1. Flying Eagles coach arrested over abuse of Alcohol in London
Our sources gather that the Nigeria U20 coach Paul Aigbogun might be caught in a hot mess with the Nigeria Football Federation, following his arrest by the London Police for being a public nauseant.
Aigbogun, who presently resided in North West London, was arrested by the London Police outside a woman’s house at 6.o’clock on Friday, December 28 on charges of domestic violence and being five times over the legal alcohol limit when tested.
2. We Are Not Terrified By The Past Glory Of Our Opponents , We strongly Optimistic – Mike Idoko
The pride of Benue Lobi Stars has become the fifth Nigerian club go past the first group of the CAF Champions League in 10 years.
Going into the next round of the group stage in the CAF Champions League, the Ortom boys are tasked with carry the heavy weight of a nation long denied glory in that elite competition and indeed in all continental club competitions.
3. An Amazing Year for Lesser Sports
Two standout events of 2018 were the World Cup in Russia and the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The Super Eagles that represented Nigeria at the global football showpiece was the youngest of all the 32 teams. As the result of the experimentation of Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, in his first two years in charge, nobody expected any miracle from happening at the Mundial. In this first part of the review of sports in Nigeria in 2018, DURO IKHAZUAGBE takes a look at the so-called lesser sports given little attention yet produce the best results when it matter most.
4. ‘It’s a dream come true’ – Rasheedat Ajibade elated after sealing transfer move to Avaldsnes
Nigeria international Rasheedat Ajibade says ‘it’s a dream come true’ for her after joining Avaldsnes.
The 19-year-old was handed a two-year contract in Norway after ending a nine-year stay with FC Robo Queens.
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5. Arsenal eye huge £36m starlet swoop; Liverpool to revive transfer interest in key January target
Liverpool could look to move for PSG star Adrien Rabiot in January, according to the latest reports.
Rabiot has fallen out of favour under boss Thomas Tuchel after he refused to sign a new deal at the French club.
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