For Brazil, home advantage can prove to be a big factor behind winning the World Cup. The advantage of a host team is a known fact where home teams have been winning more than fifty percent of the sporting tournaments. Let's find out how actually playing on a home ground can be an advantage for Brazil and disadvantage for other nations.
Among eight of the teams winning the World Cup, six did it on the home soil. When hosted it previously, Brazil ended up as runners-up. Even the less
Africans and most especially Nigerians have a tradition of digging deep when a family member decides to take for themself a wife or a husband and most especially from where am from.
They normally send emissaries to find out more about the family their daughter or their son wants to go into.
You dont just yoke yourself to a family that you know little or nothing about.
I remember the case of a close family and without knowing too much about the girl's
Winsome Words of Wisdom:
One kind and generous man (a physician, who cared just as much about people as he did about the earth and its' creation, and about our place in the Universe, which is but a small thing within the Cosmos), has "said it all" for us, but so that we may appreciate his words once more, I'll say it again, for him:
I am my own "man", whatever I am ! 20d
Many a clown has put forth his thought: 16c
From the Other Side, news cannot
I've of recent written about various aspects of relationships and marriage.
I blogged about.... when thoughts dont align.
And another on existing relationships that faced a bit of challenge, and i think i wrote one with the header..Shine your eyes.
Marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and he made mention and references to it from Genesis to Revelation. Gen 2:24, Matt 19:15, Ephesians5:31
Before a builder or contractor starts building, he
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Armchair Trotskys (1)
(Politics of the Nigerian critic's herd mentality)
By Olatunji Ololade Phone Nos: 08038551123
Mobs destroy and scarcely create. Be it as wild savages or unthinking herds, it has always been the preoccupation of the mob to tear down. Take the Nigerian mob for instance; by its impulsiveness, lack of forethought and restraint, want of personal and societal ethics,