Bayern Munich, FCT FA partnership a tremendous benefits to Nigerian youths- Mouktar 

Bayern Munich, FCT FA partnership a tremendous benefits to Nigerian youths- Mouktar 

PHOTO: Brazilian Legend and Bayern Munich ambassador, Giovane Elber and Chairman FCT Football Association Alhaji Abba Muhammed Mouktar displaying the Bayern Munich Nigeria Youth Cup 2020 Jersey.  Chairman of FCT Football Association, Alhaji Abba Muhammed. Mouktar has secured a partnership deal with Bayern Munich in order to develop Nigerian youth football and also provides a platform for young talented Nigerian footballers to play professional football in Germany. Speaking with www.adantesports.com.ng on Thursday at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja where he led the Bayern Munich delegation to pay a courtesy visit…

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Sports Minister inspects new NFF Secretariat Sunday Dankaro House

Sports Minister inspects new NFF Secretariat Sunday Dankaro House

            The Minister Of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare in the early hours of Thursday the 23rd of January, 2020, paid a visit to the Sunday Dankaro House in Abuja, the new home of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). Speaking during the visit, The Minister expressed satisfaction with the building and said the visit was important for him to have a first hand assessment of what was going on there. “It is a working visit for me, my first time of inspecting Sunday…

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AFN: Ministry Restates Position on Gusau’s Suspension

AFN: Ministry Restates Position on Gusau’s Suspension

  Special Assistant to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Tunde Akpeji, The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has restated its position that Engineer Ibrahim Gusau remains suspended as president of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN). In an interview with journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, the Special Assistant to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Tunde Akpeji, stressed that the leadership of AFN under Mr Olamide George continues to pilot the affairs of the federation. He said that “an Investigative Panel was set up by the…

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2022 World Cup’s 2nd round qualifiers: Eagles to face Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia

2022 World Cup’s 2nd round qualifiers: Eagles to face Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Liberia

Six –time finalists Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar. At a simple but colourful ceremony inside The Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday evening, conducted by CAF’s Director of Competitions Samson Adamu, Ivorian Clementine Toure and 1998 FIFA World Cup winner Marcel Desailly, the 40 teams remaining in the race on the African continent were drawn into 10 groups of four teams each,…

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Youth and Sports Ministry, Junior Achievement signs MoU for Youth Development

Youth and Sports Ministry, Junior Achievement signs MoU for Youth Development

Continuing on its quest to ensure that the Nigerian Youth is equipped with the needed digital skills to compete favourably in the world, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Junior Achievement Nigeria (Worldwide), the non profit organisation in the world, leading in financial literacy training, digital skills acquisition and entrepreneurship for the Youth. The Minister revealed that the signing of the MoU is a culmination of several meetings between the Ministry and the Junior Achievement Nigeria, in the past several months with an…

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Ahmed Fresh’s CAF’s latest appointment is well deserved says Robert Akpenpuun

Ahmed Fresh’s CAF’s latest appointment is well deserved says Robert Akpenpuun

The Chairman, Vandeikya Local Government Football Council, Benue State, Mr Robert Akpenpuun has conveyed his hearty congratulations to Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, a member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on his reappointment as a member of the Technical and Development Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in an unprecedented six times. Reacting to the cheery development,  Mr. Robert Akpenpuun, who is also a member of the Protocol and Ceremonial Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said Alhaji Fresh’s reappointment to the sensitive and…

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Rome’s Mattei Pellicone Wrestling tournament: Sports Minister hails Adekuroye’s gold feat

Rome’s Mattei Pellicone Wrestling tournament: Sports Minister hails Adekuroye’s gold feat

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has showered encomium on wrestling sensation Odunayo Adekuroye for winning gold in the final of the 57kg class of the Mattei Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in far away Rome. The Minister praised the former world no 1 wrestler for knocking out her opponent Indian Anshu Anshu 10-0 via technical superiority to clinch the gold in that category. “I am not surprised really, she is a true representation of the never say die Nigerian spirit. She is always eager to win…

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FG to partner IBM to accord premium importance to youth creative potential- Sports Minister

FG to partner IBM to accord premium importance to youth creative potential- Sports Minister

PHOTO: Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, Perm. Sec, Mr Gabriel Tanimu Aduda in brown, 2nd left, IBM Country General Manager, West Africa, Mr Dipo Faulkner and others during their visit today in Abuja. The Federal Government has reiterated its determination and resolve to accord high premium attention to the implementation of Policies that would actualize our youth creative potential for National growth and development, and as well sharpen their global competitive edge. Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare made this known…

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2022 World Cup: Road to Qatar will be rugged says Rohr

2022 World Cup: Road to Qatar will be rugged says Rohr

The draw for the second round of the Africa qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup will be held on January 21, 2020, at the Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt but the Chief Coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr is expecting another hard way for his team that seal qualification. The seeding was based on the FIFA World Rankings of December 2019 and the Nigeria’s Coach is hoping his team gets a good draw but still believe the road to qualification this time around may be harder than the last edition. Rohr…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Home based athletes to Camp in Europe, Kenya as AFN, NOC indicts Gusau, upholds Adeleye’s removal

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Home based athletes to Camp in Europe, Kenya as AFN, NOC indicts Gusau, upholds Adeleye’s removal

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development has disclosed that home based athletes who will represent Nigeria in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be sent abroad to prepare for the world tournament. He made this disclosure while speaking with the press on preparations for the Olympics. The Minister said that the foreign based athletes will benefit from the advanced sporting facilities  in their countries of residence, hence the need to provide same for the Nigerian based athletes. “We are going to send a few of the home based athletes outside…

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