Author Archives: Sportsgidi

Samuel Okwaraji: 10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Him

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Samuel Sochukwuma Owaraji died while playing for Nigeria at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State, during a 1990 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Angola.It was among the saddest events ever in the story of Nigerian football given that the legendary midfielder died in the line of duties for Nigeria. No words… Read More »


Bashiru Ali, famously referred to as Bash Ali was born on 27th February 1956 in his hometown of Lagos, Nigeria. Career and early life His boxing career began in California, USA in September 1978. He did not fight as an amateur. Bash Ali’s first-ever fight was for money, which was won, but Bash was robbed… Read More »

The sport of boxing in Nigeria

Nations have used sport as a crucial pillar to create “national character”. The French, for instance, have adopted and integrated Rugby into their national fabric which has changed the view of Anglo-Saxon dominance which at one time seemed so dangerous. However, sports personalities are regarded and recognized as an essential element of any nation’s resources.… Read More »

Top 10 highest-paid footballers in the world in 2021

Three LaLiga Santander players make it to the top 10 on the list of the world’s highest-paid footballers. Recent moves have altered the order. We look at the top 10 players who have the highest weekly wage packets and reveal their names. These numbers were collected by Sportsgidi. They have been converted into dollars. These… Read More »

Six Footballers that Died on the pitch

Football is not considered a dangerous sport in the world of sports. However, over the years, we have seen football players die on the pitch. If you want to talk about dangerous sports, there are many sports that can be easily classified as dangerous, such as motorcycle racing, surfing and rafting, and boxing. However, football… Read More »

A brief history of Nigerian football

Football is a popular sport. It is no surprise that football fans all over the globe are excited when a tournament or league takes place. There are many countries today that are addicted to the sport. Many football players can be found all over the globe because of this. Nigeria is one of the nations… Read More »