Enyeama Is Best African Goalie In France
Published: May 12, 2014
Less than 24 hours after failing to land the award for Best Goalkeeper in Ligue 1, Nigeria international Vincent Enyeama has been selected as the Best African Player in Ligue 1, an award named after deceased Cameroonian footballer Marc-Vivien Foe .In winning the prestigious award, Enyeama was chosen ahead of Serge Auri...
Brown Ideye Delighted Scoring Against Illichivets
Published: May 12, 2014
Brown Ideye was elated after netting his fourth goal of the season on Sunday when Dynamo Kiev squared off with Illichivets in the 29th round of matches in the Ukrainian Premier League. The encounter at the Olympic Stadium ended 2 - 0 with the Nigeria international registering his name on the score-sheet in the ...
Shola Ameobi Rues Defeat To Liverpool
Published: May 12, 2014
Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi was unimpressed that his side surrendered a one - goal lead to lose 2 - 1 to EPL vice - champions Liverpool on Sunday. In the first half, a Martin Skrtel own goal gave the Magpies an unlikely lead before the Reds scored two quick - fire goals after the interval through Daniel Ag...
Tijani Babangida Praises Keshi, NFF On Provisional World Cup List
Published: May 12, 2014
Taraba United Chairman, Tijani Babangida has praised the leadership of the Nigeria Federation as well as his former National team colleague, Stephen Keshi on the 30 - man provisional World Cup roster unveiled to the public last week. There was public outcry over some squad decisions made by Stephen Keshi but the for...
Vincent Enyeama Fails To Win Best Goalkeeper Award
Published: May 11, 2014
PSG goalie Salvatore Sirigu was named the Best Goalkeeper in Ligue 1 on Sunday evening in a gala ceremony ahead of Nigeria international Vincent Enyeama. Even though the Lille custodian was said to be nailed on favourite to win the prize, he was beaten to it by the Italy international. After 37 rounds of matches,...
Kwara United Fans Attack Referee, Pummel Team Officials In Abuja
Published: May 11, 2014
Caution was intentionally thrown to the wind at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja, venue of the crucial encounter between Supreme Court FC and Kwara United when fans and some team officials jointly battered Supreme Court FC Officials and confronted center Referee.  But for the timely intervention of policemen who ...
Flying Eagles Silence Tanzania In Dar es Salaam
Published: May 11, 2014
The Flying Eagles have one foot in the third round of the African Youth Championship qualifiers following their 2 - 0 away victory over Tanzania in the first leg second fixture which was decided on Sunday afternoon in Dar es Salaam. Celta Vigo midfielder Musa Yahaya made up for his missed opportunity in the 24t...
Lazio Face Atletico Madrid Competition For Angelo Ogbonna
Published: May 11, 2014
Italy international Angelo Ogbonna has failed to kick - start his career at Juventus, and could depart the club he only joined in the last summer transfer window. Despite still having a contract with the Italian champions for the next four years, teams in Italy, Spain and England are keen on his signature. Accord...
Ikechukwu Uche On Target As Villarreal Thrash Rayo Vallecano
Published: May 11, 2014
Villarreal thrashed Rayo Vallecano 4 - 0 in the penultimate round of games in La Liga to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the next edition of the Europa League. In a move started by Giovani dos Santos, Nigeria forward Ikechukwu Uche opened scoring for the Yellow Submarine in the 22nd minute and before t...
Flying Sports Academy Duo,Eleke And Amuzial Hopeful Of Of US Sassuolo Deal
Published: May 10, 2014
According to celebrated Italian sports daily  La Gazzetta dello Sport, two products of Flying Sports Academy are likely to be offered contracts at US Sassuolo. Blessing Eleke is an 18 - year - old striker while Stanley Amuzial, also 18, is a central defender cum left back. If they prove their fitness in the ...
Chinedu Obasi Finishes Season On A High
Published: May 10, 2014
Schalke 04 defeated Nurnberg 4 - 1 in the German Bundesliga on Saturday in their final game of the season. In the first half, Joel Matip and Roman Neustädter gave the Royal Blues a two - goal advantage before Draxler increased the scoreline 15 minutes from the end. Two quick fire goals from both teams c...
Gloria Ofoegbu Insists Falcons Are Prepared For Rwanda Test
Published: May 10, 2014
Rivers Angels fullback Gloria Ofoegbu says the Falcons are well prepared for the second round African Women’s Championship qualifier against Rwanda which is scheduled to take place in two weeks time. Though the results have been far from impressive in their tune - up matches, losing 1-0 to the Nigeria Under 15...
Loyal Rabiu Ali Insists Kano Pillars Will Rise Again
Published: May 10, 2014
Nigeria international Rabiu Ali has resisted the urge to proclaim that Kano Pillars are having a bad run in the Glo Premier League. Statistically, the 2013 champions are the fourth worst team in the topflight, having garnered 11 points from their first 10 matches. And the sticking point is that Masu Gida, as they...
Maccabi Netanya On Brink Of Deal For Gege Soriola
Published: May 10, 2014
According to Sports Walla, Free State Stars stopper Gege Soriola is in Israel where he is scheduled to hold discussions with Maccabi Netanya, the same club that pay the wages of Nigeria youth - teamer Kayode Olarenwaju . For some time now, the First Division champions have been mulling over offering a contract ...
Emmanuel Emenike Extends Goal Drought
Published: May 09, 2014
Emmanuel Emenike fired blanks for the sixth game on the bounce as already crowned champions Fenerbahce defeated Karabukspor 4 - 0 in the penultimate round of games. In the encounter held at ├ů×ükrü Saraco├äčlu, Istanbul, the Nigeria international lasted 90 minutes on the pitch whereas another Super Ea...