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Obiweluozo Martins

A passionate sports writer who looks around the world for football matches. I follow the major leagues in Europe and of course the Champions League. I'm also a lover of International football as well as watching the beautiful game from South America and Africa.

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Super Eagles showdown with Zambia for World Cup place
11:00 Saturday 7th October 2017

Nigeria's Super Eagles trade tackles with Zambia today to decide their respective World Cup fates. The Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo will be rocking. After breezing past fellow African giants Algeria and Cameroon in the so-called Group of Death,…

Three Leicester City players who could hurt Arsenal in their Premier League opener
16:00 Friday 11th August 2017

Arsene Wenger will be going into the fixture confident of picking the three points following their Community Shield win over Premier League champions Chelsea last weekend, but arguably Leicester City presents a tougher test due to the 'friendly'…

Will African giants Nigeria qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations?
19:00 Tuesday 4th July 2017

The Super Eagles began the African Cup of Nations Qualifying series for Cameroon 2019 on a losing note, as the visiting South African side clipped their wings in the 90 minutes contest. The Eagles who had failed to qualify previously in 2012…

Will Manchester United miss Zlatan Ibrahimovic next season?
15:33 Tuesday 4th July 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the talismanic forward was released at the end of the campaign after an eventful stint with the Red Devils where they claimed the EFL Cup and the Europa League title to end Jose Mourinho's first season at the club on a high. …

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United: Three things to expect
15:30 Sunday 14th May 2017

Mauricio Pochettino's men are preparing for their final ever game at White Hart Lane. It's Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United. Here are three things to expect when the sides lock horns. United might yet triumph in the Europa League final…

Four things to expect in the UEFA Champions League semi-final ties
17:00 Tuesday 9th May 2017

The Champions League semi-finals returns after a hectic weekend of football across Europe. The last four teams will come up against each other as the race for a place in the Champions League final intensifies with Real and Juventus taking a…

Three reasons why Chelsea must be wary of Middlesbrough
16:00 Monday 8th May 2017

The Blues welcome Boro to Stamford Bridge for the week's last Premier League encounter. The league leaders defeated the visitors 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium earlier in the season. The host will be aiming to capitalize on second-placed Tottenham's…

Three things to observe in tonight's Manchester derby
17:30 Thursday 27th April 2017

Premier League games don't come any bigger than the Manchester derby, which takes place tonight. Here are three things to look for when the Etihad Stadium welcomes two English footballing giants for an epic battle. It is a battle of the titans…

Why Crystal Palace might dent Tottenham Hotspurs push for the title.
18:30 Wednesday 26th April 2017

Crystal Palace in recent games under the managerial influence of Sam Allardyce have dealt with a host of teams in the top half of the Premier League, dispatching the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea. The Palace team which boasts the…

Can Jose Mourinho deliver Manchester United the Europa League?
12:00 Tuesday 25th April 2017

The Red Devils continued their European adventure with a nervous 2-1 win at home to Anderlecht. Will Jose Mourinho deliver Manchester United the Europa League trophy this season?

Arsenal vs Manchester City: Five key players to watch
15:00 Sunday 23rd April 2017

The Gunners entertain Pep Guardiola's side in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final clash. Both sides have the chance to make amends for their disappointing Premier League campaigns by setting up a final against Chelsea. It's Arsenal vs Manchester City;…

Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur: Five Key Battles Ahead of FA Cup Semi Final
17:30 Saturday 22nd April 2017

The Blues take on their formidable London rivals in the FA Cup Semi-final at Wembley Stadium. Both sides have sights set on securing a place in the competition's prestigious final. We evaluate five key battles ahead of Chelsea vs Tottenham…

Three reasons Manchester United have an edge over Anderlecht
19:05 Thursday 20th April 2017

Manchester United welcome Belgian giants Anderlecht to Old Trafford for their Europa League quarter-final tie's return leg. The corresponding fixture ended 1-1 in Belgium. The Red Devils will be hoping their good run of form in recent games…

European Football
Real Madrid 4-2 Bayern Munich - What the stats say.
15:15 Thursday 20th April 2017

Los Blanco's won 4-2 in their Champions League clash against Bayern Munich thanks to a hat-trick from their talismanic forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese forward rose up to the challenge against the Germans to steer his side to the Semi-final…

Three Reasons Chelsea Must Be Cautious Against Eddie Howe’s AFC Bournemouth
16:34 Saturday 8th April 2017

Eddie Howe's AFC Bournemouth will be at home against the Chelsea side that defeated them 3-0 in December despite Diego Costa and N'Golo Kanté's absence through suspension.  Eden Hazard, with a goal, and Pedro Rodriguez, with a brace, picked…