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Odegbami: Sports, Philosophy And The War of Civilizations

Odegbami: Sports, Philosophy And The War of Civilizations

Let me admit that I really do not know what I am writing about today. So, forgive me if its reads li [...]
Odegbami: World Cup in Nigeria – Jamboree or Catalyst for Development?

Odegbami: World Cup in Nigeria – Jamboree or Catalyst for Development?

Nigeria never ceases to rattle and to amaze me. With all its chaos and crisis, there is no place [...]
Odegbami: Celebrating Three August Giants in Nigerian Football

Odegbami: Celebrating Three August Giants in Nigerian Football

We are in the month of August. I want to pay some special tribute to three great Nigerians that [...]
Odegbami: New Targets – Champions of Africa and Semi-finalists of World Cup!

Odegbami: New Targets – Champions of Africa and Semi-finalists of World Cup!

There are several matters that have arisen from the debris of my columns of the past two weeks. I ha [...]
Odegbami: I Cannot, And Shall Not, Celebrate This Bronze!

Odegbami: I Cannot, And Shall Not, Celebrate This Bronze!

I am an Olympian to the core. I went to two Olympics. The first was boycotted at the last minute [...]
Pass Mark for Super Eagles and Gernot Rohr

Pass Mark for Super Eagles and Gernot Rohr

By Mumini Alao FOLLOWING NIGERIA’s AFCON semi-final 2-1 loss to Algeria last weekend in Egypt, a de [...]
Odegbami: Gernot Rohr – All Is Forgiven… But Nigeria Needs a New Coach For 2022!

Odegbami: Gernot Rohr – All Is Forgiven… But Nigeria Needs a New Coach For 2022!

Last Wednesday night, the Super Eagles put up their best performance so far in AFCON 2019. As diffic [...]
Well Done Eagles, Now For the Hard Part; #Lions to Pussycats, Boys to Men!

Well Done Eagles, Now For the Hard Part; #Lions to Pussycats, Boys to Men!

By Mumini Alao I HAVE BEEN WRITING SOCCERTALK for 32 years now. This is the first time ever that I [...]
Odegbami: The ‘Mortal’ Sin of Gernot Rohr

Odegbami: The ‘Mortal’ Sin of Gernot Rohr

Thank God I am not in charge of Nigerian football. If I was, Gernot Rohr would either be history [...]
Die, Super Eagles, Die! By Mumini Alao

Die, Super Eagles, Die! By Mumini Alao

MY last diary on the on-going AFCON was a poser for the Super Eagles following their shock 2-0 defea [...]
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