Category: Sport

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, […]

How Football Clubs Generate Revenue

By: Ayoade Akinyode Football clubs are known to spend huge sums of money on different aspects to ensure their successful running. Money is being spent on payment of wages of their staff and players also to expand and maintain their stadium. Maintenance of the club’s training complex, improvement of medical, media or stadium facilities and many more […]

I’ll Buy Arsenal in 3 to 4 Years – Aliko Dangote

Nigerian businessman and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said that he is looking forward to buying London-based Arsenal Football Club within the next four years. Speaking with Bloomberg Television he said he is yet to give up on the plans to buy the team after he was rebuffed by its owners in 2010. He had earlier announced his […]

Wenger & Mourinho’s Feud Deepens as Arsenal Boss Refuses to Seat with the ManU Boss

Jose Mourinho’s feud with Arsene Wenger further deepens as the Arsenal manager would not let Mourinho sit next to him at a UEFA conference. According to a report by Spanish newspaper Marca, Mourinho arrived late at a speech being delivered by one of his Old Trafford predecessors, Sir Alex Ferguson. Spotting a seat opposite Paris Saint-Germain manager […]

Ryan Lochte Gets 10 Months Suspension, Banned From World Championships for Lying about Mugging Incident

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months following the gas station scandal at the Rio 2016 Olympics that became a huge embarrassment. According to USA Today The punishment was handed down by the US Olympic Committee, International Olympic Committee and USA Swimming. Lochte, 32, lost four of his major sponsors in the […]

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung Tells NFF to Pay all Siasia’s Outstanding Salary

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to clear the outstanding salary of U-23 National team’s Coach Samson Siasia. According to Vanguard, Dalung made the call when Siasia, in the company of his wife, Eunice, paid him a visit at his office in Abuja on Monday to […]

Read Mikel Obi’s Emotional Piece on Winning Bronze and Returning to Chelsea

When I woke up in my hotel room on Sunday morning, I opened my eyes to see my Olympic bronze medal lying there beside me. It just hammered home to me what I had achieved with the rest of my Nigeria team-mates the day before. We beat Honduras 3-2 to get the bronze and secure Nigeria’s […]

Pogba Not as Good as Mikel Obi – Parker

Ex MAnchester United player, Paul Parker has said John Obi Mikel is a better holding midfielder than Manchester United’s re-signee Paul Pogba while questioning where he will fit in at Old Trafford. The 23-year-old who is set to make his first appearance for United since leaving them in 2012 against Southampton in the Premier League […]
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