Three Golden Eaglets Players Fail MRI Test
Published: April 13, 2013
The Confederation of African Football, CAF has excluded three Nigerian players from participating at the Under 17 African Championship which begins in Morocco on Saturday.MRI test, which can accurately determine the ages of players, conducted on Friday showed that two defenders and a striker were above the age limit fo...
Tiago Ilori Voted Best Young Player In Portugal
Published: April 12, 2013
Sporting Lisbon youngster Tiago Ilori has been named best young player of the month of March by the Union of Professional Footballers (SJPF).The 20 - year - old Portugal youth - teamer started the season in the B Team but was quickly drafted into the main squad following a string of sterling displays.According to Union...
Update: Crocked John Ogu Absent From Thursday Training
Published: April 11, 2013
Nigeria international John Ogu was absent from training on Thursday morning. This is the fourth consecutive day John Ogu will miss training after failing to recover from a left knee injury.Allnigeriasoccer.com earlier reported that Academica de Coimbra doctors had recommended that John Ogu should undergo urgent surgery...
Fifa Ranking: Nigeria In The 31st Position
Published: April 11, 2013
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were ranked as the 31st best team in the world in the latest ranking by Football's governing body  Fifa. In comparison with last month's ranking, Nigeria, who are the 4th best team in Africa, dropped one position.World Cup qualifying group opponents Malawi, Kenya and Namibia are ranked ...
Exclusive:John Ogu Set To Defy Club's Order To Undergo Surgery
Published: April 11, 2013
One - cap Nigeria international John Ogu has embarked on an aggressive media campaign using his cronies in the Press to sway public opinion that he is not injured.Allnigeriasoccer.com CAN exclusively report that John Ogu has sprained his left knee and has been advised by doctors of Académica to undergo surgery t...
Peter Utaka Could Return Against Guangzhou Evergrande
Published: April 10, 2013
Dalian Aerbin attacker Peter Utaka is expected to be in the starting lineup on Sunday against Guangzhou Evergrande. Utaka suffered a calf injury in the penultimate round of matches and this ruled him out of the trip to Wuhan Zall. Earlier, doctors had ruled him out of action for two weeks.He has recovered quickly and s...
Kenneth Omeruo Targets European Football
Published: April 10, 2013
Dutch club ADO Den Haag are targeting European football next season, Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo has said. With 36 points from 29 games, only one point separate ADO from a Europa League play-off spot.''The fans of ADO Den Haag have high expectations of their club and we will not disappoint them. They ...
John Ogu Did Not Participate In Training
Published: April 10, 2013
Super Eagles invitee John Ogu did not participate in training on Tuesday afternoon as Académica returned to their training complex after Sunday's 1 - 2 loss to Gil Vicente.It is correct John Ogu is nursing a knee injury though he has claimed that he will return to action next Friday when Académica travel ...
Heartland FC Contravened CAF Rule In Botched Fixture
Published: April 10, 2013
Heartland of Owerri could not play against US Bitam in the CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday after they arrived Gabon late. As things stand, continental football regulator, CAF will now rule on the outcome of the botched fixture.The Cameroonian match commissioner declared that US Bitam had walked over the Nigerians as ...
Mikel Obi Confesses: I Hate Europa League
Published: April 09, 2013
Nigeria international Mikel Obi has confessed to hating the Europa League, UEFA's second grade competition. Chelsea failed to progress to the knock out stages of the Champions League and are now condemned to Thursday night football. The Londoners clash with Rubin Kazan in the second leg of the Europa League quarter-fin...
John Ogu Plays Down Injury Fears
Published: April 08, 2013
Académica midfielder John Ugochukwu Ogu has played down fears that he is injured and may be unavailable for the Super Eagles quick - fire games in the summer against Mexico, Kenya, Namibia as well as matches in the Fifa Confederations Cup.John Ogu was omitted by manager Pedro Emmanuel for Sunday's Primeira Liga ...
Gabonese Federation Picks Holes In Heartland's Claims
Published: April 08, 2013
The claims of Heartland FC through the Media Officer that the team was due to depart Nigeria last Thursday for the Confederation Cup second leg tie against US Bitam are totally false.Perhaps, if officials of Heartland were sincere enough, the club won't be in this predicament . It is almost a foregone conclusion that t...
Uche Nwofor Hopeful To Return Next Weekend
Published: April 07, 2013
Former Flying Eagles striker Uche Nwofor has not featured for VVV Venlo since late February due to a thigh complaint. His rehabilitation is going according to plan and he could return to the pitch as early as next weekend against PEC Zwolle.Uche Nwofor told allnigeriasoccer.com: ''I hope to be back this week because I ...
John Ogu Sprains Left Knee
Published: April 07, 2013
One - cap Nigeria international John Ugochukwu Ogu has not been selected by Pedro Emmanuel, manager of Académica, in his 18 - man squad for the trip to Gil Vicente , which corresponds to the 25th round of matches in the Portuguese championship.The 24 - year - old central midfielder misses Sunday's game due to a ...
Christian Obodo Starts Individual Training
Published: April 06, 2013
Nigeria international Christian Obodo is successfully recovering from injury and has started individual training, reports the official website of Dinamo Minsk .Sunday's derby clash against Minsk has come too early for the 28 - year - old central midfielder to be considered for selection by manager Oleg Protasov. He is ...