Sports

Work On Cathedral, Okpuno Tennis Courts Begin

By Efobi Princess Chinecherem With the commissioning of the renovated Nanka Tennis court, the Priests sports fraternity of Awka Diocese on Saturday Feb 24, 2018 at Nanka said its focus is now to begin the renovation of the Cathedral Tennis Court followed by Okpuno . This information which was greeted with cheers from priests was given by Rev Fr Peter ...

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Bishops, Priests Refurbish Nanka Tennis Court, Reopen It for Use

By Efobi Princess Chinecherem Bishops and priests of the Catholic Diocese of Awka under her sports department DOSAD, on Saturday February 24,2018, reopened her refurbished Diocesan tennis court at St Anthony’s Catholic Church Nanka. The actual ball serve, to declare the court open for use was done by the host parish priest and Dean, Nanka Deanery, Rev Fr Christian Umeojilinnaka. ...

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LET THE WORLD KNOW YOUR SPORTS PROFILE

Our Fides Sports Profile Column is now open to numerous sportsmen and women, especially from Anambra and surrounding states who have excelled in the sports arena and sponsoring and promoting sports as well. Contact us if you have the profile at 08062608034  and fidesuceey@gmail.com. You can send us your profile and sports pictures as straight profile or using the following interview format. ...

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Remembering Christian Madu, Nigeria’s Football Legend

he football world remain grateful to Christian Madu for the sacrifice he made for our country. He is popularly called ‘Gabu’. Christian Madu had long suffered from sickness which the State and Federal Government are aware of. The little I knew about Christian Madu spurred me to write this article. Dear readers, I hope you enjoy this piece. Madu died ...

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Introducing Chairman Christian Chukwu, Nigeria’s Football Icon

The success story of Nigeria’s Sports cannot be complete if the name of Mr. Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu is not included. Chukwu, a native of Obe in Nkanu West LGA of Enugu State, bestrode Nigeria’s soccer like a colossus in his playing days which saw him play for Rangers International of Enugu and the national team, the then Green Eagles and ...

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Priests Tennis 2017: Fr Benedict Obikwelu Honourary Tennis

By Chinaecherem Princess Efobi The finals of Fr Obikwelu Tennis Tournament which started on Dec 11,2017 came to a thunderous close on Dec 30, 2017 at the St Anthony’s Catholic Church Nanka Tennis Complex. The tournament which was sponsored by Chief Pat Chidolue (Nnabuenyi, also known as Patty Joy and CEO, Chelsea Hotels) had the pair of Rev Frs Paul ...

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The winning team for the female category, Amesi Community posing with the Commissioner for Sports, Barr. Uju Nworgu in a group photograph

As a young talented kid growing up in Abagana in Njikoka Area of Anambra State, all that Chukwuemeka Ikezu wanted was to show to the world how gifted and talented he was if given a chance to explore his potentials. His strong will to succeed, made him to go through the Desert and Hard way to make sure his dreams ...

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Amesi, Awka Lift Gov. Obiano Unity Cup

It’s yet another season of Gov. Obiano Unity Cup grand finale which was held at Chuma Ikpeazu Stadium, Onitsha on 15th December, 2017 having Amesi community lifting the cup for the female team while Awka FC posing as the champions for the male team of the Cup. 146 Football Teams comprising of 118 Male Teams and 28 Female Teams from ...

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Sports Promoter of Enugwu Abo Ufuma, Mike Ezechukwu Okeke, a Golden Child

Compliments of the season dear readers. In this edition, we will be looking at a sports icon in Enugwu Abo Ufuma, Mr. Mike Ezechukwu Okeke. Mike Ezechukwu is a Director in Fidelity Bank who has sponsored his community in Football tournament for three years consecutively. He is also an Estate Surveyor and Valuer. He became the 4th child of a ...

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Onitsha Main Market Retain Cup After Winning 2017 Gov. Obiano’s Traders Cup

The Onitsha Main Market has retained her cup after emerging as the winner of the 2017 Gov. Obiano Traders Cup at Godwin Achebe Stadium, Fegge Onitsha where the grand finale of the cup saw Onitsha Main Market lifting the cup again after defeating the New Market Spare Parts, Nnewi, with a penalty shootout after the regular time that brought the ...

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