Greece Update:''We have the abilities to bring the people joy'' - Kostas Katsouranis
Published: May 24, 2010
Two veterans of Greece's 2004 European title winning team said Sunday they were determined to use the World Cup to help lift morale in their debt-ridden country."People see me in the streets and tell me they are waiting for something good at the World Cup," Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis told state-run NET televisio...
Exclusive:Marseille target,ADRIANO on way to AS ROMA
Published: May 24, 2010
Marseille target,Adriano is almost concluding negotiations with AS Roma in signing a contract,allnigeriasoccer.com sources in Brazil have confirmed to us.We gathered he is only coming to the club headquarters today(Monday) to wish the club,Flamengo good bye.Although Adriano's contract with the club ends on May 30,he ha...
Stakeholders Commend NFF for Arbitration tribunal
Published: May 24, 2010
A number of key personalities in Nigeria football have continued to underline the novelty and beauty of the Arbitration Tribunal set up by the Nigeria Football Federation to treat the Nigeria Premier League case involving elected Davidson Owumi and NPL on one hand, and Abdulazeez Mohammed and Rumson Baribote on the oth...
South African Pay TV giants,SuperSport to broadcast Nigeria- Saudi game
Published: May 24, 2010
Nigeria's first international friendly under Lars Lagerback's tutelage will be live on SuperSport on Tuesday.Felix Awogu, general manager of SuperSport Nigeria, said it was in continuation of the excellent relationship between SuperSport and the Nigeria Football Federation."We have enjoyed a fruitful partnership so far...
Argentina Update:''We have our plans against Nigeria'' - MARADONA
Published: May 24, 2010
Diego Maradona is satisfied with the 23 players he chose for the World Cup and has sworn to stand by the players.''I will stand by these players and die for them,''Maradona told a press conference yesterday after training.On the team's opener against Nigeria,he has no fears.''We have alternative plans.I know there's go...
Inter Milan target ETUHU's coach to replace MOURINHO
Published: May 24, 2010
Roy Hodgson has emerged as the shock candidate to replace Jose Mourinho at Inter Milan.Mourinho celebrated his last game in charge of the Italian outfit by winning the Champions League at the Bernabeu.But as he prepared to move into the stadium permanently as Real Madrid manager, Fulham boss Hodgson was being tipped fo...
Oguchi Onyewu hoping to make US World Cup Roster
Published: May 24, 2010
The past seven months have been probably the most gut-wrenching of Oguchi Onyewu’s soccer life.By today he’ll learn if all the rehab work he has done has restored U.S. Men’s World Cup coach Bob Bradley’s confidence in him.Bradley will use today's match against the Czech Republic in East Hartford...
AJAGUN,Under 20 star sent packing for indiscipline
Published: May 24, 2010
Nigeria’s Under-20 team have sent home from an invitational tournament in Cairo, Egypt, star midfielder Abdul Jelili Ajagun for indiscipline.“The boy violated our camp disciplinary code, which I always insist that players must abide by. No matter who you are or how good you think you are, if you can’t...
NIGERIA to receive $50,000 for Saudi Match
Published: May 24, 2010
Nigeria will receive a match fee of $50,000 from the football association of Saudi Arabia for Tuesday’s World Cup warm-up in Austria, officials have told MTNFootball.“Saudi Arabia will pay us $50,000 for the match in Austria,” revealed a top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The Saudis...
Exclusive from London:''Nothing like the World Cup''-LAGERBACK
Published: May 24, 2010
Allnigeriasoccer.com can report that the Super Eagles and the team officials left London for Austria,venue of their friendly with Saudi Arabia, by 8am Nigeria time this morning.But after three training sessions since he took over three months ago,is Lagerback ready for the match and the World Cup?''I have some basic id...
Presidential Task Force meets to strategise on World Cup
Published: May 23, 2010
The Presidential Task Force for the 2010 World Cup will meet in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday to map out strategies for a remarkable World Cup outing for Nigeria as the secretary of the body, Dr Patrick Ekeji said there was no iota of truth in the rumour that coach Lars Lagerback’s wages have not been pai...
DARLINGTON OMODIAGBE carpets DANGOTE's Arsenal interest
Published: May 23, 2010
Former Under 23 star,Darlington Omodiagbe,a graduate of Sports Marketing from a top German University has spoken to allnigeriasoccer.com on the news of the moment-Aliko Dangote's interest in acquiring 16% stake in Arsenal.Omodiagbe is highly versed in Sports Marketing,sponsorship and merchandising and has a kit deal wi...
The Eagles have Landed
Published: May 23, 2010
The Nigeria World Cup squad arrived London yesterday via Heathrow Airport to start their nine day training camp ahead of the mundial.They will be staying at the Five Lakes and Country Club Hotel.The hotel is located at Colchester Road, Tolleshunt KnightsMaldon Essex CM9 8HX.It is a five star hotel complete with a ...
SHITTU traning alone-Report
Published: May 23, 2010
Defender Danny Shittu spent half an hour training on his own with assistant coach Daniel Amokachi as the Super Eagles intensified their World Cup preparations in Essex,KickOff is reporting.The entire squad arrived in London on Saturday afternoon and did some light training in the evening. That was followed by a gr...
New coach for OBODO and ODION IGHALO
Published: May 23, 2010
When the two Nigerians at Udinese,Ighalo and Obodo, return for pre-season training,there is a new coach waiting for them.Francesco Guidolin is confirmed as the new Udinese Coach, a return to the club after 11 years.The tactician took Parma to promotion and helped them to a creditable mid-table finish this season, but o...