Former first lady Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi dies at 97

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  Wife of late Nigerian Military Head of State, Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, Victoria, is dead. The former First Lady died peacefully on Monday morning, August 23 at the age of 97. She would have been 98 on November 21, 2021. Her husband, and the Supreme Commander of the National Military Government, was killed on July 29, 1966. Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi never re-married.

"We stand with our players" - English FA hits back at racist trolls after defeat to Italy in EURO final

 


The England Football Association has confirmed that after losing to Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday, racist trolls attacked Marcus Rashford, Jordan Sancho, and Bukayo Saka online. 

All the three players missed from the spot as the Italian team won 3-2 in a penalty shoot-out after the final game ended in a 1-1 draw after extra time. 

All three players suffered racist abuse on the internet over their failure to convert the penalty kick.



In a statement, England Football Association condemned the racist abuse, before stating that they 'stand with our players"

The football body released a statement on Twitter, which reads: "We're disgusted that some of our squad, who have given everything for the shirt this summer have been subjected to discriminatory abuse online after tonight's game. We stand with our players".

FOOTBALL IS A GAME OF LOVE WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THESE RACIAL ATTACKS?


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