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…
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.
Rashidi Yekini brother, Akeem dies in Kwara
The younger brother of Nigeria’s all time highest goal scorer, Rashidi Yekini, Akeem, is dead.
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…
PZ boss to reward excellent talents at Cowbell Academy Summer Camp
This time, however, the awards are of special quality as they have been instituted in the names of three late former Nigerian international, Muda Lawal, Rashidi Yekini and Stephen Keshi.
Carlos Alberto Torres: Africa’s Tribute!
Carlos Alberto was based in America at the time and was doing some work with Nike. Africa did not exist in his radar. Through the strategic intervention of Noel Okorougo, Carlos Alberto was convinced to...