NUPENG Boss Congratulates Eaglets, Floats Soccer Tourney For Nigerian Youths
Published: November 09, 2013
The Chairman of Nigeria Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, (NUPENG) Lagos state zone, Comrade Tokunbo Najeemdeen Adebola has joined other Nigerians in congratulating the victorious Golden Eaglets that have just made the country proud by winning the FIFA Under-17 World Cup hosted by United Arab Emirates while...
Esperance Starlet Emeka Emerum Tips Former Teammate Kelechi Iheanacho For Greatness
Published: November 09, 2013
Esperance starlet Emeka Emerum says he is not surprised that former teammate at Taye Academy, Kelechi Iheanacho was chosen as the best player of the just concluded Fifa Under 17 World Cup staged in United Arab Emirates.“We started playing together in 2005, but then I was his senior. Seeing Kelechi Iheanacho at th...
John Chibuike Depending On Divine Intervention To Win Tippeligaen
Published: November 09, 2013
John Chibuike is depending on divine intervention in Rosenborg’s bid to win the Norwegian Premier League for a 23rd time.With only one match before the end of the championship, RBK currently occupy the second position, just one point less than table-toppers Strømsgodset.“It is not going to be easy. B...
Official : Chuks Aneke Extends Crewe Alexandra Stay
Published: November 09, 2013
Through a statement on its official website, Crewe Alexandra has announced that it has extended the agreement with Arsenal to have Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Chuks Aneke play on loan until the end of the 2013 - 2014 season.Chuks Aneke, who can cover several roles in midfield and can be deployed as a false nine, initia...
Kenneth Otigba : My Dad Wants Me To Represent Nigeria
Published: November 09, 2013
Kenneth Otigba recently snubbed an invitation to represent the Hungary Under 21 National Team in order to concentrate on establishing himself with Dutch club Heerenveen.While that reason may be the official position of the highly rated 21 - year - old center back, he is understood to be in contact with officials of the...
AC Milan Starlet Favour Aniekan Showers Praises On Golden Eaglets
Published: November 09, 2013
AC Milan youngster Favour Aniekan is among those singing the praises of the Golden Eaglets, who lifted the Fifa Under 17 World Cup for a record fourth time on Friday evening.“They did very well at the tournament. I was very happy when the team won the final. “It was difficult watching the matches here in It...
Emmanuel Emenike Tips Spartak Moscow To Beat Zenit
Published: November 09, 2013
Fenerbahçe attacker Emmanuel Emenike, who once defended the colors of Spartak Moscow, has tipped his former Russian team to defeat Zenith St Petersburg in the 16th round of matches in the Premier League.“I’d love to see this match. I hope I can do it. And I hope that Spartak will be able to win at Ze...
Kelechi Iheanacho Delighted After Winning Golden Ball Award
Published: November 09, 2013
Kelechi Iheanacho was elated after being named the Most Valuable Player at the just concluded Fifa Under 17 World Cup held in United Arab Emirates.In addition, Iheanacho’s 6 goals in 7 matches saw him win the Silver Boot for finishing as the second best marksman in the competition.Speaking to the official website...
Eddy Onazi Passed Fit For Parma Match
Published: November 09, 2013
Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi has been given the all clear by club medics after a scan on his adductor, and will be included in the roster for the Serie A showdown with Parma on Sunday. “Onazi? We did a check for a nuisance adductor, but as expected the result was negative,”Lazio Doctor Roberto Bianchini told...
Mexico Coach : Nigeria Deserve To Win
Published: November 08, 2013
Raul Gutierrez, manager of the Mexico Under 17 National Team, has praised the Golden Eaglets after his team lost 3 - 0 in the final of the World Cup which came to a climax in Abu Dhabi on Friday evening.“I am proud of this team - character and everything they did to get here. Nigeria is a great team, a great cham...
Nigeria Wins Fifa Under 17 World Cup
Published: November 08, 2013
The Golden Eaglets maintained their undefeated streak when it mattered most, defeating Mexico 3 - 0 at the Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Friday evening to lift the Fifa Under 17 World Cup a record fourth time.The Young Tricolor enjoyed possession at the early stages of the game while the Nigerians relied on t...
Fifa President Sepp Blatter Wishes Nigeria, Mexico Good Luck
Published: November 08, 2013
Fifa President Joseph Blatter has posted a message on his official Twitter account , wishing the Golden Eaglets and their Mexican counterparts good luck before both teams lock horns in the final of the Under 17 World Cup.“Today’s final sees 3-time winners Nigeria play current holders @FEMEXFUTOFICIAL. Good ...
Kelechi Iheanacho Warns Mexico Nigeria Has Improved
Published: November 08, 2013
One name stuck out in the Golden Eaglets 6 - 1 hammering of the young Tricolor of Mexico - Kelechi Iheanacho.The starlet bagged four goals in the match and has been credited with one other strike as well as seven assists in the ongoing tournament which comes to a climax this evening.Kelechi Iheanacho, who is being chas...
Abdul Ajagun Likely To Make Fourth Start Of The Season
Published: November 08, 2013
Panathinaikos continue to prepare for Saturday’s Super League meeting with Aris, who have on their payroll Chigozie Udoji and John Ibeh.Gazzetta.gr has strongly hinted that manager Anastasiou will hand Flying Eagles skipper Abdul Ajagun his fourth start of the season following the injury to Danijel Pranjić.The ...
Imoh Ezekiel Rues Missed Chances Against Red Bull Salzburg
Published: November 08, 2013
It was bad news for Standard Liege on Thursday night after losing 3 - 1 to Red Bull Salzburg in the fourth round of matches in the Europa League.The defeat left the Belgians bottom of Group C with 1 point, and they have been mathematically knocked out of the competition.Young Nigerian striker Imoh Ezekiel was on parade...