Can we learn anything from the Olympics? – Gbubemi Atimomo

…Thoughts on the Olympic Games and our world today The Olympic games began last week Friday and will run for about two weeks. This is one event that almost didn’t hold as the coronavirus pandemic tried to throw a spanner…

Nwosu: AFCON 1980 triumph was like winning World Cup

Nigeria’s triumph at the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations was like winning the FIFA World Cup, ex-international Henry Nwosu said while recalling the historic feat. At the age of 16, Nwosu was the youngest player in the then Green Eagles…

75 stranded World Cup fans absconded in Russia, says Foreign Affairs ministry (Guardian)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian Football fans absconded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The ministry’s spokesperson, Dr. Tope Elias-Fatile, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja that…

Bold and brilliant Kylian Mbappe emerged as France’s true talisman (Firstpost)

A minefield of sublime talents all across the pitch – from the uber-stylish Paul Pogba to the ever efficient Antoine Griezmann, from Los Galactico Raphael Varane to the indisputable midfield genius N’Golo Kante, yet it is the humble lad from…

The bench and the French send 1 Kiss top (Fifa)

The race for a brand new Kia Sportage is tighter than Brazil’s defence has been since conceding to Switzerland – just nine points separate the top ten teams atop the McDonald’s FIFA World Cup™ Fantasy. One Kiss Team executed their…

Super Eagles back in Essentuki, focus on La Albiceleste (Guardian)

The Super Eagles have flown back to their World Cup team base camp in Essentuki, advising that further drumming and singing be kept on hold until the final whistle against La Albiceleste of Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Victory…

RUSSIA 2018: NFF secures Eagles’ $2.8m World Cup Funds (ThisDay)

Super Eagles campaign at the FIFA World Cup starting in barely 25 days from today in Russia will be devoid of all the trappings that make Nigeria to be in the news for the wrong reasons. Thisday checks revealed at…

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