Partizani Tirana Leave For Greece Without Udoh, Oshobe
Published: July 26, 2013
30 players and officials of Albanian Super League club Partizani Tirana departed for Greece on Thursday for pre - season training.Their two Nigerian imports - former Flying Eagles wing back Felix Udoh and midfielder Oladele Oshobe - could not make the trip as the Greece Embassy in Albania was with their international p...
Daniel Amokachi Convinces Echiejile To Join Besiktas
Published: July 25, 2013
Besiktas have contacted assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Daniel Amokachi to convince Uwa Elderson Echiejile to sign for the Istanbul side this summer, according to Turkish sports daily Fanatik.The 25 - year - old's contract with Sporting Braga expires at the end of next season, specifically June 2014, and the Portu...
Nurudeen Orelesi Gets Expensive Wristwatch From Club After Scoring Historic Goal
Published: July 25, 2013
Agim Zeqo, the President of  Skënderbeu Korçë , rewarded Nurudeen Orelesi with a very expensive gift after the Albanian champions defeated their Azerbaijaini opponents Neftçi on Tuesday in the Champions League.The second leg tie was heading for the lottery of penalty kick until Orelesi step...
Stephen Keshi Names Roster For Trip To Abidjan
Published: July 24, 2013
Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi on Wednesday announced a final 18 - man roster for the return leg CHAN qualifier against the Elephants of Cote d' Ivoire holding this weekend in Abidjan.Six players that had been training with the squad will not make the trip to the commercial capital of Cote d' IvoireInjured striker Gambo ...
Greece Embassy In Albania Delays In Issuance Of Visas To Udoh, Oshobe
Published: July 23, 2013
Albanian Super League newcomers Partizani Tirana were due to travel to Greece on Sunday for a training camp but are two days behind schedule.The Greece embassy in Albania has failed to issue entry visas to Partizani Tirana's two Nigerian imports - former Flying Eagles defender Felix Udoh and midfielder Oladele Oshobe.'...
Efe Ambrose Targets Champions League Quarter Finals
Published: July 23, 2013
Glasgow Celtic midfielder Efe Ambrose is confident the club can improve on their performance of 2013 by reaching the quarter - finals of Europe's elite club competition - the Champions League.The Bhoys lost 5 - 0 on aggregate to Juventus in the last 16 of the tourney last season.''We set the target last year and we wan...
Aaron Samuel Over The Moon After Super Eagles Call Up
Published: July 22, 2013
Sarpsborg 08 striker Aaron Samuel is over the moon after he earned his first call up from Stephen Keshi for the exhibition match against South Africa on August 14.Last Wednesday, Stephen Keshi picked the 19 - year - old as one of the standby players for the trip to Durban.''It's the dream of every professional football...
Heart Surgery Reports Rubbished By Michael Eneramo
Published: July 22, 2013
Nigeria international Michael Eneramo has rubbished reports in the local media that claimed he underwent heart surgery on Saturday at Acibadem Hospital.The 27 - year - old attacker had meniscectomy surgery, a surgical procedure to remove torn cartilage in the knee, on Saturday, and is expected to be out of action for...
Victor Moses Scores For Chelsea In Pre - Season Friendly
Published: July 21, 2013
Europa League champions Chelsea won their second pre - season game of their tour of Asia defeating a Malaysian Eleven 4 - 1.Super Eagles winger Victor Moses was on target for Jose Mourinho's men late in the second half, after his low shot beat Farizal two minutes from time.Moses, 22 , started from the bench but was int...
Cologne's Anthony Ujah Rues Missed Points
Published: July 21, 2013
After Cologne's 1 - 1 draw against Dynamo Dresden on Saturday, Nigeria striker Anthony Ujah, who was on target at the Glücksgas stadion, commented on the game and his debut goal this season for the Billy Goats.''It was a match we dominated right from the beginning but unfortunate not to take the 3 points. ''Overal...
Under 17 Players To Pay For Accommodation, Feeding and MRI
Published: July 19, 2013
Manu Garba has selected 30 players from his two week long screening held in Abuja, and they are expected to travel to Calabar for the final leg of screening ahead of the Under 17 World Cup billed to be staged in the United Arab Emirates beginning from October.However, the lucky players are expected to pay for their acc...
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Sani Emmanuel: Lazio Want To Force Me To Join Partizani Tirana
Published: July 19, 2013
Sani Emmanuel was supposed to break into the first team squad of Lazio last season if he had imitated his friend and ex Golden Eaglets teammate Eddy Onazi.But the leadership of the Biancocelesti has continued to move the goalpost, sending the Nigeria youth - teamer on loan first to fourth - tier U.S. Salernitana follow...
UEFA Champions League: Nurudeen Orelesi Sure Of Qualification
Published: July 18, 2013
Skënderbeu Korçë midfielder Nurudeen Orelesi believes his team will play the second leg of the Champions League tie against Azerbaijani club Neftchi with peace of mind, following the goalless result in Wednesday's first leg clash.''We played in unison. Did a perfect job to qualify to the third round. '...
Kenneth Obodo Defends Brother, Christian
Published: July 18, 2013
Kenneth Obodo, younger brother of Dinamo Minsk midfielder Christian, says the Nigeria international is innocent, after reports emerged earlier this month he was found by a police patrol in Udine, Italy in the company of women of easy virtue.''Christian was injured and came to Italy to treat himself . ''He was not with ...
John Ogu Resumes Training With Academica
Published: July 18, 2013
Nigeria international John Ogu has returned to Portugal and was involved in Académica de Coimbra's training session on Thursday.The Primeira Liga outfit started preparations for the new season on July 8 without the 25 - year - old midfielder, whose holiday was extended after he represented the national team at t...