Stephen Keshi Targets Three Points Against Malawi
Published: September 06, 2013
Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi is banking on his strikers to bury their chances against the Flames of Malawi on Saturday in a World Cup qualifying fixture.Since the African Cup of Nations, the Super Eagles have managed to score only 8 goals in 7 matches excluding the 6 - 1 defeat of minnows Tahiti.'' If it happens that ...
Stephen Keshi : The Atmosphere Is Good
Published: September 05, 2013
Super Eagles manager Stephen Keshi said the squad is fully focused for the crucial World Cup qualifying match against Malawi in Calabar on Saturday, September 7.Just few weeks ago, the Malawi Federation complained to the game's governing body Fifa to change the venue because of security concerns.Also, the two gaffers -...
Victor Obinna Happy To Be Back In Eagles
Published: September 05, 2013
Having made the squads for the friendly against South Africa and Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Malawi, Lokomotiv Moscow attacker Victor Obinna has expressed his pleasure at returning to the national team.'' I am very excited to be back playing my second game after a long time out in the national team.'' ...
Dele Adeleye Is Part Of Anzhi's Europa League Squad
Published: September 04, 2013
Nigeria international Dele Adeleye is one of the 23 players selected by Anzhi Makhachkala manager, Gadzhi Gadzhiyev for the group stage of the Europa League.Last month, Adeleye signed a multi - year contract with the Republic of Dagestan based team.The 24 - year - old center back who has yet to debut for Anzhi in the R...
Eagles Ready Whether It Rains Or Shines
Published: September 04, 2013
The Super Eagles trained under rainfall on Wednesday at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar,with Sports Commissioner Patrick Ugbe monitoring proceedings. Coach Stephen Keshi said during training that whether it rains or shines the team was ready for the battle against Malawi, declaring the focus is not only to win against...
Stephen Keshi Faces Positive Selection Dilemma
Published: September 04, 2013
Ahead of the Super Eagles eagerly anticipated clash against Malawi in Calabar, Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama says he is not competing with Chigozie Agbim and Austin Ejide for a starting shirt.The last time Nigeria was involved in an international game - which was against South Africa in Durban last month - Vincent E...
John Obi Mikel Named In Chelsea's Champions League Roster
Published: September 04, 2013
Chelsea have named their squad for the group stage of the 2013 - 2014 UEFA Champions League.Manager Jose Mourinho included Nigeria international John Obi Mikel in the list which has been submitted to Europe's governing body UEFA.Other midfielders that made the roster include Ramires, Frank Lampard, Kevin De Bruyne, Mar...
Former Under 20 Coach Samuel Abimbola Predicts Bright Future For Nigeria Football
Published: September 01, 2013
Former National U-20 Assistant Coach Samuel Abimbola has predicted a brighter future for Nigeria Football if the relevant bodies would join hands with government to develop the game from the grassroots.The immediate past Technical Adviser of Sunshine stars of Akure spoke in Gwagwalada, Abuja at the weekend where he was...
Villarreal's Ikechukwu Uche Celebrates First Goal Of The Season
Published: September 01, 2013
Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche was amongst the goalscorers as Villarreal defeated Osasuna 3 - 0 on Saturday.The 29 - year - old attacker was on the score-sheet with 15 minutes of normal time remaining.The Yellow Submarine had taken the lead through Jeremy Perbet in the 23rd minute and Javier Aquino doubled the ad...
Abdul Ajagun : Panathinaikos Is A Very Famous Club In The World
Published: September 01, 2013
Abdul Ajagun failed to make his Super League debut for Panathinaikos when they played host to Veria at the Apóstolos Nikolaidis Stadium, Athens on Saturday.The 20 - year - old attacking midfielder was named in the squad by manager Yannis Anastasiou but was an unused substitute.Despite genuine interest from clubs...
Godfrey Oboabona Cleared For Rizespor Debut
Published: August 31, 2013
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria international Godfrey Oboabona is expected to make his debut for Rizespor on Sunday in the Super League.Recall that the 23 - year - old could not feature in last weekend's tie against Trabzonspor because of missing paperwork.But his International Transfer Certificate arrive...
Efe Ambrose Hits Super Eagles Camp Next Tuesday
Published: August 30, 2013
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Glasgow Celtic utility defender Efe Ambrose will hit the Super Eagles camp in Calabar on Tuesday ahead of the crucial World Cup qualifying match against the Flames of Malawi on September 7.Efe Ambrose , 24, is one of the 18 foreign based professionals that has been summoned by mana...
Under 21 Call - Up For Real Madrid Starlet Derik Osede
Published: August 30, 2013
Spain Under 21 coach Julen Lopetegui has made public the list of invited players for next month's Euro 2015 qualifiers against Austria and Albania. Defender Derik Osede is one of the five Real Madrid youngsters that have been named in the 20 - man rosterThe 20 - year - old, born to a Nigerian dad and a Spanish mom, has...
Shola Ameobi Showered In Praise By Alan Pardew
Published: August 29, 2013
Two - cap Nigeria international Shola Ameobi has been praised by Newcastle gaffer Alan Pardew after he netted in the League Cup tie against Morecambe on Wednesday night.The experienced striker netted Newcastle's first goal with five minutes of normal time and Sammy Ameobi added a second deep in injury time. '' Shola ha...
Aftermath Fans Ban : Police Raises Security At 3SC Home Games
Published: August 29, 2013
It was a watertight security at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, home ground of 3SC when the team hosted El-kanemi after serving three matches close door punishment slammed on them by NFF’s O&D following crowd unrest after week 20 of Nigeria Premier League match. The Divisional Police Officer of Mokola Police...