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Handball Int’l Friendly: Lagos All Stars Beat Cotonou’s ASPAC HBC

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Lagos based All Stars team recorded a 19-14 win over Association Sportive du Port Autonome de Cotonou Handball Club ASPAC at the Lagos Handball International Friendly match played at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park, Yaba, Lagos.

It was an encounter that gave the home team a run for their money as the Lagos Stars maintained poise firing left and right till they saw the game to the end.

Three teams from Lagos-based clubs comprising Tojemarine Academy, Women and Men All-Stars were all invited to partake in the tourney. Among them are the Nigeria U-18 champions of the International Handball Federation IHF Trophy African Continental Phase in Ivory Coast.
Visiting teams ASPAC Coton HBC (male) and ASPAC Coton HBC (female) are from the Republic of Benin.

Thursday, the Nigeria U-18 female team defeated ASPAC 27-21 in their second game. Having recorded a good outing in their first match against ASPAC HBC 24-21, they are in high spirits for their continental campaign in Tunisia.

Tojemarine (men) shared the spoils with the ASPAC HBC in a game-ending 30-30, While Lagos (female) All-Stars lost to ASPAC Coton HBC (female) 18-29.

Six teams participated in the event geared towards preparing them for the upcoming national leagues and Nigeria’s U-18 team eyeing title at the 19th African Youth Nations Cup in Monastir, Tunisia.

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Odigie returns to Bendel Insurance after spending time in classroom

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Odigie returns to Bendel Insurance after spending time in classroom

Bendel Insurance head coach Monday Odigie has rejoined the team ahead of their Nigeria Premier Football League matchday 30 encounter against Kano Pillars.

Odigie has been away in the classroom to upgrade his knowledge.

His assistant, Greg Ikhenoba took charge of the team during his absence.

Bendel Insurance will host Kano Pillars at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Tuesday.

The Benin Arsenals suffered their first home defeat in 17 years against Niger Tornadoes last weekend.

Insurance currently occupy the 10th position on the NPFL table.

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NNL solicits for funds from cooperate organisation

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NNL solicits for funds from cooperate organisation

The Nigeria National League, NNL, has appealed to cooperate organisations for funds to assist in the effective running of the second tier league.

NNL chairman, George Aluo noted that the unavailability of funds has hindered the progress of his administration.

“I must continue to express my appreciation to Alhaji Gusau for finding me worthy to serve as NNL chairman and a board member of the NFF,” he stated.

“My appeal is that corporate organizations should come to our aid and do what GTI is doing for the NPFL.

“We’re not saying they should give us money to put in our pockets. Let them take care of referees indemnity and once this is done, the referees will not be intimidated but rather be at their best and it will now be possible for teams to be winning more on the road as is presently being witnessed in the NPFL.”

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NPFL reschedules matchday 30 fixtures

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NPFL reschedules matchday 30 fixtures

The Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, has rearranged the matchday 30 fixtures, DAILY POST reports.

Three games were initially scheduled to take place on Saturday April 13th, 2024.

The games have now been moved to Sunday April 14th.

The matches affected are the ties involving Doma United and Remo Stars, Bendel Insurance versus Kano Pillars and the Oriental derby between Rangers and Abia Warriors.

The remaining matchday fixtures will be played on Tuesday, April 16th across all venues.

The NPFL Chief Operating Officer Davidson Owumi disclosed this in a memo sent to the affected
clubs.

Rangers currently occupy the top position in the NPFL table with 51 points from 29 games.

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