Rohr to submit Eagles 23 man list on Monday, promises new faces

Rohr to submit Eagles 23 man list on Monday, promises new faces

Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has concluded plans to submit the list of the 23 Super Eagles players that would prosecute the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations’ double header qualifying matches against Sierra Leone match to the Nigeria Football Federation on Monday, www.adantesports.com.ng gathered. The Franco-German football tactician said he waited so long to be able to ascertain the injury recovery level of sum of his dependable players and also to know the readiness of the other fresh players he wanted to include in the list. Rohr about two…

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National Council on Skills inaugurated as Sports Minister named as Member

National Council on Skills inaugurated as Sports Minister named as Member

The National Council on Skills (NCS) has been inaugurated by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as part of the Muhammadu Buhari-!ed administration’s efforts to further bridge skills gap and boost the employability of Nigerian youth. The inauguration took place on Thursday at the Presidential villa in Abuja. The NCS which has the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare as member, has as part of its responsibilities and objectives, to formulate skills development policy, while laying out plans and strategies for skills development in the country. The…

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Tokyo Olympics : Adoption initiative boosts athletes’ welfare with 147 days to go

Tokyo Olympics : Adoption initiative boosts athletes’ welfare with 147 days to go

Preparations have begun in earnest for Olympics Tokyo 2020, with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development the leaving no stones unturned as regards athletes welfare. The Minister of Youth and Sport Development, Mr Sunday Dare, who has always maintained that athletes welfare must be top priority if Nigeria hopes to record any success at the World event in Tokyo, who spoke on the successes of the Adoption Initiative, said, “The welfare of the athletes remains our priority and that is why we came up with the Adoption Campaign which…

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Osimhen, Moses, Etebo’s fitness excites Rohr

Osimhen, Moses, Etebo’s fitness excites Rohr

Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr is excited about the fitness level of his three dependable players namely Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon and Oghenekaro Etebo and the quick  recovering of his trusted goalkeeper  Francis Uzoho as he monitored his players ahead of important 2021 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifying double header against Sierra Leone slated for next month. According to him, “Osimhen, Etebo and Simon showed on Saturday in their performances with their clubs that they are fit and ready to go. Ndidi’s injury is okay but still not in the…

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Ministry to forge working partnership with Nestle 

Ministry to forge working partnership with Nestle 

Fifth From Left::  Minister of Youth & Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare; First Left: Mr Peter Nelson, Director;  Planning, Monitoring & Inform. Dept; Immediate Left of HM is Mrs Victoria Uwadoka, leader of the delegation of  Nestle Inc.( supported  by  other Mgt. staff  ) Others are S.A.s of the HM, in a  photograph session during a courtesy visit by Nestle Inc.   at the Fed. Sec. Office, in Abuja. The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports has reiterated its dogged commitment to its deliberate policies and initiatives to…

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Minister congratulates Nigeria’s first female to qualify for Taekwondo after 16 years

Minister congratulates Nigeria’s first female to qualify for Taekwondo after 16 years

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian. The Minister also reiterated the need to catch athletes at a very young age considering the fact that Anyanacho, who has been part of an active high performance taekwondo program aimed at producing international champions and Olympians, started Taekwondo at age 15 and is making history at 20 as the second female to fly the Green-White-Green flag in…

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Tokyo Olympics: Sports Ministry enters agreement with Nilayo Sports Management to market Team Nigeria 

Tokyo Olympics: Sports Ministry enters agreement with Nilayo Sports Management to market Team Nigeria 

In line with its resolve to encourage public private partnership as a means of turning Sports into a viable business, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has entered an agreement with Nilayo Sports Management limited for the official marketing right of team Nigeria toTokyo Olympics 2020. The Memorandum of Understanding which was signed in a brief ceremony in the office of the Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, had in attendance the Permanent Secretary of Ministry Mr. Gabriel Aduda and other officials of the Ministry. In a brief speech, the Minister…

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D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympics medal- Kida

D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympics medal- Kida

As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table. Answering questions from journalists recently, the NBBF President said that their going to the Olympics is not just to add to the numbers of participating teams but to shock the world and be amongst the best. With the current synergy and talents in the teams (D’Tigers and D’Tigress), he is not doubtful that…

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Oyo Unity Cup ends in grand style as Ogo Oluwa Surelere Constituency of Ogbomosho emerge champions

Oyo Unity Cup ends in grand style as Ogo Oluwa Surelere Constituency of Ogbomosho  emerge champions

The pioneer Oyo Unity Cup which is the brainchild of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, with the aim of discovering young talents in football for national and international exports, has ended with so many talking points as young footballers thrilled the fans with good football artistry at the Liberty Stadium in Oyo state. Speaking at the event, the Minister thanked all who contributed to the success of the maiden event and said it signals more good things to come in Sports. “It’s never too late,…

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Taekwondo: Anyanacho picks Tokyo Olympics ticket .Beat ex- African female Champion Gabon’s Mouega

Taekwondo: Anyanacho picks Tokyo Olympics ticket .Beat ex- African female Champion Gabon’s Mouega

Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho weighing 66.1kg for the -67kg category defeated former African Champion, Gabon’s Urgence Mouega 12 – 5 at the ongoing African qualification tournament in Rabat, Morocco to be the first Nigerian female taekwondoist at the tournament to pick the tickets for Tokyo. 2020 Olympics. She also made the history of being the First Taekwondo female  to qualify for the Olympics since Athens 2004 Olympics, and second ever Nigeria Taekwondo  female practitioner, after Princess Dudu , to qualify for the Olympics. Another Nigerian fighter Benjamin Okuomose narrowly lost 16 –…

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