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,...
Sam Obuh Names Final Squad For AYC
Published: March 06, 2013
Coach Sam Obuh has named his final 21 - man roster for the African Youth Championship billed to be staged in Algeria from March 16 - 30.Three goalkeepers, seven defenders, six midfielders and five attackers have been selected to defend the cup the Flying Eagles won in South Africa two years ago.Nigeria are in Group B o...
British Law Firm Takes Over Case Of Nosa Igiebor
Published: March 05, 2013
According to estadiodeportivo.com, representatives of Nosa Igiebor have hired a British law firm that specializes in immigration matters to handle the case involving the Nigeria international, who has not returned to Spain more than three weeks after the conclusion of the African Cup of Nations.The law firm has been ma...
Keshi Unveils List Of Domestic Players To Face Kenya
Published: March 05, 2013
Ahead of Nigeria's World Cup qualifier against Kenya, coach Stephen Keshi has unveiled a list of 24 players from the domestic championship that will start preparations in Abuja this weekend.Dele Ajiboye, Taofeek Adepoju, Zubairu Mohammed and Jiya Mohammed are the new players summoned by Stephen Keshi.CAF Champions Leag...
ADO Den Haag Want Omeruo For Extra Season
Published: March 05, 2013
ADO Den Haag want to retain the services of Nigeria stopper Kenneth Omeruo next season, informs Voetbal International. The teenager is on loan at the Dutch club from European champions Chelsea. However, the temporary agreement between both clubs expires at the end of the current season. A return to Chelsea is on the ag...
Akpala Possibly Out For Six Weeks
Published: March 05, 2013
Following an injury to his left knee, Werder Bremen attacker Joseph Akpala will spend at least six weeks on the sidelines.On Sunday, Akpala came off worse in a training ground collision with goalkeeper Raphael Wolf. The next day, tests conducted revealed that the Nigeria international has damaged the internal ligament ...
Christian Obodo Feared Injured
Published: March 05, 2013
Dinamo Minsk midfielder Christian Obodo had to be substituted during the first half by manager Oleh Protasov in the practice match with FC Rotor Volgograd on Monday evening.The teammate of the Nigeria international, Vitaly Trubilo announced after the game that there is a possibility that he got injured.''Sorry that Chr...
Real Betis May Not Release Nosa For Kenya Match
Published: March 04, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor is stuck in Nigeria and is in a race to return to his club. That could happen in the coming days, writes authoritative Spanish newspaper Estadio Deportivo..The Spanish Embassy had earlier rejected Nosa's work permit application . The translation of documents from English to Spanish an...
Efe Ambrose Believes In Miracles
Published: March 03, 2013
Nigeria stopper Efe Ambrose still believes Glasgow Celtic have a chance of qualifying for the next stage of the Champions League.Going into Wednesday's tie in Turin, Juventus have a healthy 3 - 0 advantage from the first leg. Efe Ambrose, 24,  is not throwing in the towel without a fight and insists miracles happe...