COVID-19 Forces Sabo GRA To Postpone Kaduna Speaker Cup Final

KADUNA/Nigeria: Following the upsurge of the COVID-19 outbreak in the state, the Tsaunin Kura GRA Residents Association (Sabo GRA), organisers of the Kaduna State House of Assembly’ Speaker, Rt.  Honourable Yusuf Zailani Peace and Unity Cup have postponed the final earlier billed for Saturday December 20. According to a statement signed by the Executive Public Relations Officer of the community, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, this was made known at a press briefing held on Saturday December 19, 2020 in Kaduna. Reading the text of the statement, President General of the…

Kajuru Lions Stun Hosts In Kaduna Speaker Cup As Dignitaries Storm Sabo GRA For Opener

KADUNA/Nigeria: Visitors, Kajuru Lions FC felt at home at the opening ceremony of the Speaker Kaduna State House of Assembly,  Rt. Honourable Yusuf Zailani Peace and Unity Soccer Competition as they beat one of the hosts Sabo GRA Zone D 1-0 in the opening match watched by several dignitaries. Kajuru Lions took advantage of the excitement on the part of the hosts in surprising them shaking their net early in the game on Sunday December 13, 2020. The game subsequently witnessed a goal drought afterwards, as attempts by both teams…

Excitement As Nigeria Rugby Football Federation Unveils Rugby Programmes At NIS

LAGOS/Nigeria:  The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has released courses and guidelines for prospective enthusiasts who intend to deepen their knowledge of the sport at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) ahead of the 2021/2022 session. This piece of development was revealed by the President of the NRFF Kelechukwu Mbagwu during a virtual meeting with members of the NRFF Board. The announcement of this latest development confirmed the underground efforts made by the Board to expand rugby from the fields to the lecture rooms where more knowledge can be acquired…

Kaduna Speaker Cup: Emulate Sabo GRA In Fostering Unity, Zailani Absolute Care Foundation Urges

KADUNA/Nigeria: The Zailani Absolute Care Foundation has commended the Tsaunin Kura GRA Residents Association (Sabo GRA) for blazing the trail in consolidating peaceful and unity in Kaduna metropolis through the organising of the Rt. Honourable Yusuf Zailani Peace and Unity Soccer Competition. This was expressed in a statement signed by its Chairman, Honourable Tasiu Musa, made available to newsmen on Saturday December 12, 2020. According to the statement, the foundation urged other communities to emulate Sabo GRA in fostering peace and unity not just in the metropolitan, but the entire…

Sabo GRA Rolls Out Maiden Edition Zailani Peace, Unity Cup

KADUNA/Nigeria: Maiden edition of the Zailani Peace and Unity Cup Tsaunin Kura (Sabo GRA) will be kicking off on Sunday December 13, 2020 at the LEA Primary School, on James Bawa Magaji off Jafaru Markarfi Road  in the community. A statement from the Executive PRO, Tsaunin Kura GRA Residents Association (Sabo GRA), Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson informed that eight teams will be participating in the competition, billed for kick off by 4pm. “In this maiden edition, only eight teams will be participating, drawn from Chikun, Igabi, Kajuru, Kaduna North and…

FIFA Secretary General Discusses World Football Disruption, Impact Of FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan And Wokeness At World Football Summit Live

ZURICH/Switzerland: FIFA’s Secretary General Fatma Samoura took part in the closing session of the World Football Summit Live today in a wide ranging discussion that covered disruption, wokeness and the impact of the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan on global football. In an interview led by South African broadcaster Carol Tshabalala, Fatma Samoura spoke about the effect the Covid-19 virus has had on football and the measures FIFA has taken to preserve and protect the game worldwide during this difficult time through the FIFA Covid-19 Relief Plan. “The FIFA Covid-19 Relief…

Okowa Tasks DFA On Sports Development

ASABA/Nigeria: The Governor of Delta state, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged relevant stake holders in sports, to raise the bar in sports development, and ensure that sports in the state is taken to the highest feat, especially football. The governor gave the charge while delivering his speech at the 1st Delta Football Summit, organised by the Delta State Football Association (DFA) with the theme ‘Football as a Tool for Peace Building’ with sub-theme ‘Life After Football.” Okowa decried what he described as abysmal, the performance of the national teams in…

FIFA Secretary General Inducted Into International Women’s Forum Hall Of Fame

ZURICH/Switzerland:  Secretary General Fatma Samoura has been inducted into the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Hall of Fame as recognition for her transformative contributions to society. Fatma Samoura, who worked on United Nations projects for 21-years before becoming the first-ever African, and woman to hold the role of Secretary General at FIFA in its 116-year history, was joined by fellow Hall of Fame honourees Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors and Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman of IBM, at the online 2020 IWF Hall of Fame Awards Gala. The gala…

Celebrate Nigeria @ 60 with Independence Jersey and WIN BIG

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…