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Fatai Dragons midfielder, Oscar Nwimo reaching for the stars

Fatai Dragons midfielder, Oscar Nwimo reaching for the stars

By Nnamdi Okosieme His touch of the ball reminds you of the legendary Brazilian star, Bebeto whose deft touches and mesmerizing runs helped Brazil win the 1994 FIFA World Cup. It was for this reason that his teammates and fans have nicknamed him Bebeto. Quick on the ball and slippery as an eel, Oscar Nwimo,

SPORTS FESTIVAL: Edo groans under weight of bloated contingent as athletes, coaches suffer neglect

As other states settle down to competition at the 19th edition of the National Sports Festival, which got underway yesterday, Edo State is groaning under the weight of an over-bloated contingent. With 591 athletes and officials, Edo State has the largest contingent at the games. Checks reveal that more than a third of this number

Online Football Fantasy: All About It

Introduction – Sports is considered to be one of the highest forms of exercise. If you are into sports, you tend to remain fit for years to come, they say. But what about those who are into sports, but are not able to fulfil their desires? Some people might not even enjoy sports, let go

Dudu-Orumen expands scope of reference of Edo sports associations reform committee

One week after constituting a five-man committee to come up with ideas of revamping sports association in Edo State and bring them to Olympics standard, Edo State Sports Commission (ESSC) chairman, Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, has given the committee an expanded terms of reference. In setting up the committee last week, the ESSC boss said the

SPORTS FESTIVAL: Edo will excel, Governor Obaseki promises as he receives Festival Torch

Edo State will be the cynosure of all eyes at the National Sports Festival, Governor Godwin Obaseki stated on Monday afternoon as he received the National Sports Festival Torch at the Government House Benin-City. Speaking through Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, the chairman of Edo State Sports Commission, the sports-loving Governor expressed delight at welcoming the Torch

Dudu-Orumen kick-starts process of reform of Sports Associations in Edo State

As part of efforts to reposition sports in Edo State, Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, chairman of Edo State Sports Commission (ESSC), has set up a five-man sports associations reform committee. The committee, which is headed by Smarts Ebhodaghe, a journalist of more than two decades standing has as secretary, Lucky Adagbonyin, Secretary of ESSC. Other members

Edo State Sports Commission boss, Dudu-Orumen, others, named in NFF football reform committee

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF)on Wednesday moved to reform Nigerian football with the release of names of individuals in a football reform committee. The committee headed Barrister Seyi Akinwunmu, 1st Vice President of the NFF, has leading members of the Nigerian football fraternity including members of the NFF Executive Committee, NFF Congress, technocrats, legal practitioners,

SPORTS FESTIVAL: Dudu-Orumen demands quality performance from officials, athletes, assures on welfare

The Chairman Edo State Sports Commission, Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen on Friday held a no holds barred meeting with all members of staff of the Commission ahead of the state’s participation in the fast-approaching national sports festival, Abuja 2018. The newly appointed Chairman who was not so impressed with the performance of the state at south

Edo Development Organization ready to partner Edo Sports Commission boss, Dudu-Orumen to transform sports in Edo State

A group of leading Edo businessmen and professionals have indicated their readiness to partner with the Edo State Sports Commission (ESSC) headed by Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, to transform sports in Edo State. The group, the Edo Development Organization (E.D.O) comprising individuals of diverse professional background, is a non-governmental organization looking to create value for Edo