FIFA 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…
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.
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...
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…
Some decisive moments in Nigeria’s World Cup history
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be making their sixth appearance at the FIFA World Cup in two weeks time when they face Croatia in their Group D 2018 opener.
Eagles seek first African win against unbeaten Lions
The Super Eagles will be guests to the Three Lions of England in a friendly game at Wembley Stadium today. Both countries are using the game as part of preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.