27 years after emerging victorious at the FIFA U17 World Cup in Japan in 1993, the federal government is yet to fulfil the promise of scholarship and shares in an oil company to the members of the Golden Eaglets. Babayaro in a chat in a foremost WhatsApp group, NSM, revealed that out of all the promises made to the team, only the shares in the paint company and a cash amount of N50,000 was given to the squad. "As for the second, If my memory serves me well, Chief Ernest Shonekan mentioned N100,000 largesse
It is a very sad especially experience for one to go from grace to grass instead of from grass to grace...... It is not we something one would want to think about not to talk of something one wants to experience. A lot of people infact everyone hopes not to ever experience such downfall despite that a lot of people may still go through that due to some factors like, over trust in people, extravagant life, wasteful spending, lack of savings, unwise investments etc. When you trust people too much it will be very
Nigerian footballers are doing wonderfully well when it comes to international football. These players compete and share the pitch with other top stars around the world. It is now becoming usual to see top clubs in different league to go to the bank and secure mouth watering deal with the super eagles players, one of such powerful deal is that of the eagles player, Victor Osimhen. Presently, Osimhen is the most expensive Nigerian player and also the most expensive African player of all time (eclipsing Nicolas
Before i say anything, i will like to give a piece of advice to all my audience. Trust is something very expensive and should not be given to just anyone. Try not to trust anyone too much, to prevent what happened to Wilson Oruma. Some people will want to come up with questions on what could be have happened to Oruma while some are aware of it. Wilson Oruma was once a super eagle star, he led the Eaglets to glory in the FIFA U-17 World Cup at Japan `93. Oruma played for different club and was fortunate to
The former Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani has successfully joined the Austrian Bundesliga Champions Red Bull Salzburg in a 5-year contact deal. The Austrian Champions has announced the signing of the 18-year-old ex Eaglets Captain who plays as a defensive midfielder in Nigerian club Collins Edwin SC before joining the club. Samson Tijani has exhibited the quality he is made of by representing Nigeria in 17 appearances in the Under 17, with which he was able to make to the semifinals of the African Cup and round
Going from elegance to grass is one of the most agonizing thing that can transpire. Simple pondering it will compel the mouth to state: 'God Forbid' In as much as we preclude never to go from wealth to destitution, there are a few components in live that can lead individuals to that way. Absence of reserve funds, indiscreet spending, love for common things and confiding in individuals to an extreme. Trust? Indeed when you confide in individuals to an extreme, you can without much of a stretch get defrauded.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets’ preparations for January's Under-17 AFCON qualifiers in Benin Republic has put in shambles by the recent reports they have received. 40 of the 60 players who were being considered for the tournament have failed the compulsory MRI age test. According to reports, The coaching crew led by Fatai Amoo have seen their efforts go down the drain. The team has no other choice but to recruit new set of players for the competition. With barely 3 weeks to the tournament proper which commences