One of the main considerations militating against the advancement of sports in Nigeria today is absence of viable administration. A great deal of arrangements are being proffered by concerned and devoted Nigerians every day to rescue us the mess. One of such arrangements is this text named “Present day Trends in Sports Administration and Management”. It is composed by Dr. Joseph Awoyinfa, an instructor in the Department of Human Kinetics and Health sport Education, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos, Nigeria; a specialist and instructive expert. I was the individual welcomed by the writer and the college to audit the book when it was introduced to general society on December 4, 2008 in Nigeria.

As per Awoyinfa, it is an adage all around the world that game is currently a reference issue which can presently don’t be overlooked at different areas of the economy and circles of life. The creator adds that this text consequently investigates effective issues in sports organization and the board, harping on speculations and standards of current patterns in sports organization and the executives like administration, association, arranging, inspiration, and so forth

The text contains 16 sections. Part one is dedicated “the idea of sports the board”. Here, Awoyinfa says the board is an idea that infers various things to various individuals at various occasions, consequently prompting its variety of definitions. He clarifies that administration has been differently depicted as a craftsmanship, a science, an individual or individuals, a discipline and an interaction.

This creator elaborates that as a workmanship, sports the board is tied in with completing games authoritative capacities and assignments through individuals; while as a science, sports the executives is tied in with building up sports reasoning, laws, speculations, standards, cycles and practices. As an association, as per him, sports the board is characterized for the purpose of making formal designs and a foundation dependent on a mission, goals, targets, capacities and undertakings.

Awoyinfa says personally or gathering of individuals, sports the board might allude to the head alone or to all the ranking staff, advisory group, and so forth; while as a discipline, the executives is a field of study with different subjects and points. The creator enlightens that sports the executives as an interaction is about a deliberate method of getting things done. Awoyinfa features the board capacities in sports organization as arranging, sorting out, staffing, coordinating/driving, controlling, coordination, planning and assessment. On whom a games director is, this creator teaches that a games supervisor is anybody at any degree of game association who coordinates
the endeavors of others towards the accomplishment of authoritative objectives sport-wise.