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...
OLISEH does not dance after goal
Published: September 20, 2010
CSKA Moscow midfielder Sekou Oliseh scored the only goal of the game this evening as CSKA Moscow defeated Sibir Novosibirsk 1-0. The victory lifted the Army team to third on the table with two games in hand.''It is important that my goal led to victory. I think we are taking shape, '' Oliseh told sportbox.ru.Despite th...
KALU UCHE misses Debut
Published: September 20, 2010
Spanish club Almeria lost 0-1 to Espanyol last weekend, the Nigeria striker Kalu Uche was an unused substitute. The Almeria coach Lillo has used almost all his playing staff since the start of the league. But not Kalu Uche. The Nigeria world cup star trained well last week, and that earned him a recall to the main squa...
JIDE OGUNBOTE wants more playing time
Published: September 20, 2010
Jide Ogunbote is hoping to get another shot at playing in what he sees as his best position – in behind a lone striker.The 22-year-old was handed just his second start of the season in the 2-0 defeat at Woking on September 11 and took up some good positions playing just behind Jahson Downes.The pair have linked u...
II Bundesliga Top Scorer, MOSES LAMIDI out for three weeks
Published: September 20, 2010
Brilliant season so far for the unknown Nigerian Moses Lamidi.The in-form striker was injured in the 3-1 win over VFl Bochum, a hamstring and has been ruled out for between two to three weeks. A hamstring was diagnosed the new signing from Mönchengladbach. "He will be missed two to three weeks," predicts RWO coach...