NRFF signs kitting deal with British outfit
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has signed an exclusive long-term kit sponsorship/partnership deal with a British sports clothing outfit, BLK Sport, to kit the national teams.
Mbagwu athletes to take advantage of online professional fitness lessons
President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Kelechukwu Mbagwu, has charged the country’s athletes to take advantage of exercise lessons from various sports professionals online to maintain full physical fitness during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Sports ministry rebuts purported suspension of rugby president
The Federal Ministry of Sports has refuted an allegation that the President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Kelechukwu Mbagwu, has been suspended from office.
Nigeria starts camping ahead Ghana WARST Rugby Championship
Nigeria rugby national team, Black Stallions will begin camping on Friday for the West African regional series (WARST) slated to take place in Ghana from July 29 to August 3, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has announced.
Nigeria to host 2019 Africa Rugby Silver Cup
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has said that the country has won the right to host the first Rugby Silver Cup pool tournament. It will take place in June. The body stated that countries in Pool A that will take part in the championship are Botswana, Ghana, Madagascar and Nigeria. According to the federation,…
Mbagwu reiterates plan to develop rugby through schools
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu believes the country’s quest to become of the great teams in the world lies with grassroots development of the game with schools as the launch pad.
Black Stallions arrive in Abidjan ready to rumble
The Nigeria senior national rugby team arrived in Abidjan yesterday for the Africa Men’s Regional tournament slated to hold in the Cote d’Ivoire capital this weekend.
NRFF appoints South African coach for Stallions as 30 players enter camp
The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has appointed Bronson Weir from Cape Town, South Africa as the new coach of the country’s men’s national team, the Black Stallions. According to the federation, Weir would be in charge of the Black Stallions’ international warm up game against Niger Republic slated for Niamey on August 11. Addressing…
Rugby Africa lifts Nigeria’s suspension from international championships
Rugby Africa has lifted the suspension on the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) from participating in any international championship and pledged to help the game grow in the country.
NRFF spreads rugby gospel to Police, Armed Forces
As part of efforts to develop rugby in the Nigeria Police Force and the armed forces, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) President, Kelechukwu Mbagwu led an NRFF team to the offices of the Chief of Defence Staff and the Inspector General of Police in Abuja last week.