FIFA World Cup
Qatar to kick off 2022 World Cup on November 21
Unlike the previous FIFA World Cup competitions, which usually started in the second week of June and ended in the second week of July every four years, the Qatar 2022 championship...
FIFA’s plan to build stadiums in Africa
A report that the world football governing body, FIFA planned to build at least one stadium meeting FIFA standards in every African country underscores a recent index on failure of governance in most parts of Africa.
FIFA World Cup: Africa’s opportunity in 2030 threatened
West Africa should wake up to the reality of what is going as the world prepares to host the biggest sports event in history in 2030, the Centennial World Cup.
This world will ‘end’ in 2030
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
Focus has shifted to AWCON title, says Falcons coach
After accomplishing their first target of a ticket to the FIFA World Cup, Nigeria’s next target is to retain the Women AFCON title by beating South Africa in Accra on Saturday, says Head Coach Thomas Dennerby. The Swede tactician was on his feet for most of the semi final against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon…
One gold, two silver medals at youth Olympics – A test of our credibility
Nigerian athletes just returned from the fourth edition of the World Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They returned with three medals – One Gold and two Silver medals.
MTN fan parks, FIFA World Cup and Nigerian football
The footballing spectacle, which features nations battling it out for world domination to claim bragging rights as the best footballing nation that is held every four years has taken on the semblance of carnival. The sense is that it is more symbolic rather than competitive.
Soccer ‘Blues’ beyond the pitch in Russia
Even before the Super Eagles bade farewell to the on-going FIFA World Cup penultimate Tuesday, following a 1-2 defeat to Argentina in St. Petersburg, many Nigerians, who are in the country for the championship, were already fed up.
Presidency to probe NFF over ‘reckless’ spending in Russia
There were strong indications yesterday that the Presidency may have set up enquiry into the alleged ‘reckless’ spending by top officials of the Nigeria Football...