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Sanjo Jones appointed Hockey Women’s World Cup Event Controller

Dapo Sotuminu, Lagos
Former Nigeria national men’s hockey team star player, Sanjo Jones, has been appointed to serve as the Event Controller for the Hockey Women’s World Cup put in place by London Hockey Makers.
The event has been scheduled to start in the city of London from 21st July to 5 August 2018.
Sanjo Jones is one of the eight members appointed as the event controllers for the whole Hockey World Cup event.
Their duties range from; making sure that the tournament is run smoothly to make sure that everyone at the World Cup is safe. It’s a huge task for the appointed officials and the former Nigeria national team star is up for it.
Sanjo Jones played professional hockey for 9 years in Italy: CUS CAGLIARI in Cagliari Sadegnia and ASHP in Regio Emilia.
Jones, played in Nigeria national teams from the junior team, the Under 21 and the senior team. The biggest tournament he played in the colours of the Nigeria senior men’s national hockey team was in the All African Games 1995 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Meanwhile, before going professional in Europe, Sanjo Jones, played club hockey for Railway of Ibadan, the Union Bank Men’s hockey team of Lagos, Delta Force of Asaba, the Nigeria Police Machine and the Obafemi Awolowo University.

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4 Comments

  1. Fantastic information good to know about Sanjo’s professional history in sports.
    But above all Sanjo is a fantastic Dad to his children, amazing Hubby to my friend and and great uncle to my children.

    1. Sanjo Jones is a hockey legend in Nigeria and in the UK, every year he makes donations to three different national competitions in Nigeria, he is God’s gift to Nigeria sports development. I was in Littlehampton some years ago and I met his wonderful family. Ohh Sofia is your friend, she is such a great mother, wife and a friend. Cheers Jane, I appreciate your comment.

      1. Chairman !! Thank you very much, i would have not done what i am doing if not for the support of great people like you. Jane is a wonderful sister, God mother to my son and a very good friend of my wife. you will meet her soon

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