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SPORTS

Ex-Eaglets coach exposes 25-year secret on why Nigeria failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA U-20 WC

Former Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets coach, Fanny Amun has revealed the reason the Nigeria U-20 squad failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Qatar. Nigeria was tagged as one of the favourites to win the tournament because of the achievement and performance of the Golden Eaglets at the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Japan. Despite all the expectations, the Flying Eagles failed to progress to the tournament with Cameroon and Burundi representing Africa. Fanny Amun who was in charge of the Golden

  1 year ago ago
Ex-Eaglets coach exposes 25-year secret on why Nigeria failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA U-20 WC

SPORTS

Samuel Chukwueze Drags Rufai, Amun, Salisu, Others To Umuahia

By Femi Fasetire Former Super Eagles’ stars, Peter (The Rock) Rufai and Uche (Gentle Giant) Okehukwu will this Wednesday be in Umuahia, Abia State, alongside ex-Golden Eaglets’ coach, Fanny Amun and Super Eagles’ assistant gaffer, Salisu Yusuf for the seventh year anniversary of the youth club that produced Villarreal of Spain winger, Samuel Chukwueze. Rufai, Okechukwu, Amun and Salisu will return to their various bases with special award plaques and certificates from the team, Diamond Football Acade

  2 years ago ago
Samuel Chukwueze Drags Rufai, Amun, Salisu, Others To Umuahia

SOCIETY NEWS

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu And Honourable Solomon Dalung Shut Down Nnewi

History was made in Nnewi on the 30th of November 2019, when the first ever Sports Colloquium in Nigeria, the Thanos' Sports Colloquium, took place at the Martina Plaza, Nnewi.  This year's edition tagged 'A Model For Sports Development in Nigeria' featured heavyweights in the Sports industry like Sen Dr Ifeanyi Ubah (biggest Sports investor in Nigeria and President of FC Ifeanyi Ubah) as the Chairman of the occasion, Hon Barr Solomon Dalung (the former Minister of Youth and Sports Development) as the keyn

  2 years ago ago
Senator  Ifeanyi Ubah Ambassador  Bianca Ojukwu And Honourable Solomon Dalung Shut Down Nnewi

RELIGION

Satguru Maharaj Ji Resurrects! Warns Sunday Dare, Makes Case For Kanu, Okocha (Exclusive)

I did not see exotic cars parked outside the gates of his International Headquarters in Iju Ishaga, Lagos State. No faces of the usual society's celebrated social movers and political shakers. Satguru Maharaj Ji, the self proclaimed divine Messiahs who consistently visit this world to save mankind has declared that Europeans do not have the divine grace to lead Nigeria's Super Eagles to glory.  The fearful being who most journalists avoids like a plague said, "when coach Fanny Amun asked for my divine supp

  2 years ago ago
Satguru Maharaj Ji Resurrects! Warns Sunday Dare, Makes Case For Kanu, Okocha (Exclusive)

LIFESTYLE

Chukwueze’s Youth Club Add ‘Mr Football’ To Awards’ Honours List

By Femi Fasetire Renowned soccer columnist and administrator, Ejikeme Ikwunze (aka Mr Football) has been added to the list of recipients of awards at the forthcoming seventh year anniversary of Diamond Football Academy of Umuahia, Abia State, the youth team that produced Villarreal of Spain winger, Samuel Chukwueze. The ceremony, which is billed for Wednesday, December 11 at Diamond Football Academy Stadium in Ludo area of Umuahia, will also see honours go out to two ex-internationals, Peter Rufai (The Rock

  2 years ago ago
Chukwueze’s Youth Club Add ‘Mr Football’ To Awards’ Honours List

SPORTS

Top 8 Best Nigerian-Born Managers Of All Time

In Africa, Nigeria is known as a hotbed for football and has produced some truly great players. But what about its managers? Ademetan Abayomi looks at the 8 best Nigerian-born managers of all time. 8. Festus Onigbinde The Octogenarian has travelled far and wide as a coach.  Coach Onigbinde took up the mantle in Nigeria's silver medal run at Cote d'ivoire 1984 African Cup of Nations. He was also the coach at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan, where Nigeria were bundled out in the first round. He has se

  2 years ago ago
Top 8 Best Nigerian-Born Managers Of All Time