Tag: football

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2018

Leicester City’s Vichai’s death is news we will not forget in a while

It was a sad weekend for soccer. Most notable being the death of Leicester’s football club owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s. He ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 9, 2018

Drew Brees passes Manning’s all-time record as Saints beat Redskins

It was a historic night in the NFL as Drew Brees became the all-time passing yard leader. The 39-year-old quarterback of ...

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Chinedu OkaforSeptember 20, 2018

Amaju Pinnick re-elected as NFF president

Reigning president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick on Thursday was re-elected as chairman for a second term ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 20, 2018

Why the football transfer market has gone nuts and what needs to be done

With the completion of Alisson Becker’s transfer to Liverpool for a world record fee for a goalkeeper for a stunning ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 21, 2018

Ronaldo is the G.O.A.T… or is it Messi?

Twitter has sparked the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi debate again on who is the real G.O.A.T. Perhaps the greatest ...

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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 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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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 20, 2018

#MerciArsène: Arsène Wenger to leave Arsenal at the end of the season

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger will leave the club at the end of the season, ending a 22-year reign. In a statement ...

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SponsorMarch 20, 2018

TomTom has joined the Super Eagles on their journey to Russia 2018

Support for the Super Eagles was further boosted by the announcement of TomTom as the official candy of the Super ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunMarch 5, 2018

Is it end of the road for Arsene Wenger?

In the space of five days, Arsenal suffered a 3 nil loss twice to Manchester City. The first defeat came ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 23, 2018

[The Sports Blog] The Carabao Cup is up for grabs this Super Sunday

The first domestic trophy is up for grabs in England this Sunday as a wonderful final awaits us when Manchester ...

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AzeezDecember 18, 2017

Thiery Henry crowned ‘Igwe of football’ in Lagos (PHOTOS)

Football legend, Thiery Henry was on Sunday crowned the ‘Igwe of football’ at an event in Victoria Island, Lagos. Henry arrived ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 1, 2017

#WorldCupDraw: These are the countries Nigeria is likely to face ahead of tonight’s draw

The draw for the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup will hold on Friday, December 1 at the State Kremlin ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Army organises football competition for Borno youth in Sambisa

The Nigerian Army has organised a 16-team football competition in Sambisa Forest for youth of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Super Falcons’ Francis Ordega joins Atlectico Madrid Women

Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega on Friday joined Atletico Madrid Women on loan. Ordega was a former player of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2017

How the Igbos used football to rule Africa after the civil war – Segun Odegbami

Patrick Olusegun Odegbami, known simply as Segun Odegbami, a retired Nigerian footballer on Monday, October 2nd, 2017, said sports has ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Opinion: How to make Nigerian football attractive in a digital age

by Temitope Adigun Several years ago, most Nigerians were strangers to the advancing age of digitalization, especially that of the ...

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EzinneSeptember 21, 2017

The Thread: 3 reasons why you should be squeamish about TSTV

Yesterday, TwitterNG was buzzing with the coming of a new Messiah, TSTV who would wipe Nigerians DSTV football viewing frustrations ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Opinion: Frank De Boer gets the kick — deservedly so

by Adeshina Peter The EPL theory of expecting a sack announcement immediately after the manager or a club’s representative comes ...

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EzinneSeptember 2, 2017

The Thread: “See as Super Eagles Arsenal Cameroon” | TwitterNG celebrates Super Eagles win

Following the match between Cameroon and Nigeria for the World Cup Qualifiers, which saw the Super Eagles defeat the Lions ...

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SponsorAugust 10, 2017

Get a taste of football rush

Are you ready for FOOTBALL RUSH this August? Our Weekends are about to be LIT AGAIN…. And you can beat ...

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RoqeebahAugust 6, 2017

Your complete guide to understanding Neymar’s record-breaking €222m move from Barcelona to PSG

It’s very likely that as a regular Joe, your relationship with football does not go beyond your knowledge that your ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 4, 2017

Opinion: Neymar’s world record transfer and the importance of release clauses

By Izuchukwu Okafor There’s a thin line between contractual obligation and forced labour and releases clauses in LA Liga which ...

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EditorAugust 3, 2017

Understanding the intricacies of Neymar’s €222m world record transfer deal

by Wareez Odunayo The news of Brazilian forward’s, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly called Neymar world record transfer has ...

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EditorJuly 22, 2017

Opinion: The FCT minister should stop protecting cows over residents

by Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello Dear Alhaji Mohammed Bello, I am writing you this letter with utter disgust and disappointment in the ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Opinion: Why CAF moving the African Cup of Nations to June/July makes sense

by Tim Konyehi When African football experts gathered in Rabat Wednesday and Thursday for CAF Organised Extraordinary Football Symposium, the ...

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AzeezJuly 14, 2017

I have no plan to resign – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said rumours that he is considering resigning is false. There had been reports that ...

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ToluJuly 10, 2017

#Impact365: Super Eagles defender, Elderson Echiejile launches 100 Smiles Football Initiative for indigent children

Super Eagles and Sivasspor new signee, Elderson Echiejile has backed grassroots football as a major source for identifying and developing ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 9, 2017

Opinion: Luis Enrique – Barca success at a sad cost

by Umar Hassan Luis Enrique won a treble in his first season as Fc Barcelona Coach and in the process, ...

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EzinneJuly 7, 2017

The Thread: “This is devastating” “Our prayers are with you” | Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute Leukemia and the football world empathises

The football world cloaks Nigerian Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme with strength as news of his diagnosis hit social media. ...

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