Abba Muhammed targets football development in FCT FA

Abba Muhammed targets football development in FCT FA

The Proprietor of FC Hearts Abuja Alhaji Abba Muhammed Mouktar Abuja has vowed to do everything humanly possible to improve football development in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.   Ahead of the elections into the board of the FCT Football Association slated to take place on February 16, a group under the aegis of Movement for Change (MC) has kicked against the reelection plan of the incumbent chairman, Alhaji Musa Talle alleging that the fortunes of football in the federal capital territory has grossly dwindled under his watch.   Addressing…

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LMC slams N6 million fine on Remo Stars for crowd violence

LMC slams N6 million fine on Remo Stars for crowd violence

BY EDITOR After deliberations on reports and evidence from the attack on match officials by supporters of Remo Stars FC at the end of Match Day 3 fixture against Insurance of Benin, the League Management Company (LMC) has fined the club a total of N6m and directed that the club play its next three home matches in Oshogbo, Osun State. Chairman of Remo Stars FC, Hon. Kunle Soname was also banned from further participation in the next three Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches and fined N500,000 for granting a…

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Emiliano Sala: Profile of ‘a South American warrior’ & the ‘local Carlos Tevez’

Emiliano Sala: Profile of ‘a South American warrior’ & the ‘local Carlos Tevez’

  BY  ERIK BIELDERMAN Just three days after he signed for Premier League club Cardiff City from Nantes, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft that disappeared on Monday night off Alderney in the Channel Islands, French authorities have confirmed. At 28, Emiliano Sala had just reached football maturity, and his move to Cardiff was shaping up to be a thrilling adventure. The transfer marked belated recognition for a player who might be imperfect technically but who is physical, courageous – and endearing. On the pitch, he is…

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Africa U20 Cup of Nations: Coach Aigbogun releases 21 players list

Africa U20 Cup of Nations: Coach Aigbogun releases 21 players list

  BY EDITOR   Team Captain Ikouwem Udo Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are in the list of 21 players of Nigeria’s U20 squad that will battle for honours at next month’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.   Enyimba FC wingback Utin won a silver medal at the African Nations Championship in Morocco last year, while youth sensation Nazifi recently signed contract with a Danish club and Maxwell was Man-of-the-Match in the 4-2 defeat of Ghana’s Black Satellites at the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament…

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2020 Olympics: World Archery Federation experts to train Nigerian coaches May- Abdullahi

2020 Olympics: World Archery Federation experts to train Nigerian coaches May- Abdullahi

BY EDITOR World Archery Federation would storm Nigeria in May to conduct a week long training for coaches and some athletes in preparations 2020 Olympics. The President of Archery Federation of Nigeria Muhammed Abdullahi who is also the Deputy Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Federation (NOC) confirmed this to SportingLife in Abuja on Monday while revealing the Federation’s programs for the year 2019. “The World Archery Federation has concluded plans to be in Nigeria on May to come and train our coaches more on the technical aspects of the…

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Siasia says why Mikel Obi can’t be in Eagles now

Siasia says why Mikel Obi can’t be in Eagles now

  BY EDITOR   Former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia has pleaded with Nigerian football fans to exercise patience on the return of Eagles Captain Mikel Obi to the Super Eagles.   The former Eagles handler and striker who spoke with www.adantesports.com.ng from his residence in United States of America today said that there are two key things the player must sort out before he can rejoin the national team.   “Everybody knows that Mikel is a patriotic and devoted player and Captain of the Super Eagles. To the best…

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4- Nation tourney: Falcons beat Romania 4-1 to win 3rd place trophy

4- Nation tourney: Falcons beat Romania 4-1 to win 3rd place trophy

BY EDITOR Thomas Dennerby’s side scored three times in the final 25 minutes to fuel 4-1 thrashing of the Europeans in Wuhua.   Nigeria senior women team responded to their China disappointing loss with a 4-1 hammering of European side Romania on Sunday. Having been thrashed 3-0 at the Wuhua Olympic Sports Stadium on Thursday, the pressure was on Thomas Dennerby’s ladies to redeem themselves and they ensured the bounce back. Late in the first half, Chinwendu Ihezuo marked her starting debut at the senior level with a goal as…

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Eagles Coach Rohr targets fresh stars in Nigerian league

Eagles Coach Rohr targets fresh stars in Nigerian league

Super Eagles’ Manager Gernot Rohr has concluded plans to spend more time on watching Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to discover new players for the Eagles. There had been clamour for introduction of more local players in the Eagles squad, it seems the Franco-German Coach wants to impress Nigerian football fans by searching for quality players in the NPFL for onward introduction to the Eagles’ team. The Coach www.adantesports.com.ng has learned will arrive Lagos, Nigeria on Tuesday to watch the NPFL match between Lagos based team Mountain of Fire and Ministry (MFM)…

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Rohr gives Mikel conditions on Eagles return

Rohr gives Mikel conditions on Eagles return

  THE EDITOR Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has refused to make public what he discussed with Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi on his planned return to the team. The former Chelsea star made terse statement on his Instagram cleverly stating his readiness to rejoin the national team of Nigeria. But when asked the Eagles Coach refused to divulge what he discussed with Mikel. “I cannot speak about our conversations  for the moment. I hope that he will play soon in his club”, Rohr disclosed to SportingLife from France…

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2019 AFCON: Victor Moses can help Eagles’ ambition to win- Rohr

2019 AFCON: Victor Moses can help Eagles’ ambition to win- Rohr

THE EDITOR Super Eagles’ Team Manager Gernot Rohr has told www.adantesports.com.ng that self exiled Eagles wing attacker Victor Moses can help the Nigerian team”s bid to win the forthcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations if he rescind his decision and return to Eagles. Rohr who made desperate efforts to make the Chelsea’s versatile player change his mind on quitting the team said he had to respect Moses decision when he couldn’t stop him. Rohr however hailed the move the President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick is making now to…

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