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Pitch to Bench: The Trials of ‘Father’ Moses

Pitch to Bench: The Trials of ‘Father’ Moses

By Tijjani Abdulsalam Football is a game of contrasting, yet complimentary circumstances, whether one looks at it from the perspective of an individual player, a team or an entire league system. Teams rise and fall, golden, trophy-laden eras make way for barren, trophy-less runs. Players come and go, and even…
Nigerian Defender William Troost-Ekong Signs for Udinese

Nigerian Defender William Troost-Ekong Signs for Udinese

Super Eagles Defender, William Troost-Ekong has signed for Udinese after spending a year at Turkish side, Bursapor. He confirmed this on Twitter, tweeting: “Very happy to sign for @UdineseCalcio in the @SerieA ! #ForzaUdinese#AleUdin“ Very happy to sign for @UdineseCalcio in the @SerieA !⚫️⚪️ #ForzaUdinese #AleUdin pic.twitter.com/NCk9Sw0taI— William Troost-Ekong (@WTroostEkong) August…
Amaju Pinnick Appointed CAF 1st Vice President

Amaju Pinnick Appointed CAF 1st Vice President

President of the FIFA-recognized executive of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been appointed as the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). A statement on the CAF website reads: “Following the resignation of the 1st Vice-President Mr. Kwesi NYANTAKYI, CAF President, after consulting…
Mascherano Did Not Die in Russia

Mascherano Did Not Die in Russia

There have been speculations among Nigerians this morning that veteran Argentina midfielder, Javier Machserano, has died in Russia The rumour is a pure misreading of the news by goal.com, the popular football website. Goal titled the article The Sad Demise of Argentine and Barcelona Legend Mascherano. Nigerians, with their habit…