SPECTATORS SAFETY AT SPORTING EVENTS

    As undergraduates in 2009, my friend and I attended the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinal game between Switzerland and Italy at the Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. This was my first time of witnessing first-hand a stampede situation. Despite having our tickets, we had to slug it out with other fans […]

PREVENTING STREET SOCCER RELATED INJURIES

  Crisis– Going home after the day job, I had to stay back at the field, across the road watching the street guys playing bear footed catching their fun until a driver driving a 2016 BMW with a tinted glass, drove pass by disturbing the flow of play on the field, all of a sudden […]

Hazards of Football Viewing Centres in Nigeria

Hazards of Football Viewing Centres in Nigeria

Owning a football viewing centre has proved to be quite a rewarding and popular enterprise in Nigeria. This is more especially so during European football seasons when numerous fans throng the viewing centres on weekends or selected weekdays to relax and catch a glimpse of their favourite footballers – from Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo, […]