Tag: Uruguay

Chinedu OkaforDecember 17, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Man Utd forward, Cavani, may be tagged a racist after using the “N” word

With the cancel culture, sometimes the banter culture taking full effect on social media, people find themselves walking on eggshells ...

Ade ThompsonJuly 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 ...

Ade ThompsonJune 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 ...

Ade ThompsonJune 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 ...

Ade ThompsonJune 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 ...

Ade ThompsonJune 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 ...

GuestAdminJune 18, 2016

Copa America 2016: Is this Argentina’s year?

by Dolapo Adelana The 2016 Copa America kicked off on Saturday June 4, with host – United States of America ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 10, 2016

Luis Suarez throws a tantrum after being told he can’t play (WATCH)

Uruguayan attacker, Luis Suarez is back with his mischievous antics and temperamental behaviour on the pitch. In his country’s last match ...

Mallam YeroJune 25, 2015

Football player sticks his finger up opponent’s buttocks during match

Last night, while we were all asleep, Chilean football player, Gonzalo Jara, was busy violating his opponents on the field. ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 24, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Lessons to be learnt from Uruguay’s President

by Tunde Fagbenle Today I have no reservation in giving my readers the unusual: lending my column, in its entirety, ...

ifrekeAugust 14, 2014

Court of Arbitration bites Luis Suarez [DETAILS]

by Mark Bassey The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), has upheld Luis Suarez’s ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 21, 2014

James Rodriguez! Volley against Uruguay named best goal of 2014 World Cup

by Mark Bassey James Rodriguez’s first goal against Uruguay, in their 2-0 win over Colombia at the 2014 World Cup, ...

oluwatobisoyomboJuly 12, 2014

Barcelona ‘convinced’ FIFA will reduce Suarez’s ban

by Mark Bassey Barcelona are seeking to have Luis Suarez’s ban reduced and the La Liga giants are “convinced” it ...

writerJuly 10, 2014

Birds of a feather? Mike Tyson defends Luis ‘vampire’ Suarez

by Kolapo Olapoju Former heavyweight champion of the world, Mike Tyson has come to the defence of Luis Suarez after ...

June 26, 2014

Opinion: Dear FIFA, please do not ban Luis Suarez

by Ogunsanwo Babajide Suarez’s brand marketing team knows that a ban from FIFA is on the way. This seems to ...

October 6, 2013

Opinion: Now that Luiz Suarez is back

by Victor Oladapo-Ariyo He went on to bite PSV’s Otman Bakkal on the shoulder during a league match in November ...

July 28, 2013

Osita Abana: Are presidents unlovable or we are just programmed to loathe them?

by Osita Abana Perhaps you also deserve some self-flagellation for guzzling 10 bottles of beer at the pub when ‘madam’ ...

November 16, 2012

Meet the world’s ‘poorest’ president: Donates 90% salary to poor, shuns presidential mansion and drives 1987 Volkswagen

by Rachel Ogbu Meet Jose Mujica, a man who lives on a ramshackle farm in Uruguay and drives a 1987 ...

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