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Gumel inaugurates Teqball Federation

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The President of Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, Engr Abu Gumel over the weekend  inaugurated the board of Nigeria Teqball Federation as one of the sporting federations in the country urging the board members to work hard and take the sports to every nook and cranny of the country.

The inauguration was done at the ANOCA headquarters in Abuja.

Gumel who doubles as the President of federation while speaking during the inauguration said the federation has  now been officially recognized and can perform its activities beyond Nigeria.

He said Teqball is a combination of football and Table Tennis which can be played both in and outdoor. Gumel further  added that “Teqball is played across over 200 nations. Nigeria is ranked 13th in the world and 2nd in Africa.

He also stated that Nigeria Teqball Federation has participated in two international events in Cape Verde 2021 and Tunisia 2022 and will feature at next year All Africa Games in Ghana.

According to him, “as at today Teqball is in 29 states of the federation, we need to popularise it , take it to all schools, universities and this is not to job for the lily- hearted”

 “Our challenges now is finance and we need sponsors to finance the game,” Gumel said while pleading with corporate and well meaning Nigerians to identify with the sports.

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