Rubin Kazan President wants more fans
Published: September 21, 2010
The President of Rubin Kazan Alexander Gusev has frowned at the poor attendance during the home matches of the club. He has tasked club to improve attendance at home games.''Right now in Kazan, Rubin are averaging 12 - 13 thousand people, while two or three years ago, the audience was around 18,000. We lost some fans, ...
OGUNJIMI's pal is Most Efficient Striker in Europe
Published: September 21, 2010
Nobody in Europe is actually better than Marvin Ogunjimi's strike partner at Racing Genk, Jelle Vossen. Vossen has fourteen goals in all competitions, ten in the league and four in the Europa league. Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad calculated the most efficient strikers in Europe, using the minutes spent on the pitch....
ODEMWINGIE gets High Marks from Teammate
Published: September 21, 2010
West Bromwich Albion defender Jonas Olsson is full of praise for new teammate Osaze Odemwingie.The Baggies vice-skipper has hailed the instant impact Odemwingie has made at The Hawthorns on and off the pitch, following his deadly double against Blues."He's a great player," Olsson told the WBA website."His engine is mas...
JOHN CHIBUIKE starts Rehab after Horror Tackle
Published: September 21, 2010
Last Saturday, top Nigerian prospect John Chibuike was stretchered out of the game between Hacken and AIK. Chibuike was brutally stamped on by the AIK player Helgi Danielsson and had to be replaced in the 29th minute. The player who can play in a variety of positions says he is fine and hopes to be back playing as earl...
SANI KAITA pleads for Second Chance
Published: September 21, 2010
The Nigeria international midfielder Sani Kaita is hoping to be recalled for the Eagles Nations Cup tie with Guinea on October 10. Kaita is yet to taste action for the national team after he was infamously sent off at the world cup against Greece. Since then, he has been the victim of mob justice in Nigeria.Kaita repor...
DAVID AMOO hopes to get into Liverpool's Carling Cup Squad
Published: September 21, 2010
The Anglo-Nigerian David Amoo is hoping he can get into the playing squad for the Reds’ Carling Cup tie against Northampton on Wednesday. The youngster talked about his first team experience against FK Rabotnicki and said to Liverpoolfc.tv, he would like to have more chances to play:''It was a great experience to...
Flamingoes ouster shocked ESEOSA AIGBOGUN
Published: September 21, 2010
The Nigeria wonder-kid Eseosa Aigbogun says the female Under 17 team underrated their Asian opponents, one of the main reasons why the squad failed to progress from the quarter-final stage of the ongoing FIFA Under 17 World Cup.''It is a pity that the Flamingoes lost to South Korea. I was very shocked after they were k...
New Coach for ADEFEMI OLUBAYO
Published: September 21, 2010
Nikos Kehagias has been dismissed from his position as coach of Greek side Skoda Xanthi. Immediately, the club has announced the appointment of George Paraschou."New coach  SKODA Xanthi FC is Mr. George Paraschos, "  Xanthi announced in a brief statement.Yesterday, the former coach of the club went to the mor...
AKPO SODJE helps to fight Smoking
Published: September 21, 2010
Charlton striker Akpo Sodje and Erith and Thamesmead MP Teresa Pearce last week opened a new NHS health centre in West Thamesmead which aims to give people better access to healthcare services.The duo joined patients and members of the public for free health 'MOT' tests, which were available as part of the event.Sodje ...
SCHJONBERG favorite to coach UTAKA
Published: September 21, 2010
It is now exactly one week ago that Odense shocked the entire football world by sacking their Management team. The Vice Champions are in the hunt for a new coach, while Uffe Pedersen temporarily hold shop.According to Danish media, the top priority for the club is FC Vestsjælland's manager, Michael Schjønb...
Manchester United won't rush ECHIEJILE deal
Published: September 21, 2010
Manchester United will not be making any early swoop for the Nigeria left back Uwa Echiejile. It is also unlikely that Echiejile would qualify for a work permit. But Manchester United can invoke the English Premier League special talent clause to seal the deal. United hope to do more checks on Echiejile after the fallo...
GREG ETAFIA relegated to the bench at Moroka Swallows
Published: September 21, 2010
Moroka Swallows coach Rainer Zobel says the decision to give Aubrey Mathibe the nod between the posts ahead of long-serving Nigerian Greg Etafia was reached in pre-season after wide consultations with the rest of his technical team. After eight years as the regular goalkeeper at Swallows, Etafia has suddenly found hims...
EMEGHARA loses coach at Steaua
Published: September 21, 2010
When the Nigeria left back Ifeanyi Emeghara resumes training, he will find a new coach at Romanian giants Steaua Bucharest.Head coach of Steaua Bucharest Ilie Dumitrescu has resigned, a decision which was taken due to dissatisfaction with the results of the fans and the team's style of play. Dumitrescu led the team for...
VICTOR OBINNA wants to remain at West Ham
Published: September 21, 2010
Victor Obinna is ready to make his loan move from Inter Milan to West Ham a permanent deal.The 23 year-old Nigerian forward has started the Hammers’ last two Premier League games.And the £4m-rated Obinna, who only played nine games in two seasons in Italy, said: ''I wanted to try playing in the Premier Leag...
IGBOANANIKE crushes Sweden's Top Team
Published: September 20, 2010
Djurgarden are in the headlines again, thanks to the 1-0 victory over league leaders Malmo FF. It means that the Stockholm team climbs to fifth in the Allsvenskan. Before the start of the season, pundits tipped the team featuring two Nigerians for relegation. ''This was one of the best games we've done so well.The firs...