Oluwashina Okeleji

An African Super League seems a super-silly idea

Far from being the magical solution to Africa’s lacklustre football competitions, the proposed new league appears to be a case of CAF wanting to sweep its own inefficiency under the carpet

Nigeria’s Super Falcons: playing and begging

The Super Falcons are the undisputed queens of African football, winning 11 of the 13 women’s continental championships ever played. But they still have to beg the Nigerian federation for pay and respect

Out of the ghetto and into the English Premier League

For Odion Ighalo, growing up in an Ajegunle ghetto, one of the poorest and toughest neighborhoods of Lagos, was loaded with difficulties.

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