553 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, May 30, 2020. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 378 cases were recorded in Lagos, 52 in FCT, 23 in Delta, 22 in Edo, 14 in Rivers, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Kaduna, […]
Victor Osimhen of Lille, Tammy Abraham of Chelsea, Fikayo Tomori of Chelsea, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis of Club Brugge and Bukayo Saka of Arsenal among others lead the Nigerian charge in Europe so far this season. What a delight these lads are!
It doesn’t matter if some of these youngsters are not playing for Nigeria….What matters most is that they have the green and white or Nigerian blood running in their veins.
This is a big silence and shame on xenophobia and it’s creators and apostles. You cannot destroy Nigeria. You can hate, you can as well wail but you cannot take away the fact that Nigeria is blessed. This goes to our enemies across the globe. You cannot stop the star from shinning. Nigeria is indeed a star.
If only, our leaders could cash on the blessings that God has deposited and rained on the country to transform it to what it should be…even if in the area of sports at least.
Back to football and the explosion of our stars, this current situation reminds us of how six Nigerian youngsters led England to winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup four years ago. We celebrated them even if they were featuring for another country. That is the same way we are celebrating Anthony Joshua because he is our own. We must be proud of ourselves and our own irrespective of how our leaders are treating us.
With the explosion of these stars, we could only hope that Gernot Rohr would cease the advantage to build a stronger and better Super Eagles especially the attack of the team however on the availability of the players who want to play for Nigeria.