Ikorodu West Chairman Takes Tinubu/Shettima, Others Campaign To Viewing Centre

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman, Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, Hon. (Otunba) Sulaimon Kazeem Olanrewaju, FCA, on Sunday, November 27, 2022, stormed the Ita – Elewa mini stadium in Ikorodu with other council officials to watch the FIFA World cup currently going on in Qatar, with hundreds of residents. He attended the official viewing centre in Ikorodu, with members of his cabinet and the Leader of the Council’s Legislative Arm, Hon. Enitan Jessica Oba. The Council boss did not only attend the…

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Elepe Secondary School Athletes Dominate 2022 Alhaji R.B.O. Aroyewun Marathon Race

Kunle Adelabu & Mariam Akinloye It was all about Elepe Senior Community Secondary School as young athletes from the school dominated the 2022 Alhaji R.B.O. Aroyewun Marathon Competition for Secondary School and Open categories. The short distance race, sponsored by family of late Balogun of the Igbogbo Central Mosque, has been in existence since 1992. The overall winner of the race, Master Ayomide David of the Elepe Senior Secondary School, Elepe, Igbogbo,covered the distance in 20minutes. He was presented with N10, 000 cash gift and a medal. About 120 young…

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Ref. Jelili Ogunmuyiwa Pleads For Beach Soccer Pitch At Igbogbo Stadium

Kunle Adelabu The Igbogbo – born referee in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and a FIFA-badged Beach Soccer referee, Mr Jelili Ogunmuyiwa, has pleaded with the Lagos State Government through its Sports Commission, to include Beach Soccer field in the ongoing construction of the Igbogbo Township Stadium. Ogunmuyiwa, who officiated at the recently concluded 2022 CAF Beach Soccer Championship in Mozambique, was at the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal where he officiated four matches and also at the 2011 edition of the tournament in Italy. He…

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Kuti’s World Championships Feats Good For Country At Large – DG Sports

Kunle Adelabu The Director General (DG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan has commended the Nigeria rising table tennis star, Master Mathew Kuti who, last week, emerged winners in two categories at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Youth Championship in Cairo, Egypt. In a brief chat with Bolowotan who, had over the years, extended support to the Ikorodu Table Tennis Club which the table tennis prodigy, Kuti belongs to, said that his achievements at the international level is a good thing for his hometown, state and the…

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WTT:Ayangbure, IKODASS Welcome Table Tennis Prodigy, Mathew Kuti Back Home

Kunle Adelabu -To be honored with ‘Young Achievers Award’ The Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Alaiyeluwa (Oba) Engr. Kabir Adewale Shotobi, on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, welcomed one of his sons and the young table tennis prodigy that conquered the world in Cairo last week, Mathew Kuti, back home. Mathew defeated top rated young table tennis players to win both the U-13 and U-11 categories at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Championship in Cairo, Egypt. At the palace of the Ayangbure on Wednesday, Oba Shotobi welcomed the young…

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Ikorodu Agog As Mathew Kuti Wins U – 13, U – 11 World Table Tennis Championship In Cairo

Kunle Adelabu The Ikorodu- born table tennis prodigy and national Cadet and Mini – Cadet champions, Master Mathew Kuti, has conquered the world with his mastery of table tennis. Kuti emerged Champions in the U – 13 and U – 11 World Table Tennis tournaments in Cairo, Egypt. He achieved the U – 13 feat on Sunday while crowning it with the U – 11 Monday. His foreign exploits have generated massive commendations from dignitaries and residents of Ikorodu who sent their congratulatory messages and love on the social media.…

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UPDATED: Igbogbo Day 2022: Sports Committee Calls For Entries For Table Tennis, Basketball, Scrabble, Other Games

Jare Babatunde The Sports Committee of the 2022 Igbogbo Day Planning Committee has called on the general public to enter for the games of their interests as part of efforts to stage a memorable annual community day festival. In a statement released on Monday by the Chairman of the Sports Committee, Mr Tolu Faniyi, he stated that the forms are available for interested individuals. The games are divided into two categories: Secondary School and Open category. While forms for students of secondary schools are free, the open category attracts different…

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Lagos Football, Basketball, Hockey Teams, Others Qualify For National Sports Festival

Kunle Adelabu The Lagos State’s Football, Basketball, Hockey, Handball, Beach volleyball and Softball/Baseball teams have all qualified for the National Sports Festival which will come up in Asaba, Delta State, later in the year. According to the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Team Lagos Football (male and female), Basketball (male and female),Hockey (male and female), Softball/Baseball (male and female), Beach Volleyball (female) and Handball (Male) booked their places after finishing tops at the South West Zonal Eliminations. Lagos Handball, Volleyball female teams emerged in first positions, while male Volleyball and…

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Chess Increases Students Intelligence Quotient – Lagos Sports DG

Mariam Akinloye The Director General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Oluwatoyin Gafaar Bolowotan, has stated that Sports is not only about winning, but also that playing Chess increases the intelligent quotient of students. He stated this while declaring open the 7th edition of the Chess4Change Grand Slam Tournament held at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, on Monday. “Sports is not only about winning, it’s also about intelligent quotient, participation, inclusiveness and hope given to the younger ones to express their abilities”, he said. “You are…

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FIFA Rated Referee, Jelili Ogunmuyiwa Laments Lack Of Stadium In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu A FIFA badged beach soccer referee, Mr Jilili Ogumuyiwa, has pointed at the lack of a stadium and inadequate sporting facilities as major factors militating against the performances of football teams from Ikorodu in the national league. Ogunmuyiwa, who recently officiated in the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, lamented the narrow escape by the only team representing Ikorodu Division in the national league, Ikorodu City FC, from being relegated in the recently concluded Nigeria Professional Football League. The top rated referee, writing on his Facebook page…

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