Women's Ranking : Falcons Remain Best In Africa
Published: August 02, 2013
The Falcons of Nigeria are 32nd in the latest Women's World Ranking of the game's governing body Fifa.With 1622 points, compared to the last ranking, Nigeria's position is unchanged, but the 8 - time champions of Africa remain the best team on the continent. Cameroon, Ghana , South Africa, Equatorial Guinea , Ivory Coa...
Nurudeen Orelesi Waiting To Hear From Neftci Over Contract
Published: August 02, 2013
Skënderbeu Korçë midfielder Nurudeen Orelesi is still hopeful the Albanian champions can qualify for the next round of Europe's elite club competition, the Champions League even after the 3 - 0 loss to Shakhter Karagandy of Kazakhstan in the first leg.'' Though we lost the first leg of the Champions Le...
Michael Olaitan Looking Forward To Steven Gerrard's Testimonial
Published: August 01, 2013
Highly rated starlet Michael Olaitan , 20, netted a brace on Wednesday in an exhibition match between Olympiakos and German club Sandhausen.Playing as a right midfielder, the 2013 Fifa Under 20 World Cup star got his name on the score sheet in the 26th and 55th minute.Michael Olaitan , who signed a four - year contract...
World Exclusive : Kenneth Omeruo Gets Work Permit
Published: July 31, 2013
Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo was on Monday granted a work permit by the British Home Office. The 19 - year - old will depart Abuja to start training with Chelsea on Wednesday night or latest Thursday.'' Kenneth called me on Monday to inform me that he has been granted a work permit by the authorities.'' He had ...
Vincent Enyeama Is Number One At Lille
Published: July 31, 2013
Nigeria custodian Vincent Enyeama will be the numero uno for French club Lille this coming season, and that means manager Rene Girard has relegated Steeve Elana to the bench. It would be recalled that the experienced Super Eagles goalkeeper rejected a return to Maccabi Tel Aviv this summer, insisting that he will fight...
New Betis Signing, Joan Verdu Praises Nosa Igiebor
Published: July 31, 2013
New Real Betis signing Joan Verdu has praised Nigeria international Nosa Igiebor for his skills and making things easy for him since he joined the The Green-and-Whites last month on a four - year contract.The 30 - year - old midfielder told estadiodeportivo.com : '' Probably yes (I best understand Nosa) . But it is als...
Under 17 : Coach Manu Garba Seizes Players' Mobile Phones
Published: July 30, 2013
Manu Garba, coach of Nigeria Under 17 team, has seized the mobile phones of the players that are training in Calabar ahead of the tournament in the United Arab Emirates.To ensure maximum attention , the players in camp, about 30 of them, are now to be given their phones only on Sundays.The Golden Eaglets were involved ...
Visa Hitch Keeps Udoh, Oshobe In Albania
Published: July 30, 2013
Last week, Albanian Super League new boys Partizani Tirana left the capital for a training camp in Greece without their two Nigerian imports - Felix Udoh and Oladele Oshobe. As at Tuesday evening, both players were still in Albania awaiting the outcome of the visa application of midfielder Oshobe.'' Hopefully, we are ...
Fifa Names Madagascan Officials For Nigeria - Malawi WCQ
Published: July 30, 2013
The Federation of International Football Association (Fifa) has appointed officials from Madagascar to handle the crucial 2014 World Cup qualifying tie between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Flames of Malawi, at the UJ Usuene Stdaium, Calabar.Fifa has named 29-year-old Hamada el Moussa Nampiandraza as centre refe...
Exciting Prospect Samuel Monday Ayinoko Scores For Second Consecutive Game
Published: July 30, 2013
Exciting prospect Samuel Monday Ayinoko was on target for the straight game, netting after the half hour  as ängelholm humiliated Paul Obiefule's Assyriska 6 - 1.The win takes ängelholm to the ninth position on the table with 20 points from 16 matches, 10 points behind fourth on the log GAIS.'' The game ...
Stanley Okoro Secures Work Permit, Ready To Face CSKA Sofia
Published: July 30, 2013
Nigeria youth international Stanley Okoro failed to make his league debut for Bulgarian club Cherno More last weekend.The official website of Cherno More had earlier informed that the 20 - year - old striker had been registered by the Bulgarian Federation.'' I did not play against Slavia Sofia because I had not receive...
Anthony Ujah Maintains Scoring Form In Cologne Draw
Published: July 29, 2013
Nigeria international Anthony Ujah is on a good run of form, having scored 2 goals in the last 2 matches in the 2 Bundesliga.But the same can not be said of Cologne, who are targeting promotion to Germany's top tier but have failed to win any match in the current campaign. On July 20, the Billy Goats shared the spoils ...
Champions League : Nurudeen Orelesi Targets Shakhter Karagandy Scalp
Published: July 29, 2013
On the eve of Skënderbeu Korçë's UEFA Champions League third qualifying round fixture against Kazakhstan champions Shakhter Karagandy, Nurudeen Orelesi has shared his thoughts and impressions on the game which will be played at Astana Arena (Astana).'' Since the day after the qualifying match against N...
Henty Ezekiel Idolizes George Weah
Published: July 28, 2013
Highly rated Nigerian starlet Henty Isoken Ezekiel in an interview with the official website of Spezia has said that he idolizes the most iconic footballer to come from Liberia and former World Footballer of the Year , George Weah. About two weeks ago, the Little Eagles announced the arrival of Ezekiel on loan for the ...
Besiktas Complete Signing Of Michael Eneramo
Published: July 28, 2013
BeÅiktaÅ J.K have completed the signing of Nigeria international Michael Eneramo, president Fikret Orman announced at a press conference on Saturday, after the Black Eagles lost 3 - 1 to Southampton in a pre - season friendly.There was uncertainty surrounding the transfer of the 27 - year - old attacker after a tra...