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MFM FC squad escape death

The scene of the automobile accident of the football club MFM By Olanrewaju Akojede
The players and officials of MFM FC escaped death on Sunday after their bus suffered an accident on their way back from a game of the Professional Football League of Nigeria (NPFL) in Jos against Plateau United.
MFM FC media officer Olawale Quadri, who confirmed the accident on Sunday, said the team was safe and sound after the accident in Akungba, Ondo state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Olukoya Boys, however, lost the NPFL Day 5 games on Saturday against Jos's team for a single goal, courtesy of a blow in the second minute from Tosin Omolyele.
Quadri said that although the bus carrying the team was badly damaged, most of the players escaped unscathed.
"The accident was unfortunate, but we thank God because nobody suffered serious injuries, I have read some reports that our coach was injured, none of that happened.
"We are safe and sound, we are currently in a hotel in Aku…

Delta committed to youth, sports development – Okowa

Delta State will remain committed to the discovery of young talents in sports and developing them into world champions, the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said.
Speaking in Asaba on Friday at the closing ceremony of the summer tennis clinic for children organised by the Duke Odizor  Tennis Foundation, in collaboration with the state Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education and the State Tennis Association, Okowa said there were many underdeveloped talents in the country.
He called on parents and guardians to help in discovering and developing their children's talents for the good of the family and the state at large.
“I want to congratulate Duke Odiozor for organising this clinic. It will help in the discovery of young talents and identify way of grooming them up for the good of the nation and state. It is my hope that the next Odiozor should come from Delta State, I hope that we will continue to deliver the young talents that we have in sports including tennis.

Paul Le Guen as the new Nigeria Super Eagles coach

The Frenchman takes over from Sunday Oliseh as Eagles' handler, and he will be expected to qualify the country for the 2018 Fifa World Cup Russia.
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