Breaking….Nigeria wins Global ICC Development Award https://www.icc-cricket.com/video/2640463

NIGERIA WINS GLOBAL ICC DEVELOPMENT AWARD ICC Cricket 4 Good Social Impact Initiative of the Year – Nigeria Cricket Federation Nigeria have claimed the Cricket 4 Good Social Impact Initiative of the Year award for their cricket programmes as a tool for engaging and assisting in the development of internally ... More

Iyoba College is Champion of Patreli Secondary School Competition in Benin

The 4th edition of the Patreli secondary school girls competition held from Monday 16th to Friday 20th of May 2022, featured seven schools from Benin City and one school from Ekpoma in Edo state. The schools were seeded into two groups. Group A comprised of Ohonre Grammar School, Glorious Crown Group of Schools, ... More

4th Edition of the Templars Secondary School league ends in Benin

The 4th edition of the Templars secondary school boys cricket competition began on Monday 23rd of May 2022, featuring ten schools from Benin City and one school from Ekpoma in Edo state. Three new schools were added to the eight schools that featured in the last edition of the competition with over 170 participants in ... More

Final Women’s team for ICC T-20 World Cup Africa Qualifier announced

The Nigeria Cricket Federation has announced the final Women’s list that will be participating at the ICC Women’s T-20 World Cup Africa Qualifier, scheduled to take place from 7th – 20th September 2021 in Botswana. A total of 20 ladies were invited to camp which took place in Benin City, and was later pruned to 14 ... More

Accelerated Growth Program, Edo State in focus

The Edo State Cricket Association over the last 30 days have taken the Accelerated Growth Program on a much higher scale with a view to increase and expand the number of schools playing the game across the state. A program titled ‘’Edo State Cricket outreach’’ was embarked upon by the Edo State Cricket Association ... More

South-South Female League Update: Week 2.

Ekpoma Supernova CC tops in Zone A, while Pathfinders CC sets the pace in Zone B Week 2 of the South-South Women’s League taking place in Benin City and Port Harcourt respectively has lived up to the hype and expectations of all. 4 matches each have been concluded by the 8 teams involved and the league is shaping up ... More

South-South Female League begins, History made.

The South-South Female League is the Brian child of the Chairman, Edo State Cricket Association, South-South Representative on the Board of NCF and Vice President of Federation Mr Uyi Akpata. With his philanthropism, Passion and constitutional responsibility via PETS Foundation, Mr Akpata’s vision is to use available ... More

Action resumes at the Edo State Cricket League 20/21 Season

WEEK THREE (3) REPORT. UNIBEN CC won the toss and elected to field. 1st Innings: Integrity Force CC scored 115 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Uthe Ogbimi scored 45 runs not out and Osasu Obasogie scored 24 run respectively. Eghosa Aghedo of UNIBEN CC bowled 2 wickets in 4 overs for 17 runs. ... 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

Edo State Gold Medal U-15 Team from National Youth Games Ilorin 2018, Tours Kenya

Edo State sets the pace in grass root development in Nigeria as the U-15 Gold medal team from the national Youth Games 2018 tours Kenya. Led by the Gold hearted Chairman of the State Association Mr. Uyi Akpata, Cricket in Edo state have become the most popular sport and favorite among schools, parents, kinds and the ... More