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...
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...
Official: Seattle Sounders Unveil Obafemi Martins
Published: March 16, 2013
Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders have officially announced the acquisition of Nigeria international Obafemi Martins, who arrives from Spain's Levante.As per club policy, the terms and financial details of the contract were not disclosed.''I’m happy I’m here. Chris Henderson came over to Valencia in...
Obafemi Martins Wishes Levante Good Luck Against Rubin
Published: March 13, 2013
Nigeria international Obafemi Martins has completed his switch to Seattle Sounders. Consequently, he won't play a part in Levante's Thursday night Europa League fixture against one of his former clubs Rubin Kazan.Despite Martins' departure from Levante in circumstances that were far from cordial, he has wished the Span...
Levante Sporting Director Criticizes Obafemi Martins
Published: March 12, 2013
Levante sporting director Quico Catalan has criticised Obafemi Martins, and has admitted that his departure was the best for both parties.Martins has signed a two - year - contract with MLS club Seattle Sounders, after paying his buy - out clause of around 3.6 million euros.''When a player does not want to wear the shi...
Obafemi Martins: I Have Signed A Two - Year Contract With Seattle Sounders
Published: March 11, 2013
Levante striker Obafemi Martins has sensationally revealed to Italian media that he has signed a two - year - contract with MLS side Seattle Sounders. If we are to believe his statements, the Nigeria international would depart for the United States in only a matter of days.''I'm happy and ready for this new experience....
Ikechukwu Uche Not Getting Carried Away By Brace
Published: March 11, 2013
Despite netting a brace against Sporting Gijon on Sunday, Nigerian striker Ikechukwu Uche is not carried away and is looking forward to Villarreal's next game in the Segunda Division against Huesca this coming Saturday.''The key is to continue with the momentum, because when you win it brings a lot of confidence. ''Vic...
Nosa Igiebor Starts Training With Betis
Published: March 11, 2013
Nigeria international Nosa Igiebor has started training with Real Betis, writes alfinaldelapalmera.com.It would be recalled that the attacking midfielder did not arrive Sevilla until last weekend due to bureaucratic problems. Betis will hear Nosa's argument on his delayed arrival before taking a decision on the appropr...
Martins Warns Teammates To Be Wary Of Eremenko, Rondon
Published: March 06, 2013
Ahead of Levante's Europa League clash with Rubin Kazan, Obafemi Martins has warned his teammates against complacency, and they should be wary of Eremenko and Rondon.AS.com quoted Martins as saying: ''The merits of Rubin Kazan were seen in their confrontation with Atletico Madrid. It is physically very strong team, ope...
Obafemi Martins- Seattle Sounders Deal Is Off
Published: March 03, 2013
Officials of MLS club Seattle Sounders have flown back to the United States without pulling off one of the deals of the transfer window by signing Nigeria international Obafemi Martins.The vice president of the MLS team, Lino DiQuollo, and the sporting director, Chris Henderson were unable to meet Martins' release clau...
Obafemi Martins May Play In The Derby
Published: March 01, 2013
Levante forward Obafemi Martins, who is fishing for a move to MLS outfit Seattle Sounders, could be named in the squad for the tie against Valencia on Saturday at the Estadio de Mestalla, manager Juan Ignacio Martinez has hinted to Spanish media.Juan Ignacio Martinez told Marca: ''He has trained normally. We talked wit...
Exclusive: Spanish Embassy Demand 22 -Year - Old Birth Certificate From Nosa
Published: March 01, 2013
The Spanish Embassy at Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island has refused to issue a work permit to Nigeria international and Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor.Except the Nigeria Football Federation steps into Nosa's case, it might be difficult for the Super Eagle to leave the country soon. It would be recalled that last Tuesd...
Ighalo Disappointed Despite Scoring Third La Liga Goal
Published: February 25, 2013
Despite scoring his third consecutive goal in Spain's La Liga against Celta de Vigo on Sunday, Odion Ighalo is disappointed that Granada left  Estadio de Balaídos without a single point.''It is worthless if the team does not win or draw. We played well, but in the end we conceded. ''Why? We acted well in th...
Odion Ighalo To Play As Lone Striker
Published: January 01, 2013
Granada will play their next league games starting from this weekend's clash against Valencia with Odion Ighalo as the only striker available for selection, says as.com.After a disappointing half season, Italian forward Antonio Floro Flores has left the Andalusian club to sign for Genoa. Youssef El Arabi (Morocco) and ...
ODION IGHALO: Granada Will Bounce Back
Published: December 04, 2012
Granada are struggling to keep pace with the rest of the teams in Spain's Primera Division. The Rojiblancos horizontales are placed 18th on the 20 - team table after amassing 12 points from 14 matches.Former Nigeria youth - international Odion Ighalo is in his fourth season on loan at Granada. He is hopeful that the cl...