Category: The Sports Blog

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 7, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Sweden Vs England matchup

It is no secret in-house that I have been unimpressed by England. Crossing my heart, I feel they have been ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 6, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Super first half sends Belgium to the semis ahead of Brazil

Belgium’s display was like poetry in motion as they rattled the Brazilians to a 2-1 victory to lead them into ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 6, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: France advance to the Semis ahead of despondent Uruguay

Les Blue were just too good and talented for Uruguay in their World Cup quarterfinal clash. Uruguay rarely got any ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 6, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Brazil Vs Belgium Quarter-Final matchup

This is the tastiest of all the quarter-final games where the very best stars go head-to-head. Brazil have grown in ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 6, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Uruguay Vs France match preview

The first quarter finals of the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be between Uruguay and France. Uruguay the South ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 3, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: England finally break the curse in penalty victory over Colombia

England finally broke their penalty curse by defeating Colombia 4-3 on penalties. Eric Dier was the hero of the moment ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 3, 2018

Mikel Obi, a National Hero Nigeria does not deserve

John Mikel Obi was called four hours before Nigeria’s most crucial game against Argentina that his father had been kidnapped ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 3, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Forsberg’s goal sends Sweden to the quarter-finals ahead of Switzerland

Emil Forsberg’s deflected shot was the difference in an otherwise drab round-of-16 matchup between Sweden and Switzerland. The first half ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 2, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Belgium pulls remarkable comeback in thrilling 3-2 encounter with Japan

Super Belgium battled from 2-0 goals down to defeat a resilient Japan team 3-2 with a late goal from Nacer ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 2, 2018

Drama in Nigerian football as Giwa takes over NFF

Were we naive to expect calmer times in Nigerian football and especially the NFF after our early World Cup exit? ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 2, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Neymar’s Brazil turns on the style to the Quarter-Finals in 2-0 victory over Mexico

Neymar was the star of his show as his performance ensured Brazil a Quarter-Final berth at the expense of Mexico. ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 2, 2018

BREAKING: Salah signs contract extension at Liverpool

Egyptian King Mo Salah has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool until 2023. After his incredible first season at ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 1, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Subasic’s goalkeeping masterclass sends Croatia to the Quarter-Final ahead of Denmark

Danijel Subasic was the star of the moment as he saved three penalties in the penalty shootout against Denmark to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 1, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Igor Akinfeev’s heroic displays takes Russia to the quarter finals in penalty shootout with Spain

Igor Akinfeev was the hero of a nation as his two penalty saves led Russia to a 4-3 penalty shootout win. ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 30, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Cavani’s brace crushes Portugese hearts as Uruguay ends Ronaldo’s tournament

Edinson Cavani bagged two impressive goals to sink Ronaldo’s Portugal 2-1 in their round of 16 tie against Uruguay. Cavani’s ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 30, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Kylian Mbappe tears Argentina apart to hand France quarter final spot

Kylian Mbappe was the star of the show as France ran riot over an Argentina side in a 4-3 victory ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 29, 2018

See our best 11 from the Group stage of the #WorldCup 2018

The group stage of the World Cup is over and it was a wild ride. We had only one goalless ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Januzaj’s magical goal decides Group H winner in underwhelming game

The game between England and Belgium was billed as the most anticipated and important group stage game by most football ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Here’s all you need to know about the reward for the eliminated teams

As the final round of group matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia ends today, one can look ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Senegal crash out of Group H on fair play

Senegal lost to Colombia 1-0 in their group H decider to crash out of the World Cup and break African ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: All hope rests on Mané and Senegal for Africa

After Nigeria’s defeat to Argentina on Tuesday, Senegal are now the last standing hope for Africans at the World Cup ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 27, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Neymar comes to the party as Brazil top Group E

Brazil’s diva Neymar came to the party in the Selecao’s last group game against Serbia in Spartak. Brazil ran out ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 27, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Defending champions Germany crash out after 2-0 defeat to South Korea

World Champions Germany crash out of the World Cup in dramatic fashion after a 2-0 defeat to South Korea in ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 27, 2018

Aftermath of #WorldCup exit, deflecting blame and the way forward for Nigerian football

After Nigeria crashed out in a crushing and heartbreaking manner against familiar foe Argentina on Tuesday, many Nigerians have fallen ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Rojo breaks Nigerian hearts with 85th minute winner

Argentina ensured progression to the second round ahead of Nigeria after defeating the Super Eagles 2-1 in the Group D ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: France and Denmark hand first goalless game

France and Denmark battled to an underwhelming goalless draw in the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia. France were slightly the better ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Rohr must let the cannons loose to defeat Argentina

Nigerian football legend Segun Odegbami along with NFF President Amaju Pinnick addressed the Super Eagles ahead of their most important ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 25, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Drama in Group B as Spain and Portugal qualify

It was a dramatic end to the final games of Group B, and as Nordin Amrabat put it ‘VAR is ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 25, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Uruguay show class in 3-0 win over Russia | Saudi Arabia break Egyptian hearts with last minute winner

Uruguay ensured top spot in Group A with 9 points after a relatively convincing 3-0 victory over World Cup hosts ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 24, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Relief for Falcao as he rallies Colombia to victory | Senegal can only draw with Japan

Colombian captain Radamel Falcao powered his country to a convincing 3-0 victory over an extremely overwhelmed Polish side. Falcao grabbed ...

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