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The 15 Richest Footballers in Nigeria and their Net Worth

With over 200 million people, Nigeria is a country with various sporting interests, but a widely celebrated one is football. Since 1949 when several Nigerian players were selected to represent the country in Europe, Nigeria has been producing some of the finest football players out of Africa. As football remains one of the most rewarding sports globally, most of these...

Things You Never Knew About Joseph Yobo the Nigerian Football Veteran

Joseph Yobo is a household name in the Nigerian Football Team. He is a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a defender (center back) who has had quite an eventful career both with the Nigerian National Team, as well as with clubs in France and England. The brother to former Nigeria senior team player Albert Yobo is also known...

Didier Drogba Age, Wife, Height, Weight, Net Worth

Through struggle and hard work, Ivorian professional footballer and legendary Chelsea Football Club striker, Didier Drogba, who is one of the most decorated players in the history of Premier League, has become a household name following his many achievements both on and off the field of play. In his prime, the 6 feet 2 inches striker was one to fear. A mention...

Kanu Nwankwo Biography, Wife, Kids, House, Net Worth, Quick Facts

Kanu Nwankwo, better known simply as Kanu or Papiloo from a popular TV ad, is a retired footballer and former captain of the Nigerian national team, the Super Eagles. He also most notably played for Ajax, Inter Milan, and English Premier League club Arsenal. Kanu is regarded as one of the best players in African football history having won...

9 Highest Paid Footballers In The World Right Now

This list of the highest paid footballers in the world, by the France Football Magazine, is collated by adding their club salaries, endorsement deals, as well as performance bonus. André Iniesta, Gareth Bale, Angel Di Maria among others on the list earns a huge sum that will make your eyes pop out in sweet fantasy. Although some players whom you hope...

Meet Fatma Samoura, FIFA’s First Female Secretary General

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura was appointed as FIFA's first female secretary general. The 51-year-old Nigerian-based Senegalese United Nations diplomat succeeded former secretary general Jerome Valcke, who has been banned from football-related activity for 12 years. FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, who announced Samora's appointment at FIFA's congress in Mexico City on Friday, said Samoura will resume work at football's governing body in June. He expressed...

Muhammad Ali Spouse, Net Worth, Children, Family, Height, Top 20 Quotes

As the world pays tribute to the man Muhammad Ali, we look back at some of his greatest quotes. Beyond being the greatest boxer that ever lived, Ali was a brilliant mind, a simply enthralling character. Any avid sports follower will attest to the fact that it's rare to find brute and brains in one package, but Ali had it all,...

Sunday Oliseh Biography, Wife and 15 Other Facts You Need to Know

The former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh was unveiled in Abuja as the new coach of the Nigerian Senior Men's Football team, two weeks after another former captain Stephen Keshi was sacked. Oliseh who was the overwhelming favourite to be handed the role immediately stated out what his 'modus operandi' will be and this will come as a shock to many Nigerians. On...

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