Dalung, Pinnick, Dikko in UK for meetings with NIKE  

Dalung, Pinnick, Dikko in UK for meetings with NIKE  

Chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation, led by Nigeria’s Minister of Sports have arrived in London, United Kingdom for a series of meetings with sportswear behemoth, NIKE that have to do with optimizing the performance of the new, robust contract signed by NFF and NIKE in November 2018.   The meetings would also dwell on merchandizing, as well as previewing and authorization of a new kit design for the National Teams to be launched in the summer of Year 2020.   Barr. Solomon Dalung, with President of the Nigeria Football…

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Seychelles, Egypt match: Rohr to include U20 star in Eagles squad

Seychelles, Egypt match: Rohr to include U20 star in Eagles squad

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has challenged the players of the U20 National Team, Flying Eagles, to give their very best at the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic, saying he would be at the competition venue to pick the best Nigerian player and blood him in the senior squad.   “I watched the team’s training session and I see they are good. They are ambitious and I will be in Niger Republic to see some of the matches.   “I have decided to pick one or…

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Flying Eagles Coach Aigbogun sets World Cup ticket, AFCON title targets

Flying Eagles Coach Aigbogun sets World Cup ticket, AFCON title targets

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun says his Flying Eagles team will take it one match at a time when the whistle goes for kick –off at the 21st Africa U20 Cup of Nations taking place in Niger Republic 2nd – 17thFebruary. The seven –time African champions tango with host nation Niger Republic, South Africa and Burundi in Group A of the competition, with only the two top –placed teams to progress to the semi finals and guaranteed automatic berths at this summer’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland. “We must first plan…

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AFCON boss Pinnick assures on Egypt 2019 success

AFCON boss Pinnick assures on Egypt 2019 success

The 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football, who is also the President of AFCON Organizing Committee, Nigeria’s Amaju Melvin Pinnick has assured that the continental football –ruling body is doing everything within its power to ensure that the 32nd Africa Cup finals holding in Egypt this summer is a huge success.   Speaking in Lagos on Monday, Pinnick, who is also President of the Nigeria Football Federation, said CAF is aware of the apprehension of the African football stakeholders, and is putting measures in place to tackle those fears…

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FCT FA Chairmanship aspirant Mouktar vows to bring Eagles back to Abuja

FCT FA Chairmanship aspirant Mouktar vows to bring Eagles back to Abuja

Proprietor of FC Hearts of Abuja Alhaji Abba Muhammed Mouktar has promised to bring back the Super Eagles to play their matches at the Abuja National Stadium if he is elected as the new Chairman of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Football Association come February 11, 2019. The FIFA Licensed Agent who at a time managed former junior International Chrisantus Macaulay told SportingLife he has the contacts, connections and wherewithal to bring back the lost glory of FCT sports and would kick start this among the numerous programs he has lined…

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Mutiu Adepoju’s duplex house in Ibadan burnt

Mutiu Adepoju’s duplex house in Ibadan burnt

Www.adantesports.com.ng has learned that Former Super Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju”s four duplex house located at Adeoyo, Ring Road Ibadan got burnt on Friday, January 11th, 2019. According to the reports monitored on www.sportinglife.com.ng today disclosed that Adepoju’s house was razed when he was not around in Ibadan. The astute football coach and administrator who was devastated by the incident told SportingLife that he was yet to overcome the shock of the fire incident. But he had to summon courage to come to Abuja to supervise the NPFL/La Liga U-15 Instructors…

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Ace Comedian A.Y tips Eagles for 2019 AFCON success, hails Akpoyibo Green Foundation

Ace Comedian A.Y tips Eagles for 2019 AFCON success, hails Akpoyibo Green Foundation

Popular comedian and actor Ayodeji Richard Makun also known as A.Y has strongly tipped the Super Eagles to emerge Champions of this year’s Africa Cup of Natuons (AFCON) holding in Egypt in June. A.Y who was a special guest at the Akpoyibo Green Foundation/Asteven Youth Talent Hunt and Football Tournament that was rounded off in Abuja on Sunday. He was among the dignitaries that presented medals and Trophy to winners Akpoyibo Green Foundation which defeated a selected team 5-4 via penalty after full time ended in a pulsating 2-2 score…

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CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers strong technically Rohr declares

CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers strong technically Rohr declares

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has tipped Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation Cup for success in the ongoing continental competition due to the club’s technical qualities. Rohr who arrived Lagos on Tuesday and also watched live the Nigeria Professional Football League match between host Mountain of Fire and Ministry and Rangers International hauled the two clubs for their impressive display in the match. “I saw a good match between MFM and Rangers at the Agege Stadium yesterday (Wednesday). I saw a technically good team in Rangers who are…

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Akpoyibo Green Foundation out to discover, expose football talents

Akpoyibo Green Foundation out to discover, expose football talents

The President, Akpoyibo Green Foundation/ Asteven International Group  Dr. Sunny Akpoyibo has told www.adantesports.com that the Foundation is ready to develop the youths of this country and provide them with easy access and opportunity to start off their football career and also train them on investing in their future through green growth and sound investment advice. Akpoyibo stated this at final of the Youth Talent Hunt and football tournament initiated and hosted by the Foundation which was held at the practising pitch of the Abuja National Stadium on Thursday. According to him,…

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Ex U23 team Captain Azubuike joins Rizespor on loan for Eagles’ return

Ex U23 team Captain Azubuike joins Rizespor on loan for Eagles’ return

Former Captain of the Nigeria U23 national team, Azubuike Okechukwu has returned to Turkey to join Caycur Rizespor on loan till the end of the European season. www.adantesports.com.ng learned that the central midfielder secured his loan deal from his club Pyramids FC of Egypt to join Caycur Rizespor on a six (6) months loan deal. A very close confidant of the central midfielder Ededuan Daniel Abumere disclosed to SportingLife.ng that Azubuike had to return to Europe in order to attract the attention of Super Eagles team selectors. “Azubuike had to retrace his…

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