Tag: sports in Nigeria

Nigeria team proves their pedigree
November 5, 2019 |

Nigeria team proves their pedigree

Three minutes into their debut at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup™ – the competition which they’ve won an unmatched 5 times – the Federal Republic of Nigeria conceded. Gyorgy Komaromi tapped in David Laszlo’s soaring cross, and the Republic of Hungary was up on the U-17 juggernauts. In the second match, it seemed they […]

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Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria
October 29, 2019 |

Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria

The national Ministry of Youths and Sports Development decided to secure full scholarships for young athletes (25 people) discovered at the National Youth Games (Ilorin) this year. In the Adopt-An-Athlete campaign that the sports minister championed, Sunday Dare emphasized the Ministry’s commitment to supporting the grassroots sports’ development and the talents’ nurturing. It was made […]

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Traditional martial 200 years in Nigeria become a lucrative sport
September 22, 2019 |

Traditional martial 200 years in Nigeria become a lucrative sport

Dambe is a fighting martial art that has a 200-year history in Nigeria, and has gone from a brutal martial art to an entertaining sport today. In this martial art, boxers often use one hand to fight, the other shield, and sometimes use their feet to strike. They often try to lower the game, forcing […]

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