NTTF Gets Technical Director

first_imgThe Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has appointed the chairman of Oyo State Table Tennis Association, Dr. Adesoji Adetayo as the technical director of the federation.In a letter signed by the Secretary General of NTTF, Chimezie Asiegbu, the approval of the appointment was ratified after the board meeting while it received the final nod from the NTTF president, Ishaku Tikon.According to the statement, Dr Adesoji Tayo’s appointment was based on his immense contribution to the sport at state and national level coupled with his vast knowledge of the game. “By this appointment, you are the technical head of the federation and you are to advise the board on technical matters concerning the federation. The appointment is with immediate effect which will last throughout the life span of the present board,” said Asiegbu.As the chairman of the Oyo State Table Tennis Association, Tayo has brought vibrancy to the sport with several talents emerging from the state including Aruna Quadri and Usman Okanlawon who is African cadet champion. His knowledge of table tennis cannot be underestimated as he has been making input to national team.His vast knowledge also came to fore when Nigeria defeated Egypt in the team event of the 2018 African Championship in Mauritius and he also emerged as champion in the veteran tournament.As the Technical Director, Tayo is expected to help in the selection of players and coaches for major tournaments as well as oversee the national tournaments with the aim of unearth and groom talents.In his response, Tayo said he would justify the confidence reposed on him to contribute to the growth of the game with special attention to talent identification across the country with the aim to groom players that will match the records set by the likes of Segun Toriola and Aruna Quadri.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Crystal Palace Announce Roy Hodgson As New Manager

first_img“In those days I had dreams of playing for the team, then as a coach you think about coaching the team and a lot has happened in between times.”Roy Hodgson is tasked with the responsibility of immediately turning around Palace’s poor start to the Premier League.“I am very excited to be back in club football and it is a long while since I have enjoyed the day to day sessions of training.” he added.Hodgson has also coached West Brom, Liverpool, and Fulham in the Premier League and becomes the oldest man to be appointed as a Premier League manager at 70 years and 34 days year old.RelatedHodgson Extends Crystal Palace ContractAugust 10, 2018In “England”Crystal Palace Sack FRANK DE BOERSeptember 11, 2017In “England”Palace Turn To Nigerian-Born Player To Solve Goalscoring ProblemsSeptember 28, 2017In “Europe” Former England boss, Roy Hodgson has been announced as the new manager of Crystal Palace following the sacking of Frank de Boer.The 70-year-old Englishman, who replaced Frank de Boer just a day after the Dutchman was sacked by Crystal Palace, signed a two-year deal at Selhurst Park.Speaking to the club’s official website, Hodgson said: “This is very much the club of my boyhood. It is very rewarding to find myself here now, in different times, as manager at a club that I have always loved and admired with a huge potential,”last_img read more

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