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PILLARS WILL WIN AFRICAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

All things being equal, Kano Pillars Football Club, representative club in this African Champions League for Nigeria, will win the trophy for the country.  Read More »

FLYING EAGLES OF OUR HEARTS

By Pat Muo learly, we are proud of these boys the Flying Eagles.  Again, Nigerians can beat their chests and chorus: “we have a good team.” Read More »

GOLDEN EAGLETS QUALIFY FOR CHILE’ 2015

By Pat Muo Although the Golden Eaglets crashed out of the Under  17 CAF soccer championships concluded at the weekend, Nigeria still qualified for the FIFA Under -17 world cup tournament billed for Chile later in the year. Read More »

COTE D’ IVOIRE, WORTHY CHAMPIONS OF AFRICA

Cote d’Ivoire! They crept from the back like the millipede.  Slowly, harmlessly and rarely noticed, the boys ascended the African Cup of nations’ ladder.  Suddenly, they entered the big arena- the grand finale! And once there, the Elephants, as their countryman chose to call them, were unstoppable. Read More »

ANOTHER DISASTER LOOMS FOR NIGERIAN FOOTBALL

By PAT MUO nother cloud of disaster is gathering over the future of Nigerian football and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is deeply snoring! Read More »

ALL HAIL THE AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS!

By Pat Muo Equatorial Guinea is agog this weekend as the best of African football comes on display courtesy of the African cup of Nations tournament which kicks off in that country. Read More »

THE NATIONS’ CUP AFRICA’S BIGGEST SHOWPIECE HERALDS 2015

By Pat Muo The African Cup of Nations tournament, undoubtedly; the biggest soccer showpiece on the African continent, will herald the beginning of 2015 with the attention of the entire football world focussed on Equatorial Guinea, where the competition takes off the ground this January. Read More »

AVRAM GRANT AS GHANA’S TECHNICAL ADVISER

59- year old Avram Grant did sign a  27  month deal last week to thinker the Black Stars of Ghana to football glory, beginning with the forthcoming African Cup of Nations tournament in Equatorial Guinea next January. Read More »

OUR RECKLESSNESS COST US THAT NATIONS CUP TICKET

One of the grievous mistakes of those who administer our football here is arrant recklessness. In the past five elections into the executive board of the Nigeria Football Federation, this had conspicuously manifested. The very last exercise was not just a disgrace but a misnomer! Read More »

THE MAGNIFICENT UYO STADIUM

It was 3:37 pm when the three presidents arrived.  The entire arena was agog with music and dancing. The citizens of Akwa Ibom were in joyous mood.  In no time, a sports edifice, constructed with their own funds, would be connected to world sports for international use. Read More »

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