Nigerians in race to save ailing Ex-Eagles defender, Sunday Eboigbe
Some football-loving Nigerians are rallying round to save the life of former Super Eagles defender Sunday Eboigbe. Eboigbe, nicknamed ‘The Destroyers’ in his playing days, is said to be suffering from stroke in Benin City, Edo State capital.
Shehu Sani salutes Green Eagles on 40th anniversary of AFCON victory
Civil rights activist and former Senator of the Federal Republic, Shehu Sani has commended the 1980 set of the Green Eagles, who made Nigeria proud when they won the African Cup of Nations
Federal Government plans big reception for 1980 Green Eagles
Youth and Sports Minister, Sunday Dare has lavished praises on the 1980 class of the senior national football team, the Green Eagles, who won Nigeria’s first continental trophy 40 years ago in Lagos.
Day before the final - March 21, 1980
People recall where they watched the match, who captained the gallant team, who scored the goals and how they celebrated that victory that night and several nights after that eventful Sunday, March 22, 1980.
Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari
My Captain, ‘Chairman’ Christian Chukwu, MFR, who should have written and signed this letter has passed on that responsibility to me, being his Vice-Captain.
Sports can tackle insecurity problem in Nigeria, says Adelabu
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu has advised government at state and federal levels to use sports as a means of fighting the insecurity problem in the country.
I cannot, shall not, celebrate this bronze
I am an Olympian to the core. I went to two Olympics. The first was boycotted at the last minute by African countries.
My personal World Cup experience
Nigeria has been to the FIFA World Cup five times in history – 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010 and 2014.