The good, the bad and the Nations League

The good, the bad and the Nations League
The  new Nations League will become the third major international competition after the World Cup and European Championship from 2018, running every two years but will it be more bad than good?

How much DOES it cost to prepare for a World Cup?

How much DOES it cost to prepare for a World Cup?
Phew! The code of conduct has arrived for the Super Eagles and other Nigerian national teams, but let me pose this question. Who is going to write a code of conduct for the Nigeria Football Federation that includes strict financial management codes?

What can Yobo bring on Super Eagles return

What can Yobo bring on Super Eagles return

It was just the other week that on-loan Norwich City defender and dare I say Super Eagles captain in exile Joseph Yobo disclosed that he would like to be a part of the Nigeria squad to the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Matic a real threat to Mikel in Chelsea midfield

Matic a real threat to Mikel in Chelsea midfield

Eden Hazard won nearly all of the Man of the Match awards, given out by various footballing websites and media entities, for his dominant performance in Chelsea‘s 1-0 win at Manchester City. Yet, back in the shadows of the defensive midfield, January signing Nemanja Matic was dictating play in his own way. His arrival is the biggest threat yet to Nigeria's John Obi Mikel.

Despite new clothes CHAN doesn't excite me

Despite new clothes CHAN doesn't excite me

You've got to hand it to the Confederation of African Football (CAF). They're really doing their best to ignite interest in the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

Mata more John the Baptist than the messiah

Mata more John the Baptist than the messiah

Juan Mata’s move to Manchester United is nearly sealed, signed and delivered. It’s the medical on Friday and then he is expected to sign a four-and-a-half year deal at Old Trafford.

Toure was the only choice

Toure was the only choice
The immediate reaction from many Nigerians in the social media universe was one of disappointment that Yaya Toure, rather than their own John Obi Mikel was CAF’s Player of the Year.

Super Eagles examining all options

Super Eagles examining all options
“This is a proper game of football” said BBC pundit and former Tottenham striker Garth Crooks at half-time in Nigeria’s friendly with Italy.

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