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Football Craze by Adewale Sobowale

Football Craze by Adewale Sobowale

I don’t have any apology for not supporting any European football club. I believe if we could put our acts together we could always have a much better league. In any case, quite a number of the players there are from here and elsewhere in Africa. It has reached a stage where supporters of opposing […]

Sierra Leone Probes Goals Galore – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

Sierra Leone Probes Goals Galore – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

The Sierra Leone Foolball Association (SLFA) has launched an investigation into the unbelievable cases of two first division soccer matches that ended in a total of 187 goals. Faca to Face Africa reports that Kahunla Rangers defeated Lumbebu United with a scoreline of 95–0. Meanwhile, Gulf FC beat Koquima Lebanon with a scoreline of 91 […]

On Qatar World Cup by Adewale Sobowale

On Qatar World Cup by Adewale Sobowale

I wonder why Qatar should have been allowed to host the World Cup!We have written about the Arab country’s treatment of migrant workers which is full of abuses. The global football body, FIFA, itself admitted to the fact that contractors handling preparations for the World Cup violated workers’ standards. Now we are faced with having […]

BOEHLY BUYS CHELSEA – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

BOEHLY BUYS CHELSEA – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

Todd Boehly is the new owner of the famous English football club, Chelsea FC! Boehly is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He has investments various companies. Boehly’s grandparents were from Germany. He graduated from Landon School, Maryland in 1971. While in school, he was into wrestling. He represented the school at the I.A.C. championships. […]

FIFA TO COMPENSATE MIGRANT WORKERS? – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

FIFA TO COMPENSATE MIGRANT WORKERS? – Adéwálé Ṣóbọ̀wálé

World Football governing body, FIFA, has been urged by Amnesty International and other rights groups to compensate migrant workers in Qatar for “human rights abuses” while preparing for the 2022 World Cup. The body was told to set aside $440 million as compensation. The groups wrote to the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino to inform […]

Chelsea for Sale

Chelsea for Sale

By Adewale Sobowale, In one of the fall outs of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russian businessman, Roman Abramovich has said he would sell Chelsea Football Club. Reuters reported he would be selling the Club 19 years after buying it. The Club had been generally successful after Abramovich bought it for 140 million pounds in 2003. Since […]

AFCON 2021: From 3-0 down, Cameroon wins 3rd-place match on penalties

AFCON 2021: From 3-0 down, Cameroon wins 3rd-place match on penalties

By Nathan Otaba, Cameroon produced an epic fightback from 3-0 down to draw level at 3-3 before winning the third-place match against Burkina Faso 5-3 in a penalty shootout at the African Cup of Nations on Saturday. Cameroon produced an epic fightback from 3-0 down to draw level at 3-3 before winning the third-place match […]

AFCON Semi Final: Egypt ends Cameroon’s race for 6th title, beat hosts in penalties

AFCON Semi Final: Egypt ends Cameroon’s race for 6th title, beat hosts in penalties

A night of devastation and shattered hopes in Cameroon after the Pharoahs of Egypt booked their place for the final match of the AFCON 2021 competition at the expense of hosts Cameroon. Egypt beat Cameroon 3-1 in penalties in what was a tension soaked match. Three Cameroonian players missed their spotkicks making the penalty session […]

FIFA President Gianni Infantino criticised for African migrants comments

FIFA President Gianni Infantino criticised for African migrants comments

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has been criticised for comments referencing African migrants dying at sea when talking about the reforms to football’s calendar. World football’s governing body has put forward plans which include staging a World Cup every two years. Infantino says more regular World Cups can help provide hope for some nations but his […]

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal wins epic tie-break as Denis Shapovalov beats Alexander Zverev

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal wins epic tie-break as Denis Shapovalov beats Alexander Zverev

Rafael Nadal progressed to the Australian Open quarter-finals with a straight-set win over Adrian Mannarino as the Spaniard continues his quest for a record-breaking 21st major title. Nadal, 35, edged an epic 28-minute first-set tie-break as he eventually converted his seventh set point. Mannarino struggled with injury after the tie-break, as the sixth seed went […]

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