Agent: Joel Obi Is Doing Well And Recovering
Published: March 13, 2013
In an interview with Italian media, Renzo Contratto, the agent of Inter Milan midfielder Joel Obi, has confirmed that his client underwent surgery in Finland.The operation was successful and the Nigeria international could return to the pitch in the next couple of months if his rehabilitation goes according to plan.''J...
Honduras Cancels Friendly Match With Nigeria
Published: March 13, 2013
Honduras has cancelled plans for a friendly with African champions Nigeria on May 26 in Washington,United States.The reason for the cancellation of the exhibition match is due to the high appearance fee representatives of the Nigeria Football Federation demanded from their Honduras counterparts which has made the game ...
World Exclusive: Agent Confirms Ejike Uzoenyi Has Joined Rennes
Published: March 12, 2013
In this interview, French agent Letrocquer Xavier, who represents Ejike Uzoenyi, answers questions from allnigeriasoccer.com's Editorial staff on the the club situation of the Nigeria international. He has plenty to say.........Can you confirm media reports that Ejike Uzoenyi has inked a contract with Ligue 1 club Renn...
Kenya Technical Bench Urges Clubs To Respect Protocol
Published: March 12, 2013
The Kenyan national soccer team technical bench has requested all clubs to ensure they respect protocol especially in sending out communication in regards to players’ attendance or missing national team training. According to the officials, this will help in avoiding conflict between the national team and the clu...
Nigeria Federation Denies Lesbian Ban
Published: March 11, 2013
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF denied on Monday that it has banned lesbians from playing for the National Teams. It was necessary for the body to clarify statements credited to president of the Nigerian female football league (NWFL), Dilichukwu Onyedinma after football's regulators, Fifa opened an investigation.'...
Nigeria To Lock Horns With Honduras In May
Published: March 10, 2013
As part of her preparations for the Confederations Cup and the reverse World Cup qualifying fixture against Kenya, African champions Nigeria will lock horns with the Honduras National Team, nicknamed Los Catrachos on May 26th in Washington, United States.The exhibition match has been confirmed by the president of Feder...
Late Okey Isima Deserves To Be Immortalized By Players Union - Jumare
Published: March 10, 2013
The sudden demise of ex-international footballer, Okey Isima is still grieving to the close associate of the former Green Eagles midfielder as Director of facilities National Sports Commission (NSC) South/West Zone 1, Hammed Jumare has described his death as a colossal loss to Nigerian football.Jumare, while mourning I...
Victor Moses Eyes Manchester United Scalp
Published: March 10, 2013
Nigerian winger Victor Moses has promised to do everything within his power for Chelsea to overcome Manchester United in the quarter -finals of the FA Cup.''We just need to focus on each game as it comes from now until the end of the season. The game against United isn't going to be easy because they are a top side, bu...
Amrouche Holds First Training Session With Kenya Players
Published: March 08, 2013
Newly appointed Harambee Stars Coach Adel Amrouche had his first session of training with the national team players on Thursday evening. Amrouche had all the local based players, 29 in number report for the first session.''It was a very good session with the players meeting the coach and getting to interact and know ea...
Eddy Onazi Delighted With First Professional Goal For Lazio
Published: March 07, 2013
Lazio have one foot in the quarter-finals of the Europa League after Thursday night's 2 - 0 away win over Stuttgart.  Eddy Onazi's goal after 56 minutes only crowned an outstanding display. Rightly, he was chosen as the most outstanding player for Lazio in the post match ratings by Italian media.The Nigeria intern...
Keshi Unveils List Of Foreign Professionals For Kenya Clash
Published: March 07, 2013
Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi has released the list of foreign based professionals to face Kenya in a World Cup qualifier in Calabar on March 23rd.Levante striker Obafemi Martins is the headline name on the roster while there is no place in the team for injured Spartak Moscow ace Emmanuel Emenike, substantive skipper Jo...
Fifa Queries Nigeria Federation Over Lesbian Ban
Published: March 07, 2013
Football's regulators, Fifa has made a request to the Nigeria Football Federation to clarify statements credited to Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Dilichukwu Onyedinma, who has banned lesbians from representing the national teams.''Any player that we find is associated with it will be disqualified."We w...
Celtic Will Discipline Efe Ambrose
Published: March 07, 2013
Juventus have qualified for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League after a 5 - 0 aggregate victory over Efe Ambrose's Celtic.The Turin giants won the second leg tie 2-0 thanks to goals by Alessandro Matri in the first half and Fabio Quagliarella in the second period.Nigeria international stopper Efe Ambrose di...
Nosa Could Remain In Nigeria For A Month
Published: March 06, 2013
The soap opera starring Nosa Igiebor, if there are no last minute twists, is about to enter its final stretch, informs estadiodeportivo.comAfter more than two weeks delay, visits to embassies and consulates, the translated documents will be presented to the Spanish embassy latest Thursday morning. Once the documents ar...
Nigeria To Play Mexico In Friendly
Published: March 06, 2013
Recently crowned African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will trade tackles with the Mexico National Team in a friendly match on Friday, May 31st in the United States.Both countries will use the exhibition game to test-run their strategies ahead of the Fifa Confederations Cup holding in Brazil from June 15 - 30,...