Eagles in Handsome win over Argentina
Published: June 02, 2011
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won a prestigious friendly match played on Wednesday against Argentina (4-1). The Eagles started the game very brightly with Ikechukwu Uche scoring a brace in the 10th and 40th minute. In between both goals, Obinna kept his nerves to hammer home a  penalty in the 27th minute. After...
Everton to battle Spurs for Nigeria wonder-kid AHMED MUSA
Published: June 01, 2011
As reported by Dutch number one sports daily Voetbal International, the Nigerian wonder-kid Ahmed Musa is attracting interest from several foreign clubs. The ex Kano Pillars forward has been watched this season by scouts from  Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and Borussia Dortmund. Along with his compatriot, Michael Uch...
Argentina goalkeeper out for Six Months
Published: June 01, 2011
As reported by El Mundo Deportivo, Argentina's goalkeeper Oscar Uscari got injured while training for this evening's friendly between the Super Eagles and Argentina.The Getafe goalie felt pain in his right knee at the end of yesterday's workout. After some time, the team doctor diagnosed that he had broken his cruciate...
JOSEPH AKPALA close to Eskisehirspor move
Published: June 01, 2011
Club Brugge should part with the Nigeria international Joseph Akpala and seven other players in the summer transfer window. The 24-year-old striker is generating huge interest from Beerschot, but it is understood that Brugge have agreed to loan the former Bendel Insurance man to Eskisehirspor. The Turkish club do not h...
Bologna join chase for Nigeria's Hottest Commodity ANTHONY UJAH
Published: May 31, 2011
It now promises to be a bidding war for Nigeria's hottest commodity in the summer market Anthony Ujah. As reported by top Italian footy website Tuttomercatoweb, Bologna have joined the chase for the Lillestrom striker, author of an amazing season in the Norwegian Championship with nine goals in nine games.Bologna are l...
IKECHUKWU UCHE linked with Real Zaragoza exit
Published: May 31, 2011
Real Zaragoza have reached an agreement with Javier Aguirre for the renewal of the contract of the Mexican coach for one season, the club calling the technician  the "cornerstone of the new project."Aguirre, 52, negotiated his continuity at the Spanish club this week after winning the last game of the season. ...
SHODA Tasks Women Footballers On Education
Published: May 31, 2011
A Chieftain of Women Football League Clubs Owners Chief Labara Gloria Shoda has harped on the importance of education to active sports people especially female footballers who seem to have a short sporting span.The proprietor of Labara Queens who doubles as the vice Chairman of Southwest’s Women Football League C...
Action Congress of Nigeria donates trophy to Niger - Delta Youths
Published: May 31, 2011
In a bid to positively engage youths in the Niger-Delta region, Edo State Chapter of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) which donated a trophy to the National Association of Soccer Organizers (NASO) has concluded plans to stage the 3rd edition of ACN Peace Cup.The tourney which was designed for male and female players un...
Stoke City pour cold water on COLE bid
Published: May 31, 2011
Peter Coates, Chairman of Stoke City, has rubbished reports linking the club with a nine-million pound bid for the Anglo-Nigerian striker Carlton Cole."Those reports are unfounded and it is not the case whatsoever," Coates told BBC Radio Stoke. "We've not made a single bid in any way, shape or form."There had been spec...
Sunderland and Newcastle United on YAKUBU AIYEGBENI
Published: May 31, 2011
As reported by our colleagues in TribalFootball.com, Leicester City are pulling out of talks for Everton striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni.Yakubu’s wage demand of 35,000 a week is threatening his chances of joining Leicester on a permanent basis.The striker spent the final five months of the season on loan at the Walkers ...
SORIOLA replaces crocked YUSUF MOHAMMED
Published: May 31, 2011
Heartland defender Gege Soriola has replaced injured Al Hilal of Sudan star Yusuf Mohammed for Wednesday’s friendly against Argentina.Soriola was one of the revelations from the Nigeria ‘B’ team at the recent sub-regional WAFU Nations Cup won by Togo in Abeokuta.Officials told MTNFootball.com that las...
ANTHONY UJAH invited to Olympic Squad
Published: May 30, 2011
Anthony Ujah has been handed a call up to the National Under 23 Team by Austin Eguavoen , allnigeriasoccer.com can report. The 20-year-old striker has tormented defenses in the Norwegian Premier League this season with nine goals in nine games.Lillestrom teammate Nosa Igiebor has progressed from the Under 23's, and he ...
Hull City chase ADEBOLA and IWELUMO
Published: May 30, 2011
HULL City have held talks with striker Dele Adebola about a possible move to the KC, sources have confirmed to the Mail. And the 35-year-old hitman is believed to have indicated a willingness to join the Tigers next season.Adebola has been linked with a move to City since the end of the season. He was not offered a new...
KALU UCHE now a burden to Almeria
Published: May 30, 2011
Because of the theoretical decline in revenue, Spanish club Almeria may not be able to afford the services of the Nigeria world cup star Kalu Uche. The demotion to the Segunda division  brings a decline in revenue at all levels, advertising, social (ticket sales) and merchandising, and this will become a heavy bur...
Napoli to offer Six Million Euros for OGBONNA
Published: May 30, 2011
Following the failure of Torino to qualify for the Serie A via the play-offs, the Nigerian defender Angelo Ogbonna is certainly on his way out of Turin.Napoli were on the brink of signing Ogbonna in the winter market but the Torino hierarchy failed to sanction the move.  The Serie A club has continued to monitor t...