Odegbami, Fuludu, others dribble from pitch to political podium
The build up to the 2019 general elections is witnessing the highest number of Nigerian ex-players and sports administrators testing their popularities on the political field.
Crisis in Nigerian football can be resolved in 48 hours
Do you know that we have a national emergency situation in Nigerian football?
Victor Moses and burden of being captain
He is 27 years old. Under normal circumstances no player voluntarily retires from international football at an age that he is at his very best – experienced, mature, exposed, comfortable and at the peak of his physical fitness. So, to retire at 27 means something is not right somewhere.
Sport can change the black person’s world
Once upon a time, Sport bared its fangs. It clearly demonstrated that it has the power to change the world’s dynamics.
The World Cup begins
By the time you are reading this I shall be in Russia. For the next one month every other activity on the planet shall be put on temporary hold.Meanwhile, last Thursday night, on the very first day of the world’s greatest sporting event, as Russia opened the 2018 World Cup with a spectacular display of culture and technology at the opening ceremony....
Ogun State, politics, 2026 World cup
In the summer (or winter) of 2022, the football World Cup, the biggest and most lucrative organized event in the world, will take place in the State of Qatar, a small peninsula in Western Asia.Qatar, in a stunning and uncommon victory, won the rights to host the event some three years ago.....
In the aftermath of Commonwealth Games... a medal is not any medal!
This is one of those weeks for me. There is little happening around of great interest in our domestic sport. So, I spend more time groping in the dark for what to write in order to fill this page with literature that readers want to read.
A special tribute to our mother – Maami
That’s what we all called her – Maami. We sometimes also called her mum, the English word for mother, even though she understood only two words of the English language...
The Great Eagles of 1980 – 38 years after
The ‘Chief Justice’ of Nigerian football, distinguished legal luminary and Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), Chief Adokie Amiesimaka was the one who called me up and reminded...