IceQueen's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

Time to wake a sleeping Giant...

...Calling on Gov. Fashola to revive Stores.



Stationery (Super) Stores, one of Nigeria's biggest clubs, have been in a state of coma for years and years now, thus depriving Lagos, Nigeria largest city, of a top flight club.





Much as Julius Berger, First Bank, Niger Dock and later NPA, have tried, they never could equal the following ascribed to Stores, which ran into millions of fans.





I remember watching the 1990 FA cup final between Stores and Enugu… Continue

Added by IceQueen on January 31, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Finding Jay Jay.

When an alcoholic beverage maker in Nigeria initiated a campaign to have Nigerian football fans vote for an all time selection for the national team, Finidi George was erroneously selected as the right winger in a 4-4-2 formation. That spot should have gone to Segun Odegbami.



Odegbami, who was nicknamed, mathematical, in reference to his day job as an Engineer, was the peak of the bunch in the first golden age of Nigerian football. A combination of pace, power and a sublime touch… Continue

Added by IceQueen on January 6, 2010 at 1:18am — 1 Comment

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