Are you new to Nigeria and wondering what sports are the most popular in the area? You will not be disappointed… there are so many different sports that are popular and that have shaped the culture of Nigeria on their way to climbing popularity.
Nigerian Dambe Boxing
Associated with the Hausa people of Nigeria, Dambe is a form of boxing that is centuries old, and is quite an aggressive form of boxing.
Football is popular in Nigeria with a local team, the Super Eagles, competing regularly for nation titles.
This sport is popular particularly among young boys and girls at schools, as many schools offer basketball sessions.
Running is a form of sport that is quite admired and some Nigerian runners even make it to compete for international titles, including the Olympics.