Ankle Injury Rules Uche Nwofor Out Of RKC Waalwijk Match
Published: November 04, 2013
Uche Nwofor is a major injury worry ahead of the home game with RKC Waalwijk on Friday, the official website of Heerenveen reported today.The Nigeria international had to be substituted in the 69th minute in Sunday’s Eredivisie tie with FC Utrecht after suffering an ankle injury.Club physiotherapist Erik ten Voor...
Vincent Enyeama Heaps Praise On Manager Girard
Published: November 04, 2013
Nigeria international Vincent Enyeama is clearly the most outstanding goalkeeper in Europe at the moment, having not conceded a goal in his last seven matches in Ligue 1.This past weekend against Monaco, the 31 - year - old custodian prevented Falcao and Rivière - two of the most feared strikers in France with a...
CAF President Issa Hayatou Charges Eaglets To Win For Africa
Published: November 04, 2013
Confederation of Africa Football supremo Alhaji Issa Hayatou, has charged the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup, UAE 2013 for Africa.Hayatou, addressing the Golden Eaglets at their Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai, commended the team for their brand of football which he said has warmed them into t...
Taiwo Awoniyi Declares Himself Fit For Showdown With Sweden
Published: November 04, 2013
Taiwo Awoniyi is fast becoming a house hold name in Nigeria, due to his exploits for the Nigeria Golden Eaglets at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.The Nigerian forward, just 16 years old, arrived in UAE expecting to learn lessons, supporting his older, moreexperienced mates from the bench. B...
Coach Manu Garba Coy About Availability Of Isaac Success
Published: November 04, 2013
The Head Coach of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, Manu Garba says his boys are battle ready for the game against Sweden and have set their eyes on achieving their goal which is to emerge champions at the tournament.The coach who spoke at the Nigeria/Sweden game pre-match press conference in Dubai also refuses to confirm...
Golden Eaglets Book Semi - Final Ticket
Published: November 03, 2013
Goals in each half by Taiwo Awoniyi gave the Golden Eaglets a 2 - 0 victory over Uruguay at Sharjah Stadium Shajah City, United Arab Emirates on Saturday night in the quarter - final of the Fifa Under 17s.Nigeria won the game because of their attacking prowess and executed their chances with precision unlike their coun...
Nosa Igiebor Faces Spell On The Sidelines
Published: November 01, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igibeor is a major injury doubt ahead of the meeting with Malaga on Sunday.An adductor enthesitis injury made the Nigeria international miss the La Liga clash with Levante on Thursday, and his length of spell on the sidelines is unclear for now.Nosa Igiebor has made 7 appearances for the Sevi...
Kehinde Fatai To Switch Allegiance To Romania
Published: November 01, 2013
The Romania Football Federation has intensified efforts in its pursuit of former Nigeria Under 20 international Kehinde Fatai, currently representing Club Brugge on loan from Astra Giurgiu. According to the electronic edition of Sports Day Greece, the Romania Federation is hastening the process of issuing the Nigerian ...
Michael Olaitan Out Of Action For Two Weeks
Published: November 01, 2013
Flying Eagles star Michael Olaitan has been ruled out of action for the next two weeks after he suffered a contusion to the right hamstring, informs gazzetta.gr.And that means the 20 - year - old attacking midfielder will definitely not feature for Olympiakos when they clash with Panathinaikos in one of the big games i...
Peter Odemwingie Speaks On Racism Involving Yaya Toure
Published: October 31, 2013
On Sports360 Nigerian international and Cardiff City striker Peter Odemwingie called in live on the show to discuss the racistchants towards Yaya Toure in Russia and what increasing the number of countries participating in the world cup would do to the development of football in Africa. The Nigeria international shared...
Michael Olaitan Nets Second Goal In Cup
Published: October 31, 2013
In a match with a lot of goals and excitement, Greece champions Olympiakos Piraeus defeated Fokikos 5 - 3 on Wednesday evening.Recall the Reds had won the first leg 5 -1 and thus progress to the third round with an aggregate scoreline of 10 - 4.Flying Eagles star Michael Olaitan netted his second goal in the cup this t...
Bartholomew Ogbeche On The Verge Of Inking Hapoel Acre Deal
Published: October 30, 2013
Nigeria international Bartholomew Ogbeche is on the brink of being offered a contract by Israeli Premier League campaigners Hapoel Acre.The 29 - year - old attacker showed off his striking qualities to the manager and players after he netted a hat - trick during internal training on Wednesday.Ogbeche is now a free agen...
Gomo Onduku Scores Beautiful Goal In Romania
Published: October 30, 2013
Romanian media was full of praise for Nigeria international Gomo Onduku despite his club Concordia Chiajna losing 2 - 1 to Dinamo Bucharest in one of the 12th round matches in the topflight decided on Monday night.The 19 - year - old , who can cover several roles in attack, scored a beautiful goal in the 62nd minute of...
Golden Eaglets Go Goal Crazy Again, Thrash Iran 4 - 1
Published: October 29, 2013
Nigeria have qualified for the quarter-finals of the ongoing Fifa Under 17 World Cup after thrashing Iran 4 - 1 at Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain on Tuesday evening.The Golden Eaglets underlined their credentials as one of the favorites to win the tournament for a fourth time by netting three first half goals.Samu...
Obafemi Martins Reveals Inter Chief Massimo Moratti Gave Him Cash When He Lost Dad
Published: October 29, 2013
Seattle Sounders attacker Obafemi Martins has commented on the decision of Massimo Moratti to sell majority of his stake at Inter Milan to Erick Thohir.“He has been a great president, was very kind to me and has done so much for so many players. Wish him the best, as he has done to me.“When my father died, ...