49 Results for year: 2020

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

Remembering our Heroes past….Ewa Henshaw

Remembering our Heroes Past..... As Nigeria Marks 60 years of Independence, We return this week with our series on a Man considered by many as the Coach of Coaches, Cricket Maestro, Pro Independence prodigy of Nigeria Cricket, with over half a century wealth of experience and contribution to the Sport. Meet... More

Square Pegs in Square Holes- A tale of 3 years

The phrase, “ONE BAD APPLE SHOULD NOT SPOIL THE WHOLE BUNCH” has never been more relevant than it is when you write about Cricket in Nigeria today. In over a century of our existence as a Cricket playing nation and the political, social, and technical changes to the body managing the game, we can proudly say that we ... More

President Ukwenya inspects ongoing pitch construction in Abuja

The President of the Federation Prof. Yahaya Adam Ukwenya has concluded a 2 days inspection visit to Abuja. Arriving on Wednesday 9th September, the President inspected the office environment to ensure that it is operational in total adherence to all Covid-19 safety protocols and also held a meeting with the administrative ... More

Mr Uyi Akpata donates training equipment to Ekpoma

Mr. UYI AKPATA CHAIRMAN EDO STATE CRICKET ASSOCIATION DONATES NEW CRICKET EQUIPMENT TO EKPOMA AS CRICKET ACTIVITIES GRADUALLY RESUMES IN THE STATE.   It was a pleasant surprise on Saturday 29th August, 2020, when Cricketers resumed training at Ambrose Alli University Secondary School Ekpoma, one of the training ... More