Angelo Ogbonna Calls For Focus Ahead Of Benfica Tie
Published: April 20, 2014
Juventus need 5 more points from their remaining 4 games to be assured of retaining the Serie A title they have won 29 times in the past.The Old Lady were highly favored to do well in the Champions League but failed to advance to the knock out rounds and had to drop down to the Europa League after their elimination.Ahe...
William Oluremi John Happy With Team Performance Against Khazar Lankaran
Published: April 20, 2014
Azerbaijani Premier League outfit AZAL are still battling to avoid the drop with only five rounds before the end of this season.On Sunday, they could only manage a 1 - 1 draw against Khazar Lankaran, with in - form Nigerian attacking midfielder William Oluremi John scoring the equalizer in the 34th minute.“It was...
Emmanuel Emenike Back In Fenerbahce Starting Lineup
Published: April 20, 2014
Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike has been reinstated in the Fenerbahce lineup for the showdown with Istanbul rivals Besiktas on Sunday afternoon, a game which corresponds to the 30th round of matches in the Super Lig.Recall that the 26 - year - old attacker did not feature in the Yellow Canaries last match agains...
Supreme Court Gaffer Believes Top Flight Target Not Over
Published: April 20, 2014
Despite failing to pick maximum points against perennial rivals TEAP FC of Abuja, Head Coach of Supreme Court FC Henry Haggai has declared that his target of leading his side to clinch top of the league summit at the end of the current season has not been dashed.Speaking moments after his team was shocked to 0-1 loss a...
Brown Ideye Approves Firing Of Oleg Blokhin
Published: April 20, 2014
Dynamo Kiev striker Brown Ideye has insisted that the club did the right thing by firing Oleg Blokhin after a dismal run of results culminating in the 2 - 0 home loss to Shakhtar Donetsk this past Wednesday.The fact is the Nigeria international saw his first team opportunities limited this season, with Blokhin starting...
Injured Austin Ejide REFUSES To Sit On The Bench
Published: April 20, 2014
After complaining of a back problem for most past of last week, Austin Ejide failed to make his 31st appearance in the Premier League as Hapoel Beer Sheva took on fifth on the table Maccabi Haifa.The Nigeria international was supposed to be included in the 18 - man roster but he strongly rejected the offer from manager...
Tony Nwakaeme Delighted With Win Over Bnei Yehuda
Published: April 19, 2014
Nigerian striker Tony Nwakaeme was overjoyed after netting his fifth goal in the Israeli Premier League as Hapoel Raanana defeated Bnei Yehuda featuring Dele Aiyenugba 3 - 1 on Saturday.With the scoreline reading 2 - 1, Bnei Yehuda were threatening a comeback until Nwakame extinguished their hopes with a goal in the 76...
Shola Ameobi Breaks 16 - Month Goal Drought
Published: April 19, 2014
Newcastle United suffered their fifth consecutive defeat in the Premier League, losing 2 - 1 at home to Swansea City in their 35th game of the season. Evergreen Nigeria international Shola Ameobi put the Magpies noses in front in the 23rd minute, his first strike in the topflight since December 2012.Ivory Coast Nationa...
Paul Ezemenyiba Warns Warri Wolves Ahead Of Delta State Federation Cup Clash
Published: April 19, 2014
Grassroots club Iwere FC have advanced to the third round of the Delta State Federation Cup following their 6 - 4 victory on penalties over Soccer ABC FC on Saturday at the Ogwashi - Uku Stadium.Regulation time had ended 1 - 1 before the outcome of the meeting was decided on the lottery of spot kicks.Paul Ezemenyiba, o...
Gbenga Arokoyo Speaks Out : Referees Are Targeting Me In Sweden Because Of My Skin
Published: April 19, 2014
Gbenga Arokoyo was one of the poster boys of the famous Kwara Football Academy before he turned professional.Courted by the likes of FC Twente ( Holland), FK Qabala (Azerbaijan), he finally settled for Mjallby, signing a two - and - a - half year deal with the Hällevik based Swedish club in 2012.But he might be re...
Grieving Conor Okus Pays Tribute To Ex West Ham Teammate Dylan Tombides
Published: April 19, 2014
Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Conor Okus is now experiencing grief following the death of his friend and West Ham striker Dylan Tombides. 20 - year - old Dylan Tombides, an Australian youth international, passed away on Good Friday after spending the last three years battling with cancer.“I did play with Dylan in t...
Crewe Alexandra Striker, Uche Ikpeazu Urges Teammates To Maintain Momentum
Published: April 19, 2014
League One strugglers Crewe Alexandra earned themselves a vital victory away at Shrewsbury with Anglo - Nigerian forward Uche Ikpeazu registering his fourth goal of the season for the Railwaymen.Going into the last stretch of the season, Ikpeazu, who is on loan at Crewe Alexandra till the end of the season, is urging h...
Disciplined Joseph Yobo Out For At Least One Week
Published: April 19, 2014
Nigeria skipper Joseph Yobo will spend at least the next one week on the sidelines, Norwich City gaffer Neil Adams has stated through the official channel. For the past two weeks, the experienced defender has been struggling with a calf complaint which made him sit out the last Premier League fixture against Fulham.And...
Exclusive: Nothing Is Signed But Enyimba CEO Confident Of Landing Sani Kaita
Published: April 18, 2014
Out - of - favour Nigeria international Sani Kaita is on the brink of signing a contract with Enyimba of Aba.The 27 - year - old midfielder is in advanced talks with the leadership of the six - time Nigeria champions.“Sani Kaita is now a player of Enyimba. I won’t be able to reveal the duration of the contr...
Supreme Court Squad Set To Pass Judgment On TEAP
Published: April 18, 2014
As week 11 matches of the Nigeria National League (NNL) get underway this weekend, Supreme Court FC of Abuja will hope to garner more points when they confront another Abuja-based side, TEAP FC on Saturday.Both teams were on song last weekend after posting needed victories in their respective matches at home. While Sup...