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Mmadueke House Wins NNSS, PH Inter-House Sports

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Mmadueke House has
emerged winner of the 12th Annual – Inter House Sports competition of the Nigerian Navy Secondary School (NNSS) Borikiri, Port Harcourt, held at the weekend.
The competition which had several events including match past by the four Houses in the school saw Mmadueke’s House clin overall first position in the competition by 11.4 points.
Spiff’s House and Saidu House placed second and third positions respectively, as Otiko’s House finished last (fourth in the competition.
However, in the sack race event, girls, Otiko House emerged first, Spiff’s House second and Saidu’s House was in third position. In the boys sack race, Otiko’s House clinched first, Mmadueke House second and Spiff’s House came third respectively.
Meanwhile, in the invitational relay, primary schools (girls), Navy Path finder primary school emerged first, sunrise primary school came second and NOWA came third position, also in the (boys) relay Nigeria Navy primary pathfinder took first, sunrise second and NOWA took third position respectively.
In invitational relay secondary (boys) Immaculate Heart Secondary took first, Army Day School second and Comprehensive Secondary took third place.
While, in the (girls) event Fatima school Clinched first, Immaculate second and Holy Rosary Secondary School came third position.
The Climax of the competition was the presentation of gifts and trophies to eventual winners of the competition.

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Tokyo 2020: Nigerian Wrestlers Are Medal Hopefuls -Coach

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National wrestling coach Akuh Purity, has stated that Nigerian wrestlers going to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have real medal chances this time, compared to the 2016 Olympics with less than a month to the games in Tokyo.
Purity, speaking in a chat with Tidesports source stressed that better exposure and competition experience already put the Nigerian wrestlers as medal prospects.
He added that the wrestlers had actually competed against the very best in the world in the run-in to the Tokyo Olympics and have an idea of almost whatever anyone of the top guns will offer.

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Ex-D’Tigers Player Becomes NBA Head Coach

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Former D’tigers player Ime Udoka has been appointed the new coach for Boston Celtics in the NBA.
Udoka had been considered a front-runner for the job, as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported last Friday that Udoka was among the candidates who received second interviews.
Udoka, 43, spent seven years on Gregg Popovich’s staff in San Antonio, including the 2013-14 season, when the Spurs won the NBA title.
He joined the Philadelphia 76ers in 2019 and was with the Nets last year.
Udoka was a member of the Nigerian national team, for whom he played at the 2006 FIBA World Championships.

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B/Volleyball: Nigeria Defeats Kenya In Olympic Qualifiers

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Nigeria beat Kenya 2-1 (21-13, 19-21, 15-13) in the golden match to record their first win in the men’s category of the Tokyo Beach Volleyball Olympic Qualifiers in Morocco.
Nigeria Team A (Obayemi Ogunshina and Hilary Simon) lost to Kenya Team B 0-2 (15-21, 13-21) in the first encounter before Nigeria Team B consisting of Emenike Ezike and Emmanuel Chidebere defeated Kenya Team A (21-16, 21-16) in the second encounter.
The head coach of Nigeria beach volleyball team, Francis Imoudu commended the players for putting all their effort against Kenya.
Imoudu stated that Kenya gave Nigeria a good fight but the better side won the game.
He said, “This win is an indication that the men’s team is ready for their remaining opponents. I must commend the fighting spirit of the team because bookmakers had given the game to the Kenyans but we shocked Africa.
“Kenya is a good side but Nigeria did not show them any respect on the court. We will take each game as they come and all we need is the support of Nigerians home and abroad for these boys to succeed”.
Reacting to the victory, the Chairman Caretaker Committee of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod lauded the players for recording their first win of the beach volleyball Olympic qualifiers.
He said the Federation will continue to support the team adding that the players should show no respect to their remaining opponents in the qualifiers.

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