Amokachi: Only Ndidi could make Nigeria’s 1994 World Cup team

first_img Loading… Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoDid You Notice How Natural Simba’s Movements Looked In The Movie?6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More Playing in his 30th English top-flight game of the season, Ndidi underlined his efficiency for the Foxes holding sway in the middle alongside James Justin, Luke Thomas, and Youri Tielemans. For his effort, he made 46 passes, five interceptions, won 10 tackles including an 89% passing accuracy. read also:Leicester/Palace: Iheanacho, Ndidi monitor United’s victory in dressing room His effectiveness quashed Chris Wilder’s five-man midfield that had Enda Stevens, Ben Osborn, Oliver Norwood, Sander Berge, and George Baldock – cutting their supplies for David McGoldrick and Oliver McBurnie. Interestingly, the 23-year-old has made 121 tackles in the English elite division so far to lead the top tacklers’ chart ahead of Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka and teammate Ricardo Pereira. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Former Super Eagles coach, Daniel Amokachi, has rated Wilfred Ndidi high among the present national team players, saying that only the Leicester City star could easily make Nigeria’s team to the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the USA. According to Amokachi, the Leicester star is blessed with qualities of a ‘very dependable’ player any coach would like to use to achieve results. “I have been saying it and I will continue to say it only Ndidi is good enough to enter the first starting eleven of our 1994 set because of the qualities in him. He is a great player and with time, if he did not leave his present team, he would become their captain in the future,” Amokachi said on Sports radio 88.9 FM. Only on Thursday, Ndidi put up an impressive showing as Leicester City overwhelmed Sheffield United 2-0 in a Premier League encounter. Goals from Ayoze Perez and substitute Demarai Gray were all Brendan Rodgers’ team needed to secure maximum points against the Blades.Advertisementlast_img read more

Nick Bosa and Donald Trump: Revisiting the 49er’s social media controversy ahead of 2019 NFL Draft

first_imgMore problematic was the fact Bosa followed an Instagram account titled “too_savage_for_democrats,” which featured racist and homophobic language in several of its posts. Bosa also liked several tweets that included use of the N-word, homophobic slurs and the term “rape and pillage.” (One Twitter account compiled an extensive list of controversial posts liked by Bosa’s account).When asked why his social media accounts had been scrubbed, Bosa said his agents did so to eliminate anything that might adversely affect his draft status, adding that he didn’t know why people cared so much.”I had to,” Bosa said. “There is a chance I might end up in San Francisco.”San Francisco ultimately used its No. 2 overall pick to select Bosa. Trump, on the final day of the draft, congratulated Bosa on Twitter for his selection, telling him to “always stay true to yourself.”Congratulations to Nick Bosa on being picked number two in the NFL Draft. You will be a great player for years to come, maybe one of the best. Big Talent! San Francisco will embrace you but most importantly, always stay true to yourself. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 27, 2019MORE: Teams, odds and spread for Super Bowl 54That same day, in his first media appearance with the 49ers, Bosa backtracked from his prior comments and apologized for what he’d said via social media.”I definitely made some insensitive decisions throughout my life and I’m just excited to be here with a clean slate,” Bosa said at his introductory news conference. “I’m sorry if I hurt anybody. I definitely didn’t intend for that to be the case. I think me being here is even better for me as a person, because I don’t think there’s anywhere, any city, that you could really be in that would help you grow as much as this one will.”When asked about what he meant in calling Kaepernick a clown, Bosa had this to say: As Super Bowl 54 nears, 49ers rookie defensive end Nick Bosa can’t avoid questions he brought on himself about his social media usage before his time in the NFL.That includes a timeline of tweets that praised President Donald Trump and criticized then-San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick alongside Beyonce, Jay-Z and the movie “Black Panther.” Bosa also liked several posts from an Instagram that featured racist and homophobic language. (via Sports Illustrated) https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/d5/3c/nick-bosa-tweet-012720-si-ftr_tbydl8hhjmws1alxm8gfezhfm.png?t=-387974753&w=500&quality=80 Bosa, asked this week what the biggest lesson he learned from that time was, had this to say (via The Palm Beach Post):“Definitely to get off Twitter and just think before I say certain things because they could rub people the wrong way and that’s not what I want to try and do.”MORE: Picks, predictions for Super Bowl 54In the days leading up to the 2019 NFL Draft, many noticed that Bosa‚ an Ohio State prospect who many thought could go No. 1 overall, had scrubbed his Twitter account over draft season. His timeline espoused generally pro-Trump and conservative viewpoints and was more than happy to engage with dissenters. It also included a tweet that called Kaepernick a clown shortly after he began protesting police brutality in America by kneeling during the national anthem. “It wasn’t directed toward that. It’s not like I’m saying his stance and what he was doing — that’s not what I was talking about at all,” Bosa said. “It was just a specific thing that happened, and me, as a young kid, a thought popping into my head and, boom, decided to tweet it out. Bad decision. I respect what he’s done. If it empowers anybody, then he’s doing a good thing. I apologize for that.”Bosa added that he had learned a lot from the experience, and that he would “think a lot more before I send something out.”Since then, he hasn’t been in the news for anything other than his play on the field. Indeed, teammate Richard Sherman, an outspoken player, said Bosa’s comments would be forgotten if he could play. That seems to have been the case: The rookie earned a Pro Bowl selection while compiling 47 tackles, nine sacks and an interception returned for 46 yards in the regular season en route to Sunday’s Super Bowl.last_img read more