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Ndidi: Leicester City star championing fight against hunger in Nigeria

Ndidi: Leicester City star championing fight against hunger in Nigeria

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is leading the fight against hunger in his country, Nigeria by distributing free bags of rice to hundreds of vulnerable households. Ndidi, through his non-profit organisation named OWN Foundation, shared a video of the ongoing distribution of 250 bags of rice to 250 families in the West African country. According to a recent report by the World Food Programme (WFP), about...

Egypt midfielder Sam Morsy named Ipswich Town Player of the Year

Egypt midfielder Sam Morsy named Ipswich Town Player of the Year

Championship leaders Ipswich Town have crowned Egypt star Sam Morsy has their best player for the 2023-24 season. The 32-year-old midfielder is leading Ipswich Town's quest for Premier League promotion and has played a majority of the Tractor Boys' games this season, with 39 appearances in the Championship. Kieran McKenna's men are currently top of the Championship table with 89 points in 43 games and they...

West Ham United's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the FA cup fifth round football match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United at Ewood Park in Blackburn, north west England on February 21, 2016. West Ham won the game 5-1.

Ex-Premier League star Emenike opens state-of-art hospital with free medical check-up in Nigeria

Former Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike might have quit professional football but he continues to give back to his community with the launch of a state-of-the-art medical facility in Owerri, Imo State. The Emenike Hospital in Owerri joins a wide range of businesses the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner has built in the South-East region of Nigeria which include the EE29 Hotel and Suites. Over the...

Finidi off to great start as Super Eagles win Jollof derby over Ghana

Finidi George at 53: Facts and figures about Super Eagles interim coach

Super Eagles interim coach and Enyimba manager, Finidi George was born on April 15, 1971 in Port Harcourt and he is celebrating his 53rd birthday today in the city of Aba. The 53-year-old formerly served as Nigeria's assistant coach before taking over as interim head coach in March 2024, following the departure of Jose Peseiro. George was part of the Super Eagles team that claimed bronze...

Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

Ivory Coast defender Evan Ndicka was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a Serie A match between Roma and Udinese on Sunday. Ndicka fell on the pitch without contact in the 72nd minute, with the encounter tied at 1-1 in the Bluenergy Stadium. The match was suspended after the centre-back was stetchered off by medical personnel even though he regained consciousness. Ndicka has played the...