Major Security exercise for World Cup
Published: April 23, 2010
Over the next four days (23-26 April), the South African Air Force, in collaboration with other branches of the security forces and government departments, will conduct a major national air space protection exercise in preparation for the 2010 World Cup.The South African Police Service, the South African Civil Aviation...
AGBONLAHOR urges Villa to go for fourth place
Published: April 23, 2010
Goalscorer Gabby Agbonlahor insists Villa will put everything into winning their last four games in an attempt to grab the coveted fourth spot.Villa leapfrogged Liverpool into sixth place with a crucial win at Hull City and kept up the pressure on fellow top four challengers Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.Agbonl...
WORLD CUP GOLDEN MOMENT- 23042010
Published: April 23, 2010
2002-FRANCE SHOCKERFrance arrived at the 2002 World Cup as defending champions and among the favourites. Yet they failed to score a single goal and were eliminated at the group stage. Their limp defence is best remembered for the defeat to Senegal. The African nation were making their first appearance at a Finals and w...
Fulham puts Hamburg's Europa final dream in the cottage
Published: April 22, 2010
Fulham played an entertaining 0-0 draw with Hamburg in the first leg of their Europa Cup semi final at the Nordbank Arena,Hamburg,Germany.Mark Schwarzer produced a string of crucial saves to keep Fulham's Europa League dream alive.Just one minute in and Hamburg could have gone ahead . Dennis Aogo sets Ruud van Nistel...
Eagles London parley in jeopardy
Published: April 22, 2010
There are strong indications that the Eagles London parley scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday next week may be scuttled by the European clubs of the Eagles players.Allnigeriasoccer understands that a host of clubs are refusing to release the players because they are involved in key practice sessions and matches for th...
MIKEL's injury not as bad as thought- ADEMOLA OLAJIRE
Published: April 22, 2010
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) have quashed fears that John Obi Mikel could miss the World Cup, insisting the 23-year-old will play in next month's friendly with Colombia.The Chelsea midfielder suffered ankle ligament damage in last Saturday's English Premier League clash with Tottenham yet NFF spokesperson, Ad...
Tottenham to face Opara's San Jose Earthquakes in pre-season friendly
Published: April 22, 2010
The San Jose Earthquakes announced today they will play club partner Tottenham Hotspur from the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday, July 17 at Buck Shaw Stadium. The kick-off time will be announced at a later date.The USA Under 20 international of Nigerian descent,Ikenna Opara plays for the Earthquakes.This match...
Team News:Hamburg v Fulham-ETUHU and AOGO start
Published: April 22, 2010
Dickson Etuhu and Dennis Aogo both start for their respective teams in tonight's Europa Cup semi-final at the 57,000 capacity HSH Nordbank Arena.Match reports to follow immediately after the game. Hamburg v Fulham line-ups:Hamburg: Rost, Demel, Boateng, Mathijsen, Aogo, Pitroipa, Jarolim, Ze Roberto, Trochowski...
Supersport United host Heartland in CAF Cracker
Published: April 22, 2010
Absa Premiership champions SuperSport United welcome Heartland of Nigeria in the Champions league’s first round clash of the 1/8 leg on Saturday night at Rand Stadium, Johannesburg.Kick off is scheduled for 8:15pm.Upon arrival at the OR Tambo International, the Heartland outfit received a warm welcome from the Su...
DENNIS AOGO ready for Fulham battle
Published: April 22, 2010
Dennis Aogo learned "how much it hurts to lose" as Hamburger SV bowed out in last season's UEFA Cup semi-finals and is determined to lay those ghosts to rest against Fulham FC. He spoke to uefa.com.Having learned "how much it hurts to lose" in last season's semi-finals, Dennis Aogo is determined Hamburger SV will not m...
Falconets to meet England,Mexico and Japan
Published: April 22, 2010
Dresden Castle was the spectacular venue for the official group stage draw for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Germany 2010 this Thursday. The representatives from each of the 16 qualified nations followed proceedings attentively as their opponents for the group stages of the tournament which takes place between 13 Jul...
Nigeria starlet Sani Emmanuel frustrated after successful Tottenham, Chelsea trials
Published: April 22, 2010
Nigeria starlet Sani Emmanuel has missed out on a dream move to England.The U17 international striker enjoyed successful trials at both Chelsea and Tottenham this year, but has seen a dream switch to the Premiership fall through.Ifeanyi Abanum, the editor of allnigeriasoccer.com, told tribalfootball.com Emmanuel was ta...
Manchester United working on deal to bring Nigeria superkid,Ramon Azeez to England
Published: April 22, 2010
Manchester United remain hopeful of signing Nigerian wonderkid Ramon Azeez.The Future Pro Academy lad had successful trials at United earlier this season and his impact also attracted attention from Manchester City.Ifeanyi Abanum, the editor of allnigeriasoccer.com, told tribalfootball.com: "He underwent successful tri...
KANU,UTAKA fail in Europe bid
Published: April 22, 2010
Portsmouth will not be permitted to play in the Europa League next season, the Football Association and Premier League have told the club.Portsmouth would have qualified to play in Europe next season after reaching the FA Cup final against Chelsea - who will be in the Champions League - but the club's administrators ha...
OKOCHA backing Africa to shine at World Cup
Published: April 22, 2010
Jay-Jay Okocha is backing all the African sides to do well at this year's World Cup and even believes one will make it as far as a semi-final.The former Paris Saint-Germain and Bolton star didn't go as far as saying which one he thought would surprise the watching would but offered his thoughts on his home country, Nig...