Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Tag "National Sports Commission"

    World Cup money still with FIFA, says Amadu

World Cup money still with FIFA, says Amadu

FIFA is delaying the release of $9m to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as its prize-money for the 2014 World Cup because of the crisis in the Glass House. Musa Amadu, secretary general of NFF, has confirmed that Nigeria are yet to receive the money they earned in Brazil because of the leadership crisis that has bedeviled the country. He debunked reports [...]

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    4 years on, proposed Okwaraji mini-sports centre still a dream

4 years on, proposed Okwaraji mini-sports centre still a dream

Twenty-five years after Samuel Okwaraji’s demise while playing for Nigeria at the National Stadium in Lagos, his community is asking the government to immortalise him by building a sports centre in his name. The traditional ruler of Owerre-Umudioka in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Edmund Chukwuemeka Nwosu the Okadike 1, told TheCable during a courtesy call on him. “When [...]

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    Sam Okwaraji: Today’s ‘Paper Talk’

Sam Okwaraji: Today’s ‘Paper Talk’

Death was the august visitor in the month of August, 25 years ago. It took the lives of Sam Okwaraji and 12 others on Saturday August 12, 1989, inside the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos during a 1990 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Angola. TheCable goes into its archives to see how the sad events of that month, [...]

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    Jerry Okorodudu: I won’t lie – Lasisi used ‘black magic’ on me

Jerry Okorodudu: I won’t lie – Lasisi used ‘black magic’ on me

Former African boxing champion, Jeremiah Okorodudu, tells TheCable about memories of the fight with Joe Lasisi he lost allegedly due to his opponent's use of supernatural powers, how the annulled June 12 election overturned his fortunes, and lots more. Since retiring what has been your involvement in the sport? I have a boxing academy in Ojo for youths between the ages of 10 and [...]

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Jonathan, Maigari, endorse ‘Protect the Goal’ campaign

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Aminu Maigari on Monday joined President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo, Secretary to Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, Sports Minister, Tammy Danagogo and other prominent Nigerians in endorsing the new HIV awareness initiative tagged ‘Protect the Goal’ campaign. The event, which took place at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, underscored [...]

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