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SWAN President, Nyong Praises Eagles In AFCON Final Defeat

SWAN President, Nyong Praises Eagles In AFCON Final Defeat

SWAN President, Nyong Praises Eagles In AFCON Final Defeat For losing the African Cup of Nations final, the President, of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Otuekong Bonny Nyong says the Super Eagles gave their best and fought till the end. The Super Eagles lost to the host nation, Ivory Coast by 2-1 in a nervy final. Otuekong Nyong stressed that the defeat should be a foundation upon which the team can blossom and become better in subsequent competitions. He praised the players for their doggedness and fighting spirit, which he says took them to the final. "This is…
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Thank You For Making Us Proud, SWAN President Tells Super Eagles

Thank You For Making Us Proud, SWAN President Tells Super Eagles

Thank You For Making Us Proud, SWAN President Tells Super Eagles The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Otuekong Bonny Nyong says the stoic performance of the Super Eagles against Angola has maintained Nigeria's pride in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Ivory Coast. The Super Eagles tamed a stubborn Angolan national team, winning the much anticipated quarter finals encounter by 1-0. Otuekong Nyong says the progress of the Super Eagles into the semi finals represents another march towards emerging champion for the fourth time. He commended the players for their resilience and sense of purpose…
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AFCON: No Retreat, No Surrender Until Trophy is Lifted, Kalu charges Super Eagles                                                              …Applauds Team for Defeating Cameroon

AFCON: No Retreat, No Surrender Until Trophy is Lifted, Kalu charges Super Eagles …Applauds Team for Defeating Cameroon

AFCON: No Retreat, No Surrender Until Trophy is Lifted, Kalu charges Super Eagles …Applauds Team for Defeating Cameroon Enthused by their sterling performance and iconic 2-0 defeat of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Côte d'Ivoire late Saturday night, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has encouraged the Super Eagles of Nigeria to go all out for the trophy. With the overt humiliation of the Cameroonians, the Eagles have successfully booked a place for themselves in the Quarter Finals to now square up with Angola in…
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SANWO-OLU’S AFCON BUZZ CATCHES ACROSS LAGOS, AS COMMISSIONER FOR YOUTH IGNITES COMMUNITY SPIRIT

SANWO-OLU’S AFCON BUZZ CATCHES ACROSS LAGOS, AS COMMISSIONER FOR YOUTH IGNITES COMMUNITY SPIRIT

SANWO-OLU’S AFCON BUZZ CATCHES ACROSS LAGOS, AS COMMISSIONER FOR YOUTH IGNITES COMMUNITY SPIRIT In a spectacular display of unity and community spirit, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the visionary leader of Lagos State and the Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat orchestrated a resounding AFCON experience that resonates across the heart of Lagos. A captivating blend of free viewing centers and a dynamic predict-and-win initiative, powered by Hon. Mobolaji Ogunlende (RAK), Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, elevated the experience to new heights, Trek Africa Newspaper can report. A United Lagos:Governor Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to fostering unity took center stage with the establishment…
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Youths Talent Discovery, Sponsorship, Primary Focus Of ECK-F Football Tournament

Youths Talent Discovery, Sponsorship, Primary Focus Of ECK-F Football Tournament

Youths Talent Discovery, Sponsorship, Primary Focus Of ECK-F Football Tournament There is no doubt that football game has proven to be one of the most unifying factors that has continued to bring Nigerians together amidst many challenges. Little wonder then, that the President of ECK Foundation (ECK-F), Chief Dr. Emeka Charles Kalu, decided to lay out the carpet for the youths to grab and prove themselves worthy for identification and possible sponsorship and talent grooming. With about N1 million to compete for during the yuletide season, the ground is fertile for talent discovery and merriment.The USA-based Engineer, Philanthropist, and astute…
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ECK Foundation Football Tournament Starts Dec. 3 With N1 Million Tag

ECK Foundation Football Tournament Starts Dec. 3 With N1 Million Tag

ECK Foundation Football Tournament Starts Dec. 3 With N1 Million Tag. Sunday, December 3, 2023 will mark the start of the Chief Dr. Emeka Charles Kalu Foundation Football Competition. This was revealed at the football Competition Central Organising Committee meeting. The Chairman of the Central Organising Committee, Chief Kalu Emmanuel, announced that the four Autonomous Communities in Bende Town will play a knockout football competition. He also stated that the gold cup, balls, jerseys, and other materials needed for the competition have been purchased for 1 million naira to be shared among the four teams. He advised Autonomous community team…
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Kalu Hails Super Falcons’ Victory

Kalu Hails Super Falcons’ Victory

Kalu Hails Super Falcons' Victory Former Governor of Abia State and Pillar of Sports, Dr. Orji Kalu has congratulated the Super Falcons of Nigeria for qualifying for round 16 at the 2023 FIFA women's world cup.Applauding the nation's female team for their outstanding performance, the Senator called on the national team to sustain their robust feat in subsequent matches.Kalu in a congratulatory statement stressed that he was elated with the victory of the Super Falcons.He said, "as a soccer enthusiast, I commend Nigeria's female football team- Super Falcons for displaying uncommon in the ongoing football competition."The team has made the…
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International Women’s Day: FCT NAWOJ wins FAME football tournament

International Women’s Day: FCT NAWOJ wins FAME football tournament

International Women’s Day: FCT NAWOJ wins FAME football tournament By Jonathan Lois, FCT, Abuja The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), FCT Chapter on women week, emerged the overall winner of the annual International Women’s Day (IWD) football tournament in Abuja. A statement signed by the Secretary of NAWOJ, FCT chapter, Nkiru Okeke recently said that the event was organised by Fame Foundation in partnership with some CSOs and NGOs as part of activities to mark the 2023 IWD. The tournament was declared open by the Minster of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare. Dignitaries from different organisations including at the…
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2022/2023 IGBERE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT: My Desire To Encourage Local Talents Among Youths… APP’s Mascot

2022/2023 IGBERE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT: My Desire To Encourage Local Talents Among Youths… APP’s Mascot

2022/2023 IGBERE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT: My Desire To Encourage Local Talents Among Youths... APP's Mascot     The 2022/2023 edition of the Igbere community football match sponsored by the Abia state governorship candidate of the Action Peoples Party (APP), Chief Mascot Uzor Kalu, came to an end today with a scintillating match between the Okafia and Amankalu villages and watched live by the former Abia state Chief Staff and his running mate, Prof. Osondu Akoma.   At the finals of the grassroots football competition tagged "champion of champions," which was held at the Onu-Ibina Secondary School, the Okafia team emerged winners…
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Tears In Ikwuano, As Chibueze Cokey’s Body (Onye Ball) Returns To Mother Earth (See Photos + Video)

Tears In Ikwuano, As Chibueze Cokey’s Body (Onye Ball) Returns To Mother Earth (See Photos + Video)

Tears In Ikwuano, As Chibueze Cokey's Body (Onye Ball) Returns To Mother Earth (See Photos + Video) It was a moment of agonies, tears, and wailing as the remains of late Chibueze Justus Cokey, aged 34, were laid to rest in his late father's compound, at Umulu Ngwugwo Ibere, in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State. The young, International football Star who allegedly slumped and died on the football pitch, on October 19, 2022, was the immediate younger brother to the Deputy Chairman of Ikwuano local government Area of Abia State, Hon. Lordson Nwachukwu Cokey. Rep. Sam Onuigbo, Member…
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