UEFA SUPER CUP: “Chelsea, Liverpool Played Great football”

UEFA SUPER CUP: “Chelsea, Liverpool Played Great football”

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has praised Chelsea after the UEFA Super Cup clash in Istanbul on Wednesday. Frank Lampard’s Chelsea side ensured the game went into penalties at the home of Besiktas in Turkey. It was Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian that saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty to ensure victory for the Reds. The Reds had to come from behind in the game, with Olivier Giroud opening the scoring for the Blues in the first half,…

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EPL MATCH: Man United’re lucky against Chelsea —Coaches Solskjaer, Lampard

EPL MATCH: Man United’re lucky against Chelsea —Coaches Solskjaer, Lampard

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Chelsea and Manchester United Coaches spoke on Sunday’s premier league game that ended 4-0 in favour of the Red Devils. Frank Lampard said: “We were clearly the better team for 45 to maybe 60 minutes. What was evident was that we made individual errors which led to four goals out of their five shots (on target), there’s the harsh reality for us. “If we go in at half-time 2-1 or 3-1 up,…

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Fayemi, Ekiti Assembly move to Save Falconets’ Player down with Cancer

Fayemi, Ekiti Assembly move to Save Falconets’ Player down with Cancer

….. Of Ekiti And Its Legislators With Human Face. By: SUNSHINETRUTH “Ekiti State is now becoming great with intelligent and compassionate lawmakers both at the State and National Assemblies. “Gone are the days when the State Assembly was occupied by the babalawos, agberos, scavengers and orchestras. “Just last week, Hon Ademola Ojo, representing Ijero Constituency, in an emotion laden voice moved a motion that philanthropists across Ekitiland should rise to save a former national female…

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Ighalo emulates Odegbami, Rashidi Yekini, as Algeria dashes Senegal’s Hope of first AFCON Title

Ighalo emulates Odegbami, Rashidi Yekini, as Algeria dashes Senegal’s Hope of first AFCON Title

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Algeria crowned the winner of the African Cup of Nations after beating Senegal 1-0 thanks to first minute goal from Baghdad Bounedjah which took a wicked deflection to enter into the back of the net. The Algerians had to wait for 29 years to secure the biggest Africa’s prize again when they won 1-0 against Senegal. Some of these players were not even born at that time. This is their second time ever…

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2019 AFCON Final today: Algeria vs Senegal, as NFF Boss gets Boots in CAF

2019 AFCON Final today: Algeria vs Senegal, as NFF Boss gets Boots in CAF

By: SUNSHINETRUTH It’s the African Cup of Nations final and Algeria lock horns against Senegal for the biggest prize in African football. Algeria defeated Nigeria 2-1 in the Semi-final thanks to the last-kick minute goal from Riyad Mahrez who scored a sublime free-kick to dent Nigeria’s hope. Senegal however defeated Tunisia 1-0 following an own goal in extra time. It’s going to be a very tough one as Senegal are yet to win this prize…

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2019 AFCON: “Bronze Medals better than nothing for Nigeria”

2019 AFCON: “Bronze Medals better than nothing for Nigeria”

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Emmanuel Okala, a former Green Eagles goalkeeper, has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Eagles for winning the 2019 AFCON third-place match in Egypt, saying “bronze medals were better than coming back with nothing”. Nigerian players celebrate after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Third place play-off football match between Tunisia and Nigeria at the Al Salam stadium in Cairo on July 17, 2019 with a lone goal. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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Nigeria vs Tunisia Today’s AFCON: Rohr hints at changes in Starting line-up

Nigeria vs Tunisia Today’s AFCON: Rohr hints at changes in Starting line-up

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has hinted that he will field goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and striker Victor Osimhen against Tunisia, in their Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff on Wednesday (today) by 8:00pm. Both players are yet to feature at the tournament. Rohr has picked 21 of the 23 players he took to the AFCON so far. Speaking at his pre-match conference on Tuesday, the German said it would be…

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FALCONETS’ PLAYER DOWN WITH BREAST CANCER: Why NFF, Ekiti Govt, others Should Act Now

FALCONETS’ PLAYER DOWN WITH BREAST CANCER: Why NFF, Ekiti Govt, others Should Act Now

……..INSECURITY: BETWEEN OLAKUNRI & ABIDEMI ALUKO. …They shed crocodile tears again. By: Tunde Akinlabi, Ado-Ekiti. William Shakespeare once wrote, When beggars die, there are no comets seen; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes. This allusion goes a long way to portray the current happenings in our national life as a country, which has hitherto become a global menu chew and digested on citizens’ table. The death of Mrs. Olufunke Olakunri, this death…

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Why Super Eagles failed to fly to AFCON final against Algeria -Rohr

Why Super Eagles failed to fly to AFCON final against Algeria -Rohr

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted his team lost to Algeria, because their opponents “executed their pressing superbly and found good solutions in the midfield”. Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, after losing to the North Africans on Sunday. A William Troost-Ekong own goal gave the Desert Foxes the lead, before Odion Ighalo equalized from the spot after the break. With…

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SWAN Congratulates new Ondo Sports Commissioner, Owanikin, commends Ogunleye

SWAN Congratulates new Ondo Sports Commissioner, Owanikin, commends Ogunleye

By: Ade Adeleke The Ondo State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the new Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in the state, Dotun Owanikin. In a Statement signed by the Association’s Chairman, Wahab Bankole and Secretary, Segun Giwa, SWAN opines that, “Owankin’s appointment is a round peg in a round hole as he succeeds Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye who is now in charge of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.” “SWAN…

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