Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Babatunde Aiyegbusi, a Nigerian-Polish American Football Phenom, Gives His NFL Dream a Go

Written on March 27th, 2015 by
Categories: Sports

Here's an interesting NFL (National Football League) story, concerning Babatunde Aiyegbusi, a hopeful to play American football in the United States --- without having ever played college football in the U.S. Ayeigbusi, a native of Poland, of Nigerian heritage (his father is Nigerian), stands at ...
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Umenyiora, Giants sack Eagles 16-3 – NFL

Written on October 1st, 2007 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

London-born Nigerian American Football player Osi Umenyiora had a team-record six sacks and the Giants (2-2) set a franchise record and tied a league record by sacking McNabb 12 times in a 16-3 victory that brought back memories of Lawrence Taylor intimidating opposing quarterbacks at will....
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Nigeria league gets kick off date

Written on August 2nd, 2007 by
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The Nigeria league season will now kick off on the new date of 1 September following the resolution of a dispute between the country's football bodies. The Nigeria Football League (NFL) originally wanted the 18 August to be the first day of the new season. But the Nigeria Football Association (NFA...
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Smith and Dungy breach colour barrier for historic NFL showpiece

Written on January 23rd, 2007 by
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After a wait of 41 years for a black coach to reach the Super Bowl, suddenly there are two. With their teams' victories over the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots, the Chicago Bears' Lovie Smith and the Indianapolis Colts' Tony Dungy finally broke through the sport's last colour barrier.Re...
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