Category: Sport

Super Eagles Coach, Rohr Reacts to South Africa Loss

Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr, has refused to make excuses for his side’s shock loss to South Africa in the opener of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, insisting that his confidence in the side remains unshaken. At a packed Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, Bafana Bafana stunned the Eagles with two second […]

Christiano Ronaldo Welcomes Twins with Surrogate Mother

Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, is on a winning streak at the moment as Portuguese media on Saturday, reported that he has become a father to twins with a surrogate mother. According to AFP, the babies – a girl and boy named Eva and Mateo – were born on Thursday to a woman living on the […]

ISSA HAYATOU: AN EMPEROR WHO LOST HIS EMPIRE

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 6 Months ago
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Issa Hayatou was born on the 9th of August 1946 in Garoua, Cameroon. The former athlete, physical / health education teacher and sport executive replaced Abdel Halim Mohammad as CAF president in 1988. Issa Hayatou was a member of Cameroon’s national basketball and athletics squad, a middle distance runner that held the national 400m and […]

Lionel Messi Set to Wed Baby Mama, Antonella Roccuzzo

Football superstar, Lionel Messi, is set to wed childhood sweetheart, Antonella Roccuzzo this month in Rosario, Argentina. Dubbed the ‘Wedding of the Decade’, some of the biggest names in Latin American showbiz and the football world are expected to converge in Rosario, including popstar Shakira, wife of Messi’s Barcelona teammate Gerard Pique. Other big names billed […]

Riyad Mahrez, Asisat Oshoala, Kelechi Iheanacho Win at the 2016 Glo CAF Awards – See Full List of Winners

Members of the Nigerian football family on Thursday in Abuja picked up four of the awards at the Glo-CAF Awards 2016 for outstanding football personalities and teams in 2016. While no Nigerian player made it to the final shortlist of three in the African Player of the Year Award category, Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala […]

Chapecoense Player Awakens From Coma With No Memory of the Crash

A surviving member of Chapecoense, the team decimated by the tragic Colombian air disaster two weeks ago, has awoken from a coma with no memory of the accident and asked a doctor about the result of the game. Neto was one of only six survivors of the crash which claimed 71 lives in the hills […]

World Cup Trophy Sculptor, Silvio Gazzaniga Dies at Age 95

Silvio Gazzaniga, creator of the FIFA World Cup Trophy, passed away Monday at the age of 95. Gazzaniga’s son, Giorgio, said his father passed away in his sleep at home in Milan. “He just didn’t wake up this morning. It was a peaceful death,” Giorgio Gazzaniga said, adding that his father had been in the […]

Coaching England: The Impossible Job

The job of the England national team would normally be a dream job for many football managers around the world. Some managers have held this office over the years but many of them have been the architects of their own downfall due to many controversies either about issues relating to football or issues away from […]

Senate Bails Out NFF as Chukwu Warns Eagles Not to Underrate Zambia

Amidst fears the Eagles may pull out of the clash due to lack of funds, the Senate yesterday instructed the Ministry of Sports to bail out the cash-strapped Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and prevent a national embarrassment. After a plea by NFF boss Amaju Pinnick, the senate ordered Sports Minister Solomon Dalung to confer with […]

Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Qualification in Jeopardy as NFF Cannot Afford to Fly Super Eagles to Qualifier in Zambia

Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign may be in jeopardy as the NFF has said it is broke and cannot afford to fly the Super Eagles to their next qualifying match against Zambia in Ndola. Although many of the players earn lucrative salaries playing for clubs in Europe, the NFF is looking to telecoms giant, […]
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