Ex River Plate striker, ABUBAKAR BELLO OSAGIE close to Leiria deal
Published: July 15, 2011
Abubakar Bello-Osagie (22 years) is close to signing a deal with Portuguese Primeira Liga club, UD Leiria. The former River Plate, Argentina striker started tests with the club on Sunday.Bello-Osagie must convince Leiria's coach Pedro Caixinha of his abilities to earn a deal at the club once managed by José Mour...
Official: EKIGHO EHIOSUN joins Samsunspor
Published: July 14, 2011
Nigeria international Ekigho Ehiosun has signed a one -year deal (option for an additional two years) with Turkish Super League club Samsunspor.The 22 - year- old bulky forward scored 17 goals in 41 games last season for Warri Wolves. In addition, he has scored eight times in 11 games in national team colors.Ehiosun sa...
UCHE NWOFOR admits Benfica Contact
Published: July 14, 2011
Top scorer at the AYC, Uche Nwofor welcomes the interest from Portuguese giants Benfica. The striker said on Wednesday that he has been contacted by Benfica, and would love to play for them.''My agent has told me about Benfica and is working on this.  Not yet signed the contract. Right now, I'm concentrating on th...
JOEL OBI plays down injury
Published: July 14, 2011
Joel Obi, speaking to InterChannel, has assured the Inter Milan fans of his availability at the start of pre-season training. There were fears the Nigeria wonder-kid would be missing because of a slight complaint.Obi needed stitches on his forehead after Thursday's game against a Trentino selection. All things being eq...
Update: CHRISTIAN OBODO, 99% a Lecce Player
Published: July 14, 2011
Christian Obodo could be a Lecce player before the end of the week. According to a report in Tuttomercatoweb, the 27-year-old central midfielder will dine tonight with the leaders of Lecce.An agreement between both parties is expected to be reached. It is understood that Udinese and Lecce are close to unity in terms of...
Update on IGIEBOR Saga : Relegated to the Bench
Published: July 14, 2011
The woes of the Olympic National Team hero Nosa Igiebor are continuing. Based on Lillestrom's last two training sessions, the 20-year-old play-maker won't start tomorrow's league game against Odd Grenland.Igiebor sharply criticized Henning Berg in the Norwegian Press two weeks ago, after he told the coach not to start ...
Lillestrom threaten to report Nigeria Federation to FIFA
Published: July 13, 2011
All is not well with Nosa Igiebor at Norwegian club, Lillestrom. There are reports that the Olympic National Team talisman pretended to be injured so as to be part of the Dream Team Five squad to Ghana. Now, Lillestrom are threatening to report the Nigeria Federation to Fifa. The Nigeria Federation had told LSK Nosa wa...
Jonkoping Sodra test SAMSON NWABUEZE
Published: July 13, 2011
Little known Nigerian midfielder, Samson Nwabueze is testing with Jönköping Södra (a first division club in Sweden), the club has announced on its official website.The youngster must convince the club's management of his abilities during his week long test. Nwabueze only recently tested with IK Sirius, b...
Lecce and Udinese meet for CHRISTIAN OBODO
Published: July 13, 2011
The 27-year-old Nigerian midfielder Christian Obodo in the next few days could be a player of Lecce, reports Tuttomercatoweb. In fact, the leadership of Udinese were scheduled to have a meeting on Wednesday evening with their counterparts from Lecce to start negotiations for Obodo.Obodo has told Italian media he would ...
TAYE TAIWO: My idol is RONALDINHO
Published: July 13, 2011
Taye Taiwo (26 years) was interviewed by Sky Sport Italia on Tuesday. The former Gabros lateral defender says his idol is the Brazilian super star, Ronaldinho.''My idol is Ronaldinho. It is a pity that I can not learn from him here at Milan . Allegri? I have not talked about yet but he seems a great coach, I have to do...
OKAKA hurt after Roma Snub
Published: July 13, 2011
The agent of  Stefano Okaka is unhappy his client was excluded from the list of players called up by the club officials of AS Roma for their summer retreat.Okaka, born in 1989, had hoped to be part of the Roma squad in the 2011 - 2012 season, but recent developments show he is now surplus to requirements in Rome.'...
Official: Granada sign IKECHI ANYA
Published: July 13, 2011
Newly promoted to Spain's Premier League, Granada have announced the signing of the Anglo - Nigerian midfileder Ikechi Anya (23 years). Anya was a free agent, so he arrived at zero - cost, and has signed a three - year contract.Anya played only one game for the first team of Celta Vigo last season, but was prominent fo...
Official: BABA COLLINS off to Kazakhstan
Published: July 13, 2011
Under contract with FC Midtjylland until the summer of 2012, Baba Collins has been sent once again on loan, this time to FC Ordabasy, in Kazakhstan. Collins arrived Denmark with a huge reputation from nursery club FC Ebedei. The 22-year-old forward was once regarded by pundits as the brightest talent in Danish football...
Official: JOSEPH OKONKWO joins Hamrun Spartans
Published: July 13, 2011
Joseph Okonkwo (24 years) has joined Maltese Premier League club Hamrun Spartans on undisclosed terms. The 24 year old who tested with Panserraikos, Greece in March was officially unveiled by the club on Tuesday.Spartans President, Daniel Sullivan, was very busy in the transfer market and he is delighted with the captu...
ABUBAKAR BELLO - OSAGIE to trial in Portugal
Published: July 13, 2011
FC Qormi's Nigerian stiker, Abubakar Bello-Osagie has been invited to test with an unnamed Portuguese club, allnigeriasoccer.com can report. Bello - Osagie has a contract until 2013 with the Maltese based club, but it is understood that Qormi are willing to allow their prized jewel leave if the price is right.Qormi hav...