Obagoal To Russia??

By -Lanre Banjoko ( @iamlanreban) Obafemi Martins is one of the most accomplished footballer out of Africa , A career that has seen him grace the top leagues in Europe,America and now Asia . “The weapon of mass destruction” as he is fondly called is arguably one of the finest

The Deschamps Sin

With Portugal still basking in the euphoria of their European Championship triumph, large chunk of the french faithful still find it hard to believe how they allowed what seemed like a destined Euro-triumph slip .  Questions will definitely be raised about the tactical ounce of Didier Deschamps, not taking anything

Rashidi Yekini “Extra Terrestial”

This piece on Super Eagles Legendary Striker Yekini, was driven with the motive of keeping the Legacy of this National hero alive,he is by far my favourite Eagle of all time,the joy his goals brought to every house-hold during his prime will forever linger in the memory of every proud

Eagles watch

Monday Apr 14, 2014. 06:50 Football411 takes another look at the performances of Nigeria World Cup hopefuls at their European clubs as the big kick-off in Brazil draws closer. Ogenyi Onazi: He was on for the entire duration as his club Lazio lost 4-2 at Napoli. He scored one of Lazio's goal.

World Cup Preview – Group C

The stage is set. World Cup Brazil ÔÇô 2014 is nearing kickoff. The groups have been drawn. LetÔÇÖs take a look at one of the potentially closer groups, Group C. Group A: Columbia, Greece, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Japan Colombia Columbia has the chance to walk right into the round of

Mba Eyes World Cup Spot

The Super Eagles midfielder has revealed that he chose to play in the French Ligue 2 to boost his chances of making the 2014 World Cup squad Nigeria midfielder Sunday Mba has revealed he joined CA Bastia in order to accomplish his ambition of playing at the 2014 Fifa World Cup

What to Expect in the January transfer Window

Managers of English Premier League live a pretty busy life. After a congested festive period, teams are returning to action on the first day of New Year. Transfer market is also re-opened. In contrast to the summer transfer window, they do not have a month to focus on scouting their

The Making of a 1-0 Win

... the first 3 game weeks in the English Premier League have led to 12 such results this season. That is twelve 1-0 results out of 30 matches... The refereeÔÇÖs whistle brings an end to the mayhem on the pitch. One set of fans, in the stadium and worldwide heaves a

Changes for Bayern Under Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has made a few changes to last year's European champions, and the reception has not been entirely positive. When it was announced that Pep Guardiola, one of the world's most high-profile and successful managers, would be in charge of Bayern Munich for the 2013/14 season, there was an unsurprisingly

A look at Oboabona and his Nigerian League mates at AFCON By @iamlanreban

NigeriaÔÇÖs coach Stephen Keshi did what would have┬ábeen considered unthinkable when he named six┬áhome based players to represent the country at the┬á2013 Nations Cup in South Africa. Not that this should have made news since┬ácountries like Egypt and Zambia have in recent┬átimes, successfully campaigned victoriously at the┬áNations Cup with teams made

LanreBan’s AFCON Diary!

Today's games in #afcon2013 : Ghana vs Congo DR (1500 GMT). Mali vs Niger (1800 GMT). Ghana and Mali 'should' get opening three points. South Africa have not won an #Afcon match since 2004. They failed to win a game in 2006 & 2008 & did not qualify in 2010