Genk striker, Paul Onuachu, is set to end Nigeria’s long wait for the Ebony Shoe.
The Super Eagles star is the big favourite to succeed Dieumerci Mbokani as the winner of the prize, the top award given yearly to the best player of African origin playing in Belgium.
Onuachu will become the first Nigerian since Celestine Babayaro in 1996 to claim the honours.
It will also end Nigeria’s 25-year wait for a trophy that once seems like the country’s birthright.
Daniel ‘Da Bull’ Amokachi, then starring in the colours of Club Brugge, was the first player to win the Ebony Shoe, which was instituted in 1992.
The power-playing forward reclaimed the best African player award two years later after RFC Liege striker Victor Ikpeba pipped Amokachi and defender Chidi Nwanu to the podium in 1993.
That year was the first – and it remains the only time – that players from the same country would emerge as the three finalists.
The General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly, Prophet Joshua Iginla, has claimed he prophesied about the death of late televangelist, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, three times in the past.
Iginla claimed he also spoke with TB Joshua about his visions.
According to him, Joshua, who is the founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations, SCOAN, stated he was not afraid of death and was ready to die at any time.
In a statement, Iginla said he had "a vision in 2015, 2016 and 2018 that a great man of God is quitting the scene, it was T.B Joshua."
Iginla added that when he communicated the vision to him, T.B Joshua said: “Thank You, my brother. If it’s his wish to keep...
Barrister Evelyn Joshua, the wife of the late founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Balogun Joshua, has reacted about the death of her husband.
TB Joshua passed away on Saturday night, few hours after hosting a church programme.
His wife, Evelyn, writing on Twitter, expressed deep emotions over the loss of her husband.
In a tweet on her official Twitter handle, @Mama_Evelyn, pointed out the importance of fellowshipping with God always, stating that only the supreme God can "lessen our heartache and comfort us in these times".
She said, “Losing a loved one is never easy; whether sudden or foreseen. It is always heart-breaking.
"Grief can wreak havoc on our overall well-being. That’s...
Famous Nigerian soccer star, Kelvin Odenigbo, playing for FC Vitebsk in Belarus, has been found dead after reportedly drowning in a lake.
The Belarusian Premier League club confirmed the incident in a statement on its website.
The club said the corpse of the 20-year-old striker was found on Saturday by the lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.
In the statement, the club said Odenigbo drowned and his corpse was found on Saturday, June 5, by the lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.
“We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player.
The football club Vitebsk reports that on June 5, 2021, on the lake...