Brondby Coach Will Be Patient With OKE AKPOVETA
Published: November 14, 2012
17 times, the 20-year Oke Akpoveta performed for Brondby. Eight times from the start and nine times as a substitute - a total of 649 minutes or the equivalent of a little more than seven full matches. Yet the Nigerian is still searching for his first goal, but coach Auri Skarbalius started Akpoveta against Silkeborg on...
Updated: Charity Game To Honour BOBSAM ELEJIKO, Local Stadium Named After Him
Published: November 13, 2012
Exactly a year ago, former Stationary Stores central defender Bobsam Elejiko passed on. He collapsed on the pitch while in action for Belgian fifth - tier club K. Merksem S.C. Attempts by the medics to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.Belgian football website voetbalkrant.com says a charity match between Friends of Bo...
MOYES Pleased With VICTOR ANICHEBE, VAUGHAN
Published: November 13, 2012
Everton boss David Moyes admits the emergence of James Vaughan and Victor Anichebe was one of last season's biggest positives.The academy graduates were key factors in the club's qualification for next season's UEFA Cup after cementing places in the first-team squad.Moyes told EvertonTV: "It has been a great boost to b...
IZUNNA UZOCHUKWU: We Do Not Belong In The Bottom
Published: November 13, 2012
FC Midtjylland has in recent matches experimented with relatively new roles for a couple of players. On the defensive midfield is stated Kristian Bak, while Nigerian Izunna Uzochukwu is pushed up to play a more offensive role than he is used to.''I think it generally has worked well with Izunna, the movement. But today...
Venezuelan Players Expect Tough,Physical Game
Published: November 13, 2012
Venezuelan striker José Salomón Rondón says he expects Wednesday's exhibition game with Nigeria to be a tough one, as the Africans have a good pedigree and the country is blessed with talented players.The Rubin Kazan attacker told lavinotinto.com: ''The selection of Nigeria is world class, has a go...
Official: STEPHEN MAKINWA Joins Carrarese Calcio
Published: November 13, 2012
Out - of - favor Nigeria international Stephen Makinwa has reached an agreement in principle to join Lega Pro Prima Divisione B Carrarese Calcio, the Tuscany based club revealed on its official website on Tuesday.''The Carrarese Calcio announces that it has reached an agreement with the player Stephen Makinwa. The play...
ISAAC OKORONKWO: We Will Play To Win Against Anzhi Makhachkala
Published: November 13, 2012
Former Nigeria international Isaac Okoronkwo in an interview with the official website of Rostov has commented on the upcoming match with Anzhi Makhachkala.''The opponent is strong, but we will play to win. I think our recession is behind us and start scoring points. We had a good match with Zenith, and the two previou...
ALHAJI GERO Will Spend A Week Testing With Randers FC
Published: November 13, 2012
Randers FC announced yesterday that it has a visit from the attacker Alhaji Gero. He has appearances for the Nigerian U20 National Team and played the club's reserve team match against AGF yesterday. According to assistant coach Joakim Matsson, Gero impressed against AGF, and the club will evaluate him for the next one...
ENYEAMA Gets Cold Reception From Hapoel Fans
Published: November 13, 2012
Last weekend, Nigeria's numero uno Vincent Enyema returned to face his old club Hapoel Tel Aviv in the ninth round of games in the Israeli championship.As expected, Enyeama was taunted by the home supporters, who still regard him as a traitor for joining their bitter rivals in the summer transfer market. Every time he ...
YERO BELLO Fined $2,400, Faces Four - Match Ban
Published: November 13, 2012
The Disciplinary Committee of Israeli club Bnei Sakhnin has fined Yero Bello following his dismissal last weekend against Beitar Jerusalem, informs sports.walla.co.il.Bello was dismissed in the 88th minute by referee Daniel Bar Natan, and while approaching the Beitar bench he made an obscene gesture by holding his geni...
Egyptian Agent Berates Rangers, OFOEDU, Says: I Was There When He Signed For Oak Zeel
Published: November 12, 2012
More controversy has been added to the unending Chikeluba Ofoedu transfer saga by an Egyptian players' agent who blasted the striker, disclosing his shock and amazement that Chikeluba could bite the fingers that fed him by being part of a grand conspiracy to deny Oak Zeel FC after having begged the club to clear him fr...
Agent: STEPHEN MAKINWA Wants To Remain In Italy
Published: November 12, 2012
Paolo Fabbri, the agent of Stephen Makinwa, has commented on the situation of the Nigeria international to the Italian Media.  Makinwa has been without a club following his release by Lazio at the end of the 2011 - 2012 campaign.''Stephen's case is a special one. He refused two offers from foreign clubs in the su...
SK Brann Will Sell KIM OJO In January
Published: November 12, 2012
SK Brann sports administrator Rolf Magne Walstad has disclosed to Norwegian media that the club plan to sell Nigerian attacker Kim Ojo in the winter transfer market.Ojo's contract with Brann expires at the end of the 2013 season. Management offered him a new deal, but he rejected the proposal. It is now logical that to...
EMMANUEL EMENIKE Returns To Spartak Moscow Squad This Week
Published: November 12, 2012
Spanish coach of Spartak Moscow Unai Emery gave the players a one day break following the 2-0 victory over Krasnodar in the last of matches, writes championat.com citing bobsoccer.ru.Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike, who was missing from the team's last match after failing to recover from a back complaint, return...
Four Players Withdraw From Venezuela Squad To Face Nigeria
Published: November 12, 2012
The Venezuelan squad has been depleted by injuries ahead of the friendly with the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Wednesday in Florida, USA. Four players earlier invited by coach Cesar Farias have withdrawn from the squad according to the online edition of lavinotinto.Francisco Pol (Panachaiki GE - Greece), Josef Martinez (...