MYSTERY OF TIJANI BABANGIDA’S GOAL AT FRANCE ‘98
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MYSTERY OF TIJANI BABANGIDA’S GOAL AT FRANCE ‘98

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Tijani Babangida scored just one goal at the World Cup. It was…

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IT’S 92 YEARS TODAY SINCE FIFA WORLD CUP WAS PROPOSED
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IT’S 92 YEARS TODAY SINCE FIFA WORLD CUP WAS PROPOSED

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. What has become the most captivating single-sport event was born on this…

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US WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STAR, MEGAN RAPINOE EYES BECOMING US PRESIDENT
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US WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STAR, MEGAN RAPINOE EYES BECOMING US PRESIDENT

Women’s World Cup star Megan Rapinoe, long an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, says…

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TODAY IS SAMUEL OKWARAJI’S 56TH POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY
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TODAY IS SAMUEL OKWARAJI’S 56TH POSTHUMOUS BIRTHDAY

If Samuel Okwaraji, the fallen Nigeria midfield footballer were alive, he would have been 56…

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FIFA TO SELECT HOST FOR 2023 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP NEXT MONTH
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FIFA TO SELECT HOST FOR 2023 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP NEXT MONTH

EX-NIGERIA ATTACKER CHINEDU OBASI IN 2014 WORLD CUP BRIBE CLAIM
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EX-NIGERIA ATTACKER CHINEDU OBASI IN 2014 WORLD CUP BRIBE CLAIM

Former Nigeria striker Chinedu Obasi alleged on Sunday (May 10) he was asked to pay…

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US WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STAR ALEX MORGAN WELCOMES DAUGHTER
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US WOMEN’S WORLD CUP STAR ALEX MORGAN WELCOMES DAUGHTER

Two-time women’s World Cup winner Alex Morgan and husband Servando Carrasco have welcomed a new…

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CHANGE OF RULES: TEAMS CAN FIELD FIVE SUBSTITUTES DURING POST-VIRUS FIXTURE BACKLOG
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CHANGE OF RULES: TEAMS CAN FIELD FIVE SUBSTITUTES DURING POST-VIRUS FIXTURE BACKLOG

Football teams will be allowed to use five substitutes when play resumes after the coronavirus…

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: SUPER EAGLES BEGIN 52-YEAR UNBEATEN RUN WITH KENYA
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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: SUPER EAGLES BEGIN 52-YEAR UNBEATEN RUN WITH KENYA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It may well known that Kenya national football team has in 52…

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WORLD CUP RECORD SCORER MIROSLAV KLOSE JOINS BAYERN AS ASSISTANT COACH
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WORLD CUP RECORD SCORER MIROSLAV KLOSE JOINS BAYERN AS ASSISTANT COACH

Miroslav Klose, who holds the record for the most goals scored at men’s football World…

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CONCACAF CHIEF EYES WORLD CUP QUALIFYING OVERHAUL
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CONCACAF CHIEF EYES WORLD CUP QUALIFYING OVERHAUL

Concacaf chief Victor Montagliani said on Wednesday (May 6) the disruption caused by the coronavirus…

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‘FROM SWEDEN TO SWEDEN’ HIGHLIGHTS TARIBO WEST’S SUPER EAGLES’ CAREER
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‘FROM SWEDEN TO SWEDEN’ HIGHLIGHTS TARIBO WEST’S SUPER EAGLES’ CAREER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Sweden will be a recurring decimal when the saga of Nigeria’s former…

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RASHIDI YEKINI WAS THE ULTIMATE GOAL-KING, SAYS MUTIU ADEPOJU
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RASHIDI YEKINI WAS THE ULTIMATE GOAL-KING, SAYS MUTIU ADEPOJU

Former Super Eagles utility player and ex-Real Madrid star, Mutiu Adepoju, on Monday paid an…

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AMAZING! NWANKWO KANU IN SWEDISH CONNECTION
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AMAZING! NWANKWO KANU IN SWEDISH CONNECTION

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It is 26 years today (5 May) that African football legend, Nwankwo…

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‘GOALS FATHER’, RASHIDI YEKINI: EIGHT YEARS AFTER
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‘GOALS FATHER’, RASHIDI YEKINI: EIGHT YEARS AFTER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is eight years today since Nigeria’s all-time top scorer, Rashidi Yekini…

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CLEMENS WESTERHOF AND PETER RUFAI MEND FENCES
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CLEMENS WESTERHOF AND PETER RUFAI MEND FENCES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Peter Rufai was not in the good books of…

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PLAYERS’ MUTINY GREETED WESTERHOF’S DEBUT WITH SUPER EAGLES
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PLAYERS’ MUTINY GREETED WESTERHOF’S DEBUT WITH SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. There was a rebellion in camp on the day Clemens Westerhof was…

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EX-SUPER EAGLES’ MANAGER, CLEMENS WESTERHOF CLOCKS 80
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EX-SUPER EAGLES’ MANAGER, CLEMENS WESTERHOF CLOCKS 80

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Super Eagles’ most successful coach, Clemens Westerhof is 80 years old today…

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FLASHBACK: SIASIA’S BIG MISS AS AUSTIN OKOCHA DEBUTS FOR SUPER EAGLES
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FLASHBACK: SIASIA’S BIG MISS AS AUSTIN OKOCHA DEBUTS FOR SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It is 27 years today that maverick midfielder, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha…

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US WOMEN SOCCER TEAM LOSES ‘EQUAL RIGHT’ WAR
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US WOMEN SOCCER TEAM LOSES ‘EQUAL RIGHT’ WAR

The US women’s football team’s claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court on…

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ROHR: ‘I ACCEPT WAGE CUT TO CONTINUE WITH SUPER EAGLES BECAUSE MY MISSION IN NIGERIA IS NOT FINISHED YET’
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ROHR: ‘I ACCEPT WAGE CUT TO CONTINUE WITH SUPER EAGLES BECAUSE MY MISSION IN NIGERIA IS NOT FINISHED YET’

All seems well in the Super Eagles as reports from American basic cable sports channel,…

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