CHAN: Eagles Draw South Africa,Mali,Mozambique In Group A
Published: September 18, 2013
The draw for the 2014 Africa Nations Championship was conducted in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday afternoon.Nigeria, who would be making their debut appearance in the tournament, are in Group A alongside hosts South Africa, Mali and Mozambique. In total, 32 matches will take place during the competition which runs from Janu...
Commissioner Advices Under 13 National Team Players
Published: September 18, 2013
The National Under 13 Team on Wednesday morning paid a courtesy visit to the Ondo state commissioner for Youth Development and Sports Ministry, Bekekimi Idiehare, at the state secretariat, Akure .Team secretary Wale Adeyinka, thanked the commissioner for hosting a successful camping exercise while also noting that eigh...
National Under 13 Camp Closes In Akure
Published: September 18, 2013
The National U-13 team which is a feeder team to the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria on Wednesday officially ended its four-week camping exercise in Akure.The camping exercise was sponsored by the Ondo state Governor, Olusegun Mimiko and the  aim of the exercise was to bring together players of U-13 age category and tea...
Official : Semi Ajayi Inks Two - Year Deal With Arsenal
Published: September 18, 2013
Arsenal have signed Nigeria youth international Semi Ajayi on a two - year contract, the player, himself has announced.The 19 - year - old defender, touted in some quarters as the ‘Next Sol Campbell’, impressed the Gunners chiefs during trials and has been rewarded with a contract which keeps him at the Emi...
David Alaba : The Champions League Is Always Something Special
Published: September 18, 2013
Bayern Munich wing-back David Alaba has commented on the European champions opening Champions League clash in which they defeated Ahmed Musa’s CSKA Moscow 3 - 0 at Fußball Arena München.The Austria international , who has a Nigerian father, opened scoring for Bayern Munich with a stunning free-kick goa...
Anthony Ujah Wants Cologne To Be Winter Champions
Published: September 17, 2013
Nigeria international Anthony Ujah has now netted four goals in seven games in Germany’s second - tier after scoring a brace on Monday night as Cologne thrashed Energie Cottbus 4 - 0.Now, the 22 - year - old attacker has set his sights on Cologne being crowned winter champions.“I am very happy for the victo...
Sporting Braga To Hold Contract Talks With Elderson Echiejile
Published: September 17, 2013
Sporting Braga will start negotiations with Nigeria international Elderson Echiejile over a new contract in the coming days, according to Portuguese sports daily A Bola.The 25 - year - old had attracted huge interest from Besiktas in the last hours of the summer transfer window but the Archbishops refused to do busines...
Ankle Injury Rules Kim Ojo Out Of Europa League
Published: September 17, 2013
24 - year - old Nigerian attacker Kim Ojo is currently nursing an ankle injury.And that means it’s a foregone conclusion that he will not feature for Racing Genk in their Europa League clash against Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.The former SK Brann hero has not a made a single appearance in the Belgian championship thi...
Fanendo Adi : Biggest Game Of My Career
Published: September 17, 2013
FC Copenhagen picked up in mid-August the Nigerian striker Fanendo Adi from AS Trencin.The 22-year-old player has already netted twice in three games for FCK, so the Nigerian is very confident ahead of Tuesday’s meeting with Juventus in the Champions League.“It’s a great feeling for a footballer, it&r...
Official : Bamidele Yampolsky Joins Hapoel Haifa
Published: September 17, 2013
Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Haifa have completed the signing of Israeli - Nigerian midfielder Bamidele Yampolsky.The financial terms and length of contract were not disclosed by Hapoel Haifa.In his first words after he was unveiled, Yampolsky told the official website of The Sharks : “ I am delighted to jo...
Brighton Intensify Pursuit Of Jonathan Obika
Published: September 17, 2013
Brighton & Hove Albion have intensified their pursuit of Anglo - Nigerian striker Jonathan Obika.East London and West Essex Guardian says Obika may arrive The Seagulls on a short term loan as early as this week if the club agrees terms with Tottenham Hotspur. Manager Oscar Garcia is desperate for an offensive reinf...
Coach Sewnet Bishaw Fancies Walia Antelopes Chances Against Nigeria
Published: September 17, 2013
Head Coach of Ethiopia National Team, Sewnet Bishaw reckons that the Walia Antelopes have a chance of qualifying for the Brazil 2014 World Cup.Nigeria and Ethiopia clashed at February’s African Cup of Nations, with the Eagles overcoming their opponents 2 - 0 thanks to a brace from Victor Moses. “It is a goo...
Nigerian Football Expert, Larry Izamoje : Real Advantage Ethiopia Will Be Hosting Nigeria First
Published: September 17, 2013
A key stakeholder in Nigeria Football, Larry Izamoje, Chairman and CEO of Brila Group, has shared his thoughts and impressions on the World Cup draw held in Cairo on Monday which pitted the Super Eagles against the Walia Antelopes.“A real advantage for Nigeria is that Ethiopia will be hosting Nigeria first with t...
Victor Moses Showered In Praise By Brendan Rodgers
Published: September 17, 2013
After three victories on the bounce, Liverpool drew 2 - 2 with Swansea City on Monday night, with the Nigeria international Victor Moses netting on his debut.Manager Brendan Rodgers has showered praises on Moses, who arrived on loan from Chelsea just before the summer transfer window was shut. “When I had been he...
Chibuzor Okonkwo Should Be Super Eagles Regular - Coach Ranko
Published: September 17, 2013
WIthout yet kicking a ball in Libya for his new club Alswehly FC Super Eagles international right back Chibuzor Austin Okonkwo has already been  taken the Libyan football scene by storm with his superlative displays for Alswehly FC and his coach has tipped him for greatness, wondering why he (Chibuzor) is not a re...