Anichebe Would Have Made A Mark In South Africa - Femi Orenuga
Published: February 05, 2013
Former Everton starlet Femi Orenuga is delighted with the progress of Nigeria international Victor Anichebe this season and wishes he was in the Nigeria squad campaigning for honors at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.'' It was great to see him get on the score-sheet for the 3-3 draw with Aston Villa on Saturday. Vic...
Dele Adeleye Undergoing Trials With Kuban Krasnodar
Published: February 05, 2013
About three months ago, Nigeria international Dele Adeleye unilaterally terminated his contract with Ukrainian Premier League club Tavriya. Since then,  the defender has been searching for a club with limited success. 24 - year-old Adeleye has been in Russia for the past two weeks undergoing trials with Kuban Kras...
Marshal Johnson Eyes Cup Success With Honved Budapest
Published: February 04, 2013
A groin injury had kept Hungary based midfielder Marshal Johnson on the sidelines for two months. And this limited his appearances in the championship to only 11 games.Ahead of the resumption of the championship in the first week of March, Johnson,a former Nigeria B international, wants to battle his way into the first...
'Injured' Michael Eneramo Nets Brace Against Fenerbahce
Published: February 04, 2013
Sivasspor eased their relegation worries with a surprise 1 - 2 away victory over Istanbul giants Fenerbahçe on Sunday in the 20th round of matches in the Super League.Out-of-favor Nigeria international Michael Eneramo notched a brace for Sivasspor, including a late winner on the dot of 90 minutes.''It was a chal...
Peter Ijeh Confirms Interest From Ljungskile
Published: February 04, 2013
Fotbolltransfers.com recently revealed that Peter Ijeh is on the wishlist of  Ljungskile SK. Indeed, the experienced striker has confirmed that he is wanted by the Swedish second - tier club.Ijeh has been a free agent after he was released by GAIS two months before the end of his contract. ''I'm meeting Ljungskile...
Much Ado About Nurudeen Orelesi
Published: February 04, 2013
Former Nigeria youth - teamer Nurudeen Orelesi tested with Jahn Regensburg just before the close of the transfer window.Though he impressed the management of the relegation threatened 2 Bundesliga club at the end of trials, Skënderbeu Korçë failed to reach an agreement with the German club on a transfe...
Exclusive: Rizespor Terminate Uche Kalu's Contract
Published: February 04, 2013
Rizespor have mutually parted company with the Nigeria internationalist Uche Kalu, five months after he joined the Turkish club from Nigeria heavyweights Enyimba of Aba.It would be recalled that 25 - year - old Kalu was one of the candidates to make the Super Eagles 23 - man African Nations Cup roster. But the striker ...
Salamon Kalou Redeems Pledge To Mikel
Published: February 04, 2013
Lille striker Salomon Kalou has redeemed the sum of US$5,000 wager to Mikel Obi after the Eagles 2-1 victory over the Ivory Coast on Sunday in the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup.The ex Chelsea player had placed a bet with Mikel pledging to score one of the goals that will knock Nigeria out of the ongoing tou...
Popov Apologizes To West Brom Fans Through Odemwingie
Published: February 03, 2013
West Brom defender Goran Popov has apologized to the fans following his dismissal in Sunday's 0-1 home loss to Tottenham Hotspur. The Macedonia international, who was sent off in the 48th minute, has no Twitter account so he had to pass the message through striker Peter Odemwingie. ''Just had Popov the Albion man on ph...
Nasarawa United Disappoint Peruvians
Published: February 03, 2013
In front of 20,000 spectators at the Estadio Monumental on Saturday, Nigeria Premier League new-boys Nasarawa United fell 0-2 to Peru powerhouse Club Universitario de Deportes.In his post match comments, Club Universitario de Deportes gaffer Angel Comizzo voiced his displeasure with the poor performance of the Nigerian...
Stephen Keshi : We Were Tactically Disciplined
Published: February 03, 2013
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has commented on the Super Eagles 2-1 win over Ivory Coast. The ex New Nigeria Bank libero has praised the fighting spirit of his charges against the bookies favorites.''I know the mentality of my players, their level of concentration, and I knew they could do it. My players were disciplined...
Sunday Express Delivery Sends Nigeria To Afcon Semi-Finals
Published: February 03, 2013
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have confirmed their status as favorites to win next weekend's African Cup of Nations final after a 2-1 win over Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals of the tourney.Emmanuel Emenike's scorcher off a pass from Mikel Obi gave Nigeria the lead in the 43rd minute. And the 1- 0 scoreline remained&nb...
Ezekiel Henry Scores Brilliant Goal For AC Milan
Published: February 03, 2013
Nigerian youngster Ezekiel Henry posted a man-of-the-match display for AC Milan as the Primavera won 3-1 away to Varese on Saturday.The young Rossoneri had gone ahead two minutes into the game through a spot kick converted by Adrea Ganz. Henry however increased the lead in the 7th minute when he took the ball in their ...
Michael Chidi Alozie Begins Test With Polonia Warsaw
Published: February 03, 2013
Nigerian striker Michael Chidi Alozie is in Turkey undergoing trials with Polonia Warsaw, the official website of the Polish Premier League side reported on Sunday.Currently on the payroll of Ukrainian club PFC Sevastopol, Alozie has a chance to impress coach of Polonia, Piotr Stokowiec beginning from today's exhibitio...
Lukman Haruna Defends Red Card Incident
Published: February 03, 2013
 Nigerian midfielder Lukman Haruna has commented on his altercation with Lassana Diarra in the exhibition game between Dynamo Kiev and Anzhi  Makhachkala (2-2).In Saturday's training match held in Spain, both players - Haruna and Lass - were dismissed by the referee after 45 minutes.''Sometimes we get on the ...