Ladies in Sports Conference 2017 explores ways to develop the women’s game

By Daily Sports on June 15, 2017

Views: 2,054

The second edition of the Ladies in Sports conference (LIS 2017) has been successfully held in Lagos.

In her opening remarks, the Independent Chairperson of the Nigeria Women League Board Aisha Falode, echoed the importance of its theme, “Developing the Women’s Game”. 

“There could not have been more apt and auspicious time to take a pensive look at the state of affairs of the women’s league than the platform provided by the enigmatic Ladies in Sports Conference as well as its captivating and challenging theme,” she said.

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Akwright, was in attendance and presented grants on behalf of the Ladies in Sports team to last season’s three most valuable players of the Nigeria Women Premier League (Rofiat Sule and Alice Ogebe of Rivers Angels as well as Rita Akarekor of Delta Queens). Also in attendance was his Deputy, Laura Beaufils, and the former Head of Politics, Andrew Fleming.

Also featured were the highly anticipated lecture sessions led by award-winning UK Producer Benny Bonsu, delivering the first presentation on “Globalisation of Women in Sports”.

In addition, Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi briefly touched on her experiences and struggles as a female footballer before Ita Bassey, Head of Innovation at Nigerian Breweries Plc., addressed “Brand Management and Marketing”.

Supersport Presenter Mozez Praiz, standing in for Felix Awogu, closed the six-hour programme with his take on “Matchday TV Production and Broadcast Rights”.

Founder of the Ladies in Sports Conference, Tega Onojaife, assured that more efforts will be put into making this annual event to impact more athletes and women in sports as a whole.  

LIS 2017, organised by Lavie Associates and held on Friday, June 9, 2017 held at Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, was proudly supported by the UK High Commission in Nigeria, Promasidor Nigeria, Smooth 98.1 FM Lagos and LadiesMarch Africa.

The next edition will take place in June 2018.

Source Daily Sports

Posted June 15, 2017


 

You may also like...
Ronaldo sets up all three goals as Juve...

Nwakali to join Arsenal for Pre-Season

FA bans fans for life for Nazi gestures...

World Cup: Injury rules out Argentina goalkeeper Sergio...

Costa earns Chelsea 11th straight win

Basketball: Cameroon bank on teamwork against Nigeria

 

Latest News Valencia Stun Barcelona to Emerge 2018/2019 Copa Del Rey Champions Bayern Beat Leipzig to Win German Cup, Domestic Double Messi Sets another Record Victor Moses Expected to Join Inter Milan after Confirming Fenerbahce Exit Oshoala, Ebi, Oparanozie, 20 Others in Super Falcons’ Final Squad Dele-Bashiru: Nigeria U20 Will Go Far in Fifa World Cup Mikel Obi’s Inclusion in 2019 AFCON Squad a Good Omen, Says Udeze Mane to Battle Van Dijk, Hazard, Others for PFA Player of the Year Award PSG Coach Tuchel Extends Deal Until 2021 Arsenal, Chelsea Return Unsold Europa League Final Tickets Sergio Ramos Considering Real Madrid Exit Hamilton Beats Bottas to Pole Position in Monaco

 

Most Read Rangers International going, going . . . (45,395 views) Amaju Pinnick: A cat with nine lives (37,474 views) Missing $150,000 IAAF Grant: Solomon Dalung’s Hide and Seek game (36,093 views) Sports Development: Zenith Bank on the zenith (35,604 views) Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje’s solid footprints, commitment to sports development in Kano State (34,619 views) Current issues in Nigerian sports: Matters arising (34,573 views) Second Term: Amaju Pinnick, Other NFF Heavyweights Home to Roost •How Pinnick Broke the Jinx (33,798 views) Olopade, BET9A wave of revolution in NNL (33,644 views) Commonwealth Games 2018: Shame of Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Dalung (33,395 views) NFF Presidency: Pinnick, Maigari, Ogunjobi, Okoye in Battle for Supremacy (32,540 views) John Mikel Obi: Segun Odegbami’s Outrageous Call! (30,570 views) Ibrahimovic’s Man U exit: Whose decision is it? And in whose interest? (30,414 views)

 

 


 

News Athletics (283) Basketball (164) Boxing (546) Columnists (436) Euro Soccer Update (4859) Fans Assembly (3) From the Grassroots (46) Golf (73) Interviews (14) Live Commentary (4) News (4960) NPL Glo Premier League (1014) People and Places (22) Readers Parliament (6) Tennis (543)

 

 

 

Phone numbers

Tel: +234(0)8066020976
+234(0)8055068145
+234(0)7013416146
+234(0)8094272884

Email addresses

info@dailysportsng.com
support@dailysportsng.com
publisher@dailysportsng.com

Office address

No 3, Adetoun Close, Off College Road, Ogba, Ikeja Lagos.
Website: www.dailysportsng.com

Social Media