Christian Obodo Pens One-And-A-Half Year Contract With Dinamo Minsk
Published: February 14, 2013
According to the official website of Belarusian club Dinamo Minsk, Nigeria international Christian Obodo has agreed in principle to join the club when the team return home from their training camp in Turkey.Obodo has passed a medical examination in Turkey and it only remains paper work before he is officially unveiled ...
Hapoel Tel Aviv Suspend Toto Tamuz
Published: February 14, 2013
Following Hapoel Tel Aviv's 0 - 4 loss to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the derby on Monday night, and the fact that the club is 11 points behind the Yellows in the Israeli championship, dozens of fans penetrated into the locker room and called for the resignation of coach Yossi Abukasis.During the derby, there was a confrontati...
Haugesund Regret Not Signing Sunday Mba
Published: February 14, 2013
Haugesund have regretted their decision not to sign Nigerian offensive player Sunday Mba some years back. The Warri Wolves star tested with the Norwegian club in November 2007.Mba, then a teenager, trained with FKH, and despite scoring a hat-trick in the 8-2 win over Kopervik, he was not offered a contract.  Nils ...
Official: Brown Ideye Misses Europa League Clash With Bordeaux
Published: February 14, 2013
Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye has not returned to Ukraine, coach of Dynamo Kiev Oleg Blokhin disclosed at a press conference ahead of the Europa League clash with Bordeaux on Thursday night.When quizzed on the offensive personnel available for selection against the French team, the manager told dynamomania.com: ''Ho...
The Super Eagles Have Landed
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria was crowned football champions of Africa after defeating the tournament’s surprise package, Burkina Faso, 1-0 in Sunday’s final. The Super Eagles, who were seen as too young and too inexperienced by many commentators prior to the tournament, thereby ended their 19-year wait and lifted their third Af...
Foster: We Need Odemwingie Back On The Pitch
Published: February 13, 2013
West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Odemwingie will be welcomed back into the squad when he returns.The 31 year old had a transfer request rejected and travelled to London in a bid to join QPR, despite the two clubs not having agreed a fee."It's fine. The lads realise that if Pete is on the pitch, playing well and scori...
Exclusive: Abiola Dauda Speaks On Red Star Belgrade Move
Published: February 13, 2013
Last weekend, it was revealed that Abiola Dauda was on his way to Serbia to sign the dotted lines with Super Liga club Red Star Belgrade. Dauda arrived Belgrade late on Monday and has completed his switch to the former European champions. After a routine medical examination, the 25 - year - old attacker penned a two - ...
Austin Ejide Returns To Israel on Thursday
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria international Austin Ejide will return to Israel on Thursday to begin training with Hapoel Be'er Sheva ahead of Saturday's fixture in the championship against  Hapoel Ramat Gan.While Ejide was on national team duty with the Nigeria selection, coach Elisha Levy preferred Ben Senan in goal. The 30 - year - o...
Taye Taiwo Ready For Bordeaux
Published: February 13, 2013
Ex Marseille wing-back Taye Taiwo has admitted that the Europa League clash with Bordeaux on Thursday night will be difficult. The Nigeria international returned to the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday from Marbella, where Dynamo Kiev had been preparing for the tie against the French team.Taiwo reckons that weather could b...
Brown Ideye Overwhelmed With Emotion
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria striker Brown Ideye in an interview with the official website of Dynamo Kiev says he is delighted to win the African Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles.'' I was overwhelmed with emotion. I am very happy because this is my first trophy with Nigeria. Anyway, this is the first major trophy for me in my entir...
Super Eagles, Officials Rewarded Handsomely By President Jonathan
Published: February 13, 2013
Players and officials of the National Team have been rewarded by sports loving President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan for winning the African Cup of Nations.Speaking at a ceremony to welcome the victorious team from South Africa, President Jonathan announced a cash donation of 10 million Naira t...
Ambrose Made A Mistake On The First Goal - Neil Lennon
Published: February 13, 2013
Scotland giants Glasgow Celtic have a mountain to climb if they are to progress to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League following their 0-3 loss to Juventus .Nigeria international Efe Ambrose surprisingly made the line up despite arriving the United Kingdom on Tuesday morning. And it was his error that led t...
Victor Moses Returns To England
Published: February 12, 2013
Chelsea winger Victor Moses was not amongst the Super Eagles players that arrived the nation's capital Abuja on Tuesday. He left the Johannesburg camp of the National Team on Monday afternoon to his base in the United Kingdom.On his return to England on Tuesday afternoon, Moses tweeted :''Back in England. I had amazing...
Awolowo Stadium To Host Eagles Celebration Bash
Published: February 12, 2013
A private firm who partnered National Sport Commission on Grassroots Sports (NSC) zone 1 on Development, Kayrom Lee has concluded plans to host a get-together for soccer fans in Ibadan in celebration of Nigerian’s Super Eagles’ Nations Cup glory. The party according to the CEO of the firm, Romoke Ayinde bec...
Afcon Glory: Good Omen For Nigerian Sports - Afe Babalola
Published: February 12, 2013
The respected Ibadan based legal luminary, Are Afe Babalola has joined other Nigerians in congratulating the victorious Super Eagles of Nigeria in the recently conclude Africa Cup of Nations held in South Africa.Reacting to the victory to newsmen in his office, the sports philanthropist described Eagles’ victory ...