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Libya wins the CHAN 2014 and claim first African senior title.

February 1, 2014 11:28 pm0 comments
Libya wins the CHAN 2014 and claim first African senior title.

A look into the 2014 CHAN Final between Libya and Ghana , which ended in a draw after extra time. Libya won the shoot out to win the competition and claim first African senior title.

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CHAN 2014 organisers lack creativity to promote vital competition

January 15, 2014 12:40 am0 comments
CHAN 2014 organisers lack creativity to promote vital competition

A list of suggestions for the organisers to promote CHAN 2014 to fans,sponsors and broadcasters.The football event started on 11th January 2013 with little or no coverage. I also talk about the importance of the tournament to players and national coaches.

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African national football federation should handover financial affairs to private companies

November 30, 2013 9:55 pm0 comments
African national football federation should handover financial affairs to private companies

A look into the constant problems faced by a few African national federations and my proposal that certain financial affairs of the national football teams is handed to private companies. This would reduce the frequency and the time spent in resolution.

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Golden Eaglets make history as the winners of 2013 FIFA Under 17 finals

November 8, 2013 9:22 pm0 comments
Golden Eaglets make history as the winners of 2013 FIFA Under 17 finals

An overview of the Golden Eaglets empathic passage to winning 2013 FIFA Under -17 world cup held in UAE between 17th October to 8th November 2013. And thus making history as the best nation in the Under 17 Category.

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Time is now to hire african coaches for the Senior national team

November 5, 2013 8:42 pm0 comments
Time is now to hire african coaches for the Senior national team

Why it is no longer valid the reasons given for a decline in football Associations not hiring an African Managers. I detail a few scenarios to conclude that they should be given an opportunity in 2014 World Cup.

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10 African nations close in on qualification for 2014 world cup

October 9, 2013 7:11 pm0 comments
10 African nations close in on qualification for 2014 world cup

A preview of the 5 WCQ play offs matches, to determine which 5 African Nations represent the Continent in Rio 2014. The first leg scheduled between 12th to 15th October 2013 and second leg scheduled for 16th to 19th November 2013. The draw pairs Tunisia vs Cameroon, Ghana vs Egypt, Ethiopia vs Nigeria, Burkina Faso vs Algeria and Ivory Coast vs Senegal

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Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

September 30, 2013 4:06 pm0 comments
Self Discipline is key to holding back increase in dishonesty in sports

A look into the root of dishonesty in sports. I also provide recent examples of the problem. Suggesting Self discipline as a viable solution to slowing down the increase of the problem.

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3 African Football Association are being investigated by FIFA

July 2, 2013 10:26 pm0 comments
3 African Football Association are being investigated by FIFA

One of the many benefits of technology ….in today’s world is the easy access to information. Thus, it was with intrigue …that I reacted to the news about a FIFA probe

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The Demise of Creativity in African Football

June 8, 2013 1:44 pm1 comment
Nigeria's midfielder Jay Jay Okocha (R) struggles to keep control of the ball in front of Sweden's midfielder Anders Svensson during match 21 group F of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea Japan opposing Sweden and Nigeria 07 June, 2002 in Kobe, Japan. AFP PHOTO TORU YAMANAKA

The 1998 World Cup held in France, Nigeria advanced from the Group Stage, which included Spain, Paraguay and Bulgaria. It was not the first time that Nigeria or a country representing Africa advanced from the Group Stage. They also advanced to the second round in 1994 FIFA World Cup USA in a group comprising Argentina, Bulgaria and Greece. But it was achieved by playing a brand of football that entertained neutral football fans watching on TV or lucky enough to have stadium tickets. On both occasions, the other African countries Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa did not advance to the second round. And although Nigeria lost in the second round […]

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