43 Results for year: 2020

National Sports Festival postponed, gets new date

NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL POSTPONED, GETS NEW DATE.   The much anticipated and controversy ridden National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 have been postponed for the second time. We may recall that the Festival was scheduled to hold in March 2020 but called off because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. A supposed new ... More

National Sports Festival Postponed, gets new date

NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL POSTPONED, GETS NEW DATE.   The much anticipated and controversy ridden National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 have been postponed for the second time. We may recall that the Festival was scheduled to hold in March 2020 but called off because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. A supposed new ... More

Remembering our Heroes past……..Uche Ntinu

Remembering our Heroes past....   This week, we remember one of Nigeria's finest All-Rounder, known for his fascinating abilities on the pitch and was also classmates with 2 other Nigeria legends, Ladi Elliott (Blessed Memory) and Okon Upong. Flourished locally and overseas with various clubs.   M... More

Nigeria Eligible to participate in the Commonwealth Games qualifiers 2022

NIGERIA ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES QUALIFIER 2022 The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced the qualification process for cricket, which makes a historic appearance at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled from 28 July to 8 ... More

Vice President Mr. Uyi Akpata inspects Adolor college Cricket Oval

The Distinguished Vice President of Nigeria Cricket Federation who also doubles as the Chairman, Edo State Cricket Association Mr. Uyi Akpata, embarked on a 1 day Inspection visit to the Adolor College Cricket Oval in Benin City, Edo State on Saturday 14th November 2020. He was accompanied by Godwin Dudu- Orumen Esq. ... More

Press Release: All set for the 2nd edition of the PwC U-17 Championship

PwC NATIONAL UNDER 17 CRICKET CHAMPIONSHIP 2ND EDITION   The Nigeria Cricket Federation is pleased to announce that the 2nd edition of the National U-17 Cricket Championship for Boys and Girls, sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The tournament is scheduled to take place from January 7th to 31st of 2021. &... More

Federation acquires Motorized Mower for pitch maintenance

Nigeria Cricket Federation acquires a motorized mower as facility upgrade and maintenance continues. The construction of turf wicket pitches across the country in line with one of the 5 key strategic pillars of development which bothers on Facility development initiated by this present administration, necessitated ... More

Remembering our heroes past…Vincent Olise

Remembering our Heroes past……. This week we remember our own Jonty Rhodes, complete cricketer, specialist fielder and 1st change bowler who holds the joint record of 10 wickets in a single innings, a perfect gentleman. Meet…… VINCENT OLISE (A.K.A)PA FEELINGS More

Remembering our Heroes past…..Simeon Efe Erukanure

Remembering our Heroes past.... This week, we remember another post-Independence Cricket Maestro, considered as one of the finest with the wicket keeper gloves for Nigeria and Right Hand Opening Batsman, a core gentleman. Meet…………. SIMEON EFE ERUKANURE More

My Cricket Induction Story : A tribute to coach Gabriel Ogosi

MY CRICKET INDUCTION STORY: A TRIBUTE TO COACH GABRIEL OGOSI (CASCA) I grew up in Ughelli and used to ride my bicycle under the broken fence to visit the Akpores as i was not permitted to ride on the road. One day i decided to explore the school as Government College Ughelli (GCU) was rated as one of the best in Africa ... More