Birthdays are one of the most memorable days in the life of every individual. We mark that day, celebrating and thanking our maker for our arrival into the world. Many persons celebrate their birthdays in different ways. Some throw a large party with friends and families, some with colleagues, while some prefer to keep it light and simple. As for Nigerian football legend and former African Best Player of the Year Nwankwo Kanu, his birthday celebration of 2020 took a more generous and classy style. On the 1st
Jay Jay Austin Okocha, is notable among the clubs he played for,because of his skills in football.Some of the clubs are, PSG, Bolton and Frankfurt.According to FIFA, he played 73 games for Nigeria, scoring 17 goals.
Brazil defeats Spain 2-1 to win a back-to-back Olympics Gold medal. Brazil and Spain have been the two top-performing clubs in the Men's Olympic Football competition but it was Brazil who edged out Spain to clinch their second Olympic Football Gold medal in Tokyo. Matheus Cunha scored the first of the game in the 47th minute after Dani Alves provided him with an assist.
The head of Wladimir Klitschko ’s training team has attributed his 2017 defeat at the hands of Anthony Joshua to a tactical misunderstanding. After that defeat, Klitschko’s boxing legacy came to an end at the Wembley Stadium in London, but at some point in the fight it did look like Joshua was about to taste defeat for the first time in his professional career. The 2012 Olympic Gold medalist had knocked down his experienced foe in the fifth round, but his confidence took a huge hit when he tumbled to th
When we talk about the game of football, many believe Brazil is far ahead of many big teams in the world. The Samba Boys most football fans will agree are not mates with Nigeria in any way you look at it. However, as fate will have it, there are some feats in football which Nigeria surprisingly achieved ahead of Brazil.
Richarlison is the highest goal scorer of the Men's Olympic Football Tournament ahead of France International- Gignac.He has been in incredible form since the start of the tournament, scoring in almost all their games except the 0-0 stalemate against Cote d'Ivoire. Richarlison scored one of the fastest hat tricks in the history of the competition and also became the first player ever in the history of the Premier League to score a hat trick in the tournament.
Of course these skillful players were good goal poachers as well but the emphasis is on skills; the ability to dribble, give passes with precision, sway the body in a way that leaves opponent chasing shadows and all manner of ‘football sense.’Having made this clear, I guess you can’t wait to see who qualified into my honorary faculty of opinion. 1. Augustine Azuka Okocha (Nigeria) When it comes to pure talent and trickery, no one comes close to Jay-Jay, so good he was named twice. He could dribble an entire
The goals have already started pouring in as the excitement which comes with the football event at every Olympics is currently being served in Tokyo. Sadly, Nigeria for the umpteenth time is not respected in football even though the country is taking part in 10 different sports in Tokyo
Usain Bolt and girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcome their first child together, toady as a girl Former Jamaican sprinter the world fastest man, Usain Bolt and his beautiful girlfriend Kasi Bennett as they welcome their first child, a baby girl. The 8 time Olympic Gold medal is yet to react the news to the world, but the Jamaican prime minister Andrew Holness has announced the new intake of the couple's child on Monday night. Holness tweeted: "Congratulations to the most gold medalist and our sprint legend Usai
As we all know, Filipino weightlifter, Hidilyn Diaz made history today, May 26, 2021, as she became the first athlete to win an Olympic Gold medal for the Philippines. Hidilyn Diaz achieved her dreams today by beating world record holder Liao Qiuyun of China in the women's 55kg weight class at the Tokyo International Forum.
Kurt Angle spoke about his rookie year in the WWE during the most recent episode of 'The Kurt Angle Show' on AdFreeShows.com.
Muhammed Ali was one of the greatest sportspersons ever. He was an Olympic Gold medalist. In August 1970, the City of Atlanta granted him a license and in October 1974 he took part in arguably the most famous boxing match of all time, "The Rumble in the Jungle" in Zaire. During the fight. Ali knocked out previously undefeated world heavyweight champion George Foreman just before the end of the eight round to regain the world title. Mohammed Ali's fight regularly drew record audiences. For instance, an estim
An ex-Super Eagles of Nigeria forward have revealed the only regret he have in life. The ex- Nigeria forward made this known today via his twitter handle. The Akwa United FC Head Coach tweeted; "I played in all the qualifiers for '96' Olympic except the last games because of car accident injuries. I didn't recover on time to make the squad to Atlanta and that ruled me out of having an Olympic Gold Medal around my neck. That's my biggest regret ever. I thank God for life though."Kennedy Boboye played profess
Former Minister of Youth and Sports Development has strike again while eulogising late Fashikun Olajide. This time he took swipe at both Olympic Gold medalist, Mrs Mary Onyali for not issuing him a receipt when he paid the sum of N800,000 while he accused the Ministry of sports for hijacking the "Adopt an Athlete" initiative without giving due credit to the late Fashikun. In his post "You (Fashikun Olajide) were not only a sports journalist but a passionate lover of sports. You initiated the “Ad
Manchester United have confirmed the signing of World Cup winner, Tobin Heath on a one-year deal. The USA international, joins Manchester United on a contract that spans till the climax of the 2020/2021 season. Heath has spent the past seven seasons with National Women's Soccer League side, Portland Thorns. She also played in France for Paris Saint Germain in 2013 and 2014. The 32 years old winger has been capped by the USA national team 168 times, winning 2 World Cups and 2 Olympic Gold medal in the process.
This year marks a special year in the life of Olympic Gold medalist; Chioma Ajunwa.It marks the 25th anniversary of her Olympic gold-winning in the year 1996 Chioma Ajunwa, now Dr. Chioma Ajunwa-Opara (ACP), is a former Nigerian long jump specialist.She gained notoriety as the first Nigerian competitor to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Fastest human in world history, Usain Bolt has finally revealed the name and first pictures of his baby daughter since her birth. The 33 year old retired Jamaican sprint star took to his Twitter handle to celebrate the 33rd year birthday of his partner Kasi Barnett. Bolt also took the opportunity to reveal the name of his daughter and her pictures to his 4.9 Million Twitter followers. The 100m,200m and 4x100m world record holder and 8-time Olympic Gold medalist Bolt disclosed that the baby's name is “Olympia
Jamaican born Olympic Gold medalist Usain Bolt has taken to Twitter to share lovely images of his girlfriend as she turned a year older and also his new born baby girl. Bolt's partner, Kasi Bennett turned 30 on Tuesday 7th July 2020, while their daughter—Olympia Lightning Bolt. Lovely name isn't it? It is said that the couple have been together for six years now. The 33-year-old proud dad posted a picture of his daughter on Twitter with a caption that signified her name. Baby Olympia was born on May 17th 2020,
This article will show beautiful pictures of the Olympic Gold medalist, it will explain some of the things you should know about her . Chioma Ajunwa is from Ahiazu Mbaise in Imo state, she is the first black woman to win an Olympic Gold medal . Chioma Ajunwa attended her primary and secondary education in Ahiazu Mbaise, Imo state .
, The former WWE Champion and current AEW wrestler tagged the Olympic Gold medallist in a post celebrating his son Ash's victory in a wrestling competition. Chris Jericho was clearly paying Kurt Angle the ultimate compliment with the post. Angle, who was a legitimate Olympic athlete as well as a WWE superstar, was one of the most respected wrestlers in the Unites States after his iconic 1996 Olympic victory in Atlanta, Georgia. As his famous catchphrase tells us, Angle won the Gold medal with a "broken freakin