Category: The Sports Blog

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

What is the next move for Wilshere?

English midfielder Jack Wilshere has confirmed he will be leaving Arsenal after almost 18 years at the club as a ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 19, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Mixed feelings as Senegal grabs Africa’s first win and Egypt lose to Russia

Senegal raised Africa’s flag high by defeating Robert Lewandowski’s Poland 2-1 in their Group H opener. Senegal looked the better ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 19, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Costa… Here are our top 5 players after the first round of games at the #WorldCup

The first round of games are over and we have had one heck of a show. So far a total ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 18, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Kane rescues England with late winner against Tunisia | Lukaku scores brace for Belgium

England’s Captain Harry Kane struck late to grab the opening win for England in their group G fixture against African ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 17, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Neymar fails to impress as Brazil falls short | Mexico stun defending champions, Germany

Neymar failed to impress as Brazil could only manage a draw against an organised Switzerland side in their opening Group ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Roundup: Croatia overpowers Nigeria after underwhelming display | Messi disappoints in draw with Iceland

The Nigerian Super Eagles fell 2 – 0 to the Vatreni’s of Croatia in their group D clash in Kaliningrad ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: It’s time for Nigeria to show that it can shine more than its jersey

“It is time to set childish things away and focus on the reason why they are wearing that jersey” my ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 15, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Ronaldo scores hat-trick against Spain in six-goal thriller | Egypt and Morocco fall to late defeats

The name on the lips of ALL football fans right now is Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese captain rallied Portugal to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 15, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Preview: Ronaldo set to crash a troubled Spanish camp

Today, the Iberian rivalry will be restored in the World Cup Group B clash between Portugal and Spain by 7:00pm. ...

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Umar HassanJune 15, 2018

Opinion: Belgium might win the world cup after all

One peculiar thing about the 2018 World Cup holding in Russia is the absence of a clear cut favourite. The ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

Golovin shines as host Russia run riot against Saudi Arabia in #WorldCup opener (WATCH)

Russia showed no mercy in their Group A opener of the World Cup by defeating their opponents, Saudi Arabia 5 ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

Arsenal host Manchester City on opening day of the 2018/19 Premier League

The English Premier League released the fixtures for the 2018/2019 calendar which will commence on Saturday, 11th of August. Arsenal ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Gabriel Jesus, Timo Werner, Wilfred Ndidi… 10 youngsters to lookout for in Russia

Today at the office my editor and I got into a discussion about my article on the young players to ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Mané looks to raise Africa’s flag in Group H

Sadio Mané is Senegal’s flagship player and will be looking to follow the footsteps of Senegal’s 2002 World Cup team ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Spain sack Lopetegui and replaces him with Fernando Hierro

The Spanish National team have sacked Julen Lopetegui and replaced him with Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro, just two days ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Belgium drop the underachiever title under Martinez?

One of the most shocking football stories of 2016 was the appointment of former Everton and Wigan Athletic manager Roberto ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

These ten young footballers are ready to light up the #WorldCup2018

The World Cup is truly a special event, and one thing that makes it even more special is the springing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

Why Etebo’s move to Stoke City is a step in the right direction

English outfit Stoke City just confirmed the signing of Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo from Portuguese side C.D Feirense. Etebo ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Joachim Löw lead Germany to another World Cup triumph?

Germany’s World Cup winning coach Joachim Löw will be looking to lead Die Mannschaft to another World Cup triumph and ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 11, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Can Neymar and Brazil handle the huge expectations on their shoulders in Group E?

Brazil’s very own, Neymar, is unanimously the biggest star in Group E of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 10, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Messi will look to finally conquer the world in Group D

The climax of the 2017/2018 club season made me realise that there is nothing more important in football than representing ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 8, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Christian Eriksen holds the key for Denmark in Group C

Group C of the 2018 World Cup in Russia is perhaps one of the eight groups I am most excited ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 7, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Ronaldo and Iniesta to battle for top spot in Group B

Group B is a slightly more glamorous group with “tikitaka” pass masters and 2010 World Champions Spain headlining the group ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

Super Eagles fall again ahead of #WorldCup2018

Another questionable performance from the Super Eagles ensured a 1 – 0 defeat to the Czech Republic in the Rudolf ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Salah, Suarez and Cavani are the key men in Group A

Generally, there is less excitement about Group A of the upcoming World Cup in Russia as attention will be focused ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 5, 2018

#WorldCup2018: How far can they fly? | Everything you need to know about the Super Eagles 23-man squad

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr released the final 23-man list that will head on the plane to Russia as Nigeria’s ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 5, 2018

Here are the final squads for Russia 2018

The 32 countries that will be in Russia for World Cup 2018 have named their final 23-man squads. YNaija shares ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 4, 2018

Can the Super Eagles do more than its dazzling jersey?

“The smartest thing about Nigeria in the 1st half was their kit”, the words that echoed from the English commentator ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2018

Real Madrid win third #UCLFinal in a row

Spanish side, Real Madrid have now won the Champions League three times in a row and it will take another ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2018

Unai Emery announced as Arsenal Manager

English Premier League side, Arsenal FC have confirmed the appointment of Unai Emery as the club’s new manager. Arsenal Chief ...

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