Uzochukwu, Hassan To Miss Jutland Derby
Published: September 20, 2013
 FC Midtjylland will be without Nigerians Izunna Uzochukwu and Rilwan Hassan for the Jutland derby against Viborg on Saturday.While midfielder Uzochukwu is suspended for the home game following his dismissal in the clash against Esbjerg, compatriot Rilwan Hassan is still recovering from injury.But manager Riddersh...
John Chibuike Scores Sixth Goal Of The Season
Published: September 20, 2013
Nigerian midfielder John Chibuike netted his sixth goal of the season as table toppers Rosenborg played a 1 - 1 draw with Haugesund on Friday in the 24th round of games in Norway’s Premier Division.The former BK Hacken star had given RBK the lead in the 21st minute only for Christian Gytkjær to equalize for...
Felix Udoh : There Is Absolutely No Way I Would Sell A Match
Published: September 20, 2013
Former Flying Eagles wing-back Felix Udoh is extremely angry with reports in the Albanian media that suggested he took his foot off the pedal when his club Partizani Tirana played Bylis Ballsh in the third round of matches in the Super League on Wednesday.The 19 - year - old, one of the key players in the Partizani Ti...
Stephen Keshi Invites Oboabona, Echiejile,Ogu For Ethiopia Clash
Published: September 20, 2013
Stephen Keshi has named a strong squad for next month’s World Cup play - off match against Ethiopia.There are no surprise omissions in the roster named by the Nigeria manager as he has handed call-ups to the likes of goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, Obi Mikel and Emmanuel Emenike.Yet again, substantive skipper Joseph ...
Joseph Yobo Fined For Lateness
Published: September 20, 2013
Central defender Joseph Yobo has been fined US$10,000 by Fenerbache after he arrived late for training on Thursday,reports Turkish sports daily Fanatik.The Nigeria skipper was involved in full training with the Yellow Canaries yesterday having just resumed practice after about three weeks on the sidelines.Before the st...
Sunday Stephen To Wait For Bnei Sakhnin Debut
Published: September 20, 2013
In the third round of matches in the Israeli Premier League, Bnei Sakhnin will make the trip to Tel Aviv to face Bnei Yehuda on Saturday.While Dele Aiyeugba is expected to be named by manager Dror Kashtan in the starting lineup, the same can not be said of compatriot Sunday Stephen, who is on the payroll of Bnei Sakhni...
Carlton Cole Must Prove Fitness To Earn West Ham Contract
Published: September 20, 2013
Anglo - Nigerian striker Carlton Cole must prove his fitness to Sam Allardyce before being offered a contract.According to the Daily Star, the West Ham manager is keen to bolster his ranks with the addition of the 29 - year - old attacker but he must show he is in top shape. “He’s training with us at the mo...
Obi Mikel Blames Chelsea Team For Loss To Everton And Basel
Published: September 20, 2013
Londoners Chelsea have lost in two consecutive matches to Everton (Premier League ) and the Champions League clash at home to Swiss opponents Basel.In an interview with British media, Super Eagles star John Mikel Obi has analyzed the matches and has publicly blamed his teammates for the two losses.“It’s a v...
Fanendo Adi Fined 135 Euros For Violating Aliens Act
Published: September 20, 2013
Scandanavia powerhouse FC Copenhagen have been fined for fielding the Nigerian attacker Fanendo Adi in their league match against FC Vestsjælland back in August despite the player not having a work and residence permit.Bold.dk with reference to sn.dk says Copenhagen Police have imposed a financial sanction on Par...
Haruna, Ideye Feature In Loss To Racing Genk
Published: September 19, 2013
Things have gone from bad to worse for Ukrainian Premier League club Dynamo Kiev. Not only are the capital club struggling in the championship, with only two wins from their last five games.On Thursday night, the Kievites lost 1 - 0 at home to Belgian side Racing Genk in their opening match of the Europa League.Surpris...
Joseph Yobo Begins Training With Fenerbahce
Published: September 19, 2013
Fenerbahce have started preparations for the fifth round of matches in the Super league against ElazıÄspor.Manager of the Istanbul giants Ersun Yanal may count on the services of Nigeria skipper Joseph Yobo. The experienced defender had spent the last couple of weeks on the sidelines due to a knee injury.But there...
Tiago Ilori : Brendan Rodgers seems like a great Guy And A Great Coach
Published: September 19, 2013
20 - year - old Liverpool rookie Tiago Ilori has commented on his debut for the Under 21 squad in their 5 - 2 victory over Sunderland at Anfield on Tuesday.Recall that the Portugal youth - teamer penned a three - year contract with the Reds on transfer deadline day, snubbing the approaches of a number of clubs in Europ...
David Alaba Not Thinking About Extending Bayern Contract
Published: September 19, 2013
Following his performance in the Champions League clash against Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow, Austria international David Alaba received praises from the global media.The 21 - year - old wing back who joined Bayern Munich in 2008 is under contract with the club until the summer of 2015.Though David Alaba has not thou...
Eddy Onazi To Start Against Legia Warsaw
Published: September 19, 2013
According to reporting by Tuttomercatoweb.com, Nigeria international Eddy Onazi is expected to be named in the starting lineup by Lazio manager Vladimir PetkoviÄ for Thursday evening’s Europa League clash against Polish club Legia Warsaw.Eddy Onazi , 20, will start in midfield alongside Gonzalez and Hernanes at...
Chidi Osuchukwu Scores On Home Debut For Sporting Braga
Published: September 19, 2013
Nigeria Under 20 international Chidi Osuchukwu was amongst the goalscorers as home team Sporting Braga II defeated UD Oliveirense 4-3 in a league match on Wednesday.The scoreline stood at 2 - 2 until the former Dolphins ace put Braga in the lead, netting after 71 minutes.Only last weekend, Chidi Osuchukwu made his leag...