La Liga: Chukwueze in fantastic form- Rohr

La Liga: Chukwueze in fantastic form- Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr is excited that one of his dependable wing attacker Samuel Chukwueze is in explosive form since the restart of the Spanish elite League. Chukwueze has been in dazzling form for his club Villarreal and Rohr praised him for his performance against visitors Sevilla in the La Liga match that ended in a 2-2 score draw. “Our little boy Samuel Chukwueze is in a fantastic form for his club Villarreal since the beginning of the La Liga. He is already back to his good…

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Minister charges youths to shun drug abuse

Minister charges youths to shun drug abuse

Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has charged Nigerian youths to avoid acts that are inimical to their health and wellbeing, even as he tasked them to be focused as the world celebrates World Drug’s Day. According to Dare ” On this commemorative occasion of the World Drug Day declared by the United Nations, you must stay healthy and keep a positive mental attitude even as we battle to stay safe under the challenges of Covid-19. “Everyone of us have been affected one way or the other. Some…

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Sports Minister mourns Ajimobi

Sports Minister mourns Ajimobi

Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has expresed shock over the death of former Oyo State Governor Senator Abiola Ajimobi who pased away on Thursday at the age of 70. According to Dare “The passing of my elder brother, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, is both untimely and tragic. “He served the good people of Oyo  State for so long. We wanted him to use his experience to guide us through trying times. Sadly, dusk came too early and we must bid goodnight. Sun re, Aare of Ibadan. “My prayers…

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Quality of our League affects Nigerian coaches’ ratings outside the country- Gbadebo

Quality of our League affects Nigerian coaches’ ratings outside the country- Gbadebo

A former Junior International, who is now a Premiership Coach in Thailand, Adebayo Gbadebo has revealed that the quality of Nigeria league affects the rating of Nigerian coaches outside the country. Gbadebo, who spoke to a Popular WhatsApp Platform “FCT Football Update” said with the quality of talents that are abound in the country, that Nigerian coaches are supposed to be in hot demand in the foreign countries, but standard of the league and football been played, can not encourage any serious minded club to hire a Nigerian coach. The…

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U-17 coaching job: Celestine Babayaro, Elegbeleye throw weight behind Finidi

U-17 coaching job: Celestine Babayaro, Elegbeleye throw weight behind Finidi

Former Super Eagles  and Chelsea Football Club of England defender Celestine Babayaro and former Director General to the National Sports Commission (NSC) Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye have urged the Nigeria Football Federation as a matter of urgency appoint former Super Eagles right wing attacker George Finidi as the new Head Coach of Nigeria’s Under 17 National team popularly known as the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria. The NFF is reorganizing the coaching crew of it’s National teams and the football stakeholders like Babayaro and Elegbeleye want the football Federation to give Finidi…

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Ministerial Task Force for National Stadium commences work 

Ministerial Task Force for National Stadium commences work 

The Ministerial Task Force set up by Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare will on Monday commence work with the verification of occupants and identification of illegal structures at the complex, even as the Commissioner for Physical Planning Dr. Idris Salako has been named as a member of the committee. After so many years of neglect, the Minister had set up the committee headed by the permanent Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Gabriel Aduda to restore sanity to the complex ahead of the planned concession. While inaugurating the…

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Mouktar vows to do more for FCTFA after a year in office

Mouktar vows to do more for FCTFA after a year in office

It’s a year exactly on Saturday when a sports philanthropist, former players’ agent and football administrator Alhaji  Aba Mouktar Mohammed assumed office as elected Chairman of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Football Association (FA). His 365 days in office has been adjudged as the best due to numerous innovations and strategies he brought in into the administration of football in the FCTFA. He introduced digitalisation of the FCT League, credible supervision of the Area Council Football Chairmanship Elections, purchased quality kits for members of FCT Referee Association, sponsored of coaches to…

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Rohr tips Collins to remain in Bundesliga despite Paderborn’s relegation

Rohr tips Collins to remain in Bundesliga despite Paderborn’s relegation

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr is confident that Eagles’ left back Jamilu Collins would still remain in German Bundesliga 1 despite the player’s club SC Paderborn’s relegation on Tuesday. Collins’ club who got promotion from the Bundesliga 2 to the elite league in Germany last season were relegated on Tuesday when the club lost 1-0 to Union Berlin despite two rounds of matches left to end the season in Germany. Collins played 28 matches for Paderborn and scored a goal to ranked among the best players in the…

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Minister receives report of Edo 2020 Committee, says the Ministry will be properly guided in its decision 

Minister receives report of Edo 2020 Committee, says the Ministry will be properly guided in its decision 

The chairman of the Edo 2020 Committee, Hon. Tonobok Okowa presenting the Report to Mr Sunday Dare, Minister for Youth and Sports Development, with the Perm. Sec, Mr Gabriel Aduda watching . The Edo 2020  Sports Festival Committee set up to review Edo state readiness to  host the event in the wake of the postponement due to the outbreak of covid-19 has submitted its report to Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare. Speaking while submitting its report to the Minister on Thursday in Abuja, Chairman of the Committee …

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Gernot Rohr says Osimhen is Nigeria’s future, thumbs up  Simon, Maja, Kalu

Gernot Rohr says Osimhen is Nigeria’s future, thumbs up  Simon, Maja, Kalu

Super Eagles’Technical Adviser/ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has said that Victor Osimhen is the country’s future. The Eagles handler pointed out that he has shamed his critics with sterling performances for his club and country since he gave him the chance to prove himself in the star studded Nigeria’s senior national football team. “We are very proud of the performances of both Moses Simon and especially Victor Osimhen. Moses emerged the overall best player in Nantes and Osimhen really impressed in the colours of Lille FC by emerging as the…

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