Celtic's Efe Ambrose Ruled Out Of Kenya Match
Published: March 15, 2013
Glasgow Celtic's utility player Efe Ambrose has picked up two yellow card cautions - against Namibia and Malawi - which has ruled him out of next weekend's crucial World Cup qualifier against Kenya in Calabar.The Nigeria Federation stated in a press release that Ambrose will be logically unavailable for selection again...
Amrounche Invites Wanyama , Oliech For World Cup Qualifier Against Nigeria
Published: March 14, 2013
Coach Adel Amrouche has called in foreign based players who will link up with the national soccer team Harambee Stars next week in preparation for the FIFA world Cup qualifier match against Nigeria’s Super Eagles, writes michezoafrika.com.This will be the first match for the newly appointed coach Adel Amrouche wh...
Razak Omotoyossi Could Return To Syrianska
Published: March 14, 2013
As reported by Sweden transfer market portal, Fotbolltransfers.com, Razak Omotoyossi could be dumping Egypt powerhouse Zamalek for Syrianska.The 27-year-old has had a turbulent time in Egypt's Zamalek SC. For example, last summer, he refused to train with the club as he had not received his sign-on bonus.The Benin inte...
Owello, Ogude Named In Top 50 Players
Published: March 14, 2013
Influential Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten has chosen two Nigerian players - Fegor Ogude and Solomon Owello -  in its list of Top 50 Players in the Premier League.While Nigeria international and Vålerenga midfielder Fegor Ogude was ranked in the 24th position, former Flying Eagles playmaker and IK Start ace...
Fifa Ranking: Nigeria Remain At 30th Position
Published: March 14, 2013
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were ranked as the 30th best team in the world in the latest ranking by Football's governing body  Fifa. In comparison with last month's ranking, Nigeria, who are the 4th best team in Africa, remained static.World Cup qualifying group opponents Malawi, Namibia and Kenya are ranked 111st...
Emenike Will Start Jogging In The Coming Days
Published: March 14, 2013
Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike was unavailable for Spartak Moscow's last game in the domestic championship against Terek Grozny. According to Doctor Michael Vartapetov, Emenike's rehabilitation is going according to plan and he will start jogging exercises in the coming days, informs the official website of Spa...
Exclusive: FC Karpaty Lviv In Contact With Sunday Mba
Published: March 14, 2013
The ownership tussle between millionaire Nigerian Premier League outfit Warri Wolves and Enugu Rangers has not dampened the interest of clubs that want to acquire the Nigeria international Sunday Mba.The 24 - year - old's name has been peddled around by agents who are interested in the bite of the cherry if a transfer ...
Oke Akpoveta Convinced Brondby Will Survive
Published: March 14, 2013
Oke Akpoveta may be searching for his first Brondby goal in the Danish Superliga after 19 matches played. His performance against Esbjerg brings hope that he could soon end his barren spell in front of goal.Introduced by manager Skarbalius with 35 minutes remaining and Brondby trailing Esbjerg by the odd goal, Akpoveta...
Keshi Defends Invitation Of Ogu, Babatunde
Published: March 14, 2013
Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi has defended his invitation of Kryvbas winger Michael Babatunde and Académica de Coimbra central midfielder John Ogu for the World Cup qualifying tie against Kenya in Calabar on March 23.''We have a lot of young, good players out there that are hungry to play for this country, and yo...
Exclusive: Norway Youth - Teamer Chuma Anene Wants To Play For Super Eagles
Published: March 13, 2013
Vålerenga defeated Hamburg 3-2 on Tuesday afternoon in their last exhibition match before the start of the Norwegian championship this weekend. The game was heading for a draw until Vif youngster Chuma Anene popped up to score the winner with 10 minutes of normal time remaining.Anene was delighted with his goal a...
Anthony Ujah Will Return To Mainz
Published: March 13, 2013
Anthony Ujah will return to Mainz at the end of the season when his loan deal with 2 Bundesliga club Cologne expires, according to German newspaper Bild.The 22 - year - old Nigerian forward has netted 9 goals in 21 matches including his brace against Paderborn this past weekend.''Basically no information on the contrac...
Agent: Joel Obi Is Doing Well And Recovering
Published: March 13, 2013
In an interview with Italian media, Renzo Contratto, the agent of Inter Milan midfielder Joel Obi, has confirmed that his client underwent surgery in Finland.The operation was successful and the Nigeria international could return to the pitch in the next couple of months if his rehabilitation goes according to plan.''J...
Abiola Dauda Nets Hat-trick For Red Star Belgrade
Published: March 13, 2013
Red Star Belgrade winter signing Abiola Dauda notched a hat - trick in a practice match with FK Jedinstvo on Wednesday afternoon, writes mozzartsport.com.Although it was a friendly match against a weak opposition, Dauda showed his strong qualities and could soon start terrorizing defenses in the Serbian Super Liga.Abio...
Obafemi Martins Wishes Levante Good Luck Against Rubin
Published: March 13, 2013
Nigeria international Obafemi Martins has completed his switch to Seattle Sounders. Consequently, he won't play a part in Levante's Thursday night Europa League fixture against one of his former clubs Rubin Kazan.Despite Martins' departure from Levante in circumstances that were far from cordial, he has wished the Span...
Igboun Making Progress After Injury
Published: March 13, 2013
Sylvester Igboun played ninety minutes in FC Midtjylland's reserves 5-0 victory against Randers FC on Tuesday afternoon.Coach Lars Friis is delighted with the performance of Igboun, who is just returning to the pitch after a groin injury suffered last October.''Sly submitted up to two goals, worked really hard, and als...