Kidnappers demand $1.3Million ransome from LULU
Published: July 14, 2010
Abductors of the mother of former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi are demanding for a ransome of N200 million before she could be released.Lulu's mother was abducted in her home town in Idah, Kogi state at about 5.30 pm on Monday.According to a source close to the Abdullahi's fami...
Liverpool and Tottenham in tug-of-war for TAYE TAIWO
Published: July 14, 2010
Liverpool are prepared to battle Tottenham Hotspur for the services of the Nigeria left back,Taye Taiwo.Roy Hodgson,the new coach of the Reds appreciates Taiwo and is ready to launch a €10Million bid for the Nigerian in the coming days.The Nigeria international could be the successor to Emiliano Insua, who is leav...
ODEMWINGIE:''I do not like to end my career in Russia''
Published: July 13, 2010
The Nigeria striker,Osaze Odemwingie has said that he does not intend continuing his career in the Russian league.After the World Cup,Osaze trained a little with Lokomotiv because he had a tear in his gastrocnemius muscle.The striker is presently in Moscow trying to sort out his future with the Russian club.Osaze plans...
Wydad initiate Africa Cup
Published: July 13, 2010
Wydad Casablanca have initiated a tournament called the Wydad Africa Cup.  For its first edition, the competition will be held from July 14 to 17 and games will take place at Mohammed V Sports Complex  WAC will use this opportunity to introduce the staff and players of the club to the public. Besides the...
Nigerians Missing as Clubs record handsome wins in Champions League
Published: July 13, 2010
None of the Nigerian players were in action this night in the first leg,second round Champions League qualifiers.Nigeria world cup star,Vincent Enyeama was on the bench as Hapoel defeated Zeljeznicar 5-0.It could be an indication that the club does not want Enyeama cup-tied as a lucrative move to a club in Western Euro...
KEVIN PRINCE BOATENG unsure of Lazio Supporters
Published: July 13, 2010
Despite recent moves by Genoa to hijack a deal for Ghana World Cup star,Kevin Prince Boateng,Lazio are not giving up on the chase for the 23 year old.As claimed in the Italian media,Genoa are ahead of the Biancocelesti for Boateng.But according to indiscretions gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com,Lazio are willing to rais...
NFF set to unveil SIASIA as Coach - Report
Published: July 13, 2010
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is set to shortly unveil Samson Siasia as the new coach of the Nigerian national team.The former Super Eagles striker will take over from Swede Lars Lagerback who looks unlikely to continue in the role.The NFF tried to get the former Sweden boss to remain in charge despite a disap...
TAIWO hints at Tottenham move
Published: July 13, 2010
Marseille defender Taye Taiwo is keen on a move to Tottenham, who are reportedly interested in the left-back.The 25-year-old Nigeria international is contracted to the French club until 2012 but is keen to leave after six years at Stade Velodrome.Spanish outfit Atletico Madrid have had a €5million bid for the play...
HARPER and SOLANO join OLOFINJANA at Hull City
Published: July 13, 2010
Hull City have signed James Harper and Nolberto Solano on two and one-year incentivised deals respectively with both players' contracts starting from 1st August.29-year-old Harper, who began his career with Arsenal, spent the majority of the 2009/10 campaign with Sheffield United but was released by the Blades at the e...
DALMAT joins AKPALA at Club Brugge
Published: July 13, 2010
Earlier today, Club Brugge and Standard have come to an agreement as to the definite transfer of striker Wilfried Dalmat. In the meantime, the player has successfully gone through a series of medical tests, and has signed a three year contract at Club, with an option for an additional season,the club reports on its web...
SEPP BLATTER's Middle name revealed
Published: July 13, 2010
Sepp Blatter has been keeping a middle name secret but we can now reveal it.Below is the FIFA's President profile on thepresidency.gov.za.Joseph Sepp Bellend Blatter was born on 10 March 1936 and is the eighth and current president of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), having be...
Flying Eagles Step Up Preparation
Published: July 13, 2010
The national U-20 men’s team, Flying Eagles is stepping up preparation for the two –leg 2011 African Youth Championship qualifying fixture against Guinea which begins next weekend,reports nigeriaff.com.Coach Sam John Obuh, who has been nursing the team since it was U-17 team, said on Tuesday that 15 players...
Falconets and England ready to do Battle
Published: July 13, 2010
Nigerian football fans are again back in the passion so quickly after a disappointing campaign by the Super Eagles at the World Cup in South Africa, with the U-20 girls promising to wipe away the depression at the 5th FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup which began in Germany yesterday.To do that, the Falconets know they...
MAKINWA may end Career due to Knee Injury - Report
Published: July 13, 2010
The career of Nigeria international Stephen Ayodele Makinwa is hanging on a thread after his new Greek club Larissa discovered that he may be suffering from a knee injury which could well end his career,reports MTNFootball.com.Top Greek journalist, Souskas Lazaros informed MTNFootball.com: “There is a serious m...
VICTOR OBINNA:Stoke City is an important club
Published: July 13, 2010
Inter striker,Victor Obinna has said that he is available for a transfer to English premier League side Stoke City,as allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively revealed yesterday.Stoke City have been on the heels of Nigerian for more than two weeks now.''Stoke City is a very powerful team," he told Sky Sports. "I am also a powe...