Brazil: “..those talented men in yellow and blue”Blogs

Brazil: “..those talented men in yellow and blue”

“..After the superb play of Brazil, there is still a sense of surprise that those talented men in yellow and…

Bierhoff: Germany must avoid a repeat of 1994Blogs

Bierhoff: Germany must avoid a repeat of 1994

1994 is not a year that generally looms large in German football’s collective consciousness, but that could change over the…

Russia 2018: Super Eagles need Mikel back to basicsBlogs

Russia 2018: Super Eagles need Mikel back to basics

Since qualification I have been able to watch the Super Eagles closely and been at all their matches bar the…

Russia 2018: The human side to World Cup cutsBlogs

Russia 2018: The human side to World Cup cuts

At this time of a World Cup year, players are cut as the Manager makes decisions on the final 23…

Russia 2018: Is Gernot Rohr too loyal to his warriorsBlogs

Russia 2018: Is Gernot Rohr too loyal to his warriors

There is this everlasting cliché that “the strength of football managers are also, always their weakness”: there is no better…

Atlas Lions ready to roar in Russia? Views from MoroccoBlogs

Atlas Lions ready to roar in Russia? Views from Morocco

Only a few days are left for the most significant football event of the quadrennial calendar to begin. It is, in…

Three worthwhile things from worthless Congo friendlyBlogs

Three worthwhile things from worthless Congo friendly

Nigeria’s Super Eagles drew 1-1 with Congo Democratic Republic on Monday in their last feel of a pitch on the…

Russia World Cup: Impossible is not TunisianBlogs

Russia World Cup: Impossible is not Tunisian

Nabil Maaloul’s message to fans and press since the draw which took place last December and paired the Eagles of…

World Cup Squad: Time to move on from EchiejileBlogs

World Cup Squad: Time to move on from Echiejile

Since Nigeria’s national team coach, Gernot Rohr, released his provisional 30-man list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, so many…

Nigeria’s World Cup: A TEAM v an All Star SelectionBlogs

Nigeria’s World Cup: A TEAM v an All Star Selection

In the last few weeks, particularly after a Nigerian selection played against Atletico Madrid’s selection in Uyo, we have learned…