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...
Official : Alex Iwobi Pens Professional Deal With Arsenal
Published: May 09, 2014
With a note on its official webpage, arsenal.com,  English Premier League side Arsenal has announced it has reached an agreement with Anglo - Nigerian striker Alex Iwobi regarding a professional contract. But the financial terms and length of contract the 18 - year - old signed have not been disclosed by the Gu...
Exclusive: Oke Akpoveta Denies Revan Contract Has Been Terminated
Published: May 09, 2014
Revan Baku forward Oke Akpoveta has quickly dismissed reports in the Azerbaijani media that his contract with the Premier League side has been terminated. It was claimed that the ex Brondby man departed the capital outfit with the authorization of management but has refused to return. “The club bought me a ...
Sylvester Igboun Hails Brondby Performance Against FCM
Published: May 09, 2014
Sylvester Igboun netted his 10th goal of the season on Thursday, but he is disappointed that FCM failed to get an point from the encounter at Brondby Stadium. The 3 - 1 defeat left the Jutland based side 3 points behind Aalborg in the sprint for the Superliga title, with only two rounds left before the end of the se...
Ugo Ukah Not Surprised One Bit He Was Ignored By Keshi
Published: May 09, 2014
Jagiellonia Biaå‚ystok central defender Ugochukwu Ukah is not losing sleep in the wake of being snubbed as Stephen Keshi unveiled the likely players expected to grace the mundial during the week. The Italian - Nigerian has failed to add to his solitary international cap which he picked up in Stephen Kesh...
Jonathan Akpoborie Is At It Again, Picks Holes In Nomination Of Yobo For World Cup
Published: May 09, 2014
Former Wolfsburg striker and retired Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie is not pleased with Stephen Keshi’s decision to name Norwich stopper Joseph Yobo on his preliminary World Cup squad list. Despite claims by the Nigeria skipper that he is in shipshape, he has spent more than one month on the sideline...
Ex Golden Eaglet, George White Agwuocha Pleased With Fine Start
Published: May 08, 2014
George White Agwuocha netted his fourth goal of the season in all competitions as Strømmen thrashed Asker 3 - 0 to qualify for the third round of the Norwegian Cup. Eyeing an exit from the Norwegian First Division side in the nearest future, the former Golden Eaglet has declared that he will not take his...
Cologne Manager Commiserates With Anthony Ujah Over World Cup Snub
Published: May 08, 2014
Cologne manager Peter Stoeger has commiserated with his striker Anthony Ujah over his exclusion from the preliminary list of players nominated to grace the mundial this summer. As they say one man’s meat is another man’s poison. It means the 23 - year - old must resume pre - season training with the...
Nnamdi Oduamadi Prepared To Work Hard To Book Plane Ticket To Brazil
Published: May 08, 2014
Nnamdi Oduamadi says he is delighted to be named on the Super Eagles World Cup provisional roster, but he deserves a place after his contribution during the qualifiers. Remember that in a World Cup qualifier held last year, the Varese man netted a last minute equalizer against a stubborn Kenya before scoring a famou...
Brown Ideye Takes World Cup Omission On The Chin
Published: May 08, 2014
In a series of Tweets, Dynamo Kiev forward has diplomatically stated that he does not hold a grudge against Stephen Keshi despite his shock omission from the provisional World Cup squad list announced on Tuesday. To the neutrals, the Nigeria manager betrayed Brown Ideye, choosing Shola Ameobi, Uche Nwofor and Michae...
Agent Confirms Galatasaray Have Made Move For Stefano Okaka
Published: May 08, 2014
Andrea Cattoli, the agent of Italian - Nigerian forward Stefano Okaka, has confirmed that Turkish Cup winners Galatasaray are interested in his client. The 24 - year - old has done enough to impress the leadership of Istanbul side despite arriving Sampdoria in the January transfer window. “Before there were...