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Jidonu Mauyon

Nothing compares with the thrill of watching soccer unless it is writing about the beautiful game. If you are an avid soccer fan, you might have heard about this young and inspiring writer who is intensifying the passion in football lovers across the globe, with his interesting stories and amazing analyses.

Jidonu Mauyon is a Sports Journalist and a football freak from Lagos, Nigeria. He loves to write about everything that happens within the four corners of the soccer pitch as well as relevant stories from outside it. He started his writing career in 2015 and he has moved forward to contribute lots of pieces on the web - becoming a regular author in many of the top Football Platforms - including the likes of Sportainment, Sportskeeda, CubeSoccer and of course, IRAIW.

He covers a lot of topics relating to the English Premier League, the La Liga, Seria A, Bundesliga and the Ligue 1. He is also a great follower of FC Barcelona and a die-hard Lionel Messi fan. You can contact him on Facebook and Twitter.


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Features
Why Antoine Griezmann and FC Barcelona may not be perfect for each other
12:00 Tuesday 21st May 2019

Whether it's now famous or infamous, Antoine Griezmann's viral documentary La Decision, which he released last summer to reveal his future plans amidst rumours of a move to Barcelona, has drawn both good and bad…

Europa League
Why Arsenal are favourites to win the Europa League
12:00 Thursday 16th May 2019

It is England's moment. The Premier League has conquered Europe. For the first time in history, all the finalists for both the Champions and Europa League have emerged from the same country. Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea, and Arsenal all…

Features
Barca, PSG both lost in Europe
17:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

A tournament of surprises, defiance, disbelief, and uncertainties, that is the best way to describe this season's Champions League. Once again, the competition lived up to its billing, validating its status as Europe's top…

Features
Can PSG keep their star players without Champions League success?
14:36 Monday 6th May 2019

'Real Madrid put PSG in their place'. The headline appeared in Spanish newspaper Marca after Los Blancos dispatched Paris Saint Germain 5-2 on aggregate during the Champions League quarterfinals last season. It wasn't the first…

Features
Why Lionel Messi already deserves the Ballon d'Or
17:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

It's the business end of the season. Clubs are poised for trophies. Top players are set to be recognised for excellent campaigns. Although the Champions League hangs in the balance, it's self-evident that Lionel Messi deserves a sixth…

Champions League
Barcelona can't assume the road is open after the Champions League quarter-final
09:00 Friday 26th April 2019

It's a well-known fact that the Champions League represents the pinnacle of European club football and it offers no surprise to see giant clubs going head-to-head in their bids to claim the continental crown every season. As usual, the…

Features
Will Lionel Messi finally achieve success with Argentina?
17:00 Tuesday 26th March 2019

The world opened its doors when a 17-year-old named Lionel Messi led Argentina to the 2005 U20 World Cup in the Netherlands. He tasted international glory once again with the U23s at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Then the doors closed.…

Features
Europa League critical to Chelsea, Sarri
17:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Once Roman Abramovich purchased the club, Chelsea grew into a European force. Jose Mourinho and other great managers lived under the pressure to deliver every season. The Russian's vast resources and insatiable interest dominated the…

Features
Ousmane Dembele and Vinicius Junior: the next Messi and Ronaldo?
08:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

 The rate at which young talents make names for themselves in Europe eclipses recent eras. Elite clubs continue to invest heavily in young prospects. Barcelona's reputation for doing so reaches back more than a decade to Lionel Messi,…

Features
Can Cristiano Ronaldo inspire Juventus past Atletico Madrid?
09:00 Friday 1st March 2019

When it comes to rating the most impressive football clubs on the continent, Juventus can’t be ignored. The Bianconeri sit atop Serie A with 69 points from 25 games. They are well on track to claim their eighth consecutive Scudetto, having…

Features
Who is behind Marcus Rashford's rise this year?
08:00 Wednesday 27th February 2019

The 2018/2019 Premier League campaign underwent a momentum shift following the New Year. Defending champions Manchester City found a way to overcome their recent struggles and returned to the title race. Even so, Liverpool continue to…

Features
Is Luis Suarez showing his age in the Champions League?
09:00 Saturday 23rd February 2019

The Champions League Round of 16 first legs concluded last week. Ten-man Manchester City survived a huge scare to snatch a vital 3-2 victory over Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04. Atletico Madrid rode a second-half surge to a 2-0 victory…

Features
It is time for Gareth Bale to step up at Real Madrid?
15:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

Nothing lasts forever. This is a statement that has always had paramount effects in the human world. Not even the perfect-looking marriage between Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and his former club, Real Madrid was able to overcome…

Features
Can Real Madrid win a fourth consecutive Champions League?
08:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

How can you discuss the Champions League favourites without mentioning the holders for the past three years? Zinedine Zidane may be gone. So too Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, you simply cannot discount Real Madrid until someone knocks…

Features
What can Maurizio Sarri take from Pep Guardiola's schooling?
09:00 Friday 15th February 2019

Antonio Conte's dismissal followed by former Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri's appointment last summer supposedly heralded a new era at Stamford Bridge. After making a name for himself playing brilliant, attractive football in the…