Ankle Injury Rules Getaneh Kebede Gibeto Out Of Nigeria Game
Published: October 08, 2013
Ethiopia attacker Getaneh Kebede Gibeto will not feature for the East Africans when they confront nailed on favorites to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, Nigeria in Addis Ababa on Sunday.The 21 - year - old suffered an ankle injury while on duty with his South African team Bidvest Wits.The news will come as a big blow t...
Gil Vicente Starlet Simoen Nwankwo Tips Eagles To Beat Ethiopia
Published: October 08, 2013
Nigeria’s newest strike sensation in Portuguese Primeira Liga, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo who plies his trade for Gil Vicente has expressed optimism that Super Eagles have enough quality in their arsenal to beat  Walia Antelopes of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa on Sunday.Nigeria will play Ethiopia for the first time ...
Derick Ogbu Bags Hat-trick As CFR Cluj Thrash Otelul Galati
Published: October 08, 2013
Romanian Liga 1 team CFR Cluj thrashed Otelul Galati 7 - 2 in the tenth round of matches in the championship on Monday evening.The scoreline tied the record for number of goals scored in a single match in the top division, according to the official website of the FRF.Nigerian attacker Derick Chuka Ogbu bagged a hat - t...
Seven Eagles Players In Camp
Published: October 08, 2013
As at Monday evening, only 7 of the invited players have arrived Bolton White Hotel camp of the Super Eagles, who will start preparations for the showdown against Ethiopia on Tuesday afternoon.Vincent Enyeama, Sunday Mba, Solomon Kwambe, Azubuike Egwuekwe, Uche Nwofor, Benjamin Francis and Chigozie Agbim were in camp y...
Azubuike Egwuekwe Reckons Ethiopia Game Will Be Difficult
Published: October 08, 2013
Ahead of the eagerly anticipated World Cup cracker against Ethiopia this weekend, Warri Wolves skipper Azubuike Egwuekwe reckons that the East Africans will be tough opponents.Nonetheless, the central defender believes Nigeria has the class to overcome the Antelopes.“In today’s football, there are no more b...
Emmanuel Emenike Pledges Commitment to Eagles
Published: October 07, 2013
Fenerbahçe attacker Emmanuel Emenike has pledged his commitment to the Eagles, aimed at making sure Nigeria defeat Ethiopia when both teams lock horns in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday.The 26 - year - old is enjoying a purple patch in the green and white jersey, having netted 6 goals in his last 8 games for the...
Nosa Says Eagles Are Prepared For Battle Of Addis Ababa
Published: October 07, 2013
Nigeria international Nosa Igiebor has declared that the Super Eagles are well prepared for the World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia this weekend.With manager Stephen Keshi likely to stick to his 4 - 3 - 3 formation, Nosa could be handed a midfield role alongside John Obi Mikel and Eddy Onazi for the crunch game in Add...
Dele Aiyenugba Unhappy With Conduct Of Bnei Yehuda Fans
Published: October 07, 2013
Bnei Yehuda numero uno Dele Aiyenugba was unhappy with the conduct of the supporters in the wake of the 4 - 2 home loss to Maccabi Petah Tikva on SaturdayThe fans were singled out for criticism by the Nigeria international after they chanted racist songs directed at two colored players of Maccabi Petah Tikva - Nigerian...
Kenneth Omeruo May Be Invited For Ethiopia Reverse Fixture
Published: October 07, 2013
Middlesbrough target Kenneth Omeruo has claimed that he is in contact with the National Team handlers and will be handed a call-up for the reverse fixture between Nigeria and Ethiopia in Calabar on November 16, allnigeriasoccer.com has been specially informed.19 - year - old Omeruo has not played for the Super Eagles s...
Michael Eneramo Makes First Start For Besiktas
Published: October 06, 2013
Nigeria international Michael Eneramo made the starting lineup for the first time in the Super League as Istanbul giants Besiktas defeated Eski├ůčehirspor 1 - 0 on Saturday, October 5.He was handed a rare start by manager Bilic due to the illness of the Eagles top striker Hugo Almeida.The 27 - year - old lasted 63 minu...
EXCLUSIVE: Sylvester Igbonu To Pledge International Future To Denmark
Published: October 06, 2013
FC Midtjylland attacker Sylvester Igbonu has dropped a strong hint that he will play for the Denmark National Team instead of the Super Eagles.The 23 - year - old is enjoying a purple patch in the Superliga, with 5 goals in his last 7 matches for the Jutland based club and there is talk that he could be handed a call-u...
Eddy Onazi Plays Down Heroics
Published: October 06, 2013
Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi was dinning with his brother in Italy last week when he spotted a thief who had targeted tourists, and handed him over to the police. Now, the Nigeria international has modestly brushed aside the praises that he received from local and foreign media.“A few days ago, news broke abo...
Michael Olaitan Ready To Play In Any Position For Olympiakos
Published: October 05, 2013
Flying Eagles star Michael Olaitan has declared that he can adapt to any offensive position Olympiakos manager, Michel mandates him to play.The 20 - year - old is primarily an attacking midfielder but can also cover several roles in attack.“At Olympiakos and also in the national team of my country I have played i...
NFF Supremo, Aminu Maigari Fancies Eagles Chances Away To Ethiopia
Published: October 05, 2013
Ahead of the eagerly anticipated World Cup cracker between African champions Super Eagles and Wayla Antelopes of Ethiopia, Nigeria Federation supremo Aminu Maigari believes Nigeria will scale through to the tournament in Brazil if they get a good result in Addis Ababa next weekend.Speaking to Brila FM,  Maigari sa...
Eddy Onazi : We Showed Character
Published: October 04, 2013
Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi, 20 , has commented on Thursday’s Europa League clash against Trabzonspor which finished 3 - 3.The highly rated starlet was on target in the 29th minute, his second goal in Europe for the Biancoceleste.“It was a very important game. We showed character in the final minutes and co...