Tag: sport

Picture: Makeshift table tennis in a Nigerian town

Here in Nigeria, the children are so creative that the only thing they need to play ping pong is the ping pong ball itself.

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Nigeria: NFF approves July 16 for invited players Nations Cup qualifier

The football body’s technical committee says coach Salisu Yusuf’s men will begin their preparatory camping in Kaduna for the qualifier The Nigeria Football Federation has approved July 16 as the camp resumption date for the invited players ahead of next month’s African Nations Championship qualifier. Having released a 30-man squad for the clash against Togo […]

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Build NBBF again, urges Musa Kida

Newly-elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has called on all aggrieved members of the basketball family to return to the fold and help in rebuilding the game in the country. Kida also encouraged sponsors and other associates of the game who pulled out of the federation’s activities in the past to […]

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Orbih, promises to make badminton one of Nigeria’s most popular sports in 4 yrs

The new President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), Frank Orbih, has promised to make the game one of Nigeria’s most popular sports within the next four years. He made this known in Kaduna at the breaking of Ramadan Fast “Iftar’’, organised by the Vice-President of the federation, Alhaji Mohammed Maina, at the Friendship […]

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