Former IOC Chief,Juan Antonio Samaranch passes away
Published: April 21, 2010
 Juan Antonio Samaranch, the former president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has passed away today at the age of 89."I was saddened today to learn of the death of Juan Antonio Samaranch.He was a great friend of football. The entire sporting family has today lost a great leader who brought the Olympi...
Delta State Governor throws gate open
Published: April 21, 2010
The Delta State Government has ordered that the gates of the 15,000 capacity Warri Township stadium be thrown open for Sunday's Confederation Cup cracker against Zimbabwe's Caps United.A 30 man delegation from Zimbabwe is due in Warri tomorrow to honour the third round CAF Confederation Cup match.A depleted squad is ex...
EDWARD OFERE Collapses on Pitch,out for eight weeks
Published: April 21, 2010
Malmo's Nigerian foward,Edward Ofere, lasted only 15 minutes on the pitch before he was stretchered off in a top of the table clash between log leaders, Helsingborg and Malmo at the Olympia stadium in Helsinborg last night.Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Newcastle United target has suffered knee ligament prob...
Arsenal's CHUKS ANEKE sinks Pompey
Published: April 21, 2010
Chuks Aneke saw 58 minutes of action and scored a screamer as Arsenal reserves cruised to a 3-0 victory over Pompey Reserves at Westleigh Park on Monday,in front of 279 spectators.The visitors did go ahead on 17 minutes courtesy of a stunning 25-yard strike from Aneke that flew into the top corner.Barazite doubled the ...
Nigeria set to renew kit deal
Published: April 21, 2010
Nigeria is close to renewing their kitting deal with adidas, officials have told MTNFootball.com."The kit sponsors are happy with us and wish to extend this relationship for another four years that is why president Lulu is in Germany to finalise discussions in this regard ," disclosed NFF official, Tunde Aderibigbe.Gia...
WORLD CUP GOLDEN MOMENT- 21042010
Published: April 21, 2010
CHILE CHANGEHost nations have a habit of doing well in the World Cup. On six occasions the organisers have lifted the trophy, and failing that, they've tended to progress to the latter stages of the tournament. That was the case in 1962, when Chile reached the semi-finals. Yet their progress caused a problem. The organ...
CAF Man carpets Lagerback
Published: April 20, 2010
Paul Bassey, head of media for the Confederation of African Football, has slammed Nigeria's provisional squad for the World Cup in South Africa.New coach Lars Lagerback has selected 44 players for duty ahead of the showpiece, which will have to be cut down to 23 before the tournament kicks off on June 11 in Johannesbur...
TAIWO's team mate questioned in prostitution scandal
Published: April 20, 2010
France's national football team was further drawn into the sex scandal involving Franck Ribéry yesterday after two more players' names were cited in connection with an investigation into underage prostitution.Unnamed judicial sources told the French media that Karim Benzema, the Real Madrid forward, and Hatem Be...
ODIBE begs Nigerians for support,hits camp on Monday
Published: April 20, 2010
Michael Odibe,the AC Siena star has revealed exclusively to allnigeriasoccer.com that barring any hitches,he should be hitting the London camp of the Super Eagles on Monday next week.The player spoke to us from his base in Italy this afternoon.If he does make the final cut(as expected),it will be one hell of  a Ci...
MICHAEL UWEZU on target for Fulham in reserve game
Published: April 20, 2010
Fulham's Reserves recorded a comfortable 3-1 victory over Stoke City Reserves on Monday evening.The Irete,Imo state born Michael Uwezu was on target for the reserve side of Fulham.After 30 minutes, a nice attacking move down the right flank allowed Marsh Brown to feed the ball into the path of Uwezu who finished well f...
HARUNA LUKMAN suspended
Published: April 20, 2010
Nigeria world cup hopeful and Monaco midfielder,Haruna Lukman, is suspended for his club's next league game as a result of picking up his third booking in ten games against Lille on Sunday.He picked up a yellow card in the 51st minute.The midfielder will miss Monaco's home game against Le Mans next Tuesday,April 27.How...
Gentleman KANU drops contract clause to play on
Published: April 20, 2010
Nwankwo Kanu has agreed to forego a new contract to keep playing with Portsmouth.Tribalfootball.com reports.In Kanu's original Blues deal, the Nigerian would be due a 12 month extension if he played one more game.But Pompey administrator Andrew Andronikou revealed: "I now expect everyone to be available from now until ...
World Cup Final ball unveiled
Published: April 20, 2010
From 1pm Nigerian time on Tuesday April 20, the Official Match Ball for the final of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa will be launched by Franz Beckenbauer, adidas CEO Herbert Hainer and coach of the South African football team Carlos Alberto Parreira.The adidas “JO’BULANI” is a unique g...
School conflict may stop Opara'a availabilty
Published: April 20, 2010
With goals in two of his first three professional matches, Earthquakes rookie Nigerian born center back Ike Opara has shown how tough it is for MLS defenses to stop him.Opara is still eligible to play for Nigeria,though he has been capped 3 times at Under 20 level for the USA team.Maybe those opponents ought to conside...
288 teens worldwide to bear flags at World Cup,no Nigerian teen involved
Published: April 20, 2010
When flag bearers parade onto a World Cup field, it's the official start of a battle royal between two teams who've played their hearts out to gain a spot in the FIFA World Cup football competition. This year, some 288 teens from 21 countries will travel to South Africa to bear the flags of champion teams at the 2010 F...