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Author Archives: Ediale Kingsley

Ifeanyi Ubah: Building Lives through Sports

By Umelo Umezinwa The exit of Chief MKO Abiola knocked the steam off the momentum of private support for sports in Nigeria. Widely regarded by the sobriquet “pillar of sports in Africa “, Chief Abiola was a major factor in the fortunes of many sports federations across the continent. But many years after his demise, a new pillar to hold ...

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Football Force 101

I could operate the computer long before I read or tried understanding the basics of the device. In Africa, it’s mostly done this way. We do and later we take lectures about that which we do. Mostly.   I started playing football long before I understood a worldwide officially accepted laws guided the game. Growing up, soccer had few basic ...

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Dembele For Pogba And Other Stories

Dembele for Pogba: Barca means business, Arsenal seeks upgrade   Barcelona are reportedly ready to do some pretty incredible transfer business between now and the end of the summer.   In a decision that would have major ramifications in the Premier League, Barcelona would be prepared to sell Ousmane Dembele to Arsenal in order to fund a move for Manchester ...

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Malcom To Barca: A Masterclass On Sealing Transfer Deals

Many drama ensued on Tuesday. While Senate President Bukola Saraki was schooling Buhari and politicians on how to kill a Presidential Hijack. Barcelona was giving Roma and other football clubs an advance course in Hijacking Talents 101. One lecture happened in the morning. The other took place in the evening. Between both lectures, FIFA gave an exposé. A thesis if ...

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Blacks Won The World Cup 2016

• What’s the big deal? By Ediale Kingsley The World Cup is done and dusted, the best player has emerged in Luka Modric and the young best player, Kylian Mbappe as France relied on a black dominated team to oust Croatia. The media space has since been awash by the narratives that the glory belongs to the African continent. Despite ...

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Across Media: Obstacle, Ronaldo Can’t Go To Juventus Yet

  With the majority of players now free from World Cup duty, it seems that the transfer window is hotting up with deals being done left, right and centre.   Our friends at Football Whispers are here to tell you about all the news coming from Europe’s back pages.   Spain Tottenham look set to miss out on signing Paris ...

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Hazard To Move, But Not To Madrid

  Transfer gist of the moment   Diego Godin to Juventus The Uruguayan has emerged as a transfer target for Juventus, who want to add another arrival from La Liga following the capture of Cristiano Ronaldo. Centre-back Godin helped his country to the quarterfinals of the World Cup and may be ready for one last challenge in Serie A, according to ...

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