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2020 National Sports Festival

7 Nov 2020
The 2020 National Sports Festival may hold from December 3 to 18 in Benin City, Edo State, if the Federal Government accepts a recommendation by the National Council of Sports (NSC).
20 Apr 2020
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appointed former Nigeria international and retired director-general of the defunct National Sports Commission...
10 Mar 2020
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State yesterday received the torch of unity with less than two weeks to the commencement of the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, Edo State.
28 Feb 2020
Edo state athletes say they are not comfortable with the two weeks camping arrangement ahead of the 2020 National Sports Festival, which the state is hosting.
21 Jan 2020
The Coordinator of Team Edo ahead of the 2020 National Sports Festival, Brown Ebewele has declared that the defending champions, Team Delta, won’t find it easy overriding...
20 Oct 2019
Host of the next edition of the National Sports Festival, Edo State, yesterday, in Benin City, unveiled the mascot, five ambassadors and the theme song for the festival.
17 Dec 2018
Edo State has been declared as host of the 20th National Sports Festival in 2020, thus knocking out other contenders that include Delta, Imo and Cross River states. Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung made the announcement last night at the close of the 19th edition won by Delta State. “Despite the short preparation, adequate arrangements were…
12 Dec 2018
Cross River State that failed to stage the 19th National Sports Festival that caused it to suffer several postponements, has joined in the bid to host the next edition.


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