2021 AFCON: Rohr to recall Iheanacho,  Simy Nwankwo back to Eagles

2021 AFCON: Rohr to recall Iheanacho,  Simy Nwankwo back to Eagles

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has told www.adantesports.com.ng that he would recall Eagles strikers Kelechi Iheanacho and Simeon Nwankwo back to the Nigeria’s senior national team when preparations start for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in November this year. The Franco-German football tactician planned to recall the duo who made the Russia 2018 World Cup but missed out of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt due to poor form. He now wants to give Simy and Iheanacho second chance in the team starting from qualification matches for the 2021…

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2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: FIFA blacklists Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna as likely venue

2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: FIFA blacklists Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna as likely venue

Due to fans’ unruly behaviour at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna shortly after Kano Pillars Football Club defeated Niger Tornadoes FC at the final of the Nigeria Football Federation organised Aiteo Cup on Sunday, world football ruling body, FIFA has expunged the Kaduna Stadium from the list of the stadia FIFA would inspect for the hosting of the forthcoming FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. Nigeria last hosted the FIFA U-17 male’s World Cup a decade ago, the country is set for another chance as the world football governing body seems…

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Kano Pillars, Nasarawa Amazons win Aiteo Cup

Kano Pillars, Nasarawa Amazons win Aiteo Cup

Nasawara Amazons barred Rivers Angels from a fourth successive Women AITEO Cup triumph by beating the Cup holders 5-4 after penalty shoot-out in the grand finale at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Sunday. The girls from Lafia were marginally the more enterprising in a rather dull encounter which finished scoreless, and penalty shoot-out was the direct consequence according to competition rules. Ifeoma Paulinus scored Rivers Angels’ first kick from the spot, as did Amarachi Okoronkwo for the Amazons. Skipper Ojini Amaechi netted for Angels and Vivian Ikechukwu then scored…

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Nigeria wins Africa Cup-Track Cycling Championship, as CFN boss hails team

Nigeria wins Africa Cup-Track Cycling Championship, as CFN boss hails team

Team Nigeria yesterday emerged overall winner of the maiden edition of the 3-day Africa Cup-Track Cycling Championship that was rounded off at the Velodrome, Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja, Nigeria yesterday. Nigeria won with 21 gold, 18 silver and 12 bronze medals. Egypt came second winning 8 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals. Morocco came third having won 4 gold and 3 silver medals. Burkina placed fourth with 3 silver, 5 bronze, Burundi came fifth with 2 bronze while Ghana placed sixth with a bronze medal. The three-day exciting …

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AFCON 2019: Rohr has done well with Eagles says Mouktar Mohammed

AFCON 2019: Rohr has done well with Eagles says Mouktar Mohammed

Chairman of FCT Football Association Abba Mouktar Muhammed  has thrown his weight behind the retention of Coach Gernot Rohr as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles claiming that that the Franco-German football tactician has done his best for the Nigeria’s national male football team so far. Adding his voice to the heated debate on whether Rohr should continue to coach the team or should be sacked, the football administrator as blunt as ever stood by the Eagles gaffer defending him that he has done his best for the team…

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World Para Powerlifting Championship: Adesola hails Nigeria’s second best position, commends Fed. President

World Para Powerlifting Championship: Adesola hails Nigeria’s second best position, commends Fed. President

Ministry of Youths and Sports Development’s Permanent Secretary Olusade Adesola has commended the 14 para powerlifting stars that came second overall in the just concluded World Para Powerlifting held in  Kazakhstan between July 12th and July 20th, 2019, In a colourful reception held at the Media Hall of package A of the MKO Stadium Abuja, Adesola hailed the para powerlifters for always doing the nation proud through their consistencies in performance. The Permanent Secretary also added: “I am delighted by the success of your outing at the  Kazakhstan Championship which…

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Kazakhstan World Para Powerlifting Championship: Adesola hails Nigeria’s second best position, commends Fed. President Ministry of Youths and Sports Development’s Permanent Secretary Olusade Adesola has commended the 14 para powerlifting stars that came second overall in the just concluded World Para Powerlifting held in  Kazakhstan between July 12th and July 20th, 2019, In a colourful reception held at the Media Hall of package A of the MKO Stadium Abuja, Adesola hailed the para powerlifters for always doing the nation proud through their consistencies in performance. The Permanent Secretary also added:…

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2019 AFCON fallouts: Rohr meets Pinnick in Lagos to discuss future with Eagles

2019 AFCON fallouts: Rohr meets Pinnick in Lagos to discuss future with Eagles

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has left Transcorp Hilton Hotel where he was lodged with the 12 Super Eagles players that came with him from Egypt after winning the bronze medal of the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that was won by Algeria. Rohr told www.adantesports.com.ng that he would meet with the President of the Nigeria Football Federation after which he would now travel home in France to rest for some weeks and then decide his future as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles. “I am…

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Egypt 2019 one of the best for Eagles says Vice President Osinbajo

Egypt 2019 one of the best for Eagles says Vice President Osinbajo

        Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated Bronze-winning Super Eagles over their outstanding performance at the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations’ (AFCON) in Egypt. Osinbajo gave the message during the 2nd Edition of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Choir Concert on Saturday in Abuja. The vice president, who was represented by the Villa Chaplain, Pastor Seyi Malomo, described the tournament as one of the best Super Eagles’outing. “This is one of the best tournaments the Super Eagles have played so far. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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FG welcomes, praises Eagles for AFCON 2019 outing

FG welcomes, praises Eagles for AFCON 2019 outing

        The Federal Government on Friday lauded the bronze medal –winning effort of the Super Eagles, as a team led by the Secretary to the Federal Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha received the Nigeria delegation to the finals in Egypt, on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. A chartered Air Peace aircraft that flew the delegation from Egypt landed in Abuja at about 10.40am, led by the NFF First Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, and also including the 2nd Vice President Shehu Dikko, General…

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