NFF denies LAGERBACK quit rumours
Published: July 23, 2010
NFF President Aminu Maigari has denied quotes attributed to him that Lars Lagerback has rejected an extension to his Nigeria contract.,kickoffnigeria.com reports.Maigari was quoted extensively by local media as saying that the Swede had turned down the offer of a new deal and former striker Samson Siasia had been offer...
Super Eagles to participate in USA tournament
Published: July 23, 2010
Nigeria’s senior football team, Super Eagles will participate in the an eight –nation invitational tournament in the United States of America in February next year,nigeriaff.com reports.Tagged ‘2011 Green Soccer Bowl Tournament’, the invitational is being organized by the United States President...
NFF motivate Falconets for titanic clash against USA
Published: July 23, 2010
Falconets players are now brimming with confidence, following some pep-talks they have been receiving from some members of NFF management.Deputy General Secretary (Technical), Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme who had a psychological session with the team during their training session on Friday in Augsburg, commended them for their ...
ANICHEBE out injured,YOBO,YAK resume training with Everton
Published: July 23, 2010
Everton will be without Victor Anichebe,Joseph Yobo and Yakubu for the game at Preston.Anichebe picked up a knock in training this week and won't play at Deepdale on Saturday. Joseph Yobo and Yakubu, aren't likely to be involved having only had a couple of days training since arriving back from their extended brea...
EUGENE SALAMI interesting Westerlo
Published: July 23, 2010
Tornadoes of Minna striker, Eugene Salami is right now in Belgium and looks set to team up with Westerlo.The player who banged home 17 goals in the past season has impressed officials of the club and might be given a contract in no distant time.Salami's 17 goals equaled the record by Ishaya Jatau and Akarandut Orok and...
MARTINS arrives Rubin Kazan
Published: July 23, 2010
The Nigeria international striker,Obafemi Martins arrived Rubin Kazan today to begin his new adventure with the Russian club.The 25 year old striker signed a contract with the Champions League campaigners on July 10.Martins last played for German club,VfL Wolfsburg and scored 6 goals in 16 matches.Before then the forwa...
SuperSport inject more cash to Kenyan League
Published: July 23, 2010
The Kenyan Premier League was in cloud nine on Thursday afternoon following a phenomenal injection of more money from their sponsors, South African sports television company SuperSport International.An exciting deal between KPL and SuperSport was signed yesterday in Nairobi and it may be worth close to Shs1 billion Ken...
ADEKANMI OLUFADE leaves Gent
Published: July 23, 2010
Former Lille and Nice striker,Adekanmi Olufade and Belgian side,Gent have terminated the contract, by mutual consent that bound them until 2011.Olufade arrived Gent in 2006 and scored 34 goals in his four years at the club.Things got bad between club and player after the striker had a knee operation in October 2009.Whe...
OBINNA update:Lecce is serious
Published: July 23, 2010
The transfer of Victor Obinna from Inter is looming.According to Italian Press reports this morning,Lecce are prepared to dicuss with Inter concerning a  deal for the former Chievo and Malaga player.But Lecce must act fast as Brescia also have more than a passing interest despite their recent denials.Obinna is wan...
SVEN ERIKSSON may coach ETUHU
Published: July 23, 2010
Fulham are turning to Sven Goran Eriksson as their new manager.The Daily Mail reports that Fulham are turning to Eriksson to fill their managerial vacancy after they missed out on securing Martin Jol by 72 hours.The former England and Manchester City boss is Fulham's first-choice option after the expiry of a break clau...
Falconets Must Approach USA Match With All Seriousness - MAIGARI
Published: July 23, 2010
NFF President Aminu Maigari has declared that confidence and total seriousness can work wonders for the Nigeria U-20 women’s team,Falconets when they confront Cup holders USA in the World Cup quarter finals on Sunday morning.The Nigerian girls failed to hold onto a lone goal lead against Mexico in Bochum on Wedne...
South Korea may call off International friendly
Published: July 23, 2010
South Korea have warned Nigeria that they could call off their international friendly which is set for August 11.The Tigers of Asia have threatened to pull out of the fixture if the Super Eagles don't field a number of their star players.It is uncertain whether the west Africans will include the likes of Mikel Obi, Oba...
Exclusive:Atletico Madrid give up TAIWO chase
Published: July 23, 2010
Atletico Madrid have given up on signing the Nigeria left back,Taye Taiwo.Marseille refused to accept Atletico's proposal to pay the transfer fee in installments.The Madrid based club sent an offer of €4.5million to Marseille some weeks ago,but this was turned down by the French team.Atletico are expected to annou...
LAGERBACK turns down Nigeria......Finally!
Published: July 23, 2010
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Lars Edvin Lagerback, has turned down an offer by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for a fresh contract to continue with the job for a four-year deal.Lagerback’s five months contract as Super Eagles’ coach expires at the end o...
Nigeria reject,Klaus Toppmoller new coach of Cameroon?
Published: July 22, 2010
Cameroon has already found a successor to Paul Le Guen.According to a recent statement credited to former Bayer Leverkusen coach, Klaus Toppmöller (58 years), currently without a job, he said that he received a contract proposal of four years from the Cameroon FA,FECAFOOT ."I was offered a contract for four yea...