Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Dogara establishes football club to harness talent in Bauchi State

By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 31/12/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 839

•Speaker Dogara
•Speaker Dogara

In order to boost sports in Bauchi State and promote youths with football talents from the state, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara.has announced the formation of a football club to be sponsored by him.

The Speaker disclosed this at the finals of the Dogara Unity Cup competition in Bogoro Local Government Area.

Teams from seven Local Government Areas (LGAs) in his zone participated in the competition, with Spiders Dass team coming second place and 3sc of Bauchi team clinching the championship. The fourth to first place teams got cash prizes ranging from N150,000 to N750,000.

Speaking at the event, the Speaker said he was not happy that no Bauchi State indigene is currently in the lineup of the Nigerian national football team and announced that as from 2018, he would sponsor a football competition for teams from all the 20 LGAs to participate in order to brush up their talents.

He also added that he would invite officials from the Nigerian Football Federation and local league to bring their scouts to the event from the quarterfinals stage so that they could possibly pick from the best players for their teams.

This way, he said, Bauchi State would be put in the national football scene and grow to showcase her indigenes on the world stage.

Dogara also announced the formation of his personal club whose players would be drawn from players from the teams that participated in the just concluded Dogara Unity Cup.

 

 

Source News Express

Posted 31/12/2017 01:33:17 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
“EZEKWESILI, WHAT DID YOU DO WITH THE N458...

Okorocha calls for all-politicians summit

Obiano’s mother’s burial for July 20 •Ikpeazu, others...

Nigeria places high premium on labour matters —...

STRIKE BEGINS TODAY! NLC shuns court order as...

FG loses faith in Public Property Recovery Panel,...

PDP Senators deny impeachment plot against Buhari

Marketing Edge picks Thorpe, Okoli, Human to lead...

Inside the Nigerian ‘church’ where worshippers are served...

Epidemic looms in Abia as refuse dumps take...

PDP chieftains sue Akpabio over Senate minority leadership...

China’s 8-year-long smartphone growth comes to an end...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Croatia crush Argentina 3-0 to reach 2018 World Cup knockout stage The criminals in police uniform Witness to history DSS nabs 2 suspected Islamic State commanders in Abuja 2018 Budget: SERAP recommends ICC prosecution of lawmakers over cutting of critical projects Windstorm, Fire Disaster: Buhari weeps in Bauchi nPDP members to attend APC Convention: Baraje 2018 budget: FG to borrow N1.6tn to fund deficit N282.7m UBA fraud: Absence of witness stalls oil marketer’s trial Pharmacists destroy N452m worth of drugs Projects' probe: ICPC makes U-turn, withdraws charge against NDDC boss NERC grants electricity generation, distribution licences to Ariaria Market

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (352,344 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (351,736 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (280,298 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (230,147 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (209,101 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (208,827 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (181,859 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (163,961 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (153,961 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (148,660 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (143,871 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (135,695 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (50) Business & Economy (3,260) Business Verdict (44) Columnists (870) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (505) Features (607) Global Business Monitor (283) International (2,045) Interview (154) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (124) News (36,375) Opinion (1,004) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,297) Religion (770) Sports (1,553) Stock Watch (30) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Portugal v Spain 2018

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement