Foster: We Need Odemwingie Back On The Pitch
Published: February 13, 2013
West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Odemwingie will be welcomed back into the squad when he returns.The 31 year old had a transfer request rejected and travelled to London in a bid to join QPR, despite the two clubs not having agreed a fee."It's fine. The lads realise that if Pete is on the pitch, playing well and scori...
Exclusive: Abiola Dauda Speaks On Red Star Belgrade Move
Published: February 13, 2013
Last weekend, it was revealed that Abiola Dauda was on his way to Serbia to sign the dotted lines with Super Liga club Red Star Belgrade. Dauda arrived Belgrade late on Monday and has completed his switch to the former European champions. After a routine medical examination, the 25 - year - old attacker penned a two - ...
Austin Ejide Returns To Israel on Thursday
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria international Austin Ejide will return to Israel on Thursday to begin training with Hapoel Be'er Sheva ahead of Saturday's fixture in the championship against  Hapoel Ramat Gan.While Ejide was on national team duty with the Nigeria selection, coach Elisha Levy preferred Ben Senan in goal. The 30 - year - o...
Taye Taiwo Ready For Bordeaux
Published: February 13, 2013
Ex Marseille wing-back Taye Taiwo has admitted that the Europa League clash with Bordeaux on Thursday night will be difficult. The Nigeria international returned to the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday from Marbella, where Dynamo Kiev had been preparing for the tie against the French team.Taiwo reckons that weather could b...
Brown Ideye Overwhelmed With Emotion
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria striker Brown Ideye in an interview with the official website of Dynamo Kiev says he is delighted to win the African Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles.'' I was overwhelmed with emotion. I am very happy because this is my first trophy with Nigeria. Anyway, this is the first major trophy for me in my entir...
Super Eagles, Officials Rewarded Handsomely By President Jonathan
Published: February 13, 2013
Players and officials of the National Team have been rewarded by sports loving President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan for winning the African Cup of Nations.Speaking at a ceremony to welcome the victorious team from South Africa, President Jonathan announced a cash donation of 10 million Naira t...
Ambrose Made A Mistake On The First Goal - Neil Lennon
Published: February 13, 2013
Scotland giants Glasgow Celtic have a mountain to climb if they are to progress to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League following their 0-3 loss to Juventus .Nigeria international Efe Ambrose surprisingly made the line up despite arriving the United Kingdom on Tuesday morning. And it was his error that led t...
Victor Moses Returns To England
Published: February 12, 2013
Chelsea winger Victor Moses was not amongst the Super Eagles players that arrived the nation's capital Abuja on Tuesday. He left the Johannesburg camp of the National Team on Monday afternoon to his base in the United Kingdom.On his return to England on Tuesday afternoon, Moses tweeted :''Back in England. I had amazing...
Awolowo Stadium To Host Eagles Celebration Bash
Published: February 12, 2013
A private firm who partnered National Sport Commission on Grassroots Sports (NSC) zone 1 on Development, Kayrom Lee has concluded plans to host a get-together for soccer fans in Ibadan in celebration of Nigerian’s Super Eagles’ Nations Cup glory. The party according to the CEO of the firm, Romoke Ayinde bec...
Afcon Glory: Good Omen For Nigerian Sports - Afe Babalola
Published: February 12, 2013
The respected Ibadan based legal luminary, Are Afe Babalola has joined other Nigerians in congratulating the victorious Super Eagles of Nigeria in the recently conclude Africa Cup of Nations held in South Africa.Reacting to the victory to newsmen in his office, the sports philanthropist described Eagles’ victory ...
Vincent Enyeama: This Is The Proudest Moment In My Career
Published: February 12, 2013
Maccabi Tel Aviv numero uno Vincent Enyeama says winning the just concluded Nations Cup is the best moment of his career. It would be recalled that Nigeria defeated fellow West Africans Burkina Faso 1 - 0 on Sunday to lift Africa's most respected sports competition.Vincent Enyeama told the official website of Maccabi T...
Christian Obodo Eyes National Team Recall
Published: February 12, 2013
After more than 4 years in the international wilderness, Christian Obodo is hoping to sign a contract with Belarusian club Dinamo Minsk to enhance his chances of getting a recall to the National Team.The central midfielder, who has been training with Dinamo Minsk for the past six days, told the official website: ''I ho...
Sammy Ameobi Doubtful To Face Metalist
Published: February 12, 2013
Anglo - Nigerian forward Sammy Ameobi could be unavailable for Newcastle against Metalist in the Europa League after suffering a hamstring injury in training on Monday, writes the Daily Mail. Though the 20 - year - old has been treated by medics, he is in a race against time to play against the Ukrainian side on Thursd...
Dynamo Kiev Want Ideye Back In Ukraine
Published: February 12, 2013
The leadership of Dynamo Kiev is working on having African champion Brown Ideye  feature for the Ukrainian team in the crucial Europa League knock-out tie against Bordeaux on Thursday, February 14. The Super Eagles including Brown Ideye are expected in Abuja from Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon. Now, Dynamo Kiev...
Stephen Keshi Withdraws Resignation
Published: February 12, 2013
After ironing out their differences, Stephen Keshi would return as Head Coach of the Super Eagles.Only last night, Keshi announced his resignation moments after the Eagles won their third African Cup of Nations trophy. Stephen Keshi had had a change of heart and decided to continue his work as coach, the Nigeria Footba...