Ranti Martins Delighted To Win IFA Shield For Prayag United
Published: March 21, 2013
Ranti Martins could not hide his happiness after he scored the winning goal which handed Prayag United the Indian FA Shield on Wednesday. The 26 - year - old striker etched his name in Prayag United folklore after finding target in the 80th minute in the 1-0 victory over  East Bengal in the final of Asia's oldest ...
Ikechukwu Uche Cautions Teammates Ahead Of Recreativo Huelva Game
Published: March 21, 2013
Villarreal's Ikechukwu Uche has warned his teammates not to relax when they host his former club Recreativo Huelva in the 31st round of matches in the Segunda Division on Sunday, March 24.Spanish sports daily Marca quoted Uche as saying: ''We are in a good position and we must strive to achieve our fourth consecutive v...
Juventus Intensify Pursuit Of Ogbonna
Published: March 21, 2013
Giovanni Branchini, who manages Italian - Nigerian defender Angelo Ogbonna, had dinner with the Juventus hierarchy on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of his client linking up with the Turin outfit in the summer transfer market, Tuttosport.com writes on its website.It is almost a foregone conclusion that Ogbonna wi...
Lillestrom's Arnold Origi Links Up With Kenya Squad In Lagos
Published: March 21, 2013
Kenya number one custodian Arnold Origi and Chris Bwamy have linked up with the rest of the players in Nigeria, writes michezoafrika.com.The two connected straight to Lagos from Norway and trained with the team during the afternoon session.Bwamy was last called for national assignment by former coach Francis Kimanzi fo...
Flying Eagles Recover From Opening Day Loss
Published: March 21, 2013
The Flying Eagles recovered from their opening day loss to Mali by beating the Panthers of Gabon 1 - 0 on Wednesday at the African Youth Championship courtesy of a 20th minute goal by skipper Abduljeleel Ajagun, who scored from the spot after striker Kayode Olarenwaju was fouled.The Nigerians, defending champions of th...
Keshi Sounds Confident Ahead Of Kenya Match
Published: March 20, 2013
With only three days remaining before the Super Eagles do battle with their Kenyan counterparts, manager of the African champions Stephen Keshi has sounded confident ahead of the clash with the East Africans.''It will be a great game as I know one or two things about the Kenyans and we have a team that is rearing to go...
Fifa Blocks Barcelona From Signing Nigerian Striker Bolaji Adekanye
Published: March 20, 2013
After receiving two anonymous complaints, football's governing body Fifa has reacted by banning the Nigerian striker Omobolaji Adekanye, 14,  from representing Barcelona in competitive matches.Adekanye's recruitment by the Catalonian club violated Article 19 of the Regulations for the Status and Transfer of Player...
Kenya Federation Frowns At Harambee Stars Reception
Published: March 20, 2013
According to michezoafrika.com, following the substandard reception accorded to the Kenya national soccer team Harambee Stars upon landing in Lagos on Wednesday afternoon, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has written an official letter of complaint to their counterparts, Nigerian Football Federation.The Kenyan team land...
Ebagua Agrees To Extend Contract With Varese
Published: March 20, 2013
Italian - Nigerian striker Osariemen Ebagua has agreed in principle to extend his contract with Varese by an additional three years, Tuttomercatoweb.com with reference to Sky Sports Italia is reporting.Ebagua's current contract with The Leopards was due to expire at the end of the 2013 - 2014 season, meaning he would r...
John Chibuike Starts Full Training After Groin Surgery
Published: March 20, 2013
After failing a late fitness test, Rosenborg's John Chibuike was unavailable for the club's opening match in the Tippeligaen against Odd Grenland last weekend.Two weeks ago, the 24 - year - old had groin surgery in Germany after he felt pains in his adductor muscles.The midfielder has hinted that he will be in the squa...
Ex Players Bitter Over The Case Of Jossy Lad
Published: March 20, 2013
Ex-internationals, Sesan Odukoya and former Super Eagles winger Dimeji Lawal have expressed dismay over what always been the plight of ex-footballers in Nigeria who always be at the mercy of people’s goodwill whenever they have ill-health.Speaking at the emergency ward of University Teaching Hospital where the fo...
Samuel Monday Ayinoko Targeting Promotion With Angelholm
Published: March 20, 2013
With less than three weeks remaining before the start of the Superettan,  midfielder Samuel Monday Ayinoko is targeting promotion with his club Angelholm, who play in Sweden's second - tier.Despite joining Angelholm four months after the beginning of the championship, the 19 - year - old quickly established himsel...
Done Deal: Dolphins Announce Arrival Of Ifeanyi Onuigbo
Published: March 20, 2013
Dolphins have secured the signature of free agent Ifeanyi Onuigbo, who last played for T&T Hanoi in the Vietnamese Super League, on a one - year deal. The financial details of the contract was not disclosed by the Port Harcourt based outfit.''We expect him to give his best and not jettison the team at the slightest...
Gabon Coach Rues Absence of Skipper Franck Engonga
Published: March 19, 2013
Anicet Yala, coach of the Gabonese Under 20 Team, has rued the absence of captain Franck Engonga for their second match at the African Youth Championship against the Flying Eagles on Wednesday.The Boca Juniors, Argentina midfielder was shown a red card in the Panthers first match against Democratic Republic of Congo.''...
Lazio Like Angelo Ogbonna
Published: March 19, 2013
Lazio are on the trail of highly rated Italian - Nigerian defender Angelo Ogbonna, Sportmediaset.it is reporting.The Italian website says there was contact between the leadership of Torino and Lazio on Sunday when both teams confronted each other in the Serie A.Under contract with Torino until the summer of 2016, inter...