Metalist Defender Ayila Yussuf To Be Sidelined For Five Months
Published: October 24, 2014
Dynamo Kiev loanee Ayila Yussuf  will have to spend five months on the sidelines after picking up an injury while in action in the Europa League on Thursday evening.In the 76th minute of the encounter between Metalist and Legia Warsaw, the experienced defender had to be replaced after feeling pains.Initial evaluat...
Chidi Osuchukwu Takes Walk Of Shame Against Feirense
Published: October 22, 2014
Former Nigeria youth international Chidi Osuchukwu was red carded for the first time since he departed the shores of the country in search of the proverbial golden fleece after the 2013 Fifa Under 20 World Cup.The attacking midfielder took the walk of shame six minutes before the interval, as Sporting Braga II lost 3 -...
Taiwo Awoniyi Scores For Kalmar Under 21s In Loss To Malmo
Published: October 22, 2014
Flying Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi jetted out of the country mid - October to resume training with Kalmar.As you would expect, the weather conditions in Scandinavia are unfavorable this time of the year, but the teenager is adapting to it nonetheless.On paper,  the 17 - year - old is only practicing with the Swed...
New Football Heroine Asisat Oshoala Nets Brace, As Nigeria Qualify For World Cup
Published: October 22, 2014
Nigeria’s new football heroine Asisat Oshoala scored two goals as the Falcons defeated South Africa 2 - 1 to advance to next year’s Fifa Women’s World Cup to be staged in Canada.The Rivers Angels star opened scoring in the 38th minute through a deflected shot before she added a second just before the ...
Lukman Haruna Omitted From Dynamo Kiev Squad To Face Aalborg
Published: October 22, 2014
Nigeria international Lukman Haruna will not be on parade at the Nordiyske Arena when Dynamo Kiev square off against Aalborg in the Europa League on Thursday. The central midfielder has recovered from injury but he is lacking match fitness, which has contributed to the decision of manager Sergei Rebrov to omit him from...
Ahmed Musa Delighted With CSKA Moscow Comeback
Published: October 22, 2014
Speaking after Tuesday’s Champions League tie against Manchester City, CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa says he is pleased with the outcome of the meeting held at the Arena Khimki. The Russian champions trailed the opponents by two goals at the end of the first half before they fought back to earn a 2 - 2 draw than...
Bartholomew Ogbeche Angling For Super Eagles Recall
Published: October 22, 2014
SC Cambuur striker Bartholomew Ogbeche is angling for a return to the Super Eagles after more than a decade in the international wilderness.On current form, the 30 - year - old believes he deserves a call up to the African champions after netting 6 goals for his Dutch team in the Eredivisie.SL10.ng making reference to ...
Chinedu Obasi Nets First - Ever Goal In European Competition
Published: October 21, 2014
In the third round of matches in the Champions League on Tuesday night, Schalke 04 defeated Sporting Lisbon 4 - 3 at the Gelsenkirchen. Three players with Nigerian blood tasted action for the German representative - Chinedu Obasi, Dennis Aogo and Sidney Sam.Super Eagles striker Chinedu Obasi scored the equalizer for S...
Jay Jay Okocha Among Top 100 Players To Grace The English Premier League
Published: October 21, 2014
British newspaper Telegraph has unveiled a list of the top 100 players in the last 28 years, on the proviso that the nominated players must have graced the English Premier League since its inception.On the 93rd position is retired Nigeria international Jay Jay Okocha, who played for Bolton Wanderers from 2002 - 2006.Th...
Sani Emmanuel Agrees One - Year Beitar Jerusalem Deal
Published: October 21, 2014
According to reports in Israel, Sani Emmanuel has agreed a one - year contract with Beitar Jerusalem, subject to him passing a medical examination on Wednesday.The Israeli Premier League side have retained the option to extend his stay at the Teddi Malcha Stadium for an additional two seasons when he comes off contract...
John Obi Mikel To Sit Out Maribor Clash
Published: October 21, 2014
 John Obi Mikel will not be on parade on Tuesday night when Chelsea lock horns with Maribor in match day three of the UEFA Champions League. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that the defensive midfielder has failed to recover from a foot injury, which means he will not be included in the 18 - man squad ...
Fenerbahce Coach Not Running Out Of Patience With Off - form Emmanuel Emenike
Published: October 21, 2014
Despite hitting target just once in the last six months, Fenerbahce manager Ä°smail Kartal will not relegate Emmanuel Emenike to the bench for the time beingThe Nigeria international has not found the back of the net in his last four games in the Super Lig, having netted last in the Yellow Canaries 3 - 2 win over Kar...
Ahmed Musa Nominated For Player Of The Week In Russian Premier League
Published: October 20, 2014
In - form CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa is one of the candidates nominated for the Player of the Week in the Russian Premier League for the 10th round of matches.The Nigeria international scored four goals within a space of three days for club and country, including his pair of goals against Kuban on Saturday....
Much Ado About Victor Moses : Swansea City File Complaint
Published: October 20, 2014
Swansea City have filed a formal complaint complaining about the officiating in the eighth round of the English Premier League clash against Stoke City. During the encounter at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday, there was an incident involving Super Eagles striker Victor Moses just before the end of the first half.In the...
Jeremiah Ani Bags Hat - trick For Birzebbuga SP
Published: October 20, 2014
Former Golden Eaglets striker Jeremiah Ani scored a hat - trick for Maltese First Division side Birzebbuga SP last weekend, but his team eventually lost the game 7 - 5 to St Andrews. Malta youth international Kyrian Nwoko, who trialed with Huddersfield Town and Crystal Palace in July, bagged a brace for the away team.H...