Ahmed Musa Glad To Recover From Injury
Published: June 12, 2014
CSKA Moscow attacker Ahmed Musa has expressed delight over his recovery from the injury he suffered towards the end of the season. It was earlier thought the Nigeria international would not recover on time for the World Cup , but his rehabilitation went according to plan, and he is one of the 23 players that flew to Br...
Kenneth Omeruo Resumes Full Training With Super Eagles
Published: June 12, 2014
As previously revealed by this portal, Kenneth Omeruo, the youngest player in the Super Eagles squad, only suffered a slight knock and is available for selection against Iran next week.Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the 20 - year - old trained without any discomfort on Wednesday afternoon, finally putting to res...
Super Eagles Train For Two And A Half Hours In First Practice Session
Published: June 12, 2014
The Super Eagles first training session held at Estádio Brinco de Ouro on Wednesday afternoon lasted for two and a half hours, beginning at exactly 1600 hours local time and ended in the evening at about 1830 hours.What is remarkable is that no Nigerian journalist attended the training session (even thou...
Stephen Keshi : I Never Spoke To Anyone About Echiejile
Published: June 11, 2014
Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi has denied quotes credited to him by a local daily on Tuesday regarding injured Elderson Echiejile.The newspaper had reported that he put his foot down, insisting that the Monaco defender should remain in the squad as he would be available for selection starting from the second group game ...
Chelsea Loanee, Kenneth Omeruo Laughs Off Talk He Will Miss Iran Clash
Published: June 11, 2014
Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo has laughed off talk that he will not be fit for the clash against Iran on Monday, June 16.Having missed the Super Eagles last exhibition match against Team USA, there were concerns back home that he would not be available for the start of the World Cup, with some mischief makers even ruli...
NFF Request For Nigerian DJ To Entertain Eagles On June 27
Published: June 10, 2014
The Nigeria Football Federation are confident the Super Eagles will advance beyond the first round of the World Cup that they have arranged for a disc jokey to entertain the squad two days after the final Group F match against Argentina.A month ago, the NFF sent a request to the Brazilian organizers , asking for inform...
Fanendo Adi Named MLS Player Of The Week
Published: June 10, 2014
Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi has been recognized for his imperious display against Real Salt Lake this past weekend, after he was named Major League Soccer Player of the Week for the 14th round of matches in the championship.23 - year - old Adi bagged a first half brace in the 3 - 1 win over Real Salt Lake at R...
Enugu Rangers CEO: No Letter From NFF or Keshi Recalling Ejike Uzoenyi
Published: June 10, 2014
Enugu Rangers supremo, Paul Chibuzor, has quickly reacted to reports in the media that Ejike Uzoenyi has been reinstated in the 23 - man roster and will travel to Brazil this evening.Last Monday, the petite winger was one of the seven players that failed to get Stephen Keshi’s nod and he has since returned to Enu...
Super Eagles Depart For Sao Paulo Without Echiejile
Published: June 10, 2014
The Nigeria World Cup delegation has flown out of Miami for Brazil, venue of the Fifa World Cup.Contrary to earlier reports, Elderson Echiejile was not part of the traveling party, and that means his place in the squad has been taken by Ejike Uzoenyi of Enugu Rangers.Football governing body, Fifa, has confirmed via its...
Elderson Echiejile Reinstated In 23 - Man Squad?
Published: June 10, 2014
Earlier reportedly dropped from the World Cup party as a result of a muscle injury, Elderson Echiejile might have been reinstated in the 23 - man squad, the print edition of The Nation is reporting.Remember that the Nigeria Football Federation has categorically not come out with a statement, denying or confirming repor...
Tension Brewing Between Emmanuel Emenike And John Obi Mikel In Eagles Camp
Published: June 09, 2014
Allnigeriasoccer.com can confirm that all is not well at the Super Eagles camp ahead of their first game in the mundial against Iran. There is tension brewing between two of the main stars - Fenerbahce attacker Emmanuel Emenike and John Obi Mikel of Chelsea - whose shoulders success or failure at the tournament in Braz...
NFF Supremo, Aminu Maigari : Super Eagles Will Not Disappoint In Brazil
Published: June 09, 2014
NFF supremo, Aminu Maigari, believes the Super Eagles will justify their rating as African champions at the World Cup despite failing to win any of their tune - up games.It is worthy of note that Nigeria prepared for the mundial by playing five quality exhibition matches; against 4 of the top 20 ranked countries in the...
FCT Coaches Rally Round Stephen Keshi
Published: June 08, 2014
The FCT Chapter of the Nigeria Football Coaches Association has expressed optimism on the abilities of  Coach Stephen Keshi to lead the Super Eagles to an outstanding performance at the 2014 World cup beginning this week in Brazil.Rising from their monthly congress in Abuja at the weekend, the Coaches said that&nb...
Fanendo Adi, Obafemi Martins Grab Brace In MLS
Published: June 08, 2014
FC Copenhagen loanee Fanendo Adi notched up his second consecutive brace away from home in the MLS, as Portland Timbers defeated Real Salt Lake 3 - 1 on Saturday.The former Dynamo Kiev and Metalurh Donetsk striker was on target in the 36th and 45th minute to hand Portland Timbers a 2 - 1 lead going into the interval.Fa...
Eskisehirspor , Sivasspor Kicked Out Of Europa League
Published: June 08, 2014
Despite playing in the final of the Turkish Cup final last term,  Eski├ůčehirspor have been kicked out of the 2014 - 2015 UEFA Europa League for running foul of Article 2(07)g of the Regulations of the UEFA Europa League.The rule states that clubs must not be involved in any activity aimed at arranging or influenc...