DENNIS AOGO doubtful against Fulham
Published: April 28, 2010
The biggest German sports daily,Kicker,reports on its website that Dennis Aogo of Hamburg is doubtful for the Europa league match tomorrow against Fulham.Aogo did not fly with the rest of his team mates to London,as he is suffering from  gastro-intestinal problems and was ordered today after a laboratory examinati...
Sports Minister, EKEJI, LULU, Others Visit Durban
Published: April 28, 2010
New Honourable Minister/Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Honourable Ibrahim Isah Bio Tuesday led out a delegation of top Nigerian officials to South Africa for inspection of the Super Eagles’ Team Base Camp and Training Site.“We are going to check out the place and see if the Management of the Ho...
ANICHEBE hopeful of World Cup place
Published: April 28, 2010
Victor Anichebe hasn't given up on a World Cup place.The 22-year-old Nigerian is back in the fold at Everton after a nightmare 12 months out through injury.But in recent weeks he has been displaying some of the qualities that saw him make his Nigeria debut two summers ago when he played for the senior team before helpi...
Nigeria now in FIFA Top 20
Published: April 28, 2010
The latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking has a surprise in store as it reveals that Spain’s five-month reign has come to end, with Brazil reclaiming pole position and pushing the reigning European champions back into second place. Nigeria jumped two places to the 20th position.Egypt remain Africa's ...
Shocker,MARADONA to give ARIEL ORTEGA a chance
Published: April 28, 2010
Former Argentina World Cup forward Ariel Ortega was a surprise inclusion on Tuesday in a squad named by coach Diego Maradona for a friendly against Haiti next week.The 36-year-old River Plate playmaker, who won the last of his 86 caps in 2003, was included in a squad of 17 home-based players to meet Haiti in Cutral Co ...
Man City to offload ADEBAYOR
Published: April 28, 2010
Roberto Mancini is planning a huge clear out of stars at Manchester City this summer according to reports in Wednesday's papers.The Italian is set to off load Emmanuel Adebayor, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Wayne Bridge and Stephen Ireland in order to fund a £50m move for Liverpool striker Fernando Torres.The Eastlands...
FIFA backs Qatar 2022 bid
Published: April 28, 2010
Qatar's bid for the 2022 World Cup started off as an outside bet but is being taken increasingly seriously and received unusually strong backing from the Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, at the weekend. Qatar will today unveil ambitious plans for flat-pack stadiums at the SportAccord conference in Dubai.The oil-rich state...
NFF sends letter of empathy to MIKEL
Published: April 28, 2010
The NFF has sent a letter of empathy to Chelsea midfielder,John Obi Mikel,who is out injured.“We are all concerned with your progress as relates to this injury, coming so close to the 19th FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa, the first–ever FIFA World Cup on African soil, for which you and your coll...
LAGERBACK tells Nigerians:You are dreaming
Published: April 28, 2010
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Lars Lagerback has told those dreaming of seeing the Super Eagles play in the semi-finals of the 2010 fifa World cup to forget it and face reality.According to NFF President's Special Adviser (Media) Tunde Aderibigbe, "the coach has promised that the Super Eagles would do well in the mund...
Falcons to play North Korea
Published: April 28, 2010
The Super Falcons are scheduled to depart the country today for North Korea to engage the Asian nation in an international friendly match.Coach Eucharia Uche has named 18 players for the trip,and the match is to be used to fine-tune the girls for the female World Cup qualifier against Ivory Coast next month.The fist ma...
Cain and Abel MILITO brothers vow to continue family feud
Published: April 28, 2010
Loving brothers off the pitch, but more like Cain and Abel on it, Diego and Gabi Milito have been kicking lumps out of each other at every given opportunity since they began their professional careers for rival teams in Buenos Aires eight years ago. Tonight the family war continues with a place in the European Cup fina...
IWELUMO willing to stay and fight for place
Published: April 28, 2010
Wolves  striker Chris Iwelumo is happy to fight for his place.Iwelumo has struggled to hold down a regular spot but is full of praise for the straightforward approach of McCarthy.He said: "The gaffer is as honest as they come. He tells it as it is. The way we play, the way we work, is all about what he puts to us ...
KANU's goalkeeper to be shown the way out
Published: April 27, 2010
Portsmouth fear the FA Cup final will be David James’s last appearance for the club.The goalkeeper will be out of contract after the Wembley ­showpiece against Chelsea on May 15, bringing to an end his four-year stay on the South Coast.Pompey administrator Andrew Andronikou has admitted the club – &poun...
ADAEZE YOBO has given birth to her first child
Published: April 27, 2010
Ex-beauty queen Adaeze Igwe-Yobo has reportedly given birth to her first child.That's according to her facebook page. She and her husband, Super Eagles vice captain, Joseph Yobo got married late last year. The couple have been under the microscope for the last few months ever since they met during the summer of 2009....
ALABA on subs bench to face Lyon
Published: April 27, 2010
The Austrian international,David Alaba, who was also eligible to represent Nigeria is on the bench in tonight's UEFA Champions league semi final between Lyon and Bayern Munich.The Argentine defender Martin Demichelis is only fit enough for the bench.TEAMS Lyon v Bayern MunichLyon: Lloris, Reveillere, Cris, Boumsong, ...