Nigeria’s Lessons from England And Missed Penalties

Nigeria’s Lessons from England And Missed Penalties

England wanted to party but football happened. Now, three young men are blamed. Saka, Sancho and Rashford all missed penalties against Italy during Sunday’s Euro 2020 finals; Italy took the cup home. The young men are united by one thing: they are African-Europeans.

Sure, what does it have to do with a Nigerian or Nigeria? It has to do with many who are praying that Nigeria does poorly in the Tokyo Olympics Basketball because mainly southerners are representing the nation in the basketball game

This is the fact: for all the greats of England, they have not been this close for decades in football tournaments. And some of their greats have missed penalties. There is no need to bring racism into this and diminish what these young men have accomplished.

Tekedia Mini-MBA (Sep 12 – Dec 3 2022) has started; registration continuesRegister here. Cost is N60,000 or $140 for the 12-week program. Beat early bird for free books and other bonuses. 

And Nigerians hoping for our team to mess up should grow up: there are more important things to pray for than asking God or Allah to make a team lose a game!


#1. Advance your career, run your business better with Tekedia Mini-MBA (Sep 12 – Dec 3, 2022): cost is N60,000 naira ($140). Click and register here.

#2. Click here and register for Tekedia Startup Masterclass and master business secrets from start-up to unicorn. Cost is N180,000 naira ($400).

#3. Click here to join Tekedia Capital Syndicate and own a piece of Africa’s finest startups with small investment.

Share this post

Post Comment