria:  Nigeria Rugby has announced its partnership with Rugby Outreach UK to provide Rugby fitness, strength and conditioning advice to local teams across Nigeria. Technical Director; Abubakar Yaro says the partnership will help local teams across the country improve their fitness and conditioning required in the game. The Rugby Outreach Project is a global charity that provides Rugby fitness, strength and conditioning advice. The project operates on every rugby playing continent and assists teams from the grassroots level all the way up to international. This includes Union, League and 7s…

Ndame Football Academy, Kwale A Place to Grow Young and Talented Footballers

Street Football in Nigeria By Juliet Ogbodu KWALE/Nigeria: Football is arguably the most popular sport in the world. The attention it draws from its followers is second to none. Apart from the role it plays as a source of recreation, it has also become a huge source of revenue for investors. This explains why most of the big clubs in Europe like Manchester United FC, Liverpool FC Chelsea FC etc have been bought over by individuals. In Nigeria, football administrators have not been able to create the enabling environment for the maximisation…