Polo Club wants field back

Shagari said "that is why there is lull in our activities as we could not stage any competition in the state since then.''

Sokoto Polo Club wants field back

The Chairman of Sokoto Polo Club, Alhaji Bala Shagari, has appealed for the return of the field confiscated by the State Government about twelve years ago.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Shagari, who is also the District Head of Shagari, made the appeal at a news conference in Sokoto on Tuesday.

Shagari, the eldest son of second republic President Shehu Shagari, added that the return of the field would enable the club to upgrade it to boost the game.

Captain of the club, Alhaji Faruk Nuhu-Koko, urged the state government, organisations and other sports-spirited individuals to assist the club with finance.

Nuhu-Koko contended that the lack of a standard playing field and the paucity of fund were some of the formidable problems affecting the club.

He commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, for his sustained moral and financial support to the club.

Meanwhile, Team `B' trounced Team `A' 5-3 to emerge winners of the Sallah Governor's Cup competition.

Sokoto Kalambaina defeated Sokoto Caliphate 7-5, to emerge winners of the Sallah Sultan's Cup competition.

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