Former Everton defender, Joleon Lescott, has admitted that he is shocked that Arsenal allowed Nigerian international, Alex Iwobi, join Everton. The Super Eagles forward made a shock switch to the Merseyside club on transfer deadline day for £34m after the team failed to sign Ivorian forward Wilfried Zaha.
Nigeria Divine Oduduruwho reportedly gave up his scholarship has signed a contract with Puma.As one of the biggest sports brands in the world, Puma not only makes sportswear for some national teams and clubs, the company also has some of the biggest names in sports on their roster including the likes of the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt.
The Nigerian sprinter, Ejowvokoghene Divine Oduduru, who is officially the second fastest African, has turned professional. He announced this on his personal twitter handle @odudurudivine1, the announcement is coming on the heels of his record-breaking performance at a recent National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) track and field event in the United States where he runs for Texas Tech, and he holds the records for tin 100 and 200 metres.