Category: Sports

October 5, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

BY SUNNY A. DAVID Kenya’s Bernard Sang, 39, and Esther Chesand, 25, have won the male and female categories of the maiden Onitsha City Marathon held in Onitsha, Anambra on Saturday. Sand won with 1.4:44seca. Emmanuel Pam and Fadekemi Olude from Plateau came tops as Male and Female Champions of the Nigerian Nationality category in…

September 29, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

By ABAH ADAH, Abuja Renowned philanthropist, Honourable Prince Ned Nwoko, has been honoured in recognition of his commitment to sports development in Nigeria.  Presenting the award  to Honourable Nwoko in a brief ceremony in Abuja, the President of UK-based Jose Foundation, Dr Martins Abhulimhen, said it was in recognition of the frantic efforts and sacrifices…

September 27, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Sebastian Coe on his re-election as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Coe, 62 was re-elected for a second term at the 52nd IAAF Congress in Doha. Governor Okowa, in a congratulatory message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifejika, said Coe was…

September 10, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Nigeria’s Dream Team, U-23 Eagles on Tuesday defeated their Sudanese counterparts 5 goals to nil in an AFCON U-23 qualifying game at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. By this victory, Nigeria has qualified for Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations. The two finalists in Egypt will represent Africa at 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The match…

September 8, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

750 man Team Delta contingent has arrived Ilorin ahead of this year’s National Youth Games. The team, which arrived yesterday after a nine hour journey, quickly settled in readiness to retain the title they had won since the inception of the games in 2013.  Team Delta, who are the defending champions, will compete in thirty…

September 8, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

N Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has charged the team to the 5th National Youth Games (NYG) holding in Ilorin, Kwara state, to go all out and retain the trophy, which it won at the last edition. The defending champions of the games departed their camp at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, on Saturday,…

August 31, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the national female Basketball team for emerging champions at the just-concluded FIBA Africa Women’s Basketball Championship. The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifejika, commended the Nigerian team for making the nation proud. He particularly saluted Delta-born trio of Elo Edeferioka, Jasmine Nwajei and…

July 7, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has said scoring against Cameroon runs in the Super Eagles. Reacting to the Eagles 3-2 victory over Cameroon at the Alexandria Stadium in Egypt on Saturday, Okocha praised the team’s second half performance, hailing his nephew, Alex Iwobi, who scored the winning goal. “I think it is in the…

June 23, 2019 Sunny David No comments exist

With the round-off of polls and subsequent inauguration of various political offices in Nigeria, the electorate expect their representatives to begin the implementation of various campaign pledges.  One of those to hit the ground running is the Member Representing Anaocha Two Constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly, Honourable Ejike Okechukwu, who has begun sponsoring…