Super Eagles Optimistic Of Victory Against Iceland

By Akinwale Kasali With elimination starring at the faces of the Super Eagles team after their abysmal display against the Croatia national team, the Gernot Rohr are still optimistic that they could still scale through out of Group D. The players know that they have no choice than to go all out against the Icelandic team to have any hope of advancing to the next phase of the competition. Rohr has disclosed that the team will go all out for victory against the European team. There was joy in the…

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Janet Jackson Overcomes Depression

Janet Jackson has revealed that she suffered an “intense” battle with depression, which she linked to a childhood inferiority complex and societal racism and sexism. In an essay in the latest issue of Essence, a magazine geared toward African American women, the 52-year-old pop superstar said that she has found joy after giving birth to her first child last year. But the singer — who became a superstar in her 20s with her blending of hip-hop into pop music and her elaborately choreographed live shows — said that her 30s…

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“My Passion For The Needy”—W.I.N Foundation Founder, Chetachi Nwoga Ecton

By Akinwale Kasali When In Need (W.I.N.) Foundation a Nigerian own international NGO is currently receiving massive accolades home and abroad from notable personalities including, Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed,the Senior Special Adviser to Nigerian President on Social Investment Programmes, and US Senator, James Sanders, for its immense contribution to humanity. The Foundation supports individuals in need in healthcare by assembling team of doctors with expertise to test and treat malaria, typhoid, diabetes, high blood pressure, eye issues etc. Her Foundation  also supports orphanages, schools, homeless shelter, the disabled and elderly in…

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Psychic Pig Tips Nigeria For Semi-Finals Place

In a case reminiscent of the psychic octopus named Paul, which made accurate predictions in the 2010 World Cup, another magical animal, this time, a pig named Mystic Marcus, has predicted that Nigeria, alongside Belgium, Uruguay and Argentina, will progress to the Semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting on Thursday in Russia. Mystic Marcus has a 100 per cent track record of predicting sports results according to his owner, Juliette Stevens, reports Daily Mail on Wednesday. And the eight-year-old prophet even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the…

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Eulogies Showers On Aboderin Even In Death

Family, friends and well-wishers came together on Wednesday to relate their experiences with the late Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Aboderin, during a service of songs held at his residence in Punch Estate, Ikeja, Lagos. Aboderin’s sister, Mrs Wunmi Tunde-Obe, describing him as a blessing, stated that the deceased had lived a “good quality” life and left an impact on the lives of all he came across. Tunde-Obe said she felt blessed to have had Wale as a brother. She added, “I heard all the great things people…

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Breaking: Fernando Hierro Named As Spain Coach

By Akinwale Kasali Spain on Wednesday named federation sporting director Fernando Hierro as its World Cup coach to replace Julen Lopetegui, who was sensationally sacked after his appointment as Real Madrid manager. “Fernando Hierro will assume coaching responsibilities at the World Cup in Russia,” the Spanish football federation announced. The 50-year-old Hierro’s only real coaching experience came when he was in charge of second division Spanish outfit Oviedo for one season. Hierro is a Spanish retired footballer and coach who is currently the manager of the Spain national team after…

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2026 World Cup: Morocco Loses Bid, As North American Trio Wins Bid

By Akinwale Kasali The hope of another African country staging the FIFA World Cup was dashed as the trio of USA, Canada and Mexico won the bid to stage the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the dismay of the North African country and African soccer enthusiasts at large. The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday. The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65…

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Spain Sacks Coach Lopetegui On Eve Of World Cup Opener

Spain sacked coach Julen Lopetegui just two days before the team’s opening game against Portugal at the World Cup, Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales confirmed on Wednesday. In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, Real Madrid named Lopetegui as their next manager to start work after the tournament in Russia, sparking outrage among the federation and Spanish fans at the timing of the announcement. At a severely delayed press conference at Spain’s World Cup base in Krasnodar, Rubiales appeared to say he felt Lopetegui’s decision to join Madrid so close…

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Olamide And Phyno Releases Super Eagles World Cup Tune

Nigerian indigenous rappers, Olamide and Phyno, have released a World Cup theme tune to support the Super Eagles at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The song, tittled “Dem Go Hear Am” produced by Pheelz, is powered by Aiteo, a main sponsor of the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Aiteo Group,  founded in February 2008, is an integrated, global-focused Nigerian Energy conglomerate that partnered with the Nigerian Football Federation, to give quality treatment and support to the players and technical crew of the…

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2018 World Cup: Can Super Eagles Soar Higher?

With the 2018 World Cup just three days away from kick-off, Nigerian fans are somewhat less confident on the chances of the Super Eagles making a resounding impact at the Coupe de Mundial; after some lacklustre performances in the recent tune-up matches they played. Following the back-to-back defeat suffered at the hands of the Three Lions of England and the Narodak of the Czech Republic, and the 1-1 draw with the Simbas of the DR of Congo; many fans have come to the sudden realisation that the team is not…

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