Friday, November 06, 2015
Twenty two years ago, precisely on September 3, 1993, it was an historic final in the FIFA Under 17 World cup hosted by Japan between Nigeria and Ghana.
It was the first time in FIFA history that two teams from the same continent would play each other in the final and it was expected to be fierce one between the Golden Eaglets and the Junior Starlets of Ghana who were the defending champions of the world at the time.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
What will make a footballer to vow never to play for his country.......... even if his father is the coach?
France midfielder Samir Nasri has insisted that he would never play for French national football team even if his father was appointed manager. Huge!
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
About a week ago, Golf star, Tiger Woods and Olympic skier, Lindsey Vonn ended their love relationship and the explanation for the split is that both lead incredibly hectic lives that force them to spend a majority of their time apart.
However, it has been revealed that the reason for the split was because Woods cheated on his ever faithful amongst other reasons.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
A Federal Jury will have to decide if suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnae, will be executed after he was was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing.
A footballer showed he has sense of belonging and will never forget his root as he paid off his mother's debts.
Twenty two year old Tyrone Ming, who plays for Championship side, Ipswich Town showed appreciation for the efforts of his mum on him by paying off her debt.
Nigeria will play Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers which is to be held in Gabon.
The Super Eagles, who will also play in Group H alongside Tanzania and Chad, will hope to stop the record AFCON winner from qualifying for the third time consecutively.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Is this a case of 'like father like son' thing or Jose Mourinho's son has a mind of his own devoid of any influence from his father?. We all know that Chelsea manager says his mind and thrive in controversy but his son, Jose Mario has gone a step further,as he criticized Chelsea fans for booing their players.
Mario labelled the fans 'a disgrace' and the worst he has ever seen in his life after they booed Chelsea players, especially, Cesc Fabregas in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Southampton.
The President, Africa Table Tennis Federation (ATTF), Khaled El-Salhy has advised stakeholders to continue to sustain the table tennis Legacy of late business mogul and pillar of sport, Okoya Thomas.
El-Salhy, who took time out at the just concluded ITTF World Tour, Lagos Open to pay a condolence visit to the family of late Sir Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas at their Victoria Island residence in Lagos, Nigeria, praised the Late Chief Okoya for using his wealth to promote a cause that has changed the lives of so many individuals in Nigeria.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
It is official. Basketball great, Michael Jordan is the first sport athlete to be a billionaire according to a recent publication released by Forbes.
Jordan, who rewrote the record books during a glorious career playing in the NBA, is ranked the 1741st richest person on the planet.
Boxing fans around the world are anticipating for, what many pundit have described as the biggest boxing bout in history and the gladiators are working really hard in making it a memorable one for the yearning fans.
Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao are really training hard in preparation of the $300million fight against each other in May.
Burnley's George Boyd has often been hailed as the Premier League's fittest player and the stats are crystal clear to back it up
According to the Daily Telegraph, Boyd is ahead of leading names such as Nemanja Matic and Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea as well as Steven N'Zonzi of Stoke City, just to mention a few, with 7.45 miles covered on average per game.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Nigeria under 17 football national team, Wednesday evening, lost 1-0 to their South Africa counterpart in the semi final of the 11th African U17 Championship in Niger Republic.
A first half strike by the Amajimbos of South Africa was enough to stop Nigeria' Golden Eaglets from getting into the final in tension soaked encounter played at the Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey.