Super Eagles Continue To Make Progress In Fifa Ranking
Published: August 14, 2014
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday morning published its latest ranking of National Teams.Compared to their position the previous month, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have climbed one place, and now occupy the 33rd position. In the continental ranking, the African champions retained their third position.Algeria, ...
Falconets Advance To Quarterfinals Of Under 20 World Cup
Published: August 14, 2014
The Falconets advanced to the last eight of the ongoing Fifa Women’s World Cup on the back of their 2 - 1 win over the England Ladies on Wednesday night.Loveth Ayila and Asisat Oshoala scored the goals either side of the half that guaranteed qualification for the Africa powerhouse while Parris gave the Europ...
Harmony Ikande Makes Official Debut For Hapoel Tel Aviv
Published: August 14, 2014
Former Nigeria youth - teamer Harmony Ikande made his official debut for Hapoel Tel Aviv as the capital team drew goalless with Hapoel Raanana in the Toto Cup on Wednesday evening.The midfielder, who was acquired as a free agent, was on parade at the Bloomfield Stadium for 90 minutes.Hapoel Raanana talisman in attack, ...
Ahmed Musa Stars As CSKA Moscow Set Premier League Record
Published: August 14, 2014
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa featured in CSKA Moscow’s 1 - 0 win over Terek Grozny in the third round of games in the Russian Premier League.The victory was the Muscovites 13th successive win in the topflight, dating back to March 15 when they defeated Zenith St Petersburg 1 - 0, a record in the Premier Leagu...
Official : Emenike Joins Edet At Naxxar Lions
Published: August 13, 2014
Maltese Premier League side Naxxar Lions have secured the signature of  Mbachu Uchenna Emenike on a one - season deal.25 - year - old Mbachu Emenike mutually terminated his contract with Finland Cup winners RoPS at the end of last month due to his lack of first team opportunities.He had attracted interest from clu...
Aaron Samuel Says Guangzhou R&F Hardwork Has Paid Off
Published: August 13, 2014
Speaking after Guangzhou R&F’s win over Beijing Guoan on Wednesday, young Nigerian striker Aaron Samuel says he has no objection with the decision of manager Sven-Göran Eriksson to start him from the bench in recent matches.The former Sarpsborg 08 ace netted his second goal for his new Chinese club in th...
CAF Might Reschedule Eagles Clash With Rwanda Due To Ebola Virus
Published: August 13, 2014
Because of the Ebola virus, the Confederation of African Football has considered the possibility of rescheduling the African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between Nigeria and Rwanda fixed for Saturday, September 6 in Calabar.According to respected France based sports daily L’Equipe, until September 15, footba...
Metalist Kharkiv Pass Up Chance To Sign Emmanuel Okoduwa
Published: August 13, 2014
Metalist Kharkiv have passed up the chance to sign free agent Emmanuel Okoduwa, after earlier reports suggested an imminent shift. Sport.com.ua says the experienced striker trained with the Ukrainian Premier League club for one day, but a contract was not offered to him mainly because he was lacking matching fitness.Th...
Fifa To Clear Kehinde Fatai For Romania
Published: August 13, 2014
The Romanian Federation are still battling to have Kehinde Fatai play for their National Team ahead of the start of the European Championship qualifiers. In normal conditions, it takes at least eight years before the Astra Giurgiu ace is granted the citizenship of the Eastern European country.However, Fatai  does ...
Solomonson Izuchukwuka Keeps Kukesi Waiting
Published: August 13, 2014
With less than nine days before the resumption of the Albanian Superliga, the future of Solomonson Izuchukwuka is still up in the air.Having represented Kukesi in the second half of last season, the club are hopeful he will prolong his stay at least for the next one year, but the Nigerian has been dilly-dallying on the...
Metalist Kharkiv On The Verge Of Announcing Emmanuel Okoduwa Deal
Published: August 12, 2014
Nigerian striker Emmanuel Okoduwa may continue his career in a championship he is accustomed to - the Ukrainian Premier League. Sport.ua says the 30 - year - old is in advanced talks with Metalist regarding a switch, and will start practicing with the Kharkiv based side as from Wednesday.Last February, the one - ...
Red Star Belgrade Loanee Ifeanyi Onyilo Targets League Title With Ermis
Published: August 12, 2014
Ifeanyi Onyilo completed his season - long loan move to Ermis of the Cypriot First Division on Monday after successfully passing a medical examination.The attacker has stated that the ambitions of Ermis match his own, and that convinced him to join the club, who were the surprise package in the league last term, thanks...
Official : Hakeem Araba Signs On The Dotted Line For Panthrakikos
Published: August 12, 2014
Through a statement on the official webpage, Panthrakikos have announced the signing of Hakeem Araba on undisclosed terms.The 23 - year - old joins the Greek club after a very brief stint with Ermis, whom he represented in the third qualifying round of the Europa League last month.Hakeem Araba turned out for seve...
Victor Moses Hoping For Chelsea Lifeline
Published: August 12, 2014
Victor Moses is hoping to force his way into Chelsea after an unfortunate loan spell at Liverpool last season.The 23-year-old winger was loaned out to Liverpool last season, but he failed to cement his place at Anfield where he made 19 appearance in all competitions and started on six occasions in the Premiership. &nbs...
Oshaniwa, Bello To Start Against Hapoel Beer Sheva
Published: August 12, 2014
Juwon Oshaniwa, 23, has been given a lifeline in his bid to earn a place in the starting lineup of MS Ashdod.The Israeli club have plans to sell the defender to an interested suitor before the end of the transfer market, but should he remain at the club, it is unlikely he will be the first pick at left back.Ahead of th...