MRS ADEFEMI: I spoke to BAYO hours before his death
Published: April 23, 2011
Mrs Esther Adefemi has spoken on the tragic death of her son - Olubayo.  Mrs Adefemi lost her husband on 2 December, 2000. He  was a soldier and he died in service. Bayo's father continually prevented from being involved with football.  He tried to discourage him and only his brother argued on his behalf...
PSV Eindhoven to challenge Sunderland for UJAH's Signature
Published: April 21, 2011
As reported by France Football, Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven are after the signature Nigeria's hottest commodity, Anthony Ujah (20 years). PSV are looking for a replacement for Marcus Berg, who returns to his parent club Hamburg at the end of the season.Ujah has taken the Norwegian Premier League by storm, with 19 goals ...
TAYE TAIWO close to AC Milan deal
Published: April 21, 2011
Despite having a pre-contract agreement with Benfica, Marseille's lateral defender Taye Taiwo in the coming days will announce his departure to AC Milan. The 26-year-old joins the Rossoneri on a four-year contract.Taiwo has told some of his relatives in Nigeria that he is joining AC Milan when his contract expires June...
Dynamo Kiev want JOSEPH YOBO
Published: April 20, 2011
There could be a third Nigerian player at Dynamo Kiev to join Yussuf Ayila and Frank Temile. The Ukrainian giants are in talks with Everton for the 30-year-old Nigerian skipper Joseph Yobo.At every opportunity before, Fenerbahce have stated that they would love to have Yobo for next season. Fenerbahce have proposed six...
KALU UCHE calls Almeria Staff a racist
Published: April 20, 2011
According to a report in elalmeria.es, all is not well at Spanish club Almeria. Not only have they lost four straight games in the league, it appears there is no unity among the players and staff.Last Friday, Almeria coach, Roberto Olabe, had wanted to hold a closed door training session in preparation for the game aga...
CARLTON COLE fined for Twitter Comments
Published: April 20, 2011
Carlton Cole has been fined £20,000 by the Football Association for comments he made on Twitter during England's friendly with Ghana.The West Ham striker admitted a charge of improper conduct over the messages to more than 45,000 followers.The England international, who won his last cap in March 2010, had claimed...
Women Club Owners Rally Support for Super Falcons World Cup Preparations
Published: April 20, 2011
As the Super Falcons will be filing for its 6th FIFA Women World Cup appearance in Germany, June this year, the Women Football League Clubs Owners has concluded plans to rally support for the team.The Clubs Owners who are not too happy with how Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is handling the Women’s World Cup p...
TAYE TAIWO returns to training on Thursday
Published: April 20, 2011
Absent from training since Tuesday because of a knock to his calf, ex Gabros defender Taye Taiwo is expected to return to training on Thursday in Senlis, close to Clairefontaine. Benoît Cheyrou and Mathieu Valbuena will also return to training tomorrow.''It's nothing serious. They've been rested and will start ba...
UGOCHUKWU UKAH convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol
Published: April 20, 2011
Ugochukwu Ukah (27 years), a defender who is on the radar of Eagles gaffer Samson Siasia, has been sentenced today by the District Court in Poland for driving under the influence of alcohol.The ex Queens Park Rangers player was fined 3,430 Polish Zloty (=N=173,000.) and told to pay court costs. He got a driving ban for...
Tears flow in ADEFEMI's Memorial Service
Published: April 20, 2011
The Xanthi supporters said farewell to the Nigeria international Adefemi Olubayo at a memorial service held on Tuesday afternoon. The memorial service was conducted by the Chancellor of the local Cathedral in the club's stadium.Immediately after the service ended, some club officials unable to hold their tears dashed s...
Hard Ball to get half of OJO's resale value
Published: April 20, 2011
Kim Ojo of SK Brann has taken the Norwegian Premier League by storm with three goals (three assists) in four games. It won't be long before European scouts start flocking Brann to catch a glimpse of the talented Nigerian striker.The 22-year-old arrived Brann from Nybergsund on a Bosman.  Hard Ball has 50% of the p...
ODEMWINGIE would be honored to play in London 2012
Published: April 20, 2011
Peter Odemwingie has developed a reputation as one of football’s nomads. A Nigeria international born in Uzbekistan, the striker’s club career has been a tale of five clubs in as many different countries, with Birmingham the latest stop in a journey that has taken him through Belgium, France, Russia and Nig...
ODEMWINGIE could make sensational return to Lokomotiv Moscow
Published: April 20, 2011
Osaze Odemwingie, who is having a great season, is being followed by Juventus and Newcastle United.However, the 29-year-old Nigeria international striker is most likely to end up at his old club Lokomotiv Moscow when the summer market opens in June.The former Bendel Insurance man played for the Russian club for three s...
DICKSON NWAKAEME forced back to Nigeria with Passport Problems
Published: April 19, 2011
Dickson Nwakaeme won't be able to make his debut for Finnish club KuPS in the quarter-finals of the cup against VPS Vaasa next Thursday, April 28. The 24-year-old striker widely regarded by pundits as the best Nigerian player to play in Finland has problems with his passport, the biometric was broken, and this has dela...
Xanthi to assist ADEFEMI\'s Family financially
Published: April 19, 2011
Xanthi Skoda have spoken of the circumstances which led to the passing away of the Nigeria international right back Adefemi Olubayo.''Yesterday, Adefemi was to travel to Rome, and from there to Nigeria.  He left early enough, to be in Thessaloniki early. At that point, the road is very difficult. It is a turning u...