Sunday Mba Arrives Super Eagles Camp
Published: May 29, 2014
CA Bastia midfielder Sunday Mba finally arrived the Super Eagles camp on Wednesday just before they faced Scotland in a friendly, team administrator Dayo Enebi has confirmed.A visa hitch had prevented the former Warri Wolves ace from joining the squad when the training camp started on Sunday, and the African Cup of Nat...
Nigeria Hold Scotland To Draw In London
Published: May 28, 2014
Ahead of the World Cup which starts around two weeks time, Scotland gave Nigeria cause for concern after they held the African champions to a 2 - 2 at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening in an international friendly.The Tartan Army dominated most of the first half, with Celtic man Charlie Mulgrew giving them the lead i...
Mikel, Enyeama To Miss Scotland Clash As Keshi Names Starting Eleven
Published: May 28, 2014
Manager Stephen Keshi will not start the exhibition match against Scotland with his strongest possible starting eleven.From the look of things, apart from Austin Ejide, Joseph Yobo and Elderson Echiejile, the Super Eagles coach wants the remaining eight players to prove if they are good enough to be on the plane to Bra...
Efe Ambrose Will Put Aside Relationship With Celtic Pals
Published: May 28, 2014
Nigeria right back Efe Ambrose will put aside his relationship with his Glasgow Celtic teammates when the Super Eagle confront Scotland in a few hours time.Going into the fixture at Craven Cottage, the Scots are unbeaten in their last five internationals, racking up four wins while drawing against the United States.And...
Scotland - Nigeria Friendly To Go Ahead Despite Match Fixing Probe
Published: May 28, 2014
The Scotland - Nigeria friendly will go ahead as planned despite fears of match fixing surrounding the fixture.Reports have surfaced in the British media that the National Crime Agency classified the Wednesday showdown at Craven Cottage, London as a high risk fixture, which could mean irregular betting patterns have be...
Dynamo Kiev Doctor Apologizes To Yussuf Ayila Over Age Comments
Published: May 28, 2014
Dynamo Kiev doctor, Leonid Myronov has declared that statements credited to him by Ukrainian media regarding the age of Yussuf Ayila were taken out of context or in layman’s language, his words were misinterpreted.At the start of the week, Myronov was quoted to have said that the Nigeria international falsified h...
Dropped Brown Ideye Wishes Super Eagles All The Best
Published: May 28, 2014
Dynamo Kiev striker Brown Ideye has insisted that he has taken the decision of manager Stephen Keshi to omit him from the list of players summoned to a training camp ahead of the World Cup in good faith.This is the first major tournament Ideye will miss in the last four years since his surprise inclusion amongst the 23...
Ikechi Anya Reveals Reasons For Choosing Scotland Instead Of Nigeria
Published: May 27, 2014
Watford attacker Ikechi Anya says he is not regretting his decision to represent Scotland instead of the Super Eagles.Born to a Nigerian dad and a Romanian mom, he could have represented the two countries and England, but he chose to defend the colours of the Tartan Army.If manager Gordon Strachan fields him at Craven ...
Vincent Enyeama Hopes Nigeria Seal Second Round Qualification Before Argentina Tie
Published: May 27, 2014
Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has stated that the target of the Super Eagles is to qualify for the second round of the World Cup before they face Argentina in their last Group F fixture.The South America powerhouse has been paired in the same group with the African champions four times in the last six tournaments, w...
Celtic Skipper, Scott Brown Relishing Contest With Efe Ambrose
Published: May 27, 2014
Ahead of the meeting with Nigeria at Craven Cottage on Wednesday evening, Glasgow Celtic skipper Scott Brown is relishing the confrontation with teammate, Efe Ambrose.If manager Stephen Keshi does not tinker with his selection, Ambrose will be handed a role at right full back instead of at central defense, the position...
Ezeh Chidera Out For Three Weeks
Published: May 27, 2014
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Porto youth - teamer Ezeh Chidera will spend the next three weeks on the sidelines.The 16 - year - old pulled a hamstring during the Flying Eagles 4 - 1 victory over Tanzania in an African Youth Championship qualifier.Since then, the attacking midfielder has started his rehabilitat...
Dynamo Kiev Doctor : Yussuf Ayila Much Older Than His Official Age
Published: May 26, 2014
Nigeria international Yussuf Ayila may have a wrong date of birth stated on his international passport, Dynamo Kiev team doctor, Leonid Myronov has told the Ukrainian media.Going by the official documents he provided to Fifa and the Nigeria Football Federation, Ayila will celebrate his 30th birthday on November 4. &ldq...
Jordan Ibe Delighted After Scoring First International Hat- Trick
Published: May 26, 2014
England youth - teamer Jordan Ibe was overjoyed after scoring his first hat -trick in an international match, as the England Under 19s thrashed their Montenegro counterparts 6 - 0 in a European U19 Championship qualifying fixture.The Liverpool starlet was one of the three Anglo - Nigerian players on parade at Walsall, ...
Moses Odubajo Disappointed About Missing Out On Promotion Despite Wonder Strike
Published: May 26, 2014
Leyton Orient winger Moses Odubajo has stated that his wonder strike against Rotherham United in the League One play - off final on Sunday is not a thing of joy to him, having lost to their rivals on penalties to miss out on promotion.The 20 - year - old scored a stunning volley in the 35th minute, before creating an a...
Timothy Anjembe Admits Defense Is Hoang Anh Achilles Heel
Published: May 26, 2014
Speaking after netting his 15th goal of the season, Timothy Anjembe has stated that Hoang Anh are not amongst the early contenders for the Vietnamese title because they have shortcomings in other departments.After 14 rounds in the V League, Hoang Anh sit sixth on the 13 - team table with 18 points, but have played one ...