Category Archives: In Memoriam

Madrid City Council Names Sports Center After Wilfred Agbonavbare

The Madrid City Council yesterday approved the motion to name a Sports Center after former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare. The motion moved by Councillor Paco Perez during Wednesday’s plenary session recommended renaming the Alberto Garcia Sports Center at Rua Reguera Tomateros after the late Agbonavbare. Wilfred ‘Willy’ Agbonavbare who died on 27th January 2015 […]

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NFF Mourns As Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole Dies

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday expressed shock at news of the death of former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles, Kelechi Emeteole. He was 66. Emeteole, who won 17 caps for the Senior National Team (then known as Green Eagles) and scored four goals, between 1975 and 1977, died […]

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Nigeria Women Football League Mourns Omagbemi’s Son

Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has joined the entire football family to mourn the shocking death of Samson Atamako, the 15-year old son of Super Falcons Head Coach, Florence Omagbemi and the passage of former NFF Head of Women’s Football, Mrs Lizzy Onyenwenwa. Samson, a Junior Secondary School (JSS3) student of Challenge International School, Kolokolo […]

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NFF Mourns As Lizzy Onyewenwa Passes On

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed deep shock and grief following the demise of former NFF Head of Women’s Football, Mrs Lizzy Onyewenwa, who passed on Thursday, 15th June 2017. “This is a big shock to us all,” NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi said on Thursday afternoon. “The news hit us like a thunderbolt […]

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IOC Announce The Death of Honorary Member Hein Verbruggen

It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of Hein Verbruggen, IOC Honorary Member in the Netherlands, at the age of 75. A cycling fanatic and a true sports fan, Hein Verbruggen was President of the International Cycling Union (UCI) from 1991 to 2005. He also headed […]

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FIRST STEPHEN KESHI MEMORIAL LECTURE HOLDS IN BENIN

The National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers (NANPF) the Nigeria Players Union will organise the FIRST STEPHEN KESHI MEMORIAL LECTURE at the Conference Hall of the Petrol Station Workers Union Along Benin-Auchi Road on the 7th of June 2017 by 11am Late Stephen Keshi former Super Eagles Player and Coach, died in Benin on the […]

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DALUNG CONDOLES NFF OVER HAMILTON

The Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has expressed deep shock and sincere sympathy to the Nigeria Football Federation, friends and family members over the death of former Super Eagles Coach, Paul Hamilton. Dalung said his death came at a time his experience was needed to develop other football coaches in the […]

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NTF Condoles Dalung, Pays Tribute To Enahoro

The Nigeria Tennis Federation has expressed its condolence to Sports Minister, Barr. Solomon Dalung over the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung. Mrs. Dalung reportedly died on Sunday morning after a brief illness. “This is to express our heart-felt condolence with the Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung following the passing away of his wife. […]

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NTTF Condoles With Nigeria’s Sports Minister

The board of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has condoled with Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung on the demise of his lovely wife, Mrs. Briskila Dalung on Sunday January 28. The late mother of five passed after a brief illness. In a statement signed by NTTF President, Wahid Oshodi, the federation symphatised […]

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Dalung Loses Wife

The death has occurred of Mrs Briskila Dalung, wife of the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung. She died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness. Her death which was announced on the Facebook page of the Honourable Minister read thus. ” I am bereaved. My heart is heavy. I […]

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SWAN Condoles With Sports Minister Solomon Dalung

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has condoled the Minister of Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, on the demise of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung. In a condolence message signed by Olawale Alabi, the Association’s Secretary-General, SWAN said it was pained by the news of Briskila’s demise. “Her death, which occurred after a […]

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