South Korea lose to lowly Belarus
Published: May 30, 2010
A second-half goal from Sergey Kisliak proved to be the winner as Belarus defeated South Korea 1-0 in this afternoon’s international friendly in Austria.In what was a poor match, goal-scoring opportunities were few and far between, and Kisliak’s strike was the difference between the sides.South Korea were l...
Official:RUBIN OKOTIE inks three year deal with Nuremberg
Published: May 30, 2010
Allnigeriasoccer.com can report that the Austrian international of Nigeria descent,Rubin Rafael Okotie,22,has signed the dotted lines for German Bundesliga outfit,Nuremberg.The 22 year old has been capped four times by the full Austrian team but made his name while playing for Austria in the Under 20 World Cup in Canad...
Real Zaragoza trailing Brazilian striker to partner UCHE
Published: May 30, 2010
Real Zaragoza are after the 21 year old Brazilian,Diego Costa,Spanish football daily, AS is reporting on its website.Costa was only just re-purchased by Atletico Madrid from Real Valladolid for a million euros.The Atletico Madrid coach,Quique Flores,has said Costa is not in his plans for next season.Atlético...
Nigeria-Colombia to be broadcast online in Sweden
Published: May 30, 2010
Nigeria face Colombia,7:30 pm local time.Nigeria media giant,AIT, has promised to broadcast the match live to millions of eager Nigerians.The European viewers are not left out as Sweden's premium football website,www.fotbollskanalen.se, recently released a statement, that the match is to be shown online from 20:00 Swed...
ONUOHA not interested in Newcastle move
Published: May 30, 2010
Newcastle United are struggling to reach an agreement with Manchester City for defender Nedum Onuhoa,Tribalfootball.com reports.Newcastle would also struggle in any bid for Onuhoa, who is thought to have little interest in moving to St James’ Park while his former City colleague Joey Barton is a Newcastle player....
Exclusive:Colombia ready to face Nigeria without FREDY GUARIN
Published: May 30, 2010
After an exhausting and grueling twelve hours of flight that began on Friday night in South Africa and ended Saturday afternoon on British territory,the Colombians are ready to do battle with Nigeria this evening.Colombia set camp in Milton Keynes(an area near London) and today will face their second friendly in less t...
''They have high expectations '' - LAGERBACK
Published: May 30, 2010
Lars Largerback plays his second match with the Nigeria team this evening against Colombia.He spoke to Expresen Newspaper,Sweden on the match.''The result is always very important for us.Many people have high hopes on the team.''We want to go one step further and see if our game has improved.That's what is about now.''...
MIKEL hails LAGERBACK:''He is very purposeful''
Published: May 30, 2010
He is Nigeria's biggest star and plays for Chelsea in England.John Obi Mikel spoke to Swedish Media on his national team coach,Lars Lagerback and the Super Eagles World Cup chances.Mikel is very relaxed and in high spirits as the interview is conducted.''Lagerback is a very good coach and together,we have a good chance...
Flying Eagles are Champions of Egypt Invitational
Published: May 30, 2010
Nigeria's Under-20 team, the Flying Eagles, have emerged champions of an invitational tournament in Egypt when they defeated the hosts 2-0.  Strikers Sani Emmanuel and Omo Ojabu were on target Friday for the Nigerians, who also defeated Togo 1-0 and thrashed Kenya 7-0 during the four-nation tournament.  Niger...
Expect Surprises in Nigeria Squad Announcement
Published: May 30, 2010
There will be a couple of surprises in Nigeria's final 23-man squad for the World Cup, a top team official has disclosed.  “There will be some surprises in the final squad,” said Eagles spokesman Idah Peterside, who admitted that tension is running high among the players as regards the final selection....
CARLTON COLE desperate to remain with West Ham
Published: May 29, 2010
Carlton Cole is desperate for West Ham's owners to go back on their pledge to put him and his team-mates on the open market.Just days after securing survival in the Premier League, co-owner David Sullivan declared that every member of the Hammers squad was for sale - except Player of the Year Scott Parker.Since then As...
LAGERBACK enforces strict security,Swedish journalist chased away
Published: May 29, 2010
Lars Lagerback has kept true to his words of maintaining privacy at the Eagles camp in Essex.The training this afternoon was closed.When a Swedish journalist who works for Expressen newspaper came to catch a glimpse of the Eagles training this afternoon,he was chased away by security details of the team.Daniel Kristoff...
ONYEWU features as USA beat Turkey
Published: May 29, 2010
Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey scored second-half goals, giving the United States a 2-1 exhibition win over Turkey on Saturday in the Americans' last game before leaving for the World Cup.Arda Turan put the Turks ahead in the 27th minute on a counterattack after right back Jonathan Spector was dispossessed upfield.Alt...
DENNIS AOGO helps Germany thump Hungary
Published: May 29, 2010
Germany thumped Hungary 3-0 in a World Cup warm-up Saturday in Budapest.Lukas Podolski converted from the spot in the fifth minute after Hungary’s Sandor Torghelle pulled down Per Mertesacker following a corner kick. Mario Gomez added a goal in the 69th, just minutes after he came on as a substitute, and Cacau ma...
Argentina Update:MARADONA motivates his troops
Published: May 29, 2010
After a tiring journey to South Africa,the Argentina coach,Diego Maradona ordered his troops to the training ground shortly after arrival.The training was held behind closed doors,as expected, and did not give room for spying of the team's tactics.Security is very tight at the campus of the University of Pretoria where...