Presidential Dinner-NFF wants guests seated by 6pm
Published: May 21, 2010
The Nigeria Football Federation has appealed to invited guests coming to Friday’s special dinner with the Super Eagles to be seated by 6pm.President Goodluck Jonathan is expected at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja by 7pm to deliver a special address to the players of the national football t...
ONYEKACHI APAM:''Friendlies are a good idea for the National team''
Published: May 21, 2010
OGC Nice of France defender, Apam Onyekachi believes three friendly matches lined up by Nigeria Football Federation to prepare the Super Eagles for the World Cup in South Africa is the best way they would get to understand new manager, Lars Lagerback.The Beijing 2008 Olympics silver medalist assured in a chat with bril...
UTAKA out with cold,to meet Eagles in London
Published: May 21, 2010
John Utaka will join the Super Eagles in London when they arrive London on Saturday.Utaka got infected with the virus a day before Portsmouth took on Chelsea in their ill-fated FA Cup final defeat,but he was given the go-ahead by the club doctors to feature in the game after given medication.The ailment worsened after ...
Official:AFOLABI gets new goalkeeper at Red Bull Salzburg
Published: May 20, 2010
The Red Bulls have signed a new goalkeeper for next season: Gerhard Tremmel has switched from Cottbus to Salzburg and signed a contract until the summer of 2011.Tremmel is renowned as a vocal and energetic goalkeeper. He has picked up a wealth of experience in the German Bundesliga at the likes of Hannover 96, Hertha B...
Charlton complete AKPO SODJE deal
Published: May 20, 2010
Charlton have agreed to sign Akpo Sodje on a permanent basis from Sheffield Wednesday following two loan spells at The Valley this season.The 29-year-old striker was an unused substitute as the Addicks lost on penalties to Swindon in Monday night's play-off semi-final.Sodje, the younger brother of Charlton defender Sam...
MARVIN OGUNJIMI on the radar of Arminia Bielefeld
Published: May 20, 2010
German Bundesliga 2 club,Arminia Bielefeld are trailing the Belgian Nigerian,Marvin Ogunjimi our sources have informed us.Last week,Ogunjimi told Belgian media,he intends to leave the club.''I'm afraid it's too late, they(Genk) have been saying that for the past two months, I've waited long enough.'' I have so many...
LAGERBACK talking tactics over dinner
Published: May 20, 2010
Lars Lagerback will train with the Super Eagles squad for the first time today.Later this evening,he intends telling the players his guidelines for the World Cup during a long dinner meeting.Late last night,Lagerback breezed into Abuja with two of his assistants,Thomas Sjöberg and Roland Andersson.They checked i...
UWA ECHIEJILE interesting Nantes
Published: May 20, 2010
According to tomorrow's edition of France Football,we gathered that the Nigeria left back,Uwa Echiejile's contract at Rennes won't be renewed as he has been declared surplus to requirements.Echiejile,22,who played for Wikki Tourists from 2001-2004 signed a three year contract at Rennes in 2007 that expires June 30,2010...
South African Club on Cloud Nine as Eagles friendly confirmed
Published: May 20, 2010
Thanda Royal Zulu's players are on cloud nine after being confirmed as one of Nigeria's World Cup warm-up opponents.Amabhubesi will face the Super Eagles in Richards Bay on June 3.Goalkeeper Mandla Tsengwa told Football365.co.za: "The game has been confirmed! I am happy about it because it will give the players a chanc...
OKAKA eager for Fulham stay
Published: May 20, 2010
Roma  striker Stefano Okaka is eager to continue his loan with Fulham  next season.Fulham and Roma officials will soon meet to discuss the young forward's situation, though all signs are that he will have his loan extended for another 12 months.Okaka is keen to see the deal happen, having been pleased with th...
EJIDE denies Surgery Story
Published: May 20, 2010
One of the three goalkeepers called up by Super Eagles head coach, Lars Lagerback, Austine Ejide has denied strongly media reports suggesting that he is putting on hold surgery to correct a shoulder problem ahead of the South Africa 2010 world Cup finals next month.The Hapoel Petach Tikva of Israel shot stopper insists...
LAGERBACK has been paid - Brila FM Report
Published: May 20, 2010
Contrary to news in the international press, as well as some electronic and print media in Nigeria that Super Eagles gaffer, Lars Lagerback is being owed two months salaries, brilafm.net can authoritatively reveal that the Swedish tactician has been paid up to date.Information available to brilafm.net shows that the Su...
KANU to hit camp today,as Eagles start training
Published: May 20, 2010
Super Eagles will have their first training session in Abuja this afternoon at the National Stadium Abuja.As a result of the Presidential send forth dinner which was rescheduled,Lasse is refusing to keep the Eagles idle for a day.Thirteen players have hit camp.They include Osaze Odemwingie,Yakubu Ayegbeni,Obafemi Marti...
MARADONA names scary squad for World Cup
Published: May 19, 2010
Argentina coach Diego Maradona named his final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Wednesday, which includes Lionel Messi and the country's other big stars.The big surprise was the inclusion of defender Ariel Garce, who played his first international match for Argentina earlier this month against Haiti.The list released ...
Nigeria goes tough on age cheats
Published: May 19, 2010
The Nigeria Football Federation wants an end to age cheats,elfvoetball quoting the BBC reports on its website.Henceforth,MRI scans will be implemented on players and athletes representing Nigeria.The youth teams of Nigeria have been alleged to be falsifying their ages."All athletes representing Nigeria at any youth tou...