Lecce likely to meet with Inter for VICTOR OBINNA today
Published: August 13, 2010
Luigi De Canio,the Lecce coach is highly interested in bringing the Nigeria international,Victor Obinna to the Stadio Via del Mare before the close of the summer market.Lecce are likely to meet today with the hierarchy at Inter Milan to discuss the terms and payment for Obinna.The club who won the Serie B last season a...
KANU wants to remain with Portsmouth
Published: August 13, 2010
Kanu has hit back at the contract stalemate which has forced him on to the Fratton Park sidelines.But the veteran striker insists he still wants to remain with Pompey according to reports emanating from the British media.The Nigerian legend has missed both of the Blues' matches so far this season and is unlikely to fea...
SIASIA:It's a decisive and difficult game
Published: August 13, 2010
Heartland coach Samson Siasia anticipates a 'difficult and decisive' African Champions League clash against Ismaili.Both sides will be desperate to make up for a disappointing start to their Champions League group stage campaign when they meet at Ismailia Stadium on Sunday."It's a decisive and difficult game," Siasia, ...
JOEL CHUKWUMA and NNAMDI ODUAMADI clash in TIM Trophy
Published: August 13, 2010
Rafa Benitez has selected 24 players for Friday night's TIM Trophy tournament at the Stadio San Nicola in Bari.The team will travel south during the day and return directly after their games against Juventus and AC Milan.The three Nigerians at Inter-Victor Obinna,Obiora Nwankwo and Joel Obi made the list.Nnamdi Oduamad...
NFF negotiating with SIASIA
Published: August 13, 2010
Contrary to widespread reports, Samson Siasia has opened formal talks with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with a view of being named the country's new coach. "We have begun negotiating with Siasia. We invited him to appear before the board to discuss his contract," NFF vice-president, Obinna Ogba, told MTNFootba...
Special:Nigeria's Top 50 Youngsters - 40 to 31
Published: August 12, 2010
Top 50 Nigerian Youngsters40) Stanley Okoro(Almeria FC)Age: 17Market Value:€500,000Comments:No individual honours at the last Under 17 World Cup hosted by Nigeria but obviously one of the stars of the tournament.Nicknamed the ''Little Messi'',he can just about do anything with the ball.Elegant and creative.Short b...
AOGO, major injury doubt for DFB match
Published: August 12, 2010
The German international of Nigerian heritage,Dennis Aogo is a major doubt for Hamburg's DFB Cup match on Sunday.The 23 year old was examined on Tuesday by national team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt in Munich to examine and treat his injured sciatic nerve.Since his return from his extended vacation on Monday la...
TAIWO:I was a little angry when i returned from vacation
Published: August 12, 2010
With a broad smile,the Nigeria left back,Taye Taiwo,subject of several transfer speculations this summer, addressed the Press this afternoon in France.If the opening day defeat against Caen bothers him,he did not show it and is optimistic Marseille would bounce back.''It happens.It was the first game of the season and ...
OSARIEMEN EBAGUA gets jersey number
Published: August 12, 2010
AS Varese,newly promoted to the second tier of Italian football,have released the jersey numbers for the 2010-2011 season,starting with the TIM Cup(Coppa Italia).Varese's biggest star,the Italian-Nigerian,Osariemen Ebagua who was linked with a move to another Serie B side,AlbinoLeffe in the summer market was assigned t...
STEFANO OKAKA says Super MARIO is right for England
Published: August 12, 2010
Stefano Okaka has hinted Mario Balotelli “will decide with his agent” over a move to Manchester City. “He’d be perfect for the Premier League.”Roma striker Okaka is close friends with SuperMario after their time together with the Under-21 Italy squad.“I played at Fulham for six month...
Flying Eagles star narrates Guinea experience
Published: August 12, 2010
Players of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria, still basking in the euphoria of their 2-1 aggregate win over Guinea last Sunday, are still recounting the tales of the harrowing experience they went through in the hands of their hosts.Midfielder Deji Joel said the Guineans employed all sorts of dirty tricks to overturn the fi...
ONUOHA:It's an exciting move for me
Published: August 12, 2010
Sunderland  have completed a second defensive signing in 24 hours by confirming a long-rumoured loan deal for Manchester City's Nedum Onuoha.The former U21 England international was facing an uncertain future at Eastlands following a raft of big-money signings, but now will have the chance to compete for regular P...
There is a Spanish interest for VICTOR OBINNA
Published: August 12, 2010
According to reports in today's edition of Corriere dello Sport,newly promoted Spanish side,Hercules Alicante are interested in the Nigeria international,Victor Obinna.The 22 year old ex Plateau United player has been declared  surplus to requirements by the Inter Milan coach,Rafa Benitez.Obinna joined in Inter Mi...
DAVID MOYES: It will take big money to prise away YAKUBU from Everton
Published: August 12, 2010
Everton boss David Moyes insists it will take a “really big” offer for the club to consider selling Yakubu.West Ham have already had two bids for the Nigeria international rejected and their chairman David Sullivan last night claimed the Blues are holding out for £8million.Sullivan has scoffed at that...
Despite scoring,RITA CHIKWELU out of Champions league
Published: August 12, 2010
Rita Chikwelu's Swedish club,Umea IK have been knocked out of the UEFA Women's Champions league,despite winning their last group match 1-0 yesterday.The Nigeria international scored the only goal of the match against Sarajevo.Umea's exit in the competition made great news because the Swedish team is one of the best clu...