Austin Okocha Tips Yaya Toure To Win African Footballer of the Year Award Ahead Of Enyeama, Musa
Published: December 17, 2014
Retired Nigeria international Austin Okocha is still rueing the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for the African Cup of Nations.“Those that qualified for the finals have earned it. Concerning Nigeria, it is useless to lament. “Nigeria was favored to be among the 16 qualifiers, but this is not the case...
Adegboye Onigbinde Thumbs Up Ibadan Unification Match
Published: December 16, 2014
FIFA/CAF advisor, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde has commended the Heroic Image Sports Club the master minder of the unification football match scheduled for Sunday this weekend between footballers from the East and Western part of the country at Lekan Salami Sports Complex Ibadan. The match according to the president of the...
Ethnikos Achna Defender Ganiu Ogungbe Happy With Brace
Published: December 15, 2014
Former Flying Eagles defender Ganiu Ogungbe has shared his thoughts and impressions on Ethnikos Achna’s 4 - 2 defeat of AEL Limassol this past weekend. This season, Ogungbe has added goalscoring to his defensive qualities, with 3 goals in his last 8 games in the Cypriot First Division.“I play defensive midf...
Emmanuel Emenike To Undergo Special Training
Published: December 15, 2014
Fenerbahce are worried with Emmanuel Emenike’s recent bad spell in front of goal, with the striker failing to hit target in his last five games in the Super Lig. Turkish newspaper Sabah says the Nigeria international will undergo special training to improve his sharpness in attack.Emmanuel Emenike has struggled t...
Under 23 National Team Coaches Erroneously Invite Bronshoj Striker Oke Akpoveta For Training Camp
Published: December 15, 2014
The Under 23 national team coaches have erroneously invited Brønshøj striker Oke Akpoveta to attend the ongoing screening exercise in Abuja as he is not eligible to represent the Dream Team at the Olympic Games, having clocked 23 years already.For the time being, Oke Akpoveta is training with the squad at...
David Abwo Ends Four - Month Goal Drought
Published: December 14, 2014
Ex Flying Eagles striker David Abwo has finally opened his goalscoring account for Turkish First League campaigners Giresunspor. In his 12th game of the season, the 28 - year - old ended his goal drought stretching back to August after scoring eight minutes from time as Giresunspor defeated Kar�ıyaka 2- 0 on Sunda...
Tributes As Veteran Sports Writer Ramsey Ugele Is laid To Rest
Published: December 14, 2014
Followers of sports in Nigeria are mourning the home going of veteran Sports journalist Ramsey Ugele. The experienced sports reporter died Wednesday, Dec. 3 in Abuja while seeking medical attention following a sudden illness.Ramsey an elder state man in Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN FCT chapter, a former ...
FOSLA Academy Is Work In Progress - Ex NFF President Sani Lulu
Published: December 14, 2014
Former NFF President Sani Lulu Abdullahi has revealed that the dream of FOSLA Academy has started evolving, and that the task ahead is still enormous. Lulu who spoke at the weekend, while formally receiving the 2014 FCT SWAN Academy of Year won by his Academy, said that the project of FOSLA Academy is a ‘work in ...
Off - Form Emmanuel Emenike Begs For Forgiveness
Published: December 14, 2014
Fenerbahce forward Emmanuel Emenike is dismayed by his lack of efficiency in front of goal since the start of the season, and has begged coach  Ä°smail Kartal for forgiveness. The Turkish champions thrashed Sivasspor 4 - 1 on match day 13, with the Nigeria international failing to find the back of the net for th...
Uche Ikpeazu Disappointed After Loss To Scunthorpe United
Published: December 14, 2014
Watford loanee Uche Ikpeazu has expressed disappointment at Crewe Alexandra’s loss to Scunthorpe United in the third - tier of English football on Saturday.The Olympic National Team invitee was handed a starting shirt for the second straight game since his move to the Railwaymen from the Hornets.“Can’...
No Isaac Success For Flying Eagles Training Camp
Published: December 14, 2014
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Granada striker Isaac Success will not honour the invitation of coach Manu Garba to train with the Under 20 national team as a result of club commitments.Ahead of the African Youth Championship scheduled to take place in Senegal, Manu Garba has called up 8 professionals for a train...
Uche Nwofor Scores Maiden Goal For Lierse
Published: December 13, 2014
Nigeria international Uche Nwofor , 23, scored his first goal for Lierse to rescue a point for his side in their 3 - 3 draw with Westerlo.Lierse were trailing the opponents 3 - 2 before the Super Eagles striker leveled matters six minutes from time.With the game entering the last ten minutes, manager Slavia StojanoviÄ...
Ex Inter Milan Trialist, Saddam Auta Michael Scores Four Goals As Flying Eagles Thump Standard
Published: December 13, 2014
In a test game played on Saturday, the Flying Eagles, who are preparing for the African Youth Championship, made light work of their opponents, Standard FC, by thrashing the team 12 - 0.Ex Inter Milan and Sampdoria trialist Saddam Auta Michael, dubbed the Nigerian Carlos Tevez, scored four goals for the Under 20 nation...
Osa Guobadia Returns From Suspension
Published: December 13, 2014
Osa Ice-Cream Guobadia is eligible to play again for Balzan after serving a suspension, which made him sit out the last match against Qormi in the Maltese Premier League.The midfielder penned a one - season deal with Balzan in August after parting company with Beitar Jerusalem.Osa Ice-Cream Guobadia has been cautioned ...
Ahmed Musa On Vacation For The Next one Month
Published: December 12, 2014
Edo State - born Nigeria international Ahmed Musa, 22,  has been permitted by CSKA Moscow to proceed on vacation.As a result of the winter break, the Muscovites will not resume training until the next one month, the official website of the Russian champions has reported.CSKA Moscow have mandated that every player ...