Morocco pick Africa’s sole Tokyo 2020 Paralympics blind football ticket
Champions of African blind football, Morocco in Enugu yesterday clinched the sole ticket to represent the continent in the 2020 Tokyo, Japan Paralympic Games.
11 countries converge on Enugu to fight for Africa’s sole blind football ticket
Beginning from today till Saturday, 11 African countries will trade tackles in Enugu for the sole ticket of representing the continent in the blind football event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
UK, Morocco sign continuity agreement
The UK government has signed a trade and political continuity agreement with Morocco in London on Saturday 26 October. The Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Dr Andrew Murrison signed the agreement with the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Nasser Bourita. Welcoming the agreement, UK Minister of State Dr Andrew Murrison said, “The…
Why Nigeria, Africa lag behind in tourism development, gains
The poor state of airport infrastructure and stringent visa policies in Nigeria and other African countries have been identified as the major constraints behind the low profitability of the tourism sector.
Porbeni urges Nigerian male athletes to wake up, praises women stars
Former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Coach Seigha Porbeni says women athletes, who represented the country at the recently concluded African Games in Morocco, deserve praise for their effort, which resulted to the second position placed by Team Nigeria on the overall medals table.
Minister mulls athletes’ sustenance fund
Determined to improve the quality of athletes and their performance, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare is considering floating an Athletes Sustenance Fund that will ensure that the country’s sportspersons do not suffer financial deprivation when they are not in tournaments.
Morocco flood kills seven at football match: officials
At least seven people were killed Wednesday when a river burst its banks and flooded a village football pitch where a game was being played in south Morocco, local authorities said.
12th African Games: FG gives Team Nigeria medalists N46m
The Federal Government has given cash rewards totalling about N46 million to the first batch of Team Nigeria medalists at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco.