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3rd July 2020
Premier League Returns – Story So Far
So, the Premier League in England joined the top leagues of Europe and returned in a different form after over three months of shutdown in the hands of this same...
27th June 2020
Cab Driving, Football and Me
Anytime I have travelled into Africa over the years, I am always taken in at the sight of the taxi driver. I become fascinated by the lives they lead. And...
23rd June 2020
Football Coaching – A Case For Africa To Value Its Own
Amid the whole Black Lives Matter campaign of the last few weeks, where people worldwide have taken to streets rightfully calling for an end to racial inequality and injustice, I...
12th June 2020
June 12 – Democratic Awakening In Nigeria
On this day exactly 27 years ago, something happened in Nigeria in a way that it had never done before......an election took place and Nigerians actually broke ranks with bias...
10th June 2020
On Whose Neck Am I Kneeling? The George Floyd Legacy
I read a compelling article this morning and it moved me to write this. A lot has been said about the George Floyd case and we should really allow this...
9th June 2020
Let’s Make Black Lives Really Matter – No More Hypocrisy
So, an American black man gets killed in the streets of Minneapolis, in broad day light, by an evil cop with a twisted mind, and three spectator cops who watched...
7th June 2020
Stephen Keshi – Four Years On, Legends Never Die
It is exactly four years to the day that I woke up to the shocking news that former Nigerian international, champion captain and champion coach, Big Boss Stephen Keshi has...
5th June 2020
In Memory Of Cheick Tiote – Football Hearts
Three years ago to the day today, on 5 June 2017 on a football pitch in Beijing, China, Ivory Coast footballer Cheick Tiote suffered a cardiac arrest during training, slumped,...
31st May 2020
‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ – HATRED IS STIFLING OUR WORLD
There has been multinational outcry on the vicious killing of the black 46-year old George Floyd earlier this week, by a white police officer who displayed demonic traits in his...
31st May 2020
‘I Can’t Breathe’ – Hatred Is Stifling Our World
I went to bed this last week, three nights in a row, expecting to wake up to the news that arrests have been made, and charges have been brought to...