Stephen Keshi Admits Odemwingie Had Bad Day At The Office
Published: June 05, 2014
Stephen Keshi has admitted that Stoke City forward Peter Odemwingie had an off day against Greece at PPL Park (Chester, Pennsylvania) in the Super Eagles penultimate practice game prior to the World Cup.Only African Cup of Nations goleador, Emmanuel Emenike, had scored more international goals than Odemwingie in the st...
Etoile Sahel Snatched Moses Orkuma From Under Zamalek Noses
Published: June 04, 2014
The Nigerian edition of Soccer Laduma has been digging to find out more about the transfer of former Flying Eagles star Moses Orkuma to Etoile Sportive du Sahel on a four - year deal. And the website writes that the Tunisian side snatched the 19 - year - old midfielder from under the noses of other Arabian team...
Fenerbahce President Warns English Clubs Emenike Is NOT For Sale
Published: June 04, 2014
Fenerbahce attacker Emmanuel Emenike is being linked with several Premiership teams ahead of the re - opening of the transfer window. The Nigeria international has gone on to distance himself from the reports, insisting that there has not been any contact whatsoever with Manchester City, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur.F...
Olawale Isiaka Eyes Taraba United Scalp
Published: June 04, 2014
Dolphins midfielder Olawale Isiaka has warned Glo Premier League newcomers Taraba United that they are targeting three points when both teams clash on Wednesday afternoon in Port Harcourt.Going into the fixture at the Liberation Stadium, Dolphins have one point less than the Jalingo based side, who have 25 points in th...
Chievo Verona Working On Deal To Sign Victor Obinna On Loan
Published: June 04, 2014
According to reporting by Il Corriere di Verona, Chievo Verona have not thrown in the towel in their bid to sign Nigeria international Victor Obinna, 27. The winger cum attacker arrived the Serie A side on loan in the January transfer window from Lokomotiv Moscow, and that agreement is officially set to end on June 30,...
Super Eagles Fail To Breach Greece Defense, Play Fourth Consecutive Draw
Published: June 04, 2014
Africa powerhouse Nigeria played a goalless draw with 2004 European champions Greece at PPL Park (Chester, Pennsylvania) in their fourth tune - up game ahead of the World Cup which begins in Brazil next week.Just like the previous exhibition matches against Italy, Mexico and Scotland, the Super Eagles did not do enough...
Official : Flying Eagles Midfielder Moses Orkuma Agrees Four - Year Deal With Etoile Sahel
Published: June 03, 2014
With a statement on its official webpage, Etoile Sportive du Sahel (ESS) has announced the club has reached an agreement with Moses Orkuma on a four - year contract with effect from July 1, 2014.The former Flying Eagles defensive midfielder comes off contract with Ahly Benghazi Libya on June 30, 2014. The 19 - year - o...
Abia Warriors Peter Onyekachi Blames Pitch For Narrow Win
Published: June 03, 2014
Peter Onyekachi believes Abia Warriors struggled to get a 2 - 1 win against Gombe United because of the bad playing surface.And the forward has praised the opponents on Sunday for giving their all despite the unfavorable conditions at the Umuahia Township Stadium. “For sure the water affected our performance on S...
Stephen Keshi Explains Why He Omitted Sunday Mba
Published: June 03, 2014
Stephen Keshi has stated that African Cup of Nations revelation Sunday Mba did not show enough commitment and that contributed to his decision to axe him from the World Cup roster.In addition, the CA Bastia midfielder only started training with the squad after the Scotland friendly because of a visa hitch.“His la...
Sunshine Stars, Warri Wolves, Gombe To Receive 12.5 Million Naira Each From Fifa
Published: June 03, 2014
The bank accounts of Sunshine Stars of Akure, Gombe United and Warri Wolves will be credited with the sum of 50,000 pounds each ( equivalent of =N=12.5 million each) on or before the next two weeks after their players made the World Cup roster.Since 2010., Fifa has introduced the payment of compensation to teams that t...
Greece To Field Reserve Team Against Nigeria
Published: June 03, 2014
According to estimation by Greece newspaper, Gazzeta, the National Team will start tonight’s friendly against the Super Eagles without their regulars, with as many as 10 reserve players expected to make the starting lineup.Rookie goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino, 20, could earn his second cap against the African champi...
Warri Wolves CEO, Owunmi : Inclusion Of Azubuike Egwuekwe Is A Welcome Development
Published: June 03, 2014
Warri Wolves supremo, Davidson Owunmi, was elated that his skipper Azubuike Egwuekwe has been named in the 23 - man squad.And the former top goalscorer in Nigeria’s First Division has stressed that the central defender deserves to be on the plane to Brazil on merit.Owunmi told the Nigerian edition of Soccer Ladum...
Preview of Greece vs Nigeria
Published: June 03, 2014
A preview of the friendly between Nigeria and Scotland taking place in America. The preview includes some betting advice.After announcing his final 23 man squad for the World Cup today, Stephen Keshi will continue his preparation for the tournament with a friendly against Greece. This match takes place tonight at the P...
New York City To Challenge Sydney FC For Shola Ameobi
Published: June 03, 2014
Nigeria international Shola Ameobi, who is set to officially depart Newcastle United at the end of this month, is likely to continue his career in Australia.The veteran attacker is in advanced talks with Sydney FC, the Journal newspaper based in Newcastle is reporting on its electronic edition.The 2010 A League champio...
Agent Blasts Keshi Over Omission Of Ejike Uzoenyi
Published: June 03, 2014
French agent Letrocquer Xavier, who brokered the deal that took Ejike Uzoenyi to Rennes, says he is surprised his client, whom he still represents, was omitted by Stephen Keshi when he announced his World Cup roster.The petite winger is in the form of his life and was widely acknowledged to be the best player for the S...