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Schooled by the “Headmaster” – a Q&A with Mutiu Adepoju

Q&A with Mutiu Adepoju Mutiu Adepoju was part of Nigeria’s golden generation that delivered World Cup qualification in 1994. Earlier that year, Nigeria had won the Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia with Mutiu playing an important role thanks to...

Q&A with Francis Moniedafe

Q&A Francis Moniedafe Few people live up to the description of living legend as well as Nigerian Francis Moniedafe. A veteran of the game, Moniefade has done it all, from playing at every level of the game in Nigeria to...

Tonali explains Milan switch

Sandro Tonali says he "closed all other doors" when his childhood team Milan made it clear they wanted to sign him. Milan announced the signing of the Italy international on loan with an option to buy for a reported...

Edmond Tapsoba and the Bayer 04 Leverkusen defence – one reason Leverkusen could contend...

Bayer Leverkusen have never won the Bundesliga title — they have come close, though, in the past, and with Leon Bailey and Florian Wirtz helping transform Peter Bosz’s attacking philosophy into points on the pitch, they have never had...

Believing the dream – Yussuf Poulsen and the journey to the top with Leipzig

Yussuf Poulsen is a rarity in modern football, having joined RB Leipzig in the third division of German football and risen with the Red Bull-backed club all the way to the UEFA Champions League. On Tuesday Leipzig face Liverpool in...

Vandyke Sports and RESULT Sports to drive Africa’s first Sports innovation Hub in Partnership...

The University of Port Harcourt (Uniport)  and it’s Uniport Sports Institute  and Vandyke Sportscom Limited also known as Vandyke Sports have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 1, 2020.  The MOU was signed by Professor Stephen Okodudu, Vice-Chancellor of the University of...

Manuchim Ogundu’s Mainz 05 experience

LAST MONTH FSV MAINZ 05 WAS ABLE TO PROOF THE SUSTAINABILITY OF THEIR INTERNATIONAL ACTIVATIONS ONE MORE TIME. WITH THE 21 YEAR OLD MANUCHIM OGUNDU THE FIRST PARTICIPANT OF THE CLUBS ACTIVITIES IN NIGERIA LANDED IN GERMANY FOR ONE...

Lewandowsky unfortunate not to win Ballon d’Or

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has said Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski was extremely unfortunate not to claim last season’s Ballon d'Or. The Polish attacker enjoyed an incredible season in 2019-20, helping Bayern win the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League treble. ...

Vandrezzer FC to host Mainz 05 Digital Talent Day Nigeria

Vandrezzer FC will be the official Nigerian partner of Bundesliga giants 1.FSV Mainz 05 in their Digital Talent Day to be held on Sunday April 11, 2021 simultaneously at Mainz Stadium, the Opel Arena and at Vandrezzer’s home ground...

YOUSSOUFA MOUKOKO – THE BUNDESLIGA’S NEXT WONDERKIND?

The Bundesliga is home to some of the most exciting players in Europe, due not onlyto their current performances but also because of their potential to become football superstars. ...