Greece To Use Nigeria Friendly To Fine- tune Strategies Before Facing Ivory Coast
Published: June 03, 2014
Hellas Verona center back and Greece National Teamer, Vangelis Moras, has commented on Tuesday’s friendly against the Super Eagles scheduled to take place in Philadelphia, United States.The 2004 European champions have been drawn alongside Colombia, Japan and Africa powerhouse, Ivory Coast in Group C of t...
Safet Susic Names 23 Players For Mundial
Published: June 02, 2014
The Bosnia Herzegovina Football Federation have published the list of 23 players nominated for their maiden participation at the World Cup. Just like the Super Eagles, their opponents in the second Group F fixture, the Dragons are holding a training camp in the United States before departing for Brazil, venue of the to...
Moses Simon Impresses Ajax Legend, Marc Overmars
Published: June 02, 2014
Holland powerhouse Ajax Amsterdam are closely monitoring the performance of Flying Eagles winger Moses Simon at AS Trencin. Remember that the 18 - year - old trained with the Eredivisie side immediately after the Fifa Under 20s held in Turkey last year, but the trial did not lead to the offer of a contract.Moses Simon&...
Osho Blames Supreme Court FC Draw On Bad Pitch
Published: June 02, 2014
After his side, Supreme Court FC of Abuja were held to a goalless draw by visiting Niger Tornadoes, technical adviser Coach Fatai Osho has attributed the outcome of the game to the poor state of the pitch.Coach Osho who took charge of the team less than two weeks ago noted that the various professional trainings which ...
Keshi Admits He Faces Selection Headache
Published: June 02, 2014
Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has gone back on his word, and has admitted that he faces a selection headache, with hours if not minutes remaining before he unveils to the public the 23 - man squad list nominated to grace the World Cup.Thirty hopefuls are in Philadelphia, United States preparing for the showpiece event, a...
Eddy Onazi Clears Himself Of Match Fixing Allegations
Published: June 01, 2014
In a series of Tweets, Nigeria international Eddy Onazi has maintained his innocence, insisting that he does not plan to influence the outcome of matches at the World Cup. British newspaper, The Sun, had earlier reported on Sunday that the Lazio midfielder held a meeting with Henry Chukwuma Okoroji, an alleged match fi...
Chelsea Turn Down Inter Milan Request For Mikel
Published: June 01, 2014
As reported by the Daily Mirror, Chelsea have turned down a request by Inter Milan to temporarily acquire Super Eagles star John Obi Mikel.It is assumed the Londoners will agree to do business with the Italians if they meet the midfielder’s valuation, which has been fixed at 11 million Euros.Inter Milan are tryin...
Eddy Onazi Meets With Agent That Claims He Can Influence World Cup Games
Published: June 01, 2014
Ahead of the World Cup scheduled to begin in Brazil on June 12, an undercover reporter working for British newspaper, The Sun , has exposed a Nigerian football agent, Henry Chukwuma Okoroji , who claimed that he could fix the outcome of matches at the tournament. Okoroji told highly respected investigative reporter, Ma...
Iran Coach, Carlos Queiroz Announces 23 - Man Roster
Published: June 01, 2014
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has named his 23-man squad for the World Cup but has included another player, Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh of Zob Ahan , on standby just in case fullback Hashem Beikzadeh fails to recover from injury before their first match against Nigeria. The four players that have been axed from the roster ear...
Obafemi Martins Nets Sixth Goal Of The Season
Published: June 01, 2014
Experienced Nigerian forward Obafemi Martins scored his fifth goal in eight MLS games, as Seattle Sounders thrashed Real Salt Lake 4 - 0 on Saturday. Pineda, Pappa and Barrett had given Seattle a three - goal cushion before the Nigeria international struck in second half stoppage time to add more gloss to the scoreline...
Stephen Keshi Knows The Players That Will Grace The World Cup
Published: May 31, 2014
Nigeria manager Stephen Keshi says he is not losing sleep over the choice of players to grace the mundial which starts in Brazil in less than two weeks time.All 32 countries, including Nigeria, participating at the World Cup  must submit their 23 - man squad list to Fifa on or before June 2, therefore, Keshi must ...
NFF Accuses Glo Of Contract Violation
Published: May 30, 2014
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has accused its major sponsor, Globacom Nigeria Limited of reneging on their contractual terms by refusing to pay nearly two years of sponsorship fee to the football federation.A top executive committee member who does not want his name in print said the annual sponsorship fee is ...
Iran Hold Angola To 1 - 1 Draw In Friendly
Published: May 30, 2014
On Friday, Group F opponents Iran shared the spoils with Angola at Hartberg Stadium in their penultimate tune- up game ahead of the World Cup.The Africans took the lead three minutes before the interval through Dominguez Silva, before in - form Tractor Sazi striker, Karim Ansarifard, equalized for the Asian powerhouse ...
Nigeria U-15 Boys Emerge Champions Of Africa
Published: May 30, 2014
Nigeria once again confirmed its status as the giant of Africa in football when its National U-15 boys secured the gold medal of the football event with a 3-1 victory over Swaziland at the Africa Youth games in Gaborone, Botswana on Friday.The U-15 boys who needed just a draw to secure what is widely referred t...
Arsene Wenger Rates Super Eagles Ahead Of Bosnia, Tips African Champions For Second Round
Published: May 30, 2014
French coach of Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, has tipped Argentina as nailed on favorites to get out of Group F and reach the knock out round of the World Cup. The experienced manager rates Nigeria ahead of Bosnia Herzegovina in the race for second position, pointing out that the Eagles play more as a unit, and that quality ...