Knee Injury Rules Ikechukwu Uche Out Of Barcelona Clash
Published: February 11, 2015
Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche has been omitted from Villarreal’s 18 - man squad for Copa del Rey clash against Barcelona.The forward is undergoing treatment after complaining of discomfort in his knee, and will certainly miss the game at Nou Camp.Ahead of the game, Uche has supported his teammates to deliv...
Odion Ighalo Scores Again, And Again For Watford
Published: February 10, 2015
In - form Watford striker Odion Ighalo netted his second brace of this season as the Hornets grinded out a victory, with a score of 2 - 1, against Brentford on Tuesday night. After a goalless first half, the home team took the lead in the 53rd minute through Andre Gray .Ex Flying Eagle Odion Ighalo restored parity for ...
Bartholomew Ogbeche Poor Disciplinary Record A Cause For Concern
Published: February 08, 2015
Once - upon - a - time Nigeria international Bartholomew Ogbeche took the walk of shame on Sunday afternoon as Cambuur lost 2  - 1 away to Feyenoord in the Eredivisie.While the ex PSG striker has caught the eyes of many this season, having netted 11 goals in all competitions, his disciplinary record has been far f...
Odion Ighalo Scoring For Fun In England
Published: February 07, 2015
Ex Flying Eagles skipper Odion Ighalo continued his rich vein of form in front of goal by netting his 12th goal in the English Championship this season. And it was an important goal as the 82nd minute strike decided the outcome of the match against Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road.75 percent of Odion Ighalo’s st...
Ahmed Musa Scores Third Goal In Pinatar Cup
Published: February 07, 2015
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa scored his third goal of the Pinatar Cup, but it was not enough as Russian champions CSKA Moscow lost 2 -1 to city rivals Torpedo Moscow.In the friendly tournament held in Spain, the 22 - year - old scored for the Army Men in the 32nd minute.Vadim Steklov opened scoring for Torpedo Mosc...
Odion Ighalo Named The Best Player In The Championship For January
Published: February 06, 2015
Watford marksman Odion Ighalo has been rewarded for his outstanding display in the month of January, after he was named the  Championship PFA Fans Player of the Month winner for January.The highlight of his performance during the period under review was scoring four goals in one match, which came against Blackpool...
Obiozor And Sokari To Join Under 23 Camp
Published: February 04, 2015
Nigeria Under 23 coach Samson Siasia has invited Enyimba midfielder Kingsley Sokari and Kano Pillars star Christian Obiozor to the Dream Team camp ahead of the All African Games qualifiers against Gabon.Both offensive players displayed their wares a tthe just concluded Super 6 tournament, with Obiozor emerging the top ...
Guangzhou R & F Striker Aaron Samuel Scores In Win Over Wisla Krakow
Published: February 02, 2015
Guangzhou R & F continued to fine- tune strategies ahead of the resumption of the Chinese Super League with a test game in Turkey against Polish opposition.Super Eagles striker Aaron Samuel netted in the 80th minute in the 3 - 0 win over Wisla Krakow, after Michel had given the Chinese team a two - goal cushion wit...
Ahead of Oyo FA Elections: Ojo-Oba Tackles Odeniran
Published: February 01, 2015
As the stakeholders in Oyo State awaits the guidelines for the State’s Football Association Elections from the election committee, chaired by Dr. Abiodun Salami, the sporting-political atmosphere in the pace-setter state is now hitting up.Chief Bolaji Ojo-Oba who just retired from the services of National Sports ...
FCT FA ELECTION HOLDS FEBRUARY 17
Published: February 01, 2015
Elections into the Board of the FCT Football Association  will hold on February 17, 2015.Announcing this after its Board meeting in Abuja at the weekend, the FCT FA Chairman Alhaji Musa Talle said the election will be in compliance with the directives of the Nigeria Football Federation "the NFF has directed that e...
Udoh To Officiate U20 Vs U23 Clash
Published: February 01, 2015
FIFA-badged referee Ferdinand Udoh has been appointed to officiate the final match of the Super Six tournament between Nigeria U20 and the Nigeria U23 national teams.Udoh will be handling the match between the Flying Eagles and the Under 23 national team this evening by 5 pm at the Abuja National Stadium.He will be ass...
Sturm Graz Striker Bright Edomwonyi Scoring For Fun
Published: January 31, 2015
Austrian Bundesliga side Sturm Graz will not be regretting their decision to sign Bright Edomwonyi in the winter transfer market, if his form in the test matches is anything to go by.In a tune - up game played on Saturday, Sturm Graz defeated Romanian champions Steaua Bucharest 2 - 0, with the former Golden Eaglets str...
Olarenwaju Kayode Happy With Player Of The Week Nomination
Published: January 28, 2015
Maccabi Netanya striker Olarenwaju Kayode was elated after he was recognized for his performance in the last game against Beitar Jerusalem. The Israeli Professional Football League has nominated him for the Player of the Week award for the second week in a row.“I feel great getting this recognition, hard work pay...
Ex New Nigeria Bank Goalie Wilfred Agbonavbare Loses Battle With Cancer
Published: January 27, 2015
Retired Nigeria international Wilfred Agbonavbare died on Tuesday morning at the age of 48 after suffering from cancer.The former Rayo Vallecano goalie was admitted at the Prince of Asturias Hospital in Alcalá de Henares, and his last wish before he died was to see his three children.And despite the efforts of R...
Nigeria Coaches Mourn Musa Abdullahi
Published: January 27, 2015
The Nigeria Football  Coaches Association has expressed deep sorrow at news of the death of Coach Musa Abdullahi, a former head coach of National  U-17.  In a release in Abuja, the President of the Association Coach Bitrus Bewarang described the demise of Coach Abdullahi, as a very unfortunate one, not o...