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Nigeria’s Amputee Football Team Thumbs Up Sports Minister Over Support



The Nigeria Amputee Football National Team (Special Eagles) has appreciated the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare for refunding the World Amputee Football Federation annual due and for approving the National Institute For Sports (NIS)for their camping as they prepare for the Amputee Football Nations Cup in Tanzania(CANAF 2021).

Sarafadeen Olalekan Oyeleke, who is the captain of the Special Eagles said the support given the team by the Minister and the Ministry will spur them to give their best in Tanzania.

According to Oyeleke, “When you get this kind of support, then you know the nation is solidly behind you and you are inspired to give your hundred percent. That is exactly what we will do in Tanzania.

“We thank the Minister for refunding to us the annual dues that we paid to the World Amputee Football Federation and approving our camping at the NIS,” he added.

The Sports Minister had earlier charged the team to work hard and be good ambassadors of the country at the Amputee Football showpiece.

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Bolcit Barshep donates volleyball jerseys to Jos based volleyball club



As part of contribution toward growth of grassroots volleyball in Plateau state, Bolcit Barshep, Co-opted Nigeria Volleyball Federation member has donated 27 set of jerseys to Dadinkowa Volleyball Spikers of Jos, Plateau State.

Barshep made the donation at the club’s training court on Monday.

The Managing Director of Anista Marketing and Event Limited donated 15 sets of male, 12 sets of female jerseys and 5 jearsys to the management team of Dadinkowa Volleyball Spikers.

She revealed that volleyball clubs in the North Central should expect similar donation in the first quarter of 2022.

She said, “This is my own little way of supporting grassroots volleyball as well as encouraging the other volleyball clubs in Plateau state. I will continue to work to further uplift the standards of grassroots in Plateau state.”

“Dadinkowa Volleyball Spikers of Jos has an intimidating pedigree when it comes to volleyball. The club is producing young volleyball players who are ready to shock the country and I am proud to be able to do something for this great club.

According to her, “The aim is also to put smiles on their faces of the young players and give them courage to enhance their performance in and out of the court”.

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