Having a family brings a lot of good tidings in life. It depicts the sense of responsibility and focusing on the union being blessed with children. Marriage is a union of man and woman as husband and wife. They go through relationship and then formalise their association.
The Nigeria Super Eagles are one of Africa's best national teams.Nigerian national football teams have been competitive in international competition over the Years.They also won several African Cups of Nations.In this article, you will see 11 of Nigeria's best players of all-time.
Whenever a poll for the most talented Footballers in the world is made, one of the most recurring names that always comes up is that of Lionel Messi.That shows how good he is in the game of soccer.
Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha has unveiled the new match ball for the 2021/22 German Bundesliga season which kicks of on August 13. A photo of himself holding the match ball which he posted on social media platform, Instagram generated lots of reactions from fans of the African legend.
Some families are blessed with football talent, these set of people make names and have fans who follow their exploits. Siblings carve a niche for themselves at the highest level. It's not a new thing in football. Names like Jerome Baoteng, Dede Ayew, Jordan Ayew, Prince Baoteng, Altintop brothers and a host of others readily comes to mind.
Nigerian football fans have reacted after 2023 president candidate and Kogi State Governor Yaya Bello host former Super Eagles players at Confluence Stadium in Lokoja.The 45-year-old Okene-Eba born politician is eyeing the 2023 Presidency on the platform of the ruling party All Progressives Congress.
World football governing body, FIFA recently named Austin Okocha and Emmanuel Amuneke as members of a technical advisory group that will consult for FIFA on the future of men's football according to The Sun. The technical body which is headed by former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has other legendary African players like Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure as members .
Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha spent only four years in the English Premier League but his legacy remains as fresh as an early morning palm wine. The Nigerian midfielder known for his exuberant skills is still remembered many years after he left England for the way he used his talents to make lovers of the game happy. The former Super Eagles captain is in the news for all the right reasons as he has again be named in an exclusive 7-man list of the best free transfers to grace the English game. According to The Sun
They say " if you can't beat them, join them", but at the moment there seems to be no way he could beat them. That at least was the conclusion drawn by football pundits in the UK after the final whistle went in Everton's 1-0 home loss to West Ham last weekend.
Nigerians in the past years have made their mark in England playing in the English Premier League.From the days of Efan Ekoku to Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Okocha and even Yakubu Aiyegbeni, you have to give it to Nigerians for doing the Green and White colours of Nigeria proud in England.
Some 'Super Eagles' legends recently had a reunion at the Government House in Lokoja, Kogi state.The legends visited Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi state who was happy to see the former players.
Alex Iwobi's father, Chuka Iwobi, has revealed that he had a face-to-face discussion with the young Hale End Academy player before committing his future to the Nigerian national team. Prior to his invitation to the Nigeria U23 training camp in 2015, the former Arsenal striker was an international player for England, where he grew up, playing for the Young Lions at the U16, U17 and U18 levels.
5. He was an entertainer Scoring goals is the prime objective football, much like earning money is the main objective for many in life. However, for Austin Okocha, happiness was much more important than just scoring goals and winning a game.To him, playing the way that he loves to was always the prime focus.
1. Oldest Player To Score At The World Cup: Roger Milla scored Cameroon's only goal in their 6-1 defeat to Russia at the 1994 world cup, becoming the oldest player to score in football's biggest tournament. He was 42 years old at that time- and till date, no player has equaled his record.
Kelechi Iheanacho has named four of his best African players that starred in the premier league. The Leicester City forward is currently one of the most in-form players in Europe, scoring 14 goals in his last 14 matches, including the goal during the 2-1 defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.
The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) has churned out players who have gone outside Nigerian shores to excel.The players are too many to mention.Popular among them are Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Okocha, Rashidi Yekini, etc.In this article, I am going to list players that emerged as top scorers in the NPFL and went ahead to reprise the same action in the foreign league.
Finidi George, an Ajax star who played 62 games for Nigeria's Super Eagles, has denied receiving a three-bedroom flat announced by the Federal Government. The Federal Government recently stated that all of the Super Eagles players who competed in the 1994 African Cup of Nations, including Finidi George, will receive compensation.
Nigerian football fans and soccer lovers have been ecstatic after learning that super eagles star, "Senior Man" Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City had been named as the March English premier league player of the month.
Former Nigerian International and Ex Bolton Wanderers playmaker, Augustine Azuka Okochas feels it's time to move on for the 28 year old Liverpool Striker.
The English Premier league is arguably the best league in world football, because of strict competition amongst the clubs, The fans, And the media coverage they have.