Shola Ameobi Vows To Repay Neil Lennon With Goals
Published: October 26, 2015
Shola Ameobi, 34, was delighted to mark his debut for Bolton Wanderers with a goal against Leeds United on Saturday.And the Nigeria international has vowed to repay the faith shown in him by manager Neil Lennon by scoring goals consistently for the Wanderers.“Bolton have been kind enough to accept my services and...
Home - Based Super Eagles Get $2,000 For CHAN Qualification
Published: October 26, 2015
Each member of the home - based Super Eagles will be paid $2,000 as bonus for qualifying for the 2016 African Nations Championship in Rwanda.Though the squad was entitled to $1,000 per player after drawing against Burkina Faso on Sunday evening, the Nigeria Football Federation approved that they players should be paid ...
George Abbey Believes There Is More To Come From Home - Based Super Eagles
Published: October 26, 2015
Retired Nigeria international George Abbey believes there is more to come from the home - based Super Eagles after they qualified for the 2016 African Nations Championship.The national team’s participation at the tournament in Rwanda was assured after they held hosts Burkina Faso to a goalless draw in Ouagadougou...
Kehinde Fatai Equals Scoring Run After Netting In Fifth Consecutive Game
Published: October 26, 2015
Kehinde Fatai found the net for the sixth time in the Czech First League on Sunday as Sparta Prague thrashed Bohemians 1905 3 - 0 on match day 11. The 25 - year - old fired past Zlamal to put Slavia Prague 2 - 0 up five minutes out of intermission.In his last five matches in all competitions, Kehinde Fatai has register...
Odds Favour A Golden Eaglets Win, Have A 100 Percent Record Against Australia
Published: October 25, 2015
The odds are in favour of the Golden Eaglets to beat Australia and qualify for the quarter - finals of the Fifa Under 17 World Cup when both countries clash at the Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar.Australia’s reward for finishing third in Group C is a meeting with the defending champions on Wednesday night....
Nwankwo Kanu Congratulates Super Eagles, Urges Golden Eaglets To Beat Australia In Second Round
Published: October 25, 2015
Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated the home - based Super Eagles for qualifying for the 2016 African Nations Championship and thinks the team can challenge for the title in Rwanda.In the same vein, the former Arsenal and Ajax Amsterdam striker has urged the Golden Eaglets to improve on their pe...
Nigerian Strikers On Fire In Europe, As Ezekiel, Leke James, Fred Friday, Abdullahi & Nwakaeme Hit Target
Published: October 25, 2015
Nigeria international Imoh Ezekiel and Stefano Okaka made an impact in Anderlecht’s 3 - 1 win over Club Brugge on Sunday on game week 11 in the Belgian Pro League , with with both strikers finding the back of the net.In the 12th minute, Okaka, who is enjoying a new lease of life since his transfer from Sampdoria ...
Super Eagles Tactics See Them Qualify For CHAN, Hold Burkina Faso To Draw
Published: October 25, 2015
The home - based Super Eagles secured their place at the 2016 African Nations Championship on Sunday evening on the heels of their goalless draw with Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou.Unlike the first leg in Port Harcourt that ended 2 - 0 in favour of the Super Eagles, they were more conservative in their approach today and ...
Gbolahan Salami, Chikatara & Aggreh Start From Bench Vs Burkina Faso
Published: October 25, 2015
Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf has announced the starting line - up for the African Nations Championship qualifier against Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou. There is still no place in the starting XI for Warri Wolves striker Gbolahan Salami and Chisom Chikatara, who have scored 28 goals between them in the Nigeri...
Barcelona Defender Ekpolo And England U20s Winger Oduwa Get Nigeria Call - Up
Published: October 25, 2015
Dream Team VI coach, Samson Siasia, has invited Barcelona defender Elohor Godswill Ekpolo and Tottenham Hotspur loanee Nathan Oduwa to camp ahead of the Africa U-23 Nations Cup which begins in Senegal next month.This is not the first time the former Nantes forward has handed a call - up to Ekpolo as he was supposed to ...
Hull City Sweating On Fitness Of Sone Aluko Ahead Leicester City Clash
Published: October 25, 2015
Hull City manager, Steve Bruce, is sweating on the fitness of Super Eagles striker Sone Aluko ahead of the  Capital One Cup Fourth Round tie with Leicester City. Aluko was initially included in the Tigers 18 - man squad for the Championship clash against Birmingham City but had to be withdrawn after getting injure...
Nwankwo Kanu Sends Birthday Greetings To Nkechi Okocha
Published: October 25, 2015
Former Arsenal and Nigeria hero Nwankwo Kanu has sent birthday greetings to Nkechi Okocha, the beautiful wife of ex Super Eagles dazzler, Austin Okocha, after she clocked 42 years.Jay Jay and Nkechi have been married for 18 years and the union has been blessed with two children - A Jay Okocha  and Daniella Okocha....
Granada Sporting Director Confirms Isaac Success Will Definitely Miss Africa U-23 Cup of Nations
Published: October 25, 2015
The Sporting Director of Granada, Juan Carlos Cordero, has confirmed that the Andalusian outfit will restrict Nigeria youth international Isaac Success from representing the Dream Team at the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.Success is one of the Flying Eagles stars that has been invited by Nigeria’s Olympic National T...
In - form Rabiu Ibrahim Scores For Trencin In 4 - 1 Win
Published: October 24, 2015
AS TrenĂ„Ťín recorded a 4 - 1 win over Zlaté Moravce in the Fortuna Liga with Nigeria international Rabiu Ibrahim among the scorers for the defending champs.On 65 minutes, the attacking midfielder finally killed the game as a contest, after scoring his third goal in his last five games in the top flight.T...
Mainz Fans Hail Old Boy Anthony Ujah After Brace
Published: October 24, 2015
Anthony Ujah was delighted to bag a brace in Werder Bremen’s 3 - 1 victory over Mainz 05 in the German Bundesliga on Saturday afternoon. The Nigeria international had not scored in the colours of the Green Whites for five straight games in the league prior to today’s contest at the Coface Arena.On 39 minute...