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Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF President

Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF PresidentProf. Yahaya Ukwenya, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has said that the upcoming National Men’s Championship was vital to the country’s international engagement later this year. Ukwenya said the event which would start on Monday and end on March 31 at the Edo Boys High School, Cricket High Performance Centre, Benin City, would enhance the country’s preparation. He said:” The forthcoming 10-day Championship is a key event on NCF Calendar given the weight of international commitments that the country is committed to later in the year. “For us, this Championship is the first on the list of activities that will form the molding of a stronger national team both for the Under 19 and more importantly the Senior Men’s team. “We have three World Cup tickets to vie for later in the year, hoping that the COVID-19 Pandemic’s tide will continually be stemmed as it is presently being done now. […]

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Federation pledges to revive Pro wrestling

Federation pledges to revive Pro wrestlingChief John Uche, President of Nigeria Pro-Wrestling Federation (NPWF) has reiterated the commitment of the body to revive the sport in the country. Uche made this known during the Mock Wrestling Championship organised by the federation in Lagos on Saturday. He attributed the challenges facing pro-wrestling to lack of support from government and corporate organisations which had resulted to dearth of competition. He said that the foregoing had stunted the progress of the once famous sport’s in the country. “Our mission and aspiration as a federation is geared toward reviving professional wrestling. This  is why we have come up with this competition to engage wrestlers after so many years of inactivity. “We will be needing the support of corporate bodies and the government in our quest to restore the lost glory of pro-wrestling in Nigeria,” he said. Uche said that the federation wanted to use pro-wrestling to engage restive youths […]

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