• ‘I was angry for weeks & nearly fought with Watford when they didn’t let me come for Rio Olympics’ – Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo

    ‘I was angry for weeks & nearly fought with Watford when they didn’t let me come for Rio Olympics’ – Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo

    Odion Ighalo was invited to play for the Under 23 team at the recently concluded Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil but surprisingly didn’t join the team’s camp. He’s now revealed that he really wanted to come to the Olympics and that his insistence nearly caused trouble between him, his club Watford and his club’s chairman ‎Gino Pozzo.

    According to Ighalo, he apologizes to Nigerians for not joining up with the Under 23 team that triumphed at Rio 2016 but he tried […]

  • Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Nigeria defeats Japan at Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Match

    Despite being in the international media for the wrong reason of a serially-delayed flight that could have led to missing their opening match of the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Nigerian Dream Team VI put up a spirited display to defeat Japan 5-4 in Manaus Friday morning.

    Nigeria went ahead in the seventh minute, after good work by Imoh Ezekiel on the right flank saw him carve out space to fire a left-footed shot that goalkeeper Masatoshi Kushibiki could only parry onto […]