Osimhen’s rise in France shows abundance of talents in Nigeria, says Onigbinde
When Victor James Osimhen hawked sachet water on the streets of Lagos as a seven-year old lad, he never knew football would change the course of his life. The young lad was just a number among the numerous children striving to help their parents make ends meet in a country where survival is for the fittest.
Nigerian league at 30 has been disappointing, says Onigbinde
While Nigerian football followers have been celebrating the country’s league on its 30 anniversary, former Super Eagles coaches, Adegboye Onigbinde and Joe Erico say they are disappointed with the performance of the competition.
Onigbinde claims prominent Nigerians rigged Eagles’ 1984 AFCON loss
Former Super Eagles’ Coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has suggested that the 1984 Africa Cup of Nations final between Cameroon and Nigeria...
Why private sponsorship of football clubs is failing in Nigeria
In football-loving countries world over, the establishment and management of clubs is done by private entities, whose motive of ownership is good return on investment in the beautiful game.
Age-grade championships are for talents hunt, says Onigbinde
Following the anger expressed by some Nigerians after the Flying Eagles of Nigeria finished fourth at the just ended Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey, Niger Republic, former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has reminded Nigerians that the essence of the event was to feed each nation’s senior national team. Despite not winning…
Nigerian sports going backward at 58 years, say Esu, Onigbinde
Fifty-eight years is an age when an individual is expected to have matured and become excellent in the ways of the world. In the same vein, any country that attains that age is expected to have certain things to point at as its achievements under normal circumstances.
Onigbinde, Chukwu advise Pinnick on path to football growth
Former Super Eagles handlers, Adegboye Onigbinde, and Christian Chukwu have handed re-elected president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick, nuggets of information on how to return the sport in the country to status quo ante.
Influx of Nigerians, Argentines for duel at St. Petersburg
Never in the history of Saint Petersburg has it seen such an unending influx of Nigerians and Argentines. Large contingents of nationals of both countries...
Expect tough challenge from Argentina, Onigbinde warns Eagles
Adegboye Onigbinde, a former CAF/FIFA Coaching Instructor and ex-Super Eagles Technical Adviser, has warned the team to be wary of Argentina in their final Group D match on Tuesday.
Super Eagles need all Nigerians’ support now, Onigbinde says
Former Super Eagles’ chief coach Adegboye Onigbinde on Thursday at St Petersburg in Russia urged for more support for the senior national football team. Onigbinde told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that football is not mathematics and what the Super Eagles need right now is the support of every Nigerian. “I am a patriotic…