OBAFEMI MARTINS will not play against Zenit
Published: November 20, 2010
The Nigerian international and Rubin Kazan forward Obafemi Martins has been ruled out of the clash with league champions Zenit St Petersburg on Saturday. The 26-year-old caught a cold and is not available for selection, according to NTV- Plus.In addition, by mutual consent, the Belarus international striker Sergei Korn...
ADEFEMI OLUBAYO hails SIASIA's Appointment
Published: November 19, 2010
Skoda Xanthi of Greece defender Adefemi Olubayo has hailed the appointment of Samson Siasia as the new Super Eagles head coach and has likened the Bayelsa-born tactician to Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho.Olubayo played under Siasia as Nigeria‘s U-20 and U-23 national sides placed second at the 2005 U-20 World Cup...
OMAGBEMI:Falcons need more Friendlies
Published: November 19, 2010
Ex-international football player, Florence Omagbemi has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to look beyond the international friendly match against Germany proposed for the Falcons, and ensure that series of other matches are fixed for adequate preparation ahead of the FIFA Women's World Cup slated for Germ...
FC Dallas' UGO IHEMELU is a fan of DAVID BECKHAM
Published: November 18, 2010
Ugo Ihemelu and his FC Dallas are preparing for the Major League Soccer Final on Sunday against Colorado Rapids in Toronto. Last weekend, Ihemelu and his teammates upset the form guide by beating Los Angeles Galaxy 3-0 in the Western Conference final. The 27-year-old centreback was in full game action and made life dif...
DICKSON NWAKAEME returns to action next week
Published: November 18, 2010
Aalborg Denmark's attacker Dickson Nwakaeme has told allnigeriasoccer.com that he should be back to full fitness in a week's time. The 24-year-old got diagnosed with a hamstring problem on October 24 in a league game against FC Nordsjællan. Since then, he has been undergoing physiotherapy with the club doctors.''...
Official:MIKE EMENALO appointed Chelsea's Assistant Coach
Published: November 18, 2010
Chelsea have promoted Michael Emenalo to the position of assistant first team coach after a three-year spell as chief scout at the club, the official Chelsea website reports.Emenalo joined the English champions in October, 2007. Chelsea said that his promotion to the post of assistant first team coach was in recognitio...
Salzburg stop RABIU AFOLABI from England Move
Published: November 18, 2010
According to indiscretions gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com, the Nigeria international defender Rabiu Afolabi missed out on a lucrative move to England in the summer market.Red Bull's  participation in the qualifying rounds of the Champions League meant the coach of the Austrian club, Hubb Stevens refused to part ...
Ankle Injury for MANASSEH ISHIAKU
Published: November 18, 2010
If the Nigerian striker Manasseh Ishiaku (27 years) has not featured for Bundesliga side Cologne for some time, it's because he is down with an ankle injury. The return of the striker is not yet known.In his absence, Cologne have been struggling in the league, and are last in the Bundesliga standings with eight points ...
Nigerian Wonder-Kid ESEOSA AIGBOGUN Handed First Team Chance
Published: November 18, 2010
The Nigerian wonder-kid, Eseosa Aigbogun (17 years) is on the brink of promtion to the first team of FC Zurich, allnigeriasoccer.com can reveal. Eseosa has been invited by the Zurich coach, Markus Kummer to the first team because of injuries to four members of the squad - Letizia Bonfardin (bone injury), Nadine Baker (...
MOSES SWAIBU gets praise from teammate
Published: November 18, 2010
Lincoln City winger, Mustapha Carayol has saluted the goal scoring exploits of the Anglo-Nigerian defender, Moses Swaibu(21 years). Swaibu has scored two goals in ten matches this term, and was on target last weekend against Morecambe.The defender will miss Saturday's clash through suspension as a result of accruing fi...
AMOS ADAMU:I will appeal the decision
Published: November 18, 2010
President of the West African Football Union, Amos Adamu says he disagrees with the decision of the FIFA Ethics Committee to dismiss him from his work at the Executive Committee and intends to appeal."I am profoundly disappointed with the Ethics Committee's findings and had honestly believed I would be exonerated of an...
NOSA IGIEBOR back at Lillestrom
Published: November 18, 2010
The young Nigerian midfielder Nosa Igiebor, who trained with FC Copenhagen last week is back to Norway with Lillestrom. But the Norwegian side has not heard from the Danish champions since Nosa returned.Nosa impressed the officials of FC Copenhagen during a test game last winter, and so the coach wanted to see more of ...
AMOS ADAMU Banned for Three Years
Published: November 18, 2010
Two members of FIFA's ruling Executive Committee accused of corruption were today prevented from voting in the decision to award the World Cup in 2018 and 2022 after they were banned for three and one years respectively by the organisation's Ethics Committee.Nigeria's Amos Adamu was suspended from all football activity...
FINIDI GEORGE:I am proud to be back in Real Betis
Published: November 18, 2010
Former Nigeria international Finidi George was unveiled by Real Betis on Wednesday. The 39-year-old, who is now the Director of International Football signed a two-year contract at the club. He has a mission: to travel round the whole world looking for good cheap players for the club. Finidi, who scored 38 goals during...
CYNTHIA UWAK not ruled out of World Cup
Published: November 18, 2010
FC Saarbrücken forward, Cynthia Uwak,will be given another chance to make Nigeria’s Super Falcons squad to next year’s World Cup after she was dropped for the African Women’s Championship in South Africa because of injury.Falcons coach, Eucharia Uche says she has not completely shut the door on 2...