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Onochie Anibeze

Football no de lie – How Kate, Keshi’s wife changed his destiny

Late Keshi

IFY Okafor, called my phone from her Dallas home Wednesday morning to know if I had heard the sad news. She had heard even before the news broke to the public in Nigeria.

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Emmanuel Emenike and Keshi

Should we leave Keshi alone?

I was in a long chat with a friend who was worried about the campaign to “leave Keshi alone.”
My friend recognises the freedom coaches enjoy on technical matters especially with regard to selection of players and team tactics. But he is afraid that the Nigerian factor could make nonsense of the freedom coaches enjoy on technical matters. Nigerians either give in to sentiments or get swayed by inducements.

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Osaze Odewengie and Ike Uche

Still on Osaze, Ike Uche

The situation in Eagles is similar to the current one in our track and field where Nigeria has become a one-athlete nation. Blessing Okagbare is the only world class athlete Nigeria has and the whole country, for now, banks on her for medals from the Olympics to the World Championships. Our hopes crash if she falls sick or fails in any of these events.

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