With just minutes to kickoff, I had a nice little conversation with my friend and professional colleague Solace Chukwu. He was, of course reflecting on yesterday's blog before mentioning a new shiny Center Back named on the match day lineup. Stephen Manyo was the name and we mused over him for a bit. Just like … Continue reading Tornadoes 0-0 Enyimba; If you don’t have hope, what do you have?
Good morning Good fellas, That was a movie title, wasn't it? Good fellas. I'm certain it is. I'm not sure I ever saw it. But y'all are good people and it's a beautiful opportunity as usual scribbling stuff here today, especially seeing we have a match-day today. Enyimba travel to play relegation troubled Niger Tornadoes … Continue reading Away day hopes: Niger Tornadoes v Enyimba Match preview
Good morning Guys, So we bounced back. From the midweek calamity in Gombe. Remo led by Kennedy Boboye, they themselves fresh from their home defeat to MFM were looking to spoil our party. They did brave it till the 82nd minute, when Chukwuka Onuwa settled the affair. According to the Match report, (I didn't see … Continue reading Onuwa saves the day but Ab’dallah is making things difficult for himself
Good morning Guys. So following yesterday's 2-1 defeat to Wikki Tourists in Gombe, I sat down to speak with a senior friend of mine. He has been around football circles for a long long time, longer than I have and it was a pleasure hearing his version of things. The subject was, why don't we … Continue reading Wikki 2-1 Enyimba: Why we are unable to win an away game
Good morning Guys, I'll like to share a few non-Enyimba related thoughts. It's related to the forth-coming elections. And it's ok if you never return to the blog after reading this. I mean, it's a miracle that I'm not sharing money here (yet), yet a lot of y'all come every other day. But if you … Continue reading The near future: Measuring the effectiveness of the leadership
Good morning Guys, First of all, I'll like to say, I don't have any intentions of voting Buhari in the next elections. He could probably win thanks to the Nigerian factor and stuff but I'm honest and in that honesty I'll say, he is not the best representation of quality governance. If you however think … Continue reading Enyimba: If only…!
Good morning Sirs, It's refreshing to start or end a day without thinking of Enyimba. Without thinking of the English I would speak for the displays we have seen lately. Usually when we have poor performances, we look for some middle ground, some glimmer of hope, something to hold onto inspite of the poor result. … Continue reading
Good morning Guys, The foremost reaction after a defeat such as Sunday's would be to bundle up that result and its performance and dump it. I did feel that way and indeed yesterday's blog clearly reflected that. But a comment I saw on twitter has caused me to see some lemonade of the lemon. Check … Continue reading Enyimba: Noticing what happened that wasn’t noticed
Good Morning, It was a dawn of a new Nigeria Professional Football League [NPFL] season on Sunday but one of the long standing problems is still quite evident. On a day that every league follower was quite excited to see the league return after about seven months of melodrama, a well-organized brutal act has added … Continue reading The bad boys have not left. Yet
Good morning Guys. We have our season off to a flier having dismantled, dismissed, distorted, destroyed MFM in Aba on Sunday. I know some of you will wanna pick up on the lines I used above and try to turn this into more than it was planned to be. We just beat them 2-0, that's … Continue reading Enyimba 2-0 MFM: New Season and off to a flier