Crystal Palace Manager Plays Down Interest In Odemwingie
Published: February 07, 2013
Crystal Palace coach Ian Holloway has played down reports linking the club with a move for the Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie. It had been previously reported that Odemwingie will arrive the London club on loan for the remainder of the season, and then sign a permanent contract in the summer.''I haven't got a c...
Jonathan Pitroipa Not Ruling Himself Out Of Final
Published: February 07, 2013
Burkina Faso sensation Jonathan Pitroipa has not ruled himself out of Sunday's Afcon final against Nigeria despite being sent off by referee Slim Jdidi against Ghana on Wednesday.Pitroipa, who is unarguably the Stallions biggest attacking threat, took the walk of shame in the 117th minute after he received a second yel...
Alaiya Allays Fears On Emenike Injury
Published: February 07, 2013
Ben Alaiya, spokesman of the Super Eagles, has played down speculations that Emmanuel Emenike is injured and may not be available for Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso. Earlier, there were fears that the Spartak Moscow ace had pulled his hamstring after he struck a shot in the 87th minute of ye...
Victor Obinna Defends Peter Odemwingie In Transfer Saga
Published: February 07, 2013
Lokomotiv Moscow striker Victor Obinna has told Russian media that he is in touch with Peter Odemwingie. The ex Inter Milan player also commented on Odemwingie's recent problems with coach Stephen Keshi and West Brom. ''Trust me, he is loved in the national team. Coach Stephen Keshi was constantly inviting Peter. And a...
Done: Obiora Nwankwo Agrees Loan Move To CFR Cluj
Published: February 07, 2013
Parma central midfielder Obiora Nwankwo has joined Romanian champions CFR 1907 Cluj on loan for the remainder of the season, with the club having the option to purchase him outright at the end of the 2012-2013 campaign.The 21 - year - old was the subject of interest from teams in Turkey (Bursaspor)and Italy (Cesena) bu...
Kenneth Omeruo Declines Association of Nigerian Prostitutes Offer
Published: February 06, 2013
ADO Den Haag youngster Kenneth Omeruo has reacted to statements credited to the Association of Nigerian Prostitutes' national secretary Jessica Elvis, who has promised Nigerians one week of free sex if the Super Eagles win Sunday's Afcon final against Burkina Faso.Omroepwest.nl with reference to the Radio Program Studi...
Nurudeen Orelesi Left Out Of Squad For League Restart
Published: February 06, 2013
Albanian league leaders Skënderbeu Korçë are likely to be without the services of Nurudeen Orelesi for Friday's game in the championship against Oshobe Oladele's Vllaznia Shkodër, coach Mirel Josa has hinted.Recall that Orelesi is rebelling with the leadership of  Skënderbeu Korç&...
Stephen Keshi: My Goal Was to Put Smile On Nigerians
Published: February 06, 2013
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has commented on the Eagles 4-1 hammering of Mali in the semi -finals of the African Nations Cup on Wednesday in Durban.In naming his squad for the tournament, Keshi said he left out some of the senior players because he wanted team players.''Nigerians have waited a long time for this moment...
Arsenal, Liverpool Chase Emmanuel Emenike
Published: February 06, 2013
Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike has played down reports linking him with a move to the English Premier League in the summer. It is an open secret that scouts of top clubs in England are represented at the ongoing African Cup of Nations tournament in South Africa searching for talents.According to British sources...
Super Eagles Cruise Into Afcon Final
Published: February 06, 2013
Nigeria continue to impress and has qualified for her seventh African Cup of Nations final after defeating West African rivals Mali 4 - 1 (3 - 0) in a one-sided game at the the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. The Eagles got the curtain raiser through an unlikely source. In the 25th minute, after some brilliant piece o...
Kolo Toure Tips Nigeria To Win Afcon
Published: February 06, 2013
Interviewed by goal.com, Ivorian international Kolo Toure has tipped Nigeria to overcome Mali and progress to the final of the African Nations Cup.''Nigeria were stronger than us. I am expecting them to win all of their remaining games in the tournament. I mean, they are two steps away from lifting this trophy.''Stephe...
Keshi Names Starting Eleven For Mali Test
Published: February 06, 2013
Super Eagles gaffer Stephen Keshi has kept faith with the same starting eleven that defeated nailed on pre-tournament favourites Ivory Coast 2-1  last weekend to qualify for the semi-finals of the competition, where they face Mali in a few hours time.It means skipper Joseph Yobo, Norway based midfielder Fegor Ogud...
Official: Seyi Olajengbesi Pens One - And -A - Half Year Contract With SV Sandhausen
Published: February 06, 2013
After five years defending the colors of Alemannia Aachen, experienced Nigerian center back Seyi Olajengbesi signed a one - and - a - half - year contract with Germany third - tier side SV Sandhausen hours before the close of the winter transfer market.Manager Hans-Jürgen Boysen is delighted with the acquisition o...
West Ham forward Modibo Maiga Talks Tough Ahead Of Durban Battle
Published: February 06, 2013
Ahead of Mali's semi-final meeting with the Super Eagles, who are logically the tournament favorites after defeating Ivory Coast in last weekend's quarter-final, the players of the Mali National Team have been reviewing the game with the press in their homeland. ''We thought of the Ivory Coast , but it is Nigeria that ...
Nwankwo Kanu: We Must Rise To The Occasion Against Mali
Published: February 06, 2013
Former captain of the Super Eagles Nwankwo Kanu is in South Africa cheering the Nigeria selection. He represented the national team in five editions of Africa's showpiece football event, the Cup of Nations.The ex Arsenal striker says he is impressed with the performance of the Super Eagles at the ongoing tourney in Sou...