IOC President Bach lands in Abuja

IOC President Bach lands in Abuja

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach arrived General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja at exactly 4pm today. www.adantesports.com.ng was on ground when the IOC Chief was covered received by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare in the company of the President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Engineer Habu Gumel while the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Olusade Adesola led other top officials of the Ministry of Youth and Social development to receive the IOC top official today. Bach a German…

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Minister Launches New DEEL for Nigerian Youth

Minister Launches New DEEL for Nigerian Youth

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare on Tuesday in Abuja launched “a New DEEL” for the Nigerian Youth at the celebration of African Youth Day 2019 where the initiative to position Nigeria’s youth population for contemporary challenges was unveiled. The Minister told the gathering of youth at the event that DEEL will equip about 500,000 Youth with digital skills- basic, intermediate and advance skills in the areas of web design and management, software training, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, App development, mobile device repairs, Artificial intelligence, coding and…

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Tokyo 2020 qualifiers: Olympic Eagles beat Zambia 3-1, bounce back to reckoning

Tokyo 2020 qualifiers: Olympic Eagles beat Zambia 3-1, bounce back to reckoning

  Chief Coach of the U23 Eagles, Imama Amapakabo Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations when coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. With a quarter of an hour gone, it appeared to be going away for the defending champions as they sat pointless and at the bottom of Group B, but goals from three former U17 World Cup winners shot Nigeria to second in the group and with a…

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2021 AFCON qualifier: Eagles set for Squirrels, 14 stars train, 9 Eagles expected Tuesday morning

2021 AFCON qualifier: Eagles set for Squirrels, 14 stars train, 9 Eagles expected Tuesday morning

        Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Enyimba FC defence stalwart Ifeanyi Anaemena to the Super Eagles’ camp as the three –time African champions get set to open their 2021 AFCON qualifying campaign against Benin Republic’s Squirrels in Uyo on Wednesday. The defender will also be part of the squad for the Day Two clash with Lesotho in Maseru on Sunday, 17thNovember. The People’s Elephant’s bulwark has been drafted in to replace Russia –based World Cup left back Bryan Idowu, who submitted his international passport for renewal and…

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Rohr set to invite Leke James for Eagles’ next friendly

Rohr set to invite Leke James for Eagles’ next friendly

Baring injuries and unforseen circumstances, Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has concluded plans to invite Molde FK of Norway striker Leke James to the Eagles for friendly matches in the next FIFA window. www.adantesports.com.ng exclusively scooped that Eagles handler Rohr has been monitoring the striker who has been in great scoring form for his Norway based club Molde this season. The Nigerian striker Leke is currently in blistering form and only recently he netted a brace that led his club Molde Fk to win Norwegian league title with two…

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Africa Youth Day: FG to launch Pocket Size App Edition of National Youth Policy

Africa Youth Day: FG to launch Pocket Size App Edition of National Youth Policy

          The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, is set to launch the ‘Pocket Size and App Edition’ of the National Youth Policy (NYP) 2019-2023 as part of activities to mark the 2019 Africa Youth Day (AYD) celebration in the country. With the theme of the 2019 African Youth Day tagged “1 Million by 2021: Count Me In’, the event will take center stage in the nation’s capital on Tuesday, November 12. The Permanent-Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Olusade Olusola,…

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PMB Cup 2019: Minister renews commitment to grassroots sports as Arewa United FC lifts trophy

PMB Cup 2019: Minister renews commitment to grassroots sports as Arewa United FC lifts trophy

PHOTO: Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare (right) enjoying the finals of the 2019 PMB Cup for the Next Level with the Governor of Katsina State, His Excellency Alhaji Bello Masari in Daura today. Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare, has disclosed that the Ministry would do all it takes to boost grassroots football and youth participation in sports. He stated this in Daura, Katsina State, at the finals of the 2019 PMB Cup for the Next Level”) in which Arewa United FC of Kankia…

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Nigeria’s Youth, greatest resource that needs to be harnessed- Minister

Nigeria’s Youth, greatest resource that needs to be harnessed- Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare who visited  the Batch C corps members at the NYSC camp in Keffi, Nassarawa State on Saturday, revealed a number of plans by the Ministry to harness the potentials of the Nigerian youth part of which are the corps members in all states of the Federation. Speaking to journalists after meeting with the corps members and camp officials at the camp’s auditorium, the Minister said “part of the next level agenda is that we live in a 21st century economy,…

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2019 Africa Youth Day: Nigerian youths are in leadership positions says Olusade Adesola

2019 Africa Youth Day: Nigerian youths are in leadership positions says Olusade Adesola

The permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youths and Sports, Olusade Adesola has stated that in line with the celebration of the 2019 Africa Youth Day, Nigeria is ready to join the rest of Africa to celebrate the Nigerian Youths who have contributed meaningfully in the advancement and development of Africa. Addressing news men in Abuja on Friday, Adesola noted that though some of the youths may have been engaged in perpetrating some of the vices in the continent, he stressed that their contributions towards Africa development is great and…

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IOC President’s visit to Nigeria will be signifcant says Sports Minister

IOC President’s visit to Nigeria will be signifcant says Sports Minister

The Minister if Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has tagged the visit of the President of the International Olympics Committee (IOC)) Dr. Thomas Bach as unique and significant. The Minister in his parley with the media in Abuja yesterday used the opporrunity to reel out the program of events concerning the visit of the world respected IOC Chief. “You will agree with me that for Nigeria, the visit by the IOC President and his team is quite significant as it shows the place of Nigeria in the heart of the International…

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