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Biggest Polo


ts is the official


o in Nigeria. All es of the NPF. It ts Commission rporate Affairs mpic Committee


ociation (United Federation of


polo ruling body was founded in 1920 and has been s Sir Usman Nagogo whose extensive travels gave the


tal city, Lagos as the birthplace of polo in Nigeria. It was the game was first played in 1904 in Ikoyi, but it was in e noble game found its true popularity.


mmadu Dikko’s passion and enthusiasm for the game ned its adoption amongst the Northern elite, and the clubs springing up in Katsina, Zaria, Kaduna, and Kano.


n played across the country, with Lagos, Kaduna, Kano, major clubs. The game is equally popular in cities like guri, Minna, Sokoto and Abuja.


nd private) and close to 500 polo players, the NPF has polo authority in sub Saharan Africa, organizing major articipants an unparalleled opportunity to connect with


son commences in early September with the Katsina te June the following year with the Bauchi tournament.


Photo Credits: Yakubu Dankaka Nigeria Polo Federation: Africa’s Biggest Polo Authority T


he Nigeria Polo Federation (NPF) is the official administrative controlling body of polo in Nigeria. All clubs


in Nigeria are members or affiliates of the NPF. It is registered with the National Sports Commission (Federal Ministry of Sports), the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC).


Affiliated to the Hurlingham Polo Association


(United Kingdom) and a member of the Federation of International Polo (FIP), the Nigerian polo ruling body was founded in 1920 and has been functioning to this day. Te first head was Sir Usman Nagogo whose extensive travels gave the Nigerian body international recognition.


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