LAGERBACK talking tactics over dinner
Published: May 20, 2010
Lars Lagerback will train with the Super Eagles squad for the first time today.Later this evening,he intends telling the players his guidelines for the World Cup during a long dinner meeting.Late last night,Lagerback breezed into Abuja with two of his assistants,Thomas Sjöberg and Roland Andersson.They checked i...
UWA ECHIEJILE interesting Nantes
Published: May 20, 2010
According to tomorrow's edition of France Football,we gathered that the Nigeria left back,Uwa Echiejile's contract at Rennes won't be renewed as he has been declared surplus to requirements.Echiejile,22,who played for Wikki Tourists from 2001-2004 signed a three year contract at Rennes in 2007 that expires June 30,2010...
South African Club on Cloud Nine as Eagles friendly confirmed
Published: May 20, 2010
Thanda Royal Zulu's players are on cloud nine after being confirmed as one of Nigeria's World Cup warm-up opponents.Amabhubesi will face the Super Eagles in Richards Bay on June 3.Goalkeeper Mandla Tsengwa told Football365.co.za: "The game has been confirmed! I am happy about it because it will give the players a chanc...
OKAKA eager for Fulham stay
Published: May 20, 2010
Roma  striker Stefano Okaka is eager to continue his loan with Fulham  next season.Fulham and Roma officials will soon meet to discuss the young forward's situation, though all signs are that he will have his loan extended for another 12 months.Okaka is keen to see the deal happen, having been pleased with th...
EJIDE denies Surgery Story
Published: May 20, 2010
One of the three goalkeepers called up by Super Eagles head coach, Lars Lagerback, Austine Ejide has denied strongly media reports suggesting that he is putting on hold surgery to correct a shoulder problem ahead of the South Africa 2010 world Cup finals next month.The Hapoel Petach Tikva of Israel shot stopper insists...
LAGERBACK has been paid - Brila FM Report
Published: May 20, 2010
Contrary to news in the international press, as well as some electronic and print media in Nigeria that Super Eagles gaffer, Lars Lagerback is being owed two months salaries, brilafm.net can authoritatively reveal that the Swedish tactician has been paid up to date.Information available to brilafm.net shows that the Su...
KANU to hit camp today,as Eagles start training
Published: May 20, 2010
Super Eagles will have their first training session in Abuja this afternoon at the National Stadium Abuja.As a result of the Presidential send forth dinner which was rescheduled,Lasse is refusing to keep the Eagles idle for a day.Thirteen players have hit camp.They include Osaze Odemwingie,Yakubu Ayegbeni,Obafemi Marti...
MARADONA names scary squad for World Cup
Published: May 19, 2010
Argentina coach Diego Maradona named his final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Wednesday, which includes Lionel Messi and the country's other big stars.The big surprise was the inclusion of defender Ariel Garce, who played his first international match for Argentina earlier this month against Haiti.The list released ...
Nigeria goes tough on age cheats
Published: May 19, 2010
The Nigeria Football Federation wants an end to age cheats,elfvoetball quoting the BBC reports on its website.Henceforth,MRI scans will be implemented on players and athletes representing Nigeria.The youth teams of Nigeria have been alleged to be falsifying their ages."All athletes representing Nigeria at any youth tou...
Exclusive:Nigeria's Assistant coach admires PETER UTAKA
Published: May 19, 2010
Nigeria's assistant coach,Roland Andersson has paid glowing tributes to Peter Utaka,our Danish corespondent informs us.Andersson watched Utaka in action against FC Copenhagen and AGF in the just concluded season and he has praises for Peter Utaka.''I have watched Utaka play live and seen him on television.He is a f...
Amiable NFF President decorated with award
Published: May 19, 2010
NFF President Sani Lulu Abdullahi and some Members of the NFF Executive Committee were at the weekend decorated with traditional attire of the Tiv people of Benue State in recognition of the present NFF administration’s commitment to improving the profile of Nigeria football at home and internationally.At the mee...
No RAY of hope for relegated Boulogne
Published: May 19, 2010
After two seasons at the club,relegated French club Boulogne have parted company with their assistant coach, Reginald Ray.In the ligue 2 next season,the former deputy to Philippe Montanier and Laurent Guyot, won't be part of the technical bench.Boulogne have reduced their work force in sweeping changes announced yest...
Official:Pompey offer Nigeria legend,KANU new contract
Published: May 19, 2010
Portsmouth have confirmed new contracts have been offered to England goalkeeper David James, defenders Hermann Hreidarsson and Ricardo Rocha as well as veteran forward Kanu.The Fratton Park club - £138million in debt - are preparing for life in the Coca-Cola Championship and hope to come out of administration, wh...
Official:Eagles warm up venues confirmed
Published: May 19, 2010
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finally confirmed the venues for their World Cup warm-up matches.The Super Eagles will now play their matches in Tirol, London and Johannesburg. The Alpenstadion Wattens will now host the friendly against Saudi Arabia on 25 May in Austria.The Super Eagles will then take on Colombia...
LAGERBACK hits town for Eagles
Published: May 19, 2010
Lagerback arrives Nigeria today for a first meeting with his World Cup squad.All the players named in the provisional World Cup roster must be in Abuja latest today.It is not certain if Lagerback intends meeting the players this evening or tomorrow morning for a chat,but one of them is certain.On Friday the team and th...