EFE AMBROSE's Celtic Progress To Champions League Knock Out Round
Published: December 06, 2012
Efe Ambrose's Celtic sailed through to the last-16 round of UEFA Champions League after defeating Emmanuel Emenike's Spartak Moscow 2-1 at Celtic Park on Wednesday night.Ambrose, Chinedu Obasi and Chuba Akpom are the only Nigerian players that made it to the knockout stage of the Champions League. Nigeria Internat...
All Nigeria Soccer Special: Nigeria's Top 50 Youngsters - 30 to 21
Published: December 06, 2012
Nigeria's Top 50 Youngsters30) Rabiu Ibrahim (Glasgow Celtic, Scotland)Age: 21Market Value: €400,000Comments: The old fashioned play-maker was considered the natural successor to Augustine Okocha in the National Team. But he has failed to live up to his wonder - kid tag. The sour point is that he made some wrong...
CEDRIC OMOIGUI Wants To Train With Mallorca First Team
Published: December 05, 2012
Nigeria youth international Cedric Omoigui says he is looking forward to training with the first team of Mallorca . The 18 - year - old has impressed for the U18 squad in the reserve league, netting 11 goals in 13 matches. ''The first team coach of Mallorca has watched the reserve side play so many times. And he l...
EFE AMBROSE And Celtic Teammates Giving Away Two Autographed Jerseys
Published: December 04, 2012
In the spirit of Christmas, Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose is giving away two autographed jerseys, signed by the first team players of Celtic, to readers of allnigeriasoccer.com.The jerseys won't be given to readers on a platter of gold. Management of allnigeriasoccer.com, in its wisdom, has decided to launch a competiti...
EFE AMBROSE Targets Home Win Against Spartak Moscow
Published: December 04, 2012
Nigeria international Efe Ambrose says Celtic will raise their game when they host Spartak Moscow on Wednesday night in the Champions League. Lately, the Glasgow giants are struggling for form in their home games, and have failed to win at Celtic Park since October 30.''Wednesday night is a Champions League game which ...
Celtic Insider: RABIU IBRAHIM Did Not Impress
Published: December 03, 2012
Matt Mcglone, Editor of the Celtic magazine 'Alternative View' has shared his thoughts and impressions on the Nigeria youth - teamer Rabiu Ibrahim, who made his first start for the Glasgow giants against Arbroath in the Scottish Cup last weekend.Mcglone told allnigeriasoccer.com: ''He (Rabiu) looked pretty raw and didn...
STEPHEN KESHI Wants Sam For Brazil 2014 Qualifiers - Supersport
Published: December 03, 2012
Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi is keen to add Sidney Sam to his side for the 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifying games.The Bayer Leverkusen winger, in spite of having declared his interest to play for Nigeria after representing Germany at Under19, 20 and 21 levels, will not be eligible to feature at the 2013 Africa ...
Mali Coach: We Are Ready For This Rematch
Published: December 02, 2012
Despite the 0 - 2 loss to the Golden Eaglets a fortnight ago, the coach of the Mali Under 17 squad, Issa Coulibaly, has boasted that the team will qualify for the CAN Under 17 championship, billed to be staged in Morocco from April 13 - 27 next year.The Aiglonnets, as the Under 17 selection is called, claimed t...
VICTOR MOSES Tips Nigeria For Afcon Glory
Published: November 30, 2012
Chelsea forward and Super Eagles star, Victor Moses, has expressed confidence that Nigeria was capable of lifting the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa next year.The former Wigan man, who broke into the Super Eagles team this year, believes that several factors would work in favour of the Super Eagles when the tour...
EZEKIEL HENRY Scores For AC Milan In Tim Cup
Published: November 29, 2012
Nigerian youngster Ezekiel Henry was on target for the Primavera squad of AC Milan in the 3 - 1 victory away to Padova in the Tim Cup on Wednesday.Henry put the visitors in the lead as early as the13th minute after receiving a pass from Bortoli, but from a corner-kick, the home team leveled the score-line through Rivi ...
Spartak Moscow: EMENIKE Is Overweight
Published: November 29, 2012
Sporting Director of Spartak Moscow, Dmitri Popov, has confirmed reports in the Russian media that Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike was not included in the starting line - up by Unai Emery in last weekend's 1-5 loss to Dynamo Moscow because he is overweight, writes championat.com citing Radio Sport.''He's one kil...
MARTINS Romances Balotelli's Sister
Published: November 28, 2012
It has been reported by the Foreign Press that Abigail Barwuah, sister of Manchester City attacker Mario Balotelli, and the Nigeria international and Levante forward Obafemi Martins are involved in a discrete relationship.Record.com.mx citing Italian media says the pair were captured on camera in suggestive poses, with...
EJIDE Suffers Dip In Form, Concedes Four Goals In 20 Minutes
Published: November 27, 2012
On Monday night, Austin Ejide's claims to the Super Eagles number one jersey were seriously hampered after he conceded four goals in a space of 20 minutes against Hapoel Tel Aviv. Israel international of Nigeria descent Toto Tamuz netted a hat - trick for the State Cup defending champions.Coach Elisha Levy has admitted...
CAF Nominates Super Falcons For Team Of The Year
Published: November 27, 2012
On Tuesday, Africa's governing body, CAF announced the nominees of other categories for the GLO-CAF Awards.Despite failing to finish in the top three positions at the last African Women's Championship in Equatorial Guinea, the Super Falcons of Nigeria are one of the three teams nominated by the Confederation of Afric...
EFE AMBROSE Unhappy With Home Loss
Published: November 26, 2012
Celtic defender Efe Ambrose has made a vow that he and his teammates will not lose again at home this season.The Hoops were stunned by Inverness Caledonian Thistle 1-0 at Parkhead on Saturday which prompted the fans to react angrily.Manager Neil Lennon copped the brunt of the abuse and centre-back Ambrose wants to ensu...