Amodu deserves more respect from Nigeria- FrimpongPublished: February 21, 2010
Joetex Frimpong, has declared that Super Eagles Head Coach at the last Africa Cup of Nations, Shaibu Amodu, deserves more respect from Nigeria. Speaking on his personal website, joetexfrimpong.com/news, the former Nigeria League Joint Highest Goal Scorer said the embattled manager has achieved what other local and for...
EGYPT turns down Nigeria approachPublished: February 21, 2010
After a week of uncertainty, the Egyptian Football Association have finally said they have turned down Nigeria's attempts to take national team coach Hassan Shehata on loan until the end of the World Cup. The Super Eagles are looking for an experienced boss to take them to the 2010 showpiece in South Africa, and had...
CARLTON COLE scores ninth goal of the seasonPublished: February 20, 2010
CARLTON COLE'S ninth goal of the season gave West Ham breathing space at the bottom. Cole doubled Valon Behrami's opener before Julien Faubert sealed the Hammers' first back-to-back wins of the season. Gianfranco Zola's men climbed two places in the table to 13th but the result piled the pressure on Hull, who suffe...
I am among three coaches shortlisted-Winfried SchaferPublished: February 20, 2010
Former Cameroon boss Winfried Schafer has said he is in touch with the FA of Nigeria to become coach for the upcoming World Cup. Nigeria sacked Shaibu Amodu following the African Cup of Nations and several names have been mooted as his successor, including former Liverpool star John Barnes and ex-Germany striker Ju...
CAF 2012 Nations Cup draw out.Published: February 20, 2010
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) today in Lubumbashi conducted the draw for the 28th edition of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations to be co-hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon in 2012. From the draw, forty-four (44) teams will take part in the qualifying series. The teams will be battling for the 14 spo...
Nigeria in the chase for Wigan forward,Victor MosesPublished: February 18, 2010
Nigeria are preparing a fresh attempt to snatch Wigan new-boy Victor Moses from under the nose of Fabio Capello. The England Under 19 star sealed a £2.5million move to the DW Stadium in the January transfer window. Moses has been tipped as a full England star and his Premier League move has provided him with a ...
Nigeria beat India to emerge ChampionsPublished: February 18, 2010
Nigeria Eagles of Kuwait beat the warriors India 4-3 in the tie-breaker after a 1-1 draw at full time in the finals of the 4th Kuwait African International Football tournament organized by Sports Outreach under the Lighthouse Church, at Sharq Digital Grounds, on Friday 5th February 2010. It was a grand finale to the...
Nigeria,Paraguay friendly sealed-NFFPublished: February 18, 2010
Nigeria has finally sealed a deal to play Paraguay in an international friendly in London on March 3. General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Bolaji Ojo-Oba signed the contract on behalf of the NFF in Abuja on Wednesday evening, saying: “The match is certainly on. There were some hiccups earl...
Moses happy to bide his timePublished: February 18, 2010
Victor Moses is prepared to be patient as he looks to make an impact in the Premier League with Wigan. The talented teenager has arrived in the top-flight with a glowing reputation, completing a deadline day switch from Crystal Palace. The 19-year-old forward is a product of the successful academy system at Selhu...
Nigeria drop Kanu and Yobo for Paraguay friendlyPublished: February 18, 2010
For next month’s World Cup warm-up against Paraguay, Nigeria will parade a far younger team than the one that featured at the recent Africa Cup of Nations following a decision to call up players not beyond 28 years of age. This means players like skipper Nwankwo Kanu, Joseph Yobo, Danny Shittu and Seyi Olofinjan...
Christian Obodo back from injuryPublished: February 18, 2010
Udinese fans gave Nigerian international Christian Obodo a standing ovation as he returned to action for the club after a long term injury. The creative midfielder came in for debuting Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, in a friendly between Udinese and Partisan Belgrade. Obodo was happ...
Dickson Etuhu fears no Foe,faces Aghahowa's ShakhtarPublished: February 18, 2010
Dickson Etuhu's optimism knows no bounds, as evidenced by his declaration that Fulham have nothing to fear from Shakhtar Donetsk at Craven Cottage tonight. This is the same Shakhtar who, 12 months ago, knocked out Tottenham on the way to winning the last UEFA Cup before that competition became the Europa League. ...
Blessing Kaku Resurfaces in USAPublished: February 18, 2010
Ex Bolton Wanderers and former Nigerian international,Blessing Kaku,31, is undergoing trials at MLS club,Houston Dynamo.Kaku,capped 4 times by the full Nigerian team started trials at the MLS club on February 12. In a friendly game played yesterday at the Carl Lewis Track and Field Complex,Houston Dynamo beat&...
John Utaka baffled by Harry Redknapp's tacticsPublished: February 18, 2010
Nigeria international John Utaka has launched a scathing attack on former Portsmouth and current Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp. The 28-year-old moved to Fratton Park from Rennes in a £7million switch in the summer of 2007 since when he has started just 46 matches for the club, finding the net only nine times. ...
Sacked Amodu Fights BackPublished: February 18, 2010
Fired Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu has staged a big fightback, insisting that going by his contract he is still in charge of the country’s team and will work under a new foreign coach for the World Cup. “As at this moment, I know and the NFF know that I still remain the authentic chief coach of the nation...
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