Fleetwood Town Manager Hails Nicky Ajose After Scoring Eighth Goal Of The Season
Published: February 14, 2015
In his post match comments after the 2 - 0 loss to Crewe Alexandra, Fleetwood  Town manager Graham Alexander has admitted that his side failed to recover after falling behind three minutes before the interval. In - form Anglo - Nigerian striker Nicky Ajose , 23, scored for the third consecutive game in League One,...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Nets 15th Goal Of The Season
Published: February 14, 2015
Speaking after netting his 15th goal in the English Championship this season, striker Odion Ighalo has acknowledged that Watford had to did deep for the win over Bolton Wanderers.The ex Flying Eagles skipper contributed two goal in The Hornets 4 - 3 win over the home team, opening scoring in the 25th minute before layi...
Return Of The YAK, Veteran Striker Comes Off Bench To Score Game - Winner For Reading
Published: February 14, 2015
Three Nigerians were involved in Reading’s 2 - 1 win over Derby County in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.While Jordan Obita started the game at the iPro Stadium , Super Eagles Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Hope Akpan were introduced in the second half. But it was veteran forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni who stole the s...
Brown Ideye Scores For Third Consecutive Game For The First Time In Three Years
Published: February 14, 2015
West Brom have qualified for the sixth round of the English FA Cup, and The Baggies sailed through to the next round in style following their 4 - 0 hammering of West Ham on Saturday afternoon.In the middle of the first half, Brown Ideye opened the scoring before James Morrison doubled the advantage three minutes before...
Dream Team Invitee Alhaji Gero Scores Again For Viborg
Published: February 14, 2015
Olympic National Team invitee Alhaji Gero scored for Viborg in a friendly on Friday afternoon against Danish Superliga log leaders FC  Midtjylland .The second - tier side thrashed The Wolves 5 - 1, who fielded their reserve team, with Alhaji Gero netting the fourth goal. The former Enugu Rangers star has scored tw...
Osaguona Ighodaro Scores On Champions League Debut For Raja Casablanca
Published: February 14, 2015
Morocco vice - champions Raja Casablanca have one foot in the next round of the CAF Champions League following their 4 - 0 thrashing of Diables Noirs on Friday night.The scoreline was reading 1 - 0 until the 70th minute when Nigeria international Osaguona Ighodaro scored with a trademark header.Adil Karrouchy made it 3...
Falcons Coach Invites Liverpool Dazzler Asisat Oshoala, 35 Others For Training Camp
Published: February 13, 2015
Ahead of the All Africa Games, 2016 Olympic Games qualifiers and the Fifa Women’s World Cup final, Falcons coach, Edwin Okon, has invited 36 players for a training camp in Abuja , starting from next Sunday, February 22.Edwin Okon has decided there is no room in the squad for the veteran forwards Perpetua Nkwocha ...
Ibrahim Alhassan, Musa Yahaya And Chidera Ezeh Make Flying Eagles Roster For Trip To Ghana
Published: February 13, 2015
Flying Eagles coach Manu Garba has named his 22 - man roster for the upcoming friendlies against Ghana.An analysis of the squad list unveiled on Thursday revealed that 9 of the 22 players represented the Golden Eaglets at the 2013 Under 17 World Cup. Former Besiktas target Musa Mohammed, who skippers the side, Dele Ala...
Chippa United New Skipper, James Okwuosa : The Players Believe In Me
Published: February 12, 2015
Nigeria international James Okwuosa says he does not have any extra weight on his shoulders following his appointment as captain of South African PSL side Chippa United.And the central defender has pointed out that he is not new to responsibilities, having skippered Enugu Rangers before signing for The Chilli Boys in 2...
Viborg Give Nigeria Federation The Green Light To Feature Alhaji Gero Versus Gabon
Published: February 12, 2015
Danish First Division side Viborg have released ex Nigeria Under 20 international Alhaji Gero for the crucial All African Games qualifying fixture against Gabon. On Friday, the former Enugu Rangers star will fly to Nigeria to join the Olympic National Team, who are presently fine-tuning strategies under the guidance of...
Siasia Invites Alex Iwobi, Paul Onuachu For Gabon Game
Published: February 12, 2015
Coach Samson Siasia has invited Arsenal attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi and eight other professional plying their trade overseas for the All African Games qualifiers against Gabon.Apart from the Arsenal Under 21 skipper, the headline names that made the list are Standard Liege forward Imoh Ezekiel and lanky striker Pau...
Super Eagles Make Slight Progress In Fifa Ranking
Published: February 12, 2015
On Thursday morning, football governing body Fifa published on its webpage the latest ranking of national teams.Compared to their ranking in the month of January, the Super Eagles have climbed one spot, and have a global ranking of 42nd while in the continental ranking, the deposed African champions are seventh d...
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...