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BREAKING! Nigeria’s Opeyori claim surprise gold at All Africa Badminton Championships

Nigeria's Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori secured unexpected title on Sunday at the All Africa Individual Badminton Championships in Kampala, Uganda. It is Nigeria’s first major win since the crisis in the administration of badminton ensued late last year. Opeyori was Nigeria’s sole entry as his doubles’ partner; Godwin Olofua failed to show up having travelled unexpectedly to Qatar.

BFN unveils Nollywood star as Brand Ambassador

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has unveiled Nollywood star, Ali Nuhu as its latest Brand Ambassador. The move is in line with BFN’s vision of promoting badminton through partnerships with celebrities in the entertainment industry. Nuhu, who has become popular in the film industry especially in the northern part of the country where ‘Kannywood’ reigns supreme, will help propagate the game of badminton in the country.