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Sharks FC Secures Consecutive League Victory … As Dolphins Grab Away Draw

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Sharks FC of Port Harcourt, last weekend at Liberation Stadium Port Harcourt grabbed their second consecutive the maximum three points at stake as they defeated Premier League returnees, 3Sc Fc of Ibadan 2-0 in the on going Globacom Premier League, the victory which brings sharks to nine points in ten matches. Bright Ejike’s 45 minute goal gave Sharks the lead after the attacker nod the ball into the net through a well tailored cross from the right wing fun Gomo Onduku, the visitor raised the game and fought like wounded lion in speech of equalizer but was not fruitful before the end of the first stanza. On resumption of play the opponent became more aggressive, but Sharks was able to contained them, suing their defence. ThankGod Amafuhe who came in as a substitute at the 48th minute converted a spot kick to give the host more confidence. However, both teams played a purposeful game and list many scoring chances. Speaking with Chief coach of Sharks FC, Imama Amapakabo shortly after the match, he said the team has come back to winning ways. “I was able to achieve this feat, because I gave the players orientation on how to win a match, because initially the boys have this losing mentality” he said. Amapakabo expressed joy over the two strength winnings and commended the players for their composure and determination, saying that the club is prepared to win Kano Pillars in spite the fact that they are continental finalist. “I know that the match against Kano Pillars would not be easy, but I am optimistic that we will win the match to re-gain confidence” he said. Also speaking the team manager of 3sc FC Mutin Adepoju popularly known as Head Master, and the match was a good one, but because his players gave their opponents enough chance to enter in their 18 yard box. “Sharks is a good team and the match was not too bad in spite the fact that we lost” he said. Meanwhile, Dolphines FC, of Port Harcourt played 1-1 with Gateway FC of Abekuta in Ogun State. Tonye Orabere

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Terony Unity Cup Commences Soon In PH

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Terony Sports Foundation says arrangements have been concluded to commence Unity Cup 2022, at the end of this month.
According to the organizer of the football tournament, AminaTamuno, the registration that started December 2021will end next week Tuesday.
He said the competition was slated to take place at Number six field old Port Harcourt Township.
Tamuno explained that the competition will be on knock out bases, saying that the reason for the one month tournament was basically to foster the existing and unity in the area.
“We are organizing this tournament just to sustain the peace and unity we are enjoying.
Besides, will we use it to discover talents from the grassroots and groom them to stardom” Tamuno said.
He equally uses the forum to appeal to well-meaning individuals, corporation organizations and multi Nationals to Sports grassroots football Competitions so that talents will be discovered.

By: Tonye Orabere

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NWFL: Coach Wants Players To Put More Efforts

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The Head Coach of Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt Edwin Okon has tasks his (players) to do more if they want to qualify for the continental game.
He said that the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) is a strong one, adding that for them to make to super six they have to put in extra effort. .
Okon said this on Wednesday in his post-match interview with sports journalists shortly after his player whitewashed Abia Angels FC 4-0 in the match day four of the NWFL at the University of Port Harcourt Sports complex.
According to him, they need to put more effort to ensure that the team qualifies for Super six.
He thanked God for the victory, adding that they want to maintain their position in the league.
“First and foremost I want to thank God for the victory.
The league is a strong one but we want to maintain our position in the league.
We need to put in more effort in the game to ensure we keep to our task” Okon stated.
Despite the four goals scored the number one Female football Coach in the state, said that in every game there are mistakes adding, that he will still go back to the drawing board to perfect those grey area.
Also speaking the head coach of Abia Angels Ann Chiejine, blamed is goalkeeper for the loss, saying that she will go and do more of ball work.
“General my girls played well but we need to go back and do more of technical play,” Chiejine said.

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Open Trials ’ll Create Opportunities For Youths -Hon Wobo

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Port Harcourt based Football Club Sticmaclloyd, in partnership with 433 Football Agency of Ukraine, Germany football academy and Sports Mate 360 football academy of Poland says arrangements have been concluded to hold a two day Port Harcourt City Open Football Trials, between 17 to 24 years.
The open trials is slated to hold 29th -30th of this month at Sharks Football Stadium, Port Harcourt and expected to commence 6:00 am each day.
Speaking with Tidesports in an exclusive interview on Saturday, in Port Harcourt, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sticmaclloyd FC, Hon.Wobo I. Stanley, said the opening trials will create opportunity for talented footballers in the State to play in Europe.
According to Stanley, who was an ex international, selected players will also the have opportunity to enhance their football career in Germany, Poland, Ukraine and Italy.
“My club Sticmaclloyd Fc, is affiliated to 433 football agency, Germany, Poland and Ukraine football academies, besides, we have also signed Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU) haven fulfilled their requirements to ensure that selected players have good contract” Hon. Stanley said.
He further, revealed that players that will go to Poland will combine both studies and football.
“Our foreign representatives have already sent their coaches to do the selection” he stated.
Stanley uses the forum to advice youth in the State to come and show their talents.
“We are sure players that will participate in the trials that selection will be purely on merits. Players who did not make it this time can make it next time” he added.

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