Taiwo Awoniyi NOT Returning To Kalmar In April Unless........
Published: March 24, 2015
Sporting director of Kalmar, Thomas Andersson Borstam , has told the Swedish press that Flying Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi  will return to the club for about two weeks in April.The Nigeria youth international has signed a preliminary contract with The Red Brothers which will become activated in August when he clo...
Chelsea Starlet Dominic Solanke Training With England Senior Team
Published: March 24, 2015
Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke trained with England’s senior national team for the first time on Tuesday morning ahead of their European Championship qualifying fixture against Lithuania on Friday.The Anglo - Nigerian was invited to practice with the first team squad by manager Roy Hodgson after collecting his a...
NFF Reveals Vincent Enyeama Will Start In Goal Versus Uganda
Published: March 24, 2015
With 99 international caps (and counting) under his belt, Vincent Enyeama has never played against the Uganda national team.Through official sources, the Nigeria Football Federation has let the cat out of the bag, informing that the Lille shot - stopper will be in between the pipes on Wednesday when the Super Eagles tr...
Hull City Striker Sone Aluko And Enyimba Star Kingsley Sokari Arrive In Uyo
Published: March 24, 2015
Enyimba offensive players Mfon Udoh and Kingsley Sokari are the latest players to arrive in Uyo for the game against Uganda.As at 10:20 am on Tuesday, there were 10 players in camp including new invitees Moses Simon, Odion Ighalo and Akeem Latifu. Central defenders Godfrey Oboabona and Kenneth Omeruo are in town as wel...
Hope Akpan In Town For Super Eagles Clash With Uganda
Published: March 24, 2015
Reading’s Hope Akpan has hilariously disclosed that he has arrived in Nigeria for the Super Eagles exhibition game with Uganda on Wednesday. The central midfielder was in Lagos late on Monday, and will now have to connect a flight to Uyo, venue of the international friendly.It appears the Liverpool born lad is no...
Gent Whizkid Moses Simon Arrives Super Eagles Camp
Published: March 23, 2015
In - form Gent striker Moses Simon is the latest player to arrive the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the national team’s exhibition game against Uganda in two days time.Therefore, the 19 - year - old will train with the squad for the first time on Tuesday evening at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, venue o...
Sporting Kansas Defender Ike Opara Named To MLS Team Of The Week
Published: March 23, 2015
For the second week running, a player of Nigerian descent has been named in the prestigious MLS Team of the Week.Last week, FC Dallas striker Tesho Akindele was selected in the ceremonial top 11 footballers plying their trade in the MLS.But in the recent Team of the Week published by mlssoccer.com on Monday night, the ...
Omeruo, Ighalo And Musa Hit Super Eagles Camp
Published: March 23, 2015
At least 7 invited players have arrived in Uyo for the international friendly between the Super Eagles and the Cranes on Wednesday at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium.Checks at the team’s camp revealed that English - based duo Odion Ighalo and Kenneth Omeruo are in camp.Joining them are Ahmed Musa, Aaron Samue...
Fenerbahce Release Statement About Emmanuel Emenike
Published: March 23, 2015
Turkish champions Fenerbahce have released an official statement in which they clarified the Twitter account of Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike. After the incident on Sunday, there was a post from a fake account stating that Emenike will leave the Yellow Canaries in the summer because of the way he is being treated b...
Warri Wolves Striker Onyekachi Okafor Replaces Crocked Brown Ideye
Published: March 23, 2015
Ahead of the back - to - back friendlies against Uganda and South Africa in Uyo and Nelspruit respectively, the Super Eagles handlers have handed a late call - up to Warri Wolves striker Onyekachi Okafor.West Brom forward Brown Ideye will have to wait to play his first game for the national team in over a year after he...
Emmanuel Emenike Tries To Substitute Himself Following Abuse By Fenerbahce Fans
Published: March 23, 2015
The major talking point at the Å�ükrü SaracoÄ�lu Stadium on Sunday night when Fenerbahce clashed with Istanbul rivals Besiktas was not the Yellow Canaries struggling to snatch all three points thanks to a late goal from Moussa Sow.Instead, the best or is it worst moment of the game was  Emmanuel Emenik...
Wonder Strike By Bernard Bulbwa Gives Nigeria AYC Trophy
Published: March 22, 2015
The Flying Eagles have lifted the 2015 African Youth Championship after defeating hosts Senegal 1 - 0 in the final decided on Sunday night at Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar .Nigeria were crowned African champions at Under 20 level for the seventh time in their history thanks to a moment of pure magic ...
Manu Garba Omits Injured Chidera Ezeh From Starting Lineup To Face Senegal
Published: March 22, 2015
Coach Manu Garba has named his starting eleven for the ultimate game of the African Youth Championship, with the Under 17 World Cup- winning manager making one change to the team that faced Senegal in the opening match.As expected, Joshua Enaholo will be in between the pipes, with Izuchukwu Omego and Bello Zaharadeen t...
Coach Manu Garba : We Will Not Go Back To Nigeria Without The Trophy
Published: March 22, 2015
Nigeria Under 20s coach, Manu Garba, fancies the chances of the Flying Eagles in the showpiece game of the African Youth Championship.Having defeated Senegal in their first game of the tournament, Manu Garba is confident that the feat will be repeated on Sunday evening.“We will not go back to Nigeria without the ...
Nnamdi Oduamadi Ends Six - Month Goal Drought
Published: March 22, 2015
Nnamdi Oduamadi ended his six - month goal drought after netting in Latina’s 2 - 1 loss to Spezia in the 32nd round of matches in Italy’s Serie B. The Nigeria international hit target for Latina in the 66th minute, but the strike was only a consolation as the visitors had taken a two - goal lead through Gia...