Nigeria to protest to CAF over 'The Next CASTER SEMENYA'
Published: November 13, 2010
Rumours of gender cheating have rocked the African Womens Championship currently being held in South Africa.The rumours started when the Ghanaian and Cameroonian sides allegedly accused Equatorial Guinea of fielding a man. The player at the centre of the rumours is Salimata Simpore who plays as a forward for the Guinea...
CHINEDU OBASI Suffers Relapse of Injury
Published: November 12, 2010
TSG Hoffenheim will be without the services of the Nigeria international Chinedu Obasi for some time. The 24-year-old has suffered a relapse of his injury - a stress fracture in the tibia.Obasi missed the start of the Bundesliga season because of a similar complaint, and only returned to action in the 11th round of mat...
PATRICK OGUNSOTO training with Lierse
Published: November 12, 2010
The 27-year-old Nigerian striker Patrick Babatunde Ogunsoto is training with Jupiler League side Lierse. Ogunsoto is now a free agent after terminating his contract in August with Greek Super League side Ergotelis F.C.Ogunsoto, who was the top scorer in the Belgian premier division with 20 hits in the 2006-2007 season ...
Italy's Coach, PRANDELLI monitoring ANGELO OGBONNA
Published: November 12, 2010
Italy national team coach Cesare Prandelli is monitoring the Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna, and it is possible that 22-year-old will be invited to La Squadra Azzurra sooner or later. Franco Lerda, Torino's gaffer is happy about the development but hopes this does not get into Ogbonna's head.''Ogbonna has great potenti...
Nigeria's Only Referee Picked For AWC Failed Pre-Tourney Test
Published: November 12, 2010
Failure in the pre-tournament’s mandatory fitness test for referees was what denied Nigeria an officiating spot at the African Women Championship going on in South Africa.Nigerian Felicia Okugba, who was short-listed by CAF's Referee Committee to officiate at the AWC failed the mandatory fitness test that was con...
GABBY AGBONLAHOR pens new deal with Villa
Published: November 12, 2010
Agbonlahor has agreed a contract extension to keep him at Villa Park until 2015, reports Sky Sports.The Anglo-Nigerian forward has established himself as a key player at Aston Villa since making his debut in March 2006.The 24-year-old has made over 150 appearances for Villa and has won three caps for England.News of hi...
MIKE EMENALO may be promoted as Chelsea's Assistant Manager
Published: November 12, 2010
Chelsea are considering promoting the former Nigeria international Michael Emenalo to replace Ray Wilkins, who left the Premier League club abruptly as assistant manager on Thursday, according to a report in The Telegraph.Whether Emenalo, the "head opposition scout", who was first employed by Avram Grant, but who is al...
SIASIA to get Salary Advance
Published: November 12, 2010
New Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, will receive 12 million naira (about $80,000) being an advance on his salary.This payment will be made upon Siasia’s formal signing of his four-year contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) now fixed for the end of November.Siasia will also be entitled to another salar...
New FC Midtjylland signing OLADITI removes SIM Card from Phone!
Published: November 11, 2010
Things went really fast for FC Midtjylland's new Nigerian offensive player Semiu Oladiti. The youngster went from playing in a local boys team, and now he is on the fringes of playing for Midtjylland. ''Churchill Oliseh called our trainer and said he wanted to play a friendly game against our team.  We went to Sha...
CHRISANTUS MACAULEY: I am only injured
Published: November 11, 2010
Chrisantus Macauley (20 years) has denied reports emanating from the German media that he has been frozen out of the first team by his German II Bundesliga club Karlsruhe. Macauley cleared the air in a telephone conversation with allnigeriasoccer.com from Germany on Thursday evening.'' I had a knee problem that's why I...
Pompey Gaffer: JOHN UTAKA is a tough lad
Published: November 11, 2010
Pompey's gaffer Steve Cotterill believes John Utaka has found the tough streak that can terrorise the Championship. The Nigerian winger turned in one of his best displays in a Pompey shirt in the 1-1 draw with QPR on Tuesday, showing pace and quality.Cotterill says despite Utaka's laid back approach which annoys the su...
OSAHON EBOIGBE may play in Europa League
Published: November 11, 2010
Former Blackburn Rovers England trainee, Osahon Eboigbe (21 years) and his Finnish club FC Vaasa are in line to qualify for next season's Europa League via UEFA's Fair Play rankings. FC Vaasa were announced the winners of Finland's fair play rankings by the Football Association on Thursday. If Finland is ranked in the ...
Official:BABATUNDE WUSU moves to JJK Jyvaskyla
Published: November 11, 2010
The 26 year old Nigerian striker Babatunde Enitan Wusu (26 years) has joined Finnish premier division club JJK Jjvaskyla (the Man City of Finnish Football) from Turun Palloseura (TPS), both clubs announced today on their websites.Wusu has signed a three-year contract with JJK. This is Wusu's second spell at JJK, he pla...
FC Timisoara owner courts KEHINDE FATAI openly
Published: November 11, 2010
The in-form Nigerian striker Kehinde Fatai( 5 goals in 14 matches) is attracting concrete interest from Romanian Liga 1 side, FC Timisoara. Officially the 2008-2009 Romanian League vice champions have announced that they are interested in signing him when the winter market commences in January.Fatai has impressed with ...
PETER UTAKA salutes Denmark's National Team Coach
Published: November 11, 2010
Peter Utaka has paid respect to the national coach of Denmark, Morten Olsen, for selecting Hans Henrik Andreasen, his teammate at Odense for the national squad.''I think he (Andreasen) deserves it. We've waited so long for him to be selected for the national team, and I can only have respect that Morten Olsen has now d...