Kelechi Iheanacho Admits Flying Eagles Need To Be At Their Best Against North Korea
Published: June 02, 2015
Manchester City youth - teamer Kelechi Iheanacho has opined that the game against North Korea won’t be a stroll in the park.The Asians, like the Nigerians, have their backs against the wall after losing their opener to Hungary, and Iheanacho has admitted that the Flying Eagles need to grind out a win.Speaking to ...
Skipper Musa Mohammed Apologizes To Nigerians For Loss To Brazil
Published: June 02, 2015
Nigeria U20s skipper Musa Mohammed has apologized to Nigerians for the Flying Eagles dismal outing against Brazil on Monday. Believe it or not, the African champions are in a tight corner and a loss against North Korea in two days will send them out of the tournament in New Zealand even before their last group fixture ...
Keshi Retains Eight Domestic - Based Players For Afcon Clash Against Chad
Published: June 02, 2015
Of the 26 domestic - based players invited for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad, Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has retained only 8 for the upcoming tie in Kaduna.Half of the home - based players that made the grade are from Warri Wolves - Daniel Akpeyi, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Solomon Kwambe and Gbolahan...
Iheanacho Senior Claims : I Am Sick, I Did Not Watch Game Against Brazil
Published: June 02, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho’s father, Pa James, has denied that he was angry with Flying Eagles coach Manu Garba for subbing out the Manchester City striker 15 minutes from time against Brazil.James Iheanacho has audaciously claimed that  he did not watch the game that was televised to millions of Nigerians on Monday ...
Samsunspor Attacker Chikeluba Ofoedu Scores 13th 1 Lig Goal
Published: June 02, 2015
Chikeluba Ofoedu scored his 10th goal in the jersey of Samsunspor in their 4 - 0 win over Alanyaspor on Monday night in the Turkish 1 Lig semi - final second leg. After a goalless first half half, the former Enugu Rangers striker finally broke the deadlock after 67 minutes before Eren Tozlu, Recep Niyaz and Alperen P...
Middle East Team Swoop For Carpi Striker Jerry Mbakogu
Published: June 02, 2015
Jerry Mbakogu could end up playing in the Middle East next season according to reports in the Italian media.Tuttomercatoweb says Sky Italia suggested during a league coverage that the Carpi star has received an offer from an unnamed club in the Middle East which he is considering.Without mentioning the identities of th...
Supreme Court GM Doles Out =N=0.3 Million For Victorious Team
Published: June 02, 2015
Supreme Court Technical Adviser Fatai Osho has dedicated the 3 - 2 victory against Spotlight which was the first ever away victory by any NNL side so far this season to God and the fans.“I’m highly elated. The boys gave their best even though they initially missed several chances with the home advantage whi...
Chicago Fire Striker Kennedy Igboananike Named To MLS Team Of The Week
Published: June 01, 2015
Chicago Fire striker Kennedy Igboananike has been named to the Team of the Week for the first time since arriving the MLS from AIK in Sweden. In the last round of matches, the Swedish - Nigerian opened his goalscoring account in the 3- 0 win against Montreal Impact.The editors of mlssoccer.com said about Igboananike : ...
Nigeria To Face Brazil Again To Decide Bragging Rights
Published: June 01, 2015
World champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, have been invited for a tournament in Korea that will see them take on Brazil, United States and South Korea later this month. Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has opined that the tourney will be a good test for his players ahead of the Fifa Under 17s in Chile this October.“T...
Supreme Court Beat Spotlight 3-2, Bag First NNL Away Win
Published: June 01, 2015
It was celebration of sorts inside Karkanda Stadium located within Katsina state capital, venue of one of the Match day 3 of Nigeria National League; NNL after Supreme Court FC of Abuja spanked Spotlight FC 3-2 in a densely hot weather on Sunday. The Shema Boys were the same team that held Super Eagles turtored by Step...
Osariemen Ebagua Undergoes Successful Meniscus Surgery
Published: June 01, 2015
Spezia loanee Osariemen Ebagua has undergone successful surgery to repair a damaged meniscus, according to various reports in the Italian Press. The good news is that the 28 - year - old Nigerian forward will be ready for the start of pre - season training, probably as from July.However, it remains unclear if Ebagua wo...
Brazil Midfielder Boschilia : The Coach Told Me To Shoot At Goal
Published: June 01, 2015
Second half substitute against Nigeria, Boschilia, has revealed that Brazil coach Rogerio Micale instructed him to shoot from distance prior to his introduction.And it paid dividend 13 minutes after he stepped out onto the pitch, with off - form Enaholo failing to stop his 25 - yard strike.“He (Micale) told me to...
Iheanacho Senior Furious Over Substitution Of Kelechi In Loss To Brazil
Published: June 01, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho’s father , James, was furious with the substitution of his son in the Flying Eagles 4 - 2 defeat to Brazil at the ongoing Fifa Under 20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Manchester City starlet , who appeared to be playing a free role behind the front two - Isaac Success and Taiwo Awoniyi - was subb...
Sylvester Igboun Plays Down Talk FC Midtjylland Have Run Out Of Gas
Published: June 01, 2015
Sylvester Igboun was disappointed that FC Midtjylland lost 1 - 0 away to Nordsjælland in the penultimate round of matches in the Danish Superliga. The already crowned champions have managed only one win in their last five games but the Nigerian striker has played down suggestions that The Wolves have taken their ...
Braintree Town Winger Simeon Akinola To WAIT For England Debut
Published: June 01, 2015
Braintree Town winger Simeon Akinola will have to wait to make his international debut at any level for the national teams of England. Originally the 22 - year - old was among the 16 players called up for England C’s friendly against the Republic of Ireland Under 21s on Monday afternoon.Now the official website o...