Author name: Olawale

Manchester United vs. Liverpool: An Historical Perspective

Advertisement Ayo Mathew Before the inception of the Premier League in 1992, the two sides that dominated the narratives of English football were Manchester United and Liverpool. These two sides share between themselves 38 league titles even though Liverpool are yet to win the Premier League in its new format. Advertisement This rivalry is one …

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Ronaldo hits 700 goals: Can Lionel Messi ever?

Advertisement Tosin Abayomi Another milestone was achieved when Cristiano Ronaldo converted a penalty kick for Portugal in their Euro 2020 qualification game against Ukraine. That was his 700th professional goal for club and country combined. Advertisement Of his 700 goals, he scored 95 for Portugal, which means he is just behind 14 strikes behind Iranian …

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A Career of Ups And Downs, an Ivorian Idol and Five Things You Didn’t Know About Victor Osihmen

Advertisement Many know Victor James Osimhen from his exploits with the U-17 squad and he is set to lead the Super Eagles attack in the international friendly against the Seleção of Brazil in Singapore. After having difficulties kick starting his professional career in Europe, Osimhen is now doing great for himself in France after moving …

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Who is Viv Solomon-Otabor? Here Are Five Things You Didn’t Know About Eagles’ Latest Invitee

Advertisement As the Super Eagles of Nigeria prepare for the mouth-watering showdown against the Selecao of Brazil, Coach Gernot Rohr has handed invitation to a another debutant; Viv Efosa Solomom-Otabor as a replacement for the injured Samuel Kalu. Relatively unknown; Otabor plays as a winger for CSKA Sofia in the Bulgarian League and has featured …

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Giuseppe Meazza: The Story of Italy’s Best All-Round Footballer

Advertisement Olawale Agbede – Chief Sports Writer This is one of many anecdotes about the Marlon Brando-esque goal-scoring machine. His masculinity oozed into his rough performances, impressive for his slight build, and proved irresistible to the female contingents of the northern capital. It’s the life many dream of. In foreign land, the stories of his …

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