Nigerian born player may be involved in Champions League final
Published: May 22, 2010
Bayern Munich have named a strong squad to face Italian Champions Inter Milan at the 62 year old Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in tonight's UEFA Champions league Final.The Austrian international of Nigerian descent,David Alaba made the Bayern squad.He is one of the biggest young talents in German football and was el...
KELVIN ETUHU to play the most expensive match in history today
Published: May 22, 2010
Kelvin Etuhu,the kid brother of Dixon Etuhu,hopes to be in the starting line up today when Cardiff City take on Blackpool  in the Championship Promotion play-off final,in what is widely regarded as the most valuable match in history.The winner of the golden ticket is guaranteed an amazing £90million-no exagg...
Stoke City,Fulham go head-to-head for JOSEPH YOBO
Published: May 22, 2010
Everton is willing to cash in on Super Eagles World Cup star,Joseph Yobo,as the club is willing to listen to offers.Moyes has no shortage of central defenders, it is understood the club is prepared to listen to bids for Yobo this summer and would want to replace the Nigeria international.Yobo has fallen out with th...
Order from the Presidency:''Bring back the World Cup''
Published: May 22, 2010
President Goodluck Jonathan has wished the national football team the Super Eagles the best of luck and enjoined them to win the FIFA 2010 World Cup in honour of Nigeria as the country celebrates 50 years of nationhood this year.The president bid the team good tidings at the send forth dinner organised in their honour ...
Man City to offer ONUOHA plus cash for JAMES MILNER
Published: May 21, 2010
The England Under 21 international of Nigerian descent,Nedum Onuoha, is on the shelves after publicly speaking out against Roberto Mancini last week.City boss,Mancini is desperate to land James Milner,the Aston Villa star and has offered Villa £20million plus a choice of player,any of Onuoha,Ireland,Micah Richard...
Official:Nice coach,ERIC ROY to continue the adventure
Published: May 21, 2010
OGC Nice announced today on its official website that an agreement has been reached between the club management and the coaching staff(in place since march 8) to continue on the job for the 2010-2011 Ligue 1 season. Eric Roy, Rene Marsiglia, Frederic Gioria, and Roger Bruno Valencony  therefore takeover in an...
OGUCHI ONYEWU:''I am now stronger''
Published: May 21, 2010
Oguchi Onyewu believes he will return to the United States national side a stronger player after having spent the last few months out injured. The 28-year-old has been sidelined since October after rupturing his patellar tendon in his left knee during a World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica.The AC Milan defender ...
Greece World Cup update:Greece arrive training base
Published: May 21, 2010
Greece coach Otto Rehhagel and his 25 players departed for their Swiss training camp on Friday in preparation for their 2010 World Cup campaign."We will go to Switzerland to prepare in ideal conditions. We will play two friendly matches against teams that are similar in styles to those we face in the World Cup," said R...
Argentina Update:MARADONA's in-law,SERGIO AGUERO now in Camp
Published: May 21, 2010
Sergio Aguero, who won the Europe League with Atletico Madrid last Wednesday but fell in the final of the Copa del Rey, arrived this morning at Ezeiza to join the Argentine national team, already training for the World Cup in South Africa.''We want to be in the final.This is most likely Argentina's World Cup,but we mus...
Expect war in South Africa - OSAZE ODEMWINGIE
Published: May 21, 2010
Osaze Odemwingie insists that Nigeria will not take any side lightly at the World Cup in South Africa.The Super Eagles face some tough opponents in Group B, with Argentina, Greece and South Korea standing in the way of progression to the next round.The 28-year-old Lokomotiv Moscow star believes it would be foolish to u...
OBAMA CUP:Visa stops Nigeria and Ghana
Published: May 21, 2010
The first edition of the Green Soccer Bowl five-team Tournament tagged Obama Cup has been cancelled after two of the invited teams, Ghana and Nigeria, failed to secure visas to travel to America.The tournament was initially scheduled to be played on February 12, then the matches were switched to May 21 to 23 with teams...
AYILA,ETUHU,ENYEAMA missing from Eagles training
Published: May 21, 2010
Midfield duo of Yusuf Kazeem Ayila and Dickson Etuhu led the pack of Super Eagles players who missed Nigeria’s first World Cup training held Thursday evening at the Abuja National Stadium.Also missing are the quartet of Vincent Enyeama, Dele Aiyenugba, John Mikel Obi and John Utaka as the players trained at an ev...
NFF,Eagles negotiate bonuses
Published: May 21, 2010
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Super Eagles players met on Thursday to negotiate the team's World Cup bonus package, although the outcome was not available as at press time.While, the NFF proposed a graduated bonus package for the World Cup, the players requested for additional $5,000 over what the federation is...
Nigerians lose teammates to Arab Millions
Published: May 21, 2010
According to allnigeriasoccer.com sources in France,the Ivorian internationals,Bakari Kone and former Pompey star,Aruna Dindane will sign contracts with a Qatari club this weekend.Both internationals are going to the same club,Al Shorta and are to sign three year deals.It is understood that Marseille sold Kone for &eur...
NIGERIA Training Update:Eagles pray before and after training
Published: May 21, 2010
Lars Lagerback's first training with the team started and ended with prayers,allnigeriasoccer.com can report.''We pray for success in life and and success on the football field.It is something we do,it's normal,''Everton striker,Victor Anichebe told journalists.Lasse led his team in to the National Stadium Abuja at 5pm...