Why Nigeria, 27 African Countries boycotted the 1976 Montréal Olympic Games

Montréal was the first Canadian city to hold an Olympic Games in 1976. The 21st Olympiad took place between July 17 and August 1, 1976.
Why Africa Boycotted the 1966 FIFA World Cup

Why Africa Boycotted the 1966 FIFA World Cup

The 1966 FIFA World Cup hosted by England remains the only tournament to have been boycotted by an entire continent (Africa) even to this day.

Ernest Okonkwo: The ‘Intercontinental Ballistic Missile’ Football Commentator

The death of Ernest Okonkwo on August 7, 1990, apparently marked the death of apt football radio commentary in Nigeria...
The Day India Beat Nigeria 99-1

The day India beat the Green Eagles of Nigeria 99-1

In light of this, FIFA banned India from playing football for years because the Indians might adopt black magic to manipulate international matches.
Sam Henshaw Ibiam: Nigeria's First Goalkeeper

Nigeria’s First Goalkeeper: Sam Henshaw Ibiam, the Black Magnet

Sam Henshaw Ibiam did not concede a single goal in eight of the nine years he represented Nigeria; and in all his nine years, he conceded only five goals.

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