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Gernot Rohr To Know His Fate Next Week – Sunday Dare
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Gernot Rohr To Know His Fate Next Week – Sunday Dare

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said that super eagles coach, Gernot Rohr hasn’t been sacked but will know his fate next week. It was widely reported on Thursday, November 18, that the Franco-German coach had been sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which the NFF has denied. However, speaking during the weekly ministerial briefing in Abuja on Thursday, Dare said a decision on Rohr’s future would depend on a report to be submitted by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the coming days. This comes days after Nigeria endured a 1-1 draw with minnows, Cape Verde, to book a spot in the next round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The match had renewed calls for the sacking of Rohr who has been in charge of the Super Eagles since 2016. ...
NFF Congratulates, Dare, Sports Ministry
Football, Nigeria, Sports

NFF Congratulates, Dare, Sports Ministry

The Nigeria Football Federation has felicitated with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the person of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare on Nigeria’s outing at the 32nd Olympics which ended in Tokyo, Japan few days ago. Nigeria earned one silver and one bronze medals from the Games, with a slew of promising performances as a number of athletes reached the final of their events. For the first time since 1996, a Nigerian athlete was in the final of the glamour event of the Games – the men’s 100m sprint. Young hurdler Oluwatobiloba Amusan narrowly missed netting a medal as she finished fourth in the women’s high hurdles final. “The Nigeria contingent may not have returned with the harvest of medals that many hoped for, but there are bright lights all ...
Home-based Super Eagles Camping To Precede Future Matches
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Home-based Super Eagles Camping To Precede Future Matches

The Nigeria Football Federation has responded to calls by Nigerians for the involvement of domestic league players in Super Eagles’ matches, by agreeing to commence camping with home-based players, for a week or two, prior to the arrival of the overseas-based players. According to a report by  Completesports.com, the Federation came to this conclusion after a meeting with the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, in his office last Tuesday in Abuja, and a followup by the Executive Committee later same day. “The minister suggested to us to involve more home-based players in the the Super Eagles’ games, and we have agreed to camp the local boys for between one to two weeks before the overseas-based players report to camp for any particular match in Nigeria or abroad,” ...