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Divine School Wallops Prince O’Bheick 6-3 In Friendly Game

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It was exciting and thrilling as Divine International School, Borikiri, Pummelled their counterparts, Prince O’Bheick International school of No 3 Detachi Lane, off Odili Road Port Harcourt 6-3 in a friendly football match.
The encounter which took place at the Prince O’BheickMini-field was earlier dominated by the host in the first half before the tide of the game changed in the second half of play.
The likes of Emi, Evan, Miebi, Aaron, Hamilton and Joshua scored for the Divine team while Sepreye scored two goals and Camcy netted the third goal for the host school.
Speaking with our correspondent after the match, the Administrative Officer of Divine International School UPE, Sandfield, Borikiri, Mr.Adolphus Clement expressed gratitude to the Director and management of the school for creating such an environment for the students to keep fit and mentally alert, stressing those academic pursuits would not be complete without sports.
Mr. Clement noted that the friendly march will help expose their talents in football since the game had become a source of livelihood to many families as well as create friendship.
He commended his players for making the school proud despite short preparation and maintained that he would form a formidable team in the school for future competitions, urging the players to keep up the spirit.
Also speaking, the Administrative Officer of Prince O’ Bheick Int’l School, Mr. Goodnews Inyele hinted that the inter-school football match of the sister institutes which is first of its kind had given the students an opportunity to showcase their skills and that he will try and fortify the team for subsequent competitions.
Mr Inyele also thanked the Director of the schools for the opportunity given to the staff and students of the schools to interact make friends and exchange pleasantries, pointing out that it are a good development that would be sustained.

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4-1 Win Against Dolphins Was Due To Hardwork – Coach

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Head coach of Police Crime Burster FC of Port Harcourt, Inspector Douye Ghomorai, has attributed the impressive performance of his players to early preparation and hardwork.
The Police team thrashed Dolphins Youth FC 4-1 at the ongoing Rivers State Football Association Challenge Cup, (RSFCA) .
Ghomorai said this on Friday in an exclusive interview with Tidesports shortly after his team ran over Dolphins Youths  4-1 in their opening match of the competition, at the
Sharks Football Stadium in Port Harcourt.
According to him,  their victory was as a result of hard work and early preparation,adding that as defending champions of the State  Keves Global Football Competition, they will ensure they keep that momentum of winning.
“ My boys are good, we  train five times in a week to keep fit. I commend my players for the good performance.
“We want to ensure that we do well in any upcoming tournament.
We train five times in a week, we know it is not easy, but we are doing it because we know what it takes to win a tournament in this State,” Ghomorai said.
He commended the State FA over the manner they handled the competition but urge them to not change their fixtures as it affects most clubs adversely.
In another match played, De Cardinals FC upset Go Round FC by 5-4 through penalty shoot out after playing goalless in  regulation time.

By: Kiadum Edookor

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Coach Explains Benefits Of Coaching Clinic

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The head Coach of Khana FC in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, Sam Ledor, has revealed that he has  gained more knowledge at the just concluded coaches’ clinic held on Thursday, at Adokiye Amiesimaka Studium,  in Port Harcourt.
According to him, he had been to Lagos and Uyo for coaching courses but none was as rich in content as  this clinic, adding that it has also  boosted his morale and  coaching career.
Ledor said this in  a telephone interview with Tidesports,  saying that as a coach he  will now apply new techniques in the game of football.
“ I have been to Lagos and Uyo for coaching courses  but this is a very good foundation for me, it will help me a lot in my grassroots coaching.
The clinic has imparted new knowledge in me  so much, because there were certain things I do not know before that I have known now.
It is a nice one I commend the organisers for bringing such a programme to Port Harcourt,” Ledor said.
The coaching clinic was organised by the Rivers State Football Coaches Association (RSFCA) and Bright Stars Sports Agency United Kingdom for Nigeria coaches.
The Clinic which was tagged “Continuous Professional Development Coaching (CPD) was designed for developing football coaches.
The former captain of Enyimba FC encouraged his  members to always key into such projects because the knowledge gained will change their mentality towards the game.

By: Kiadum Edookor

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OBN Basketball Programme Ends In PH

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A two-day basketball programme tagged” Uplifting the African Youth through Basketball” sponsored by Organised Basketball Network (OBN) has ended on Saturday.
The event which was held at Port Harcourt basketball court, Niger/ Bende Streets saw a huge crowd and over 300 youths participated in the programme.
Speaking in an interview with sports journalists shortly after the closing ceremony, the coordinator of OBN, a retired professional basketball player, Obinna Ekezie, said his aim was to develop the youth to have a career through basketball.
” OBN is to support youth on different skills, mostly on enterprenuership and technology. This is also to prepare them to have a career after basketball.
Our goal was to make this programme a sustainable one,” Ekezie said.
He used the forum to thank the Rivers State Government for its support, especially for giving them the venue to use. He also appreciated the United States Consulate in Nigeria for their support.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the programme, the United States Consulate Deputy Public Affairs Officer, Jennifer Foltz said United States and Nigeria have very special and close relationship, adding that the Consulate feels this was the right time to do a sports programme.

By: Tonye Orabere

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