National Youth Games: Team Lagos Ready for Zonal Elimination Contests

first_imgNo fewer than 95 athletes will represent the state in the zonal eliminations.According to the Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Tandoh, Lagos State athletes are fully ready for the zonal eliminations, thanks to the support of the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.“We are quite certain that our team will do us proud especially as they have competed in various developmental programmes  organised by the Lagos State Sports Commission and sponsored by the Lagos State Government as well as other national and international competitions,” Tandohstated.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Ahead of the 4th National Youth Games (AYG) which is slated for Ilorin, Kwara State in September,  Lagos State teams are battle ready for the South-west zonal eliminations that hold in Ogun State from Tuesday, August 7 to 11th.Team Lagos will compete in seven team sports: cricket (male), handball, football (male), basketball, hockey (male), volleyball (female) and beach volleyball (female).last_img read more

AshGold through to next round of CAF Confederation Cup

first_imgAshanti Gold Sunday overcame threats from Sewe Sports of Cote D’Ivoire to secure a 1/16th stage berth of the Caf Confederation cup at the Len Clay Sports stadium.Aminu Mohammed’s 35th goal sealed victory for the Obuasi-based club over their Ivorian counterparts who they had beaten by one goal to nil a fortnight agoMeanwhile, pemier league champions, Aduana Stars failed to make it to the next round of the CAF Champions league.Even though they beat their counterparts from Morrocco, Wac of Morocco at the Agyeman Badu Park in Dorma Ahenkro, the result was not enough to see them through.Striker Dan Bortey’s 25th minute penalty ensured a one nil victory for the home team but the victory was not enough to see Aduana Stars them.They needed three more unanswered goals to cancel out a 3-0 defeat they suffered at the hands of Wac in Morocco. But they failed to live up to the billing.Source: read more