TAIWO prefers REAL MADRID as his likely destination
Published: June 16, 2010
The Nigeria first choice left back,Taiye Taiwo says he prefers a move to Spanish heavyweight,Real Mardid, out of the plethora of clubs chasing his signature.Taiwo is not the only left back the new Real Madrid gaffer,Jose Mourinho is taking a look at.He also has eyes on Ashley Cole,Patrice Evra, Luis Filipe and Juan M...
Exclusive:RAFA BENITEZ blocks OBI and NWANKWO's transfer to Parma
Published: June 16, 2010
With the arrival of Rafa Benitez as the new gaffer of Inter Milan,the transfer of Obiora Nwankwo(18years) and Joel Chukwuma Obi(19years) to Parma has been blocked by Benitez according to our sources in Italy.Benitez wants a mixture of youth and experience for the long term success of his new club and wants to keep the ...
MARTINS,SALPINGIDIS talking tough ahead of crucial tie
Published: June 16, 2010
The Super Eagles went down 1-0 to Argentina in their Group B clash on Saturday with Greece crashing 2-0 to South Korea, leaving both in desperate need of points to keep their tournament hopes alive. But coach Lars Lagerback remains upbeat about Nigeria’s chances despite a miserable run which has now seen them go ...
West Ham join scramble for ENYEAMA
Published: June 16, 2010
English Premier League side,West Ham United have joined the scramble for the Nigeria goalie,Vincent Enyeama,according to our  impeccable sources in England.New Hammers boss Avram Grant is keen on the Hapoel Tel-Aviv stopper, who was superb for the Super Eagles against Argentina last week.Israeli Grant now plans a ...
Super Eagles have problems in defense - REHHAGEL
Published: June 16, 2010
Greece coach,Otto Rehhagel says the Super Eagles of Nigeria have problems in defense and they hope to exploit that when they meet tomorrow in Bloemfontein.Rehhagel also dispelled rumors he has personality clashes with Giorgos Karagounis.Karagounis was substituted after half time in the match against South Korea and the...
Eagles train in harsh conditions
Published: June 16, 2010
The Super Eagles had their last training yesterday at Richards Bay ahead of their ''must win'' clash against Greece on Thursday in  Bloemfontein.During training,the wind became very fierce but the Eagles remained unperturbed by the harsh weather conditions as the coaches led the way dishing out instructions.Weathe...
Exclusive:Enugu Rangers to trouser =N=190Million from APAM deal
Published: June 16, 2010
Negotiations between OGC Nice and Rennes for the transfer of the Nigeria defender,Onyekachi Apam continued yesterday.An official of OGC Nice,Patrick Governatori says they hope to reach a compromise for one of the longest transfer sagas of the summer soon.''Rennes have not improved their offer of €3.5Million and we...
Fan dies celebrating Black Stars Victory
Published: June 16, 2010
A Ghanaian football fan has died of the injuries he sustained in an accident while celebrating Sunday's 1-0 victory of the national football team, the Black Stars, over Serbia in the 2010 World Cup.The state-owned Daily Graphic reported on Tuesday that the fan lost control of his motor cycle while celebrating the victo...
Ex Leventis United Super-Administrator JOHN MASTOROUDES backing Nigeria to beat Greece
Published: June 16, 2010
A member of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Super Eagles' 2010 World Cup campaign, John Mastoroudes, has urged the Nigerian team to go ahead and upstage his ancestral home, Greece, in Thursday's crucial Group B clash in Bloemfontein.Mastoroudes, a Greek by birth, said he is more Nigerian than Greek as he was b...
FG passionate about Super Eagles - President Goodluck Jonathan
Published: June 15, 2010
President Goodluck Jonathan says the Federal Government is passionate about the Super Eagles, charging them to strive to go beyond the first round of the World Cup in South Africa.Jonathan spoke through the Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Alhaji Sadiq Mohammed, at the inauguration on Monday of th...
Greece Update:Greece to play 3-4-3 against Nigeria
Published: June 15, 2010
Based on the training session held today by the Greek national team,they plan to play a 3-4-3 formation against Nigeria on Thursday.Otto Rehhagel is to play with three flat defenders-Moras,Kyrgiakos and Avraam Papadopoulos.Alexandros Tzorvas gets his place in goal.Torosidis,the new golden boy of Greece football, who ha...
Nigeria will beat Greece 2-1 - SANI KAITA
Published: June 15, 2010
Nigeria international,Sani Kaita has told Greek radio station,NovaSPOR Fm 94.6 that the Super Eagles will beat Greece 2-1 on Thursday when both teams clash at Bloemfontein in a make or mar match.''We lost the first match against Argentina and we are winning at all costs against Greece,'' began the player who has indica...
FASHANU's pal,EARLE axed from tv job after passing World Cup tickets to Models
Published: June 15, 2010
World Cup pundit Robbie Earle and former teammate to John Fashanu at Wimbledon has been axed from his position on ITV after tickets for matches in South Africa were found to have been used for 'unauthorised purposes'.The broadcaster said a 'substantial number' of tickets, which were for Earle's friends and family, had ...
Man Yoo reject,TOSIC joins ODIAH at CSKA Moscow
Published: June 15, 2010
Serbian international Zoran Tosic has left Manchester United for CSKA Moscow for an undisclosed fee, reports BBC Sport.The winger arrived at United for £7m from Partizan Belgrade in January 2009.However, he made just five first-team appearances before being loaned to Bundesliga side FC Cologne for the second half...
Somali football fans executed for watching Nigeria-Argentina match
Published: June 15, 2010
Two Somali football fans have been killed by Islamic militants after being caught watching World Cup matches. The deaths happened on Saturday near the capital Mogadishu when members of the Hizbul Islam group stormed a house where people were watching Nigeria play Argentina. A further 10 people were arrest...