West Brom Coach: Peter Odemwingie Has Not Been Frozen Out
Published: May 03, 2013
Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie has not played for West Brom since March 30 when he came on as a substitute against West Ham.Since the attacker's failed move to Queens Park Rangers in the winter transfer market, his appearances in the Premier League have been limited. Manager of West Brom, Steve Clarke has told ...
CAF Appoints Gabonese Officials For Rangers - Recreativo do Libolo Clash
Published: May 02, 2013
The Confederation of African Football has appointed five officials for the Champions League third qualifying round clash between Enugu Rangers and Angolan club Recreativo do Libolo.Gabonese referee Otogo Castane will take charge of the game at the Estadio de Calulo.  Assisting him are two of his countrymen - Vinga...
John Ogu Starts Full Training With Academica
Published: May 02, 2013
After more than a month of inactivity, John Ogu is set to return to action this weekend against Vitória Setúbal.He had been on the sidelines due to a knee complaint since late March but trained without difficulty with the rest of the Academica squad on Wednesday. In Ogu's absence, Academica lost two games...
Yekini's One Year Remembrance: Siasia Berates Low Turnout
Published: May 02, 2013
Former Super Eagles Coach and teammate of the late Rashidi Yekini, Samson Siasia expressed his disappointment at the low turnout at the book launch and lecture to commence the first year anniversary of the demise of late goal king held in Ibadan yesterday as many expected guests were absent from the event.Speaking with...
Michael Olaitan Begins Training With Olympiakos
Published: May 02, 2013
New Olympiakos signing Michael Olaitan trained for the first time with his teammates on Wednesday, May 1.The 20 -year - old attacking midfielder completed his switch to the Greek champions two days ago.Michael Olaitan was present at the afternoon session, which basically consisted of exercises. Afterwards, all the play...
Offers Pour In For Chibuzor Okonkwo After Brilliant Start To Season
Published: May 02, 2013
After starting the 2013 league season like a man on a mission, offers have began to pour in for Super Eagles right full back Chibuzor Okonkwo. The on loan Rangers utility defender's eleectric start to the season has not gone un noticed by foreign clubs who want to lure him into their fold to fortify their defenses.Okon...
Harmony Ikande Arrested In Israel For Visa Violation
Published: May 02, 2013
Former Nigeria youth - teamer Harmony Ikande was arrested on Wednesday during training by Israeli Immigration for visa violations, writes one.co.il. The Immigration authority came to Hapoel Ashkelon's training complex yesterday to investigate if Ikande had been staying illegally in Israel without valid documents.Though...
Kenya Super Talent, Blackberry May Be Recalled For Nigeria Match
Published: May 01, 2013
Lille striker Divock Origi, cousin to Kenya’s number one keeper Arnold Origi is among the players that are being constantly watched by Harambee Stars Coach Adel Amrouche. According to his assistant James Nandwa, there are over 20 foreign based players who are being watched and are likely to be called up for the n...
Christian Obodo To Start Training On Friday
Published: April 30, 2013
Nigeria international Christian Obodo is expected to start full training with Dinamo Minsk on Friday, reports the official website of the Belarus club.Due to injury, the 28 - year - old central midfielder has not played an official game since joining the capital side as a free agent in the winter transfer market.He had...
Adeleye, Afolabi May Be Suspended For Six Months
Published: April 30, 2013
According to sport-express.ru with reference to the official website of the Russian Premier League, rus.rfpl.org Kuban Krasnodar has excluded from its squad two Nigerian internationals  - Dele Adeleye and Abdulwaheed Afolabi.Adeleye and Afolabi were sent to the reserve team of Kuban despite having first team ...
Emmanuel Emenike Out For At Least Two Months
Published: April 30, 2013
Head coach of Spartak Moscow, Valery Karpin has told the press in Russia that Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike will be out of action for at least two months.Recall that the 25 - year - old had to be stretchered from the pitch against Anzhi on Sunday after damaging knee ligaments.Soviet Sport quoted Valery Karpin as say...
Anthony Ujah Targets Maximum Points In Remaining Games
Published: April 29, 2013
On loan at Cologne until the end of the 2012 - 2013 campaign, Super Eagles invitee Anthony Ujah has remained modest after netting his 12th goal in the 2 Bundesliga against 1860 Munich this past weekend.The ex Lillestrom hero, who joined Cologne just before the close of last summer's transfer window, looks to be enjoyin...
Jossy Lad Back At UCH, As Family Seeks HelpTo Fly Him Abroad
Published: April 29, 2013
The health of the former Coach of Super Falcons, Joseph Ladipo popularly known as Jossy Lad has slides back and had returned to University Teaching Hospital Ibadan where he was discharged two weeks ago.The visibly worried first son of the ailing Coach, Wale Ladipo said the health of his dad that was earlier certified i...
Gbenga Arokoyo Delighted With First Goal In Sweden
Published: April 29, 2013
Mjällby central defender Gbenga Arokoyo has shared some of his joy after scoring his first ever goal in the Swedish championship.The Nigeria youth - teamer was on target after 81 minutes in Mjallby's 4 - 2 win over Brommapojkarna on Sunday.Speaking to allnigeriasoccer.com, Gbenga Arokoyo said: ''I feel very happy ...
Injured Emmanuel Emenike Likely To Miss Confederations Cup
Published: April 29, 2013
Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike is in a race against time to be fit for the Fifa Confederations Cup in June after he damaged his knee ligaments against Anzhi Makhachkala in the 26th round of matches in the Russian Premier League.The 25 - year - old had been on the sidelines for more than two months due to a thigh inju...