Emmanuel Emenike Banking On Fans Support
Published: February 08, 2013
Spartak Moscow striker Emmanuel Emenike is banking on the support of thousands of Nigerian citizens in South Africa to propel the Super Eagles to victory in Sunday's African Cup of Nations final with Burkina Faso.''We came to South Africa with high hopes. I am happy to find here many compatriots who support us in all o...
Nigerians To Watch Afcon Final On Terrestrial Television
Published: February 08, 2013
Nigerians will watch the final game of the African Cup of Nations this Sunday on terrestrial television, the online edition of Soccer Star is reporting on its website. Majority of followers of the Super Eagles back home have been denied the opportunity of watching the team's matches at the ongoing tourney after the Bro...
Christian Obodo Begins Training With Dinamo Minsk
Published: February 07, 2013
As reported by the official website of Dinamo Minsk,dinamo-minsk.by,  Nigeria international Christian Obodo arrived the training camp of the Belarusian club in Turkey on Thursday.Christian Obodo is training with other potential winter reinforcements. If the central midfielder proves his fitness to the technical be...
Official: Chidi Omeje Returns To Dalkurd
Published: February 07, 2013
At the end of the 2012 campaign, Chidi Omeje revealed that he won't be extending his contract with Swedish club Dalkurd.The Nigerian wanted to take the next step in his career and discussed with some unnamed clubs in the Premier League and the Danish second league.But the 22-year-old has made a complete U - turn and wi...
Victor Moses In Race Against Time To Be Fit For Final
Published: February 07, 2013
22-year-old Chelsea winger Victor Moses could not complete the semi-final tie against Mali after badly spraining his ankle. On Thursday, Moses was seen limping at the Durban Airport just before the Eagles boarded the plane to Johannesburg, venue of the final match.Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi is optimistic that Moses w...
Burkina Faso Manager Paul Put Says Nigeria Are Favourites
Published: February 07, 2013
Burkina Faso qualified for their first African Cup of Nations final after upsetting Ghana on Wednesday. Now, the Belgian manager of the Stallions Paul Put has admitted that the Super Eagles, who will be playing in their seventh finals, are favorites to win their third laurel on Sunday in Johannesburg.Belgiumsoccer.be q...
Exclusive - Michael Sommer Reveals Bayer Leverkusen Won't Move For Sunday Mba
Published: February 07, 2013
Reports at home suggest Warri Wolves offensive player Sunday Mba, who has been impressive for the Super Eagles at the African Cup of Nations, is wanted by 2002 Champions League finalists Bayer Leverkusen.Very influential German sports administrator, Michael Sommer has commented on the possibility of Mba joining Bayer L...
Crystal Palace Manager Plays Down Interest In Odemwingie
Published: February 07, 2013
Crystal Palace coach Ian Holloway has played down reports linking the club with a move for the Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie. It had been previously reported that Odemwingie will arrive the London club on loan for the remainder of the season, and then sign a permanent contract in the summer.''I haven't got a c...
Jonathan Pitroipa Not Ruling Himself Out Of Final
Published: February 07, 2013
Burkina Faso sensation Jonathan Pitroipa has not ruled himself out of Sunday's Afcon final against Nigeria despite being sent off by referee Slim Jdidi against Ghana on Wednesday.Pitroipa, who is unarguably the Stallions biggest attacking threat, took the walk of shame in the 117th minute after he received a second yel...
Alaiya Allays Fears On Emenike Injury
Published: February 07, 2013
Ben Alaiya, spokesman of the Super Eagles, has played down speculations that Emmanuel Emenike is injured and may not be available for Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso. Earlier, there were fears that the Spartak Moscow ace had pulled his hamstring after he struck a shot in the 87th minute of ye...
Victor Obinna Defends Peter Odemwingie In Transfer Saga
Published: February 07, 2013
Lokomotiv Moscow striker Victor Obinna has told Russian media that he is in touch with Peter Odemwingie. The ex Inter Milan player also commented on Odemwingie's recent problems with coach Stephen Keshi and West Brom. ''Trust me, he is loved in the national team. Coach Stephen Keshi was constantly inviting Peter. And a...
Done: Obiora Nwankwo Agrees Loan Move To CFR Cluj
Published: February 07, 2013
Parma central midfielder Obiora Nwankwo has joined Romanian champions CFR 1907 Cluj on loan for the remainder of the season, with the club having the option to purchase him outright at the end of the 2012-2013 campaign.The 21 - year - old was the subject of interest from teams in Turkey (Bursaspor)and Italy (Cesena) bu...
Kenneth Omeruo Declines Association of Nigerian Prostitutes Offer
Published: February 06, 2013
ADO Den Haag youngster Kenneth Omeruo has reacted to statements credited to the Association of Nigerian Prostitutes' national secretary Jessica Elvis, who has promised Nigerians one week of free sex if the Super Eagles win Sunday's Afcon final against Burkina Faso.Omroepwest.nl with reference to the Radio Program Studi...
Nurudeen Orelesi Left Out Of Squad For League Restart
Published: February 06, 2013
Albanian league leaders Skënderbeu Korçë are likely to be without the services of Nurudeen Orelesi for Friday's game in the championship against Oshobe Oladele's Vllaznia Shkodër, coach Mirel Josa has hinted.Recall that Orelesi is rebelling with the leadership of  Skënderbeu Korç&...
Stephen Keshi: My Goal Was to Put Smile On Nigerians
Published: February 06, 2013
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has commented on the Eagles 4-1 hammering of Mali in the semi -finals of the African Nations Cup on Wednesday in Durban.In naming his squad for the tournament, Keshi said he left out some of the senior players because he wanted team players.''Nigerians have waited a long time for this moment...