Rohr Happy with Eagles’ form, Hails Sanusi, Olayinka’s impressive performances in Europe’s competitions

Rohr Happy with Eagles’ form, Hails Sanusi, Olayinka’s impressive performances in Europe’s competitions

Super Eagles team handler Gernot Rohr is very happy with the good form of his players for their clubs most especially the ones playing in European competitions, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. The Eagles Coach who said that he always want his players to be involved in European competitions besides playing regularly for their various clubs in Europe showered encomiums on Peter Olayinka who shone brightly for his club Sparta Prague in the UEFA Champions League before failing to qualify to the knockout stage but now relegated to the Europa League. FC Porto…

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National Sports Festival gets finall date, now holds 14th-28th February, 2021

National Sports Festival gets finall date, now holds 14th-28th February, 2021

The National  Council on Sports under the chairmanship of the Hon Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare at an Extra- Ordinary Council on Sports Virtual meeting held today 15th December 2020, unanimously agreed to host the NSF 2020 on 14- 28th 2021. Justifying the reasons behind the postponement from the initial date of 3rd-18th December 2020; the Hon. Minister explained to members of Council the need for better precautionary measures against COVID19 bearing in mind the expected influx of holiday makers during the festive period, as agreed…

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Gernot Rohr: Eagles have crazy programs in 2021, 2022

Gernot Rohr: Eagles have crazy programs in 2021, 2022

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has said that his team is faced with crazy program from March next year till year 2022, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. The Eagles’gaffer who has been around since last month but returned to his base in France on Sunday, disclosed to SPORTINGLIFE that he and his team are preparing for a hectic training and preparation programs and they are quite ready for such hectic times. “For a long time football was stopped because of Coronavirus pandemic but now the program is quite loaded because the…

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WAFU U20: Flying Eagles tackle Ghana for semi final spot.

WAFU U20: Flying Eagles tackle Ghana for semi final spot.

Nigeria’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles will seek a place in the semi finals of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Tournament in Porto Novo on Wednesday when they confront West African arch rivals, Ghana’s Black Satellites at the Stade Charles de Gaulles.            With only three teams in Group B and having drawn their first tie against Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday, the seven-time African champions require a win to avoid any unforeseen circumstances to advance to the knock-out rounds.  Chris Nwaeze had given the Flying Eagles the…

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Scouts storm Flying Eagles camp to watch Nigeria’s midfielder Oladoye Adewale

Scouts storm Flying Eagles camp to watch Nigeria’s midfielder Oladoye Adewale

News filtering from the Flying Eagles Hotel De Lamitie, in Cotonou, Benin Republic have it that agents of many top European clubs are jostling to have audience with Nigeria U20 midfielder, Oladoye Adewale. According to the source in the Nigeria U20 team’s camp, the agents flooded the hotel after watching him in the group B opener of the U20 WAFU Zone B tournament against Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday. The Junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in the 90th minute scored the equaliser to force Nigeria to a 1-1 draw at the…

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Second Phase of Tokyo Olympics Camp begins

Second Phase of Tokyo Olympics Camp begins

In line with the promise made by Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare to begin early preparation for next year’s Tokyo Olympics, the second phase of camping began on Monday in three centers across the country. According to the Acting Director Of Field and Elites Athletes, Dr. Simeon Ebhojiaye, the athletes will be camped for three weeks in Port- Harcout, Abuja and Yenogoa. In Port- Harcout, fourteen track and field athletes under the supervision of two coaches are in camp, in Abuja, 8 para athletes, 14 para…

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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Access Bank, partners restate commitment to race- Olopade

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Access Bank, partners restate commitment to race- Olopade

The Headline Sponsor of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Access Bank, and the race partners over the weekend restate their commitment to the race which within half-decade has become the biggest one-day event in Africa and a World Athletics Silver Label event. This was disclosed by Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Project Consultant Bukola Olopade while speaking to media men on Sunday after watching the Valencia Half Marathon where Kenyan Kibiwott Kandie set a new world record of 57.32 seconds. Olopade  revealed that he has held several meetings with…

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Maradona was worshipped- Rohr

Maradona was worshipped- Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed that his three times playing encounter with late Argentina football legend Diego Maradona has revealed that he was woshiped by teammates and fans during his playing days, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. Rohr has said that he played against the late Argentina legend Diego Maradona trice in both European Cup in 1988 and 100 years celebration of FC Girondins de Bordeaux in 1981, In his tribute to the legendary Diego Maradona, Rohr went on memory lane on his playing encounter with the late Barcelona…

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Beware of Fake News: Minister actually rejected the N81million bill. 

Beware of Fake News: Minister actually rejected the N81million bill. 

As a result of misinterpretation of what the Minister or Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare said as regards clearing of the  bushy areas of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja while answering questions during a seminar organized by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT Chapter, www.adantesports.com.ng brings out the full transcripts of what the Minister said: Read full transcripts: “When we went to Abuja Environmental, for a one time clearing, they gave us a bill of 81MIllion. If I tell Nigerians that I have 81MIllion and I…

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Minister charges Flying Eagles to win WAFU Cup

Minister charges Flying Eagles to win WAFU Cup

PHOTO: .Sports Minister Sunday Dare in a group photograph with the Flying Eagles at Package B of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja on Wednesday. Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has charged the Flying Eagles to make Nigeria proud by winning the WAFU competition in Cotonu which begins on Saturday. Speaking during a visit to the team’s training in Abuja, Mr Dare said “The Flying Eagles have always made us proud, go there and make Nigerians proud. We believe you are young, talented and determined. Your…

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