Emenike, Moses Did Not Train With Group
Published: February 08, 2013
Ahead of the African Cup of Nations decider against Burkina Faso, two of Super Eagles first choice strikers Emmanuel Emenike and Victor Moses are racing against the clock to be fit for the final.Emenike and Moses did not train with the total group on Friday. The Spartak Moscow ace did not appear in training. On the oth...
Afcon Final Not Live On Terrestrial Television
Published: February 08, 2013
Contrary to earlier reports, the Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria, BON, will not air on local television the final match of the African Cup of Nations between the Super Eagles and Stallions.The Associated Press citing a top official of BON is reporting that the match will not be shown on terrestrial television as a...
Ugo Ukah Tips Nigeria To Win Afcon
Published: February 08, 2013
Jagiellonia Biaƅ‚ystok central defender Ugo Ukah has shared his thoughts and impressions on the final match at the African Cup of Nations between Nigeria and Burkina Faso.Ukah, who has one cap for the Nigeria selection, is optimistic the Super Eagles can win their third trophy on Sunday due to the offensive personnel ...
Jonathan Pitroipa Will Play Final - CAF
Published: February 08, 2013
Burkina Faso winger Jonathan Pitroipa has been cleared by tournament's organizers CAF to participate in Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Nigeria.Recall that the Rennes player was unjustly expelled by Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi in the semi - final tie against the Black Stars for simulation. The controversi...
Official:Peter Odemwingie Disciplined By West Brom
Published: February 08, 2013
Albion have taken disciplinary action against Peter Odemwingie in respect of his conduct over the past fortnight. Odemwingie has accepted his punishment. He will now resume full training with his team-mates and is available for first-team selection.Peter Odemwingie said: “I understand how my actions have been vie...
Yobo Wants To Emulate Eagles Class Of 94 By Winning Afcon
Published: February 08, 2013
Non - playing Super Eagles skipper Joseph Yobo says the current squad wants to emulate the class of 1994 by winning the eagerly anticipated African Cup of Nations final on Sunday against Burkina Faso. ''First of all, we have a lot of respect for the guys who won this competition in 1994, they are heroes back home. We c...
Exclusive - Nurudeen Orelesi: FC Kryvbas Offered Me A Two - Year Contract
Published: February 08, 2013
Finally, former Nigeria youth - teamer and Skënderbeu Korçë midfielder Nurudeen Orelesi has chosen to break his silence to allnigeriasoccer.com since reports surfaced in Albania that he was rebelling at the Super League champions following their failure to sanction his transfer to FC Kryvbas, Ukraine.A...
Spartak Coach Valery Karpin: No Plan To Sell Emenike
Published: February 08, 2013
Head Coach of Spartak Moscow Valery Karpin has told the press in Russia that the club has no plans to sell Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike, who is logically in high demand as a result of his exploits at the African Cup of Nations.''There is no such plan to sell Emenike. I think it's wrong to sell the player who last ...
Emmanuel Emenike Banking On Fans Support
Published: February 08, 2013
Spartak Moscow striker Emmanuel Emenike is banking on the support of thousands of Nigerian citizens in South Africa to propel the Super Eagles to victory in Sunday's African Cup of Nations final with Burkina Faso.''We came to South Africa with high hopes. I am happy to find here many compatriots who support us in all o...
Nigerians To Watch Afcon Final On Terrestrial Television
Published: February 08, 2013
Nigerians will watch the final game of the African Cup of Nations this Sunday on terrestrial television, the online edition of Soccer Star is reporting on its website. Majority of followers of the Super Eagles back home have been denied the opportunity of watching the team's matches at the ongoing tourney after the Bro...
Christian Obodo Begins Training With Dinamo Minsk
Published: February 07, 2013
As reported by the official website of Dinamo Minsk,dinamo-minsk.by,  Nigeria international Christian Obodo arrived the training camp of the Belarusian club in Turkey on Thursday.Christian Obodo is training with other potential winter reinforcements. If the central midfielder proves his fitness to the technical be...
Official: Chidi Omeje Returns To Dalkurd
Published: February 07, 2013
At the end of the 2012 campaign, Chidi Omeje revealed that he won't be extending his contract with Swedish club Dalkurd.The Nigerian wanted to take the next step in his career and discussed with some unnamed clubs in the Premier League and the Danish second league.But the 22-year-old has made a complete U - turn and wi...
Victor Moses In Race Against Time To Be Fit For Final
Published: February 07, 2013
22-year-old Chelsea winger Victor Moses could not complete the semi-final tie against Mali after badly spraining his ankle. On Thursday, Moses was seen limping at the Durban Airport just before the Eagles boarded the plane to Johannesburg, venue of the final match.Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi is optimistic that Moses w...
Burkina Faso Manager Paul Put Says Nigeria Are Favourites
Published: February 07, 2013
Burkina Faso qualified for their first African Cup of Nations final after upsetting Ghana on Wednesday. Now, the Belgian manager of the Stallions Paul Put has admitted that the Super Eagles, who will be playing in their seventh finals, are favorites to win their third laurel on Sunday in Johannesburg.Belgiumsoccer.be q...
Exclusive - Michael Sommer Reveals Bayer Leverkusen Won't Move For Sunday Mba
Published: February 07, 2013
Reports at home suggest Warri Wolves offensive player Sunday Mba, who has been impressive for the Super Eagles at the African Cup of Nations, is wanted by 2002 Champions League finalists Bayer Leverkusen.Very influential German sports administrator, Michael Sommer has commented on the possibility of Mba joining Bayer L...