FESTUS UMANA set for Getafe Trials
Published: November 23, 2010
Ocean Boys right fullback Festus Umana will begin trials at Spanish La Liga side Getafe early next month, according to a report in MTNFootball.com''Umana has not been available for our team because he is getting set for trials in Spain with Getafe,” disclosed Ocean Boys spokesman Eddy Ohis.''According to the play...
ADEBAYOR claims Man City have an agreement with Juventus
Published: November 23, 2010
The Togolese international with roots in nearby Nigeria, Emmanuel Adebayor, has disclosed that Manchester City and Juventus have already reached an agreement for his services.The ex Arsenal forward spoke to Italy's sport daily Corriere dello Sport.''I don't know what I did wrong to Roberto Mancini, but he never makes m...
FC Basel in talks with PETER UTAKA
Published: November 22, 2010
According to sport.ch, FC Basel are in talks with the Nigerian striker Peter Utaka. The 26-year-old now has a market value of  €3.5million and  has been at OB Odense since 2008. Already this season, Utaka, who has a contract until the summer of 2012, has scored seven goals in 16 games.Utaka's agent, Sasc...
MARVIN OGUNJIMI: I survived on Hamburgers
Published: November 22, 2010
Marvin Ogunjimi scored twice last weekend against Charleroi, and his goals gave Racing Genk victory. Last week, the 23-year-old Belgian-Nigerian was on international duty with Belgium, and he said that he was tired after the match with Russia. His striker partner and Belgium international, the hot-in-demand forwar...
NFF Nominate GALADIMA to replace AMOS ADAMU
Published: November 22, 2010
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have nominated former chairman Ibrahim Galadima to seek election into the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), reports MTNFootball.com.This endorsement followed the ouster of Amos Adamu from the executive committees of both CAF and FIFA. Officials inf...
Nigerian Super-Agent, ATTA ANEKE involved in LINDEGAARD's Man Utd Negotiations
Published: November 22, 2010
The 32-year-old Norwegian-Nigerian, Atta Aneke played a prominent role in the capture of Anders Lindegaard by Manchester United, according to press reports in Norway. Aneke was the third person involved in the deal along with Henry Hoff and Bjarne Haagensen. The three of them returned from Manchester on Friday, and it ...
ONUOHA welcomes permanent deal
Published: November 22, 2010
The Anglo-Nigerian defender, Nedum Onuoha would welcome a permanent deal at Sunderland if Manchester City decide to let him go. If City were to dispense of his services, he admits he would seriously consider a permanent move to the Stadium of Light.''Definitely.If City were to sell me, this is definitely a place I woul...
ONOME SODJE:EGUAVOEN will succeed with Olympic Team
Published: November 22, 2010
FK Senica of Slovakia striker Onome Sodje believes Austin Eguavoen can help the national U-23 side attain greater heights if given the coaching job of the Olympic side.“Eguavoen is a very good coach and I believe he will bring his wealth of experience to bear on the U-23 team. He has proved himself at club and na...
SIASIA warned against Bribe
Published: November 22, 2010
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have swung to crack down on bribery and corruption in the Super Eagles by putting in black and white that new Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, will not only be fired, but will be liable to pay out a whooping three million US dollars (over 450 million naira) should it be established he...
DELE ADELEYE: For me all the coaches are good
Published: November 21, 2010
The young Nigerian centre back Dele Adeleye shared his thoughts and impressions after the 18th round of matches in the Ukrainian Championship. Adeleye played all ninety minutes against Lucky Idahor's Tavria, and helped his team to a 2-1 win.Adeleye talked with journos in the mixed zone area after the match on Sunday af...
Midfield role for JOSEPH YOBO
Published: November 21, 2010
The Fenerbahce coach, Aykut Kocaman, is making an interesting decision for the game with Bucaspor on Monday. The Nigerian skipper, Joseph Yobo will be drafted into a midfield role.In the Super Lig, Yobo has caught the eye with flawless displays in the heart of the Fener defense. However, against second placed Bucaspor ...
EMENIKE can't be transferred in January
Published: November 21, 2010
The Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike, who has taken the Turkish Super Lig by storm will not be transferred in January, according to a report in kartalbakisi.com. However, it was agreed that the striker will leave the club at the end of the season.This week, one of the glamorous Istanbul clubs, Besiktas have launched a...
ONWUEKELU:Things are now back to normal at FC Brussels
Published: November 21, 2010
Things are now calm at Belgian second division club FC Brussels, says the Nigerian striker Onyeka Onwuekelu. Last weekend, Onwuekelu's teammates engaged in a scuffle after the disappointing 2-3 loss to Lommel United.On Saturday, the 24-year-old scored his first goal in the league as FC Brussels played an entertaining 4...
OLISEH:The turning point was the dismissal of SEMBERAS
Published: November 21, 2010
CSKA Moscow defeated Spartak Moskow 3-1 in the penultimate round of matches in the Russian Championship on Saturday to cement their second place position in the standings. The Liberian international Sekou Oliseh, who plays with a Nigerian passport says the victory was because of the dismissal of his teammate - Deividas...
TAYE TAIWO still in Limbo
Published: November 20, 2010
Out of contract with French Champions Marseille next summer, the Nigeria left back Taye Taiwo could leave the club or not. Taiwo does not know what the future holds. ''The president told me it was a good time to talk, but with a game every three days, I prefer to think only of football. We will see later, '' says Taiwo...