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Samson Siasia’s alleged bribe scandal and face of Nigerian sports
The mind cannot conjure up an image of the triumphant Siasia without also recalling the ‘tainted’ Siasia. Sliding from the podium three years ago in Rio de Janeiro...
Too much pressure, abuses on athletes lead to failure, says Adelabu
As Nigerian athletes compete with their counterparts from other African countries at the on-going 12th African Games in Morocco, former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu has advised the nation’s sports administrators to desist from putting too much pressure on the athletes, both on and off the field of play. He has also urged sports administrators to stop using abusive wards on athletes.
Delta ‘imports’ mobile scoreboard for Nigeria, Seychelles match
Former Green Eagles player, Adegoke Adelabu says the Super Eagles don’t need the services of foreign-based professionals for tomorrow’s 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pirates of Seychelles. The Super Eagles have already booked a ticket to Egypt 2019 AFCON, making tomorrow’s clash against Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba a formality.…
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.