Mexico Travels To United States A Man Short
Published: March 02, 2014
Mexico National Team fullback Miguel Layún has been dropped from the list of players summoned for the exhibition match against Nigeria later this week in the United States.The Club America defender has a shoulder injury which he picked up last weekend against UNAM Pumas.He has since left the training camp to sta...
Nnamdi Oduamadi Nets First Brace In Italy
Published: March 02, 2014
Varese winger Nnamdi Oduamadi ended his mini goal drought for club and country, dating back to August 2013, with a brace against Reggina (4 - 3 ) on Saturday, his first pair of goals since he arrived Italy from Flying Sport Academy.Former Nigeria youth international Daniel Adejo, regarded as one of the most technical d...
Chippa United Ace James Okwuosa Vows To Support Eagles Come Rain Or Shine
Published: February 28, 2014
Chippa United central defender James Okwuosa is hopeful of making the Super Eagles World Cup squad.The 23 - year - old is one of the first names on the Chippa United roster, having made 17 out of a possible 21 starts in the ongoing season. “My chances of going to the World Cup are 50 - 50. Just like every other N...
Kevin Amuneke Happy With FK Sloboda Uzice Move
Published: February 26, 2014
Two - cap Nigeria international Kevin Amuneke has signed a contract with Sloboda Užice until the end of this season.The former Porto and Benfica youth - teamer has expressed delight at joining the Serbian top division team.“Yes I have signed for Sloboda Užice. I have been training with the team for the past...
Michael Olaitan Calls For Fans Backing Ahead Of Manchester United Showdown
Published: February 25, 2014
Michael Olaitan has called on Olympiakos fans to support the team in their Champions League showdown with Manchester United on Tuesday evening.The form guide is not favourable to Olympiakos , having lost their last four matches in this same competition against their more illustrious English opponents.And the 21 - year ...
Obi Mikel Travels With Chelsea For Galatasaray Clash
Published: February 25, 2014
John Mikel Obi has passed a late fitness test and got Jose Mourinho’s nod for the trip to Istanbul, where Chelsea are scheduled to square off with Galatasaray in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.He missed the Premier League tie with Everton on Saturday due to injury.The Nigeria international was in a race a...
Ndubuisi Egbo Admits Team Is Suffering Psychologically
Published: February 24, 2014
Albanian club Bylis Ballsh , who are managed by retired Nigeria international Ndubuisi Egbo, are flirting with relegation having failed to win any of their last five matches in the championship.After 20 rounds of games in the Superliga, the club from Mallakastër District have managed to muster only 23 points, and ...
Michael Olaitan : We Will Do Everything To Defeat Manchester United
Published: February 24, 2014
Ahead of the meeting with Manchester United in the knock out round of the Champions League on Tuesday, Olympiakos starlet Michael Olaitan says the Greek club will have to play the game of their lives to overcome their English opponents.In recent weeks, 21 - year - old Michael Olaitan has become an important player of t...
36 Lion CEO, Gafar Liameed : Belgium Is Home For Imoh Ezekiel
Published: February 23, 2014
The ongoing debate concerning the international future of Imoh Ezekiel will not hold much water unless the Standard Liege attacker is officially capped by either Belgium or Nigeria.Manager Stephen Keshi has handed the former 36 Lion ace an invitation for next week’s friendly against Mexico.It must be stated the e...
Godfrey Oboabona : We Expect An Interesting Match Against Mexico
Published: February 21, 2014
Rizespor defender Godfrey Oboabona has shared his thoughts and impressions on the upcoming international  friendly between Nigeria and Mexico billed to be staged at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta on March 5.The former Sunshine Stars skipper has stressed that victory should not be the main concern of Nigerians but they ...
Kalu Uche Nets Third Career Hat - trick
Published: February 21, 2014
Nigeria international Kalu Uche notched his third career hat - trick as Al Rayyan defeated Al Ahli 4 - 1 in the Qatar Stars League on Thursday.The 31 - year - old registered his first goal from the spot in the 6th minute before taking two more successful penalty kicks in the 18th and 87th minute of the encounter.Kalu U...
Shakhtar Donetsk Goal Poacher, Luiz Adriano : Yussuf Ayila Is The Best Defender In Ukraine
Published: February 20, 2014
Luiz Adriano, Brazilian striker representing Shakhtar Donetsk, has showered praise on Yussuf Ayila, who recently joined Metalist for the remainder of this season. The Brazilian striker has stated that the Nigerian is the best defender he has faced in the Ukrainian championship.The 26 - year - old told dynamomania.com :...
Imoh Ezekiel Would Prefer To Play For Belgium
Published: February 20, 2014
It remains unclear whether 20 - year - old Standard Liege forward Imoh Ezekiel would commit his international future to Nigeria. Manager Stephen Keshi made the first official move to cap Ezekiel after naming him in the squad for the tune up game with Mexico in March.Reports in Belgium strongly suggest that the highly r...
Shola Ameobi Could Leave Newcastle United
Published: February 19, 2014
Shola Ameobi , 32, has hinted that he could depart Newcastle United when he comes off contract in the summer. The Newcastle hierarchy has not yet opened talks with the Nigeria international  regarding a new deal and the Nigerian is very concerned.Speaking to the electronic edition of Shields Gazette, Ameobi said :...
SWAN FCT Chapter Commiserates With Aisha Falode, Mourns Walter Oyatogun.
Published: February 19, 2014
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, FCT chapter has commiserated with former NFF Media and Publicity Committee member Aisha Falode, on the loss of her son, Toba Falode.Chairman, SWAN, FCT chapter, Kayode Adeniyi expressed shock on hearing the news which he described as sad, unfortunate and unthinkable whil...