England Coach Explains Why He Replaced Layton Ndukwu At Euro Under 17s
Published: May 08, 2015
England Under 16s manager, John Peacock, has explained why he had to sub out Anglo - Nigerian Layton Ndukwu against Italy in both countries opening Group D fixture at the European Under 17 Championship on Thursday.The gaffer has stressed that the Leicester City striker gave a good account of himself but had to replaced...
NFF Sets The Record Straight On England Friendly
Published: May 07, 2015
The Nigeria Football Federation has dismissed suggestions that the Super Eagles will play a friendly with The Three Lions in the foreseeable future. General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has admitted that there is nothing concrete despite NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick visiting the Chairman o...
Olarenwaju Kayode Vows NOT To Sign Contract With Austria Vienna; Maccabi Netanya Treat Him Like A Slave
Published: May 07, 2015
Former Nigeria Under 20 international Olarenwaju Kayode is angry with Maccabi Netanya for leaking information to the Press that they sold him to Austria Vienna for a fee of 800,000 euros.It is thought that the Austrian club negotiated directly with their Israeli counterparts, and the striker has vowed to report his cur...
Super Eagles Maintain 45th Position In Fifa Ranking
Published: May 07, 2015
On Thursday, football governing body, Fifa, published its latest ranking of National Teams.Compared to their position the previous month, deposed African champions, the Super Eagles, remain in the same 45th position.  Even in the continental ranking, Nigeria remained stagnant as they are still number eight in Af...
Rep Dismisses Cock And Bull Story Of Isaac Success Being Injured
Published: May 07, 2015
Granada starlet Isaac Success is not in danger of missing out on the Fifa Under 20 World Cup on account of injury, according to his representative Dominic Egbukwu.It is true that the striker did not take part in the game against Getafe last weekend due to health concerns but he has since resumed full training with the ...
Flying Eagles To Test Might Against Hoffenheim, Nurnberg And Freiburg
Published: May 06, 2015
At their training camp in Germany, the Flying Eagles will play three test games against German opposition, the Nigeria Football Federation has officially announced.The Manu Garba tutored lads will first their might against Hoffenheim U23s on May 12 in Hoffenheim.Then three days later, the same date the FA must submit i...
Inverness CT Striker Edward Ofere Continues Remarkable Season
Published: May 06, 2015
Edward Ofere continued his good run in front of goal by scoring for Inverness Caledonian Thistle in their come from behind win against Dundee United in the Scottish Premier League on Tuesday night.Robbie Muirhead opened scoring for the visitors in the 2nd minute but Ofere hit back in the 38th minute.With two minutes le...
Nigeria Women Football League Shifts Week Two Games For Super Falcons
Published: May 06, 2015
The management of the Nigeria Women Football League has shifted all its Week 2 matches slated to hold on Saturday 9th May to Sunday 10th May. This according to the League Secretary Isaac Ajisafe is to enable the teams support the National Women Senior Team, Super Falcons in their Olympic qualifying match against Mali h...
Obafemi Martins Named MLS Player Of The Week
Published: May 05, 2015
Seattle Sounders goal poacher Obafemi Martins has been named Player of the Week in the MLS for the ninth round of matches. The former Nigeria international netted a brace plus assisted the third goal in Seattle Sounders 3  - 1 win against New York City FC on Sunday.Martins first hit target in the 23rd minute befor...
Wilfred Ndidi To Join Flying Eagles On Monday - NFF
Published: May 05, 2015
Racing Genk defender Wilfred Ndidi will link up with the Flying Eagles at their training camp in Nürnberg, Germany on Monday, according to the Nigeria Football Federation.Because of commitments with the Belgian club, the 18 - year - old has not yet teamed up with the Nigeria U20s, who have been preparing for the W...
Obafemi Martins Named To MLS Team Of The Week, In Contention For Goal Of The Week
Published: May 04, 2015
Seattle Sounders marksman Obafemi Martins has been named to the Team of the Week for the ninth round of matches in Major League Soccer.The experienced striker was recognized as one of the most outstanding players in the MLS this past week after netting a brace against New York City FC on Sunday night.The editors of mls...
Alex Iwobi Pleased To Score Against Brighton
Published: May 04, 2015
Olympic National Team invitee Alex Iwobi was delighted to score the game - winner as Arsenal Under 21s defeated Brighton & Hove Albion 1 - 0 in the Under 21 Premier League.The recently turned 19 - year - old took to social media to thank his teammates for assisting him score the goal early in the second half. &ldqu...
3 Years After Rashidi Yekini Death : Friends and Associates Hold Prayer
Published: May 04, 2015
Monday 4th of May makes it three years that the late African best footballer and the first player to score a World Cup goal for Nigeria, Rashidi Yekini, died in a controversial manner. To mark the occassion, friends and associates gathered in his house to organize a prayer in his memory.The prayer session which was org...
Ex Flying Eagles Winger Edafe Egbedi Scores First Goal For Prespa Birlik
Published: May 04, 2015
 Edafe Egbedi netted his first goal for his new employer, Prespa Birlik , in the fourth round of matches in the Swedish Södra Götaland .The Malmo - based outfit defeated Torns 2 - 0, with the former Flying Eagles winger registering his name on the score - sheet in the 26th minute to give his team a two- ...
Flying Eagles To Have First Training On Foreign Soil On Monday Afternoon
Published: May 04, 2015
Ahead of the Fifa Under 20 World Cup, African champions Nigeria will have their first training session on foreign soil on Monday afternoon, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced via official sources.The Nigeria Under 20s - made up of 26 players - arrived in Nuremberg on Sunday morning for a three - week trainin...