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Analysis on Europa League Semifinal Draw

Analysis on Europa League Semifinal Draw

By Abdulkabir Olatunji The Europa League semifinal draw has just been concluded and I share my thoughts on it next… Ajax vs. Lyon It is great to see Ajax, a true European heavyweight in the latter stages of European club competition but they face a stern test in Lyon, the…
Analysis on UEFA Champions League Semifinal Draw

Analysis on UEFA Champions League Semifinal Draw

By Abdulkabir Olatunji The draw for the UEFA Champions League semifinals have just been concluded and here are my thoughts on the fixtures. Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid Real Madrid have shown that they are masters of the Champions League and they are always hard to beat when they get…
Was George Weah Overrated?

Was George Weah Overrated?

  Jarus I didn’t watch George Weah play at the peak of his football career (except for Liberian national team in that Liberia vs Nigeria game that shot Yobo into limelight) but I have tried several times in the last few years to convince myself of the much talked about…
The Art and Science of Chess

The Art and Science of Chess

By Bashar AbdulWaheed Kolapo  Zbigniew Brezinszki, former US National Security Advisor to Jimmy Carter, author of The Grand Chessboard, a book about America’s primacy and its geostrategic imperatives, the man alleged to be the main architect of the collapse of the Soviet Union, played fine chess, though not at the…
Analysis of UEFA Champions League 2017 Quarterfinals

Analysis of UEFA Champions League 2017 Quarterfinals

By Abdulkabir Olatunji We are getting to the business-end of the Champions League and many of the usual suspects in recent years are still around with a few interesting teams remaining in the competition. Here are my thoughts on the quarterfinals: Atletico Madrid vs. Leicester City Going by Diego Simeone’s…
Google’s CEO Visits FC Barcelona

Google’s CEO Visits FC Barcelona

Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai has visited FC Barcelona during his stay in the city for Mobile World Congress (MWC) which is held there annually. Sundar has admitted to being a Barcelona fan and a statement on the club’s website states: “Pichai was welcomed by President Bartomeu at the Ciutat Esportiva…
Exclusive Pictures from the 2017 Port Harcourt Polo Tournament

Exclusive Pictures from the 2017 Port Harcourt Polo Tournament

The 2017 edition of the Port harcourt Polo tournament remains the biggest and most successful edition we have seen yet. The highly contested edition attracted  several polo players from across the country and had the defending champions, Studio 24 Nigeria competiting against the great giants of Okisi Okariari & Sons Nigeria Limited for  the…
AFCON 2017: The Contenders, The Pretenders

AFCON 2017: The Contenders, The Pretenders

Jarus AFCON 2017 finally starts today. It is no news that Nigeria did not qualify; it will therefore not be a popular event among Nigerians. Nonetheless, some of fans of African football will still follow. Here is my classification of participating countries by chances. FAVOURITE Ghana STRONG CONTENDERS Algeria Ivory…
Mikel and Moses: A Tale of 2 Ms

Mikel and Moses: A Tale of 2 Ms

By Abdulkabir Olatunji   Nigeria currently has 2 Super Eagles regulars in Chelsea’s squad and their current positions have changed dramatically from the way it was in the past few seasons. Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi has found himself frozen out of the Chelsea first team and even the substitution…