Posts Tagged ‘Sports

Here is the list of Nigeria’s team to the Nations Cup in 2008: Goalkeepers: Austin Ejide (Bastia/FRA) Dele Aiyenugba (Bnei Yehuda/ISR) Vincent Enyeama (Hapoel Tel Aviv/ISR) Defenders: Rabiu Afolabi (Sochaux/FRA) Danny Shittu (Watford/ENG) Onyekachi Apam (OGC Nice/FRA) Obinna Nwaneri (FC Sion/SWI) Joseph Yobo (Everton/ENG) Ifeanyi Emeghara (Steaua Bucharest/ROM) Kingsley Udoh (Akwa United) Efe Ambrose (Kaduna […]

The U-23 was spectacular as they held on to play a draw with the Ghanian Black Meteors. That is despite the fact that 2 prominent players, Mikel Obi and Taiye Taiwo were missing and that Gyan Asamaoh was in the Ghanian team. We now have to win the next game against South Africa to ensure […]

The week in brief

In: News

11 Nov 2007

Not waiting for the new House of Rep Speaker to settle down, there was a new controversy over whether or not he participated in the NYSC. But on Thursday, he presented a copy. I dont know if this is real or not. We will wait and see. The President presented his 2008 Budget to the […]

Just 6 weeks after leading the Nigerian U-17 team to the U-17 World Cup, Coach Yemi Tella has died of lung cancer. He died on Saturday at LUTH. Farewelll, Coach Tella.

Nations Cup Draw

In: News

19 Oct 2007

Group A (Accra) Ghana Namibia Guinea Morocco Group B (Sekondi) Nigeria Benin Mali Ivory Coast Group C (Kumasi) Egypt Sudan Zambia Cameroon GROUP D (Tamale) Tunisia Angola South Africa Senegal

Samuel Peters beat Jameel McCline over the weekend to retain the world heavyweight title. He survived three knockdowns during the match. But after the 4th round he was on fire and went on to win the remaining 8 rounds and eventually the match. Below is a tribute in the Guardian Editorial to Samuel Peters. Samuel […]

Samuel Peter fights on Oct. 6

In: Uncategorized

4 Oct 2007

Samuel Peters faces Jameel McCline on October 6 in the world heavyweight fight. I wish him the best.

Samuel Okon Peter, a.k.a The Nigerian Nightmare, and the number 1 contender for the World Heavyweight crown has been temporarily named the world number 1. He was supposed to take on Kazakhstan-born, Maskaev for the heavyweight championship on October 6. But Maskaev suffered multiple hernia dislocation and will be out of action for at least […]

Video of U17 Finals

In: News

23 Sep 2007

Here is the video of the U-17 final between Nigeria and Spain

Kudos to the Falcons

In: News

21 Sep 2007

Although the Falcons did not go past the first round, they deserve a lot of commendation for their efforts. They were grouped with the first, third and fifth ranked nations in the competition. Despite that, they drew with Sweden and lost narrowly to North Korea and the US. Yet, they were treated shamefully by the […]

Coach Yemi Tella is a great proof that Nigerians, when provided with the adequate resources are extremely capable. After all the uproar over the appointment of Coach Tella, he has won the U-17 cup for Nigeria. The Nigerian team was the only team to win all their games scoring great goals and conceding just 3 […]

The glorious Golden Eaglets have won the U-17 competition. For those of you who have been reading this blog, you will know by now that I am a big fan of this team and that their progress has been monitored and reported continuously. The heroic keeper, Ajiboye saved the first 2 penalties and we have […]

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