Sven Goran Eriksson leaves Nott County
Published: February 11, 2010
SVEN GORAN ERIKSSON has walked away from Notts County. And the ex-England boss could be World Cup-bound with Nigeria. Eriksson, who earned £895,000 for his 30 weeks at Meadow Lane, quit after the League Two club was sold for the THIRD time in less than a year. Ex-Lincoln chairman Ray Trew has paid £1 ...
Russia may free Hiddink for Nigeria
Published: February 11, 2010
The appointment of a new president of the Russian football union could pave the way for Guus Hiddink to leave his coaching post, according to a representative of the Dutchman. The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss is currently a target of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), who are seeking a high-profile coach to...
Nigeria's search for a New Coach
Published: February 11, 2010
Like a stack of domino tiles falling on each other, the NFF (Nigerian Football Federation) just cannot stop its descent into oblivion, even when it seems harder to fall. The much delayed search for a world class coach to tutor the Nigerian soccer team to the FIFA World Cup in South Africa has yet again exposed the perv...
Argentina beats Jamaica
Published: February 11, 2010
Martin Palermo and Ignacio Canuto scored late goals to give Argentina a 2-1 win over Jamaica in an international friendly Wednesday.Argentina’s team featured few players expected be included in its World Cup squad later this year in South Africa. Jamaica opened the scoring with a header by Ryan Johnson early i...
Hassan Shehata Snubs Nigeria
Published: February 10, 2010
Egypt coach, Hassan Shehata, will not be leading Nigeria to the World Cup in June after the Egypt Football Association (EFA) turned down the offer for the three-time African champion to handle the Super Eagles in South Africa. Although Shehata was keen on the job, the EFA refused the Nigerian offer for him to work o...
Chinedu Obasi out of German Cup Clash
Published: February 09, 2010
German club,Hoffeinheim will be without the services of two of their key players for tonight's German Cup quarter final clash against Werder Bremen.Chinedu Obasi and Andreas Beck will not be travelling to the Wester Stadium after picking up injuries in the league match against Hanover last Saturday.Josip Simunic (calf)...
Benjani and Kanu in Supremacy Battle
Published: February 09, 2010
Benjani wants to make sure the joke is on his old pal Kanu tonight.The pair have been ribbing each other over the phone about their clubs' struggles.Sunderland hitman Benjani is delighted to have a fresh start after a frustrating spell at mega-bucks Manchester City. And he is set to face old club Portsmouth and the ...
Obinna Nsofor wants to stay at Malaga
Published: February 09, 2010
Nigeria striker Victor Obinna wants to stay with Spanish side Malaga. The Super Eagles striker joined Malaga earlier this season on-loan from Inter Milan.  He has rediscovered his scoring touch following the move to Spain and now wants to stay there for the long haul. "For me it would be an immense pl...
Exclusive: Trapattoni is committed to Ireland - Irish FA
Published: February 08, 2010
The Irish FA has exclusively revealed to allnigeriasoccer.com that Giovanni Trapattoni, widely regarded as the most successful coach in the history of Serie A, is not interested in the Nigerian job.Trapattoni has won ten league titles in four different countries-Italy, Germany, Portugal and Austria. ''Giovanni Trapa...
Michael Eneramo on Target
Published: February 08, 2010
Nigeria international striker Michael Eneramo was on target for Tunisian champions Esperance as they picked up a hard-fought win away at Olympique Beja at the weekend. It was Eneramo’s ninth goal, making him the second highest scorer in the Tunisian championship as Etoile du Sahel’s Ahmed Akaichi has bag...
Hiddink Due in Nigeria
Published: February 08, 2010
Dutch coach Guus Hiddink and the other short listed coaches by Nigeria to lead the Super Eagles to the World Cup are expected in the country “very soon”, according to a top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Initially, NFF top chieftains were expected to drill the coaches in London, but i...
Bayern is a greater Challenge than Nigeria - Van Gaal
Published: February 08, 2010
Nigeria has called for coach Louis van Gaal to be their coach. The Dutch coach of Bayern Munich has rejected the offer, however. "It is not the first time that Nigeria wants to get me," said Van Gaal. "But I think Bayern is a greater challenge for me."  After his contract expires with Bayern, Van Gaal wants ...
High Profile German Coach interested in Eagles job
Published: February 07, 2010
Sascha Gunter,a renowned  German football agent, has revealed exclusively to allnigeriasoccer.com that an unnamed high profile German coach is interested in the Super Eagles job vacated by Shuaibu Amodu. ''Yes they contacted Louis Van Gaal,but he is not interested,this is my information, but there is a very hig...
Adebayo Adigun moves to Tokyo Verdy
Published: February 07, 2010
Nigerian youngster Bayo Adigun has moved to Japanese side Tokyo Verdy on a year’s loan deal from another Japanese side Kashiwa Reysol. “This is a good move for a young player like me because I will have a good chance to play regularly in the Japanese second division,” the young central defender told ...
Taiye Taiwo Fined
Published: February 07, 2010
Nigeria defender Taye Taiwo has been fined by his French club Olympique Marseille for rejoining the team late from the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. Taiwo has been fined three days’ pay by OM for reporting back to France four days late, according to the newspaper La Provence. This will not be the first t...