Official:Pompey offer Nigeria legend,KANU new contract
Published: May 19, 2010
Portsmouth have confirmed new contracts have been offered to England goalkeeper David James, defenders Hermann Hreidarsson and Ricardo Rocha as well as veteran forward Kanu.The Fratton Park club - £138million in debt - are preparing for life in the Coca-Cola Championship and hope to come out of administration, wh...
Official:Eagles warm up venues confirmed
Published: May 19, 2010
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finally confirmed the venues for their World Cup warm-up matches.The Super Eagles will now play their matches in Tirol, London and Johannesburg. The Alpenstadion Wattens will now host the friendly against Saudi Arabia on 25 May in Austria.The Super Eagles will then take on Colombia...
LAGERBACK hits town for Eagles
Published: May 19, 2010
Lagerback arrives Nigeria today for a first meeting with his World Cup squad.All the players named in the provisional World Cup roster must be in Abuja latest today.It is not certain if Lagerback intends meeting the players this evening or tomorrow morning for a chat,but one of them is certain.On Friday the team and th...
Sunderland,West Ham join Everton for Nigeria superkid,OGBONNA
Published: May 19, 2010
Sunderland are eyeing young Italian defender Angelo Ogbonna as Steve Bruce looks to steal a march on his rivals in the summer transfer market.And the Black Cats boss – who is not working with a specific transfer budget, according to chairman Niall Quinn – may also make a renewed move for Hamburg full-back G...
OBINNA OBIEFULE pays the penalty
Published: May 19, 2010
Hard graft and disjointed football characterised the first semi-final of the Malta U*Bet FA Trophy but the tie still kept the fans on the edge of their seats as ä¦amrun Spartans delivered an indefatigable showing to frustrate Valletta.A nerve-jangling match drifted into extra-time but with the score still...
Eagles Presidential send forth postponed
Published: May 19, 2010
A host of Super Eagles stars have flown into Nigeria for the Thursday send-off dinner with the Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, which has been postponed to Friday for undisclosed reasons.  The postponement was at the instance of the presidency, following the unavailability of the president due to other state...
Torino brace for Everton Ogbonna bid
Published: May 19, 2010
Torino are expecting a bid from Everton  to arrive for Angelo Ogbonna.The Italy U21 international was watched by Everton boss David Moyes in the final round of Serie B last weekend.The Toffees have struggled to adequately replace Joleon Lescott, who quit Goodison Park for Manchester City last summer, and Ogbonna i...
Exclusive:Kayserispor frustrated in SHITTU pursuit - Editor,Tribalfootball.com
Published: May 19, 2010
The Editor of the most visited footy website by Nigerians,Tribalfootball.com has spoken to allnigeriasoccer.com on the Shittu Turkey deal.Chris Beattie,Editor Tribalfootball.com is an authority on Nigerian players plying their trade in Europe.''The latest I've heard from our sources in Turkey is that Shittu's talks wit...
FIFA sanctions Egypt over Cairo mayhem
Published: May 18, 2010
Six months after the incidents in Cairo, FIFA finally came up with its sanction against Egypt. FIFA’s delay in sanctioning Egypt was difficult to understand knowing FIFA officials were already in Cairo to monitor the way Egypt organised the Algerians’ stay in Cairo. From the delay in issuing the sanctions o...
TAIWO's Marseile,Roma go head-to-head for ADRIANO
Published: May 18, 2010
French powerhouse,Marseille, are on the verge of pulling a transfer coup.The club are trailing the Brazilian international,Adriano to offset the likely departure of Mamadou Niang(rumored to be on his way to Qatar) this summer.The departure of Mamadou Niang, top scorer in Ligue 1 this season with 18 goals, is more than ...
YAKUBU,YOBO,ANICHEBE lose Club Doctor
Published: May 18, 2010
Everton’s Head of Sports Medicine Mick Rathboneleft the club yesterday.Manager David Moyes said: “I would like to personally thank Mick for the contribution he has made to Everton since his arrival in 2002.“He has played an important role behind the scenes for the past 8 seasons since joining us from ...
Exclusive:Ex Nigeria bride,TRAPATTONI on Bordeaux wish list
Published: May 18, 2010
Giovanni Trapattoni,currently the gaffer of Ireland is favourite for the Bordeaux job,following the imminent departure of Laurent Blanc, our sources tell us.His candidature for the vacant job got big media play in France today.Domenico Ricci,the representative of Trapattoni confirmed to allnigeriasoccer.com three month...
ODION IGHALO ready for Udinese return
Published: May 18, 2010
Odion Ighalo is to return to his parent club,Udinese after his loan spell with Granada expires,udineseclub.net reports.''I'll be back in Italy with Udinese next, but I must confess that I have learned so much in Spain. ''In Granada I played all week and my self confidence increased and I think now I can compete i...
ENERAMO:''It is not fair''
Published: May 18, 2010
Michael Eneramo has revealed his disappointment at missing out on Nigeria's squad for the World Cup in South Africa.The Esperance of Tunisia striker had been expected to travel to the global showpiece after some impressive showings for his club side.However, Super Eagles head coach Lars Lagerback opted against naming t...
I hope to play the same way with Argentina at the World Cup - MESSI
Published: May 18, 2010
Lionel Messi arrived in  Buenos Aires, Argentina this morning to start preparations for the World Cup.He says the World Cup is the perfect opportunity to show the world his magic at Barcelona is no fluke.On arrival at the Buenos Aires airport,he spent some time with reporters before leaving for Rosario to spen...