OPINION: Pure Robbery in African Boxing: Investigation Needed to Preserve Integrity

This is pure robbery and it should be investigated before the Ghana Boxing Authority brings African boxing into disrepute. About two months ago, Ibadan-based boxer Rasheed Idowu, popularly known as “ID Buster,” destroyed his Ghanaian counterpart Bastie Samie in a UBO African Light Heavyweight challenge. After dominating the fight for two rounds and sending Bastie…

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Debunking the Myth: Yeye Modupeola Adeleke-Sanni’s Alleged Influence on Osun State Governance

By Isaac Sanyaolu In the realm of Osun State politics, a narrative has emerged, claiming that Yeye Modupeola Adeleke-Sanni, the sister of Executive Governor Senator Ademola Adeleke, holds undue influence over state affairs. Detractors, particularly from a key opposition party, have painted a picture of her as the puppet master behind the governor’s decisions. However,…

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Pure Talent: In Fatai Abdullahi, Rivers United have a player who can be compared to Tottenham’s Yves Bissouma

There’s a lot of similarities between Rivers United midfielder Fatai Abdullahi and Yves Bissouma of Tottenham Hotspur. Rivers United secured Abdullahi’s services from Enyimba Int’l Football Club during the last transfer window after his standout performance that helped Enyimba clinch the league title. Despite being six years younger than Bissouma, Rivers United is hopeful that…

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CAF B License

Opinion: NPFL’s CAF B License Requirement – A Step Toward a Brighter Future

NPFL’s CAF B License Requirement The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) recently made headlines with its decision to mandate all Head Coaches to possess the Confederation of African Football (CAF) B Licence. This bold move by the league’s Chief Operating Officer, Davidson Owumi, has ignited discussions across the football landscape, and in my opinion, it…

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Nigerian Referees

Exclusion of Nigerian Referees from AFCON 2024: Urgent Need for Self-Examination and Transformation

The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious football tournaments on the continent, attracting the finest talents from across Africa. However, for the second consecutive edition, Nigeria finds itself without representation among the selected referees for the upcoming 2024 AFCON in Cote d’Ivoire. This omission has sparked concern and raised…

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Enyimba and Remo

OPINION: Exploring the Reasons Behind Enyimba and Remo Stars’ CAF Champions League Exit

The recent exits of Enyimba Football Club and Remo Stars Football Club from the CAF Champions League have left football enthusiasts pondering the recurring struggles of Nigerian club sides in continental competitions. As football enthusiasts continue to debate these early exits, it becomes evident that multiple factors have contributed to their unfortunate fate. In this…

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Augustine Eguavoen

Questioning the Wisdom Behind Rumored Return of Augustine Eguavoen: Nigeria Football Federation’s Misstep

If the rumors are true, then the recent decision by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to reappoint Augustine Eguavoen as the temporary head coach of the Men’s senior national team, the Super Eagles, has sparked considerable debate and skepticism. While some might argue in favor of his return, the majority view this move as a…

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Osogbo Township Stadium,

Osogbo Township Stadium: A Race Against Time for Upgrades Before the Nigerian National League Kicks Off

Sports have always played a significant role in shaping a society, fostering unity, and developing talents. In Osogbo, Osun State, football enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting the Nigerian National League (NNL), which is just a few weeks away. However, their excitement is dampened by the deplorable state of the Osogbo Township Stadium, the designated host…

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Prince Kola Adewusi Osun State Commissioner of Sports

Appointment of Prince Kola Adewusi as Osun State Commissioner of Sports to Tackle Corruption

Introduction In a move reminiscent of former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to personally oversee the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has appointed his deputy, Prince Kola Adewusi, as the commissioner of sports. This decision aims to tackle the pervasive corruption and shady dealings that have plagued the sports sector…

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Nigeria National Under-23

Open Letter to NFF President Mr. Ibrahim Musa Gusau Regarding Lack of Nigeria National Under-23 Team’s Participation in the Olympics

Mr. Ibrahim Musa Gusau President Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Head Quarter: Plot 2033, Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Wuse Zone 7, Abuja FCT Nigeria. Concerns Regarding Lack of Nigeria National Under-23 Team’s Participation in the Olympics Dear Mr. Ibrahim Musa Gusau, I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. I am writing to…

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