Ministry thanks President, PTF for re-opening Sports

Ministry thanks President, PTF for re-opening Sports

The Federal Minister  of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday  Dare  has commended President Mohammadu Buhari  and the Presidential Task Force  on Covid-19 for reopening football and team sports behind closed doors in line with Covid-19  guidelines. The Ministry also thanked President Buhari for also reopening the NYSC Orientation camps for the sake of our youth population. The  National Coordinator of  the Presidential  Task Force on Covid-19,  Dr. Sani Aliyu had on Thursday announced  the reopening of  sports without  fans under the close supervision of  the Federal Ministry of  Youth and…

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Babalade’s death a huge loss- Sports Minister 

Babalade’s death a huge loss- Sports Minister 

Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has described the  death of Former Super Eagles  defender Ajibade Babalade as a huge loss to not just his family, but the entire  Nigerian  Football  fraternity. The Minister  said  he was  shocked  and saddened  by the news of the demise of  the former 3SC defender. “I received  with shock and sadness  in my heart the news of  the death of one  of Nigeria’s  most hardworking  and dedicated players, Ajibade Babalade who served the  country  and his  profession well. “He played such a…

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October International friendlies: Rohr wants Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia beaten

October International friendlies: Rohr wants Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia beaten

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has vowed to lead his team to victories against top African teams Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in the October FIFA approved International friendlies, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. The President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick had announced the two friendlies on his Twitter handle on Wednesday revealing that the Super Eagles would slug it out with Cote d’Ivoire come October 9, while the Nigeria’s senior national football team would confront highly rated Tunisia on October 13, 2020. Rohr in his first media reaction told…

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OSMA Presidential election: Brigadier General Abdullahi says he has the qualities, credentials, achievements to win 

OSMA Presidential election: Brigadier General Abdullahi says he has the qualities, credentials, achievements to win 

Brigadier General Maikano Abdullahi a senior officer of the Defence Headquarters who is aspiring for the post of President of the Organization of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) and the Vice President of International Military Sports Council at the organisation’s forthcoming general elections is confident of achieving victory at the polls come October 7, 2020 when the election would hold via video conferencing. The top military officer disclosed this at a press conference held at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja yesterday while thanking the Chief of Defence Staff General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin for supporting…

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Rohr changes plans for Super Eagles’ October friendlies

Rohr changes plans for Super Eagles’ October friendlies

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has concluded plans to invite at least four new players to join the list of 30 he would later release for the October FIFA window friendlies, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. SPORTINGLIFE exclusively gathered from impeccable source close to the Super Eagles team that the team’s Head Coach Rohr had initially drafted two new players for the botched September friendlies but he is now planning to invite four new players including a goalkeeper based in Europe. According to the reliable source, two reasons why the…

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Minister commiserates with NFF, Abuja SWAN over the death of their members

Minister commiserates with NFF, Abuja SWAN over the death of their members

Late SWAN FCT member Hycient Umeh Minister of Youth and Sports development Mr.  Sunday Dare has expressed deep shock over the demise of three notable people in the football circle Toluope Abelola, head of ICT of the Nigerian Football Federation, Former Producer with Minaj Broadcasting Services Hycinth Umeh and Former Flying Eagles goalkeeper John Felaghan within a space of few days. “The death of Mr. Tolulope is quite sad and shocking . The highlight of his career was in 2018 when he worked tirelessly in ensuring that the Fan ID…

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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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