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Nigeria’s Obiageli Solaja Wins African Women In Badminton Award

Nigeria’s Obiageli Solaja has been awarded the 2019 African Women in Badminton Award by the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA). The award is coming just days after Naomi Oyinloye broke a 20-year jinx to become the first Nigerian Certificated Umpire...

Lagos International Badminton Classics Postponed Over Coronavirus Pandemic

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided to postpone the Lagos International Badminton Classics due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The decision was taken after consultations with the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), the Badminton Confederation Africa (BCA) and the...

Badminton: Naomi Oyinloye Becomes Nigeria’s First BCA Certified Umpire In 20 Years

The Nigerian Badminton Federation has lauded umpire Naomi Adeoyin Oyinloye after she became the first Nigerian to be elevated to a Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) Certificated Umpire in two decades. Ms Oyinloye achieved the status following a BCA Umpires...

Dorcas Adesokan On Course For Tokyo 2020 Olympics Despite African Championships Setback

Team Nigeria has played in 3 of the 5 Finals in the just concluded All Africa Senior Championships in Cairo, Egypt despite all challenges and frustrations which saw to the team missing the Thomas and Uber cup qualifiers (Team...

Badminton: Egyptian Embassy May Derail Nigeria’s Olympics Hopes

Nigeria’s hope of qualifying for the badminton event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is currently hanging in the balance as the Egyptian Embassy is yet to grant the country’s contingent visas to the All Africa Senior...

Badminton: Olympics Qualification Top Priority As BFN Unveils 2020 Programme

The President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) Francis Orbih Esq has stated that the federation is working assiduously to ensure that its leading players qualify for this year's Tokyo Olympic Games.

Badminton: Adesokan Claims 2019 Zambia International Badminton Championship Title

Africa's number one ranked player Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan emerged champion of the 2019 Zambia International Badminton Championship defeating Egyptian second seed Doha Hany in Sunday's final in Lusaka. Top-seeded Adesokan started...

Opeyori Reigns Supreme At 3rd Golden Katsina National Championship

The climax of the 3rd Golden Star Katsina National Championship was as explosive as it was exciting. The Final matches heralded some predictable and some brand new champions. The Men's Singles...

BFN Congratulates Opeyori On Nigeria Sports Awards Feat

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has commended Anuoluwapo Opeyori for scooping two awards at the recently held 2019 Nigeria Sports Award in Lagos. Nigeria and Africa's sensation, Opeyori won the “Racquet...

Para-Badminton Workshop: Orbih Hails Kaduna State Govt, Abia First Lady

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), Francis Orbih has commended the Kaduna State Government and the First Lady of Abia State, Nkechi Ikpeazu for their support for Para-Badminton in Nigeria.


NPFL: MFM Managing Bolus’ Exit With “Restructuring” Excuse

Nigeria Professional Football League side MFM FC are still running around circles about the future of Coach Tony Bolus.


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