Off - Form Emmanuel Emenike Vows To Put In Maximum Effort
Published: October 03, 2014
Speaking ahead of Fenerbahce’s clash with Konyaspor on Saturday, Emmanuel Emenike has vowed to put in maximum effort, and is targeting three points to appease the fans, after losing to Akhisar Belediyespor last weekend.The Nigeria international started the tie against the home team from the bench until he was int...
Obafemi Martins Scoops MLS Player Of The Month Award
Published: October 03, 2014
Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins has been rewarded for his imperious form for the month of September, after he was named the Player of the Month by the MLS. To scoop the award, the Nigeria international saw off competition from Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers ), Steve Clark (Columbus ...
Ikechukwu Uche To Answer Match Fixing Charges Next Monday
Published: October 02, 2014
Out - of - favour Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche is one of the 20 players summoned by the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office in Spain to answer charges in a match fixing scandal involving Real Zaragoza, his former club, and Levante.Spanish sports daily El Mundo writes on its electronic edition that there a...
Official : Leon Balogun Joins Darmstadt 98 For Remainder Of The Season
Published: October 02, 2014
Through official channels, German 2 Bundesliga high - flyers Darmstadt 98 have announced that they have captured the signature of one - cap Nigeria international Leon Balogun, 26.The defensive all - rounder has penned a contract that ties him to the club until the end of the current season.Speaking to the official webs...
Boavista, CD Nacional And Penafiel Eager To Open Contract Talks With Sunday Mba
Published: October 02, 2014
Three Portuguese teams have set the wheels in motion to sign CA Bastia midfielder Sunday Mba, ahead of the reopening of the transfer market. SL10.ng says Boavista, CD Nacional and Primeira Liga newcomers F.C. Penafiel are all keen on the former Warri Wolves and Enugu Rangers star. CA Bastia will rubber-stamp the ...
Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Delighted To End His Goal Drought
Published: September 30, 2014
Former Flying Eagles skipper Odion Ighalo was delighted to end his goal drought for Watford as they defeated  Brentford 2 - 1 at Vicarage Road on Tuesday evening, a game which corresponded to the 10th round in the English Championship.Indeed, the former Udinese man last scored for his club back in May, scoring aft...
Nigerian Ronaldo, Moses Simon Nets 14TH Career Goal For AS Trencin
Published: September 30, 2014
Nigeria Under 20 international Moses Simon continued his rich vein of form for his Slovakian side, AS Trenčín, in their 3 - 1 away win over Dukla on Tuesday evening.The 19 - year - old, hailed in some quarters as the Nigerian Ronaldo, now has an impressive 11 goals in 25 appearances for  AS Trenč&...
Mehdi Benatia Lauds David Alaba Ahead CSKA Moscow Clash
Published: September 30, 2014
Ahead of Bayern Munich’s Champions League clash away to CSKA Moscow, defender Mehdi Benatia has showered praise on wing back David Alaba, saying he was impressed by the qualities of the Austrian - Nigerian.The Morocco international , 27, committed his future to the German champions this summer by penning a five -...
Edwin Okon Unveils 21 - Woman AWC Squad List?
Published: September 30, 2014
Coach of the Falcons, Edwin Okon, on Monday unveiled his 21 - woman squad list for the African Women’s Championship scheduled to begin in Namibia on October 11, subject to the ratification of the Nigeria Football Federation.Some of the headline names on the list include Asisat Oshoala, Perpetua Nkwocha, Desire Op...
Flying Eagles Defender Samuel Okon Dedicates MON Award To Governor Godswill Akpabio, Manu Garba
Published: September 29, 2014
Nigeria youth international Samuel Okon, who is reportedly testing with Spanish side Sporting Gijon, was delighted with the country’s number one citizen, President Goodluck Jonathan, for honoring him with the Member of the Order of Niger (MON) award on Monday.The left fullback, who featured in every single game c...
Emmanuel Emenike Relegated To The Bench
Published: September 29, 2014
Fenerbahçe might listen to offers for Emmanuel Emenike when the transfer market reopens in January due to his lack of form and relationship with his teammates. The Nigeria international had scored only 1 goal in 16 appearances for club and country prior to Sunday evening’s clash at the 19 Mayıs Stadyumu...
Austin Ejide Ranked The Top Nigerian Player In Israel Ahead Of Igiebor And Oshaniwa
Published: September 29, 2014
Highly respected Israeli publication, Sports Walla, has published its eagerly anticipated top ranking of footballers plying their trade in the Israeli Premier League, counting down from number 315 to 1.As widely expected Super Eagles goalkeeper Austin Ejide was the top ranked Nigerian player in Israel, after he was ran...
Ganiu Ogungbe Targets More Goals, After First Strike For Ethnikos Achna
Published: September 28, 2014
Former Nigeria Under 20 international Ganiu Atanda Ogungbe scored his first ever goal since moving to Europe last season, after he netted the match winner in Ethnikos Achna’s 1 - 0 win over his former team AC Omonia on Sunday.Ogungbe penned a one - year deal with Ethnikos Achna in the close season, and has clocke...
Panathinaikos Young Star Abdul Ajagun : It Does Not Matter Who Scores
Published: September 28, 2014
Panathinaikos youngster Abdul Ajagun has played down his match winner against Niki Volos on Sunday in the Greece Super League, and has stressed that he would have preferred the team picking three points to chasing personal glory. The former Flying Eagles skipper registered his name on the score - sheet three minut...
Seattle Sounders Marksman Obafemi Martins Sets Franchise Single - Season Scoring Record
Published: September 28, 2014
Seattle Sounders marksman Obafemi Martins has smashed Eddie Johnson’s franchise single-season scoring record following his brace in the 4 - 2 defeat of Chivas USA on Saturday at the CenturyLink Field.Those pair of goals took his tally so far this season to 15 goals in 27 matches, surpassing the 14 goals Eddie Joh...