States must develop sports at grassroots level, says Gumel

President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Engr. Habu Gumel, has appealed to the states to focus attention on the growth of sports at the grassroots level. Speaking at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival while inspecting facilities at the events, Gumel said sports couldn’t grow to expedition if it is not developed at the…

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Berraf elected Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa President

Algerian Mustapha Berraf was elected President of the Association of National Olympic Committtees of Africa (ANOCA) after he claimed a comfortable victory over Burundi’s Lydia Nsekera during the election held here today. Berraf, the ANOCA vice-president who took interim charge of the continental body after Lassana Palenfo decided not to seek re-election, claimed 34 of…

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