OGUCHI ONYEWU to FC Zurich?
Published: January 06, 2011
Not only Swiss Champions FC Basel on Oguchi Onyewu. The 28-year-old giant defender is also attracting interest from FC Zurich, and is close to a deal with the club reports Corriere dello Sport.Onyewu's name was not included by AC Milan for their Champions League campaign and the league leaders are currently negotiating...
EMENIKE hopes to solve Eagles Striking Problems
Published: January 06, 2011
Karabukspor of Turkey striker Emmanuel Emenike is hoping to solve the Super Eagles’ striking problems by scoring constantly like Nigerian great Rashidi Yekini for the national team.The 23-year-old player recently pledged his international future to Nigeria after he had been approached by the Turkey Football Feder...
RABIU IBRAHIM close to Telstar Deal
Published: January 05, 2011
Dutch second division club Telstar, who are looking for reinforcements in midfield hope to conclude the transfer of the Nigeria youth international Rabiu Ibrahim this week. This requires an investment fund to be established. The 19-year-old midfielder has been training with the club since late November.Rabiu Ibrahim ha...
3SC Jerseys selling like Hot Cake
Published: January 05, 2011
The replica jersey of Shooting Stars Sports Club Ibadan has now become a toast of soccer fans, a survey recently conducted has shown, making it to be on high demand by all followers great club now.A group of scholars from one of the tertiary institutions in Nigeria who claimed to be conducting a research on the subject...
OYO SWAN urges greater focus to Sports Development in 2011
Published: January 05, 2011
For Nigeria to perform creditably well in the busy sports calendar of 2011, there is the need for total focus and concentrationin the sports ministry.To this end, President Goodluck Jonathan has been called upon to immediately approve the overseer of the National Sports Commission,NSC, Professor Taoheed Adedoja as subs...
IGBOUN and HASSAN missing from FC Midtjylland training
Published: January 05, 2011
Many clubs in the Danish Premier League including FC Midtjylland have resumed training after the winter break. However, FC Midtjylland were without the services of their two Nigerian imports (Rilwan Hassan and Sylvester Igboun) when they started training on Wednesday morning. Both Nigerians have been excused by the clu...
NEDUM ONUOHA fit to face Notts County
Published: January 05, 2011
Nedum Onuoha is expected to be handed a run-out in Saturday's FA Cup third round to blow away the cobwebs from his injury lay-off.The on-loan Manchester City defender, who has been given the go-ahead to feature for Sunderland in the FA Cup, will miss tonight's trip to Aston Villa with the hamstring strain which forced ...
CHIGOZIE UDOJI: We woke up for good!
Published: January 05, 2011
Chigozie Udoji scored his second of the season as Asteras Tripolis hammered Egutu Oliseh's  Ergotelis 3-0 on Wednesday evening in the Greek Super League. The 24-year-old midfielder says the club has woken up from its slumber though they are not safe from relegation troubles ''We remain in a difficult position. It ...
Official: UTAKA's Family stops Turkish deal
Published: January 05, 2011
The impending departure of the Nigeria international John Utaka was in the air for several days. In fact Konyaspor saw the transfer as a closed deal, and listed the 28-year-old forward as one of their players in the online Encyclopedia Wiki. The move has hit a snag because Utaka's  family pressurized him to discar...
Lillestrom to allow EDWIN EZIYODAWE leave the club
Published: January 05, 2011
The Nigerian contingent at Lillestrom is likely to be cut short by one when the season starts. Edwin Eziyodawe, one of the strikers at the club will be allowed to leave. He underwent tests at Russian club Spartak Nalchik Russia. And that's why Lillestrom have extended his winter holidays.Last season, Edwin failed to li...
Esperance terminate contract of ENERAMO - Report
Published: January 05, 2011
Reports in the French and Tunisia media reveal that Tunisian giants Esperance have terminated the contract of the 25-year-old Nigeria international Michael Eneramo. The striker mysteriously disappeared and at a time failed to contact the management of the Tunis based club.According to a popular Nigerian daily, Eneramo ...
Confirmed - Official: STEFANO OKAKA to Bari
Published: January 05, 2011
Stefano Okaka (21 years) is now a player of Bari, the club has confirmed through a statement on its official website. Okaka arrived the training camp of the Biancorssa on Wednesday morning after saying Good Bye to his teammates at AS Roma. He is expected to be named in the Bari squad to face Lecce in the big derby on T...
Update: Marseille to offer TAIWO new contract next week - France Football
Published: January 05, 2011
As reported by the online edition of the top football magazine in France, France Football, Fenerbahce are willing to offer US $3 million for the Nigeria left back Taye Taiwo in the winter transfer market.France Football claims Taiwo is not expected to leave the French Champions in January. The report further added that...
YOBO may convince EMENIKE of Fener move......Mallorca join suitors
Published: January 05, 2011
The Nigeria skipper Joseph Yobo is a leader on and off the field for the Nigerian players in Europe. The on-loan Fenerbahce defender has been fingered in his club's ambitions to bring Taye Taiwo to Turkey. He convinced first Victor Anichebe and now Emmanuel Emenike to pledge their international future to the Super Eagl...
JOSEPH AKPALA is top priority for Germinal Beerschot
Published: January 05, 2011
Belgium Jupiler League club Germinal Beerschot are still in relegation troubles and have targeted the former goal king in the Belgian League Joseph Akpala as one of their top transfer priorities in the winter market, reports Belgian daily HLN.The club's direct competitors for relegation are going shopping in this trans...