Mom convinced me to sign for Brann - KIM OJO
Published: March 22, 2011
Against Norwegian powerhouse Rosenborg on Sunday, Kim Ojo proved a hero by scoring after ten minutes and hitting the cross bar on two occasions. It was an excellent debut for the 22-year-old Nigerian forward, but he almost missed out on the SK Brann deal.Last year, Ojo had to travel to Delta State to meet with his moth...
UKPAI out of action for four weeks
Published: March 22, 2011
FC Fyn Denmark striker Emmanuel Ukpai has been ruled out of action for at least four weeks. Ukpai got injured in a league match on Sunday against Brønshøj.There were fears that the 24-year-old had broken his ankle, but club doctors have dismissed the suggestion.''There is no fracture in the ankle but it i...
Europe's finest go to war for TAYE TAIWO, Benfica insist
Published: March 22, 2011
The future of Taye Taiwo  could be sorted next week, his agent Michael Coker has disclosed.  Out of contract with Marseille in the summer, he is being courted by some of Europe's finest - Liverpool, Man City, AC Milan, Juventus and Benfica.''There are many clubs that have indicated interest in signing him. Be...
ONUOHA to pledge international future to Nigeria
Published: March 22, 2011
Nedum Onuoha is set to follow Victor Moses in pledging his international future to Nigeria, reports the Daily Mail UK.And the Three Lions are now facing the prospect of losing another player tipped for senior honours in Onuoha - who has played 21 times for the Young Lions. Nigeria coach Samson Siasia will meet with the...
OMOTOYOSSI turns up at OB Odense
Published: March 21, 2011
Razak Omotoyossi is testing with Danish club OB Odense. Omotoyossi, who has Nigerian and Benin citizenship most recently played for the Russian club FC Rostov.The former goal king in Sweden does not have a good name in Denmark. In the winter, Omotoyossi was scheduled for trials with an unnamed Danish club, but the 25-y...
Confirmed: OKORONKWO misses League Opener
Published: March 21, 2011
Solomon Okoronkwo misses the game with Fredrikstad on Monday evening because his Norwegian club (ålesund) have failed to clear all the necessary paper-work despite signing him about two months ago. The ex Hertha Berlin star must watch the match from the stands. The 24-year-old striker has been invited for the Nat...
JOHN OWOERI ready for Official Debut
Published: March 21, 2011
Former Heartland winger, John Owoeri, is ready to make his official debut for Ismaily when the league resumes mid-April. Ismaily, who are second on the log are away to Petrojet in the next round of matches. Owoeri, 24, damaged internal ligaments of his knee in an exhibition game with Sugar Hawamdia two weeks ago. Now, ...
VINCENT ENYEAMA ruled out
Published: March 21, 2011
Nigeria number one goalie Vincent Enyeama has been ruled out of the Eagles Nations Cup qualifier against Ethiopia. The Hapoel Tel Aviv player missed the 3-3 draw with Ashdod on Sunday because of an injury."He is out for two weeks," assistant coach Simon Kalika was quoted as saying by kickoffnigeria, but said there will...
HARUNA plays for Monaco Reserves
Published: March 21, 2011
Haruna Lukman saw 88 minutes of action in a reserve team fixture on Sunday. Monaco narrowly defeated Colomiers (1-0). The reserve team of Monaco play in  Group C of the CFA. They climb to fifth in the standings. Lukman has dropped down the pecking order at the principality club following the arrival of Mahamadou D...
UJAH fishing for Chelsea move, Rosenborg join suitors
Published: March 21, 2011
Anthony Ujah scored four goals on Sunday against Stabæk in a 7-0 hammering. After match day one, Lilestrom are now on top of the standings in Norway. The 20-year-old finished last season as the third highest goal scorer in the premier division.Ujah was banned from the last test game held by Lillestrom after comme...
OLADAPO Dancing with the Stars
Published: March 21, 2011
IK Start began the Norwegian league with an away victory (2-0) on Sunday against Odd Grenland. Canada 2007 Under 20 World Cup star, Femi Oladapo ran the show for Start, setting up a goal and scoring on the hour mark.After the final whistle, Oladapo celebrated with a traditional Nigerian dance. He hopes the dance become...
TAYE TAIWO: AC Milan is my Number one Option
Published: March 21, 2011
Taye Taiwo has told Canal Plus he would prefer a switch to Italian powerhouse AC Milan. The Rossoneri are monitoring the Marseille wing back, and are also considering Lyon's Aly Cissokho.Taiwo confirmed on Sunday evening the possibility of his arrival at the San Siro in the summer.''It (AC Milan) would please me. AC ...
VICTOR MOSES gets Ethiopia Invite
Published: March 21, 2011
 Wigan Athletic winger Victor Moses has been handed a late invitation by Nigeria  for Sunday's 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, officials have disclosed.  "We have called up Moses for this weekend's match against Ethiopia after we made a couple of changes in the squad," said Nigeria assistant coach ...
AHMED MUSA to Borussia Dortmund?
Published: March 20, 2011
As reported by transfermarkt.de, Borussia Dortmund are preparing a summer bid for the Nigerian wonder-kid Ahmed Musa. Reports claim VVV Venlo, who are almost certain to be relegated at the end of the season, are in talks with the Bundesliga league leaders.Musa has a contract which expires in the summer of 2013 and woul...
Nigerian players kill Stabaek, UJAH scores Double Brace
Published: March 20, 2011
Recently, Anthony Ujah was banned for his comments on Facebook by his Norwegian club Lillestrom. The 20-year-old top prospect did not allow that affect his nerves in the league opener against Stabæk on Sunday.Already after only 15 minutes, there was jubilation for the traveling Lillestrom supporters. Ujah arrived...