Fifa Under 20 World Cup: Alberto Aladje Doubtful To Face Flying Eagles
Published: June 19, 2013
Guinea Bissau born Portugal Under 20 international Alberto Aladje is a major doubt for the clash against the Flying Eagles on Friday at Kadir Has ├ů×ehir Stad├ä┬▒um (Kayseri). The 19 - year - old striker, who is on the books of  FC Aprilia in Italy, injured his right knee during training on Tuesday. He now faces a...
Uruguay To Start Nigeria Game With Three Musketeers In Attack
Published: June 19, 2013
Having lost their first game at the Confederations Cup to World Champions Spain last weekend, Uruguay manager Oscar Washington Tabarez knows defeat against Nigeria on Thursday will spell doom for their campaign.Based on the South Americans last training session held on Wednesday, Oscar Tabarez will start the match agai...
Sylvester Igboun Ready To Say Goodbye To FC Midtjylland
Published: June 19, 2013
After about seven seasons in Denmark, FCM attacker Sylvester Igboun is eyeing an exit from the Jutland side in the summer transfer market. The most concrete interest for the 22 - year - old's signature has come from unnamed clubs in Germany and Turkey.  In addition, Belgian, French and Dutch clubs are understood t...
Obi Mikel Pleads For Fans Support
Published: June 19, 2013
Against Tahiti on Monday in Nigeria's opening match at the Confederations Cup, the Super Eagles lacked support.Chelsea midfielder Obi Mikel does not want that trend to continue in tomorrow's encounter with Uruguay and has pleaded for the locals to support Nigeria. Sportv.globo.com quoted Mikel as saying: ''I hope every...
Nurudeen Orelesi Arrives Austria After Visa Hitch
Published: June 19, 2013
Finally, ex Flying Eagles wing back Nurudeen Orelesi joined Skënderbeu Korçë's training camp in Austria on Tuesday afternoon, writes panorama - sport.com.A visa hitch prevented him from taking part in yesterday's 2 - 0 loss to Russian Premier League outfit Terek Grozny in a pre - season friendly.The ex...
Exclusive:Vissai Ninh Binh Table New Five - Year Deal To Timothy Anjembe
Published: June 19, 2013
According to leaks gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com's Editorial staff, the leadership of Vietnamese topflight club Vissai Ninh Binh is working on extending the contract of Nigerian striker Timothy Anjembe.The 25 - year - old  ex Lobi Stars ace signed a one - year deal with Vissai Ninh Binh last year. That agreemen...
Reggina Like Stefano Okaka
Published: June 19, 2013
According to leaks gathered by Tuttomercatoweb.com, Italian - Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka is on the wish list of Reggina in the summer transfer market.New Reggina manager Gianluca Atzori has specially requested for the signature of Okaka.Both coach and player worked together last season at Serie B side Spezia .If th...
Relieved Abduwaheed Afolabi Happy To Join Gabala
Published: June 19, 2013
New Gabala FK signing Abdulwaheed Afolabi hopes to join his new teammates this weekend. Earlier this week, it was announced that the Nigeria youth - international had signed a one - year contract with the Azeri Premier League club. Afolabi last played for FC Kuban Krasnodar in Russia, but left there under a cloud in Ma...
Uruguay Is A Big Team - Keshi
Published: June 19, 2013
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has shared his thoughts and impressions on the Super Eagles upcoming Confederations Cup fixture against Uruguay on Thursday.Keshi has admitted that the game against the South American kings will be a good test ahead of the resumption on World Cup qualifiers. ''Uruguay is a very big team, we ...
Confederations Cup: Obi Mikel Targets Uruguay Scalp
Published: June 19, 2013
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is confident of victory when they face South American champions Uruguay on Thursday at Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova (Salvador, Bahia). For the neutrals, Uruguay, who have won the Copa America 15 times, will go into the tie as favorites but Mikel believes the Eagles are aiming to upset for...
Keshi Conducts Closed Door Training Session
Published: June 19, 2013
Contrary to earlier information, Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi observed a closed door training session at Pituaçu, meaning he is keeping his cards close to his chest. The Media was granted access to the Super Eagles training for just 15 minutes. Keshi is fine-tuning his strategies ahead of  the meeting with ...
Official: Fifa Changes Scorer Of Nigeria's First Goal
Published: June 18, 2013
Using video evidence, Football's governing body, Fifa, the organizers of the Confederations Cup, has upturned the decision of the match referee Joel Aguilar, who credited Nigeria's first goal against Tahiti to Sporting Braga's Uwa Echiejile.The goal which came after five minutes has been recorded as an own goal scored ...
Eagles Have Landed In Salvador, Egwueke Wowed By City
Published: June 18, 2013
On Tuesday afternoon, the Nigeria delegation arrived Salvador, venue of the match against South America heavyweights Uruguay. They will have few hours to rest before the team departs for training later in the evening at Estádio de Pituaçu, home ground of Esporte Clube Bahia.Players and officials were offe...
Odemwingie Ready To Leave West Brom
Published: June 18, 2013
On Monday, Nigeria striker Peter Odemwingie was a guest analyst for the BBC's coverage of the Confederations Cup tie between the Super Eagles and their Oceania counterparts Tahiti. As expected, the West Brom star, who is angling for a move this summer after he fell out with the club's leadership, has hinted that he cou...
Exclusive: Chigozie Udoji Claims He Rejected Atromitos Offer
Published: June 18, 2013
Atromitos officially announced on Monday that they have ended their collaboration with Nigerian midfielder Chigozie Udoji, who joined the capital club on a short term deal in the winter transfer market.Before then, the 26 -year - old had been expected to extend his stay with Atromitos. Now, Udoji has revealed that he f...