Tag: Nelson Mandela

Odegbami: Racism – Nigeria Needs To Take The Lead Again In Africa!

Odegbami: Racism – Nigeria Needs To Take The Lead Again In Africa!

Several years ago, my team, IICC Shooting Stars FC, went to play a continental club match in Malawi. [...]
Odegbami: Future Of Sports In Africa After Covid -19

Odegbami: Future Of Sports In Africa After Covid -19

Last Monday night I was a panelist on an international virtual conference that involved Liberian Pre [...]
VIDEO – 20th Laureus: Serena, Ronaldo, Bolt, Federer, Others Speak As Mandela’s Powerful Speech Resonates

VIDEO – 20th Laureus: Serena, Ronaldo, Bolt, Federer, Others Speak As Mandela’s Powerful Speech Resonates

On the occasion of the 20th Laureus World Sports Awards, Watch world's renowned sports superstars li [...]
20th Laureus: Sports Stars,  Laureus Family Reflect On Mandela’s Legacy; Look To Future

20th Laureus: Sports Stars, Laureus Family Reflect On Mandela’s Legacy; Look To Future

On this day [May 25, 2020] 20 years ago, one of the most powerful speeches in sporting history was s [...]
Odegbami: Between Nigeria, Sport, Apartheid and Xenophobia!

Odegbami: Between Nigeria, Sport, Apartheid and Xenophobia!

There is always something confounding about South Africa. When I first heard the word ‘Apartheid [...]
Odegbami: A New Dawn in Ogun State Through Sports And The Arts?

Odegbami: A New Dawn in Ogun State Through Sports And The Arts?

We have a new governor in Ogun State – Prince Dapo Abiodun. Several weeks ago, I called him on te [...]
Odegbami: How Nelson Mandela Led Me To Discover The Power Of Sport That Can Transform Nigeria!

Odegbami: How Nelson Mandela Led Me To Discover The Power Of Sport That Can Transform Nigeria!

On Monday, October 2, 2017, I shall be speaking at a public forum called The Platform organized by t [...]
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