Last week, I asked readers to react on the cheating in age grade competitions as was highlighted by ex international Adokiye Amiesimaka in his comment in Vanguard two weeks ago.Read More
The boys celebrated to high heavens when their officials handed them a gold wrist watch each. They were junior players and in many parts of the world it is wrong to reward junior players with monetary incentives. In fact, in tennis the International Tennis Federation rules against cash prizes in junior events.Read More
I have known Reverend Father Edmund Akpala since 1996. And when I went to St. Gregory’s College two weeks ago I had to visit his office to greet him. Discussion on sports naturally ensued. He spoke with so much passion that I felt that my column last week would be on him and St. Gregory’s.Read More
I met Reverend Edmund Akpala last week in Lagos and my mind flashed back to when I met Justin Rewane in Warri two years ago.Read More
I’m caught up with the fears Paul Bassey expressed in his Monday column here in Vanguard last week.
I was so disturbed that I had to call Samson Siasia for a chat and some exchange of ideas.
He was huge. The jacket he wore complemented his intimidating frame. His voice continuously soared. He was shouting instructions to the Eagles.Read More
Two reports thrilled me this week.
The first was from Simon Kalika. It was on their perception of what Eagles should look like on the field. The second was from his boss Samson Siasia emphasising what Kalika had said.
On coming out of prison, Bode George declared that the next job was to capture Lagos State for the Peoples Democratic Party.Read More
There have been Emmanuel Udughan, Raji Fashola, Gbenga Daniel and now Abdulrahaman Abdulrasaq wants to join them.
The three governors mentioned above have distinguished themselves in the development of sports.
Adekunle Salami has, in his column, asked that the huge money they took to Sudan be refunded.
His grudge was that they knew it would be a wasted journey but they still embarked on it.