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International
Should Bukayo Saka choose England or Nigeria?
08:01 Friday 28th February 2020

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka has become the subject of heated debate - not just because of his impressive performances for the Gunners, but also regarding his international career. Like many before him, a string of consistent performances has…

Womens Football
Can Asisat Oshoala become the world's best?
12:01 Saturday 8th February 2020

In 2014, Asisat Oshoala announced herself to the world. The Nigeria women’s under-20 football team presented the young sensation with a golden opportunity to turn out for her country, while the 2014 FIFA Under-20 World Cup offered…

Premier League
Could Iheanacho be the difference for Leicester City?
17:08 Wednesday 11th December 2019

Kelechi Iheanacho moved from Belvoir Drive cold to a hot topic in less than a week. After his cameo match-winning performance against Everton, the Nigerian stepped forward again at Aston Villa. His renaissance could make the difference for…

Netherlands
Cyriel Dessers’ Nigerian dream intact but harsh reality beckons 
12:00 Monday 9th December 2019

Cyriel Dessers is on course to fulfil a childhood dream of representing Nigeria instead of Belgium at international level. However, the 24-year-old Eredivisie top scorer risks extinction afterwards. He must tread carefully.  It isn't…

International
Can Victor Osimhen be better than Rashidi Yekini for Nigeria?
15:00 Sunday 24th November 2019

Victor Osimhen is a man on fire at the moment. For club and country, the young man bangs in goals like they're going out of fashion. But this isn’t the first time a Nigerian striker burst onto the scene, guns blazing, only…

Premier League
Should Chelsea recall Victor Moses from Fenerbahce?
12:00 Wednesday 30th October 2019

Victor Moses is reportedly on his way back to Chelsea from Fenerbahce. Frank Lampard is understood to be clearing the path, and heck, who wouldn't under such conditions? Still handicapped in the transfer market, loan returns…

Spain
Chukwueze becoming odd man out at Villarreal?
17:00 Monday 28th October 2019

Samuel Chukwueze's breakthrough came at a time Villarreal regressed. He was a silver lining behind the dark cloud in Castellon. Exactly one year on, both may have swapped destinies. The Nigerian lags behind while the Yellow Submarines crest…

International
Can young Super Eagles find their wings against Brazil?
09:00 Sunday 13th October 2019

On 31st July 1996, a lanky 20-year-old Nigerian striker with a touch like pure silk announced himself to world football. It was a performance that sent shockwaves across the African conrtinent. The occasion was an Olympic Games semi-final…

International
Is Ramon Azeez ready to take flight with Super Eagles?
17:00 Sunday 29th September 2019

For most players, the opportunity to play for their national team is a dream come true. Others have enjoyed the privilege from their youth, playing in the age-grade competitions although graduating to the senior side is not a given. Few…

International
Why Nigeria’s pursuit of Tammy Abraham is stupid
12:00 Wednesday 25th September 2019

Success, as they say, has many friends. Tammy Abraham and his father can consider themselves blessed to truly experience what that means. What’s bizarre is how the tall forward is now being used to score cheap political points in…

International
Should Tammy Abraham choose Three Lions or Super Eagles?
08:00 Tuesday 10th September 2019

Chelsea sensation Tammy Abraham took the Championship by storm last term, scoring 26 goals across all competitions, helping Aston Villa to an unlikely promotion. The work he did with the Midlands outfit earned the 21-year-old an important role…

Spain
Is Kelechi Nwakali another failed Nigerian project in Europe?
08:00 Friday 6th September 2019

At each FIFA U17 World Cup, a star is added into Nigeria's constellation. With almost every edition, though, another gives way, drifting into extinction. Kelechi Nwakali, the most valuable player at the 2015 edition, is on the brink…

International
Is Rangers' Joe Aribo Super Eagles' next puppet master?
12:01 Wednesday 28th August 2019

Joe Aribo is twisting heads at Glasgow Rangers - barely three months after joining from Charlton Athletic. His superb performances and willingness to improve earned him a maiden call-up to the Nigeria national team. Despite his fast-rising…

Football
Is Alex Iwobi poised to reach his potential at Arsenal?
08:01 Wednesday 7th August 2019

When it comes to footballers, we like to talk about class. Sometimes we mean their behaviour. Juan Mata is always involved in charitable projects. Lionel Messi was instrumental in continuing the search for Emiliano Sala after the Cardiff-bound…

Afcon
Riyad Mahrez proving his worth at AFCON 2019
12:00 Friday 19th July 2019

Leicester City stunned the world in 2016 when the club beat powerhouses Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and City to win the Premier League title. It was achieved through amazing teamwork and a stroke of managerial genius from…