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...

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.
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.
A History of Nigerian Football: From Red Devils to Super Eagles

A History of Nigerian Football: From Red Devils to Super Eagles

The Nigerian Football Team was not known as the Super Eagles from its inception in 1949. The football team was known as the...Green Eagles.
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.

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