Official: Elvis John Joins Lamphun Warrior
Published: June 18, 2013
Lamphun Warrior have announced the arrival of little known Nigerian striker Elvis John. The financial terms and duration of the deal were not disclosed by the third -tier side.Elvis John, who represented Dolphins of Port Harcourt and Sharks in the domestic championship, last played for Phatthalung FC before he pitched ...
Stephen Keshi Rues Missed Scoring Opportunities
Published: June 18, 2013
Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi has commented on the 6 - 1 hammering of part-timers Tahiti on Monday evening.In his analysis, the African Cup of Nations winning coach admonished his players for missing several opportunities. The scoreline would have been more emphatic if Anthony Ujah, Sunday Mba, Ahmed Musa and man of the...
Confederations Cup: Nnamdi Oduamadi Confesses Love For Ronaldinho
Published: June 18, 2013
Multilingual AC Milan striker Nnamdi Oduamadi, who spoke to reporters in English and Italian, netted his first hat - trick in Nigeria colors against Tahiti on Monday.The 22 - year - old has confessed that he idolizes Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho, who defended the colors of AC Milan from 2008 - 2010.Ronaldinho now pli...
Celtic Stopper Efe Ambrose Unmoved By Partisan Crowd
Published: June 18, 2013
Glasgow Celtic utility defender Efe Ambrose has played down the support shown by Brazilian fans to the Tahiti National Team. There are even suggestions that the National Anthem was booed by the fans, but the Super Eagles showed their class big time, defeating the Oceania kings by 6 - 1. ''When we took the field, we alw...
Confederations Cup: Vincent Enyeama: It Is Normal To Support The Underdogs
Published: June 18, 2013
Nigeria lacked support in Monday night's game against Oceania representatives Tahiti as a large number of Brazilian fans trooped to the stadium in Belo Horizonte to cheer the underdogs.Nonetheless, the Super Eagles players are used to playing in more intimidating stadiums, and the partisan crowd did not affect the outc...
Nnamdi Oduamadi Nets Hat - trick As Nigeria Wallop Tahiti 6 - 1
Published: June 17, 2013
Nnamdi Oduamadi netted his first hat - trick in Nigeria colors as the Super Eagles walloped Oceania champions Tahiti 6 - 1 in a one sided match on Monday evening in Belo Horizonte.Sporting Braga left back Uwa Echiejile opened the floodgates as early as the fifth minute, with his shot coming off  Tahiti Captain Nic...
Official: Atromitos Won't Offer Chigozie Udoji New Contract
Published: June 17, 2013
Atromitos have chosen not to extend the expiring contract of Chigozie Udoji,  the Greece Super League club officially stated. It would be recalled that the 26 - year - old attacking midfielder signed a six month contract with Atromitos in the winter transfer market.The ex Bulgaria youth - teamer went on to score ...
Official: Radomiak Radom Release Kabir Ojikutu
Published: June 17, 2013
With a statement on its official website, Polish third - division club Radomiak Radom has announced that it won't be extending the contract of Nigerian midfielder Kabir Ojikutu.Thus, the 24 - year - old defender can leave the club as a free agent.Kabir Ojikutu recorded 15 appearances for Radomiak Radom in the 2012 - 20...
Stephen Keshi Wants To Return To Brazil In 2014
Published: June 17, 2013
National Team coach Stephen Keshi has been denied twice the opportunity of leading an African Nation to the premier soccer competition in the world, the Fifa World Cup. In 2002, he and Amodu Shuaibu were sacked after the Super Eagles could only manage third position at the African Cup of Nations. That same year, Nigeri...
Confederations Cup - Keshi Defends Striking Players
Published: June 17, 2013
After the Super Eagles embarked on a strike action that threatened the country's participation at the Fifa Confederations Cup, manager Stephen Keshi has defended his players. ''Can not say I'm upset with my players. Their decisions depend on what you are going through. ''We are here to do our job and make Africa prou...
Vincent Enyeama Refuses To Comment On Bonus Incident
Published: June 17, 2013
Nigeria skipper Vincent Enyeama has refused to comment on the bonus row between the squad and the Nigeria Federation just few days before the start of the Fifa Confederations Cup.Speaking at a press conference, the Lille custodian stated: ''I do not want to talk about it much. It was not to go to the press. We just w...
Confederations Cup - Coach Stephen Keshi Warns Against Complacency
Published: June 17, 2013
Ahead of Nigeria's clash with Oceania representatives Tahiti at the Fifa Confederations Cup, manager Stephen Keshi admits that his team may be fatigued after arriving Belo Horizonte, venue of the tie, on Sunday morning.The Eagles squad had their first training session on Sunday afternoon, less than 13 hours after they ...
Official: Abdulwaheed Afolabi Inks One - Year Deal With Gabala FK
Published: June 17, 2013
Azerbaijan Premier League club Gabala FK have officially announced the signing of former Flying Eagles attacker Abulwaheed Afolabi.The 22 - year - old has signed a one - year contract with Gabala, with option of another year inserted into the deal.Abdulwaheed Afolabi previously defended the colors of Tavriya Simferopol...
Everton Set To Move For Victor Moses
Published: June 16, 2013
The arrival of Germany international Andre Schurrle has put Victor Moses's Chelsea future in doubt.According to Daily Star, new Everton manager Roberto Martinez is monitoring the situation of the Nigeria international winger and could make a move for him in the summer transfer market.If the transfer materializes, the 2...
Former West Ham Starlet Conor Okus Eyes Foreign Switch
Published: June 16, 2013
Former West Ham youth - teamer Conor Okus could depart Ryman Premier League side Enfield Town this summer.Since leaving the Hammers three year ago, the 21 - year - old central midfielder has played for lower division clubs in England including Dagenham & Redbridge. ''At the moment, I am still with Enfield Town, but...