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NWAOMUCHA EMERGES CHAIRMAN DELTA FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

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  OKIES VEEKY/GODWIN AYOBAMI RACHEL   Kenneth Nwaomucha, ex-international footballer has emerged chairman of Delta State Football Association (DFA). Nwaomucha emerged in an election of the Assocition that took place at the Indoors Sports-hall of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba where he had a landslide victory. Nwaomucha who is also the current Chairman Youths Sports Federation of Nigeria(YSFON), Delta chapter ...

DFA CHAIRMANSHIP RACE: DEVELOPING YOUTH FOOTBALL IS MY PRIORITY IF GIVEN THE MANDATE

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  OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO/GODWIN AYOBAMI RACHEL As the race for the chairmanship position of the Delta Football Association (DFA)hots up, Kenneth Nwaomucha, a major contender for the position has said that his priority would be the development of youth football in the state to serve as feeder for senior and national football teams. Addressing Sports Writers in Warri, Nwaomucha ...

OKOWA PLEDGES CONTINUOUS SUPPORT FOR SPORTS DEVELOPMENT, AS COLLEGE OF COMMERCE EMERGES WINNER SPORTS FESTIVAL

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  OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO/GODWIN AYOBAMI RACHAEL Delta State Government would continue to develop school sports with a view to ensure that raw sports talents are tapped. This was disclosed by Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta State during the grand finale of Greater Delta Games 2020 School Sports festival in Asaba At the end of the championship, College of Commerce, ...

OKOWA ATTRIBUTES DELTA’S SPORTS PROWESS TO OGBEMUDIA’S INITIATIVE SEED

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OKOWA ATTRIBUTES DELTA'S SPORTS PROWESS TO OGBEMUDIA'S INITIATIVE SEED OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State has attributed the sterling prowess of the state in sports to the initiative of late Samuel Ogbemudia as military governor of defunct Bendel State. The governor stated this at the final of the 4th edition of the Zenith Bank Delta Principal’s Cup ...

2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP GROUP STAGE FIXTURES ROLLS OUT

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2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP GROUP STAGE FIXTURES ROLLS OUT OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Fixtures for the group phase of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup have been released with the action kicking off on Monday, October 14, 2019 across all centers in Delta State. According to a statement signed by Mr. Jahrock Ujewe, Media and Communications Lead, 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup ...

DELTA EMERGES WINNER 5TH NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES

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DELTA EMERGES WINNER 5TH NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES RACHAEL EGBIVWIE. Team Delta has emerged winners of the fifth edition of the National Youth Games garnering forty one (41)gold, thirty two (32)silver and thirty (30)one bronze medals. Team Delta which had won the previous editions also smashed the medals record at the games after surpassing the twenty seven gold medals ...

ADJUSTED FIXTURES OF 2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP

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  ADJUSTED FIXTURES OF 2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP As mentioned in previous communications, some Matchday One fixtures have been adjusted due to other games in other tournaments taking place at the same venues for such ties in the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup.   According to a press statement issued on behalf of the Local Organising Committee, LOC, by the ...

U.S SOCCER, ENGLISH FA COACHES CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION IN FORTHCOMING FCAAN’S COURSE

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U.S SOCCER, ENGLISH FA COACHES CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION IN FCAAN'S COURSE OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO The forthcoming coaching course of the Football Coaches Association of Africa Nations (FCAAN)billed for November got a major boost as top United States Soccer coaches and English Football coaches confirms their participation to serve as instructors. This was disclosed by Dr. Babatunde Terry Eguaoje, Founder, FCAAN ...

OKOWA HAILS AFRICA’ LONG JUMP QUEEN, ESE BRUME

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OKOWA HAILS AFRICA' LONG JUMP QUEEN, ESE BRUME OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State has congratulated Urhobo born Ese Brume, Africa's reigning long jump queen for winning the long jump gold medal at ongoing All African Games in Rabat, Morocco. It is record that Brume, Commonwealth champion, leapt 6.69 meters on Thursday, August 29, 2019 ...

ROYAL EAGLES FC SET FOR 2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP

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ROYAL EAGLES FC SET FOR 2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Royal Eagles Football Club, Oleh is set to showcase its players talent at the forthcoming 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup slated to commence Saturday, September 14, 2019 for teams in Delta State where grassroots talents would be discovered and harnessed. This was disclosed by Emeotu Andrew Oreromena, Head ...

2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP DRAWS SEPT. 4

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2019 BET9JA ROYAL CUP DRAWS SEPT. 4 OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO   Draws for the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup will hold on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area near Warri, Delta State. This is contained in a press statement signed by Mr. Jarock Ujewe, by Media and Communications Lead, 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup, on behalf of the ...

DEARTH OF GRASS ROOT TALENTS BANE OF NIGERIA FOOTBALL

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DEARTH OF GRASS ROOT TALENTS BANE OF NIGERIA FOOTBALL OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Dearth of grassroot talents has been identified as the bane of development in Nigeria football. This was disclosed by Marvel Dick, chairman, Local Organising Committee and Head, Finance Sub Committee, 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup at its maiden press briefing in Asaba, he further disclosed that the urgent ...

EDO DEPUTY GOV. CHARGES JUDOKAS TO EXCEL IN ALL AFRICAN GAMES

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EDO DEPUTY GOV. CHARGES JUDOKAS TO EXCEL IN ALL AFRICAN GAMES OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Athletes selected to represent Nigeria in Judo in the forthcoming All African Games have been called upon to ensure they win medals for the nation at the continental games come August. This call was made by Hon. Phillip Shaibu, Deputy Governor, Edo State during the ...

CRESCENT SPORTS CLUB PLAYS MEMORIAL MATCH IN HONOUR OF OMONUWA

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CRESCENT SPORTS CLUB PLAYS MEMORIAL MATCH IN HONOUR OF OMONUWA OGHENETEJIRI NYERHOVWO Crescent Sports Club filed out over the weekend to play a memorial match at the club's ultra modern sports complex, Iyekogba, Benin-City to pay a glowing tribute to Dean Omonuwa who was shot dead in cold blood June 14, 2004 in Benin City. Speaking, Barr. Eddy ...
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