Victor Moses ready to dump England for Nigeria
Published: March 08, 2010
Victor Moses is ready to answer a World Cup call from Nigeria - after being snubbed by England's under-21 team. Wigan's £2.5 million signing qualifies for Nigeria because he was born there - with both his parents also from the country. Attacker Moses only played for England's youth teams because of res...
Taiye Taiwo Offered Contract Extension
Published: March 08, 2010
Olympique Marseille have tabled a bid of an additional  two years to the current contract of Nigerian wing back,Taiye Taiwo.This is to ward off suitors, our sources tell us.Taiwo was in 90minutes of action last night in Marseilles' highly explosive 1-1 draw with Lorient at the Stade Velodrome.His trademark canon b...
Foreign Based Players overbearing-Michael Eneramo
Published: March 08, 2010
Tunisia-based Nigerian international Michael Eneramo, has decried the overbearing influence of the Europe-based national team players in the Super Eagles, and has called on new coach Lars Lagerback to give Africa-based players better opportunities to prove themselves.  Nigeria's current team has come under heav...
INTER Promote Obiora Nwankwo
Published: March 07, 2010
Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho has promoted Nigerian youngster Nwankwo Obiorah to his side's senior squad for the remainder of the season. Obiorah joined the Serie A giants in January from Spain's Real Murcia and is co-owned by Parma. The 18-year-old played for his country at the 2009 FIFA Under-20 World Cup i...
Endurance Idahor dies in action
Published: March 06, 2010
During today's Sudanese Premier League match-up between El-Merriekh and Al-Amal, Nigerian-born forward Endurance Idahor was rushed to hospital after a challenge from a fellow player left him on his back, unable to breathe. Despite the teams' best efforts to see that the striker was given treatment as quickly as poss...
MACCABI HAFIA on the trail of PRINCE OLOMU
Published: March 06, 2010
Top Isreali outfit,Maccabi Hafia,the club that launched Yakubu Aiyegbeni to stardom, is on the trail of ex Enyimba ace,Prince Olomu-that is according to his agent Mohammed Lawal. Olomu currently plays for Bloemfontein Celtic in the South African Premier Soccer League where he is the second top scorer in the l...
ETOILE Sign KING OSANGA
Published: March 06, 2010
Top Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel have signed Nigeria youth international King Osanga on a four-year contract. The Heartland forward’s contract will take effect from July 1, according to officials of Etoile. Another Tunisian team, CS Sfaxien, were also laying claim to the former Nasarawa United and Akwa U...
Every player has a chance to be Selected-Garba Lawal
Published: March 05, 2010
Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has called on all of the Super Eagles' fringe players to up their game. With new coach Lars Lagerback now in charge, there is a clean slate for all the players hoping to make the trip to South Africa for the World Cup later this year. Lawal wants to see greater competition...
I am not coming out of international retirement-Maureen Mmadu
Published: March 05, 2010
Former Falcons player, Maureen Mmadu has revealed exclusively to Allnigeriasoccer.com that she is not about to end her self imposed exile from the female national team. ''I wasn't well treated by the Sani Lulu led NFF.We were poorly treated.They reduced our win bonus from $2,000 to $400.It is not really a ...
FA CUP run can lift the gloom-JOHN UTAKA
Published: March 05, 2010
Portsmouth forward John Utaka is determined his side can cut through the gloom enveloping the south-coast club by booking another Wembley date with victory in tomorrow's FA Cup quarter-final against Birmingham.The Nigerian set up the winner for Kanu in Pompey's FA Cup triumph of two years ago and has his sights set on ...
BRISTOL CITY keen on Iwelumo Stay
Published: March 04, 2010
Bristol City boss Gary Johnson has revealed his desire to extend the loan deal of Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Chris Iwelumo. The Wolves striker has made four appearances during his current stay with the Robins and netted during the recent 2-1 win over West Brom. Iwelumo will be available to face Doncaster, Crysta...
LAGERBACK targets World Cup Semis
Published: March 04, 2010
Nigeria's new coach Lars Lagerback believes the Super Eagles have the talent to reach the World Cup semi-finals in South Africa this summer. The Swede watched from the stands as an under-strength Super Eagles side beat DR Congo 5-2 in Abuja on Wednesday. After the game he was asked if reaching the World Cup semis is ...
Martins Surprised with Lagerback's appointment
Published: March 03, 2010
Edwin Lars Lagerback's  first official assignment with the national team was to discuss the state of affairs of the national team with the team skipper,Nwankwo Kanu over dinner.His shocking appointment is generating ripples even in his home land because he is known for a defensive approach to football.The Super Ea...
Argentina beat Germany 1-0
Published: March 03, 2010
Diego Maradona's Argentina beat Germany 0-1 in a highly anticipated international friendly on Wednesday. The only goal of the match came from Gonzalo Higuain. Argentina were by far the better side in the first half and came close to scoring the opening goal when Angel Di Maria got past two defenders and blasted a sh...
Nigeria overpower DR Congo 5-2
Published: March 03, 2010
Nigeria beat Congo DR 5-2 on Wednesday in their first match with Swedish manager Lars Lagerbäck at the helm. Lagerbäck, who joined the Super Eagles after his home team Sweden failed to qualify for the upcoming World Cup, saw his new side deliver a solid performance at Abuja stadium. Peter Utaka put the ...