KELVIN ETUHU to be axed by Manchester City - Report
Published: May 27, 2010
Roberto Mancini,the Manchester City gaffer is keen to clear the bloated squad he inherited at the club and has penciled down several names to be shown the exit door including the Nigerian,Kelvin Etuhu.Mancini will listen to offers for Jo,Martin Petrov,Felipe Caicedo, Valeri Bojinov,Benjani and Kelvin Etuhu.Parma are in...
''Young or Not,Quality decides'' - DENNIS AOGO
Published: May 27, 2010
Dennis Aogo has been named in the provisional German squad.In this interview with Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung ,Aogo speaks in the Germany training camp in South Tirol about the curse of the number six and the new coach of Hamburg.''I have never heard of the number six curse to be honest.I don't think much of those m...
Closed Doors for Nigeria-Colombia friendly
Published: May 27, 2010
Milton Keynes stadium can confirm that the ground is hosting the Nigeria-Colombia friendly on Sunday,after initial doubts by the club,who failed to reply to our email enquiries confirming the tie.The club have confirmed in a statement released that the match is taking place on Sunday.''The Club is delighted to confirm ...
BETTER GAMES OR RESIGN NOW,Swedish Media to Lagerback
Published: May 27, 2010
Lars Lagerback is facing a lot of stick after the 0-0 draw with Asian powerhouse,Saudi Arabia,in his debut match with Nigeria.News from Lagerback's homeland,Sweden, is that he risks facing the sack before the World Cup if the Eagles don't improve against Colombia on Sunday.''The performance of the team was so bad.He is...
I am not afraid of Nigeria - Greece dangerman
Published: May 27, 2010
Theofanis Gekas,the most outstanding striker in the Greece squad says he is not afraid of the Super Eagles of Nigeria.The Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany man was top scorer for Greece in the qualifiers with 10 goals.''Argentina are one of the favourites for the World Cup,same with Spain and Brazil.''We have a tough grou...
Argentina Update:MESSI back on the training ground
Published: May 27, 2010
La Selección, Argentina carried out a new practice on the grounds of Ezeiza yesterday, the penultimate day of training before embarking on the trip to Pretoria today, where they await the start of the next World Cup. The novelty of the test, which again was held in the afternoon, was the presence of Lionel Messi...
Super Eagles form against Saudis worries Nigerians
Published: May 27, 2010
Nigerian fans are unimpressed by the performance of their national team, the Super Eagles, against Saudi Arabia Tuesday in Austria, in an international friendly which ended goalless.It was the first match played by the team under coach Lars Lagerback, who took over from Shaibu Amodu after the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations...
Colombia match against Bafana,a sell-out
Published: May 27, 2010
The South African Football Association announced on Wednesday night that all 75 000 tickets for Thursday night's friendly international between Bafana Bafana and Colombia at the new Soccer City have been sold out.The match is part of Bafana head coach Carlos Alberto Parreira's World Cup preparations.SAFA CEO Leslie Sed...
It's time to move to England - OSAZE ODEMWINGIE
Published: May 27, 2010
Osaze Odemwingie has told KickoffNigeria that the time is ripe for him to make a switch to the Premiership.''Locco'' has a year left on his current contract with Lokomotiv which he doesn't plan to renew.''I think I am ripe enough now as a player to move to England. I am more experienced now, a better player.''I canno...
YAKUBU Update:Everton turn down £5m offer
Published: May 27, 2010
West Ham have had a £5million offer for Everton striker Yakubu turned down.West Ham's interest earlier this month and they have made the first step in testing Everton's resolve - only to be rebuffed,the Daily Mail reportsGoodison manager David Moyes has limited funds and is keen on Manchester City's Craig Bellamy...
DAVID AMOO offered new Liverpool deal
Published: May 27, 2010
Exciting Liverpool  winger David Amoo is among several Reds youngsters to be offered new contracts.Amoo, Sean Highdale, Steven Irwin, Alex Kacaniklic and Andras Simon have all been tabled fresh terms by Liverpool.Liverpool reserves coach John McMahon is set to build his team next season around the quintet.The most...
MIKEL to join Eagles today
Published: May 27, 2010
Fit-again Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel will join up with the rest of his Super Eagles team-mates at their pre-World Cup camp on Thursday night upon conclusion of his rehabilitation programme.The versatile midfielder missed Chelsea’s last four Premier League games as well as their FA Cup final win over Portsm...
Nigeria was a mistake - SVEN GORAN ERIKSSON
Published: May 26, 2010
Nigeria chose Lagerback out of the two Swedes vying for the vacant managerial position in February.Eriksson says he regrets the decision of applying for the Nigeria job.''I regret that i went there.It was a mistake,''Eriksson told our source.Sven-Goran Eriksson will lead the Ivory Coast to the World Cup but he was also...
YAKUBU agrees to join West Ham-Report
Published: May 26, 2010
Avram Grant will make Yakubu  his first major signing when he is appointed West Ham United manager, Goal.com UK understands.Upton Park sources say Grant’s switch from Portsmouth is “99 per cent” completed and he will be appointed on either Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, assuming that there ar...
How Eagles Rated against Saudi Arabia
Published: May 26, 2010
Austin Ejide: After much criticisms regarding his fitness,he answered his critics with a commanding performance.The only sour point in his game  was that he failed to initiate attacks on time by releasing the ball more quickly.Two very impressive saves in the match.Rating : 8/10Verdict:FINAL 23Terna Suswan:Largely...