Background check hosts Adesokan, urges more support for Badminton
Screening company, Background Check International (BCI) has enjoined corporate Nigeria to support talented youngsters through corporate sponsorship to achieve their potential in sports.
Amosun approves N10 million for badminton, karate athletes
The Ogun State Government has awarded N10 million to the best African badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan and the female national Karate champion, Miss Bolanle Dauda for their outstanding performances in past competitions. Governor Ibikunle Amosun, who gave the approval for the money during the State Executive Council Meeting last wek, said N5 million was to…
Team Nigeria wins opening ties at All Africa Senior Badminton Championships
Team Nigeria yesterday began its campaign at the All Africa Senior Badminton Championships on a good note when the pair of Enejoh Abah and Peace Orji defeated Bongani von Badenstein and Michelle Butler-Emmet 21-15, 21-10 in the competition holding at the Diette Spiff Indoor Hall, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. In the Men’s singles, Anuoluwapo Opeyori…
Adesokan faces Ukeh in women’s singles final today
AFRICA’s top seed, Dorcas Adesokan, and Deborah Ukeh will do battle in the women’s singles final of the Rivers Governor’s National Badminton Championship holding today at the Alfred Diette-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt.
‘Rivers Governor Badminton tourney will groom future stars’
Africa’s number one badminton player, Dorcas Adesokan has said that the Rivers Governor’s National Badminton Championship will help throw up talents that will be useful to the country in future.
144 players battle for cash at Rivers Governor’s badminton tourney
Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), has said that the first Rivers Governor’s Badminton Championship, which is currently going on in Port Harcourt will be used as a test run for the African Senior Championship in April. The BFN president, Francis Orbih, stated that the national championship would give the state the opportunity to test-run the facilities and upgrade…
Adesokan wins South Africa international badminton tourney
Nigeria’s Dorcas Adesokan emerged winner of the South Africa International Badminton Championship, after defeating Domou Amro of Jordan 22-20, 21-12, on Sunday in South Africa. In the first set, Adesokan saw off an impressive Amro by two points, but the Nigerian dominated the second set to win by nine points. The Jordanian had no answer…
Apeyori, Adesokan vow to retain Mutual Benefits badminton titles
Defenidng champions in the men and women’s categories of the Mutual Benefits Badminton championship, Anu Apeyori and Dorcas Adesokan have vowed to retain the titles they won last year in the championship, which begins today at the Mutual Benefits/Police Badminton Hall, Police College, Ikeja, Lagos. Adeyori seeded number one at this year’s tournament, said the…