World Taekwondo Africa President suffers heart attack, in critical condition

World Taekwondo Africa President suffers heart attack, in critical condition

Africa Taekwondo is holding its breath after Gen. Ahmed Fouly, President of the World Taekwondo African continental body, suffered a severe heart attack and is currently in intensive care at the Al-Aseel Hospital in Hurghada, Egypt, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. The General’s condition was revealed In a Facebook post by his son, Emmy Ahmed Fouly, who asked for prayers of the Taekwondo community at this critical time. Prior to the heart attack, the African Taekwondo leader had undergone a critical surgery, which was successful, despite the doctors giving him very little chance…

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Gernot Rohr predicts great times, bright future for Osimhen in Napoli

Gernot Rohr predicts great times, bright future for Osimhen in Napoli

Super Eagles’ team handler Gernot Rohr has predicted great times and brighter future for Eagles’ forward Victor Osimhen in Napoli Football Club after signing a five year contract deal with Italian club giants, www.adantesports.com.ng gathered from SPORTINGLIFE. “I have a good feeling about the transfer of (Victor) Osimhen because Napoli is a fantastic club for him. “As regards why the deal was delayed, it is normal especially at this moment where the meetings are difficult and then involving travellings and other things associated with player’s transfer’s procedures. But it is…

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Rohr monitors Santa Clara’s left back Sanusi for Eagles

Rohr monitors Santa Clara’s left back Sanusi for Eagles

The Technical Adviser/Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has noticed quality defensive traits in Santa Clara of Portugal left back Zaidu Sanusi and he is monitoring his football progress in Europe for a possible call up to the Eagles. Rohr also disclosed this to www.adantesporte.com.ng today and also disclosed that Sanusi would soon join Portuguese giants FC Porto for the next season. Sanusi according to the Eagles gaffer, is also attracting interest from German club Armenia Bielefeld who recently gained promotion to the German Bundlesliga after emerging Champions…

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Minister assures Sports Industry Policy will stand test of time

Minister assures Sports Industry Policy will stand test of time

A new dawn beckons for Nigerian Sports with the presentation of the new Sports Industry policy with Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare assuring that the policy would stand the test of time. Speaking while receiving the Draft National Sports Industry Policy, Mr Dare said the event was a milestone , with the capacity to change the face of running sports business in Nigeria. While congratulating members of the steering committee of the Sports Industry Working Group (SIWG), the policy validation committee and the National sport industry…

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Minister meets with PTF on Sports Festival

Minister meets with PTF on Sports Festival

A strong indication has emerged that the postponed Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin may still hold this year once there is a drop in the covid-19 pandemic. The Minister Of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare said he is committed to ensuring that sporting activities resume soon when it is safe to do so, even as plans have been concluded for a meeting between the Ministry and the Presidential Task Force to explore the possibilities. Speaking on Sports This Morning on Channels Television, on Monday, the Minister said,…

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Best Choice Sports Editor, Amaechi Agbo walks down the Aisle today

Best Choice Sports Editor, Amaechi Agbo walks down the Aisle today

Today, in the ancient city of Ukwulu in Dunukofia Local Government, Anambra state, South East Nigeria; a new chapter in life and family is set to commence as Best Choice Sports Editor, Amaechi Vitus Agbo is set to wed his heartthrob, Miss Chikaodili Charity Okonkwo. The wedding which is set to take place at St Theresa’s Catholic Church, will commence by 10am. Bearing in mind the current situation in the country caused by the ravaging COVID-19, the wedding and traditional marriage will hold in a low key with few family…

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FG gives hope to Nigerian youths through its Youth Investment Fund

FG gives hope to Nigerian youths through its Youth Investment Fund

The newly established Nigerian Youth Investment will reduce youth restiveness, unemployment, provide succor and bring to the fore ideas, skills, talents enterprise of the Nigerian Youth, even as it would turn them into Entrepreneurs, wealth creators and employers and lead to national development. This was the assertion of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare when a group of APC Youth Leaders visited the Ministry to commend the Minister for securing Federal Executive Council’s approval for the establishment of the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). Mr Dare,…

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Late Martins Panel: Pinnick commends committee as Nasarawa United risks N10 million fine, ban

Late Martins Panel: Pinnick commends committee as Nasarawa United risks N10 million fine, ban

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Thursday praised the efforts of the Federation’s Adhoc Committee on Safety and Security, set up to unravel the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate death of Nasarawa United player, Chineme Martins during an NPFL game in Lafia on 8th March 2020, and to recommend stronger safety, security and medical protocols for matches within the country. At the virtual presentation on Thursday, Chairman of the committee, Dr. Peter Singabele (a former Member of the NFF Executive Committee and presently Member of the CAF…

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Imama Amapakabo is new Head Coach of Abia Warriors

Imama Amapakabo is new Head Coach of Abia Warriors

Abia Warriors Football club of Umuahia on Wednesday unveiled former junior international, Imama Amapakabo as her new Head Coach. The impressive ceremony held at the Umuahia Township Stadium, and was anchored by the Club Secretary Ebere Esiaba and Sporting Director Patrick Ngwaogu, saw the elated Coach expressing confidence on the ability of the Umuahia wardlords in making maximum impact in the league next season. Imama who signed a two year contract with the Umuahia team, promised to work tirelessly with every Abians to lead the team to glory in the…

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President Buhari approves establishment of Nigerian Youth Investment Fund

President Buhari approves establishment of Nigerian Youth Investment Fund

In a move that underscores his absolute confidence in the innovative skills, talents and industry of the Nigerian youth, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday led the Federal Executive Council to approve the establishment of the Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) to the tune of 75 billion naira for 3 years. The Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) is for innovative ideas, skills and talents of Nigerian Youth and to provide a special window for accessing funds, finances, business management skills and other inputs critical for sustainable enterprise. The establishment of the…

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