Taekwondo: Itiku, Esuku, Okuomose, 13 others pick 2019 African Games tickets

Taekwondo: Itiku, Esuku, Okuomose, 13 others pick 2019 African Games tickets

      After keenly contested National trials conducted by the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) which ended at the weekend in Abuja, 16 taekwondo Athletes out of expected 24 have been confirmed. Those who automatically booked a place for possible feature at the games to be staged in Morocco this year were top-ranked athletes after series of taekwondo events in recent times. Incidentally, they showed up at the trials, dusted their opponents and emerged champions inside the multi-purpose hall of MKO Abiola National stadium, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Eight others (outside…

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2019 AFCON: Madagascar spank Eagles 2-0 to win Group B

2019 AFCON: Madagascar spank Eagles 2-0 to win Group B

      Lowly –rated Madagascar shocked Nigeria 2-0 as an awful performance by the Super Eagles handed the Indian Ocean islanders leadership of Group B and condemned the three –time champions to ignominious second place and a probable encounter with the Black Stars of Ghana in the Round of 16.   In what would forever remain a day to forget in Nigerian Football, the group leaders started on the wrong footing as Leon Balogun failed to deal with a routine back pass, leading to the ball being snatched by…

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Women Hall of Fame: NFF, Women Development Center, hail Mmadu’s induction 

Women Hall of Fame: NFF, Women Development Center, hail Mmadu’s induction 

Maureen Mmadu with her plague poses with the NFF 2nd Vice President Shehu Dikko, Emmanuel Ikpeme and Bitrus Bewarang at the Women Development Center on Thursday. The Director-General, National Centre for Women Development, (NCWD) Barr. Mary Ekpere-Eta has commended Super Falcons’ Assistant coach Maureen Mmadu for her exemplary performance while in the national team and now as a coach, a major reason for making the list of 114 eminent women inducted into the Nigeria Women’s Hall of Fame. Maureen Mmadu was officially inducted into the Nigeria Women Hall of Fame…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI NOMINATES DALUNG, 10 OTHERS AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELEGATION TO 2019 AFCON

PRESIDENT BUHARI NOMINATES DALUNG, 10 OTHERS AS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELEGATION TO 2019 AFCON

      President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Selcap Dalung as a member of an 11- man delegation to Egypt to support and cheer the Super Eagles at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. In a letter signed by the Chief of Staff to the President Mr Abba Kyari, President Buhari nominated the former Sports Minister as a representative of the Presidency . The delegation will be led by the Senate President, Senator Lawan Ahmed. Speaker of the House of…

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2019 AFCON: Watch video clip of Rohr, Balogun’s birthday celebration at Eagles hotel in Alexandria 

2019 AFCON: Watch video clip of Rohr, Balogun’s birthday celebration at Eagles hotel in Alexandria 

The  Management body of Super Eagles’ Hotel Helnan Palestine Hotel in Alexandria, Egypt yesterday celebrated the 66th year birthday of Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr and the 31st birthday of Eagles’ defender Leon Aderemi Balogun who also celebrated with his Coach same Friday. Lets watch the video clip of the brief party while Team Coordinator Patrick Pascal served as the Master of Ceremony.    

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Hall of Fame: Falcons Coach Madu makes list

Hall of Fame: Falcons Coach Madu makes list

  Super Falcons’ Assistant Coach, Maureen Madu will today be inducted into the prestigious Nigeria Women Hall of Fame at an investiture which will hold at the National Centre for Women Development, Abuja. Coach Madu is among 22 noble Nigerian women of impeccable character, global prestige and national outlook set to be inducted on Thursday. The Nigerian Women Hall of Fame was set up as a major repository to document and celebrate every success that has been or is achieved by Nigerian women and young girls, considering the rough roads…

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Appeals Committee declares Muhammed Mouktar as duly elected FCT FA Chairman

Appeals Committee declares Muhammed Mouktar as duly elected FCT FA Chairman

The appeals committee of the FCT FA Elections on Tuesday upheld the elections of Abba Mohammed Mouktar as the duly elected Chairman of the FCT FA. Mouktar emerged winner of the FCT FA election held in Kuje, Abuja last week Thursday after he defeated the incumbent Chairman,Musa Talle winning 11 votes  to Talle’s 4 votes. Talle however appealed the result. Talle’s reads: “The winner of the election who also has been the 2nd vice chairman before the election is also an intermediary between FIFA and NFF has not resigned same…

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Nigeria first country to reach AFCON 2019 Round of 16

Nigeria first country to reach AFCON 2019 Round of 16

    Nigeria became the first country to make it to the knockout rounds of the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt on Wednesday evening, as Kenneth Omeruo’s well –placed header from a Moses Simon’s corner kick earned all three points against Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium.   A below –par first half gave way to a lively second half, during which Odion Ighalo, who earned all the three points for Nigeria after coming on as a substitute against Burundi on Saturday, could have scored if the Guinean…

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FCT FA Elections: Bamigboye urges Talle to concede defeat, congratulate the winner Mouktar

FCT FA Elections: Bamigboye urges Talle to concede defeat, congratulate the winner Mouktar

The immediate past chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Football Association (FCT FA),Musa Talle has been urged to concede defeat and congratulate Mohammed Adam Mouktar, who emerged winner of the June 20, 2019 FCT FA chairmanship election. Chairman FCT chapter of Nigeria Football Coaches Association (NFCA), Godwin Bamigboye, gave the advice while speaking to newsmen on the outcome of the elections in Abuja on Tuesday. Bamigboye, who was one of the leading chairmanship candidates, said Talle should accept the will of the FCT football stakeholders and jettison his decision to…

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2019 AFCON: Rohr says Eagles’ first team squad to tackle Guinea ready

2019 AFCON: Rohr says Eagles’ first team squad to tackle Guinea ready

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser has told www.adantesports.com.ng that the first team squad that would slug it out with Guinea national team on Wednesday in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt has already been picked. Rohr, however refused to mention the names of the players he picked to start the 2nd Group B match but was quick to clarify that only very fit Eagles players would play against the Guineans on Wednesday. “This afternoon (Monday’s afternoon) we put together already the team who could start eventually in this crucial game against…

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