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“Sports is War without bloodshed,” – Dalung taunts Spain


Barrister Solomon Dalung, Nigerian Minister of Sports, just might stir an international upset after he’d accused the Spanish Embassy in Lagos of deliberately denying a National basketball team entry visas and thereby causing them to miss an international competition on its home soil, and then went further to describe Sports as “war without bloodshed”.

Minister Dalung admonished Sports Federations to understand and appreciate the intricacies of international sports politics as well as employ the statutory instruments of applying for visas well ahead of the commencement of respective competitions including approaching the Ministry.


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