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Minister convasses Support for female Football

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The Nigerian women’s Football League Board has been assured of renewed support that would propel female football league to the next level.

This assurance was given on Sunday by Youth and sports Development Minister Honourable Sunday Dare at the finals of the female Football Super Six at the Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu Ode where Rivers Angels emerged champions after beating Sunshine stars 4-0.

According to the Minister “I’m impressed with what I’ve seen today as we have seen female professional Football at its best. You will recall I that I watched the last NWPL Super Four final at the Agege Stadium, Lagos where I saw great exhibition of talents. I want to congratulate the overall winner and those who will represent us for the first time in the Female CAF Champions League to be our worthy representatives by perhaps winning the maiden Trophy of the CAF Champions League. Don’t forget we have a track record in female football in Africa Where we remain a dominant force. We can extend the dominance from the National team to club level”.

Dare commended the chairperson of the Female league Aisha Falode for her deliberate effort in taking the female league to the next level.

The final game was watched by the Deputy Governor of Ogun state *Mr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele (MFR), NFF President Amaju Pinnick, NFF technical commitee chairman Ahmed Yusuf fresh, and FA chairman of kano state Mallam Sharif Rabiu Inuwa among others

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Beach Volleyball: President Cup to unravel new talents says Nimrod

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The Chairman Caretaker Committee of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod said talented players will be discovered at this year’s President Beach Volleyball Cup.

The President Beach Volleyball Cup will take place from 16th to 20th May, 2021 in Kaduna.

Nimrod stated that the young players will stand a chance of meeting some of their iconic players and eventually play them at the championship.

He said some of the players who will represent Nigeria at the Olympic Qualifiers will take part at the event.

He said, “I am optimistic that new talents will be discovered at this year’s President Cup. Last year, we saw players who have never attended Beach Volleyball tournaments anywhere in the country put up some nice display.

“This year’s edition is going to be explosive because most players are hungry for competition after the pandemic denied them playing time”.

“The younger players stands a chance of meeting players who have represented the country at various international tournaments and will be a source of motivation to them”, he added.

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