Victor Moses Declares Himself Fit For Afcon Final
Published: February 09, 2013
Ahead of the African Cup of Nations final game against Burkina Faso, there is good news for coach Stephen Keshi . Chelsea winger Victor Moses has declared himself fit for the tie at Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg.Victor Moses trained without difficulty with the rest of the Super Eagles squad on Saturday evening. It ...
Djamel Haimoudi To Officiate Afcon Final
Published: February 09, 2013
Continental football governing body Confederation of African Football has appointed Algerian referee Djamel Haimoudi to officiate the African Cup of Nations final between Nigerian and Burkina Faso.Djamel Haimoudi will be assisted by Morocco's Redouane Achik and Jean-Claude Birumushahu from Burundi while Rajindraparsad ...
No Sanliurfaspor Contract For Sibi Gwar
Published: February 09, 2013
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that last season's top scorer in the domestic championship Sibi Gwar returned to Nigeria on Thursday after more than one week of trials with Turkish second - tier Sanliurfaspor.Sanliurfaspor, managed by Kemal Kılıç, had wanted to bolster their squad with an offensive re...
Jonathan Pitroipa Happy To Play Final Game
Published: February 09, 2013
Burkina Faso exciting winger Jonathan Pitroipa has expressed his delight after his red card was rescinded by tournament's organizers CAF. Consequently, he is available for Sunday's decisive game against Nigeria.Lebuteur.com quoted the Rennes player as saying: ''After the expulsion, I was shocked. Despite the 1-1 score ...
Abiola Dauda On His Way To Red Star Belgrade
Published: February 09, 2013
There are strong speculations that 25 - year - old Nigerian striker Abiola Dauda might continue his career with Serbia giants and 1991 Champions League winners Red Star Belgrade. Mozzartsport.com is reporting that in the last hours of the Serbian transfer window, sports director Zoran Stojadinovic has pulled a major tr...
Obiora Nwankwo : I Chose Cluj Because I Want To Play In Europe
Published: February 08, 2013
Super Eagles midfielder Obiora Nwankwo has commented on his loan move to Europa League campaigners CFR Cluj to Italian transfer market portal Tuttomercatoweb.com. ''I chose Cluj because I want to play in Europe. And because I wanted to change the environment as things did not go down well with me in Inter Milan. ''Play...
Odemwingie Fined 75,000 Pounds
Published: February 08, 2013
It has been revealed by British media that Peter Odemwingie has been fined 75,000 pounds for breaking the internal regulations of West Brom after he forcefully tried to negotiate a winter transfer to Queens Park Rangers without the approval of the leadership of the Baggies.The Daily Mail reports that the Nigeria intern...
Emenike, Moses Did Not Train With Group
Published: February 08, 2013
Ahead of the African Cup of Nations decider against Burkina Faso, two of Super Eagles first choice strikers Emmanuel Emenike and Victor Moses are racing against the clock to be fit for the final.Emenike and Moses did not train with the total group on Friday. The Spartak Moscow ace did not appear in training. On the oth...
Afcon Final Not Live On Terrestrial Television
Published: February 08, 2013
Contrary to earlier reports, the Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria, BON, will not air on local television the final match of the African Cup of Nations between the Super Eagles and Stallions.The Associated Press citing a top official of BON is reporting that the match will not be shown on terrestrial television as a...
Ugo Ukah Tips Nigeria To Win Afcon
Published: February 08, 2013
Jagiellonia Biaƅ‚ystok central defender Ugo Ukah has shared his thoughts and impressions on the final match at the African Cup of Nations between Nigeria and Burkina Faso.Ukah, who has one cap for the Nigeria selection, is optimistic the Super Eagles can win their third trophy on Sunday due to the offensive personnel ...
Jonathan Pitroipa Will Play Final - CAF
Published: February 08, 2013
Burkina Faso winger Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared by tournament's organizers CAF to participate in Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Nigeria.Recall that the Rennes player was unjustly expelled by Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi in the semi - final tie against the Black Stars for simulation. The controversi...
Official:Peter Odemwingie Disciplined By West Brom
Published: February 08, 2013
Albion have taken disciplinary action against Peter Odemwingie in respect of his conduct over the past fortnight. Odemwingie has accepted his punishment. He will now resume full training with his team-mates and is available for first-team selection.Peter Odemwingie said: “I understand how my actions have been vie...
Yobo Wants To Emulate Eagles Class Of 94 By Winning Afcon
Published: February 08, 2013
Non - playing Super Eagles skipper Joseph Yobo says the current squad wants to emulate the class of 1994 by winning the eagerly anticipated African Cup of Nations final on Sunday against Burkina Faso. ''First of all, we have a lot of respect for the guys who won this competition in 1994, they are heroes back home. We c...
Exclusive - Nurudeen Orelesi: FC Kryvbas Offered Me A Two - Year Contract
Published: February 08, 2013
Finally, former Nigeria youth - teamer and Skënderbeu Korçë midfielder Nurudeen Orelesi has chosen to break his silence to allnigeriasoccer.com since reports surfaced in Albania that he was rebelling at the Super League champions following their failure to sanction his transfer to FC Kryvbas, Ukraine.A...
Spartak Coach Valery Karpin: No Plan To Sell Emenike
Published: February 08, 2013
Head Coach of Spartak Moscow Valery Karpin has told the press in Russia that the club has no plans to sell Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike, who is logically in high demand as a result of his exploits at the African Cup of Nations.''There is no such plan to sell Emenike. I think it's wrong to sell the player who last ...