Nigeria’s Great Keshi Dies

Stephen Keshi

The iconic Nigeria's Coach Keshi is regarded as one of the country's great sons. The only African coach to have guided two different African nations to the FIFA World Cup. The Nigeria's great Keshi dies amid his national team dwindling times with the international football performance. He has been an AFCON champion both as a captain and a coach. His performance rates with 64 cups for the Super Eagles and also featured 99 times in a spellbinding matches for Anderlecht in the Belgium league scoring 19 goals before he went on to coach Togo, Mali and Nigeria. Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi died in the early hours of Wednesday 8th June 2016 of cardiac arrest, aged 54 according to the local media reports. This

Remembering Our Heroes

independence stadium

In remembering our heroes thesportlr  travel back 23 years into the past to the coast of Libreville, Gabon, a country with shores facing the Atlantic ocean. This is where the plane crashed in the early morning of 28th April 1993 and killed all 30 passengers that included the crew, Football Association Of Zambia officials, coaches and the travelling players.   The Zambia national soccer team was travelling to Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) having come from Mauritius with a record win. "The Chipolopolo were a very promising Zambia national soccer team. At the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul they thrashed Italy 4–0. They had their eyes on the 1993 Africa Cup of Nations trophy and a place at their first World Cup." Among the coaching

Sepp Blatter 40 Year Reign

Sepp Blatter has resigned as president of football's governing body FIFA. The 40-year old FIFA president reign has come to an end amid a corruption scandal. The 79-year-old Swiss was re-elected last week, despite seven top FIFA officials being arrested two days before the vote as part of a US prosecution. Fifa was rocked last week by the arrests on charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering as part of a US prosecution that also indicted 14 people. A separate criminal investigation by Swiss authorities into how the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were allocated is also under way. BBC Sport's Natalie Pirks looks back at the controversial career of football's 'Teflon man'. However African football legends such as Kalusha Bwalya popularly known

A Messi Year with a Messiah Type Topling

With 56 goals to himself so far this season, a double trophy already in-hand, their is less doubt of the pending UEFA topling. Towards the end of the season Messi has yet given his unflinching type  style we have participated our eyes on through the years,  proved back to his ridiculous "no one can stop Messi" type goals. The world footballer yet stands at his helm in 2015! And proving him wrong that this calendar less promises him will not only shudder but bring insult among many loved fans. The UEFA final with Juventus will settle the season in some style and form to continue consolidating a Messi remembrance. No wonder almost every match that Messi participates in, a record

Saté Saté Logic | A Nkana View of Ronald Kampamba

Ronald Kampamba proudly known as Sate Sate

There is an Ode To Joy in the Zambia super league particularly for fans at Chilata with subs  Sate Sate Jubilee, a victory song circulating with a Kopala Swag and others accent. Saté Jubilee doesn't err; It's the ball itself which would Ati Saté Jubilee talufyanya; Ni bola iyine eingalubana   Not exactly schillers' but Beethoven demonstration is close identifying elements that bring brothers together.  At Nkana Ronald Kampamba , has earned such names as Landlord wa PaChilata for his personal attachment and dedication to the club. He is also referred to as Kalubula (Saviour) for his habitual solo goals whenever chips are down. In his childhood, he used to always suggest a 30 minute-halfed match when playing street football. And the name Saté Saté (30-30) stuck with