‘Master Blaster’ is a Mass Communications graduate from the University of Nigeria Nsukka with more than 30 years post-graduation experience.
He was the pioneer Editor of Nigeria’s leading all-sports daily newspaper Complete Sports in December 1995.
This award-winning journalist was also Editor of KickOff Nigeria Magazine and FourFourTwo Nigeria.
He equally headed kickoffnigeria.com for several years and has worked with Pan African News Agency (PANA), Goal.com International, MTNFootball.com and Africanfootball.com
He founded an all-football monthly tabloid Star Soccer in Kaduna in 1989.
His working experience spans stints at New Nigerian Newspapers, Sports Souvenir and Complete Football.
He has been the West and Central African Sports Correspondent of Agence France Presse (AFP) since 1996.
He has covered the 1998 and 2010 World Cups as well as the Africa Cup of Nations – 1994, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 – as well as the 2003 All Africa Games, among several top international competitions.
OLUSOLA ALAO – ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Olusola Alao, a graduate of civil engineering/structural design, has been in journalism right from his school days when he founded Sportswriter Association and led it for four years.
He was the Jos correspondent for Kaduna-based newspaper Soccer Scene as well as the Sports Editor Global News based in Jos.
He was the Jos correspondent of Soccerstar, a publication of the Sun Publishing company.
Alao was the assistant general secretary of Sportswriters Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Plateau State chapter from 2007 to 2012.
He was also media officer of JUTH FC of Jos now defunct.
KABIRU ABUBAKAR – PHOTO EDITOR
Nigeria’s foremost football photo-journalist, ‘KB’ is an award-winning photographer, whose talent has taken him to KickOff Nigeria Magazine, FourFourTwo Nigeria Magazine, MTNFootball.com as well as AfricanFootball.com
Since 2010, he has been a representative of BackPagepix of South Africa.
He has covered several major tournaments photographically including the 2010 World Cup as well as several AFCONs and the 2003 All Africa games.
He did a special coverage of Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha in Qatar in 2006.
He is a director Foto de Zamora, a photo agency which specialises on Nigerian football.
SAB OSUJI – SENIOR CORRESPONDENT
Long-standing expert of the Nigerian league, Sab has worked for many years at Complete Sports.
His experience and contacts in the league are second to none.
KOLA DANIEL – SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT
Another top expert on the Nigerian league, whose forays have established him as a multi-media journalist of note as he is also a television presenter as well as a radio correspondent.
This award-winning journalist has two decades of experience under his belt.
OLIE OTUCHELU – CORRESPONDENT
Enugu-based correspondent with valuable experience in radio broadcasting.
WALE OYEKANMI – SENIOR REPORTER
SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR – EMEKA DENNAR