Exclusive: Victor Deniran Ruled Out For the Season
Published: March 17, 2013
Victor Deniran's loan spell at PFC Montana has been cut short by injury after undergoing knee ligament operation at a Sofia hospital this past week, the Olympic National Team invitee has exclusively revealed to allnigeriasoccer.com.The 22 - year - old suffered a relapse of the knee injury which had kept him out of acti...
Rabiu Afolabi Set For League Debut
Published: March 17, 2013
New Sonderjyske signing Rabiu Afolabi could make his debut against Esbjerg on Monday, Danish media is reporting.Only two days ago, the 32 - year - old stopper was unveiled by the South Jutland club. Now, after more than nine months of inactivity, the ex Monaco man is looking forward to playing football again.Bold.dk wi...
Besiktas Working On Deal For Elderson Echiejile
Published: March 17, 2013
Beskitas have beamed their searchlight on Nigeria international Elderson Echiejile as a possible reinforcement in the summer transfer market, according to Portuguese sports daily A Bola.Echiejile's display for the Nigeria selection at the African Cup of Nations has not gone unnoticed by the Besiktas chiefs. Already, a ...
Martins Heaps Praise On Sounders Fans
Published: March 17, 2013
Though Obafemi Martins was frustrated that his debut for Seattle Sounders ended in a 1 - 1 draw, the Nigeria striker has heaped praise on the fans for their unrivaled support against Portland Timbers on Saturday.MLSsoccer.com quoted Martins as saying: ''I’m going to choose them as one of the best fans. I’ve...
Funso Ojo Banished To B Team
Published: March 16, 2013
Belgian - Nigerian midfielder Funso Ojo has been banished to the B team of Beerschot by Chairman Patrick Vanoppen, writes Nieuwsblad.Ojo repeatedly complained about late payments of his entitlements. In addition, he was involved in an altercation at training with teammate Joachim Mununga earlier in the season.Beerschot...
Ahmed Musa: Great Happiness Winning Afcon
Published: March 16, 2013
CSKA Moscow talent Ahmed Musa, who is in the form of his life and is the leading scorer for the Army Men in the Premier League, has told Russian media that the whole country celebrated the Super Eagles triumph at the African Cup of Nations.Speaking to Sport Express, Russia, the 20 - year - old disclosed: ''It was great...
Kalu Uche Opens Door To Possible Wisla Krakow Return
Published: March 16, 2013
Kalu Uche spent four seasons at WisÅa Kraków, and has talked about the possibility of playing for the Polish club before the end of his career.Now on the books of KasımpaÅa, Uche is regarded by pundits as the best foreign player to ever grace the Polish championship. ''Time spent in the Vistula recall wit...
29 Professionals Participating In African Youth Championship
Published: March 16, 2013
According to the official website of Confederation of African Football, 29 professional footballers are participating at the African Youth Championship which began in Algeria on Saturday and will run till March 30.Defending champions, the Flying Eagles have four oversea based players in their roster - Aigbe Oliha (Espe...
Enyeama Admits Maccabi Don't Have Financial Muscle To Prise Him From Lille
Published: March 16, 2013
Vincent Enyeama says a permanent move to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the summer transfer market might be difficult to achieve as the Israeli log leaders look to have little financial muscle to prise him from Lille.Just before the commencement of the season, the Nigeria custodian joined the Yellows on loan due to his lack of fi...
Official: Seattle Sounders Unveil Obafemi Martins
Published: March 16, 2013
Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders have officially announced the acquisition of Nigeria international Obafemi Martins, who arrives from Spain's Levante.As per club policy, the terms and financial details of the contract were not disclosed.''I’m happy I’m here. Chris Henderson came over to Valencia in...
Sylvester Igboun Thinking Of Summer Exit
Published: March 16, 2013
Sylvester Igboun is hoping to get transferred from FCM in the summer transfer market. The 23 - year - old striker damaged his groin last October, and he now wants to return to top form which has made him an obvious candidate to be sold by the Wolves.Igboun has made just one substitute appearance since the start of the ...
Official: Rennes Announce Capture Of Ejike Uzoenyi
Published: March 15, 2013
French club Stade Rennes through a statement on the official website have announced the arrival of Nigeria international Ejike Uzoenyi.Uzoenyi, a member of the Super Eagles squad at the 2013 African Cup of Nations, has joined Rennes on  loan for six months, with option to purchase inserted into the deal. ''I am ve...
Danny Shittu : We Have A Chance Against Wigan
Published: March 15, 2013
Nigerian stopper Danny Shittu thinks Millwall can reach the finals of the FA Cup by defeating Wigan Athletic next month at Wembley.Shittu's header just before first half interval secured victory for the Londoners at the expense of Blackburn Rovers.in Wednesday's quarter - final replay at Ewood Park.''It is a big day an...
Ahmed Musa Eyeing Top Scorer's Award
Published: March 15, 2013
In an interview with Russian media, Ahmed Musa has stressed that he is ready to play in any offensive position manager Leonid Slutsky needs him.Musa, who is primarily a winger, has flourished in attack in the current season, netting 9 goals in 19 matches. ''I like any position the coach puts me. I am an offensive playe...
Yobo Delighted To Qualify For Europa League Quarter-Finals
Published: March 15, 2013
Nigeria skipper Joseph Yobo is delighted that Fenerbahce advanced to the quarter - finals of the Europa League for the first time in their history.The Yellow Canaries drew the round of 16 tie played at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium 1-1 but progressed 2-1 on aggregate. ''It is important as players and this club to qualify...