RoPS Defender Faith Friday Obilor On The Radar Of Bursaspor
Published: July 16, 2015
Finnish - based stopper Faith Friday Obilor, 24, is attracting interest from a Turkish Super Lig club in the summer transfer market.However, RoPS Sporting Director,  Jari Ilola , has disclosed that the suitor Bursaspor have not firmed up their interest by launching an official bid for the central defender.“Y...
Evelyn Nwabuoku Vows Super Falcons Will Qualify For Olympic Games
Published: July 16, 2015
Super Falcons skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku has stated that the team will compensate Nigerians by qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games after missing out on the London even three years ago.29 players, minus Liverpool striker Asisat Oshoala, have been training at the National Stadium ahead of this weekend’s clash agains...
Nwankwo Kanu Canvasses Support For Oliseh, Eulogizes Keshi
Published: July 16, 2015
Nwankwo Kanu has celebrated the appointment of ex Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Sunday Oliseh as the new coach of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation.The ex Arsenal striker also thanked former manager Stephen Keshi for his contribution to the national team before he was shown the exit door.“Congratula...
Daniel Chima On Target For Super League Strugglers Shanghai Shenxin
Published: July 16, 2015
Daniel Chima appears to be a big fish in a small pond at Shanghai Shenxin but his goals have failed to lift the Chinese club off the foot of the Super League table.In the 19th round of matches, the former Molde striker scored his sixth goal of the season in his side’s 2 - 2 draw against Shandong Luneng.Shanghai S...
Chuba Akpom Floating After Netting Hat - trick For Arsenal
Published: July 16, 2015
Chuba Akpom was over the moon after notching a hat - trick in Arsenal’s 4 - 0 win over Singapore XI on Wednesday in their first game of pre - season.The 19 - year - old has stated that his priority now is to break into the starting line-up of The Gunners in the 2015 - 2016 campign, after making 3 cameo appearance...
Kenneth Omeruo Sees Handwriting On The Wall He Is Surplus To Requirements At Chelsea
Published: July 16, 2015
The Chelsea squad departed for their pre  - season tour of North America on Wednesday, with four players of Nigerian descent making Jose Mourinho’s roster.Nigeria internationals John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses were among the 23 players that arrived in Montreal in the evening local time.And joining the experi...
DONE DEAL : Yeni Malatyaspor Snap Up George Akpabio From Chippa United
Published: July 15, 2015
Newly promoted Turkish First League club Yeni Malatyaspor have bolstered their ranks with the signing of George Akpabio from Chippa United. The ex Plateau United star has penned a two - year deal with Yeni Malatyaspor , according to his intermediary, Mohammed Lawal.The 22 - year - old transferred to Ajax Cape Town in ...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Continues Fine Goalscoring Form With Brace Against SC Verl
Published: July 15, 2015
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo netted twice to assist Premiership newcomers Watford defeat SC Verl in a pre  - season friendly on Wednesday.The 26 - year - old ’s first - half goals took his tally in pre - season to 5 goals from 3 matches.Scotland international Ikechi Anya, who is of Nigerian descent, st...
Alex Iwobi Pleased To Play Alongside Chuba Akpom
Published: July 15, 2015
Nigeria target Alex Iwobi was pleased to be named in the starting line - up alongside childhood pal Chuba Akpom for Arsenal’s pre - season clash against Singapore XI, which ended 4 - 0 in favour of the Londoners.Both Iwobi and Akpom started out at Hale End before the later rose through the ranks and was promoted ...
Dickson Etuhu Admits AIK Could Lose Arsenal And Chelsea Target Niclas Eliasson
Published: July 15, 2015
AIK Stockholm midfielder Dickson Etuhu reckons that it will be difficult for the Swedish club to retain the services of teammate Niclas Eliasson, amid interest from the Premier League in England.It has been claimed that a plethora of European teams led by Chelsea and Arsenal are monitoring the situation of Niclas Elias...
Official : Stockport County Strike Terms With Kayode Odejayi
Published: July 15, 2015
With a brief statement posted on their official Twitter account,  Stockport County have announced the signing of former Nigeria international Kayode Odejayi. The financial terms and duration of contract have not been disclosed by the National League North side.Now 33, Odejayi began his professional career with Bri...
Austin Okocha Excited About Arsenal Striker Alex Iwobi Display Against Singapore XI
Published: July 15, 2015
Ex Nigeria skipper Austin Okocha was impressed with the performance of his nephew, Alex Iwobi, in Arsenal’s 4 - 0 defeat of Singapore XI so much so that he took to social media to express his joy.Alex Iwobi lasted 72 minutes on the Singapore National Stadium turf before making way for Jon Toral.“Feeling hea...
Official : Sunday Oliseh Hired As Nigeria Coach For The Next Three Years
Published: July 15, 2015
With a statement on its official website, the Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed the length of contract signed with ex Juventus midfielder Sunday Oliseh, without stating the financial terms.The 40 - year - old has put pen to paper on a three - year deal to manager the Super Eagles, with an option to extend the a...
New Nigeria Coach Oliseh Shuts The Door On Aluko, Akpan, Oshaniwa And Ukoh
Published: July 15, 2015
One of the salient points picked during Wednesday morning’s unveiling of Sunday Oliseh as the new manager of the Super Eagles is a revelation from the ex Juventus midfielder, stating that he will no longer invite players that ply their trade outside the top leagues to the national team.Thus, the likes of Sone Alu...
Kelechi Iheanacho Stars In Man City Win Over Adelaide United
Published: July 15, 2015
Manchester City began their pre - season tour of Australia with a victory against Adelaide United in a scrimmage on Wednesday morning.Coach Manuel Pellegrini handed Nigeria youth international Kelechi Iheanacho a spot in attack alongside Spain younster José ángel Pozo .Iheanacho was lively in attack and w...