Henry Galeano Says He Is The Sole Agent Of Kelechi Iheanacho
Published: November 13, 2013
Henry Galeano of First Eleven Management has reacted to reports in the local media, which suggested that he does not have the exclusive right to represent the Golden Ball winner at the Fifa Under 17 World Cup, Kelechi Iheanacho.“We have a representation agreement, duly signed by all parties and stamped by the Fed...
Fenerbahce Striker Emmanuel Emenike Excited About World Cup
Published: November 13, 2013
Emmanuel Emenike, who emerged top scorer at the 2013 African Cup of Nations, is fully focused ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Ethiopia and is dreaming of heading to the World Cup final in Brazil with the Nigeria selection.Speaking to fifa.com, the Fenerbahce marksman said : “I am glad to have played in the...
Nosa Igiebor Undergoes Successful Surgery
Published: November 12, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor, 23, was successfully operated on Tuesday afternoon at Fremap Clinic, reports the official website of the Spanish club.The Super Eagle underwent surgery to correct the problems caused by a hamstring injury of his left leg.He is not expected to resume full training with the Green and W...
Ahmed Tijani Pleased With Hat-trick
Published: November 12, 2013
Ahmed Tijani has admitted having a good feeling after scoring a hat - trick for FK Susa in their 3 - 0 victory over Turan Tovuz this past weekend in the ninth round of matches in the Birinci Dasta.“I feel very good after the three goals. This is the result of constant training.“I can guarantee that in the n...
Eddy Onazi : We Will Do Our Homework On The Pitch
Published: November 12, 2013
Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi has commented on the upcoming meeting between Nigeria and Ethiopia billed to be staged in Calabar on November 16.“As players in the team, we all know the responsibility that we have and everyone has tightened his belt and just waiting for Saturday to come and give it our best shot.&nbs...
Swiss Court Orders FC Zurich To Pay Widow Of Lucky Isibor 255,000 Euros
Published: November 11, 2013
The Court of Appeal in Switzerland has ruled in favor of deceased Nigeria international Lucky Isibor, who last defended the colors of FC Zurich before he hung up his boots.In 2002, then aged 25, the contract of the ex Concord striker was unilaterally terminated after he tested positive for HIV during a routine medical....
Nosa Igiebor Out For Two Months
Published: November 11, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor is scheduled to undergo surgery in the coming days as a result of his groin injury problems.Estadiodeportivo.com says the Nigeria international could spend up to eight weeks on the sidelines, meaning he won’t return to action until middle of January next year.It is the same ailm...
Nosa Igiebor Faces Late Fitness Test Ahead Barcelona Showdown
Published: November 10, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor is doubtful for the home game against log leaders Barcelona on Sunday evening.The Nigeria international, who clocked 23 yesterday, did not train with the first team squad on Saturday due to pains in his abdominal area.But club medics are doing all they can to make him available for th...
NUPENG Boss Congratulates Eaglets, Floats Soccer Tourney For Nigerian Youths
Published: November 09, 2013
The Chairman of Nigeria Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, (NUPENG) Lagos state zone, Comrade Tokunbo Najeemdeen Adebola has joined other Nigerians in congratulating the victorious Golden Eaglets that have just made the country proud by winning the FIFA Under-17 World Cup hosted by United Arab Emirates while...
Esperance Starlet Emeka Emerum Tips Former Teammate Kelechi Iheanacho For Greatness
Published: November 09, 2013
Esperance starlet Emeka Emerum says he is not surprised that former teammate at Taye Academy, Kelechi Iheanacho was chosen as the best player of the just concluded Fifa Under 17 World Cup staged in United Arab Emirates.“We started playing together in 2005, but then I was his senior. Seeing Kelechi Iheanacho at th...
Kenneth Otigba : My Dad Wants Me To Represent Nigeria
Published: November 09, 2013
Kenneth Otigba recently snubbed an invitation to represent the Hungary Under 21 National Team in order to concentrate on establishing himself with Dutch club Heerenveen.While that reason may be the official position of the highly rated 21 - year - old center back, he is understood to be in contact with officials of the...
AC Milan Starlet Favour Aniekan Showers Praises On Golden Eaglets
Published: November 09, 2013
AC Milan youngster Favour Aniekan is among those singing the praises of the Golden Eaglets, who lifted the Fifa Under 17 World Cup for a record fourth time on Friday evening.“They did very well at the tournament. I was very happy when the team won the final. “It was difficult watching the matches here in It...
Eddy Onazi Passed Fit For Parma Match
Published: November 09, 2013
Lazio midfielder Eddy Onazi has been given the all clear by club medics after a scan on his adductor, and will be included in the roster for the Serie A showdown with Parma on Sunday. “Onazi? We did a check for a nuisance adductor, but as expected the result was negative,”Lazio Doctor Roberto Bianchini told...
Mexico Coach : Nigeria Deserve To Win
Published: November 08, 2013
Raul Gutierrez, manager of the Mexico Under 17 National Team, has praised the Golden Eaglets after his team lost 3 - 0 in the final of the World Cup which came to a climax in Abu Dhabi on Friday evening.“I am proud of this team - character and everything they did to get here. Nigeria is a great team, a great cham...
Nigeria Wins Fifa Under 17 World Cup
Published: November 08, 2013
The Golden Eaglets maintained their undefeated streak when it mattered most, defeating Mexico 3 - 0 at the Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Friday evening to lift the Fifa Under 17 World Cup a record fourth time.The Young Tricolor enjoyed possession at the early stages of the game while the Nigerians relied on t...