Celebrating three August giants in Nigerian football
We are in the month of August. I want to pay some special tribute to three great Nigerians that have done great things for and in Nigerian sports. The first two are still alive and kicking, superlative football heroes that have their footprints on the sands of time. The third passed on several years ago.
Worried NFF to meet over Yusuf’s bribery scandal
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is worried over the report of a bribe scandal dangling around the neck of Super Eagles’ assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf. Yusuf, who is the chief coach of the Home-based Super Eagles, was caught on camera taking cash from men posing as football agents. He was the Super Eagles assisted coach…
NFF has done enough for Eagles to succeed, says Oruma
Former Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oruma says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has done everything needed for the team to do well in the on-going Russia 2018 World Cup. The Super Eagles will face Iceland in a must win second group match tomorrow in Volgograd, having lost their first match 2-0 to Croatia. Speaking with…
Player welfare is serious business
The recent dispiriting news regarding former Super Eagles midfielder Wilson Oruma has once again brought a sensitive subject to the fore: the welfare of athletes’ (and especially footballers’) post-retirement.
Ex-teammates rally to save Wilson Oruma from emotional disorder
Touched by the state of health of former Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oruma, some of his teammates are rallying around to help resuscitate him to normal life.