Sammy Showers Praise On Big Brother, Shola Ameobi
Published: May 23, 2014
Newcastle United forward Sammy Ameobi, 22, has showered praise on his own brother, Shola, for being the perfect role model to him.On Friday, it was confirmed that the Nigeria international will depart St James Park after 14 years at the club, with his contract set to officially expire this summer.“He’s all ...
Ghana, Togo, Cameroon, Ivory Coast Storm Ogun For Frenage International Tourney
Published: May 23, 2014
Ibadan based Frenage Soccer Academy, A Square Sports International and Ogun State Football Association have joined hands to organize maiden Under-13/Under-16 International Soccer Tourney tagged ‘Ogun Unity Cup’.Ghana, Togo, Cameroon and Cote d’voire will storm Ogun for the Frenage Intl Tourney in a ...
Chigozie Obasi Off To Spain For Deportivo La Coruna Test
Published: May 23, 2014
Nigeria youth - teamer Chigozie Obasi picked up his visa last Friday from the Spanish embassy, and will depart Lagos today with his agent, Oliver Noah to Spain, where he has been scheduled to test and have a medical with Deportivo La Coruna.Initially, the Segunda Division outfit had planned to run the rule over the soo...
Isaac Success To Miss Tanzania Game
Published: May 23, 2014
Granada forward Isaac Success will be conspicuously missing from the starting lineup when the Flying Eagles square off with Tanzania in the return leg of the African Youth Championship qualifiers.The Andalusian outfit has not sanctioned his departure from Spain, and thus, the 18 - year - old will miss the game at the A...
World Cup : Soon To Be 21 Years Old, Ross Barkley Handed No 21 Shirt
Published: May 23, 2014
The England Federation has confirmed the shirt numbers for the upcoming World Cup where the Three Lions are pitted in the same group as Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica.Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Ross Barkley will sport the number 21 jersey while Wayne Rooney gets to keep his number 10 shirt. The highly rated Everton sta...
Abdulwaheed Afolabi Makes Cameo Appearance As Gabala Lose Cup Final
Published: May 23, 2014
Former Flying Eagles striker Abdulwaheed Afolabi waited until the second half of extra time before his introduction in the final of the Azerbaijan Cup between his team Gabala and Neftci.Normal and extra time failed to produce a winner, with the scoreline reading 1 - 1, thus, a penalty shootout had to decide the outcome...
Philadelphia Union Defender, Amobi Okugo Relishing Contest With Robbie Keane
Published: May 23, 2014
Philadelphia Union stand in skipper, Amobi Okugo is relishing the confrontation with Republic of Ireland international, Robbie Keane ahead of the meeting with LA Galaxy in the MLS on Sunday.The central defender cum defensive midfielder must redouble his efforts in the clash with the experienced forward, who has netted ...
Kettering Town Star, Dubi Ogbonna Says He Had A Successful Season
Published: May 22, 2014
With 32 goals in all competitions , Kettering Town striker Dubi Ogbonna has every right to score himself high marks looking back at his performances this past season. Born in Enugu, Eastern Nigeria, the 22 - year - old broke St. Ives Town hearts when he dumped the club and penned a two - year deal with their Southern L...
AYG: Nigeria Opens With Victory
Published: May 22, 2014
The Nigeria National Under 15 team on Thursday defeated host Botswana 2-0 in the opening game of the football event at the 2014 Africa Youth Games in Gaborone, Botswana.Two strikes from supporting striker Nasifi Yahaya, in the 4th and 90th minutes of the game ensured that the coach Danladi Nasidi led side silenced the ...
Supreme Court FC Unveil New Technical Adviser
Published: May 22, 2014
Less than 48 hours to the first match in the second stanza of the Nigeria National League (NNL), Supreme Court FC of Abuja have unveiled their new technical Adviser, Fatai Osho with a charge to improve on the club’s overall performance.At the unveiling ceremony in Abuja on Thursday, General Manager Mr Tolulope Og...
Much-Coveted Striker, Tony Nwakaeme Happy With Debut Season In Israel
Published: May 22, 2014
Hapoel Ra’anana attacker Tony Nwakaeme has commented on speculations linking him with most of the big teams in Israel in the summer transfer window. As things stand, State Cup winners Ironi Kiryat Shmona are ahead of Maccabi Haifa and Hapoel Beer Sheva in the struggle for his signature, and the favourites are now...
Reuben Gabriel Scores Stunner In Charity Game Organized By Efe Ambrose
Published: May 22, 2014
Kilmarnock reject Reuben Gabriel scored a 25 - yard stunner at a Charity Game organized by Celtic defender Efe Ambrose staged at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Tuesday.Friends of Efe defeated Highlanders FC, an amateur team owned by Efe’s godfather Alhaji Sabo Babayaro, 4 - 1, with Reuben’s strike the highligh...
Vincent Enyeama Tips Nigeria To Qualify For World Cup Semis
Published: May 22, 2014
Speaking to the official website of Fifa, Vincent Enyeama, the deputy Super Eagles skipper, has predicted that Nigeria will become the first African country in history to advance to the semifinals of the World Cup.Before the showpiece event in Brazil, African countries - Cameroon, Senegal and Ghana in that order - have...
Peter Utaka Breaks Seven - Month Goal Drought
Published: May 21, 2014
Out - of - favour Super Eagles attacker Peter Utaka broke his seven - month goal drought in the Chinese Super League in the 13th round of matches as Beijing Guoan thrashed Hangzhou 4 - 0 on Wednesday.The 30 - year - old came off the bench in the 63rd minute, and two minutes later netted his first goal of the season.His...
Segun Owobowale Stars For Holland, As England Win Euro Under 17s
Published: May 21, 2014
ADO Den Haag left winger Segun Owobowale lasted the entire duration as Holland surprisingly failed to win the UEFA Under 17 Championship on Wednesday after losing on penalties to England in the final .After regulation time ended 1 - 1, the game had to be decided by the lottery of penalty shootouts, and the Young Lions ...