ANICHEBE:The injury is behind me
Published: November 24, 2010
Victor Anichebe is closing in on a first-team return at Everton after making his comeback in the reserves.The Nigerian striker has been sidelined since suffering a knee injury during pre-season.It has been a long road back for the 22-year-old, with his latest problem coming on the back of an injury-hit 2009/10 campaign...
JOSEPH AKPALA celebrates comeback
Published: November 24, 2010
Joseph Akpala made his long awaited comeback for Club Brugge in the reserve game with Cercle Brugge on Monday night.The striker had been out of action since August because of a knee injury he picked up in the Europa League game against Dinamo Minsk.Akpala played only a half on Monday and is now close to a comeback with...
BABATUNDE BELLO:It's the best goal of my career
Published: November 24, 2010
The Nigerian born midfielder of MSK Zilina, Babatunde Bello (21 years) is delighted with scoring against Chelsea on Tuesday night in the group stage of the Champions League.Bello, who now plays with a Benin Republic passport put Zilina ahead, before Chelsea came back to win the tie 2-1.''It's the best goal of my career...
PETER UTAKA:Champions League is a great bonus
Published: November 24, 2010
The hot-in-demand striker Peter Utaka hopes  Odense finish in second place in the Super League this season to enable them qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League.After a poor start to the season, Odense are back on track and Utaka is praying they finish second behind runaway leaders FC Copenhagen.''It is a...
OGBONNA will be a big hit at Napoli - BIASI
Published: November 24, 2010
The former coach of Udinese Gianni De Biasi has made some statements during the broadcast "Radio Goal". Biasi says the Nigerian defender Angelo Ogbonna will be a big hit if he gets signed by Napoli.''Ogbonna for Napoli? He will be a big hit, he's a guy with huge room for improvement, '' Biasi was quoted as saying by tu...
24 Teams Set For Lodi Soccer Tourney
Published: November 24, 2010
No fewer than 24 grassroots teams are have signified intention to vie for honour in this year’s edition of Lodi Soccer tourney, the football competition that is been organized around Orita-Challenge area of Ibadan which had produced the likes of Femi Opabunmi and the new U-17 sensation Kayode Olanrewaju.Teams lik...
KEHINDE FATAI fractures Tibia, out for two months
Published: November 24, 2010
The Nigerian striker and Astra Ploie├ůčti dangerman, Kehinde Fatai has fractured his tibia and club doctors say he will be out of action for at least two months.Fatai, who is the top scorer for 10th placed Astra Ploie├ůčti got injured after a hard tackle in the game with Unirea Urziceni on Monday, and had to replaced a...
ERHENEDE's Kolding may be declared bankrupt
Published: November 24, 2010
Various reports in the Danish media are suggesting that Danish first division club Kolding FC are on the brink of bankruptcy. That means if things are not settled quickly, the two Nigerian players at the club - Justice Erhenede and Yakubu Akilu- will have to take their trade elsewhere. If Kolding does not get money to ...
Stoke City to compete with Panathinaikos for OKAKA
Published: November 24, 2010
Stoke City are ready to offer Stefano Okaka another crack at the Premier League, reports The Sun UK.The Potters want to take the Roma striker, 21, on loan. Okaka was at Fulham for four months last season and scored twice.The Italian Under 21 international is behind the likes of Adriano, Borriello, Totti and Vucinicin t...
Germany Coach calls up three more players for Falcons game
Published: November 24, 2010
Just days before the Super Falcons meet Germany in a prestigious international friendly on Thursday in Leverkusen, Germany national team coach Silvia Neid has called up three players for the clash, including a second division player.Jennifer Zietz, Tabea Kemme (both FFC Turbine Potsdam) and goalkeeper Almuth Schult (Ma...
OWOMOYELA out until next year
Published: November 24, 2010
According to a report in uefa.com, Borussia Dortmund full-back Patrick Owomoyela will not play again in 2010, with the former Germany defender electing to undergo surgery to resolve an Achilles tendon problem after non-invasive treatment failed.The 31-year-old has played in five Bundesliga games this season for the Ger...
DENNIS AOGO nearing comeback
Published: November 24, 2010
Hamburg wing back Dennis Aogo played his last official game for club and country in the third place match between Germany and Uruguay during the last world cup in South Africa. Since then, he has been ruled out of action with a groin problem. Now he is hoping for an early comeback.''Six weeks ago I underwent surgery. S...
WILSON ORUMA announces retirement
Published: November 24, 2010
THE captain of Nigeria's cadet national team, Golden Eaglets to the nation's second conquest of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at Japan '93, Wilson Oruma has finally thrown in the towel and called it quit with the round leather game.In the wake of an earlier hint of his retirement, reported exclusively by brilafm.net last Fri...
Falcons lick Tom-Tom's $1,500
Published: November 24, 2010
The Super Falcons are $1,500 richer courtesy of TomTom, the Official Candy of the Nigeria national teams.The reward came after the team beat their counterparts from Equatorial Guinea to lift the trophy in the African Women‘s Championship in South Africa on Sunday.Through the shots on target, the Falcons earned $3...
ETUHU wants brother to join him at Fulham
Published: November 23, 2010
Fulham midfielder Dickson Etuhu has told his brother Kelvin to leave Manchester City and join him at Craven Cottage.The City winger is way down the pecking order at Eastlands following all the big-money arrivals in Manchester over the summer and his chances of getting any sort of action for them this season looks extre...