Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia have emerged the winners of the 2019 Future Stars coaching programme.
The Future Stars programme was developed by WorldRemit and Arsenal to celebrate the positive impact that grassroots youth football coaches have on their communities, helping the children they train to develop life skills both on and off the pitch.
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Kenya’s Cheptoeck Careen and Genevieve Njoku, have emerged winners in the Open and Veteran categories of the 2019 10 kilometres race of the Lagos Women Run held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State.
The fourth edition of the race, began at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, eventually saw Careen winning the Women’s Open in a time of 28:55 to clinch first place, while Nigeria’s Deborah Pam came second in 31:05, as Elizabeth Nuhu Power finished third in 31:52.
In the Veteran race for ages 45 to 70, Genevieve Njoku, an officer of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Bayelsa State Command triumphed in 43:03 to come first, while Ann Seriki was second in 45:19, as Bolanle Karim placed third in a time of 46:30.
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Offey Volleyball Club of Akure and Sonmfo Volleyball Club of Abuja have won the male and female categories respectively of the fifth edition of the Legacy Volleyball Championship, which ended at the indoor sports hall the National Stadium, Lagos.
Offey men’s team defeated Nigeria Police 3-1 in a highly competitive encounter to emerge champions, while Sonmfo beat hosts, Legacy Women’s Volleyball Club to be crowned champions of the event.
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