Dynamo Kiev Coach Praises Efe Ambrose
Published: February 14, 2013
The coach of Dynamo Kiev, Oleg Blokhin has hinted that the Ukrainian vice - champions will sanction Nigerian striker Brown Ideye if he does not return to Kiev on Thursday.On Tuesday, Ideye returned with the Super Eagles to Abuja on the orders of the Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan. He did not feature in Dynamo Kiev...
Real Betis Want Nosa Back In Spain
Published: February 14, 2013
Nosa Igiebor is a major doubt to play for Real Betis in their weekend clash with Espanyol at the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat. Coach Pepe Mel had intentions of fielding Nosa against the Barcelona based side, but the Super Eagle is still holed up in Nigeria celebrating the country's victory at the African Cup of Natio...
Haugesund Regret Not Signing Sunday Mba
Published: February 14, 2013
Haugesund have regretted their decision not to sign Nigerian offensive player Sunday Mba some years back. The Warri Wolves star tested with the Norwegian club in November 2007.Mba, then a teenager, trained with FKH, and despite scoring a hat-trick in the 8-2 win over Kopervik, he was not offered a contract.  Nils ...
Austin Ejide Returns To Israel on Thursday
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria international Austin Ejide will return to Israel on Thursday to begin training with Hapoel Be'er Sheva ahead of Saturday's fixture in the championship against  Hapoel Ramat Gan.While Ejide was on national team duty with the Nigeria selection, coach Elisha Levy preferred Ben Senan in goal. The 30 - year - o...
Brown Ideye Overwhelmed With Emotion
Published: February 13, 2013
Nigeria striker Brown Ideye in an interview with the official website of Dynamo Kiev says he is delighted to win the African Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles.'' I was overwhelmed with emotion. I am very happy because this is my first trophy with Nigeria. Anyway, this is the first major trophy for me in my entir...
Victor Moses Returns To England
Published: February 12, 2013
Chelsea winger Victor Moses was not amongst the Super Eagles players that arrived the nation's capital Abuja on Tuesday. He left the Johannesburg camp of the National Team on Monday afternoon to his base in the United Kingdom.On his return to England on Tuesday afternoon, Moses tweeted :''Back in England. I had amazing...
Christian Obodo Eyes National Team Recall
Published: February 12, 2013
After more than 4 years in the international wilderness, Christian Obodo is hoping to sign a contract with Belarusian club Dinamo Minsk to enhance his chances of getting a recall to the National Team.The central midfielder, who has been training with Dinamo Minsk for the past six days, told the official website: ''I ho...
Stephen Keshi Withdraws Resignation
Published: February 12, 2013
After ironing out their differences, Stephen Keshi would return as Head Coach of the Super Eagles.Only last night, Keshi announced his resignation moments after the Eagles won their third African Cup of Nations trophy. Stephen Keshi had had a change of heart and decided to continue his work as coach, the Nigeria Footba...
Alaiya Allays Fears On Emenike Injury
Published: February 07, 2013
Ben Alaiya, spokesman of the Super Eagles, has played down speculations that Emmanuel Emenike is injured and may not be available for Sunday's African Cup of Nations final against Burkina Faso. Earlier, there were fears that the Spartak Moscow ace had pulled his hamstring after he struck a shot in the 87th minute of ye...
Victor Obinna Defends Peter Odemwingie In Transfer Saga
Published: February 07, 2013
Lokomotiv Moscow striker Victor Obinna has told Russian media that he is in touch with Peter Odemwingie. The ex Inter Milan player also commented on Odemwingie's recent problems with coach Stephen Keshi and West Brom. ''Trust me, he is loved in the national team. Coach Stephen Keshi was constantly inviting Peter. And a...
Nurudeen Orelesi Left Out Of Squad For League Restart
Published: February 06, 2013
Albanian league leaders Skënderbeu Korçë are likely to be without the services of Nurudeen Orelesi for Friday's game in the championship against Oshobe Oladele's Vllaznia Shkodër, coach Mirel Josa has hinted.Recall that Orelesi is rebelling with the leadership of  Skënderbeu Korç&...
Update - Nurudeen Orelesi Frozen Out Of First Team
Published: February 05, 2013
Former Nigeria youth international Nurudeen Orelesi was not listed as Skënderbeu Korçë thrashed Kastrioti Krujë 5 - 1 to progress to the semi-final of the Albanian Cup on Monday.Nurudeen Orelesi is fishing for a move away from the Albanian champions and has held clear-the-air-talks with president ...
Stephen Keshi Hails Eddy Onazi As 'The Black Frank Lampard'
Published: February 05, 2013
In an interview with celebrated Italian sports daily La Gazzetta Dello Sport, Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi has nothing but praise for Lazio youngster Eddy Onazi.Last summer, Lazio coach Vladimir Petkovic fell in love with the qualities of Onazi after watching him play for the youth team of the Biancocelesti  and s...
Victor Obinna: Everyone Expects Nigeria - Ghana Final
Published: February 05, 2013
Lokomotiv Moscow attacking all-rounder Victor Obinna was ignored for selection when Nigeria boss Stephen Keshi released his African Cup of Nations roster.Obinna, who has been monitoring the Eagles performance in South Africa, has commented to the official website of the Railway Men the reasoning behind Keshi's decision...
Anichebe Would Have Made A Mark In South Africa - Femi Orenuga
Published: February 05, 2013
Former Everton starlet Femi Orenuga is delighted with the progress of Nigeria international Victor Anichebe this season and wishes he was in the Nigeria squad campaigning for honors at the ongoing African Cup of Nations.'' It was great to see him get on the score-sheet for the 3-3 draw with Aston Villa on Saturday. Vic...