Another setback for Nigerian football, Golden Eaglets beaten in Togo, Enyimba out of CAF Champions League
Nigerian football moved another step backward yesterday, as the nation’s U-17 male team, the Golden Eaglets, were beaten 1-0 by the Baby Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in the first match
The ‘coronavirus’ in Nigerian football
The world is definitely passing through one of its ‘worst’ chapters in human history.
Nigerian football has become stagnant, says Esin
Former International, Etim Esin, has expressed concern over the state of football development in the country when compared to the growth of entertainment industry, saying that the game has stunted and needed a turnaround for it to be brought back to life.
Football in Nigeria is 'dead’, and must be saved by government now
I have never found it more difficult to write about football in all the years of my writing than I do now. Suddenly, after so many decades of living in denial and in hope,
Mismanagement and indiscipline – the undoing of Nigerian Footballers
In the latest memory of the Africa Cup of Nations, one of the greatest revelations was Sunday Mba. During the 2013 edition in South Africa, the previously little-known Rangers midfielder burst onto the scene to almost miraculous effect. Tearing through the middle of the park, trailing opponents in his wake, he seemed as unstoppable as fate, as immutable as destiny. It seemed like a new star had been born.
Edo begins preparation for Bendel Insurance’s relaunch
It was one of the biggest names in Nigerian football in the 1970s up till the early 2000s. But sadly, Bendel Insurance has been languishing in the lower rungs of the country’s football since it was relegated from the elite league early this century. The Benin-based team alongside Enugu Rangers, Raccah Rovers of Kano, IICC…
FIFA president’s visit will boost Nigerian football, says Oganwu
The first university graduate to play for the Green Eagles, Dr. John Oganwu, says the coming of FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, would open a new door of opportunities for Nigerian football.