IN THE ABUNDANCE OF CASH, THE GAME PERISHES

The major leagues are over, and the clubs are taking stock of their performances in the just concluded season. For me as a fan, it has been a tumultuous season for me. Liverpool's qualification for the UEFA Champions League playoffs is like scoring 50% on the final day of the

Henry Onyekuru to Arsenal: The Pros and Cons

The rumors have been flying for quite some days now but it eventually took flesh when according to Sky Sources, Arsenal have agreed a 6.8 million Pounds deal with Belgian club KAS Eupen for kid sensation Henry Onyekuru with personal terms yet to be reached. The 19 year old who

ON AFRICA’S ‘9.5’ SLOTS AT THE 2026 WORLD CUP

So what has been making the rounds since the start of the year following FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s proposal to extend the most glamorous football tourney became reality this week. The FIFA council during a meeting in Bahrain this week ratified the decision expanding the allocation for teams from 32

THE NPFL MUST REMAIN ON TV & THIS IS WHY

A couple of days ago, news broke on various online media and twitter handles that South African Television giants Super-sports who were the official broadcast partners of the National Professional Football League were on the verge of pulling out from their coverage of the Nation’s top flight league. What began

Halftimeng Alternate PFA 2016/17 Best Eleven

As always, when the end of the season nears; award and selection fever grips the entire Football fan base; of course we are never able to agree on a selection or awardee that makes everyone happy; it is the nature of us as humans to agree to disagree. Yesterday, The

The Nigerian Professional Football Club: From a Political Tool to Publicly Traded Companies; the Pros and Cons.

Growing up in the eighties; the Nigerian League football landscape was controlled and dominated by privately owned clubs run by billionaire individuals or private companies; clubs like  Abiola Babes, Leventis United, Iwuanyanwu Nationale, Stationery Stores; just to mention a few. Interestingly, most of the clubs mentioned above have gone extinct

Who has got the Lungs?

A quick look at the Premier League table will tell you that this is the closest and tightest top four race; since finishing between second and fourth became a thing of importance and as the saying goes it is a marathon not a sprint; however we are approaching the home

Who takes the Catalan Hot-seat?

Surprised? No I wasn't; I saw it coming just like i saw it in Pep's eyes prior to his sabatical. The criticisms after the PSG game were immense; enough to make a grown man cry; but like they say this is Football, anything can happen (I can't believe I just