NBA family eulogises fallen Malone

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE The NBA fraternity is replete with eulogies by both active and retired stars in commemoration of the death of Hall of Famer, Moses Malone, who passed on Sunday aged 60. The death of the of 76ers great and ferocious rebounder clearly eclipsed Floyd Mayweather historic 49th victory over Andre Berto in Las

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Akwa Ibom Treating Me Like Orphan, Cries Etim

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Former Nigeria international, Etim John Esin says he cannot understand why he is being treated like an orphan by successive Akwa Ibom State governments despite putting the state on the world football map. Speaking exclusively to sportsrollcall.com, Etim also revealed how the immediate past Godswill Akpabio-led government frustrated his plans to set

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Femi Opabunmi needs a job, wife cries out

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE— Bukola Opabunmi, Femi Opabunmi’s wife wants well-meaning Nigerians to help her husband with a job to enable the former Nigeria international fend for his family. While regretting her husband’s unfulfilled football dreams and thanking those who responded positively to their recent cry for help, Bukola maintains the family cannot thrive on exhaustible

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Matthaus: I’m done with coaching

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Germany legend Lothar Matthaus said he has permanently shelved his coaching career. “It would certainly be spectacular, if you’d see me again as a coach. But that’s actually shelved, “the 54-year-old said in an interview with” trading” “I would always have the option to do so. But I do not want it.

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Rivaldo returns to action at 43!

BY OUR CORRESPONDENT Former Brazil and Barcelona midfielder, Rivaldo wants to turn back the hands of the clock by returning to action for Brazilian side Mogi Mirim, where he is president. At 43, Rivaldo is seriously considering coming out of retirement to belt a few games if his knee is okay. “After a lot of

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La Liga tribute for Nigeria’s Ohehen

BY GODWIN AIKIGBE The Primera División (First Division) of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), commonly known in the English-speaking world as La Liga, has extolled the virtues of retired Nigeria striker Chistopher Ohenhen for his exploits at SD Compostela. “What was Ohen Nusa? The Nigerian striker who excelled in theSD_Compostela #SienteLaLiga” the football

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