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Nigeria calls for sponsorship of sports against football
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Nigeria calls for sponsorship of sports against football

Apr 17 2013, 5:44am CDT | by

Lagos, April 17 (IANS) The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football.

Lagos, April 17 — The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football. President of the...

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Nigeria calls for sponsorship of sports against football

Apr 17 2013, 5:44am CDT | by

Lagos, April 17 (IANS) The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football.

Lagos, April 17 — The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has called on all levels of the government to endeavour to sponsor other sporting activities, besides football.

President of the federation Kayode Omotoshe made the appeal in central north Kwara State Wednesday, saying that table tennis also engages the youth, who are vulnerable to social vices and malice in the society, reports Xinhua.

Omotoshe appealed to other levels of government to shift attention to other sports, to enhance their development and not for any "imaginary" tussle with football.

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TORONTO — Nigeria and Cameroon are the first African countries to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next year. Both won their semifinals Wednesday at the African Women’s Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala, named most outstanding player at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer, scored both goals as Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1. Captain Christine Manie scored for Cameroon with less than three minutes left in extra time for a ...
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TORONTO — Nigeria and Cameroon are the first African countries to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next year. Both won their semifinals Wednesday at the African Women’s Championship in Windhoek, Namibia. Asisat Oshoala, named most outstanding player at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer, scored both goals as Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1. Captain Christine Manie scored for Cameroon with less than three minutes left in extra time for a 2-1 ...
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