Yekini beats Ghana’s Yeboah as greatest striker on FIFA poll
Legendary Nigerian striker, late Rashidi Yekini has been rated a better striker than former Black Stars of Ghana forward Anthony Yeboah according to a poll
NFF yet to fulfil N30k monthly stipend promised late Yekini’s mother
The family of late Rashidi Yekini on Tuesday said they were yet to receive the N30,000 monthly stipend promised by the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Remembering gangling Rashidi Yekini
Had I known that he shared the same birthday as one of the greatest football players in the history of the game, I would not have been wondering for years about where Rashidi got his prodigious goal-scoring ability from.
Awoniyi back to scoring form at Mouscron
The stock of Nigerian international Taiwo Awoniyi is on the rise in Belgium as he continues his scoring spree netting a total of four goals in five matches so far for his new club Royal Excel Mouscron in the Belgian top division. The striker, a former national U-17 FIFA World Cup winner in 2013 was…
Super Eagles delight in Weah’s $2,000 each gift
Liberian President, George Weah on Tuesday rewarded the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $2,000-a-man for honouring his invitation for a friendly game to retire his No 14 jersey.
Some decisive moments in Nigeria’s World Cup history
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be making their sixth appearance at the FIFA World Cup in two weeks time when they face Croatia in their Group D 2018 opener.
Owolabi believes Aiteo/NFF Awards will be better next season
Former International, Felix Owolabi has appealed to those, who feel slighted by the omission of their names at the maiden Aiteo/NFF Awards...
Rashidi Yekini – Conversation from beyond - Part 2
This is the second and final part of my conversation with Rashidi Yekini that took place some 25 years ago, but is being published for the first time, at his ‘insistence’, following an extra-ordinary series of circumstances that left me bemused and excited at the same time.I have taken the liberty to slightly edit some…
The Rashidi Yekini monologue – An exclusive conversation from beyond! - Part 1
This conversation took place some 24 years ago. It was never published in print. RASHIDI returned forcefully into my life last week in a most bizarre circumstance. I believe he wanted his memory to be kept alive. Hence this, transcribed and edited from a video recording lying idly in my archival library. Excerpts: I started…