Under 13 Boys in London for youth tourney
Published: August 20, 2010
Nigeria's Under boys will participate in an International Youth football tournament organised by the English Premiership League which taking place in London from 19th to 23rd August, 2010, nigeriaff.com reports.The team which is being led by Coach Bala Nkiyu is set to honour their first international engagament. Bala s...
Agent:ABRAMOVICH does not own Vitesse Arnhem
Published: August 20, 2010
A representative of Roman Abramovich has denied the billionaire is behind a takeover of Eredivisie outfit Vitesse in an e-mail sent to allnigeriasoccer.com.Georgian businessman Merab Jordania had apparently taken over the Dutch side, but press reports in Holland and Russia had suggested that Jordania was acting as prox...
Brondby refuse to offer contract to OSAS IDEHEN
Published: August 20, 2010
The Enyimba striker, Osas Idehen has left Danish side, Brondby after the club refused to offer him a contract.The striker played in the reserve league and failed to impress the Brondby handlers according to media reports emanating from Denmark.''Osas Idehen has gone home(Nigeria).He performed okay but did not impress s...
Odense coach: UTAKA starting to look like himself
Published: August 20, 2010
The OB Odense coach, Lars Olsen has welcomed Peter Utaka's new found form.Utaka,top scorer in the league last season with 18 goals, scored last weekend in the league against SønderjyskE and was also on target last night against Motherwell in the Europa league.Odense play Brondby away on Sunday in the league and ...
Official:JONATHAN OBIKA joins Crystal Palace
Published: August 20, 2010
The Anglo-Nigerian, Jonathan Obika(19 years) has joined Crystal Palace, according to the club's website.Obika has also agreed a season-long loan deal from Tottenham Hotspur.Obika is set to finalise his deal prior to Saturday's match and is expected to be available to George Burley for the npower Championship f...
Team News: French Ligue 1:APAM and LUKMAN missing from action
Published: August 20, 2010
Rennes vs St EtienneRennes Team News: The Nigeria defender, Onyekachi Apam is still out injured and won't play a part as Rennes host St Etienne.Sylvain Marveaux and Alexander Tettey also have injury worries and have not been selected for the game.Finally, Badiane, Boye Camara and Dembele Jebouri were left at the dispos...
ODEMWINGIE: I am so sad to leave Lokomotiv
Published: August 20, 2010
The Nigeria striker, Osaze Odemwingie who was unveiled by West Brom today says he is sad to leave Lokomotiv Moscow in a farewell interview he gave the official Loko website.He thanked the fans for their support and confessed that he was sad to leave the Moscow based club.''We have mixed feelings.On one hand, the joy of...
Heartland say NO to late kick-off request by Ismaili
Published: August 20, 2010
Nigeria's remaining representative in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League, Heartland of Owerri, has dismissed Ismaili of Egypt’s call for a change in the fixed kick-off time of their August 29 game, saying the demand was frivolous.Heartland’s Media Officer, Cajetan Nkwopara, told jo...
AMODU:NFF yet to pay me outstanding bonuses
Published: August 20, 2010
Former Super Super Eagles coach, Shuaibu Amodu, says the Nigeria Football Federation has yet to pay him his outstanding salaries and other entitlements months after he was unceremoniously shoved out of the national team set up. Amodu's third stint as handler of the Super Eagles came to an abrupt end after he guided the...
DAVID MOYES pours cold water on YOBO Celtic link
Published: August 20, 2010
Everton  boss David Moyes has cooled talk of a loan move to Celtic  for Joseph Yobo.Moyes, who has a good relationship with the hierarchy at Parkhead, has revealed there has been no contact from the Scottish outfit."There has been no contact from Celtic to me and if there is anything out there I have not hear...
Official:ODEMWINGIE pens two year deal at West Brom, gets Number 24 jersey
Published: August 20, 2010
Roberto Di Matteo has boosted his attacking options by signing striker Peter Odemwingie from Lokomotiv Moscow for an undisclosed fee.And the Nigeria international will be drafted straight into the Albion squad for tomorrow's Hawthorns date with Sunderland  providing the club receive international clearance in time...
EGUAVOEN to lead Eagles against Madagascar
Published: August 20, 2010
Nigeria Football Federation, NFF have ordered Super Eagles stop-gap coach, Augustine Eagles to continue in his capacity as the national team manager.This decision was taken at its emergency board meeting in Abuja on Thursday, contrary to earlier speculations that Samson Siasia was being lined up for the job ahead of Ni...
Nigeria name squad to face Madagascar
Published: August 20, 2010
Nigeria have left Yakubu Ayegbeni and Sani Kaita out of their squad for the opening game of 2012 qualifying against Madagascar.Also missing from the 26-man line-up are France-based defender Taye Taiwo and Obinna Nsofor of Inter Milan. The squad has been named by stand-in coach Augustin Eguavoen, as negotiations continu...
SAMSON GODWIN praises MILAN BAROS
Published: August 20, 2010
The Nigerian midfielder of Ukrainian club,Karpaty FC, Samson Godwin has expressed regret that his side blew away a two goal lead last night against Turkish club,Galatasaray.Karpaty were coasting to a 2-0 victory before the introduction of a half fit,Milan Baros.Baros scored two goals in  the 59th and 86th minute o...
Lecce to make last minute bid for VICTOR OBINNA
Published: August 20, 2010
According to today's edition of Italy's number one sports daily, La Gazzetta Dello Sport, Lecce have renewed their interest in signing the Nigeria striker, Victor Obinna.Lecce have penciled down one of these three names for the attack - Victor Obinna(Inter Milan),Javier Chevanton(Seville) and David Di Michele(Torino).T...