DANIEL CHIMA shows lightning can strike twice
Published: May 04, 2010
Lyn Oslo,the former club of John Obi Mikel,pummeled Sogndal 3-1 this evening in a Norwegian league first division match with Daniel Chima scoring twice.Lyn were relegated last season and find themselves in strange surroundings,playing in the second tier of the league in Norway.Six minutes into the second half,''Lightni...
APAM out injured,missing from Nice squad to face Bordeaux
Published: May 04, 2010
Allnigeriasoccer can exclusively report that the Nice captain,Onyekachi Apam is down with a knee injury and will not take part when Nice play Bordeaux tomorrow.Eric Roy,the Nice gaffer has called up 19 players to make the trip to the port city of Bordeaux.Nice SquadGoalkeepers : Letizi, Ospina Defenders : Cantareil, C...
SHAKIRA's song does not convince South Africans
Published: May 04, 2010
The official anthem of the World Cup, Waka Waka,a song by Shakira, did not generate much enthusiasm in South Africa. The song, a collaboration of the Colombian artist with the group Freshlyground,a South Africa band, was broadcast on local radio last week and received much criticism. "It does not sound good. ...
SHITTU wants future resolved before World Cup
Published: May 04, 2010
Danny Shittu has told skysports.com he wants his future resolved before the World Cup finals.The Bolton stopper has a year left on his current deal but he failed to feature under Owen Coyle this term and now he is keen to secure a move away from the Reebok Stadium.A number of clubs in England and on the continent are k...
Nigeria to play three friendlies
Published: May 04, 2010
Nigeria have confirmed that they plan three World Cup warm-ups and will fly out to South Africa on May 31 from London ahead of the global football extravaganza, officials have disclosed.Spokesman for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, told reporters that Nigeria will tackle Iceland in London on May...
UTAKA may leave Portsmouth for nothing
Published: May 04, 2010
Portsmouth face losing three of their players for nothing at the end of the season.The People says Pompey have put their entire squad up for sale in a bid to raise £30million but big-earning John Utaka, Tal Ben Haim and striker David Nugent may all leave for nothing.They are all valued at £3million in the s...
TAIWO may be crowned league champion tomorrow
Published: May 04, 2010
Marseille may be crowned league champions tomorrow evening if they win their week 36 match against Rennes and Auxerre drop points against Lyon,away.With three games remaining in Ligue 1, OM are five points ahead of Auxerre and have a late kick off tomorrow,they go into the match with their destiny known.''I believe t...
Europe to host 2018 World Cup - Report
Published: May 04, 2010
Japan will concentrate on bidding for the 2022 World Cup after being told the 2018 finals will be hosted by a European nation, according to reports.Japan Football Association president Motoaki Inukai told Japanese media in Zurich that he had been advised by Fifa president Sepp Blatter to focus on taking the 2022 World ...
Kayserispor in talks with Bolton for DANNY SHITTU
Published: May 04, 2010
It is reported that Kayserispor are offering a three-year deal to Bolton Wanderers defender Danny Shittu.The Daily Mirror claims Wanderers boss Owen Coyle has given the big centre half permission to speak to the Turkish outfit.Shittu has not figured in Coyle's squad since he took over and he is said to be one of around...
ALUKO's teammates fined for red card
Published: May 04, 2010
Aberdeen boss Mark McGhee will fine Sone Aluko's teammates, Zander Diamond and Richard Foster two weeks wages after their red cards against Hamilton Accies, reports the Scottish Sun.The Aberdeen duo walked for second bookable offences in the humiliating 3-1 defeat.McGhee said: "It was totally irresponsible and poor pro...
AMOKACHI's mentor appointed Belgium coach
Published: May 04, 2010
The coach that gave Daniel Amokachi his first professional contract at Club Brugge,George Leekens, has been appointed coach of Belgium.The experienced tactician, who led Belgium to the 1998 World Cup, has guided unfancied KV Kortrijk to the play-offs of the Jupiler League this season."The Executive Committee of the...
CARLTON COLE apologises to West Ham fans
Published: May 04, 2010
Carlton Cole has issued a personal apology to West Ham fans after admitting this season has been a disappointment.The striker was speaking after scoring for both teams in West Ham's 12th away defeat of a miserable campaign, a 3-2 defeat by Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday.'Personally, I'd like to apologise. Hopefully...
UTAKA wants to remain at Pompey and play in the Championship
Published: May 03, 2010
John Utaka wants to stay with Portsmouth for the upcoming Championship campaign.Pompey have had a troubled season in the Premier League and a poor run of form coupled with a points deduction for entering administration has seen them finish bottom of the top-flight.Huge financial problems will make it difficult to bounc...
Nigeria to name World Cup squad June 1
Published: May 03, 2010
Nigeria will name their final World Cup squad on June 1, ten days before the commencement of the tournament in South Africa,reports goal.com.Demola Olajire, spokesman of the NFF also said that a provisional list of 30 will be made known next Tuesday, May 11.Nigeria coach Lars Lagerback announced a 44-man list in March ...
PAUL OBIEFULE scores early in Norway league match
Published: May 03, 2010
Paul Obiefule's early strike could not inspire struggling Honefoss to a win as they drew 1-1 with Molde last night,and remain rooted at the bottom of the 16 team Norway Eliteserien league.Obiefule scored his first goal for his new club in the third minute and Honefoss thought they had snatched all three points,but nine...