Odion Ighalo, John Ogu And Steve Ukoh Are Early Birds In Camp
Published: June 03, 2015
Ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifier next weekend, the Super Eagles have been boosted by the arrival of three foreign - based professionals.Watford striker Odion Ighalo, in - form Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder John Ogu and ex Switzerland youth - teamer Steve Ukoh arrived in Abuja on Tuesday, the Nigeria Footbal...
Season Five of MTN Football Scholar Begins Next Month
Published: June 03, 2015
Season Five of the MTN Football Scholar youth soccer camp will begin next month in Lagos and Abuja.The program which was launched in September of 2011 with much fanfare provides a platform for Nigeria’s best student athletes/soccer players that are academically sound to earn scholarships to American universities....
Jose Mourinho Pleased With Performance Of Obi Mikel Against Sydney FC
Published: June 02, 2015
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho says he is impressed with the attitude of the senior players, including  John Obi Mikel, that accompanied the squad for a post - season tour of Thailand and Australia. The Nigeria international participated in both friendlies against Thailand All - Stars in Bangkok and Sydney FC&nb...
Official : Hapoel Beer Sheva Confirm Excellent John Ogu Has Signed Fresh Deal
Published: June 02, 2015
Hapoel Beer Sheva have confirmed that John Ogu , 27, has extended his contract for four more seasons.According to reports in Israel, the Nigeria international had wanted to leave the club at the end of this season before he was persuaded to remain at the capital of the Negev. Last summer, the ex Almeria man penned a 1 ...
Austin Ejide Announces Departure From Hapoel Beer Sheva And Insists It Was Not About Money
Published: June 02, 2015
Nigeria goalkeeper Austin Ejide has announced his departure from Hapoel Beer Sheva, three years after he joined The Camels from Hapoel Petah Tikva. The shot - stopper has insisted that he did not sign a new deal with Hapoel Beer Sheva because he was not in the plans of the new coach for next season, shooting down sugge...
Samuel Etoo Gives Advice To Young AC Milan Striker Henty Ezekiel
Published: June 02, 2015
Cameroonian superstar Samuel Eto’o has given advice to AC Milan striker Henty Ezekiel on what it takes to succeed at the highest level. The young Nigerian player was pleased to meet the Sampdoria forward at the airport in Milan on Monday.“Like every top player,  Eto’o advised me to always remain ...
Chuba Akpom Backing England To Beat Mexico At Toulon Tournament
Published: June 02, 2015
Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom is backing the England Under 20s squad to beat Mexico in their final group fixture at the ongoing Toulon Tournament in France. With four points in their kitty from the first two games against Morocco and Ivory Coast, the Anglo - Nigerian hopes they can get a good result against Mexico on Wed...
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 : ...