Nigeria was a mistake - SVEN GORAN ERIKSSON
Published: May 26, 2010
Nigeria chose Lagerback out of the two Swedes vying for the vacant managerial position in February.Eriksson says he regrets the decision of applying for the Nigeria job.''I regret that i went there.It was a mistake,''Eriksson told our source.Sven-Goran Eriksson will lead the Ivory Coast to the World Cup but he was also...
YAKUBU agrees to join West Ham-Report
Published: May 26, 2010
Avram Grant will make Yakubu  his first major signing when he is appointed West Ham United manager, Goal.com UK understands.Upton Park sources say Grant’s switch from Portsmouth is “99 per cent” completed and he will be appointed on either Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, assuming that there ar...
How Eagles Rated against Saudi Arabia
Published: May 26, 2010
Austin Ejide: After much criticisms regarding his fitness,he answered his critics with a commanding performance.The only sour point in his game  was that he failed to initiate attacks on time by releasing the ball more quickly.Two very impressive saves in the match.Rating : 8/10Verdict:FINAL 23Terna Suswan:Largely...
OGUCHI ONYEWU in USA final World Cup Roster
Published: May 26, 2010
United States coach Bob Bradley named his 23-man squad for the World Cup on Wednesday.The Nigerian born player,Oguchi Onyewu made the squad after missing most of last season due to injury.Seventeen of the 23 players are based in Europe, with just four from Major League Soccer and two from Mexican clubs. Of the Europe...
Coach of ODIBE's parent club fired
Published: May 26, 2010
Zoltan Kovac,former assistant coach at Mechelen and former assistant to Marc Wilmots at Sint-Truiden, has been fired as coach by the parent club of Michael Odibe,Union St.-Gillis.Kovac was fired today after a meeting by the Board of Directors of the club.The Brussels club had a poor season last term finishing 14th in t...
''We have much work to do'' - LAGERBACK's assistant
Published: May 26, 2010
It was a lackluster debut for the Swedish pair of Lars Lagerback and Roland Andersson as Nigeria played a dour 0-0 draw with Saudi Arabia yesterday.Roland Andersson,Lagerback's assistant is looking at the bright side of things.Andersson spoke to our source on yesterday's game.''Sometimes,it's nice that things don't go ...
New teammate for CHIDI ODIAH
Published: May 26, 2010
Chidi Odiah,the Nigeria right back has a new teammate,when he returns from World Cup duties with Nigeria.Italian media is reporting that CSKA Moscow have signed the Empoli striker,Eder for a fee of nine million euros.He scored 22 goals for 34 appearances for Empoli and entered Italian folklore on April 15,2010 when he ...
Argentina Update:Argentina training with full squad
Published: May 26, 2010
After the 5-0 whitewash of Canada on Monday,Argentina returned to training on Tuesday with their full complement of players,at their training headquarters at Ezeiza.The team leaves for Pretoria,South Africa on Friday.The training routine was fairly flexible with the 23 players who made the squad split into three groups...
Juventus wonderkid,GIOVINCO may rival MARTINS at Wolfsburg
Published: May 26, 2010
According to Tuttosport,Wolfsburg and Stuttgart are battling it out for one of the brightest prospects in the Italian game,Sebastian Giovinco of Juventus.Wolfsburg are trailing Giovinco to replace Dzeko who is courted by Real Madrid,Tottenham,Juventus and Liverpool.Giovinco is nicknamed after the Hanna-Barbera cartoon ...
HARUNA LUKMAN tickles LAGERBACK
Published: May 26, 2010
Allnigeriasoccer.com did an analysis of the Super Eagles 30 man roster last week and picked Haruna Lukman to make the final cut.After the game against Saudi Arabia yesterday,Lukman's performance ticks so many boxes.He was one of the few bright spots in the game and almost scored in the second half of the game with a pr...
OB Odense coach recommends UTAKA for World Cup spot
Published: May 26, 2010
Since he began his coaching career,Ob Odense's coach,Viggo Jensen, has worked with many attackers,and he has picked Peter Utaka as one of the best.Despite the obvious qualities in his game,Utaka has improved since switching to Danish football two seasons ago.''He has been very important to us this past season.He gets s...
Nigeria out of FIFA Top 20 Nations
Published: May 26, 2010
Only about 20 friendly matches were played worldwide in the last few weeks. Accordingly, there were only minor changes to the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, the last to be published before the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™.Nigeria Super Eagles fell one place to the 21st position.The head-...
CHARLES KABORE to rival MIKEL at Chelsea
Published: May 26, 2010
Nigeria midfield star,Mikel Obi faces more and more competition as millionaires Chelsea are preparing a bid for Marseille's Burkina Faso international,Charles Kabore,according to France Football.Burkina Faso international Kabore played an increasingly important role in les Phoceens’ charge to the Ligue 1 title, f...
Newcastle United join scramble for NEDUM ONUOHA
Published: May 26, 2010
The Newcastle Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle United want to sign the England Under 21 international,Nedum Onuoha,following the injury to popular United right-back Danny Simpson.And the story of Simpson’s summer so far has been rest and recuperation, with the former Manchester United player on crutches and ...
Al Hilal pull out of YUSUF MOHAMMED deal
Published: May 26, 2010
Sudanese giants Al Hilal may have pulled out of an agreement to sign Nigeria international defender Yusuf Mohammed as they are now not forthcoming about paying the $600,000 fee they offered him in January.According to the top Sudanese sports daily, Goan Sport, Al Hilal are in dire financial straits as the club’s ...