5-A-SIDE SHAKES ITA-OLUWO
Published: July 23, 2012
Despite Nigeria’s dramatic withdrawal from the second leg of the FUTSAL World Cup qualifiers against Egypt last month, the love for 5-A-Side football is getting stronger across the country and has now touched the serene community of Ita-Oluwo on the outskirts of Ikorodu, Lagos State.This is sequel to a massive im...
Official: KENNETH OBODO Joins Grosseto
Published: July 23, 2012
Serie B club Grosseto have officially announced the outright purchase of Nigerian midfielder Kenneth Obodo, who played for Pisa last season. The duration and financial details of the contract were not disclosed by both clubs.The 27-year-old had also attracted huge interest from other teams in Italy's lower division inc...
PHCN's Gen Set Razes Down GBENGA OKUNOWO's Mansion
Published: July 22, 2012
Tragedy has struck another Ibadan based footballer again as fire razed down the multi-million naira duplex of Gbenga Okunowo in the early hours of Sunday.The fire incident occurred from an explosion of a generating set belonging his next door neighbor, PHCN’s office at Capital Building, Ring-road Ibadan.While nar...
Exclusive: CEDRIC OMOIGUI Delighted To Make Final Cut
Published: July 22, 2012
New kid on the block and former Real Madrid youth-teamer Cedric Omoigui was the headline name as Nigeria Under 20 coach John Obuh unveiled a 20 - man roster for the tricky AYC qualifying match with Tanzania in a week's time.The 17-year-old is thrilled that he made the final cut, and is eager to make his international b...
RILWAN HASSAN: I Am Working To Score More Goals
Published: July 22, 2012
FC Midtjylland's Rilwan Hassan was brilliant in the club's 3-1 victory over champions Nordsjælland on Saturday in the second round of matches in the Danish championship.Hassan, 21, went further and topped his performance with a 13th minute strike, his first goal in the 2012 - 2013 season. Speaking to FCM's offici...
In-Form PETER UTAKA Celebrates Arrival Of Baby Girl With Brace
Published: July 21, 2012
With six goals in his last five games for Chinese Super League club Dalian Aerbin, former OB Odense star Peter Utaka is staking a serious claim for a recall to the Super Eagles for September's African Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia. The out of favor Nigeria international grabbed a brace on Saturday as Dalian ...
EMMANUEL EMENIKE Scores Second Fastest Goal In RPL History
Published: July 21, 2012
For the first time in five seasons, Spartak Moscow have won their opening game in the Russian Championship after defeating FC Alania Vladikavkaz 2-1 on Saturday.Nigeria forward Emmanuel Emenike scored the second fastest goal in the history of the Premier League, firing past an unsettled Alania goalie Dmitri Khomich aft...
Official: KALU UCHE Inks Three-Year Deal With Kasimpasa
Published: July 20, 2012
With a statement on the official website, Kasımpaşa have officially announced the arrival of South Africa 2010 World Cup star Kalu Uche. The ex Espanyol striker has signed a three-year deal with the newly promoted Turkish Super Lig club.The transfer fee paid for the Nigeria international was not disclos...
JOSEPH YOBO's Soap Opera Nearing Climax
Published: July 20, 2012
The transfer saga involving Nigeria's most capped player Joseph Yobo, who has spent the last two seasons on loan at Turkey's vice champions Fenerbahce is nearing conclusion.Everton, Yobo's parent club, have soft-pedaled by reducing their valuation of the Super Eagle to 2.5 million euros. The 31-year-old defender has be...
JOHN IBEH Bags Brace For Pandurii In League Opener
Published: July 20, 2012
The 2012 - 2013 Romanian season started on Friday with Pandurii Târgu Jiu hosting Universitatea Cluj at the Stadionul Municipal Tudor Vladimirescu.Nigerian midfielder John Ibeh underlined his prowess in front of goal by netting an early brace in the 6-2 hammering of Universitatea Cluj. Ibeh, who played in the Cha...
Exclusive Interview With DANIEL CHIMA On Champions League Debut
Published: July 20, 2012
Norwegian club Molde began their quest to qualify for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League with a 3-0 hammering of Latvian champions Ventspils.With 16 minutes of normal time left, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær introduced the 21-year-old Nigerian attacker Daniel Chima on the pitch. One of the dreams of every p...
REUBEN GABRIEL To Test With Gent, Belgian Club Also Eye FANENDO ADI
Published: July 20, 2012
KA.A Gent have invited for trials the 21-year-old Nigerian midfielder Reuben Gabriel with a view of offering him a contract if he impresses coach Trond Sollied.Gabriel, whose imperious displays in the Super Eagles African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Rwanda in June landed him his first career Man of the Matc...
MOHAMMED ABDULRAHMAN Goes To IFK Varnamo On Loan
Published: July 19, 2012
Source:Fotbolltransfers.comFotbolltransfers.com can reveal that IF Elfsborg and IFK Värnamo have agreed on a loan agreement for the Nigerian striker Mohammed Abdulrahman.This season, Mohammed Abdulrahman did not receive any playing time in the league for Elfsborg. Last week, he and several other strikers appeared ...
ABDULWAHEED AFOLABI Absconds From Tavriya
Published: July 19, 2012
 Abdulwaheed Afolabi has absconded from his Ukrainian club Tavriya, informs football.ua citing the official website of the Simferopol based outfit. Oleg Luzhny, the head coach of Tavriya says the 20-year-old Nigerian striker refused to play last weekend's reserve team fixture against FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. More...
Marseille Working On Deal For TAYE TAIWO
Published: July 19, 2012
Olympique Marseille are looking for a replacement for the former Lorient defender Jeremy Morel, who failed to impress in his first season with the France powerhouse.As reported by 10 Sport, the top candidate being considered by the Marseille hierarchy is the AC Milan wing back Taye Taiwo. Sporting director of Marseille...