Agent OBI:The best is yet to come
Published: November 17, 2010
Renzo Contratto, the manager of the Nigerian super teen Joel Obi says Inter Milan have not seen the best of his ward, and says the fun is only about to begin.In the Italian media, Joel Obi (19 years) has already been taken as the discovery of the season so far.''I am sorry for him that he stumbled upon this muscle inju...
West Ham want to retain VICTOR OBINNA
Published: November 17, 2010
West Ham are not having a good season, but there is a positive note:Victor Obinna, the Nigerian striker, on loan from Inter Milan to the Hammers in the summer  is doing well and West Ham are thinking seriously about buying him outright at the end of the season.According to a report in the UK edition of the Daily S...
ODUAMADI and ONYEWU may be traded to Cagliari
Published: November 17, 2010
As reported by Corriere dello Sport(Italy's second highest selling sports daily), there is huge probability that Cagliari's striker Alessandro Matri will be at AC Milan as early as January. Matri (26 years) is needed by Milan to feel the vacuum left by Pippo Inzaghi, who may have been ruled out of action for the rest o...
Russia Beckons for YINKA ADEDEJI
Published: November 17, 2010
Former Nigeria youth international Yinka Adedeji (25 years) is set move to Russia, reports MTNFootball.com.Adedji  joined Pyunik in mid-season on loan from Sunshine Stars of Akure and played 19 matches in his new role at left back.Pyunik retained the Armenian league title at the weekend following a 1-0 win away at...
CHIDI ODIAH travels to Germany for Shoulder Surgery
Published: November 16, 2010
Nigeria international and CSKA Moscow defender Chidi Odiah will travel to Germany in the coming days to undergo surgery on his right shoulder. The injury has troubled Odiah all through the season, but recently it became more worrisome, even when he was not playing regularly for the side. So the surgeons have to correct...
GEORGE FINIDI will be presented on Wednesday
Published: November 16, 2010
Finidi George's presentation as the Director of International Football of Real Betis Balompié will be held on Wednesday at 13:00 at the official club store located in the stadium.The ceremony will be held after the morning's training session.According to the official website of Real Betis, as has been done with ...
Official:CHIBUZOR CHILAKA joins GABRIEL OWOLABI at Bradford Park
Published: November 16, 2010
The Anglo-Nigerian striker Chibuzor Chilaka has joined Northern Premier League Premier Division club Bradford Park Avenue on loan from city neighbours Bradford City. Bradford Park play in the seventh tier of English football.Chilaka is expected to stay at his new club until December 12, 2010. The powerhouse forward cou...
MAGNUS OKUONGHAE hoping for home comfort
Published: November 16, 2010
Magnus Okuonghae is hoping for some home comfort after Colchester United's unbeaten away league record bit the dust.Colchester lost for the first time on their travels in npower League One when they went down 2-1 at Swindon Town last weekend.Okuonghae told the Gazette: “We have three home games in a row now, whic...
DESCHAMPS can count on TAIWO this week
Published: November 16, 2010
Contrary to what was expected, Taye Taiwo did not travel to Iran for the friendly game which has been canceled. According to French media reports, Taiwo was due to join the Super Eagles on Tuesday. The Nigeria left back thus remained in Marseille, and Didier Deschamps can count on him this week. On Tuesday morning, he ...
EMMANUEL EMENIKE second most efficient striker in Turkey
Published: November 16, 2010
Top football website Imscouting has done its ranking of all the players and goal scorers in the Turkish League. The Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike (23 years) got high marks as expected, and was listed with the likes of ex Liverpool man Milan Baros, Bobo, Mamdou Niang, Jaja Coelho and Andre Moritz, as the best foreig...
Iran FA Sends Letter to NFF for Compo Payment
Published: November 16, 2010
The Director of International Committee of Iran Football Federation (IFF) Abbas Torabian said on Tuesday Nigeria is to pay compensation to Iran following cancellation of its friendly match against the country."We sent a letter to Nigerian Football Federation and claimed compensation after the match was cancelled unilat...
EMMANUEL UKPAI leaving Esbjerg
Published: November 16, 2010
The contract of the Nigerian forward Emmanuel Ukpai (23 years) expires year end at Danish Super league side Esbjerg. His contract won't be renewed, so he must now look for a new club.Ukpai was very prolific in the colours of ølstykke FC, where he scored 22 goals in 46 appearances. In January 2008, he moved to Es...
Bari join suitors for STEFANO OKAKA
Published: November 16, 2010
Serie A side Bari are interested in the Roma striker Stefano Okaka (21 years), and a transfer could be done as soon as January. The negotiations for Okaka has already started and it was specifically requested for by the coach of Bari, Giampiero Ventura. The deal could result in a loan deal and a right of redemption for...
NPL Hammer Falls on Niger Tornadoes
Published: November 16, 2010
The Nigeria Premier League has placed a hefty fine of One Million Naira Only {N1,000,000.00} on Niger Tornadoes after their first and second goalkeeper wore National team jersey  in a week two match involving Heartland, thereby violating Article 1.6 {1} of the rules and regulations governing the Premier League.The...
SAMSON SIASIA: I did not ask MIKEL OBI to quit Chelsea!
Published: November 16, 2010
Super Eagles head coach, Samson Siasia has denied asking John Mikel Obi to quit Chelsea football club of England in order to regain his attacking attributes, The Nation quoting local media sources reports on its website.The newly appointed Nigerian senior national team handler revealed that at no point did he make such...