December 4, 2022



Sports activities Journalists set to honour Dare, Akunwunmi, Nimrod, Agu-Ejidike, others, SWAN FCT week semi-finalists emerge

The continuing 2022 Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT week will now climax on Thursday November 24 with the particular recognition award to deserving personalities in addition to the epoch-making set up of Patrons, organisers have revealed.

Based on the up to date schedule of actions lined up for the grand finale of the occasions as from 3pm launched by the Secretary of the Organising Committee Ayodeji Makinde, Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth Chief Sunday Dare, alongside Everlasting Secretary Federal Capital Territory Administration Mr. Olusade Adesola, rapid previous 1st Vice President of Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) Barr. Seyi Akinwunmi, President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation Engr. Musa Nimrod, Nigeria Pillar of Sports activities Chief Donatus Agu-Ejidike, and Commonwealth Handball Secretary-Common Mr. Saidu Jibril Ojih will probably be honoured.

Others are former Tremendous Eagles coordinator Mr. Emmanuel Attah, CBN Director Company Communications Mr. Osita Nwanisobi, President Nigeria Rugby Federation Dr. Ademola Are, President Biking Federation of Nigeria Chief Giandomenico Massari (FCISM), President Pink and Black Soccer Membership Rt. Hon George Alli, Government Board Member, Nigeria Volleyball Federation Main Common  T.A Gagariga, Chairman Mark Mentors Mr. Igoche Mark, President Mo’Warmth Basketball Membership Mohammed Shehu and former Tremendous Eagles coach Samson Siasia.

Additionally for particular honour are Government Board Member NFF, Rt. Hon Margaret Icheem, Technical Director Athletics Federation of Nigeria Mr. Samuel Onikeku, FCT Chairman Nigeria Taekwondo Affiliation Grand Grasp Anthony Anafulu, Tremendous Eagles coordinator Mr. Patrick Pascal and Particular Adviser on Media to Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Mrs. Nneka Ikem Anibeze.

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There may also be set up of Chairman of Chrome Group Chief Emeka Offor, President of Ratels Sports activities Growth Basis Barr. Paul Edeh and former Director Common of Nationwide Sports activities Fee Mallam Alhassan Yakmut as SWAN FCT Patrons.

In the meantime, the semi-finalists for soccer competitors as a part of this 12 months’s SWAN week programme have emerged.

Within the fixtures, Africa’s largest tv station Nigeria Tv Authority (NTA) will sq. up in opposition to worldwide radio station Voice of Nigeria (VON), whereas 2021 finalists Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) confront radio giants Federal Radio Company of Nigeria (FRCN) within the final 4 encounter on the Observe Pitch of Moshood Abiola Nationwide stadium Abuja.

Thereafter, the losers within the two video games will play a third-place match earlier than ultimate cracker that can resolve the general winner.

To achieve the semi-final stage on Tuesday, NAN whitewashed Print Chosen 7-1, VON walked over On-line Chosen, FRCN stopped Radio Chosen 4-2 on penalties, simply as NTA overcame Africa Impartial Tv 3-0 by way of penalties.

“This 12 months’s sporting occasions have been very aggressive with the prove of outcomes. The ultimate day guarantees to be ecstatic with many types lined as much as thrill members and friends,” Makinde mentioned.