FIFA World Cup
Mikel, Osimhen make provisional AFCON squad
Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa and 23 others in a 25-man squad to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt.
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.
I did not report Pinnick to EFCC, says Etebo
One of Super Eagles’ revelations at the just concluded Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ogenekaro Etebo, is not ready to join ‘the enemies’ in pulling down the out-going President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick.
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.
Alluring wonders of Sochi
Sochi, one of the biggest cities in the Krasnodar Krai region of Russia is located along the Black Sea Coast. Boasting a population of about 350, 000 people, it is the country’s largest resort city...
Uruguay 2018 Fifa World Cup team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions
Anyone who has been watching Uruguay in the last 10 years is familiar with Óscar Tabárez’s style of play: his teams are built from the back to make it as difficult as possible for opponents to score. Then it is all about giving the ball to the team’s world class forwards, Luis Suárez and Edinson…