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They are getting ready to party in Naples tomorrow.

First, they pay homage to their first #Scudetto winning team of 1987.

Andrea Carnevale (7) scored the goal that sparked wild scenes in the streets of Napoli back then. ImageImageImage
Victor #Osimhen everywhere in the Napoli streets.

#Scudetto ImageImageImage
Never been to a football mad city like here in #Napoli.

EVERYTHING is about their football team. It is unreal. Image
#Napoli #Scudetto

Game is not until tomorrow, by the way. 😁
There is an #Osimhen coffee at this bar. 😁 Image
Everything here is about Diego Armando Maradona #D10S

The man is not seen as a human being in this part of the world. It is extraordinary, his influence.

I mean, these people backed him against their country in 1990!… Image

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Apr 27
This our man's fixation will be his end. Spurs are going to be fired up after the calamity in the northeast at the weekend. So, we will actually need legs in the midfield.

Today na today.
We have to wrap Luke Shaw in cotton wool after every match.

It is so beautiful having a left-footed CB.
Body language was so off from that 1st half, and I kept thinking that they would allow the hosts back in. They did.

It's such an annoying final score.
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Feb 4
So, you people were not expecting to lose another match?

You people have mind o.
Give Martial away, please.
What exactly is this nonsense Martinez does at the back with the ball? Pass the simple, obvious passes out wide left to Shaw and Rashford, no.

Instead, he takes 50 touches looking to pass infield or through a nonexistent gap. Then, finally, to Varane.
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Jun 12, 2022
Rangers International of Enugu and PitObi.

A thread is on my mind to draw the parallels here, but I want to stay in my football lane.

See, if you are an Igbo person and you strongly believe in PitObi, do NOT be cowed, push him everywhere you are.

About time we stood up.
1977 Africa Cup Winners Cup semi-final. Holders IICC Shooting Stars of Ibadan Vs Rangers International of Enugu.

The whole of Southern Nigeria was spellbound. Both legs were originally to be played in Lagos but 2nd leg was moved to Kaduna on the others of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua
Rangers won the tie on penalties in Kaduna after both legs had ended goalless.

On our Salawu Street that evening, an Igbo young man who sold in one of those "Chemist" shops spent like an hour walking up and down the street with his 'Up Rangers' red and white paper face cap.
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Apr 1, 2022
In some societies the people in charge of the crowd at the MKO Abiola stadium on Tuesday 29th March 2022 would lose their jobs.

The first live match I watched was a Principal's Cup game at the old UAC Stadium (now Teslim Balogun). I was at the Stadium in 1989 when Okwaraji died
The memories of the crowd at that my first live game and on the day Okwaraji died at National Stadium Lagos have stayed with me to this day. Nobody died at that UAC but many died at the Okwaraji match - an Italia '90 WC qualifier.

The memory of Tuesday night leaves me shuddering
Trying to get into the stadium you were given hell by shameless Police officers who were causing bottlenecks so you can bribe them to get through. Even with your ticket/Accreditation pass.

I got through via another entrance, told a DSS officer what the Police were doing. Him:
Read 6 tweets
Mar 30, 2022

Algeria miss back to back World Cups but at least they have been African Champions in between.

Italy miss back to back World Cups but they are European Champions.

I will take being African Champions if it means missing a WC.

To not be anything at all is unacceptable
I have seen so many tweets mentioning Gernot Rohr the few times I have come on here.

The funny thing is most of you TYGR gang are also defenders of the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick. Y'all are trying hard to remove responsibility from Pinnick and attack cheap targets.

Carry on
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Feb 27, 2022
Why exactly did Shelsee buy Romelu Lukaku?
Jordan Henderson just decided to grab this match back from Chelsea. A captain's performance thus far.

Ridiculous double save from Mendy. How?!! 😳😳
Every time Virgil has to me a clearance or tackle he shakes his head after. Like, "why am I being made to do this rudimentary defensive stuff?"

CFC back in it and Mount has just missed a glorious chance!
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