Sports Facilities’ decay and the hypocrisy of Nigerian Lawmakers This week, I planned to delve into the systemic wrath plaguing the operations of refereeing in a ‘soccer-dominated’ country, full of comedians in the name of administrators but I decided to switch and beam searchlight on continuous infrastructure decay within Nigeria Sports. So let’s go there. Let no one think or...... read more

By Ikenna Okonkwo
Drumbeats from Constantine, rushes for Russia Expectations and indeed the anxiety which qualification processes to 2018 FIFA World Cup carried have finally died down after no fewer than 32 Nations emerged to berth at Russia when soccer hostilities at next year’s showpiece gets underway in Russia. However, the drama and shock which followed is already pocketed in...... read more

By Ikenna Okonkwo
NBBF: FIBA hammer dangles Aside football which has become like everyone’s delight in Nigeria, basketball (arguably) has over time taken the front seat in the mind of sports lovers in recent times. In that order, depending on the index you could lay your hand on; Athletics, Table Tennis, Wrestling, Tennis, Taekwondo, Boxing, Weightlifting among others...... read more

By Ikenna Okonkwo
Eagles: After World Cup ticket, comes the real deal Birds freeze in the air, highways, streets got dry, all stayed glued to their television sets and then the atmosphere all of a sudden went agog with unstoppable jubilation at exactly 74 minutes of play when prolific striker and ‘super’ substitute, Alex Iwobi whose strike in second half of the penultimate...... read more

By Ikenna Okonkwo
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