Thieves Make Off With Important Documents Belonging To Brown Ideye
Published: March 11, 2014
Nigeria international Brown Ideye was robbed on Sunday while having dinner with his friends at a restaurant in Kiev.Ideye had gone to celebrate after scoring in Dynamo Kiev’s 3 - 1 win over FC Hoverla Uzhhorod in a friendly. He parked the Range Rover Sport which he came with close to the entrance of the restauran...
200 FCT Players Jostle For 2014 FOSLA Academy Football Scholarship
Published: March 10, 2014
Over 200 players from the six Area Councils in the Federal Capital Territory would compete for the 2014 FOSLA Academy\'s Football Scholarship program. The annual football program which is sponsored by the former NFF President Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi will be held at the Academy’s playing in Karshi, Abuja.Accord...
Kevin Amuneke Struggling To Regain Fitness
Published: March 09, 2014
Sloboda Užice new acquisition Kevin Amuneke is battling to regain match fitness, having spent less than one minute on the pitch for his past club Tondela.And that contributed to the two - cap Nigeria international terminating his contract before its expiration .Manager of Sloboda Užice, Ljubia StamenkoviÄ has u...
Uncommitted Juwon Oshaniwa Set To Leave Ashdod This Summer
Published: March 09, 2014
Everything is pointing to the fact that Juwon Oshaniwa’s collaboration with MS Ashdod will come to an end this summer, according to reports in Israel.The 23 - year - old was thrown out of the squad for the league match with Hapoel Tel Aviv on Saturday, having arrived Israel only on Friday night from the United St...
Separation From Wife Could Be Reason For Aiyenugba Poor Form
Published: March 09, 2014
Nigeria international Dele Aiyenugba is having his worst season since he moved to Israel from Enyimba of Aba seven years ago.After 24 rounds of matches in the Premier League, Dele Aiyenugba has conceded 37 goals for bottom of the table Bnei Yehuda.It is thought that one of the reasons for his dip in form is the separat...
Imoh Ezekiel Nets Tenth Goal Of The Season
Published: March 09, 2014
Standard Liege marksman Imoh Ezekiel celebrated his debut for the Nigeria National Team by scoring in the 2 - 0 win over Mechelen on Saturday. The 20 - year - old registered his name on the score-sheet five minutes from normal time, running past the opposition defenders to net his tenth goal in the Juplier League so fa...
Agent Stays Mum On Michael Olaitan Spell On The Sidelines
Published: March 08, 2014
Paschalis Tountouris, Head of Football Division of Prosport International, did not reveal much when quizzed on speculations in the media which suggested that his client Michael Olaitan could be out of action until the start of next season.21 - year - old Olaitan has spent the last 6 days in the Metropolitan Hospital af...
Nosa Igiebor Faces Another Spell On The Sidelines
Published: March 06, 2014
Ahead of Real Betis’ clash with Getafe on Saturday, the Andalusian outfit practiced today without Nigeria international Nosa Igiebor. The 23 - year - old  has been battling with a knee injury for the past one week and club medics have recommended that he goes under the knife to correct the defect.On Friday, ...
Leon Balogun May Spend At Least Two Months On The Sidelines
Published: March 06, 2014
Fortuna Düsseldorf center half Leon Balogun could spend at least eight weeks on the sidelines after he suffered a broken ankle against Mexico in an international friendly on Wednesday.The German born defender, a late replacement for crocked Joseph Yobo, was introduced by manager Stephen Keshi before the start of t...
Nigeria Hold Mexico In Friendly
Published: March 06, 2014
68,212 spectators watched the goalless draw between Nigeria and Mexico last night at the Georgia Dome Atlanta, a new stadium attendance record.While the Super Eagles made their physical presence count, a defect that was noticed on Wednesday is that the attackers may not be able to score against a well coordinated defen...
Players Association, Mitroglou Sympathize With Olaitan
Published: March 05, 2014
Fulham attacker Kostas Mitroglou, who until January was leading Olympiakos frontline, has sympathized with Michael Olaitan over the incident last weekend. The Greece international shared his thoughts on Twitter : “And because health is the most important: passing to Michael Olaitan! Iron and quickly back on the c...
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, FCT Chapter Congratulates New Sports Minister
Published: March 05, 2014
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, FCT chapter on Wednesday congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tamuno Danagogo. A former Rivers state Commissioner for Urban Development, Danagogo, replaced  Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi as the head of the Spor...
Stephen Keshi To Run The Rule Over Uchebo, Balogun And Others
Published: March 05, 2014
Stephen Keshi has stated that he would use the friendly against Mexico on Wednesday to run the rule over some players expected to break into the World Cup squad if they show brilliance. While no names were mentioned, perhaps, the likes of Juwon Oshaniwa, Michael Uchebo, Ramon Azeez, Imoh Ezekiel and Leon Balogun have a...
Kenneth Omeruo Lavishes Praise On Chicharito
Published: March 05, 2014
The Nigeria squad led by manager Stephen Keshi had a feel of the turf of the Georgia Dome Stadium on Tuesday.The Super Eagles are drawn in the same World Cup group as Argentina, Bosnia Herzegovina and Iran.Middlesbrough defender Kenneth Omeruo believes the contest against Mexico is a good test for Nigeria before the sh...
Abdul Ajagun Visits Olaitan In Hospital
Published: March 04, 2014
Panathinaikos manager Yiannis Anastasiou  and midfielder Abdul Ajagun visited Michael Olaitan in hospital on Tuesday to wish him speedy recovery following the incident last weekend.In the first half of the Athens derby, the 21 - year - old striker collapsed without making contact with an opponent.And the Nigerian ...