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Nigeria Cricket Federation

13 Aug
Popular cricket blog, The Middlestump, has announced plans to host a free junior cricket camp in Lagos and Abuja, as a way of extending the reach of the game and partnering to drive the grassroots...
28 May
The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), yesterday, in Abuja unveiled its Accelerated Growth Programme aimed at spreading the game to targeted 250, 000 youths in a grassroots development plan.
7 Feb
On the basis of years of introduction, cricket should be at par with football in terms of development and popularity because it was one of the earliest sports brought into Nigeria by the British colonialists.
19 Jan
Experts believe that training budding talents at their infant stage helps to build them into future international stars. The world over, catch them young programmes are designed...
6 Jan
The Nigeria Cricket Federation has received donated Cricket equipment for Kids from Bankstown community in Australia. The kits were donated as a show of support for the development and rising profile of the game in Nigeria.
16 Dec 2020
President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Professor Yahaya Ukwenya, has assured lovers of the game that the federation will present competitive teams in the two key International Cricket Council (ICC) events the country will feature in next year.
2 Mar 2020
All is set for the 10th edition of the yearly Chuma Anosike Cricket Cup Championship, which will flag off from March 11 to 15, 2020 in Awka, Anambra State.
10 Jan 2020
The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has invited 16 players to its men’s senior camp in Lagos ahead of the African Cricket Association (ACA) tournament scheduled
9 Dec 2019
The national U-19 cricket team departed Nigeria yesterday for South Africa ahead of the 2020 U-19 World Cup slated to hold from January 17 to February 9.
24 Aug 2019
The Nigeria Cricket Federation has announced a partnership with Nigeria’s topmost account firm Price waterhouse Coopers (PwC) to stage the maiden Nation Under 17 Cricket Championship.  
19 Aug 2019
The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has chosen 10 players and placed one on standby for the women national team’s tour of Rwanda from September 22 to 30, 2019.
13 Feb 2019
The Cricket World Cup trophy, which has been on a global tour of cities ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup scheduled for the United Kingdom in June, was received in Lagos yesterday by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday at the State House, Alausa, Ikeja. The trophy arrived in Nigeria through Abuja on Monday before moving…


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