Tag: fifa

November 18, 2013

Paul Bassey: Take a bow Super Eagles!

by Paul Bassey Four hours into the journey, there was an announcement. “ This is  your captain speaking. For those ...

November 9, 2013

Poetry: Echoes from Abu Dhabi – Yes, we can!

by Soyombo Ayomikun That we are not useless spirits without lofty dreams Though with their education being suffocated by corruption ...

October 12, 2013

Opinion: Super Eagles’ 180 minute journey to Brazil

by Victor Oladapo-Ariyo  Ever since Stephen Keshi took the Super Eagles job, we all can testify that things have been ...

October 4, 2013

Onochie Anibeze: World Cup 2022 – Qatar should shame them

by Onochie Anibeze If those bellyaching that a small country won the hosting rights can prove allegations of corruption we ...

May 25, 2013

‘The owner of the ball decides who plays’ – 10 football rules that will put even FIFA to shame (READ)

by Isi Esene Whoever came up with these kid football rules certainly is a veteran. It is so easy to ...

May 6, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: Why we need the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (Y! FrontPage)

The problem with the NGF, however, is the manner in which they go about their business. While on the one ...

March 11, 2013

No, we didn’t: NFF denies ‘lesbian ban’

The Nigerian Football federation says lesbians have not been banned from playing in the West Africa country. It had been ...

January 29, 2013

Analysis: The monetisation of Nigerian sports and its effect on development

by Awenlimobor Sylvester But how long can we sustain this attitude of doling out monies to players at tournaments? By ...

December 20, 2012

Super Eagles is 10th best team in Africa – FIFA rankings

by Rachel Ogbu The Super Eagles have emerged the 10th best team in Africa and 52nd in the world according ...

November 19, 2012

Like father, like son: Amos Adamu’s son implicated in FIFA $1m bribe by The Times of London

A former sports administrator, Dr. Amos Adamu, and his son, Samson, have been accused of financial impropriety in the bidding ...

October 4, 2012

TICKER: New FIFA ranking is Nigeria’s worst in 10 years – Click for details

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped five places to 63rd in the world in the latest FIFA Rankings released ...

July 24, 2012

Not fair: Worldwide transfer spending drops due to Financial Fair Play regulations

by ‘Ifreke Inyang The impact of the impending UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations, is slowly having a stranglehold on transfer ...

July 12, 2012

Havelange collected bribes as FIFA president

by Isi Esene Swiss prosecutors have revealed that Joao Havelange, the former FIFA president had received at least 1.5m Swiss ...

July 9, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: FIFA lifts ban on Islamic headscarves used by female footballers

by Chi Ibe The use of the Islamic headscarf, or hijab, for female Muslim football playerswas previously banned due to ...

July 6, 2012

Here at last: Premier League might adopt goal-line technology in 2012-13

by Chi Ibe It can be revealed that the Premier League might introduce Goal-line technology midway through the 2012-13 season ...

July 5, 2012

OPINION: Nigeria and the science of soccer

by Martin Udogie NOT far, I’m afraid. And no Nigerian coach can either, under the present football environment. Soccer has ...

February 26, 2012

Stephen Keshi “not bothered” that Super Eagles are out of FIFA Top 50

By Lekan Olanrewaju Coach of the Nigerian national football team has stated that he is “not bothered” by the country’s ...

OluwapelumiNovember 22, 2011

Genevieve Nnaji says thanks, Jay Z's (not) judging and Blatter has a foot in his mouth in this week's Soundbites!

 Compiled by ‘Ifreke Inyang   Who said what last week?   “I would deny it. There is no racism… We ...

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