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Fame Foundation Lauds Amnesty International For Using Sports To Project Human Rights



Joel Ajayi

The Executive Director of Fame foundation  Aderonke Bello has applauded the Amnesty International for using sports as a tool to create more awareness about human right in the country.

The first ever sports tournament put in place by the Amnesty International to champion the course of human rights in the country and beyond.

Speaking at the final day of the three day Amnesty International football and Basketball tournaments in the Nigeria’s Capital Territory, where Government Secondary School Tundu-Wada Zone 4 defeated their counterpart from GSS Mabushi 2-0 to win the tournament.

According to Mr Aderonke, I want to Aplauds the Amnesty international for using sports to promote human rights.

Sports is beneficial in the context of human rights, it take the integration from different social,  cultural and economic background, as you can see everyone is here from different school and the only thing that brought us together is sports.

“Sports can also be used as a platform to promote social change, this can be employee through sport based initiative and I want to commend Amnesty International for this laudable project.

“As for us at the Fame foundation, we have been using this tool to effect change in our society, which is why at FAME we are using sports as a tool to promote girl child education, to end child marriage and inclusion of displace girls in sports.

“We have been using sports to enhance their mental and well-being through sporting activities and engagement.”

She however, charged all Nigerian to always do their part toward the advancement of human right saying:  “together we can take action, together we can change the world through sports.” She expressed

Meanwhile GSS Tundu-Wada emerges winner of 2022 Amnesty Football Tourney defeated their counterpart from GSS Mabushi 2-0 to win the tournament courtesy of Basir Mohammed who scored the brace in the second half of encounter.

While, In the Basketball event, GSS Wuse Zone 3 outclass the GSS Maitama 11-6 to emerged the winner.

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FCT Residents shun FiFa World cup for OteforWealth championship



Resident of FCT weekend shuned the ongoing world cup Games in Qatar but trouped out en mass to cheer their different states participating at the ongoing OTE4Wealth National championship.

The Ote4Wealth Football Tournament holding at the Water FC Stadium, Apo Abuja is in in honour of Diamond Jubilee celebration of Nigeria’s foremost philanthropist and Business mogul, Femi Otedola Femi Otedola who clocked 60 on November 4. 

In matches day two, Bayelsa advanced to the next round of the maiden edition of #Ote4Wealth National Football Tournament on Saturday.

Edo were the victims as Bayelsa humbled them 2-0, with John Raphael registering a brace.

Goals from Zakari John and Biola Brian was the tonic Abia needed to defeat Taraba 2-0.
A superbly taken free kick by Ehiam Akami helped Akwa Ibom pip Ogun 1-0.

Meanwhile, FCT also beat Oyo 1-0. Sani Auwalu was on song for the winning team.
Ajoh Chika’s header settled the game between Ebonyi and Enugu. 

Ekiti and Niger failed to score at the end of regulation. The latter won 4-3 on penalties.

Match Day 2 Results.
Abia 2-0 Taraba 
Nasarawa 0-3 Osun
Cross River 0-0 Kebbi (AP 1-4)
Ondo 0-3 Rivers
Enugu 0-1 Ebonyi
Kogi 0-0 Anambra (AP 4-3)
Akwa Ibom 1-0 Ogun
Katsina 0-3 Bauchi
Zamfara 0-2 Kwara
Ekiti 0-0 Niger (AP 3-4)
Oyo 0-1 FCT
Delta 1-0 Yobe 
Edo 0-2 Bayelsa

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