Rohr prays for Eagles’ good health in 2021, Wants team to start playing in Abuja

Rohr prays for Eagles’ good health in 2021, Wants team to start playing in Abuja

Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr has prayed for good health for his players, assistants and backroom staff in year 2021, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. In his message for the coming year Rohr also wishes that the renovation of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium is completed on time to enable the Super Eagles start playing in Abuja. He also expressed determination and commitment to do everything humanly possible for his team to qualify for both the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2022 World Cup. He the hieve a sigh of relief…

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Nigeria will leverage on eleven sports at 2021 Olympics – Minister

Nigeria will leverage on eleven sports at 2021 Olympics – Minister

PHOTO: Sports Minister Sunday Dare and IOC President Thomas Bach The days of jamboree at the Olympics are over as Nigeria would only compete in sports where she has comparative advantage. According to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, *Mr. Sunday Dare*, preparing and leveraging on Sports where Nigeria has comparative advantage of excelling at the Olympics will be the focus. “The Olympic is less than six month away and we have started camping our athletes to get them to full fitness ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. We had…

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Resumption of League big relief – Minister

Resumption of League big relief – Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has affirmed that the resumption of the Nigeria Professional Football League has brought a big relief after months of uncertainty. The Minister made this assertion in a media chart following the kickoff of the new NPFL season last weekend. “Truly, it is really a sign of relief to see the NPFL return. You can see the excitement on the social media and economic activities in different venues talking about the hotels, restaurants and hosts of others who are beneficiaries of the…

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Battle against Republic of Benin: Rohr eyes Lookman, Awoniyi, Sadiq

Battle against Republic of Benin: Rohr eyes Lookman, Awoniyi, Sadiq

Super Eagles team handler Gernot Rohr has revealed that he would likely invite there Nigerian strikers who are currently doing well with their clubs Ademola Lookman of Fulham of England, Taiwo Awoniyi and Sadiq Umar for the AFCON qualifier against Benin Republic in Cotonou in March next year. Rohr who has been monitoring the said players said he would consider inviting them if they continue to churn good performances for their clubs like they were doing recently. “Some of the other boys that are playing in Europe could be invited…

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Public-private partnership key to sports development- Minister

Public-private partnership key to sports development- Minister

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has re-affirmed that government alone can not develop sports, insisting that only public, private partnership could  off shoot  sports Development. According to the Minister, “In an Egalitarian society, sports is developed alongside private investors. Look at countries like United kingdom, Jamaica, United States, South Africa and a  host of others that have successfully  done this. “We need to develop sports deliberately with the help of public, private partnership with Government.  We believe in a holistic sports development which is a total departure…

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National Stadium Lagos to host Eagles matches next year

National Stadium Lagos to host Eagles matches next year

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has assured that the National Stadium pitch in Surulere, Lagos could  be ready to host Super Eagles and other  International matches by May 2021. The Minister  made this assertion during an inspection tour of  the Surulere National Stadium, Lagos which  is under going rehabilitation. According  to him, “it’s high time we had a familiar ground for our national teams. The  Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja and the Surulere National stadium, Lagos will be ready  to host matches next year  and it…

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Rohr hails Iwobi as one of Eagles’ most important players, wishes Nigerian stars  Covid-19 free Christmas

Rohr hails Iwobi as one of Eagles’ most important players, wishes Nigerian stars  Covid-19 free Christmas

Super Eagles team handler Gernot Rohr has expressed happiness with the total commitment and dedication to Eagles by his attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi. The Franco-German football tactician is also very happy with the current form of the Everton star for club and country adding that Iwobi has never been found wanting when it comes to giving his all to the Eagles and helping the Nigeria’s senior national football team to win important games, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. “I am very happy with Alex Iwobi all the time. I believe since a very…

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Football is content stupid- Sports Minister

Football is content stupid- Sports Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has said football is ‘content Stupid’ insisting that Nigerian Football Leagues canot thrive without Contents. Dare made this assertion during an inspection tour of the Surulere National Stadium , Lagos currently undergoing rehabilitation. According to the Minister, “Our football league must be ‘Content Stupid’ to develop because football is content stupid. We watch the English Premier League, we are transported to Wembley through the power of television. It is clear that our domestic league cannot develop without content. “We have agreed…

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Omeruo academy U16/18 screening gets date

Omeruo academy U16/18 screening gets date

The organizer of the Omeruo football academy screening have announced 22nd to 24th December as the screening date, The screening which will take place at the Gwarimpa Estate pitch will strictly focus on footballers between the age of 16 to 18 years. Speaking from his base in Spain, the bulky defender saidI “Iam a product of grassroots, I played on that same Gwarimpa pitch before i was invited to U17 camp. I want to give back to the society. I grow up in Abuja and deem it necessary to organize…

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We are developing other sports apart from football- Minister

We are developing other sports apart from football- Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has declared that his priority is to develop other sports where Nigeria has comparative advantage. Speaking to pressmen during a facility tour of the on going rehabilitation at the National Stadium, Surulere on Friday, Dare said “We have seen that football has been able to birth and support other sports. Our focus is beyond football. Yes, we pay attention to football, but we want to develop other sports such as badminton, tennis, boxing, wrestling, I can go on and on. “We…

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