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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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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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