Friday, August 18, 2017
Haruna Ilerika
Perusing the list of 59 Coaches applying for national team positions as released by the NFF, a name stood out, but it wasn't Finidi George, rather it was Haruna Ilerika. It took a while to confirm it wasn't an error by the FA communication department because the name, although, with very little prominence Today remains crucial in the illustrious history...
George Finidi
Former Super Eagles player, Finidi George headlines the list of 59 Coaches jostling for various Coaching positions in some of the national teams.  Finidi had a remarkable 11-year career as an international player, winning the Afcon in 1994 as well as helping Nigeria qualify for its first ever World Cup. Once regarded as the best wing man on the Continent, he also enjoyed success...
Christopher Danjuma, Falconets
The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Christopher Danjuma as Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, the Falconets. Danjuma will be assisted by Wemimo Matthew (1st Assistant Coach), Mansur Abdullahi (2nd Assistant Coach) and Abdul-lateef Yusuf (Goalkeeper Trainer). The quartet is expected in the Federal Capital, Abuja on Wednesday next week to open camp for screening of players for next...
Power Uti
Legendary Nigerian Pro Wrestler, Power Uti has revealed he was introduced to drugs in his formative years as a Wrestler. Uti, who fought many greats including Luiz Martinez and Mr. Fuji, said he was naive at the time and relied on drugs as a youngster. In an interview with brila.net he insists it's hard to stop Athletes from taking drugs because they're often...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the only African player named on the 24 players shortlist for The Best Player of the Year 2017 Award. The Players' shortlist was made public on Thursday following a list of other categories including the Best Coaches Women and Men with Aubameyang being the only recognised African footballer. The second edition of The Best FIFA Football Awards the...
The Best, FIFA Coach of the Year 2017 Award
The Federation Internationale de Football (FIFA) has announced a twelve man shortlist for the coach of the year on Thursday with a list of star attractions put on the list. A real Heavyweight circle, the men's Coach list includes Massimiliano Allegri, Carlo Ancelotti, Antonio Conte, Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola, Leonardo Jardim, Joachim Low, Jose Mourinho, Mauricio Pochettino, Diego Simeone, Tite...
Buffon, Ronaldo, Messi
As the group stage draws for the UEFA Champions League is to be announced next week in Monaco, the UEFA Men’s player of the year will be also be announced as well as the UEFA Women’s player of the year; but all eyes will be who wins the Men’s Award after an incredible year of football from all the...
Alexander Zverev Jr. lost yesterday at the cincinnati open
Cincinnati: Alexander Zverev enters the US Open confident and feels his best ahead of any Grand Slam event, even after a fatigue-filled loss Wednesday in his ATP Cincinnati Masters opener. US 19-year-old wildcard Frances Tiafoe beat the seventh-ranked German 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a second-round matchup at the year's last major tuneup for the Open, which begins August 28 right after...
Florence Omagbemi, 2016 Africa Women's Cup of Nations, The Best FIFA Women's Coach of the Year 2017
2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations winning Coach, Florence Omagbemi has been nominated for The Best FIFA Women's Coach 2017. Omagbemi was listed among nine other national and club team Coaches in the race for the award. #TheBest FIFA Women's Coach 2017 award nominees (2/3) 🇩🇰Nils Nielsen 🇳🇬Florence Omagbemi 🇫🇷Gérard Prêcheur pic.twitter.com/KF1W6aeh8c — FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) August 17, 2017 The former Super Falcons Captain guided the team...
Diego Costa
Exiled striker Diego Costa has repeated his wish to return to Atletico Madrid and believes his stand-off with Chelsea will come to an end when he travels to Spain. Speaking from his native Lagarto earlier this week, Costa criticised Chelsea and head coach Antonio Conte. Costa claims he was told he was not wanted by a text message sent by Conte...
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Buffon, Ronaldo, Messi
As the group stage draws for the UEFA Champions League is to be announced next week in Monaco, the UEFA Men’s player of the year will be also be announced as well as the UEFA Women’s player of the year; but all eyes will be who wins the Men’s Award after an incredible year of football from all the...
Neymar, UFC, Fighter
What do you do after signing a five-year deal with Paris Saint-Germain following a record transfer fee? You better hire some security. That's exactly what Neymar did, and he looks to have nabbed a world-class fighter to join his squad. The UFC's Nordine Taleb appears to have picked up the side gig as Neymar's personal security. The French fighter is 5-2 in...
Jonjo Shelvey
Jonjo Shelvey has admitted he is seeing a psychologist in a bid to curb the anger which is threatening to blight his career. The 25-year-old Newcastle midfielder, who served a five-match ban last season for allegedly racially abusing Wolves counterpart Romain Saiss, was sent off on his return to the Premier League on Sunday after stamping on Tottenham's Dele Alli. Shelvey,...
Ronaldo , El Clasico , Real Madrid, Georgina Rodriguez
The parents of Georgina Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend, have reportedly deserted their daughter, with her father Jorge Eduardo Rodriguez living in Argentina and her mother Ana Maria Hernandez now residing in Italy. The parents of Georgina Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend, have reportedly deserted their daughter, with her father Jorge Eduardo Rodriguez living in Argentina and her mother Ana Maria Hernandez...
Boxer, Craig Kennedy
A prolific burglar got more than he bargained for when he broke into the house of a professional boxer. Craig Kennedy, a 6ft 3in Boxer, was at home asleep with his girlfriend and six-month-old son when they were woken by noises at around 5.30am. He went downstairs in his boxer shorts and saw the burglar, David Large, standing outside. Mr Kennedy saw...
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