Age Grade Tournaments Should Not Be Staged Outside Schools – NASCOM

To check age cheat in sports, National Academicals Sports Committee (NASCOM) has said that age grade competitions should not be organized outside the school system. Speaking at the weekend during the unveiling of NASCOM calendar for 2013/2014, chairman of the body, Yemi Idowu, age grade competitions are not supposed to be staged outside schools, saying,… Continue reading Age Grade Tournaments Should Not Be Staged Outside Schools – NASCOM

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UPLIFTing Under-15 Talent Hunt Aimed at Changing Lives

WIFE of the Ogun State Governor, Olufunso Amosun, has explained that she set up the UPLIFTing youth programme to help the children of the state become successful in their football careers. Speaking during the send-forth party organised for the 22 Ogun State boys selected for a training tour of Italy, Amosun said she was motivated… Continue reading UPLIFTing Under-15 Talent Hunt Aimed at Changing Lives

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Be Good Ambassadors, Amosun Charges Uplifting Stars On Italy Tour

WIFE of the Ogun State Governor, Olufunso Amosun, on Tuesday charged the 22 players selected from her pet project, UPLIFTing Football Talent Hunt, who started a training tour of Italy yesterday, to be good ambassadors of the country. The 22 players, drawn from secondary schools from across Ogun State, alongside their parents, were hosted to… Continue reading Be Good Ambassadors, Amosun Charges Uplifting Stars On Italy Tour

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GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup: Schools Get 5M Cash Prize

A total sum of N5m has been presented as cash prize to the winning schools of the just concluded Season one of GTBank Ogun State Principals’ Cup Competition. Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at the Conference Hall of the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Ogun State, Mr.… Continue reading GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup: Schools Get 5M Cash Prize

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Jonathan Calls For Compulsory Sports Ground In Schools

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has asked the Ministry of Education to ensure that new primary and secondary schools without plans for sports grounds are not accredited in the interest of sports development in the country. Speaking in Abuja in a stakeholders’ forum titled:  “Harnessing the potential of Nigeria sports sector from playground to podium,”  President Jonathan… Continue reading Jonathan Calls For Compulsory Sports Ground In Schools

GTBank/Ogun Principals Cup

Alamuwa Boys Grammar School, Ado-Odo have won the maiden edition of the GTBank/Ogun State Principals Cup after managing a lone-goal victory over hard-fighting Remo Divisional High School, Sagamu. The encounter at the MKO Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta was witnessed by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, his wife Olufunso, Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Gbenga Otenuga… Continue reading GTBank/Ogun Principals Cup

St Paul Anglican makes Channels National Kids Cup Quarter Final

The  fifth season of the annual Channels National Kids Cup kicked off Monday, 21stt May 2013, at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos. 16 primary schools from 13 states have been drawn to play against each other. The teams have been divided into four groups, and only the top two finishers in each group will progress… Continue reading St Paul Anglican makes Channels National Kids Cup Quarter Final

Adedokun International School Wins Milo Basketball Competition (Western Conference)

WITH what they experienced during the final of the Western Conference of the Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship, Lagos team – International School, Lagos (ISL) believes Ogun’s Adedokun International School, Ota has what it takes to rule during the grand finale. Even before the Conference final played at the Liberty Stadium, Coach Ernest Ijeoma of… Continue reading Adedokun International School Wins Milo Basketball Competition (Western Conference)

Ogun Signs MoU For Stadia Upgrading

THE Ogun State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Funturf International at upgrading its sporting facilities to meet world-class standards. The state’s Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Mr Gbenga Otenuga, disclosed that the partners would construct two 5-a-side astroturf pitches as well as the first of its kind children’s fun factory at… Continue reading Ogun Signs MoU For Stadia Upgrading

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15 Players Emerge From Ogun Football Talent-Hunt

The grassroots football talent-hunt competition for students between the ages of 13 and 15 organised by the wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun by the weekend produced the best 15 players from amongst the participants. The grand finale of the programme tagged UPLIFTing Under-15 Grassroots Football, which took place at the… Continue reading 15 Players Emerge From Ogun Football Talent-Hunt

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Ogun Principal’s Cup Competition Receives N1.9m Boost

Plans to stage a successful Principal’s Cup competition in Ogun state today received another boost as the partner, Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) presented a N1.9m to the State Government. The sum according to the representative of the bank, Mr. Harry Balogun was meant to cater for all the expenses concerning security, medicals, referee allowances and… Continue reading Ogun Principal’s Cup Competition Receives N1.9m Boost

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Governor Amosun’s Wife Organises Competition to Identify Talented Footballers

Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun has organised a football competition open to all male talented students in government-owed secondary schools in the state between the ages of 13 and 15 from the 1st to 6th of April, 2013. The competition, which would have in attendance Mr. Jim Colston, a renowned scout… Continue reading Governor Amosun’s Wife Organises Competition to Identify Talented Footballers

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Principal’s Cup Rejuvenated in Ogun

Ogun State Government has put necessary machinery in motion to resuscitate the “Principals’ Cup Football Competition” as a veritable means of helping its youths develop physically and mentally. An indication on this emerged today in Abeokuta at a meeting which the State’s Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Olugbenga Otenuga held with the representative of Guaranty Trust… Continue reading Principal’s Cup Rejuvenated in Ogun

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