Sports Festival To Relaunch Edo’s Sporting Heritage

Edo State Deputy Governor Comrade Philip Shaibu has revealed that the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) holding in Benin City will be used to relaunch the state’s rich sporting heritage.

Speaking yesterday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, venue of most of the events of the festival, Shaibu insisted that Edo in years gone bye was noted for its unrivalled sporting facilities as well as producing some of the best sporting talents for the country including owning the famous Bendel Insurance that ruled the country’s football scene in the 1970s into the early 1980s.

He insisted…


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