FCT SWAN, at its monthly congress held on Thursday in Abuja, said it was worrisome that the stadiums and particularly the one in Abuja had gone to such state of disrepair.
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NAN reports that the International Table Tennis Federation had on July 2, ranked Aruna Quadri 20th in the world, thus displacing Omar Assar as Africa’s best rated player.
Chidoka, whose message was contained in a statement issued in Abuja, noted that since Sallah festivity signalled the end of Ramadan, it is expected that the much needed accelerated growth and development of Nigerian sports would be inspired in line with solemnity of the just concluded fasting exercise.
Ubah said made the pledged in Nnewi, Anambra, on Monday during an interaction with SWAN’s leaders in the state.
A statement by the association’s Secretary, Muawiyya Garba, on Thursday in Katsina lauded the government for modernizing the athletics’ tracks to international standard.
The commendation followed presentation of a plaque to Lagos SWAN by the minister at a dinner organised by the ministry in Abuja on Friday.
It also appointed the Team Manager of Rangers International FC, Amobi Ezeaku, into its Players Status Committee.
It said the letter by the AIPS Africa Secretary-General, Gustave Samnick, indicated that SWAN was to send to the body’s election board names of candidates on or before November 6.
Ogbemudia, who is the Zonal Secretary of SWAN in the South-South, had come under various forms of disciplinary action by the Nigeria National League.
SWAN gave the advice in its position paper to the Panel of Inquiry on the Crisis and Abysmal Performance of the club in the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League season
The two-day meeting, which will be the first of its kind between players’ representatives on the board and its constituency, will hold at the conference hall of the Lagos State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria.
Malikawa, who is the Media Officer of Kano Pillars Football Club, was elected unopposed along with other members of the new executives on Tuesday at the Nigeria Union of Journalists Press Center in Kano.
The association’s Chairman, Alambo Datonye, told newsmen in Yenagoa that the registration and screening began on Monday and would end on Tuesday.
The appointment is deserving as the record showed that Umar is a seasoned sports administrator and security expert, a statement by Anthony Oji, Chimezie Anaso, Chairman and Secretary of SWAN, said.
Its Chairman, Alambo Datonye, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Yenagoa that the race was to create a pathway for journalists to engage in physical exercise.
The N3.5 million is earmarked by the company for the one week sports competition which has harmonised the various sports desks of media organisations in Lagos.
Edoreh spoke against the backdrop of the unveiling of the fixtures of the annual football tournament which would kick-off on August 11 at the Sports City, Lagos.
Besides, Olatinwo promised adequate supports for the hospital’s football team, Injectors, currently plying its trade in the Nationwide League, to gain promotion to the nation’s Premier League in the shortest possible time.
Dalung wondered why such an ugly incident had to single out Bekom’s family, who has so far lost three of its members, with another three still battling for life at the Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakiliki, Ebonyi State.
A statement signed by Olawale Alabi, the Secretary-General of SWAN, said “Bekom sad and painful” death occurred on July 16, following the injuries he sustained from a fire incident occasioned by gas explosion.