East Bengal Striker Dudu Omagbemi Hails Partnership With Martins
Published: September 05, 2014
New East Bengal acquisition Dudu Omagbemi notched up three goals in the club’s 4 - 1 thrashing of Army XI in the 2014 - 2015 Kolkata Football League on Thursday. Dudu Omagbemi started the game in attack alongside another Nigerian forward, Ranti Martins, who scored the first goal for East Bengal.“The atmosph...
Aaron Samuel Says Guangzhou R&F Hardwork Has Paid Off
Published: August 13, 2014
Speaking after Guangzhou R&F’s win over Beijing Guoan on Wednesday, young Nigerian striker Aaron Samuel says he has no objection with the decision of manager Sven-Göran Eriksson to start him from the bench in recent matches.The former Sarpsborg 08 ace netted his second goal for his new Chinese club in th...
Derick Ogbu Rues Disallowed Goal Against Guangzhou R&F
Published: August 01, 2014
Liaoning Whowin striker Derick Chuka Ogbu has blamed the referee for disallowing his goal in Thursday’s Super League clash with Guangzhou R&F, which the visitors  won 5  - 1.With the scoreline reading 2 - 1, the Nigerian thought he had scored a legitimate goal and the equalizer, but the match offici...
Peter Utaka Scores On Shanghai Shenxin Debut
Published: July 30, 2014
Shanghai Shenxin new signing Peter Utaka scored on his debut as they fell 1- 3 to rivals Shanghai East Asia in the 17th round of matches in the Chinese Super League.In the encounter staged at the Jinshan Soccer Stadium (Shanghai) on Wednesday, the Nigeria international opened his goal account for Shanghai Shenxin from ...
Derick Ogbu Scores Brace On Liaoning Debut
Published: July 27, 2014
Two days after completing his switch to Liaoning FC from Romanians CFR Cluj, Derick Chuka Ogbu made his league debut for the Chinese Super League outfit.The striker bagged a brace for Liaoning FC in the 3 - 3 draw with Shanghai East Asia FC in the 16th round of matches.It took Derick Ogbu just three minutes to open hi...
Dudu Omagbemi Rates Finland Championship Ahead Of I - League
Published: April 15, 2014
After netting his fifth goal of the season against former club Sporting Clube de Goa, Dudu Omagbemi has written off the I - League, stating that the Finnish championship where he played for three seasons is better.Recall that in February, the 28 - year - old forward committed his future to Salgaocar for the remainder o...
Yahaya Adamu Blames Red Cards For Collapse Of Defense
Published: April 07, 2014
Quang Nam attacker Yahaya Adamu has blamed the expulsion of two of his teammates for the 5 - 1 drubbing at hands of Dong Nai in the Vietnamese championship this past weekend. With Quang Nam leading 1 - 0, the defense collapsed and let in five goals after the dismissal of Le Hai Anh in first half injury time and Nguyen ...
Peter Utaka Scores In Second Consecutive Champions League Tie
Published: March 19, 2014
Goals in each half by Nigeria international Peter Utaka and Shao Jiayi assisted Beijing Guoan to a 2 - 1 victory over Central Coast Mariner in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday.From a contentious penalty, Nick Fitzgerald pulled one back for the Australians with five minutes of normal time left.Peter Utaka&rsq...
Kalu Uche Leads Champions League Goal Scoring Chart After Brace Against Al Shabab
Published: March 19, 2014
Kalu Uche’s purple patch in front of goal continued on Tuesday after he netted a brace for Al Rayyan in their 4 - 3 loss to Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia in the AFC Champions League.In the encounter decided at the King Fahd International Stadium, Majed Al Marshadi opened scoring for Al Shabab as early as the third mi...
Peter Utaka Silences Critics With Champions League Goal
Published: March 12, 2014
Peter Utaka silenced his critics after scoring his first goal of the season in the Asian Champions League clash between Beijing Guoan and  FC Seoul at the Workers Stadium on Tuesday. Before that tie, the Nigeria international was heavily criticized by a section of the media for being lazy on the pitch.The attacker...
Chuks Akabueze, Wuhan Zall Continue Contract Talks
Published: February 19, 2014
Nigeria international Chuks Akabueze thought he had hit the goldmine when he penned a two - year contract with Chinese club Wuhan Zall exactly 12 months ago.Excluding performance related incentives, the former Odd Grenland hero will pocket 800,000 euros wages if he is not released from his contract prematurely.Wuhan Za...
Dudu Omagbemi Scores On Salgaocar Debut
Published: February 18, 2014
Nigerian striker Dudu Omagbemi netted the match winner on his debut for I - League campaigners Salgaocar .The 28 - year - old was on target in the 1 - 0 win over Mohun Bagan on Sunday, scoring after the hour mark at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco.“Of course I am excited to score on my debut. It is very important we wo...
Yahaya Adamu Aims High With Quang Nam FC
Published: January 21, 2014
Yahaya Adamu aims to score double figures with Quang Nam FC in Vietnam.The former Sunshine Stars forward is delighted to have opened his goal account in the Asian country in the 1 - 6 loss to Song Lam Nghe An on Sunday.“The strike was consolation, but I really value it as it will give me confidence to score more....
Nwaneri, Nwakaeme Nominated For Best Foreign Player In Malaysia
Published: November 21, 2013
Kelantan attacker Dickson Nwakaeme has been nominated for the Best Foreign Player in the Malaysian Championship, an award to reward the most outstanding expatriate footballer in the league.But he is not the only Nigerian that made the shortlist which was unveiled on Thursday morning.Teammate and out - of - favour Super...
Avoiding Relegation Is Obinna Ajoku's Main Goal
Published: September 05, 2013
Little known Nigerian attacker Obinna Ajoku believes his goals will assist Thailand Premier League team Pattaya United avoid relegation. Pattaya United, with 19 points from 25 matches, are 16th on the 18 - team table. Only a paltry 3 points separate them from 17th on the log Chiangrai United.'' It is unfortunate when I...