Author Archives: Ebube

PREVIEW TO NIGERIA’S SQUAD AHEAD OF AFCON 2019

Nigeria makes a re turn to Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after 4 years of being absent from the tournament. Instability in coaching crew was a major factor in Nigeria missing out from AFCON in 4 years. Grenot Rohr ever since his appointment have so far managed to steady Nigeria’s national team, having been able to qualify for both World Cup and Cup of Nations with a game in hand in each qualifier, it’s safe to assume the German tactician is a better upgrade to various gaffers who managed the National Team during those barren four years.

NPFL 18: Ending the league at GW 24; possible menaceful quagmire for the future

The Nigerian Professional Football League ended after 24 games with Lobi Stars who were table toppers as at then declared champions of the 2017/2018 season. The news shocked the media and fans of the local league, it would be recalled the league was on break till after 2018 World Cup in Russia and after the conclusion of the tourney fans were expecting the league to kick off from where it stopped.

Nigerian Defender Sets Premier League record

The German born Nigerian defender scored his maiden goal for English Club Brighton and Hove Albion to help set a victory against local rivals Crystal Palace in an entertaining derby match.

Leon was introduced into the game after fellow defender Shane Duffy got his matching orders for an off the ball incidence late in the first half and was quick to find the back of the net following a stray ball from Brighton’s corner.