Dekina, Kogi Nick Semi -Final Ticket
Published: September 07, 2015
Dekina and Kogi local government teams booked a place in the semifinal of the 2015 Kogi State Governor’s Cup following victories against Okehi and Adavi respectively.Strikes from Mohammed Salisu and Alhassan Yakub helped Coach Umar Isah’s team squeeze past Adavi  by 2-1 on Sunday.Ape Omatugba’s s...
Oke Akpoveta And Moses Lamidi On Target As Lyngby Beat Vejle
Published: September 07, 2015
A pair of goals from Oke Akpoveta assisted Lyngby beat Vejle BK 3 - 2 in a thrilling Danish First Division game staged at Lundtoftevej on Sunday evening.Lyngby grabbed the lead in the 12th minute through the ex Dream Team VI trainee and the Nigerian scored again in the 42ndminute to give The Royal Blues a two - goal ad...
Desire Oparanozie Scores Four As Falcons Thrash Congo
Published: September 06, 2015
French - based forward Desire Oparanozie helped herself to a double brace alongside a strike by Chinaza Uchendu as the Super Falcons romped to a 5 - 1 win against Congo - Brazzaville at the All - Africa Games on Sunday.By the 35th minute, the Guingamp forward had scored a hat - trick before registering her fourth goal ...
Solomon Kwambe : Our Target Was To Win The Game
Published: September 06, 2015
Warri Wolves defender Solomon Kwambe was the only home - based player considered for the starting line - up in Saturday’s goalless draw against Tanzania after Mainz stopper Leon Balogun failed a fitness test before the game in Dar es Salaam.With  Egypt thrashing Chad 5 - 1 at Stade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat ...
Golden Eaglets Finish Third In Suwon Tourney After Losing To Croatia
Published: September 06, 2015
The 2015 Continental Cup International Youth Soccer U-17 Championships came to an end on Sunday with world champions Nigeria finishing third in the tournament.In the Golden Eaglets final group match, the Emmanuel Amuneke - led side lost 3 - 2 to Croatia while Brazil saw off the hosts 2 - 0.Thus, Brazil won the tourname...
Sunday Oliseh Says He Is Monitoring New Olympiakos Striker Brown Ideye
Published: September 06, 2015
Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has hinted that new Olympiakos signing Brown Ideye will be invited to the national team in future matches.The former West Brom and Dynamo Kiev man has not played for Nigeria for close to two years and missed out on the 2014 World Cup though he assisted the team qualify for the tournamen...
Kennedy Igboananike Disappointed To Lose To Drogba - Inspired Montreal Impact
Published: September 06, 2015
Chicago Fire striker Kennedy Igboananike rued the 4 - 3 loss to a Didier Drogba- inspired Montreal Impact despite registering his name on the scoresheet for the seventh time this season in Major League Soccer.The 26 - year - old turned provider one minute before half time before he scored in the 59th minute when he met...
Obafemi Martins Scores Again As Seattle Sounders Beat Toronto
Published: September 06, 2015
Obafemi Martins was one of the heroes again for Seattle Sounders as the CenturyLink Field outfit beat Toronto 2 - 1 in their 28th game of the season.Martins and strike partner Clinton Dempsey, who were playing together for the first time since May 31, combined to give Seattle Sounders the lead early in the first half, ...
Dele Alli Targets Win Against Norway
Published: September 06, 2015
Dele Alli is hoping England Under 21s maintain their 100 percent record when they take on Norway in a European Under 21 Championship qualifier in Drammen on Monday.The Tottenham Hostpur midfielder shone like a million stars as Gareth Southgate’s side defeated USA Under 23s 1- 0 in Preston on Thursday in their fir...
Rasheed Olabiyi Thrilled To Train With Barcelona Superstar Messi
Published: September 06, 2015
Houston Dynamo midfielder Rasheed Olabiyi was thrilled to train with Lionel Messi ahead of Argentina’s international friendly against Bolivia at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday.The ex Enyimba star has expressed his delight at meeting some of the stars in the Argentina set-up other than the Barcelona superstar.&l...
Expert Opinion: How The Super Eagles Rated Against Tanzania
Published: September 06, 2015
The Super Eagles of Nigeria played out a goalless draw with the Taifa Stars of Tanzania in African Nations Cup qualifiers. In a 4-3-3 formation some of the players failed to sparkle as they picked up one point from a potential three. On this note we take a look at how the Super Eagles players rated against Tanzania.Car...
Rave Of The Moment Carl Ikeme Happy To Debut For Nigeria
Published: September 06, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme made his debut for the Super Eagles in place of  Lille’s Vincent Enyeama, who withdrew from the squad following the passing away of his mother.The Sutton Coldfield - born player earned rave reviews for his fantastic performance against the Taifa Stars despite the...
Paul Onobi And Bature Yaro Re - Invited To Super Eagles, As Squad Experience Turbulence On And Off The Pitch
Published: September 06, 2015
Sunday Oliseh has re - invited two players based in the domestic championship to beef up his squad ahead of the international friendly against Niger Republic in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.Midfielders Paul Onobi (Sunshine Star) and Bature Yaro ( Nasarawa United) are to report to the Super Eagles camp latest Monday for the...
Dele Aiyenugba Consoles Enyeama Over Passing Away Of Mom
Published: September 05, 2015
Former Super Eagles and current Bnei Yehuda goalkeeper, Dele Aiyenugba has joined other football loving Nigerians in commiserating with the family of Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama over the sudden demise of his mother.Aiyenugba, who was Enyeama’s team-mate then in Enyimba Int’l...
Sunday Oliseh Pleased To Share Spoils With Tanzania
Published: September 05, 2015
Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh was delighted to share the spoils with Tanzania in his first game as Nigeria manager, and made excuses for the poor showing against the East Africans, stating that the squad did not have enough time to prepare for the game. The 2013 African champs were on the back foot for most of the c...