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SCORENIGERIA Says: Government must launch full-scale probe of NFF World Cup disgrace

SCORENigeria joins millions of Nigerians in expressing total disappointment with the latest ineptitude of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which has cost the country a 2018 World Cup qualifier as well as a fine for fielding an ineligible player,...

Must James Okwuosa break his legs for Eagles to recall him?

Unsong back home, unheralded by the media in South Africa, James Okwuosa deserves more than he's presently getting, IKENWA NNABUOGOR challenges soccer watchers to accord the tough central defender a lot more respect... James Okwuosa was 18-year-old rookie from Lobi...

Super Eagles’ unfinished business with Argentina, much ado about Iceland

Now is the time for Super Eagles to beat Argentina and shake off the Albiceleste's whipping boys' tag to earn some deserved respect, but enemy lines must be drawn against giant killers from Reykjavik, IKENWA NNABUOGOR warns.... Super Eagles began...

Can Super Eagles finally beat familiar foes Argentina when it matters most as Croatia,...

One Super Eagles star whose wish has come to pass is defender William Troost-Ekong, who before Friday’s World Cup draw told a Dutch publication he would be delighted for Nigeria to again come up against Argentina at Russia 2018. The...

It’s not all about playing in Europe as money is the name of this...

It's not all about you playing in Europe because money is the name of the game. The glamour, money and opportunities to play for one's country is why most African players prefer to play in Europe, but there's much more...

Mohamed Salah to deny Victor Moses top African prizes

I have voted for Victor Moses to be the next African Footballer of the Year after what he has achieved this year, but I have a sneaky feeling that Egypt’s Mohamed Salah could be the man on the podium...

From king to a beggar – what manner of a career is football?

Football as a career has been a mixed bag of fortunes and misery. Fortunes so good that poor families became rich and misery so bad that sometimes death becomes the final exit, Ikenwa Nnabuogor investigates... Careers in professional football have...

Can Dele Aiyenugba now be forgiven for him to be at 2018 World Cup?

IKENWA NNABUOGOR writes that the ‘sins’ of Dele Aiyenugba in 2011 be forgiven so that he could feature at next year’s World Cup in Russia. Since the unexpected exit of Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, the goalkeeping position in the Super...

Ezenwa fumbles spark off calls again for Enyeama to return to Eagles

The calls for goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to return to the Super Eagles in time for next year’s World Cup have returned with full force after Ikechukwu Ezenwa did not exactly cover himself in glory with a less-than-reassuring display against...

A mistake Rohr should avoid against Algeria

CLEMENT NWANKPA JR warns against tomorrow’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Constantine, Algeria. The current scenario is one we relish...The World Cup ticket in the bag with a game to spare. So we have the luxury of juggling players against...

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Enyeama not listed by Lille for tomorrow’s home tie vs Marseille

Contrary to expectations, French Ligue 1 side Lille have not listed Vincent Enyeama on their 18-man matchday squad for tomorrow’s home game against Olympique...

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