Dumnodi Okonta

Rants! There Will Be Another Chris Giwa In 2018 Says Dumnodi Okonta

Gameup.com.ng had reported to you few weeks back after Dumnodi Okonta tweeted to FIFA to get ready to ban more people from the NFF after the coming elections in 2018. He tweeted this after Chris Giwa and four others were placed on a worldwide football ban.

It seems like Dumnodi is still on this matter and it seems like a rant after news broke out from the Supreme Court.
 
Dumnodi's Tweet

Dumnodi Okonta To FIFA: Get Ready To Ban More People In 2018

The FIFA ban on Chris Giwa has got people talking on their various different opinions. 
Dumnodi Okonta has also expressed his views on the issue but his views differ a bit.

"Dear @FIFAcom get ready to ban more people in 2018 when the next NFF elections are held because same skewed electoral process would play out"

"Dear @FIFAcom The problem of Nigerian Football isn't  Chris Giwa but the skewed electoral process in NFF that keeps throwing up 'Nonsense'."
 
Dunmnodi Okonta Writes FIFA

Uche Agbo, Dumnodi Okonta Says Eagles Not Scared Of Cameroon

Former Super Eagles player Uche Agbo has joined several Nigerians to express faith in the Rohr led Eagles. Agbo believes that Nigeria will overcome the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the crucial back to back world cup qualifier.

“With all due respect, the AFCON is not the World Cup.  And whatever Cameroon achieved at the AFCON will not stop us from being at Russia 2018,” he said. 

“I haven’t seen anything special in the Cameroonian team. They do not have what it takes to stop the Super Eagles. 

“No team can stop us from the World Cup.”

Dumnodi Okonta Condemn Remo Stars Home Ground

Popular and active NPFL reporter and fan Dumnodi Okonta has condemned Remo Stars over their home ground. 

"This Sagamu Stadium is terrible......It shouldn't even host horse race let alone a professional football league game #NPFL"   said Dumnodi Okonta.

The Sagamu international stadium was approved for use for the newcomers by the NFF about 3 weeks ago

 

The Biggest Game On Earth Today Is At Sani Abacha Stadium In Kano - Dumnodi Okonta

Dumnodi Okonta expressed his view on football matches today. 

"The biggest game on Earth today is at Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano ; @PillarsFC vs @FCIfeanyiUbah live on @SuperSportTV at 4pm #NPFLisback" said Dumnodi on twitter.

Despite AFCON' kick off today coupled with the likes of Barca, Chelsea, Tottenham, PSG, Arsenal and a host of top teams in Europe who have featured today Dumnodi still thinks the match between Pillars FC vs FCIfeanyiUbah is the biggest match on planet Earth.

Charity Cup: Dumnodi Okonta Lashes Dalung, Questions NFF

Top sports reporter and producer Dumnodi Okonta lashed Solomon Dalung over the poor state of the Abuja National Stadium football pitch. The pitch looked bumpy and weedy was described by Dumnodi as Shameful. 

Nigerian News

Lagos Beach Olympic: Ten Teams To Compete In Maiden Edition   

Each of the 10 teams that will compete at the maiden edition of the Beach Olympics will be named after a Nigerian hero, organisers of the event, which is scheduled for March 3 and 4 at the Atlantic City, Lagos, have said.

 

Sunshine Stars Troop Out On Akure Streets To Protest Unpaid Salaries    

It's so glearing that football in Nigeria will still face protests of unpaid allowances and wages. Recently the Falcons took to the streets of Abuja to protest unpaid allowances after conquering Africa for the 7th time.

 

Rangers FC Not Begging For Money - Ndukwe   

Recently news broke ot that the players refused to collect the money issued out to them for continental football then another news broke out that the team has been begging for money to help them pursue continental success.

 

Lagos City Marathon: Six Things You Should Know   

Twenty Nigerians will win cash prizes from the Lagos City Marathon from the female & male categories. The star prize for the wining Nigerians ranges from N1M to N20,000.

The winner in the competition will win a whopping $50,000

 

Rohr To Call Up Five New Players For Senegal Friendly   

Five players who have never been called up to the Super Eagles will be in the squad for the friendly game against Senegal and possibly Ghana. 

 

What! Abandoned Nigerian Stadium Turned To Trailer Park   

The Muda Lawal Stadium, Asero, Abeokuta, Ogun State—once the home of Abiola Babes in the 80s, when it was known as Asero Stadium – has been converted to a park for heavy duty vehicles.

 

Sad! Former Super Eagles Coach Paul Hamilton's Leg Amputated   

Former Super Eagles coach Paul Hamilton’s leg has been amputated, The PUNCH has learnt.

The 75-year-old former international has been bedridden for months before his left leg was amputated from the knee, Hamilton’s wife, Durdy, said.

 

CAF Appoints Two Nigerian Referees For Continental Duties   

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has appointed two Nigerian referees to officiate in the First Round , Second Leg matches of continental club competitions.

 

World Cup Qualifier: Cameroon Aiming Four Points Against Nigeria    

AFCON 2017 Champions, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are hoping they can pick at least four points off Nigeria’s Super Eagles when both teams clash in crunch 2018 World Cup qualifiers starting in August.

 

Nigeria will defeat Sout Africa & Cameroon Says Rohr   

Prior to AFCON 2017 Nigeria appeared like a better team than Cameroon but their victorious outingg in Gabon has raised eyebrows ahead of their World cup qualifier with Nigeria.

 

Yakubu Aiyegbeni Joins English League One Side   

Former Everton & Super Eagles forward, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, has completed his return to English football after signing a short-term deal with Coventry City a team which features in League One.

Aiyegbeni, 34, has been without a club since he left Turkish side Kayserispor in 2016.

 

Basketball: Kano Pillars Star, Abubakar Usman Set To Fight For D' Tigers Shirt   

With a terrific display at FIBA Africa Champions Cup (ACC) last December in Cairo, Abubakar Usman reminded everyone how he is preparing to regain a place in the senior men’s national team, the D’Tigers. 

 

EPL, LA LIGA, SERIE A

Granada vs Real Betis: Match Preview, Facts & Stats   

Granada have not lost in their last eight Andalusian derbies at home in La Liga (W4 D4); last losing in May 2014 (0-2 vs Almeria).

 

Competition At Manchester City Will Help Iheanacho - Mikel Obi   

Nigeria's Super Eagles captain and legend John Mikel Obi who spent 10 and half years at English Premier League giants Chelsea has advised Kelechi Iheanacho on his future at Manchester City. 

 

Bournemouth 0-2 Man City: Sterling Reduces Chelsea's Lead To Eight Points    

Guariola's men climbed into second in the Premier League table with a 2-0 win over Bournemouth, although the triumph was soured by Gabriel Jesus’ early injury.

 

Lazio vs AC Milan: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

C Milan have only lost three of their last 37 Serie A games against Lazio, winning 16 and sharing 18 draws.

 

Bournemouth vs Manchester City: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

Manchester City have never lost to Bournemouth in a league game, winning seven and drawing two.

 

Swansea 2-0 Leicester: Musa, Ndidi Continues Free Fall   

Musa, Vardy, Mahrez, Ndidi and others have not scored a premier league goal in year 2017 which as accounted for their free fall in the league.

 

Burnley 1-1 Chelsea: Robbie Brady's Goal Holds Blues   

Conte's men missed the opportunity to open up a 12-point gap at the Premier League summit as Burnley fought back to earn a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

 

Ferdinard: Iwobi, Others Don't Have Premier League wining Mentality    

Ferdinard's opinion on Arsenal will certainly make Alex Iwobi and his colleagues have a re-think as the former United defender believes they can't win the title yet.

 

Swansea vs Leicester: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

Since beating Leicester in their first Premier League meeting in October 2014, the Swans have lost each of their last four, scoring once and conceding 11.

 

Burnley vs Chelsea: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

Burnley have never won a Premier League encounter against Chelsea, losing four of five previous attempts (D1).

 

EPL Round Up: Mane Nets Brace, Gunners, United Win   

Sadio Mane scored a quick-fire brace as Liverpool revitalised their Premier League campaign with an impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on Saturday.

 

Fiorentina vs Udinese: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

16 of the last 19 Serie A games between Fiorentina and Udinese have seen at least three goals scored - an average of 3.6 goals per game.