Author: Ken Anucha

Kenneth is a an avid soccer follower, fan and writer. He is a consistent follower of the sport and is a fan of Chelsea FC.
Top 10 Best Super Eagles Players Of All Time
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Top 10 Best Super Eagles Players Of All Time

Having consistently ranked among Africa's top footballing nations, Nigeria has produced exceptional players who have slipped into the green and white jersey. This guide provides a list of the greatest Nigerian football players who have represented the national team, the Super Eagles. Plus, you will be learning about their achievements and contributions to Nigerian football history. READ ALSO: Top 10 Best Nigerian Soccer Players In Europe (2024) Who Are The Top 10 Nigerian Footballers Of All Time? 1. Mikel John Obi Mikel's international career began with the Nigeria under-20 team in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship, winning the Silver Ball for being the tournament's second-best player behind Lionel Messi. Then he made his senior team debut in 2005 and became a key player....
Top 10 Best Nigerian Soccer Players In Europe (2024)
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Top 10 Best Nigerian Soccer Players In Europe (2024)

Nigerian footballers have consistently ranked among the most exciting players in European leagues. Their power, pace, and technical skills are undeniable. If you ask me, these players are making a difference for their respective clubs. This guide provides a list of the best Nigerian footballers currently playing in European leagues based on their current form, League, and overall impact on the team and their past achievements. READ ALSO: Top 10 Best African Soccer Coaches Of All Time See List of Nigerian Players In Europe 1. Victor Osimhen (Napoli, Serie A) Victor Osimhen, playing for Napoli in Serie A, has shown remarkable performance in the 2023/2024 season. With 11 goals scored in 17 matches, he is the fifth-highest scorer in the league. His skill for converting shots in...
Top 10 Best African Soccer Coaches Of All Time
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Top 10 Best African Soccer Coaches Of All Time

According to the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the past few decades have seen a rise in the influence of African coaches. African football wouldn't be the same without its iconic coaches if you ask me. These are the men who've guided teams to glory, instilled winning mentalities, and delivered spectacular football. However, this guide lists the 10 greatest African soccer coaches who have shaped the game both on and off the field. And, you will learn about their achievements and impact on the game. READ ALSO: CAF Confederation Cup Prize Money Who Are The Top 10 Best African Soccer Coaches Of All Time? 1. Charles Kumi Gyamfi Charles Kumi Gyamfi, a Ghanaian footballer and coach, is among the top 10 best African soccer coaches of all time. He was born on December 4, ...
What is The Prize Money for the CAF Confederations Cup?
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What is The Prize Money for the CAF Confederations Cup?

Having followed African football for over 5 years, I've witnessed the CAF Confederation Cup grow into a fierce competition with substantial prize money at stake. In this guide, you will learn: The current amount awarded to the winner of the CAF Confederation Cup The breakdown for runners-up and other participants How the prize money has changed over time How the CAF Confederation Cup prize money compare to other tournaments READ ALSO: NPFL Highest Goal Scorer Of All Time What Is The Current Prize Money For The CAF Confederation Cup Winner? In 2023, the CAF decided to boost the prize money for the CAF Confederation Cup winner. They spread this money among the top 8 clubs. The team that wins the final match receives a hefty sum of US$2,000,000. While the runner-u...
Key Facts To Note About Super Eagles Legend Ahmed Musa
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Key Facts To Note About Super Eagles Legend Ahmed Musa

Many African players have carved niches for themselves at the National team level and one of them is Nigeria's Ahmed Musa. The attacker has paid his dues for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an illustrious career that other professionals at his level can only envy from afar. The attacker's impact can be seen despite his age after he was even called up to the Super Eagles squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations under former Coach Jose Peseiro.  He didn't get on the pitch and majorly acted as a motivational figure as the side progressed to the final but lost to hosts Ivory Coast. Based on research from Wikipedia, Ahmed Musa will be 32 this year and started representing Nigeria at the Under-20 level in 2011, where he scored 3 goals in 6 games.  SEE ALSO: Top 10 Generational Talents...
Why Footballers Can’t Bet on Football
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Why Footballers Can’t Bet on Football

Football is one of the biggest sports in the world. In fact, with close to 4 billion fans, it stands on the top of the sports hierarchy. The FIFA World Cup remains the most watched and anticipated sporting event worldwide, and the European National Leagues are broadcast around the globe every year. When a sport gets to be as popular as that, it shouldn’t surprise anyone to learn that it has a healthy betting industry. Indeed, football betting is one of the most profitable forms of wagering. Yet, there is a group of people that is banned from betting on the sport; the athletes themselves. Can Football Players Bet on Football? The simple truth of the matter is that footballers are not allowed to wager on the game. Now, this rule has often led to a lot of confusion among fans. They’v...
Top 10 Players With The Fastest Kicks in Football History
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Top 10 Players With The Fastest Kicks in Football History

Below is a list of players who have recorded the quickest shot In football history based on Its velocity: Ronny Heberson Arjen Robben Steven Reid Ronald Koeman David Hirst David Trezeguet Tony Yeboah Zlatan Ibrahimovic Roberto Carlos Obafemi Martins READ ALSO: 5 Most Difficult Positions In Soccer 1. Ronny Heberson (211 km/h) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zooaMAzbyQs Ronny Heberson recorded the fastest soccer kicks ever. According to various sources and YouTube footage, the speed of Ronny's free-kick was unofficially measured at an astounding 211 kilometers per hour. During his time with Sporting, Ronny faced stiff competition for playing time, contending with Marco Caneira and Rodrigo Tello. Despite this challenge, he managed to make 12 appea...
5 Most Difficult Positions In Soccer
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5 Most Difficult Positions In Soccer

In football, positions are areas on the field where players typically operate. These roles include goalkeeper, defender, midfielder, and forward. The goalkeeper's main role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring by blocking shots on goal. Defenders aim to stop the opposition from advancing and protect their own goal. Midfielders link defense with attack, often controlling the flow of the game, while the Forwards focus on scoring goals and putting pressure on the opposing defense. Each position asks for specific skills and responsibilities to contribute effectively to the team's performance. READ ALSO: 5 Easiest Positions To Play In Soccer What Is The Hardest Position In Soccer? 1. Goalkeeper Many agree that being a goalkeeper is one of the toughest roles on the field....
Top 10 Strongest Players In Football History
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Top 10 Strongest Players In Football History

Adebayo Akinfenwa George Elokobi Danny Shittu Giorgio Chiellini Victor Wanyama Chris Samba Romelu Lukaku Zlatan Ibrahimovic Yaya Toure Christian Benteke READ ALSO: 6 Best Defensive Formations In Soccer 1 Adebayo Akinfenwa Saheed Adebayo Akinfenwa is a former English professional footballer with Incredible strength and a powerful presence on the field. Akinfenwa is one of the biggest footballers In football history. He also gained widespread recognition as one of the strongest players in the game, weighing 102 kg. His career spanned across multiple clubs, starting with Doncaster Rovers, where he made his breakthrough. Akinfenwa's career took him through the lower leagues of English football, including stints in Lithuania and Wales, before he joi...
5 Easiest Positions To Play In Soccer
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5 Easiest Positions To Play In Soccer

The ease of playing a certain position in football can vary depending on individual strengths and preferences. Some positions need less technical skill or physical demands compared to others. However, the following positions are considered easier to play: READ ALSO: What Does “MP” Mean In Soccer? Goalkeeper Defensive Midfielder Center Back Striker Winger 1. Goalkeeper The role of goalkeeper is often considered one of the easiest positions to play. This is because the responsibilities of a goalkeeper are more focused compared to other positions. To begin, the goalkeeper's main job is to stop the opposing team from scoring goals. While outfield players must possess different skills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting, goalkeepers mainly focus on blocking s...