Another week, another hindsight podcast episode! Yubby Nduonofit is joined in the studio by Olakunle Rufai and Iniobong Monday (who is making his debut on the pod) as they discuss the Nigerian Professional Football League - the good, the bad and the ugly with the focus being the $200m broadcast deal signed with Next TV.The crew take a critical look at the deal, posing questions at the LMC who haven't been clear on the details.Timestamp00:02:40-00:07:55 | A Look At The NPFL Winners In The Last Decade00:07:55-00:14:10 | Why The NPFL Isn’t Working00:14:15-00:23:30 | History Of The Sponsorship Deals In The Past00:23:30-00:32:15 | Breaking Down The Next TV Deal00:32:15-00:59:00| The Biggest TV Rights Deal In Africa00:33:10-00:38:20 | ABSA Premier League00:38:20-00:41:00 | The Egyptian Premier League00:49:18-00:51:00 | Tunisian Premier League00:56:20-00:59:00 | Globacom Ghanaian Premier League00:46:20-00:47:25 | Should Dangote Take Over The League?
Happy new year guys! Yubby, Solace, Cerebrone and Wolexis discuss the Super Eagles players who might be needing a move this winter window. We looked at Victor Osimhen, Kelechi Iheanacho, Isaac Success, Leon Balogun, Henry Onyekuru, Samuel Chukwueze and John Ogu. We also discuss Mikel Arteta, Jose Mourinho and the race for the top 4. To get involved on Instagram and Twitter, follow us @wolexis Timestamp00:02:50-00:08:44 | Arteta's Assesments00:08:45-00:11:40 | Mourinho, Spurs and the top 4 chase00:11:40-00:56:28 | Players Who Need A Move Or Maybe Not00:12:04-00:15:22 | Leon Balogun00:15:22-00:22:10| Kelechi Iheanacho00:22:11-00:28:15 | Victor Osimhen00:28:15-00:41:00 | Henry Onyekuru00:41:00-00:46:05 | Isaac Success
The crew look back at football’s nearly men; the teams who history will remember as being unlucky. We also discuss Arteta’s appointment
at Arsenal and predictions for the UCL knockout phase.
00:02:30 - 00:18:40 | Is Arteta the result of the job?
00:18:41 - 00:34:26 | UCL knockout stage predictions.
00:34:26 - 00:47:20 | Football’s nearly men
Yubby, Solace, Cerebrone & Wole discuss and rank the top 20 players in the last decade (January 2010 - November 2019) as we countdown to the Ballon D'or. (This first part has Numbers 20 -15). The choices for the rankings will spark plenty of lively debates as ever.
The crew also discussed the managerial change at Spurs, their favorites for Euros 2020 and Gernot Rohr's ramblings with the NFF.
00:04:36 - 00:21:33 | Hot Takes
00:01:05 - 00:01:30 | Criteria for the ranking.
00:04:36 - 00:10:20 | Will Jose Mourinho take Spurs to the next level?
00:10:20 - 00:19:32 | Favourites for Euros. 2020
00:19:33 - 00:21:33 | Why Gernot Rohr deserves a new contract.
00:22:02 - 00:43:30 | Ranking from No. 20 - 15
00:23:20 - 00:25:50 | No. 20.
00:25:56 - 00:27:25 | No. 19
00:31:01 - 00:32:52 | No. 18.
00:33:22 - 00:40:04 | No. 17, No. 16.
00:40:35 - 00:42:44 | No. 15
Debola, Wole and Iniobong rant on Nigeria's disappointing loss against Madagascar and the way forward for Gernot Rohr and his team. The crew also try to suggest the best line up and shape that should be adopted against Ghana in the next round
Yubby is joined by two new guests - Michelle and Amehzi to dissect the Groups (A-F) in details. They crew pick the top 2 teams to qualify from each group and the likely teams who would finish as best losers. Michelle also made some bold predictions (including Ghana not qualifying!)
Yubby is joined by Iniobong and Olakunle as they preview the tournament from Group A - F in the simplest form. They also explain the "best losers" scenario for the third best placed teams and touched on the debutants who might spring up surprises