Official: Eddy Onazi Extends Lazio Contract Until 2016
Published: February 11, 2013
Lazio have officially announced that Nigeria international Eddy Onazi has extended his contract for an additional two seasons. The new deal keeps the former My People FC star in the Italian capital until June, 2016.Meanwhile, the 20 - year - old midfielder dedicated Nigeria's triumph at the African Cup to God and thank...
Russian Football Expert Valery Reinhold Rates Emenike, Musa
Published: February 11, 2013
Former Spartak Moscow player and Russian football expert Valery Reinhold has commented on the performance of Emmanuel Emenike and Ahmed Musa at the just concluded African Cup of Nations in South Africa.''Spartak Moscow's Emmanuel Emenike was top scorer with four goals. Of course, agents of top clubs will now pay attent...
Happy Ideye Ready To Dance Naked
Published: February 11, 2013
Interviewed by journalists after Nigeria's 1 - 0 victory against Burkina Faso on Sunday night, Dynamo Kiev striker Brown Ideye was so comical and said he was ready to dance naked.''I am ready to dance naked , I am so happy,'' Ideye was quoted as saying by footafrica365.com.Brown Ideye was involved in all the 6 matches ...
Victor Moses Delighted To Be Nigerian
Published: February 11, 2013
Chelsea winger, one of the standout players at the just concluded African Cup of Nations, has commented on the Super Eagles 1 - 0 victory over Burkina Faso. The 22 - year - old ex England youth - teamer switched international allegiance to Nigeria only last year. Since then, he has notched 4 goals in 12 international a...
Patrick Mboma, Ali Benarbia Congratulate Keshi
Published: February 11, 2013
Former Algerian international Ali Benarbia and member of the Dream Team of RMC Sport has commended Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi for winning the African Cup of Nations yesterday in Johannesburg. ''We did not pay much attention to this Nigerian team. But it is really deserved tactically and technically. Congratulations to...
Nigeria To Represent Africa In Confederations Cup
Published: February 11, 2013
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will represent the continent of Africa at the Fifa Confederations Cup billed to be staged this summer in Brazil. This honor comes by virtue of Nigeria winning her third African Cup of Nations crown on Sunday in Johannesburg. The Stephen Keshi tutored side defeated Burkina Faso 1- 0 in the fi...
Stephen Keshi: Winning This Tournament Is For My Nation
Published: February 10, 2013
Stephen Keshi, the only living person to win the African Cup of Nations as player and coach, has commented on the Super Eagles 1- 0 win over the Stallions of Burkina Faso.Before the start of the competition three weeks ago, Keshi's team was written off by the public. Finally, Keshi has proved his critics wrong by winni...
Nigeria Is New 'African Queen'
Published: February 10, 2013
Nigeria has won her third African Cup of Nations crown after a hard fought 1- 0 win over Burkina Faso on Sunday night at Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg.The only goal of the encounter was scored by domestic player Sunday Mba in the 40th minute of the first half. It was another express delivery from the Warri Wolves s...
Ikechukwu Uche Replaces Emenike In Starting 11
Published: February 10, 2013
Ahead of the African Cup of Nations final, Spartak Moscow forward Emmanuel Emenike has failed a late fitness test meaning he has been left out of Nigeria's starting eleven for tonight's clash with Burkina Faso.Otherwise, there are no surprises in the list released by coach Stephen Keshi. In goal is stand-in ski...
Eliakwu Begins Test With Chernomorets
Published: February 10, 2013
Nigerian striker Isah Eliakwu arrived Bulgaria this weekend to begin trials with top flight side PSFC Chernomorets, informs football24.bg.Russian Premier League club Anzhi is Eliakwu's last team. He failed to establish himself in the squad mainly due to the arrival of Cameroon super-star Samuel Eto'o. Last month, E...
Burkina Faso Skipper, Dagano Hails Coach Paul Put
Published: February 10, 2013
Burkina Faso skipper  Moumouni Dagano has hailed the work done by coach Paul Put. Unheralded before the start of the tournament, the Stallions have made history by qualifying for their first African Cup of Nations final.''Since I started my international career 14 years ago, this is the first time I am in heaven. ...
Victor Moses Cleared To Play In Final
Published: February 10, 2013
Ben Alaiya, spokesman of the Super Eagles, has disclosed that Victor Moses will certainly play the African Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso on Sunday night.Moses suffered a knock in the semi-final clash with Mali. Since then, there has been speculation in the media about his availability for the final.''I can ...
Emmanuel Emenike: We Have Learned Our Lesson
Published: February 10, 2013
There is still suspense on the availability of Spartak Moscow attacker Emmanuel Emenike for the final of the African Cup. The 25 - year - old Super Eagle, top scorer in the tournament, has picked his goal against Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals as the most important strike. Sport Express Russia with reference to RFI q...
Keshi Says No Secret Between The Teams
Published: February 10, 2013
After three weeks of football, today sees the culmination of Africa's premier sports competition, the African Cup of Nations.Speaking ahead of the final game between nailed - on favorites Nigeria and Burkina Faso, Super Eagles handler Stephen Keshi says there is no secret between the two sides having met in the group s...
Jay Jay Okocha : I Am Proud To Be Nigerian Right Now
Published: February 10, 2013
Nigeria legend Augustine Jay Jay Okocha has previewed Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso to the official website of CAF. The former Bolton midfielder, who is in South Africa cheering the Super Eagles, has predicted a difficult match but is optimistic Nigeria can win her third Afcon laurel.''I&rs...