President Buhari To Honour Athletes In 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has set a machinery in place to reward athletes and footballers who excelled in various sporting events in 2016. The President is … Continue reading President Buhari To Honour Athletes In 2016


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FEC-BuhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari has set a machinery in place to reward athletes and footballers who excelled in various sporting events in 2016.

The President is also expected to honour all athletes who excelled in various sports disciplines from 1985 when the players won the FIFA U-17 World Cup till date.

Among those yet to be rewarded are the Golden Eaglets of 1985 who were promised houses for winning the maiden edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in China.

Others are the victorious national men’s basketball team who won the 2015 FIBA Africa Basketball Championship in Tunisia, Team Nigeria at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, and World Scrabble Champion, Wellington Jighere.