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Richard Agbonifo Hand2Hand Sports Foundation Donates Jersey, Balls To Children in FCT

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By Joel Ajayi

In its determination to see handball prosper in the country, a non governmental organization known as Richard Agbonifo Hand2Hand Sports Foundation has commenced distribution of free Balls, Jersey, and Shoes for children who have interest in playing the game of Handball in the six area council of Abuja.

Addressing Journalist in on Monday in Abuja, the Executive Director of hand2hand sports foundation Mr Richard Agbonifo said that the plan is underway to ensure over 1000 benefit from the gesture.

Richard Agbonifo hand2hand sports foundation has been in the fore front of sponsoring FCT under 13 and 15 team having provide Jersey, ball, Jersey, feeding allowance and others.

According to him, our aim is to help the needy with kits, courts as well as other necessary need for them to excel in the game of Handball.

“All we are after is to help the kids discover their talents, nurture it and make them great in life.

“We are certified NGO, we have about 7 members and we hope to get more. We are contributing to all area council, we donated 24 shoes and 48 Jerseys and ball to the kids in Kuje and Amac area council already and we hope to do more.”

He However, regretted the state of Handball in the country, saying that the passion to make handball great was the reason his foundation start the gesture less privilege children.

“Nigeria are not where it supposed to be in handball, Nigeria can do more, we have good players, we need training, we the exposure, we need competition and that is what this foundation will be doing in the coming years.

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Ministry of Sports unveils partnership with Yanga Games

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Joel Ajayi


Towards creating a new dawn for Nigerian Sports, the Federal Ministry of Sports has signed a landmark agreement with top lottery company Yanga Games to raise the revenue profile of the Ministry and ensure a new deal for the welfare of athletes.


Speaking during the unveiling of the partnership between the Ministry and Yanga Games in Lagos on Friday, Chairman/CEO of Yanga Games Mr Derrick David Kentebe said “We are so super excited by this opportunity to work with the Ministry of Sports Development to change the narrative about Sports in the country. We see an opportunity for marketing our athletes and sports generally. We shall avail ourselves of the best use of this unique and special partnership. We shall pursue this mandate with vigor, passion, and unrivaled commitment to bring benefits to all the critical stakeholders.


The agreement according to Kentebe will provide support for retired athletes, enhance grassroots sports Development, and advance the potential of special athletes.a


He assured that ” Yanga Games can raise funds on behalf of the Ministry of Sports for athletes’ Development, endorsement, and sponsorship deals for athletes”.


Minister of Sports Senator John Owan Enoh assured that the Ministry has total and absolute confidence in YangaGames to deliver on the given mandate.

“Gone are the era when we depended solely on the government to fund sports development. We are partnering with YangaGames to bring maximum benefits to the athletes and all critical stakeholders. We shall give institutional encouragement and support to the Management of Yanga Games to succeed in this onerous task of rebuilding our sports sub-sector.”


Kentebe said ” We shall raise about 34 Billion in the next four years to assist athletes and improve sports in the country. We shall help to develop grassroots sports and sustain youth involvement through raffle draws, fund raisers, and other avenues.

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