New book on Super Eagles unveils hidden facts of Nigerian football
Nigeria has undoubtedly made major marks in global football with Nigerian teams hitting notable milestone as the first side outside Europe to win the Olympic Games gold medal in 68 years
Developers jostle for celebrities in new marketing strategy
As the momentum for housing delivery by private estate developers shifts away from the luxury housing range, developers are adopting new marketing tactics to woo prospective investors in the low-income end of the housing market.
Kanu Nwankwo appointed Senior Special Assistant on Sports in Imo
Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha has appointed former footballer Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports. The former Arsenal player has will help the Ihedioha administration on rebuilding the sports sector in Imo State. “The governor, Emeka Ihedioha, received one of the country’s football legends, Kanu Nwankwo, at the Government House, Owerri, on…
Another trophy will be a fine way to say goodbye, says Mikel
John Obi Mikel was the youngest player in the Nigerian camp when the Super Eagles competed in the 2006 African Nations Cup in Egypt.
Barca Academy grooming future football stars from Nigeria
Nigeria has had a number of footballing greats; from the dancing feet of the super talented Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha, to the drag feet roulette of the two times African footballer of the year - Kanu Nwankwo, the heroics of Emmanuel Amuneke at the Nations Cup and Olympics, to the fleet foot of one the greatest…
Rufai, Diouf others extol Ambode as African legends hold Nigerian icons 4-4
It was fanfare at the Agege Stadium, Lagos at the weekend when Nigerian football legends battled with their African counterparts in an exhibition game to bid farewell to Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode. Ambode, who is credited with building several sports facilities in Lagos State, will leave office later this month. The game featured on…
Ambode receives Diouf, Kanu, Finidi, Zokora, other soccer legends
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday received top African football legends at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, urging countries in the continent to look inward and explore the possibility of using sports to grow their economies. He said sports remain a veritable tool to foster growth and development. Some of the African soccer…
Kanu canvasses better use of Ilaji Stadium Ibadan
Former Super Eagles Captain, Nwankwo Kanu has canvassed for better use of the newly-built Ilaji Stadium and Resort Centre, saying it has high standard facilities suitable for top sports activities and social events. Speaking during a five-day visit to the Ilaji Soccer Academy located at Akanran, on the outskirts of Ibadan, Kanu praised the proprietor…
The pathetic plight of Nigerian sports heroes
By the time you are reading this, my late friend, Taiwo Ogunjobi would have been finally laid to rest in the city of Ibadan.
Greensprings, Kanu 2019 Football Camp opens April 14
Management of Greensprings School, Lagos, has urged parents and guardians, who want to turn their children’s football dream to a reality to register them for the yearly Greensprings/Kanu Football Camp.
MTN partners Arsenal for grassroots football
As part of continued effort to identify and coach the best young talents in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria and Arsenal Football Club are holding a three-day coaching clinic for 128 young players and 30 coaches, which today at the legacy pitch of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The clinic, which began during the weekend, will provide…