• Taribo West likens himself to Leon Balogun

    Taribo West likens himself to Leon Balogun

    The former Nigerian international has compared himself with the Mainz defender following his brilliant performances whenever he wears the Super Eagles’ jersey.

    Taribo West has praised Leon Balogun for the tidy defending role he plays in Gernot Rohr’s team, confessing that whenever he sees Balogun play, he reminds him of his playing days.

    Following Nigeria’s win over Algeria, the former Inter Milan defender reserved some comments for the German-born Nigerian who shows a degree of leadership in the defence.

    Since making his debut […]

  • How Taribo West sabotaged Nigeria’s 2002 World Cup chances – Onigbinde

    How Taribo West sabotaged Nigeria’s 2002 World Cup chances – Onigbinde

    Super Eagles handler to the Korea/Japan 2002 FIFA World Cup, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has claimed that his untouchable defender, Taribo West, sabotaged the team’s aspiration to do well in the competition by deliberately allowing opposing teams to score goals against the Nigerian team.

    Onigbinde, revealed to Newtelegraph that, inviting the likes of Taribo, Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo and other Eagles stars from the disbanded Mali 2002 Nations Cup team was a big mistake.

    He said, “Soon after the collapse of the […]

  • Taribo dismisses death rumours, says ‘I’m alive’

    Taribo dismisses death rumours, says ‘I’m alive’

    Former Nigeria defender Taribo West has dispelled news on the social media and websites claiming he died in a South African hospital on Thursday.

    Nigerian website gongnews. com had the headline ‘Another tragedy: Taribo West dies at 50’ while smithrise. com’s was ‘Former Nigerian Defender Taribo West Dies in South Africa.’

    “The former defender of Nigeria Super Eagles who is now a pastor and founder of Shelter in The Storm Miracle Ministries of All Nations has died in South Africa early morning […]