Dare, NFF, Odegbami, others celebrate Okala at 70
Emmanuel Okala, who was once rated as the best goalkeeper in Africa, was the centre of attention yesterday when the Nigerian football family marked his 70th birthday.
Sports and politics ... handshake across the Niger, mission (Im) possiblè?
‘Mathematical’ is back on the football field, training. I am preparing for, probably, the most significant football match of my life. And this is not a joke.
Who owns Super Eagles - NFF or government?
When Bill Clinton was President of the USA and he visited Nigeria for the very first time, one of his very first comments was to ask about the great Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Steve Mawuenyega’s last dream : Ghana or Nigeria to win World Cup in 2030
Very few persons in Nigeria know the name Steve Mawuenyega. But not so in Ghana where he came from.
My one wish for sports in 2021
In 10 years Nigeria can be a global power in sports, competing against the giants, USA and China, in many sports events at the Olympics and the World Championships.
TEETH 4 TEETH ... With Justin Akpovi-Esade
All These Nollywood Films Will Not Kill Somebody TEETH 4 TEETH was viewing a Nollywood movie on satelite TV during the week, but for the quick intervention of Mrs ‘TEETH 4 TEETH’, who was by the grace of ALMIGHTY GOD, home that early in the morning, you may be reading now that he is in…
Sport – slavery for local athletes in Nigeria
Sport is presently slave labour in Nigeria. Without exaggerating, and I am asserting with all sense of responsibility, most athletes in the Nigerian domestic sport landscape are living in poverty. The evidence is all around us in the level of respect they enjoy in society and in the poor treatment they receive in their clubs,…
Football politics and the footballer
I have read several reports, mostly on social media, about Didier Drogba’s attempt to contest for the Presidency of the Cote D’Ivoire Football Federation.