• Super Eagles Legend, Kanu Nwankwo In Tears as He Buries Late Mum In Abia State (Photos)

    Super Eagles Legend, Kanu Nwankwo In Tears as He Buries Late Mum In Abia State (Photos)

    Super Eagles most decorated football superstar, Kanu Nwankwo, who recently lost his mother, Mrs Susan Kanu Iheme, on September 7, has finally laid her to eternal rest in his home-town, Abia state.

    Retired Super Eagles striker, Nwankwo Kanu, a.k.a Papillo, who captained the Nigerian national team for 16 years from 1994 until 2010, on Saturday, December 3rd, buried his late mother, Susan Nwannediya Kanu at his home-town, Amannagwu village in Arochukwu LGA, Abia State.

    Recall that the mother of the […]

  • Kanu And Okocha Are My Football Idols – Yaya Toure

    Kanu And Okocha Are My Football Idols – Yaya Toure

    Ivory Coast and Manchester City veteran midfielder Yaya Toure has revealed that Nigerian football legends Austin Okocha and Kanu Nwankwo are his African idols.

    Reputed for his mesmerising skills and trickery, Okocha who was a shining star for Paris Saint-Germain and Bolton Wanderers is known as one of the most talented football players of his time.

    Kanu was twice an African Player of the Year. He also won the Champions League, UEFA Cup, league titles and other trophies. He is regarded as […]

  • Kanu salutes Super Eagles for beating Algeria

    Kanu salutes Super Eagles for beating Algeria

    Ex-international Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for taming the Desert Foxes of Algeria 3-1 in a World Cup qualifier today.

    The former Arsenal star took to his Twitter handle to shower praise on the Super Eagles, who outscored one of the best teams in Africa.

    “Congratulation boys, we are very proud of you all and well done,” he saluted.

    He also congratulated the coaching crew led by Gernot Rohr, NFF and the supporters.

    Nigeria remain top of Group B with […]

  • Nwankwo Kanu tips spirited Eagles to cage Algeria

    Nwankwo Kanu tips spirited Eagles to cage Algeria

    Kanu Nwankwo believes the Nigeria’s Super Eagles have a great chance of beating Algeria’s Desert Warriors in Saturday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier in Uyo.

    The two sides meet toe to toe at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium with a win for Nigeria guaranteeing them top spot in Group B after match day two.

    Kanu says the attitude and body language of the players fills him with enormous confidence that a win could be on the cards for the Super Eagles on Saturday.

    “I […]

  • Kanu had a great impact on my career – Wenger

    Kanu had a great impact on my career – Wenger

    Manager of Arsenal football club, Arsene Wenger on Friday said former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, had a great impact on his career.

    Wenger was speaking as he celebrates 20 years as the Gunners manager, describing Kano as one of the most outstanding African players he worked with at the club.

    He also heaped praises on Kolo Toure, while reflecting on his time at Arsenal, and went ahead to reserve praise for the likes of Victor Ikpeba and George Weah who played under […]

  • Kanu Nwankwo and actor Osita ‘Paw Paw’ Iheme stare each other down

    Kanu Nwankwo and actor Osita ‘Paw Paw’ Iheme stare each other down

    They wanted to know who had the hardest stare…

    They wanted to know who had the hardest

  • Amara shares loved up selfies with husband, Kanu Nwankwo  … photos

    Amara shares loved up selfies with husband, Kanu Nwankwo  … photos

    Amara Kanu and her daughter were at Emirates stadium yesterday for the Arsenal charity match in which Kanu played in and also scored 3 goals. She met some of his old teammates and shared photos

    Amara Kanu and her daughter were at Emirates stadium yesterday for the Arsenal charity match in which Kanu played in and also scored 3 goals. She met some of his old teammates and shared

  • Arsenal legend Kanu predicted he’d score a hat-trick against AC Milan legends

    Arsenal legend Kanu predicted he’d score a hat-trick against AC Milan legends

    The only thing weirder than a 40-year-old (at least) Kanu scoring a hat-trick is that he actually predicted himself that he’d do it a few days earlier.

    The Nigerian is back at the Emirates Stadium today for an Arsenal legends match, and has been tearing it up against visitors Milan with three well-taken goals.

    Kanu was not the most prolific scorer during his playing career with the Gunners, but he certainly seemed confident he’d have a good day today when he spoke […]

  • Better than Giroud! Arsenal fans beg Wenger to re-sign Kanu

    Better than Giroud! Arsenal fans beg Wenger to re-sign Kanu

    Arsenal fans are getting all nostalgic today as they watch a Legends XI in action against AC Milan Glorie at the Emirates Stadium.

    Kanu is one of the names back on show for the Gunners today, and it didn’t take long for him to find the back of the net with a looping header from Emmanuel Petit’s cross.

    In general, the Nigerian has looked one of the more dangerous names on show so far this afternoon, and some Arsenal fans already think […]

  • Kanu Nwankwo’s Second Son Turns 9..and he gets a loving shout-out from his parents

    Kanu Nwankwo’s Second Son Turns 9..and he gets a loving shout-out from his parents

    Kanu’s second son, Iain Kachi Kanu is 9 years old today August 24th and his football legend dad gave him a loving shout out on social media. Happy birthday Iain. He also got a shout out from his mum

    Kanu’s second son, Iain Kachi Kanu is 9 years old today August 24th and his football legend dad gave him a loving shout out on social media. Happy birthday Iain. He also got a shout out from his

  • Uche Ejimofor is the man who discovered Me- Kanu

    Uche Ejimofor is the man who discovered Me- Kanu

    20 years after Nigeria’s victory at the Olympics men’s football event, Adelove sports talks to the man who discovered one of the key actors of that triumph.

    In Owerri, the name of Uche Ejimofor is synonymous with football since the 1980s. A former footballer who became a journalist and then a club administrator, Ejimofor is famous for surviving a plane crash with Iwuanyanwu Nationale in 1993 that left two players dead and others maimed.

    He wears it proudly as a badge of […]