A season of death
In the past one month, four former international football players, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association and a fine sports journalist have all passed on.
Nigerians mourn ‘Dean of Defence’ Yisa Sofoluwe
Nigerian football fraternity was thrown into another mourning yesterday following the death of former Green Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital .
Effective monitoring of players will curb corruption in team selection, says Sofoluwe
Former Super Eagles player, Yisa Sofoluwe has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to fashion out effective ways of monitoring players’ form to avoid corruption in team selection in the male and female national teams.
Eagles lack tactical discipline to succeed in Russia, says Sofoluwe
Former Nigeria international, Yisa Sofoluwe believes the Super Eagles lack the tactical discipline needed to excel at a competition as big as the forthcoming 2018 World Cup, slated to kick off in Russia on Thursday. Sofoluwe, who said he has been following Nigeria’s build up to the World Cup, said the Eagles have a lot of…
Use games against Poland, Serbia to work on your defence, Sofoluwe tells Rohr
Former Green Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe has advised Coach Gernot Rohr to use the international friendlies against Poland and Serbia to work on certain areas of his team, particularly the defence. The Super Eagles will meet Poland today in Wrocław before facing Serbia at The Hive in London four days later. Speaking with The Guardian…
You need new approach against Sudan, Sofoluwe tells Eagles
As the Home-based Super Eagles confront their Sudanese counterparts in one of the semifinal matches tomorrow at the on-going CHAN competition in Morocco, former Green Eagles star, Yisa Sofoluwe has given the team some tips on how to cage the opponent.
Sofoluwe inspires Chevron to a bright start
The 2018 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games continue today at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium Lagos, with teams competing in the preliminaries of the football event battling for qualification for the next stage of the competition. Former Nigeria international, Coach Yisa Sofoluwe was the centre of attraction yesterday as he led Chevron…
Home-based Eagles in make or burst tie against Libya
As the Home-based Super Eagles take on their Libyan counterparts today in their second group match at the on-going African Nations Championship in Morocco, formal international...
Yisa Sofoluwe advises Rohr to invite Olympic stars for World Cup qualifiers
Former Super Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe, has urged the new national team manager, Gernot Rohr, to include some of the U-23 players, who won the bronze medal at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympics ...