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Olumide oyedeji elected as chairman Nigeria Athletes Commission

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Olympian Olumide Oyedeji who was appointed by Nigeria Olympic Committee NOC in 2019 was on Tuesday elected as the Chairman of Nigeria Athletes Commission NAC.

He was elected unopposed with 29 votes out of 30 votes casted at media center of Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja.

Others member elected are Henry Okorie who polled 20 votes as Volleyball mem Emmanuel Jatto scored 20 votes while Blessing Onyeali polled 16 votes.

While congratulated newly elected member of the commission the NOC Engr. Habu Gumel who was represented by Dr Ademola Are charged the new exco to represent athletes well in the interest of Nigeria sports

According to him take athletes our children for the growth and development of sports in the country.

“Don’t be discourage, the journey is not smooth, represent athletes well, interface with NOC they will listen to you.

“Athletes Commission need to come together especially on the area of harassment, drug abuse and and others ugly incident that use to be happen among the athletes.”

He charged all stakeholders to work together in the interest of Sports.

Speaking on the victory, elated Oyedeji said it’s a big task for me tough challenge for him and he will not leave any stone unturned for the betterment of all athletes.

“We will ensure that athlete voice are heard, we will promote the interest of athletes in sports, we will make them involved in policy and decision making that represent the interest of the athletes and Nigeria sports at large.”

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Mavlon FC arrives Europe on 21 days training tour

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The management of Mavlon FC have taken another giant stride in the development of her players by embarking on a training tour in Europe.

The team led by the chief coach, Muyiwa Showole, comprised of players and other officials, arrived Bulgaria on a training tour of 21 days that will see Mavlon FC play friendly games with some clubs in the Eastern European country.

In May, Mavlon FC were guests of Golden Eaglets at the FIFA goal project, Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja  when they engaged the National U 17 team of Nigeria in a friendly game, which witnessed sublime football artistries from both sides all through 90 minutes.

The team displayed strong football qualities despite losing 1-0 to the Eaglets.

24 hours later, Mavlon FC were too formidable for Tiki Taka academy, beating the team at their home ground in Abuja 1-0 in another friendly game played in Abuja Al geared into putting the team is great shape ahead of the training in Bulgaria, Europe.

It is also interesting to note that Mavlon FC has Stephen Emmanuel, one of the players of the victorious Golden Eaglets team that won the WAFU B U17 tournament last Friday, making the training tour of the team.

Below are the friendly games lined up for the team in Bulgaria

01.07. 2022. 

Mavlon FC vs FC Montana. 

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria. 

02.07.2022. 

Mavlon FC vs FC Makedonija G.P.(NMacedonia). 

Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.

03.07.2022.

Mavlon FC vs FC Levski-Krumovgrad. Match Time: 5pm.

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.

10.07.2022.

Mavlon FC vs Levski-Karlovo. 

Game Time: 10:30am

Venue: Evima Football Field, Bansko, Bulgaria.

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