Gusau rejects being blamed over IAAF $130,000 money, wants EFCC, ICPC, to investigate case

Gusau rejects being blamed over IAAF $130,000 money, wants EFCC, ICPC, to investigate case

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Ibrahim Gusau has condemned in totality the alleged conspiracies by some officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports to blame him for the refusal to return the world athletics body, IAAF,’s $130,000 mistakingly paid into the covers of the Nigeria’s affiliate AFN which he called a pure wickedness, calling on the Nigeria anti graft agencies to carry out a comprehensive investigation on the matter. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, Gusau maintained that for once he never had any dealings with the…

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U-20 World Cup: Makanjuola promises more good performances for Flying  Eagles,

U-20 World Cup: Makanjuola promises more good performances for Flying  Eagles,

Flying Eagles winger and Nigeria’s highly promising young star Success Makanjuola says he is not being carried away by the news that he was adjudged the Man of the match in the team’s impressive one all draw against Ukraine on Thursday at the ongoing FIFA under 2O World cup in Poland . The Flying Eagles put up an improved performance in their crucial last group game against  Ukraine to ensure qualification to the knock out phase with Makanjuola enjoying his first start in the team’s line up. The Water FC…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tutored Molde striker Leke James eyes Super Eagles shirt

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tutored Molde striker Leke James eyes Super Eagles shirt

    Molde FK of Norway top striker Leke James is confident of boosting the Super Eagles’ attacking line if he gets invitation to play for the Nigeria’s senior national team. The 26 year old striker has enough experience having proved himself in China and Europe while playing for top division club sides over there. He had a stint with Aalesund of Norway in 2012-2015, In 2016 to 2017 he moved to China to play for Beijing Enterprises and in 2018 he also joined Molde FK of Norway where he…

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Super Eagles begin AFCON 2019 camping on Sunday

Super Eagles begin AFCON 2019 camping on Sunday

          Nigeria’s final preparations for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt begin on Sunday, when invited players, alongside the technical crew and administrative staff, will start arriving in Asaba, the Delta State capital. Nicknamed The Big Heart, Delta State has eased into the forefront as the nation’s football capital, since hosting the 2018 AITEO Cup finals and the international friendly between the Super Eagles and Uganda’s Cranes in November 2018. Since then, the Super Eagles have played Seychelles in Asaba in an AFCON qualifier and…

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Poland 2019 U-20 World Cup: Nigeria reach Round of 16, may play Senegal

Poland 2019 U-20 World Cup: Nigeria reach Round of 16, may play Senegal

          The Flying Eagles forced group D winners Ukraine to a 1-1 draw in Bielsko-Biala on Thursday night to earn a place in the Round of 16 of this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland, as one of the best third –placed teams. Team USA’s second half strike that scooped the three points for the Americans shot them to second in the group, ahead of Nigeria. But Nigeria’s opening day basket of goals against Qatar helped her cause at the close of business. Though…

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Volleyball: Nigeria women’s team eyes All Africa Games slot

Volleyball: Nigeria women’s team eyes All Africa Games slot

          The head coach of Nigeria senior volleyball women’s team, Usman Abdallah has vowed to secure the ticket to the 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco. The All Africa Games Qualifiers will hold from 2nd to 6th June, 2019 in Abuja. Abdallah, who revealed that the women’s senior team has been responding positively to training, added that he is not under any pressure to deliver the ticket for his country. He said, “We have been in camp for almost ten days now and the girls are…

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US based star Eke targets Africa Games’ gymnastics gold for Nigeria

US based star Eke targets Africa Games’ gymnastics gold for Nigeria

America based Nigerian gymnast Uche Eke has vowed to win gold medals for Nigeria in his specialties when competition begins at the All Africa Games in Morocco in August this year. Eke whose father is a Nigerian hailed from the Easter part of the country could have represented the United States of America since his mother is an American but he chose to represent Nigeria his father’s home land. He also represented Nigeria for the first time at a competition held in South Africa about two years ago and since…

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Women’ World Cup preparations: Falcons meet Slovakia again in friendly

Women’ World Cup preparations: Falcons meet Slovakia again in friendly

      The Super Falcons will travel from their Avita Resort camp in Bad Tatzmannsdorf to Slovakia on Sunday for a friendly against their Slovakian counterparts – the second time both teams would be meeting this year. On 1st March 2019 at the Cyprus Women’s Cup in March, the nine –time African champions edged a seven –goal thriller against the Slovakians, with goals from midfielder Rita Chikwelu (a brace), defender Osinachi Ohale and forward Anam Imo. Sunday’s game comes up five days after the Falcons travelled to Hungary to defeat…

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U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles set for crucial tie against Ukraine

U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles set for crucial tie against Ukraine

        After a below par outing against Team USA in Bielsko-Biala on Monday night, Nigeria’s U20 boys know they must earn a result against group leaders Ukraine at the same venue on Thursday to prolong their stay at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland. Goals by Sebastian Soto and a sterling performance by the entire USA squad condemned the seven –time African champions to a 2-0 defeat. They still have three points and two goals advantage from their defeat of Qatar in Tychy on Friday, but…

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Falcons’ Assistant Coach Madu confirms battle for shirts as team spank Hungary’s Halladas 5-1 in friendly

Falcons’ Assistant Coach Madu confirms battle for shirts as team spank Hungary’s Halladas 5-1 in friendly

France 2019 Women’s World Cup is now intensive as players battle for the first team shirt in Austria Camp of the Nigeria’s national team. This was revealed exclusively to www.adantesports.com.ng Tuesday night by Super Falcons Assistant Coach Maureen Madu after Falcons spanked Victoria Halladas of Hungary 5-1 in a training match decided to further test the fitness level and readiness of the Nigerian team for this year’s Women’s World Cup holding in France next month. Barcelona of Spain striker Asisat Oshoala scored a brace in the match while Henana Huisanhang of China…

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