Amuneke Fires Up Golden Eaglets Ahead Brazil Clash
Published: September 03, 2015
Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has advised his charges to step up the tempo when they face Brazil on Friday in their second game at the ongoing 2015 Suwon Continental Cup International Youth (U-17) Football Tournament.In their opening fixture, the world champions shared the spoils with hosts South Korea but th...
Fegor Ogude Suspended For Three Games By Russian Federation
Published: September 03, 2015
The Control and Disciplinary Committee of the Russian Football Union has suspended Fegor Ogude for three matches for violent conduct in Amkar Perm’s Premier League clash against Rostov on August 28.In the 58th minute of the tie held at Stadion Olimp 2 (Rostov-na-Donu), the Nigeria international was dismissed by r...
Kelantan Striker Austin Amutu On The Radar Of Maccabi Netanya
Published: September 03, 2015
Israeli Premier League side Maccabi Netanya want to bolster their squad with an attacker before the close of the summer transfer market next Tuesday, September 8.According to one.co.il, Maccabi Netanya have beamed their searchlight on ex Warri Wolves forward Austin Amutu , who is currently plying his trade for Kelantan...
Brown Ideye Eager To Make Olympiakos Debut
Published: September 03, 2015
Nigeria international Brown Ideye has issued his first statement since completing his move to Olympiakos from West Brom.Though the financial terms and duration of the deal have not been officially disclosed by both clubs for now, it is believed that he will remain with the Super League champions until June 30, 2018 and...
Super Eagles Remain 53rd Best Team In The World
Published: September 03, 2015
On Thursday morning, Fifa published on its official website the latest rankings of national teams.Compared to their position last month, the Super Eagles remain in the same spot, with a global ranking of 53rd while in the continental ranking they are ninth.Algeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Tunisia and Senegal are the best...
Super Eagles Striker Emmanuel Emenike Vows To End 1,147 - Minute Goal Drought Vs Tanzania
Published: September 03, 2015
2013 African Cup of Nations top scorer Emmanuel Emenike has not hit target for the Super Eagles since his brace against Ethiopia in October 2013 in a World Cup qualifying tie held in Addis Ababa.Since his last goal in the 90th minute against the Walya Antelopes, the Fenerbahce loanee has put on the green - white - gree...
Huddersfield Town Mum On Shola Ameobi Link
Published: September 03, 2015
Shola Ameobi has started training with Huddersfield Town, with a view to a possible move to the Championship club this month. The transfer window in England closed for business on Tuesday but the former Newcastle hero was a free agent by then, meaning a transfer to the John Smith’s Stadium can still go through.Ac...
FC Midtjylland Winger Rilwan Hassan Out Of Action Until 2016
Published: September 03, 2015
FC Midtjylland winger Rilwan Hassan has undergone an operation after breaking his fibula in two places last weekend against Hobro in the Danish Superliga.If he does not suffer a relapse during his recovery from the injury, the 24 - year - old will play his first game for The Wolves when they tackle AaB at the end of Fe...
Ex Teammate Expects Brown Ideye To Take The Super League By Storm
Published: September 03, 2015
Veria defender William Edjenguélé expects his ex teammate at Neuchâtel Xamax, Brown Ideye, to take the Super League by storm in his debut season with Olympiakos.The Frenchman added that the champions made a good choice in their decision to sign the Nigeria international from West Brom in the last da...
Wolves Shot - Stopper Carl Ikeme Posts Shutout In Scrimmage
Published: September 02, 2015
In their last test game before jetting off to Tanzania, 2013 African champions, the Super Eagles, earned a comfortable 3 - 0 win against Abuja Football College at the National Stadium in Abuja on Wednesday.Fenerbahce loanee Emmanuel Emenike struck the opening goal to give the Eagles a 1 - 0 lead going into the interva...
Super Eagles Stars Mikel, Musa, Simon, Ideye And Igiebor Make Champions League Rosters
Published: September 02, 2015
Olympiakos, Chelsea, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Gent, Bayern Munich and CSKA Moscow have submitted their squad lists for the Champions League.Six players of Nigerian descent have been given a chance to represent their respective teams when the group stage of the competition begins after the international break.Chelsea midfielde...
Wenger Includes Alex Iwobi In Arsenal Champions League Squad
Published: September 02, 2015
For the second straight season, Arsenal manager , Arsene Wenger has named Nigeria target Alex Iwobi in his 32 - player roster for the UEFA Champions League.But England youth international Chuba Akpom has been omitted by the Frenchman, as expected, as he will spend the whole of this season on loan at Hull City.Though Iw...
Manchester City Omit Kelechi Iheanacho From Champions League Roster
Published: September 02, 2015
English Premier League vice - champions Manchester City have submitted their squad list for the group phase of the Champions League to UEFA without including Kelechi Iheanacho.The Nigeria youth international was axed as The Citizens had exhausted their 17 - man foreign quota out of the 25 players named to the A List.Ih...
NWPL: Confluence Queens Walk Over Doves In Lokoja
Published: September 02, 2015
Nigeria Women Premier League side, Confluence Queens FC on Wednesday in Lokoja got a three points free as they walked over their opponent Martin Whyte Doves of Edo who failed to honor the Week 13 encounter.The match officials led by Match Commissioner Adanna Nwaneri and Center Referee Hannah Elaigwu, all from FCT waite...
Fit - Again Joel Obi Pulls Out Of Nigeria Squad
Published: September 02, 2015
Torino’s Joel Obi has ruled himself out of Nigeria’s African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Tanzania this weekend despite resuming full training with his Italian club on Wednesday.The attacking midfielder sat out Torino’s first two fixtures in the Serie A due to a muscle complaint but is al...