AFCON 2013 Champions

AFCON 2013 FINAL STARTING XI: Where Are They Now?

The Super Eagles’ AFCON victory in 2013 was one that was unexpected to say the least, considering that most of the squad had never featured in Africa’s premier football competition. What is more telling is the fact that of the starting XI in the final vs Burkina Faso, only Kenneth Omeruo has featured recently for the national team. Continue reading AFCON 2013 FINAL STARTING XI: Where Are They Now?

Moses Ogbu wins Nigerian Player of the Month Award

August 2020 Nigerian Player of the Month

August 2020 saw football return to a relative normal. Fans were allowed back into stadiums (at reduced capacity) and some European Leagues kicked off their 2020/2021 campaigns.

There were over 50 Nigerian players in action, and Mjallby AIF’s Moses Ogbu stood out from the lot. The 29-year old former Grimsby Town striker is our ‘August 2020 Nigerian Player of the Month’. He scored 6 goals and provided 1 assists in 7 matches for Mjallby AIF during an impressive run, which score him score in four consecutive games.

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‘giANT’ of Africa: Is The Nigerian Sporting Legacy On A Decline?

Sports have become an important aspect of Nigerian culture so much that the interest in and of course, popularity of sports have affected the political and educational scenes as well as social and economic fabrics of the nation. Before independence, few Nigerians had taken the world sporting arena by storm, beating close rivals to emerge champions. It is worthy to remember the likes of Emmanuel … Continue reading ‘giANT’ of Africa: Is The Nigerian Sporting Legacy On A Decline?