ANGELO OGBONNA To Undergo Hernia Surgery
Published: December 11, 2012
Italian - Nigerian defender Angelo Ogbonna, 24, will have hernia surgery in the coming days and this will keep him on the sidelines for at least 40 days if there are no complications, writes Turin based sports daily TuttoSport.It was decided after Sunday's 2 - 4 home loss to AC Milan that the Italian internationalist w...
Wenger Lavishes Praise On Chuba Akpom
Published: December 10, 2012
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is impressed by teenage striker Chuba Akpom.Akpom has already scored three goals for Noel Blake’s England Under-19 side this season, and has forced himself into Terry Burton’s Arsenal Under-21 side. “He has personality [and] he has quality,” Wenger told Arsenal Player....
FC Midtjylland: No Bid From Besiktas For SYLVESTER IGBOUN
Published: December 10, 2012
FC Midtjylland would love to sell some of their players in the winter transfer market to help the beleaguered club, and today there were reports that Sylvester Igboun was on his way to Turkey.BT reported that FCM have accepted a bid of 3 million euros from Besiktas for Igboun, but the Jutland club has disputed that.''B...
CHIKELUBA OFOEDU Admits Galatasaray Game Will Be Difficult
Published: December 10, 2012
Former Enugu Rangers point-man Chikeluba Ofoedu is hopeful he will make the starting line - up in Tuesday's big clash in the cup between 1461 Trabzon and Turkey powerhouse Galatasaray. For precautionary reasons, Ofoedu was left on the bench by coach Mustafa Akcay in last weekend's 2 - 1 win over Samsunspor. And he came...
Exclusive - KENNETH OMERUO: The Earliest Time I Can Return To Chelsea Is June
Published: December 10, 2012
ADO Den Haag central defender Kenneth Omeruo has poured cold water to speculations in the local media suggesting that he would be returning to his parent club Chelsea in December.The former Flying Eagle exclusively informed allnigeriasoccer.com: ''I don't know where they got the information from but I wasn't informed b...
Ripples In 3SC Over Facebook Jibes
Published: December 10, 2012
The camp of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) is presently rocked with accusation and counteraccusation over  the broadcast posted on the popular social media network Facebook targeted on some technical and board members of the club.The faceless people behind the act have succeeded in causing internal strife by pit...
HARMONY IKANDE To Test With Ironi Ramat Hasharon
Published: December 10, 2012
Ironi Ramat Hasharon will have a distinguished trialist in the coming days. Former Nigeria youth - teamer and AC Milan trainee Harmony Ikande has been invited to train with the Israeli Premier League outfit before he is offered a contract, writes Sports Walla.Presently operating on a shoestring budget, Ironi Ramat Hash...
OBAFEMI MARTINS Back In The Shop Window
Published: December 10, 2012
Following his imperious displays in the Spanish championship, Nigeria international and Levante star Obafemi Martins is back in the shop window. As reported by levanteud.lasprovincias.es , Martins's six goals in La Liga have not gone unnoticed by Europe's elite clubs, and interested suitors could table a bid for him at...
KINGSLEY UDOH, AMODU Did Not Impress Penarol
Published: December 10, 2012
Former Under 17 world champions Kingsley Udoh and Usman Amodu will not be offered contracts by Uruguay giants Penarol, reports in the South American country have disclosed.Elobservador.com.uy says Kingsley Udoh failed to impress coach Jorge Goncalves after close to two weeks of trials.On the other hand, left back Usman...
AHMED MUSA Pleased With Result
Published: December 10, 2012
CSKA Moscow provisionally top the league table in Russia after the hard fought 2 - 1 win over Mordovia Saransk on Sunday, their last match before the winter break.Though not on the score-sheet, Nigeria winger Ahmed Musa, who has been converted to a striker this season by coach Slutsky,is pleased with the outcome of the...
Exclusive: Cologne Intensify Pursuit Of ANTHONY OKPOTU
Published: December 10, 2012
Cologne have intensified their pursuit of the hot - in - demand Lobi Stars ace Anthony Okpotu. The scouting team at the traditional German club had been studying the videos and curriculum vitae of the Super Eagles invitee, with the intention of inviting him for trials.Now, the representatives of Okpotu have received po...
Ex Arsenal Starlet, EMMANUEL ADEWOLE Close To Signing Hammerfest FK Contract
Published: December 10, 2012
One time Arsenal Academy player and Anglo - Nigerian forward Emmanuel Adewole says he is on the verge of signing a one - year contract with Norwegian third division club Hammerfest FK. '' I had trials with Hammerfest FK over the summer  as an unknown player from America and they liked me.Will likely be joining the...
Exclusive: CHIBUZOR OKONKWO Misses FC Inter Turku Deal
Published: December 08, 2012
Finnish club FC Inter Turku earlier claimed that they have reached an agreement - in - principle with a Nigeria international defender, but refused to reveal his identity. There are new developments in the proposed transfer that would have seen the Super Eagle sign a two - year contract.According to leaks gathered by a...
WILFRED OSUJI Rues Loss To Sassuolo
Published: December 08, 2012
Modena midfielder Wilfred Osuji is disappointed with the 0 - 2 loss to league leaders Sassuolo in the Serie B on Friday, the team's fifth loss this campaign.Speaking to tuttob.com, Osuji stated: ''I played very well but it does not mean anything because we are a team. We hope to recover next weekend. Game tonight (Frid...
STEPHEN KESHI: TAIWO Is Under Consideration
Published: December 08, 2012
Stephen Keshi has told Kick Off that the door of the National Team remains open to Dynamo Kiev wing - back Taye Taiwo. The ex Lobi Star has been ignored for selection following an indifferent display against Rwanda last February. In Taiwo's absence, the left full back position has been alternated between MS Ashdod's Ju...