LAGERBACK wants high tempo game
Published: May 25, 2010
Nigeria's Super Eagles have been directed to play a high tempo game under Lars Lagerback, starting from Tuesday's international friendly against Saudi Arabia. From his very first training session, the Swede has emphasised the virtues of quick movement and finding the penetrating pass behind the defence. "From the ...
Eagles to hit South Africa in Private Jet
Published: May 25, 2010
The Nigerian Super Eagles will hit Durban, South Africa on May 31 in a branded private jet which the Nigeria Football Federation have chartered for a whopping $150,000 (about N23 million). General Secretary of the Federation, Dr Bolaji Ojo-Oba said that the football house was wary of any distraction that may hinder the...
''The World Cup is the culmination of a player's career'' - HARUNA LUKMAN
Published: May 25, 2010
AS Monaco of France Midfielder Haruna Lukman admits he is aiming to give his best to Coach Lars Lagerback, as the Super Eagles gear up for the SA 2010 World Cup in London."The World Cup is the culmination of a player's career. Getting into the national team is the maximum, the most a player can ask for," he said to Spo...
ODION IGHALO in celebration mood as team promoted
Published: May 25, 2010
Some 10,000 fans gathered outside the City Centre in Granda to celebrate Granada's promotion to the Segunda division(second division) yesterday.On Sunday,thousands of people watched the match that gave the Andalusian club promotion from giant television screens placed in strategic locations in the city.Granada lost the...
NFF pay $250,000 for Eagles camp in England
Published: May 24, 2010
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have disclosed that the Super Eagles accommodation at the Five Lakes Hotel and Country Club in Essex have cost the federation N38 million for the 10 days the team will camp there.The accommodation was paid for before the Eagles arrived on Saturday.The prompt payment of the Eagles c...
New coach for AOGO's Hamburg
Published: May 24, 2010
The Geraman international of Nigeria descent,Dennis Aogo has a new coach.Hamburg said late Monday that Armin Veh has signed a two-year contract to coach the clubVeh won the Bundesliga championship with Stuttgart in 2007. He also coached Wolfsburg as successor to Felix Magath after the club's first Bundesliga title but ...
Argentina dominant in 5-0 whitewash of Canada
Published: May 24, 2010
Diego Maradona's Argentina slaughtered Canada 5-0 in Buenos Aires, despite the absence of FIFA World Player Lionel Messi.Messi sat out the game with a pulled muscle in his left leg and, in his absences, his compatriots turned on the style.Maxi Rodriguez scored the first two goals against feeble Canada, then Angel Di Ma...
Nigeria-Colombia friendly update:LUTON TOWN is new venue
Published: May 24, 2010
After a gale of confusion in the last 24 hours,allnigeriasoccer can report the Nigeria Football Federation has reacted swiftly in finding an alternative venue for the Nigeria-Colombia friendly.The match will now be played at Luton Town stadium.The ground has a capacity of 10,226 and is home to Luton Town who play in th...
Argentina will fall - CHINEDU OBASI
Published: May 24, 2010
Chinedu Obasi has granted an interview to SportsDay on Argentina and Lionel Messi’s invisibility. He also predicted that the Super Eagles will go beyond the first round.''Honestly, I want to be believe that the team is gearing up for the big task ahead. We know we have not played any match since the Nations Cup i...
Raft of names in frame for Portsmouth job
Published: May 24, 2010
Brendan Rodgers has emerged as a contender for the Portsmouth  manager’s job, Tribalfootball.com quoting the news is reporting on its website.And first-team coach Paul Groves has ruled himself out of the running.Administrator Andrew Andronikou revealed the Blues have already received half a dozen application...
''APAM will be fit for World Cup'' - LAGERBACK
Published: May 24, 2010
Super Eagles coach, Lars Lagerback has assured that OGC Nice of France defender, Onyekachi Apam will be fit for the World Cup finals after concerns about a minor knee injury he is suffering from.The Swede-born tactician told Complete Sports that the former Rangers of Enugu centre back will bounce back from the setback ...
Official:Nigeria-Colombia friendly canceled - West Ham Statement
Published: May 24, 2010
West Ham United is reporting on its website that the proposed friendly between Nigeria and Colombia on Sunday has been called off.''Following discussions between West Ham United, the match agent and local agencies on Monday morning, West Ham United can confirm that Sunday's proposed international friendly between N...
''How i wish i was with the Eagles'' - MICHAEL ODIBE
Published: May 24, 2010
Siena star,Michael Odibe has revealed to allnigeriasoccer.com in an exclusive interview on his plans for next season and his regrets for not making the Eagles 30 man roster.''I want to thank God for his mercies,for his blessings upon my life and career.It is true Siena have been relegated but my manager is working on s...
TAIWO loses teammate as MORIENTES set for Marseille exit
Published: May 24, 2010
Former Real Madrid star,Fernando Morientes is nearing the exit door at French Champions,Marseille according to La Provence and news from the Turkish press.Morientes was seldom used last season at the French Champions and scored only one goal. We gathered that they'v been contacts between Morientes and Turkish giants,Ga...
More misery for JOSEPH YOBO as Everton chase Hoffenheim defender
Published: May 24, 2010
Joseph Yobo's stay at Everton is looking sketchier every passing day.The latest news from England is that Everton is interested in signing the Hoffeheim defender,Isaac Vorsah.The 21 year Ghanaian defender voted 'Ghana Defender of the Year' in 2007 wants a move to the Premiership.Everton,Sunderland and Blackburn have be...