My personal World Cup experience
Nigeria has been to the FIFA World Cup five times in history – 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010 and 2014.
Eagles former star, Sessi ‘Arsenal’ passes on
Former Green Eagles star, Victor Sessi ‘Arsenal’ died yesterday in his Igando, Lagos home. He was 75 years old.
‘Administrators don’t encourage athletes in Nigeria’
“At 80, I owe everything I have accomplished in life to God Almighty. I’m contented,” he smiles. “The secret of my standing power is discipline. I never drank or smoked. Two vices that many-a-footballer had. I’m equally not a womanizer.
FIFA’s 48-team World Cup format ‘excellent,’ says Adelabu
The decision by world football governing body (FIFA) to expand the World Cup from its present format of 32 teams to 48 in 2026 has been described as ‘excellent’ for Africa continent and the football family in general.
Baba Otu Mohammed:Mighty jet winger who dribbled three Christians in a row
Nigerian football lovers, who were privileged to listen to the legendary radio commentator, late Ernest Okonkwo from the early 1970s to late 80s will not forget the name, Baba Otu Mohammed.
Death is our unseen opponent in sports, says Adelabu
Death is our unseen opponent at every stage in sport. In football, if you survive the first half, it is awaiting you in the second half of the game and occasionally it will go into extra time...