ADEFEMI OLUBAYO scores first goal for new club
Published: July 27, 2010
Xanthi were impressive in today's friendly with  Eagle Skydra.The Greece Super league club defeated Skydra 7-1 with the Nigeria right back,Adefemi Olubayo among the scorers.Olubayo played for 65 minutes and scored in the second half of the match.But the hero of Xanthi's victory was the English striker,Nathan Ellin...
IKECHUWKU UCHE out of action again!!, Suffering from a torn meniscus
Published: July 27, 2010
Real Zaragoza have reported the extent of the injury to the Nigeria striker,Ikechuwku Uche,who retired hurt in the club's last friendly against Alaves on Saturday.According to the report by the club's medical team,an MRI conducted today detected a tear of the medial meniscus in his left knee.It's the worst possible n...
Real Madrid Starlet joins SHITTU at Bolton
Published: July 27, 2010
Bolton have today completed the signing of the teenage left-back Marcos Alonso from Real Madrid for an undisclosed fee.The 19-year-old has agreed a three-year deal and becomes the club's third summer signing following the arrivals of Martin Petrov, 31, and Robbie Blake, 34."He is an exciting young player who has undoub...
GRAFITE threat for OSAZE ODEMWINGIE
Published: July 27, 2010
New club (the fourth, after Fenerbahçe, Galatasaray and Rubin Kazhan) on the trail of the Brazil international,Grafite.Lokomotiv Moscow have joined the chase for the Wolfsburg striker and are to bid five million euros for the player.Grafite has been linked with a move outside the Bundesliga in recent days,as he ...
Exclusive:Juventus will offer one of their players for TAIWO
Published: July 27, 2010
The transfer imbroglio involving Taye Taiwo may continue following fresh reports from Italy and France.Juventus say they are ready to exchange one of their players for the Nigeria left back.The exchange has become fashionable in this period of crisis.The question remains what Marseille think of the deal because the clu...
TOTO TAMUZ on way to Germinal Beerschot
Published: July 27, 2010
The Nigeria born Israeli international,Toto Tamuz is attracting interest from Belgian side,Germinal Beerschot.Toto Tamuz is the son of ex Nigeria international Clement Temile and a cousin to Omonigho Temile and Frank Temile of Dynamo Kiev.The Israeli journalist,Amit Lewinthal has confirmed that Germinal Beerschot have ...
JOHN UTAKA in Premiership claims
Published: July 27, 2010
Nigerian international John Utaka will choose between Sunderland, Bolton and Fulham after being told he can leave troubled Portsmouth in a cut-price move,reports the Daily Mail.Portsmouth paid Rennes £7million for Utaka, 28, three years ago but he managed only seven Premier League goals.Utaka claims to have had o...
MAIGA to rival IDEYE at Sochaux
Published: July 27, 2010
The Malian international forward,Modibo Maiga has agreed in principle to join French club,Sochaux on a four year deal.Last season,Maiga played in the colours of Ligue 2 side,Le Mans.The player is expected to rival the ex Nigeria youth international,Brown Ideye at the club.Maiga will undergo a medical tomorrow at the cl...
TIJANI BABANGIDA explains KAITA's no-show at Monaco
Published: July 27, 2010
The Nigeria international midfielder,Sani Kaita has been missing from Monaco's pre-season camp.Four players who played at the World Cup showed up July 18 at their training base in Divonne-les-Bains.Jean Jacques Gosso, Lukman Haruna, Nicolas Nkoulou and Chu-Young Park have all started training with the squad.But no ...
OGUNJIMI ready to battle KENNEDY NWANGANGA
Published: July 27, 2010
Racing Genk will on Thursday play against FC Inter Tuku in the Europa League.There have been fears surrounding the fitness of the Belgian-Nigerian,Marvin Ogunjimi.The striker has been complaining of hip problems and had to be replaced in Genk's last friendly match on Sunday against Turkish side,Trabzonspor.According to...
Marseille link for ADEBAYOR
Published: July 27, 2010
Drogba, Forlan, Huntelaar, Gignac, Gameiro.And now Emmanuel Adebayor has being linked to Marseille.The name of the Togolese born Nigerian was added to the prospective list of strikers Marseille hope to sign during the summer market.According to Corriere dello Sport, the Manchester City striker (26 years) is on the shop...
Almeria looking for a buyer for KALU UCHE
Published: July 27, 2010
''Operation Exit'',which Almeria has embarked on has only one name left on the agenda.The issue that remains unresolved is the future of the Nigeria international,Kalu Uche.In the absence of concrete suitors for Uche,Almeria are now willing to let him go for four million euros as transfer fee.Uche says he wants to take...
EFCC freezes NFF Bank Accounts
Published: July 27, 2010
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen the accounts of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), spokesman of the Commission, Femi Babafemi announced on Monday, saying "We have discovered three accounts belonging to the football house."According to Babafemi, “There are three accounts that we ...
EGUAVOEN calls on Corporate Bodies to invest in league
Published: July 27, 2010
Acting Super Eagles coach, Austin Eguavoen has pleaded with corporate bodies in the country to invest in the domestic league.He noted that the corporate bodies should look at the potentials in the league and make sure they support the local league players in every way possible.Eguavoen said that the league needs all th...
AMODU:''Once a coach,always a coach''
Published: July 27, 2010
Former Super Eagles Coach, Amodu Shuaibu has revealed that the expiration of his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), will determine his future in his chosen career.This is coming on the heels of the curiosity that has trailed the future of the former BCC Lions of Gboko tactician after he was relieved o...