NNL commiserates with NFF on the death of the Federation’s Head of  ICT, Tolulope

NNL commiserates with NFF on the death of the Federation’s Head of  ICT, Tolulope

The Nigeria National League (NNL) has expressed its deepest sympathy with  its parent body,the Nigeria Football Federation on the shocking and sad news of the Federation’s head of ICT and computer Analyst, Mr.Tolulope Abeola who passed on Saturday at the National hospital. Chief Operating Officer of the Nation’s next important Football League,Mr Emmanuel Adesanya said the bitter  news was unexpected of a vibrant and hearty fellow . According to him “Tolu was always active and  full of life,it still shocks me to learn of his sudden demise” Mr.Adesanya further described…

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Rohr says Leicester City won’t sell Ndidi now

Rohr says Leicester City won’t sell Ndidi now

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Leicester City is not ready to sell their prized asset Wilfred Ndidi for any amount this transfer period, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. Rohr disclosed that several clubs have made moves and still want to make moves to sign the player but Leicester is not giving room for such for now because of the Eagles star’s importance to the club. The Eagles handler also foresees a bidding war for the player soonest but it would be very difficult for his club to release him…

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Dangote Group begins renovation of Moshood Abiola Stadium

Dangote  Group begins renovation of Moshood Abiola Stadium

Youth & Sports Minister, Mr Sunday Dare in a symbolic gesture of Handing Over the Main Bowl Pitch of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja; to Dangote Industries Limited, represented by Engr. Mansur: Extreme Right: Mr. Gabriel Aduda, Permanent Secretary, supporting the Hon.Minister at the ocassion; which held today, Wednesday, 26th August 2020; on the Main Bowl Pitch of the stadium. In fulfilment of promise made a year ago that the nation’s sporting facilities would be revived, the Youth and Sports Development Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare on Wednesday flagged off…

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Sports Minister Sunday Dare ranks among best 3 performing Ministers

Sports Minister Sunday Dare ranks among best 3 performing Ministers

The Minister of Youth and Sorts Development Sunday Dare has been ranked as the third best performing minister in the first year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. After the assessment of all the serving minsters in the country in an interim scorecard released by Transparency Watch, the Sports Minister came third behind overall best performing minister, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq and second best performing minister, the Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi. The report signed by the organisation’s president, Maxwell Gowon, on…

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12 years after winning Olympics bronze medal in Beijing, Chukwumerije says ‘Nigeria must start walking our talk’

12 years after winning Olympics bronze medal in Beijing, Chukwumerije says ‘Nigeria must start walking our talk’

Chika Chukwumeeije at the Beijing Olympics Exactly 12 years ago in 2008 Beijing, China Olympics, an unknown Nigerian taekwondo fighter Chika Chukwumeeije suprised all to win a bronze medal in the sport at the global fiesta. Looking back after those years the young athlete who has grown in the administration of the game as the technical director of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation went memory lane and made useful suggestions to the government of the day on how best they can invest in athletes’ future for them to bring glories to…

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Buhari appoints Amokachi Special Assistant, Sports

Buhari appoints Amokachi Special Assistant, Sports

Former Super Eagles  striker and Nigerian  Football  Ambassador  Daniel Amokachi  has been  appointed  as the Special Assistant on Sports to President Mohammadu Buhari. According to his letter of  appointment dated  August  17th  2020 and  signed by the Secretary  to the Government   of the Federation Mr. Boss Mustapha ,  stated ” I am  pleased to inform you that   Mohammadu Buhari , President  of  the  Federal  Republic of Nigeria  has approved your appointment  as Special Assistant  on Sports. The appointment  takes effect from the 11th of August, 2020.” As Special  Assistant on…

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Gernot Rohr says Coronavirus cancels Super Eagles’ Austria Camping

Gernot Rohr says Coronavirus cancels Super Eagles’ Austria Camping

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed that the much publicized September training games scheduled for Austria Camp has been cancelled, www.adantesports.com.ng scooped. The Franco-German football tactician blamed Coronavirus pandemic for the cancellation of the planned training games. He cited unwillingness of the European clubs to release Super Eagles stars for the Camping exercise which according to him caused the cancellation of the friendlies since the planned friendly games were not sanctioned by world football governing body FIFA. The Eagles handler was sad about the development but showered…

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NFF management and staff to undergo COVID-19 tests after a staff tested positive

NFF management and staff to undergo COVID-19 tests after a staff tested positive

Management and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation will undergo coronavirus pandemic tests at the Secretariat of the Federation, Sunday Dankaro House, National Stadium Complex, Abuja on Thursday. General Secretary of the Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi addressed the Management and Staff on Wednesday, informing them that this becomes pertinent following the positive test of a Member of the Management. “Apart from him testing positive, I also had issues and had to go for tests when I was feeling ill and uncomfortable. But the truth is most of us have had…

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FIFA teams up with African Union, WHO, and CAF to promote campaign against domestic violence in Africa 

FIFA teams up with African Union, WHO, and CAF to promote campaign against domestic violence in Africa 

FIFA President Gianni Infantino FIFAis joining forces with the African Union, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to jointly address the issue of domestic violence by launching the #SafeHome campaign across the African continent. The initiative is designed to support women and children victims of domestic violence, particularly as stay-at-home measures in response to COVID-19 have put them at greater risk. A number of African football stars are supporting the campaign via video awareness messages distributed on social and traditional media. The African Union-FIFA-CAF…

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Gusau sacked as Zamfara Athletics Association Chairman, Sets to lose AFN seat

Gusau sacked as Zamfara Athletics Association Chairman, Sets to lose AFN seat

Zamfara State Directorate of Sports Development has announced the removal of Engr Ibrahim Shehu Gusau as chairman of the State Athletics Association. In a letter addressed to the Secretary General of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) dated August 17, 2020 and signed by Isikaya Magaji Shameel, the Zamfara State Director of Sports, Gusau was removed after ‘extensive deliberations’ by the management and stakeholders of the state athletics association and that Honourable Jamilu Aliyu Zannan Gusau has been duly appointed as the Chairman of Zamfara Athletics Association. Honourable Zannan Gusau’s…

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