Oguchi Onyewu hoping to make US World Cup Roster
Published: May 24, 2010
The past seven months have been probably the most gut-wrenching of Oguchi Onyewu’s soccer life.By today he’ll learn if all the rehab work he has done has restored U.S. Men’s World Cup coach Bob Bradley’s confidence in him.Bradley will use today's match against the Czech Republic in East Hartford...
AJAGUN,Under 20 star sent packing for indiscipline
Published: May 24, 2010
Nigeria’s Under-20 team have sent home from an invitational tournament in Cairo, Egypt, star midfielder Abdul Jelili Ajagun for indiscipline.“The boy violated our camp disciplinary code, which I always insist that players must abide by. No matter who you are or how good you think you are, if you can’t...
NIGERIA to receive $50,000 for Saudi Match
Published: May 24, 2010
Nigeria will receive a match fee of $50,000 from the football association of Saudi Arabia for Tuesday’s World Cup warm-up in Austria, officials have told MTNFootball.“Saudi Arabia will pay us $50,000 for the match in Austria,” revealed a top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).The Saudis...
Exclusive from London:''Nothing like the World Cup''-LAGERBACK
Published: May 24, 2010
Allnigeriasoccer.com can report that the Super Eagles and the team officials left London for Austria,venue of their friendly with Saudi Arabia, by 8am Nigeria time this morning.But after three training sessions since he took over three months ago,is Lagerback ready for the match and the World Cup?''I have some basic id...
Presidential Task Force meets to strategise on World Cup
Published: May 23, 2010
The Presidential Task Force for the 2010 World Cup will meet in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday to map out strategies for a remarkable World Cup outing for Nigeria as the secretary of the body, Dr Patrick Ekeji said there was no iota of truth in the rumour that coach Lars Lagerback’s wages have not been pai...
DARLINGTON OMODIAGBE carpets DANGOTE's Arsenal interest
Published: May 23, 2010
Former Under 23 star,Darlington Omodiagbe,a graduate of Sports Marketing from a top German University has spoken to allnigeriasoccer.com on the news of the moment-Aliko Dangote's interest in acquiring 16% stake in Arsenal.Omodiagbe is highly versed in Sports Marketing,sponsorship and merchandising and has a kit deal wi...
The Eagles have Landed
Published: May 23, 2010
The Nigeria World Cup squad arrived London yesterday via Heathrow Airport to start their nine day training camp ahead of the mundial.They will be staying at the Five Lakes and Country Club Hotel.The hotel is located at Colchester Road, Tolleshunt KnightsMaldon Essex CM9 8HX.It is a five star hotel complete with a ...
SHITTU traning alone-Report
Published: May 23, 2010
Defender Danny Shittu spent half an hour training on his own with assistant coach Daniel Amokachi as the Super Eagles intensified their World Cup preparations in Essex,KickOff is reporting.The entire squad arrived in London on Saturday afternoon and did some light training in the evening. That was followed by a gr...
New coach for OBODO and ODION IGHALO
Published: May 23, 2010
When the two Nigerians at Udinese,Ighalo and Obodo, return for pre-season training,there is a new coach waiting for them.Francesco Guidolin is confirmed as the new Udinese Coach, a return to the club after 11 years.The tactician took Parma to promotion and helped them to a creditable mid-table finish this season, but o...
LUKMAN HARUNA to resume pre-season training on June 21
Published: May 23, 2010
The French club of Lukman Haruna,AS Monaco has announced that pre-season training for the 2010-2011 season is starting on June 21.Haruna is currently training with the Nigeria World Cup squad in London,England.Already the French League body has released the fixtures for next season.Monaco starts with an intriguing matc...
JOHN OBI MIKEL in danger of Chelsea place
Published: May 23, 2010
These are not the best of times for Chelsea midfield general,John Obi Mikel.Mikel currently nursing an injury has gotten another crucial blow at the jugular as there are plans to sign a proven midfielder by his club boss,Carlo Ancelotti.Ancelotti is interested in signing the Argentine-Javier Mascherano and he is ready ...
ALIKO DANGOTE wants to buy Arsenal
Published: May 23, 2010
A billionaire Nigerian tycoon is planning to enter the race to snap up a 16% stake in Arsenal.Aliko Dangote - one of Africa's richest men - is said to have registered his interest in the shareholding being sold by the club's fourth largest investor Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith.Mr Dangote is reportedly a passionate footbal...
We must move on from BAYO exit-Northampton Chairman
Published: May 23, 2010
Northampton chairman David Cardoza has admitted his obvious disappointment at losing top scorer Adebayo Akinfenwa but preferred to look forward to a bright new future.The striker joined the Cobblers in January 2008 and has become a popular figure at Sixfields due to his impressive scoring record. But after he turned do...
MARTINS set to lose rival,DZEKO to Tottenham
Published: May 23, 2010
Obafemi Martins may breathe a sign of relief when he comes back from the World Cup to join his club,Wolfsburg as Tottenham  are currently intensifying their efforts in landing one of the most potent strikers in the Bundesliga,Edin Dzeko. Spurs boss Harry Redknapp looked to be in pole position for the Wolfsbur...
Eagles will surprise the world-AJILORE
Published: May 23, 2010
Nigeria international and FC Groningen of Denmark midfielder, Oluwafemi Ajilore, has predicted that the Super Eagles are capable of a landmark achievement when Mundial 2010 begins from June 11 through July 11.Ajilore, who was excluded from coach Lars Lagerback’s 30-man provisional list, said just as every team th...