AYILA's Dynamo Kiev in tight corner as Ajax draw
Published: August 17, 2010
Dynamo Kiev could not do better at home than play a 1-1 draw in the UEFA Champions league play-off match against Ajax.It was an excellent result for the 1995 champions on foreign soil and they hope to complete the business when the return leg is played.Ajax took the lead in the 57th minute when Jan Vertonghen headed in...
Heartland can win Premier League - EFFUGH
Published: August 17, 2010
The new Premier League season starts September 25th, and one player who is so sure that his team will not only do well, but will win the trophy is Heartland of Owerri midfielder, Chinedu Effugh.“A lot of people will think I am just boasting. But I have looked at our team and what is going on and I have this confi...
Exclusive:Wolves star,OKE AKPOVETA testing in Norway
Published: August 17, 2010
Warri Wolves player,Oke Akpoveta tested at Norwegian premier division side,Odd Grenland but the club did not offer him a deal.Odd Grenland who also have another Nigerian,Chris Bentley,playing for the club claimed that they did not have the money to sign the player.Oke impressed Odd Grenland coach, Day Eilev Fagermo d...
YOBO to consider loan move to another EPL side?
Published: August 17, 2010
Colin Udoh, award-winning Nigerian football writer and analyst, has suggested on social networking site Twitter that  Joseph Yobo’s advisers are considering a loan move out of Everton  to another club within the Premier League.Arguably now fifth choice centre back behind the likes of Phil Jagielka, Sylv...
ODEMWINGIE missing from Lokomotiv Europa squad
Published: August 17, 2010
Osaze Odemwingie who is on the brink of joining EPL side, West Brom did not travel today with the rest of the Lokomotiv Moscow squad for the Europa league clash on Thursday against Lausanne,Switzerland.The flight from Moscow to Geneva took four hours after which the team embarked on an hour trip by bus to Lausanne.20 p...
DENNIS AOGO to miss league opener
Published: August 17, 2010
The German-Nigerian,Dennis Aogo won't be available for selection when Hamburg take on FC Schalke 04 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday.The 23 year old is experiencing pain in the sciatic nerve.However, Marcell Jansen and Piotr Trochowski have returned to training.Jansen only returned to the team after suffering fro...
APAM visits old team-mates at OGC Nice
Published: August 17, 2010
Recuperating Nigeria defender,Onyekachi Apam visited his old team-mates at his old club, OGC Nice on Saturday.The Rennes defender is currently sidelined by injury for another few weeks and benefited from Nice presence in the Brittany region on Saturday.Nice played Lorient away on Saturday and Apam went to say hello to ...
Portsmouth to battle MK Dons for SAM SODJE
Published: August 17, 2010
Sam Sodje is training with Portsmouth ahead of a proposed move to Fratton Park.Pompey manager Steve Cotterill is desperate to strengthen his paper thin squad and defender Sodje has been offered the chance to train with the first team.Sodje, recently called up to the Nigeria squad, had moved to Skoda after leaving Charl...
EGUAVOEN accepts to coach Olympic Eagles
Published: August 17, 2010
Super Eagles' acting coach Augustin Eguavoen has accepted the offer to coach Nigeria under-23 team.The  former Torpedo Moscow defender had earlier worked as an assistant to Christian Chukwu then Lars Lagerback.However,he managed Nigeria in a brief spell from 2005-2007 and led the Eagles to a bronze medal at the 20...
Golden Eaglets class of 85 to get their reward
Published: August 17, 2010
Nigeria's Golden Eaglets will get their reward for winning the maiden under-16 World Cup, after a 25-year wait,the BBC reports.Each player was promised a house, stock in the central bank and a scholarship among other incentives for bringing glory to the continent in 1985.However, the Nigerian government never fulfilled...
STEPHEN KESHI tries his luck with Zimbabwe
Published: August 17, 2010
A fierce battle for the Zimbabwe job has erupted with Serbian coach Zoran Djordjevic and former Tottenham Hotspur reserve team coach Peter Battler forwarding their CVs to the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) for consideration.Former Togo coach and African legend, Stephen Keshi and Roy Barretto, who coached the Warr...
Glasgow Celtic may hijack RABIU IBRAHIM from Brugge
Published: August 17, 2010
Club Brugge after a disastrous start to the season is working hard in the summer market for reinforcements.The club has two Nigerians at the club presently-Joseph Akpala and the 19 year old tester,Rabiu Ibrahim.Brugge have offered Ibrahim a trial for some few days and hope to sign him if he impresses.Ibrahim also trail...
KALU UCHE last option for Hercules
Published: August 17, 2010
What seemed like a dream at the beginning of summer to Spanish liga side,Hercules Alicante is poised to become a reality.Enrique Ortiz's whim to see  Dani Guiza at Hercules is gaining strength. For now, Hercules have reached an agreement with the striker to accept the four year contract proposed. The striker was d...
Egyptian hackers mess up Kabylie's official site
Published: August 17, 2010
A couple of Egyptian programmers hacked into JS Kabylie's official website on Monday, in the wake of both teams' ill-tempered meeting in the CAF Champions League,filgoal.com reports.The hackers posted the Egyptian flag on the homepage as well as the Red Devils' logo and slogan 'Ahli are above all'.They also left a mess...
GEOVANNI joins OPARA at San Jose Earthquakes
Published: August 17, 2010
Former Hull City winger Geovanni has joined Ike Opara at MLS  club San Jose Earthquakes as their Designated Player.The 30-year old Brazilian becomes the Quakes first-ever DP after passing a medical on Monday morning and pending his International Transfer Certificate, is set for his MLS debut on August 28.Geovanni ...