Columnists | Posted on April 20, 2018 at 7:58 am by Emeka Obasi
Onigbinde had led the team made up of youngsters to Africa Nations Cup silver earlier in the year. Captained by Stephen Keshi, the Eagles, continental champions in 1980, lost to Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions to bag their first silver in the tournament.
Columnists | Posted on March 9, 2018 at 2:11 am by Emeka Obasi
Rangers were born in February 1970, just a month after the Civil war ended. Vasco came three months later. There was a difference. The Flying Antelopes were seen as the new spirit of Biafra. Vasco looked more like a new company of Nigerian invaders.
Columnists | Posted on February 16, 2018 at 6:49 am by Next Edition
He became Africa’s first Javelin champion at the premier All Africa Games, Brazzaville’65. Amen Tony Oyakhire was Military Administrator of Taraba State in 1996, thanks to Sani Abacha before redeployment to Oyo State in 1998 by Abdusalam Abubakar. Oyakhire took the Javelin gold, one of the eight won by Team Nigeria which finished second on … Continue reading SPORT FLAKES: OYAKHIRE: CHAMPION TURNED GOVERNOR