10 LESSONS FROM THE WORLD CUP

10 LESSONS FROM RUSSIA 2018.

Every four years, the world is treated to a soccer Jamboree—a display of the finest football teams the world has got to offer in the course of one enduring month. The fever is too potent to be extinguished as every shade of humanity is…

Yes Boss! Why Oliseh is the right man for the Super Eagles Job.

For eons now I have been clamoring that one of the best coaches that fit the bill of being the national coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria is Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh. I wished for this not only because I had been a great admirer of the former…

Dangote buying Arsenal— The Billionaire’s mindset

Each time I read about the unquenchable desire of the richest man in Africa  and the the 67th richest man in the world to buy one of the most glamorous football clubs in the world—I get somewhat giddy. Whether it’s because the cement…

FOUL! FIFA: Rule Makers or Rule Breakers?

There are two basic laws, they say, that governs the existence of mankind: the rules of God and the rules of man; if you want to survive, don’t break them! I will not attempt to embark on the onerous task of elucidating the former as…

The Battle For La Orejona (Big Ears)

All is now set for the biggest game of the season, the 60th of Europe’s apex competition and the 23rd season since it was renamed from the European Champions Club’s cup to the UEFA Champions League, holding at the Olympiastadion in Berlin…

So Long, Farewell! (End of a Football Season Reflections)

So long, farewell Auf Wiedersehen, goodnight! As the football season reached its climax across Europe last weekend and all the visuals of champions popping champagne in a show of triumph and splendor after a long tedious season dominated the…

Adebayor and Family: Lessons We Can Learn

I read with uttermost dismay the other week the post Seyi Emmanuel Adebayor (SEA), the lanky Togolese International and Tottenham Hotspur forlorn striker wrote on his Facebook page where he made some blistering comments about the closest…

The “Special” Apprentice and his Philosophical Master

Resurging English giant, Manchester United and league leaders Chelsea will lock horns in a promising fixture on Saturday April 18 at the Stamford Bridge. Both teams have been in a good run of form in recent times and would probably set up another…

The Power of Ronaldo!

When Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the third time last January in Zurich, I had planned to write something about him but I was entangled with a deadline and by the time I tried to release my post, it had been overshadowed…

One Game At a Time!

There are just about eight games left in the English Premier League and the quarter-finals for the UEFA Champions Europe have been fixed—everything is now racing towards the climax of the season. While some leagues are almost a done deal for…