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Prosperity Cup 2024: Bayelsa State Government Pledges Commitment to Sports Development   ***Prosperity Cup Women’s Draws Hold on Thursday. By Chris Mark

Prosperity Cup 2024: Bayelsa State Government Pledges Commitment to Sports Development   ***Prosperity Cup Women’s Draws Hold on Thursday*** Bayelsa State deputy governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo says the state government will continue to show total commitment to the development of youths through sports. The deputy governor made this known during a courtesy visit by members of the Central Organizing Committee …

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Gov Diri Kicks Off Nigeria’s Biggest Grassroots Football Tournament in Yenagoa . Krusaders FC Begins Title Defence in Style By Chris Mark

Gov Diri Kicks Off Nigeria’s Biggest Grassroots Football Tournament in Yenagoa .  Krusaders FC Begins Title Defence in Style The Bayelsa State Governor’s Football Tournament christened the Prosperity Cup season six has kicked off in Yenagoa with over two hundred teams jostling for glory in 22 centers across the eight local Government Areas. Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri represented …

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Gov Diri Opens Draws, Present Kits To Participants, As Minister Endorse Prosperity Cup. By Chris Mark

Gov Diri Opens Draws, Present Kits To Participants, As Minister Endorse Prosperity Cup. Senator Douye Diri has performed the official draws ceremony and presentation of kits to perticipants of the Bayelsa Governor’s Football Tournament,known as the Prosperity Cup. While performing the official draws and presentation of kits to the participants at the main bowl of the Samson Siasia, Sport Complex,Ovom …

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Joshua gets second-round KO win over Ngannou

Joshua gets second-round KO win over Ngannou Anthony Joshua has won his fourth straight fight by securing a second-round knockout win over Cameroonian boxer, Francis Ngannou, in the main event of the “Knockout Chaos” card in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After securing consecutive victories in 2023 with wins over Jermaine Franklin in April and Robert Helenius with a seventh-round knockout in …

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Tinubu rewards Super Eagles with National award.

The President of Nigeria, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu has rewarded the Super Eagles of Nigeria with a national award( Member of the Order of Niger ,MON) flats in the Federal capital Territory, FCT and piece of land. The Super Eagles finished as runners-up in the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), hosted by Côte d’Ivoire. President Tinubu made the …

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Bauchi, Plateau Dominate As Barau Wins Bayelsa Gov’s 21km Marathon. By Chris Mark

Wadata Barau of Bauchi State, on Saturday, emerged winner of the male category of the fourth edition of the Senator Douye Diri (SDD) Bayelsa Marathon. One hundred and thirty-five athletes participated in the elite, teens (male and female students) and leisure runners categories of the 21km and 5km races respectively. Twenty-four-year-old Barau, a 400-level student of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa …

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Invest in Sports Diri Tells IOCs as Enoch Nwali emerged Winner Of Douye Diri National Scrabble Competition. By Chris Mark

3rd edition of Senator Douye Diri National Scrabble Competition Championship has ended in Yenagoa with the state governor Senator Douye Diri calling on multinationals and International Oil Companies to invest in sports development. The 2 days event which started from 8th ended on the 9th July at the DSP Alamieyeseigha Banquet Hall, Government House, Yenagoa with participants drawn from all …

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Prosperity Cup: Gallant NUJ FC Bows Out of Bayelsa Governor’s Cup. De Grace FC Wins Big to Secure Quarter Final Place. By Chris Mark

After two consecutive wins in the Bayelsa State Governor’s Football Tournament christened the Prosperity Cup the Nigeria Union of Journalists Bayelsa State Council on Thursday bowed out of the competition with a 3-1 loss to Dream Academy School. The NUJ Bayelsa team conceded the first goal in the tournament on 27 minute from a gifted error by the goalkeeper having made a …

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Top Dignitaries Expected As 4th U-13 JOF Football Tournament, ends On Sunday

Dr Olusegun Olugboyegun, The Campos Mini-Stadium, Lagos Island will be a beehive of activities as the final matches and a spectacular ceremony rounding off the fourth edition of U-13 JOF Football Tournament. The finals of the age grade grassroots football championship will take place on Sunday 11 June, 2023 with the 3rd place match between Ojo Babes of Ojo against …

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Gov. Diri Kicks Off 5th Bayelsa Governor’s Cup. By Chris Mark

Senator Douye Diri on Thursday formally took the ceremonial kick off to herald the 5th edition of the Bayelsa Governor’s Cup. The tournament also referred to as ‘The Prosperity Cup’ is described as the largest grassroots football competition in Nigeria and Africa. Governor Diri who performed the event at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex in Yenagoa was accompanied by the …

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