Nwankwo Kanu : Nigeria Can Win The World Cup
Published: August 15, 2013
Nwankwo Kanu, former Nigeria international who retired in 2012, believes the Super Eagles will qualify for the 2014 World Cup and even win the tournament in South America.Speaking to goal.com, the ex Ajax Amsterdam striker said : ''We are definitely going to the World Cup next year, and we want to win the Cup for Afric...
Updated - South Africa v Nigeria : How The Players Rated
Published: August 15, 2013
The encounter on Wednesday between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana was more than a friendly as both teams used  the tie to fine-tune strategies ahead of vital World Cup qualifying matches in September.And for that reason, manager Stephen Keshi came to South Africa with a strong squad, despite the late withdrawa...
Nigeria Beat South Africa 2 - 0 To Win Mandela Challenge
Published: August 15, 2013
Penalty box predator Uche Nwofor has used the Nelson Mandela Challenge clash to announce his arrival on the world stage after netting a brace in the 2 - 0 victory over South Africa on Wednesday evening in Durban.Despite VVV Venlo's relegation to the Jupiler League , the Nigeria handlers took note of Nwofor's outstandin...
Siphiwe Tshabalala Feeling Confident Ahead Nigeria Clash
Published: August 14, 2013
South Africa international midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala is positive Bafana Bafana can churn out a victory against African champions Nigeria when both teams lock horns this evening at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.'' It is going to be a tough match, we know they are a quality side but it is also an opportunity fo...
Aaron Samuel Confident Of Eagles Victory Against South Africa
Published: August 13, 2013
Sarpsborg 08 attacker Aaron Samuel is not losing sleep that he did not get the green-light from the Nigeria handlers to join the Super Eagles in South Africa.The youngster only made the standby list, and might have journeyed to South Africa if any of the strikers in the roster - Victor Obinna, Ahmed Musa, Nnamdi Oduama...
Michael Olaitan Earns Rave Reviews In Greece, Spain
Published: August 12, 2013
Olympiakos attacking midfielder Michael Olaitan made the back pages in Greece following his performance in the 2 - 1 loss to Valencia on Sunday in a pre - season friendly.Introduced in the second half, the 20 - year - old Nigeria youth international troubled the Spanish defense and assisted in the goal scored by David ...
Sodje's Pompey Deal In Doubt
Published: August 12, 2013
Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje, has revealed that his much expected move to Portsmouth may not see the light of day after all.The 2008 FA Cup winners told reporters that Portsmouth want him take a pay cut for the deal to go through.Sodje, who is a free agent however seems unperturbed by the development as he a...
Fans To Pay 45 Euros To Watch Eagles
Published: August 12, 2013
Tickets for Wednesday's international friendly game tagged 'the Mandela Challenge' between Nigeria and South Africa in Durban will go on sale today, Monday.There will be four categories of tickets - both online and physical on sale. They include - Upper Terraces (R220 or N3,600 ), Lower Terraces (R350 or N5,727), Middl...
Godfrey Oboabona : South Africa Will Fall
Published: August 12, 2013
Super Eagles and Sunshine Stars defender, Godfrey Oboabona, strongly believe that South Africa's Bafana-Bafana will not be difficult for the African champions to beat when both sides clash in an international friendly scheduled to hold on Wednesday.Speaking before the team’s departure on Sunday, Oboabona who was ...
Shola Ameobi Wants To Quit Newcastle United
Published: August 11, 2013
Nigeria international Shola Ameobi has confirmed to British media he wants to depart Newcastle United in the summer transfer market.Shola Ameobi is further down the pecking order of attackers at St James Park following the arrival of Loic Remy. The 31 - year - old told Sky Sports : '' If they bring in strikers I might ...
EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea Defender Kenneth Omeruo Faces Three Months On The Sidelines
Published: August 09, 2013
Ahead of the Super Eagles friendly against South Africa in Durban, Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo has suffered a relapse on his shoulder injury which he picked up at the Fifa Confederations Cup in June.Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that he 19 - year - old central defender will undergo surgery in the coming day...
Bwari Council Boss To Flag Off FCT Coaches Vacation Coaching Clinic And Competition
Published: August 08, 2013
Over one thousand youths and 200 coaches are expected to attend the maiden edition of the FCT Grassroots Football Coaching Clinic and competition at Bwari town in Bwari Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory on Saturday, August 10, 2013.These events organized under the auspices of the Nigeria Football Coaches As...
Fifa Ranking : Nigeria In The 35th Position
Published: August 08, 2013
On Thursday morning, Football's governing body, Fifa released its monthly ranking of national teams. The Super Eagles are now ranked in the 35th position.Compared to last month's ranking, Nigeria, who are the 5th best team in Africa, did not make any progress or decline.World Cup qualifying group opponents Malawi, Keny...
Obafemi Martins : The Competition In MLS Is Strong
Published: August 08, 2013
Interviewed by the official website of Fifa, Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins, who previously had spells with Newcastle United and Birmingham City, has compared the English Premier League to the MLS.'' It’s a bit like England. The competition in MLS is strong and they’re physical as well. '' And the...
Spartak Moscow Icon, Valery Kechinov: Emenike Was Spartak's Number One Striker
Published: August 07, 2013
Former Spartak Moscow Valery Kechinov , who won the Russian Premier League six times with the red and white , has commented on the transfer of Emmanuel Emenike to Fenerbahce.'' Clearly, the striker Emenike was number one in Spartak, he - the player is very good. '' I believe that his departure - a loss for the club. In...