Christian Obodo Starts Individual Training
Published: April 06, 2013
Nigeria international Christian Obodo is successfully recovering from injury and has started individual training, reports the official website of Dinamo Minsk .Sunday's derby clash against Minsk has come too early for the 28 - year - old central midfielder to be considered for selection by manager Oleg Protasov. He is ...
Hasan Egilmez Appointed Technical Adviser of Teap FC
Published: April 06, 2013
Subject to a work permit, Nigeria National League side Teap FC of Abuja have appointed Hasan Egilmez to the position of Technical Adviser on a three - year contract35 - year - old Egilmez is not new to Nigerian Football having previously managed  Lagos based 36 Lion Academy. He later had a brief spell with Albania...
Victor Moses Lavishes Praise On Torres
Published: April 05, 2013
Chelsea winger Victor Moses has lavished praise on teammate Fernando Torres after he notched a brace against Rubin Kazan in the first leg quarter - final clash of the Europa League. Fernando Torres scored in each half as Chelsea defeated the Russian team 3 - 1 on Thursday night.The Sun quoted Moses as saying: ''Everyon...
Ahmed Musa In Mourning, Flies To Nigeria After Sister's Death
Published: April 05, 2013
The cold hand of death has snatched Ahmed Musa's sister, the official website of CSKA Moscow reported on Friday. As a result, the Super Eagle has flown to Nigeria and will miss the match against Volga, which corresponds to the 23rd round of matches in the Russian Premier League.''Management and staff of PFC CSKA Moscow...
Lukman Haruna Eyes Super Eagles Recall
Published: April 05, 2013
Dynamo Kiev central midfielder Lukman Haruna reckons it is only a matter of time before making a return to the Super Eagles.The 22 - year - old Haruna has been ignored for selection by the various handlers of the National Team since June 2010.There are suggestions in the local media that manager Stephen Keshi could rec...
Finland based Agent Commends NFF; Enjoins Them To Tap Grassroots Talent
Published: April 05, 2013
Nigerian born Finland based football agent Mr. Wilson Chimaobi Ogbah has heaped praise on the Nigerian Football Federation for their role in the Super Eagles recent AFCON conquest, saying that the football governing body's tireless effort made a lot of impact on the team.According to him, the NFF is the real secret beh...
Fifa Approves Nigeria Federation's Request
Published: April 04, 2013
Football's governing body, Fifa has approved the request by the Nigeria Federation for the fourth and fifth round World Cup qualifying fixtures involving Nigeria, Malawi, Namibia and Kenya to be played simultaneously.Consequently, the Super Eagles will now face Kenya on June 5th, the same date nearest challengers Malaw...
Taribo West Dismisses False Age Reports
Published: April 04, 2013
Former Derby County defender and retired Nigeria international Taribo West has dismissed reports in the foreign media that he was 40 years old when he played for Partizan Belgrade.On Tuesday, Croatian sports daily Sportske Novosti quoting ex Partizan Belgrade President, Zarko Zecevic said that West lied about his age w...
Efe Ambrose Targets Hibernian Scalp
Published: April 04, 2013
Ahead of Celtic's weekend clash with Hibernian, Nigeria stopper Efe Ambrose says the club should focus on the upcoming fixture instead of reminiscing on the drawn game with St Mirren .Speaking to the official website of Celtic, celticfc.net, Ambrose said: ''In football it doesn’t always go the way you planned. It...
Abiola Dauda Nets Debut Goal For Red Star Belgrade
Published: April 03, 2013
Red Star Belgrade winter signing Abiola Dauda could not hide his joy after scoring a brace against Hajduk Kula on Wednesday in the 21st round of matches in the Super Liga.Abiola Dauda netted in the 13th and 49th minute to give Red Star Belgrade a two - goal cushion. Darko Lazovic wrapped up a comfortable 3 - 0 victory ...
Dele Aiyenugba Could Be Suspended For Obscene Gesture
Published: April 03, 2013
Nigeria international Dele Aiyenugba was caught on camera making an obscene gesture to rival supporters just before Bnei Yehuda played against Hapoel Tel Aviv on Tuesday at the Bloomfield Stadium.Bnei Yehuda risk losing Aiyenugba for up to two games if the Israeli Federation takes disciplinary action against him based ...
Joseph Yobo Targets Home Win Against Lazio
Published: April 03, 2013
Ahead of Fenerbahçe's Europa League quarter - final clash against Italians Lazio, Nigeria skipper Joseph Yobo says they need to win the home leg in front of their fans to stand a chance of progressing to the last four of the competition.Speaking to Fenerbahçe TV, the central defender said: ''I really emph...
Calf Injury Rules Peter Utaka Out Of Trip To Wuhan Zall
Published: April 02, 2013
Peter Utaka is undergoing treatment with the Dalian Aerbin physiotherapists after he suffered a calf injury last Friday against Shanghai SIPG.The Nigeria international, who netted a brace in the third round of matches, will not recover on time for the next game in the championship against Chuks Akabueze's Wuhan Zall.Du...
Niyi Akande Clocks 71, Reflects On Plight Of Colleague
Published: April 02, 2013
The manager of  Crown FC, Niyi Akande has reflected on the plight of his colleagues as he clocked 71 years on 1st ofApril.While addressing the press from his Ogbomoso base, the former Shooting Stars coach gave thanks to God for keeping him safe and sound to attain the ripe age, but expressed anxiety over the healt...
Christian Obodo Out For Two Weeks
Published: April 01, 2013
Nigerian midfielder Christian Obodo will miss Dinamo Minsk's games in the championship against FC Minsk and Dnepr Mogilev after the medical team ruled him out of action for two weeks.He failed to make his league debut on Sunday in the 1 - 1 draw with BATE due to a strain, the official website of Dinamo Minsk reported.T...