Brazil versus Eagles: Rohr says Eagles are ready for Brazil

Brazil versus Eagles: Rohr says Eagles are ready for Brazil

        Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has declared that his team is ready for this afternoon’s battle against Brazil. The Eagles however ended their Saturday’s evening training under torrential rainfall as the Nigerian senior national football team rounded up preparations for the much publicized international friendly against the Samba Boys of Brazil holding in Singapore 1pm today. The Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr is confident of a good showing from his team in today’s match based on the fitness level and the “good last training sessions…

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Rohr rubbishes talk he wants to quit, concentrating on 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Rohr rubbishes talk he wants to quit, concentrating on 2021 AFCON qualifiers

          Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three –time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job. “The game against Brazil will show how much we are progressing after finishing third at the Africa Cup in Egypt. It is a fantastic opportunity for us to learn a few more things that will make us…

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Sports Minister pledges support for Sports Award Committee

Sports Minister pledges support for Sports Award Committee

(Left to right) is the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare receiving a Plaque from Ambassador Falilat Ogunkoya while Dr Kweku Tandoh ( menber of the Nigeria Sports Award Committee) looks on. Youth and Sports Minister, Hon. Sunday Dare has confirmed that the Ministry will fully support the Nigeria Sports Award Committee to scale up it’s aims and objectives of recognizing, encouraging and motivating our young and budding athletes in their quest for laurels in Athletics. Hon. Sunday Dare made this known during a courtesy visit by…

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Golden Eaglets arrive Brazil for FIFA World Cup

Golden Eaglets arrive Brazil for FIFA World Cup

    Five –time champions Nigeria have landed in host nation Brazil for this year’s FIFA World Cup finals which will hold 26thOctober – 17th November. A team of 25 players and nine officials flew out of the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday evening for Dubai, where they connected another flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Four players would be cut from the roster after the preparatory period before a 21 –man World Cup squad is unveiled ahead of the opening encounter. Nigeria won the 1985, 1993,…

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Liverpool striker Mane stars as Senegal, Brazil end friendly in 1-1 draw in Singapore

Liverpool striker Mane stars as Senegal, Brazil end friendly in 1-1 draw in Singapore

The Teranga Lions of Senegal fought from a goal down to hold five time World Champions Brazil to a 1-1 draw in an international friendly game played in Singapore earlier today. Brazil took an early lead through Roberto Firmino who raced to a fine pass from Gabriel Jesus to chip the goalkeeper for the first goal of the game, a lead which was cancelled out by Senegal from their spot. Liverpool star Sadio Mane made a strong solo run into the box and was upended for a spot kick which…

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Eagles versus Brazil friendly: Eagles backroom staff landed in Singapore 9.40pm local time

Eagles versus Brazil friendly: Eagles backroom staff landed in Singapore 9.40pm local time

        The much expected backroom staff of the Super Eagles landed safely at Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore venue of the much publicized Nigeria versus Brazil friendly at exactly 9 40pm local time which translated to 2.40pm Nigerian time since the time difference between Nigerian and Singapore is 7 hours. A member of the Eagles team and former Super Eagles defender Chikelue Iloeyonsi told www.adantesports.com.ng after arriving Jewel Changi Airport  Airport, Singapore 9.40pm local time, 2.40pm Nigerian time, “We are happy we arrived here safely after a long…

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Siasia’s FIFA life ban case: CAS lifts today’s deadline date for Appeal

Siasia’s FIFA life ban case: CAS lifts today’s deadline date for Appeal

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has lifted the October 10, 2019 deadline date given to former Super Eagles Chief Coach Samson Siasia to appeal the life ban placed on him by FIFA for bribery allegation. Siasia told Sportinglife.ng in Abuja that he got a reprieve from CAS for today’s deadline after his lawyers worked hard on the case to get it. “The date I was told by my lawyers has been lifted by CAS after they made representations. My Lawyers will come back with a new date. But I…

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Sports Minister hails TVC for upholding gate keeping in broadcasting

Sports Minister hails TVC for upholding gate keeping in broadcasting

CEO TVC News, Andrew Hanlon  presenting a plaque  to the Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports , Mr Sunday Dare  during his courtesy  call on the Minister. Everyone is a journalist in the society with the advent of the Social Media, but the truth remains that journalism without gate keeping is not journalism. People posting false stories and pictures with phones have destroyed people’s career, but there are consequences. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare made this known during a courtesy visit of TVC News team…

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Rehabilitating Stadium Facilities Will Boost Sports Potential- Sports Minister

Rehabilitating Stadium Facilities Will Boost Sports Potential- Sports Minister

Hon. Minister, Mr Sunday Dare, middle, right Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mr Alexander Ayoola  Okoh and left Perm. Sec, FMYSD, Mr Olusade Adesola during the DG’s visit in Abuja. The employment and revenue generation potentials in the nation’s sports industry would be realized when there is a rationalization of sporting facilities in country to better position them as recreation and economic hubs. This assertion was the outcome of a meeting between the ministry and the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to discuss the commercialization of the national stadia….

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Rohr awaits arrival of Etebo, Collins, 2 others, as 18 Eagles hit Singapore for Brazil friendly

Rohr awaits arrival of Etebo, Collins, 2 others, as 18 Eagles hit Singapore for Brazil friendly

The camp of the senior national team of Nigeria ahead of their international friendly game against Brazil has come alive with 18 of the 23 players invited now in the camp of the team, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal. In total coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr will work with 22 players following the late withdrawal of Ola Aina due to a domestic accident and the decision not to call up a replacement for the Torino defender. Ahead of the game which will take place on Sunday, the 13th of…

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