CHAN 2014: Lady Luck Deserts Super Eagles, Lose To Ghana On Penalties
Published: January 30, 2014
10-man Ghana stretched Super Eagles to win 4-1 via penalties on Wednesday night in the second semi finals of the on-going African Nations Championship.Earlier in the day, Libya needed the demon known as penalty to dispatch Warriors of Zimbabwe to progress to the final of the competition.Aliyu Ibrahim hit the post for t...
Individual Training For Joel Obi
Published: January 29, 2014
Ahead of the meeting with Roma on Sunday, Parma held another round of training session on Wednesday morning and afternoon.Nigerian midfielder Joel Obi is struggling for fitness and did not take part in full training,Instead, the 22 - year - old, on loan from Inter Milan till the end of this season,  practiced on h...
Dele Aiyenugba Drops To The Bench For Hapoel Petah Tikva Clash
Published: January 29, 2014
Bnei Yehuda custodian Dele Aiyenugba might be relegated to the substitutes bench for the State Cup clash away to Hapoel Petah Tikva on Wednesday evening. Following a string of poor performances, the experienced goalkeeper is likely to be axed from the starting lineup, with back up goalie Tom Almadon tipped to replace t...
Emmanuel Emenike Faces Three Weeks On The Sidelines
Published: January 28, 2014
Fenerbahçe marksman Emmanuel Emenike will spend the next three weeks on the sidelines.He suffered a tear in his muscle on Monday night as the Yellow Canaries defeated Konyaspor 2  - 1.In the 78th minute, the Nigeria international had to make way for Mehmet Topuz and scans have now revealed that he will not ...
Exclusive: Italian - Nigerian Forward Marco Tagbajumi Eyes National Team Call Up
Published: January 27, 2014
Little known Marco Tagbajumi, 25, has been banging in the goals for fun in the Cypriot top flight.Only yesterday, the attacker netted his tenth league goal as Ermis defeated Ethnikos Achna 1 - 0 in the 18th round.Tagbajumi’s adviser, Ben Itorho wants manager Stephen Keshi to hand him an invitation to the National...
Nationwide side, Juvenile FC Name Festus Allen Technical Director
Published: January 27, 2014
In a desperate move to secure promotion to Nigeria Professional cadre, management of a Nationwide side Juvenile FC Ota has announced former Coach of 3SC Festus Allen as its new Technical Director. The team, while unveiling the experienced gaffer, expressed high optimism that the caliber of the coach would surely give t...
Red Hot Olaitan Nets Seventh Of The Season
Published: January 26, 2014
Michael Olaitan is staking a claim to make the Super Eagles World Cup roster after his form for Olympiacos  earned him a starting shirt in Sunday evening’s Super League showdown with Xanthi. The 21 - year - old attacking midfielder cum striker scored his fourth league goal of the season, his second in as man...
Ejike Uzoenyi : This Is The Greatest Comeback I Have Witnessed
Published: January 25, 2014
Enugu Rangers winger Ejike Uzoenyi has admitted that the 4 - 3 win over Morocco on Saturday in the quarter - finals of the African Nations Championship was the greatest comeback he has witnessed as a professional footballer.The Super Eagles really looked dead and buried trailing by three goals at the end of the first h...
Eagles Shock Lions In Miracle Of Cape Town!
Published: January 25, 2014
Aliyu Ibrahim struck late as Stephen Keshi’s Super Eagles dramatically qualified for the African Nations Championship semi finals with a thrilling 4-3 win over Morocco on Saturday. The victory was even sweeter as the Atlas Lions had led 3-0 at the end of the first half.The result meant the Super Eagles have zoome...
Taye Taiwo Left Without A Home; French Authorities Auction Mansion For Evading Taxes
Published: January 24, 2014
Bursaspor wing-back Taye Taiwo has had his house confiscated by the authorities in France due to his failure to remit his taxes from the period 2008 - 2011. According to a report in authoritative regional daily La Provence, the Nigeria international owed backlog of taxes of approximately one million euros.His mansion i...
Brown Ideye Rescues Draw For Dynamo Kiev
Published: January 24, 2014
On Friday , Dynamo Kiev traded tackles with Azerbaijani opponents FC Baku in their second exhibition game at their training camp in Marbella, where the Ukrainian Premier League side are preparing for the second stanza of the championship.From the penalty spot, Huseynov gave FC Baku the lead in the 38th minute only for ...
Morocco National Team Trains Behind Closed Doors
Published: January 24, 2014
Ahead of the showdown with Nigeria in the quarter finals of the African Nations Championship on Saturday, Morocco National Team trained for the last time today in Cape Town behind closed doors, just like they did on Thursday.All the players of the Atlas Lions, who are debuting in this tournament, trained even those who...
Bartholomew Ogbeche Ready For SC Cambuur Debut
Published: January 24, 2014
New acquisition Bartholomew Ogbeche could make his debut for SC Cambuur when they play Heerenveen in the Dutch championship on Sunday. The official website of Cambuur has reported that the Nigeria international’s paper work is in place and his transfer has been rubber-stamped by the Federation. That means the 29 ...
Morocco Can Not Stop Eagles - Bewarang
Published: January 23, 2014
The National President of the Nigeria Football Coaches Association (NFCA), Bitrus Bewarang has boasted that the Atlas Lions of Morocco does not have the ability of stopping the Super Eagles in the quarter-final match of the on-going Africa Nations Cup Championship holding in South Africa. According to the former Super ...
Sani Emmanuel Resumes Training With Lazio
Published: January 22, 2014
Lazio striker Sani Emmanuel is nearing full fitness after he trained with the Fouri squad of the Biancocelesti just hours after his plane touched down in the Italian capital, Rome. The 21 - year - old had spent some time on the sidelines due to a heel tendon injury which he went to treat in France few days ago.“I...