Category: Football

Focus on Nigerian Football


The tantrums of Yaya Toure!

The 2015 Glo/CAF awards have come and gone but the memory that lingers most is that of Cote D’Ivoire’s Yaya Toure, Africa’s most successful and probably most decorated football player, whining and weeping over not been awarded Africa’s best player...

Analysis, Football

The fall of Jose Mourinho!

Only three weeks ago, I warned fans and friends of Chelsea FC about a looming catastrophe. I also advised that their revered manager, Jose Mourinho, should publicly apologise to Dr Eva Caneiro, the young, innocent female medical doctor that he...


Nigeria versus Swaziland – matters arising!

It was an unbelievable sight. Early this week, the Adokie Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, erupted in an orgy of celebration immediately after the second-leg match between Nigeria and Swaziland. Nigeria won 2-0. The picture remains etched on my mind...


Arsene Wenger – time to go!

After FC Barcelona, my next favourite club is Arsenal FC. The reasons are simple – they import players from all over the world, and they try to play FC Barcelona brand of football. Applying that philosophy Arsenal FC has become...