Sports as den of ‘corruption’ in Nigeria
In October 2016, former Super Eagles attacker, Daniel ‘The Bull’ Amokachi opened a can of worms when he alleged that the nation’s sports had become a den of corruption. He spoke when he led a coalition of civil society organisations (csos) operating under the aegis of National Support Groups for Good Governance (NASUGG) to the…
Okocha clashes with Puyol as Unmissable Match holds in Uyo
It promises a thrill of epic proportion when two globally iconic footballers featuring in contrasting positions clash. This is the setting at the “Unmissable Match” holding in Uyo on April 16. Austin Jay Jay Okocha, a master dribbler, will be leading an array of stars, who will attempt to break a defensive wall marshalled by…
Senator Aruwa buried in Kaduna
Senator Ahmed Aruwa, who died early Sunday morning, has been buried at Turaki Aliyu Cemetry, Unguwar Sarki, Kaduna after funeral prayers held at Sultan Bello Mosque. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sheikh Ahmad Gumi led the funeral prayer at about 1:00 PM. The funeral prayer was attended by former Vice President Namadi…
NFF plot strategy to infuse football into Nigeria economy
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is set to unveil a new innovation that would make Football an integral part of the Nigerian economy, the president of the federation, Amaju Pinnick has revealed. Speaking at the maiden Grassroots Soccer Talent Hunt organised by the Social Democratic Party candidate for Kogi Central Senatorial District, Pinnick said his…
Amokachi counsels youths on benefits of iBetNigeria
Former Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi has hailed the coming of iBetNigeria into the sport betting business, saying the company’s uniqueness and honesty would empower Nigerian youths. Amokachi, who was unveiled recently as the new iBetNigeria Ambassador, said he had to put his integrity and reputation on line by agreeing to be the company’s…
Idowu, the ‘Owerri boy’ that was destined to be a footballer
What do you make of a two-year old boy, who instead of sleeping by 4.00 a.m., crawls out of his crib to join his father in watching Nigeria pummel Bulgaria at the USA ’94 World Cup?
Meadow Hall partners Amokachi to develop talents
Headow Hall has realigned forces with former Super Eagles striker, Daniel Amokachi, to host its third summer football camp.The camp, which is part of the school’s strategic and continuous drive to mould well-rounded children...
FIFA shortlists Amokachi’s goal for favourite World Cup goal award
Ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA has asked fans to choose their favorite ever goal scored in a World Cup tournament.
Rohr’s Super Eagles better equipped to excel than 1994 set, say Amokachi, Aghahowa
Former Super Eagles stars, Daniel Amokachi and Julius Aghahowa believe the current team preparing for the Russia 2018 World Cup has a better potential to excel at the competition than the 1994 set.
At Meadow Hall’s Summer camp, Amokachi harps on hardwork, dedication
Thereafter, it was the closing ceremony, which opened with a goodwill message from the Lagos State Football Association (LSFA) Chairman, Mr. Seyi Akinwunmi, who had a lot of positive words to say about the continued ‘progress of Meadow Hall’.