Coach Stephen Keshi Axes Rabiu Ibrahim From Squad
Published: January 07, 2013
Kilmarnock new signing Rabiu Ibrahim did not impress at the Eagles training camp in Faro, Portugal and has been axed from the team by coach Stephen Keshi. He is joined by Henry Uche (Enyimba), injured Uche Kalu (Rizespor) and Kano Pillars' Papa Idris.''Everything is good in camp, all players are in good spirit. The fou...
AllNigeriaSoccer Special: Which 23 Players Will Be On The Plane To South Africa?
Published: January 07, 2013
With less than 48 hours before Eagles gaffer Stephen Keshi unveils his 23 - man roster for the African Cup of Nations, allnigeriasoccer.com picks the players likely to be on the plane to South Africa.GoalkeepersVincent EnyeamaAge:30Caps:69Chances of being on the plane: 10/10 - The experienced Maccabi Tel Aviv custodian...
Dynamo Kiev Expecting Striker To Replace Ideye
Published: January 06, 2013
Brown Ideye could be away on international duty with the Nigeria selection for more than one month. As a result, Dynamo Kiev may strengthen the squad with an offensive reinforcement in January, president Igor Surkis has hinted.Football.ua citing the official website of the Ukrainian vice - champions quoted Surkis as sa...
Mikel Trains Without Discomfort
Published: January 06, 2013
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has dismissed speculations in the local media suggesting that he won't be fit for the African Cup of Nations which begins on January 19. The midfielder has not been listed for Chelsea's last three matches in the Premier League after a knee injury suffered against Norwich. But he traine...
Ohi Omoijuanfo: This Will Be My Year
Published: January 06, 2013
Norwegian - Nigerian midfielder Ohi Omoijuanfo is expected to play a key role for Lillestrom when the season starts in March. Following the sale of  Björn Bergmann Sigurdarson, Mathis Bolly and Henning Hauger by the Tippeligaen outfit, Omoijuanfo, previously touted as the 'New Emile Heskey', will use the 2013...
Present Eagles Good For Afcon Glory - Brazilian Coach
Published: January 06, 2013
The present crop of Eagles assembled by Coach Stephen Keshi has been adjudged capable of winning the African Cup Nation which would commence in South Africa this month by a Brazilian Coach Periera De Souza Junior Moises who arrived in Nigeria over the weekend.The Brazilian who has handled Brazilian’s top club-sid...
Shodiya Returns From Injury With Goal For Birkirkara
Published: January 06, 2013
Birkirkara striker Shola Shodiya returned from injury to score a brace against Tarxien Rainbows in the Malta Premier League on Sunday. The 21 - year - old had been sidelined for more than two months with a groin complaint. Afolabi Edward, UK licensed agent of Shodiya, has praised his ward after he scored the second and...
Exclusive: Nigerian Agent Yomi Ishekure Blocks Ugonna Ezenwaka's Transfer To Maccabi Netanya
Published: January 06, 2013
Yomi Ishekure, a  representative of Ugonna Ezenwaka, is blocking the Nigeria Football Federation from issuing an International Transfer Certificate to the Flying Eagles midfielder, allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report.It would be recalled that Ugonna Ezenwaka signed a one - year contract with option for an ...
Fegor Ogude Welcomes Competition For Midfield Places
Published: January 06, 2013
As the countdown to January 8 continues, the date Stephen Keshi will make public the list of players for the African Cup of Nations, returning midfielder Fegor Ogude has acknowledged there is healthy competition in the team for midfield spots.The Vålerenga ace told MTNFootball.com: ''The battle for a shirt in the...
Coach Stephen Keshi Faces Positive Selection Headache
Published: January 06, 2013
With less than 3 days before coach Stephen Keshi unveils his 23 - man squad for the African Cup of Nations, he has admitted that he is facing a positive selection headache over choosing the final roster.Eagles spokesman Ben Alaiya told Brila FM: ''The competition here is very tough. Coach Keshi is growing grey hairs ov...
Nigeria Federation Authorizes Echiejile To Play Against Moreirense
Published: January 05, 2013
Nigeria left back Elderson Echiejile has been summoned by Braga coach José Peseiro for the 13th round of games in the championship against Moreirense on Sunday, January 6th.Late on Saturday, Sporting Braga were informed by the Nigeria Football Federation that they can make use of Echiejile for the game at the Es...
Ethiopia Line Up Tunisia Friendly
Published: January 05, 2013
The Walia Antelopes of Ethiopia will head to Qatar for their second pre-AFCON friendly against Tunisia on Saturday evening. The game that will be played on Monday, January 7 in Doha is expected to provide a rough challenge for Ethiopia, one that can simulate what they would be facing when the tournament starts in South...
Zambia Lose Third Consecutive Game
Published: January 05, 2013
On Saturday, Zambia lost its third preparatory match in a row this time to Angola after they were beaten by 2 goals to nil in South Africa in a game played at Dobsonville Stadium, Johannesburg. Renard’s bad run against the team he once coached continues as he recorded a third loss to the Palancas Negras since his...
Exclusive - Agent: Big Arab Country Has Approached Michael Olaitan To Play For National Team
Published: January 05, 2013
In this interview, Prosport International Head of Global Football, Paschalis Tountouris, who represents 19 - year - old Michael Olaitan, talks to allnigeriasoccer.com about reports linking his client with a switch to a big team in January and the chances of the Veria midfielder representing Nigeria at international lev...
Celtic Manager, Neil Lennon To Run The Rule Over Oshaniwa At Faro
Published: January 05, 2013
Scottish Sun has confirmed allnigeriasoccer.com's exclusive report that Glasgow Celtic are chasing the Nigeria left back Juwon Oshaniwa, who has been named in Nigeria's provisional African Cup of Nations squad.The authoritative British newspaper says manager Neil Lennon could run the rule over Oshaniwa at the St Louis ...