Nnamdi Oduamadi Nets Hat - trick As Nigeria Wallop Tahiti 6 - 1
Published: June 17, 2013
Nnamdi Oduamadi netted his first hat - trick in Nigeria colors as the Super Eagles walloped Oceania champions Tahiti 6 - 1 in a one sided match on Monday evening in Belo Horizonte.Sporting Braga left back Uwa Echiejile opened the floodgates as early as the fifth minute, with his shot coming off  Tahiti Captain Nic...
Stephen Keshi Wants To Return To Brazil In 2014
Published: June 17, 2013
National Team coach Stephen Keshi has been denied twice the opportunity of leading an African Nation to the premier soccer competition in the world, the Fifa World Cup. In 2002, he and Amodu Shuaibu were sacked after the Super Eagles could only manage third position at the African Cup of Nations. That same year, Nigeri...
Confederations Cup - Keshi Defends Striking Players
Published: June 17, 2013
After the Super Eagles embarked on a strike action that threatened the country's participation at the Fifa Confederations Cup, manager Stephen Keshi has defended his players. ''Can not say I'm upset with my players. Their decisions depend on what you are going through. ''We are here to do our job and make Africa prou...
Vincent Enyeama Refuses To Comment On Bonus Incident
Published: June 17, 2013
Nigeria skipper Vincent Enyeama has refused to comment on the bonus row between the squad and the Nigeria Federation just few days before the start of the Fifa Confederations Cup.Speaking at a press conference, the Lille custodian stated: ''I do not want to talk about it much. It was not to go to the press. We just w...
Confederations Cup - Coach Stephen Keshi Warns Against Complacency
Published: June 17, 2013
Ahead of Nigeria's clash with Oceania representatives Tahiti at the Fifa Confederations Cup, manager Stephen Keshi admits that his team may be fatigued after arriving Belo Horizonte, venue of the tie, on Sunday morning.The Eagles squad had their first training session on Sunday afternoon, less than 13 hours after they ...
Nigeria Confederations Cup Squad Valued At 66.5 Million Euros
Published: June 16, 2013
In terms of market value of teams playing at the Fifa Confederations Cup, the Spain National Team is the most prestigious, with a total price tag of €647.5 million, according to estimates by  Brazilian sports business consultants, Pluri Consultoria.Host nation Brazil, Europeans Italy, South America champions ...
EXCLUSIVE: Inter Milan Super - kid Ibukun Ogunseye Pledges International Future To Italy
Published: June 15, 2013
Inter Milan youth - team striker Ibukun Roberto Ogunseye has pledged his international future to Italy, an impeccable source close to the player has exclusively informed this portal.Ogunseye, who turned 18 years last month, was born in Mantova,  Lombardy to Nigerian parents, and thus he is eligible to play for the...
Nurudeen Orelesi Vows To See Out Skenderbeu Korce Contract
Published: June 14, 2013
Skënderbeu Korçë midfielder and ex Flying Eagle Nurudeen Orelesi has vowed to see out the remaining one and half years of his contract with the Albanian champions.Nurudeen Orelesi had attracted interest from teams in Ukraine (FC Kryvbas), Germany (Jahn Regensburg) and Poland (Slask WrocÅaw) in the wi...
Emmanuel Emenike Starts Full Training With Spartak Moscow
Published: June 14, 2013
As reported by the official website of Spartak Moscow, spartak.com, Nigeria international striker Emmanuel Emenike is now fully fit and participated in training without discomfort on Friday.It would be recalled that Emenike underwent arthroscopic surgery two months ago. This ruled him out of the last few matches in the...
Tahiti Coach Admits Nigeria Superiority
Published: June 14, 2013
Coach of Tahiti, Eddy Etaeta has admitted that his side stand no chance whatsoever of winning the Fifa Confederations Cup which begins in Brazil this weekend. Even before the confrontation with the Super Eagles on Monday, June 17 in Belo Horizonte, the 43 - year - old gaffer has thrown in the towel, stating that the Oc...
Jossy Lad Commences Last Journey Home
Published: June 13, 2013
The burial rite for the late Super Falcons Coach Joseph Ladipo popularly known as Jossy Lad has commenced on Thursday evening at Obafemi Awolowo Stadium Ibadan with memorial football match and services of song which was witnessed by the family members of the deceased, friends and scanty well wishers. Clergies form the ...
Eddy Onazi Doubtful For Confederations Cup
Published: June 13, 2013
Lazio youngster Eddy Onazi is racing against the clock to get fit for Nigeria's participation at the Fifa Confederations Cup which  kicks off in Brazil this weekend. The 20 - year - old central midfielder had to be substituted in the second half in Wednesday's 1 - 1 draw with Namibia due to injury.This could add m...
Godfrey Oboabona Salvages Draw For Nigeria
Published: June 12, 2013
Nigeria's hopes of playing at next year's World Cup finals in Brazil were given a massive boost after the Super Eagles played a 1 - 1 draw in a tricky clash with the Brave Warriors of Namibia on Wednesday evening.In the first half, the Super Eagles had the upper hand but that superiority did not give them goals. The ga...
Stephen Keshi Unveils Starting Eleven
Published: June 12, 2013
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has made just one change to his starting eleven for the Super Eagles World Cup qualifier against Namibia, a game which corresponds to the fifth round of matches in Group F. Otherwise, the ex Anderlecht libero has named the same players that faced the Harambee Stars.Making his first start eve...
Michael Babatunde Must Look For New Club
Published: June 12, 2013
One - cap Nigeria international Michael Babatunde will have to look for a new club.Last season's Ukrainian Premier League outfit FC Kryvbas states on the official website that bankruptcy proceedings have been initiated against the club after they failed to get additional funding.''All employees have two weeks to ...