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Lafia Golf Club seeks support from Nasarawa Govt

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The Immediate past Captain of Lafia Golf Club, Paul Kouame has urged the Nasarawa State government to support the Lafia Golf Club in order to encourage the development of the game in the state.

Kouame who made the call on Saturday while handing over the mantle of leadership to new officials of the club in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital said the state stand to benefit greatly from sporting activities, hence the need for the government to tap into the enormous opportunities that golf presents, and support the club especially during tournaments.

He said” I started playing golf here in Lafia in November 2017. I became the vice captain of the club in August, 2018 and I the captain of the club in August 2019. So, I have stayed for two years as the captain of Lafia Golf Club.

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“The challenge here has been that Lafia Golf club was not receiving support from the government. But thank God there have been a wonderful action lately during the ladies open.We noticed a wonderful support from our executive Governor and we did well. It was a national event and everybody was satisfied.

“The only thing we request from the government is a little support.The course in Lafia is the biggest one in the whole of North Central in terms of distance and it’s not easy to maintain it,” he said.

The immediate past Captain said he will continue to support the activities of the club and tasked the new officials to work harder for the growth and development of the club and state at large.

In a goodwill message, Captain of Makurdi Golf club, Engr Michael Vaatia, represented by his Vice, Navy Commander Abu Onum, said the location of the Lafia Golf Course was strategic as it connects with most of the North Central states, urging the state government to leverage on it to attract more golfers to the state.

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“There is a mentality that the game of golf is a rich man’s game but first, what is rich about having a good health. When you play golf, you exercise and you spend less in hospitals. So what we want is that people should imbibe the culture of exercise,” he said.

He commended the out gone Captain for his numerous contributions to the progress of the club and pledged the support of the Makurdi golf to enable them succeed.

In his acceptance speech, new Captain of the Lafia golf, Augustine Okyuwa said they will work according to the rules of the game and called on members to support them to enable them discharge their duties.

“I have spoken to a lot of people in the state and have told them the importance of exercise. The golf game is a very important game so , people are very much aware of that are ready to come in and exercise and contribute in their own way to the development of the club.

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On her part, the newly elected lady Captain of the club, Marylinda Ogbole, said her administration would ensure that all lady golfers are supported to go out for tournaments to enable them project the name of the state in limelight.

The new officials elected were Austine Okyuwa captain, Changkat lucky Vice Captain, Solomon Nwokoro secretary,Godwin ogwuche finance secretary and Marylinda Ogbole as treasurer.

Others were Peter Danfuru social secretary, Andrew Yakubu Bar secretary ,Edwin Philip public relations officer and
Jennifer Cardy master.

Earlier a match was played between the Lafia Golf club and Command Army Record Golf Club, Lokoja and the Lafia Golf club defeated her opponent the winner of the game by 6 -0.

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Grassroot Boxing Talent Hunt: 20 Talented Students Discovered At Community Secondary School Amagunze, Enugu

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Mazi Okoronwko, Ex international boxer and Ambassador of sports in boxing has successfully carried out another massive grassroot boxing talent hunt exercise.

The hunting exercise which was carried out on Tuesday, 30 Nov, 2021 at Community secondary school Amagunze Nkanu East LGA Enugu State lead to the discovery of 20 talented youths set to be prepared for further training to perfect the already discovered skills.

Names of the discovered students are:

1. Nnamani Esther
2. Nomedeh benedith
3. Nnaji somto
4. Nneji Michael
5. Okorie kenechi
6. Nwatu Solomon
7. Ani Emmanuel
8. Nwatu Israel
9. Aniafor izunna
10. Nwatu Godwin
11. Nnam Michael
12. Joseph Ifeanyi
13. Arum Gloria
14. Ani Emmanuel
15. Nworie Mmasichukwu
16. Edeh favor chinasa
17. Nnam Hanna
18. Nwuoke Samuel
19. Aniedeh Ifeanyi
20. Ani Sunday

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Speaking to Chrysora Media after the hunting session in the community school, Mazi Okoronkwo was pleased to announce that the Southeast has produced the “Iron Girl” that will rule her weight division in boxing as the Queen Of The Ring in the future.

According to Mazi Comr Ikechukwu Okoronkwo the Sports Ambassador assertion in the interview after the exercise, Miss Nworie Mmasichukwu whom he calculated to be an iron queen of the Boxing ring will rule the world of female boxing in future if enable Environment is created for her to climb the hill of victory.

On interacting with more students and teachers of Community Secondary School Amagunze, Chrysora Media learnt that the students and teachers who were witnesses to Mazi Okoronkwo’s boxing talent hunt exercise were all delighted and prayed for sound mind and body on the Ex international boxer, Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo.

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Chrysora Media has been with Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo throughout his Grassroot Boxing Talent hunt programme and has applauded his skills, efforts and contributions towards the development of the youths in the local level.

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Messi Wins Ballon D’or 2021 Award

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Messi Wins Ballon D’or 2021 Award

HERE IS THE WINNER!

SEVEN BALLON D’OR FOR LIONEL MESSI!

Congratulations Messi.

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35 Potential Boxers Discovered During Grassroot Boxing Talent Hunt In Ohodo Community, Enugu

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Ohodo Community in Igboetiti LGA Enugu State grassroot boxing talent hunt exercise conducted by Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo in progress
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35 Potential Boxers Discovered During Grassroot Boxing Talent Hunt In Ohodo Community, Enugu

About 35 Students have been discovered from Ohodo Community for further development in the field of Boxing during the grassroot boxing talent hunt conducted by Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo.
The boxing talent hunt which was championed by the Nigeria Ex International boxer, Mazi Okoronkwo at Ohodo Community in Igboetiti LGA of Enugu state on Friday, 26th November, 2021 turns out to be a huge success as 35 Students were selected for further training and Development in boxing.

See the Names of the 35 Students discovered on 26/11/21

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(1) Eze Emmanuel
(2) Asogwa Ebuka
(3) Egelebe esomchi didacus
(4) Ugwu OZIOMA Evangeline
(5) Ugwu joy Ebuka
(6) Onyishi Franklin .O.
(7) Obodike Anthony
(8) Ezugwu Emmanuel .C.
(9) Asogwu Christian .C.
(10) Ezeagbo Sunday .C.
(11) Mbah Uchenna
(12) Agbo adanna
(13) Ugwu bright .C.
(14) Ugwueze miracle .O.
(15) Ezede Mary chigozie
(16) Obodike Paul
(17) Enyi Martin
(18) Ejeh Millicent
(19) Nwoga onyinye
(20) Ezeaku chidubem
(21) Ugwueze Caleb
(22) Ezugwu sopuru
(23) Agbo Precious
(24) Agu promise
(25) Agbo odinaka
(26) Omeke ifunanya
(27) Enyi John
(28) Ugwuda chigozie
(29) Odo nnabuike
(30) Ezugwu Emmanuel
(31) Awere tochukwu
(32) Asogwu Chibuike
(33) Eleje Michael
(34) Enyi Ifeanyi
(35) Nwoga ugochukwu

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35 Potential Boxers Discovered During Grassroot Boxing Talent Hunt In Ohodo Community, Enugu

The statistics generated from the large turn up of crowd and positive interest of diverse youth living in both Urban and rural Community of Enugu State demostrated through Mazi Comr Ikechukwu Okoronkwo lead Grass Root boxing talent hunt exercise going on in all the legislatives Communities in the 17 LGA of Enugu State have shown that People from the South East State are marginalized in many National program meant for human capacity building and youth Empowerment.

Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo expresses happiness for the interest shown by youth of Enugu State in looking for greener pastures through Skills equisation as sports is the practical means to demostrate honest and deligent Skills equisation result.

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