Josh Maja on standby for Eagles friendly against Ukraine- Rohr

Josh Maja on standby for Eagles friendly against Ukraine- Rohr

      Super Eagles’ Manager Gernot Rohr has told www.adante.com.ng that he has already drafted Bordeaux of France’s Nigerian striker Josh Maja to the Super Eagles after watching his matches in the lineup of Bordeaux in France. Rohr who resides close to Bordeaux recently had a dinner with Maja and his Nigerian counterpart  Samuel Kalu where the Nigerian Coach further discussed the prospect of playing for Nigeria and excelling in Eagles colours with Maja. “He is eligible to play for Nigeria because he has not played for England in…

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2019 African Games: Team Nigeria Overtakes South Africa In Second Position

2019 African Games: Team Nigeria Overtakes South Africa In Second Position

      Team Nigeria has dusted perennial rivals South Africa into 3rd position to be placed on second on the overall medals table, www.adantesports.cim.ng can report. As at the time of filing this report, Team Egypt are first on the log with 209 medals which includes 73 gold, 84 silver and 52 bronze while Nigeria have a total of 87 medals which comprises of 33 gold, 25 silver and 29 bronze. South Africa who have been Nigeria’s nightmare in recent years are in third position with 32 gold, 23…

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Rabat 2019: Chinonso targets gold medal in men’s football event as Flying Eagles confront Burkina Faso

Rabat 2019: Chinonso targets gold medal in men’s football event as Flying Eagles confront Burkina Faso

Flying Eagles striker Emeka Chinonso has charged his team mates to remain focus ahead of today’s final match against Burkina Faso at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco. The lanky striker whose goal against the host Morocco in the last group game ensured Nigeria picked the semifinal ticket admitted that the final match will be tough but optimistic that the Flying Eagles are more determined and focused than their Burkina Faso counterparts. He added that his team mates should borrow a leaf from the Falconets who won Cameroon on…

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U23 AFCON qualifier: Olympic Eagles beat Falala FC 2-0 in friendly in preparation for Sudan

U23 AFCON qualifier: Olympic Eagles beat Falala FC 2-0 in friendly in preparation for Sudan

      As the countdown to the third round of U23 Africa Cup of Nations against Sudan continues, the U23 National Team, Olympic Eagles, defeated Falala FC 2-0 in a warm up game played at FIFA Goal Project in Abuja on Thursday. Goals from Ndah Olisa in the 43rd minute and Sunday Adetunji in the 57th minute sealed the victory as the team stepped us preparations for the first leg in Omdurman on Thursday, 5thSeptember, to be followed by the return leg in Asaba on Tuesday, 10th September. The Olympic Eagles started on a bright…

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2020 Olympics qualifier: Falcons return to Nigeria today, ready for 2nd leg against Algeria Tuesday

2020 Olympics qualifier: Falcons return to Nigeria today, ready for 2nd leg against Algeria Tuesday

  PHOTO: Charge d’Affaires of the Nigeria Embassy in Algiers, Muritala Yusuf (middle) with Falcons’ leader of delegation Yusuf Ahmed Fresh and Coach Thomas Dennerby, players, officials and Embassy staff in Algiers on Thursday. The delegation of Super Falcons to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football qualifying match against Algeria in Blida on Wednesday will return to Nigeria on today. African champions Nigeria took a comfortable 2-0 lead into the return leg scheduled for the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday, 3rdSeptember. An own goal by the Algerians in the 14th minute…

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2019 African Games: Flying Eagles eye gold against Burkina Faso in today’s final

2019 African Games: Flying Eagles eye gold against Burkina Faso in today’s final

        1973 champions Nigeria will look to win their first gold in men’s football tournament of the African Games when they take on Burkina Faso in the final of the event in Rabat, Morocco today. The seven-time African champions edged a memorable encounter with Mali in the semi finals, which went into extra time, penalty shoot-out and sudden death session before they could be separated. Burkina Faso’s U20 side also had to endure the gruel of penalty shoot-out to oust Senegal in the second semi final, and…

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12thAfrican Games: Falconets edge Cameroon on penalties to win gold

12thAfrican Games: Falconets edge Cameroon on penalties to win gold

        Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets emerged champions of the women’s football tournament of the 12th African Games in Rabat on Thursday after a 3-2 penalty shoot-out triumph over their counterparts from Cameroon. The keenly-contested game between two teams that had battled to a 1-1 draw in a group phase match eight days earlier, ended 0-0 after regulation and extra time at the Stade Boubker Aamar outside Rabat. Penalty shoot-out followed and the Nigeria U20 girls, one of only four teams to have featured in every edition of the…

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Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons soar to 2-0 over Algeria in Blida

Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons soar to 2-0 over Algeria in Blida

    African champions Nigeria have taken a big step forward in their Tokyo 2020 Olympics African qualifying first round fixture against Algeria with a 2-0 victory over the Algerians in the first leg in North Africa on Wednesday night. Head Coach Thomas Dennerby had taken only home-based professionals to the battlefield in Blida, with foreign-based stars opting out due to club commitments. But it proved an opportunity for the home girls to make a statement. Relentless pressure told on the home team’s defence as a defender conceded an own…

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12th African Games: Flying Eagles qualify for final, eye gold medal

12th African Games: Flying Eagles qualify for final, eye gold medal

        Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will be battling for the gold medal of the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco after penalty shoot-out defeat of Mali in the semi finals on Tuesday. Both teams failed to find target in regulation and extra time, with Nigeria captain Abubakar Ibrahim inexplicably failing to convert a penalty kick in the 23rdminute. Penalty shoot-out again came to the rescue as happened when both battled to a 1-1 draw in the semi finals of the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger…

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Ekevwo now fastest man in Africa, wins 100m men race in 9.96secs

Ekevwo now fastest man in Africa, wins 100m men race in 9.96secs

        Nigeria has won arguably one of the the  most prestigious medal in the athletics event of the ongoing 12th African Games. www.adantesports.com.ng gathered from Morocco venue of the ongoing African Games that Team Nigeria sent a strong signal to the rest of Africa as regards athletics as impressive Ramond Ekevwo won the gold medal in the Men’s 100m race in Morocco tiday to rank as the current fastest man in Africa. He dusted a field of seven others to clock 9.96. Another Nigerian, Usheoritse Ese Itsekiri placed…

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