No Fiorentina and Roma deal for EBOUE
Published: October 16, 2010
In the summer, he had been courted by so many clubs, including Roma and Fiorentina. But Ivory Coast international and Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Eboue insists he is happy at his London club.''I will not move away from here. I am still happy to play at Arsenal. ''I am one of the players who have been here for a long ti...
LUKAKU: My only priority is Anderlecht
Published: October 16, 2010
In recent days, the Nigeria international striker Michael Eneramo has been linked with a move to 30-time Belgian champions, Anderlecht, as a replacement for the Belgium wonderkid Romelu Lukaku. The latest interest for the striker is coming from London club Tottenham Hotspur. Now the 17-year-old Lukaku has come out to d...
MARTINS scores first goal in open play for Rubin Kazan
Published: October 16, 2010
In the 24th round of matches in the Russian championship, Rubin Kazan defeated a strong willed FC Rostov (2-1). The Nigeria international, Obafemi Martins, scored his first goal for the club in open play, as early as the 12th minute. But Rubin stay six points off pacesetters  Zenit. St. Petersburg.In the last roun...
YAKUBU Speaks on Super Eagles, KESHI and Everton
Published: October 16, 2010
Everton Star, Yakubu Aiyegbeni speaks on his recent snub by the national handlers, Stephen Keshi and his club's slow start to the season.How would you describe Everton’s poor start in the EPL this season?Well, we always start very slowly after which we pick up later. We are not under any pressure because we have ...
VICTOR AGALI scores brace for Jiangsu Sainty
Published: October 16, 2010
The Nigeria international Victor Okechukwu Agali scored a brace for his Chinese Super league club. Jiangsu Sainty as they. defeated Chongqing Lifan 3-0.Agali ran riot in a three-minute spell in the second half, scoring in the 57th and 60th minute. It was his fourth and fifth goal in the league for Jiangsu Sainty, who a...
KAKUTA may leave MIKEL at Chelsea
Published: October 16, 2010
Heralded as the future star of French football, Gael Kakuta could make his return to France. The 19-year-old trained at Lens before he was snapped up by Chelsea. Because of competition for places in the Chelsea squad, he can not claim a starting spot, Anelka and Drogba are already well established on the front of the B...
CSKA Moscow leave ODIAH out
Published: October 16, 2010
CSKA Moscow left for Grozny for the 24th round of matches without the Nigeria right back Chidi Odiah. The coach has named an 18-man squad for the trip, and left out Chidi Odiah and Elver Rahimic, who remain to work in Moscow.Most of the players of the army team returned to the club in bad mood, as they lost playing wit...
BABAJIDE COLLINS:I do not understand Russian
Published: October 15, 2010
The Nigerian striker, Babajide Collins, after the 24th round of matches in the Russian championship with Spartak Moscow on Friday evening said his team did not deserve such a big defeat. Alania were hammered 0-3 by the home team. Collins said he did not understand the half time pep talk given by the Alania coach becaus...
DIXON ETUHU out for Fulham
Published: October 15, 2010
Dixon Etuhu has not been named in the Fulham squad to face Tottenham tomorrow in a big London derby.The Anglo-Nigerian missed Nigeria's clash with Guinea last Sunday , raising doubts about his commitments to the national cause. But allnigeriasoccer.com can reveal that Etuhu is out with an ankle complaint. And he is exp...
NEDUM ONUOHA could move to Sunderland on a permanent deal
Published: October 15, 2010
Nedum Onuoha would give serious thought to a permanent move to Sunderland.He has been an automatic choice at right-back this season since his summer loan move from Manchester City, and he is enjoying playing regularly on Wearside.But he admits he has no idea of whether his long-term future will lie at the Stadium of Li...
AJILORE's Groningen future bleak
Published: October 15, 2010
FC Groningen coach Peter Huistra will have to do without the Nigeria international Femi Ajilore for this weekend's northern derby with Heerenveen. The midfielder is undergoing rehabilitation from a hamstring injury and misses the home game.The Groningen coach has named a 20-man squad for the party, which will be reduce...
KALU UCHE returns from Guinea in top form
Published: October 15, 2010
When Kalu Uche wants to have fun, he could be very distracting to anyone. On Thursday, the Almeria coach Lillo decided to have a special training with the strikers, and Uche was in his element. The Nigeria world cup star has returned from Guinea, where he played for Nigeria, with batteries charged, without symptoms of ...
ODEMWINGIE losing Fitness Race
Published: October 15, 2010
West Brom's gaffer, Roberto Di Matteo, has put Marc-Antoine Fortuné on standby for tomorrow’s game at Manchester United.Osaze Odemwingie is struggling to shake off a knee injury sustained in Albion’s draw against Bolton a fortnight ago.Di Matteo will give the ex-Lokomotiv Moscow striker until today t...
ISSA HAYATOU Collapses at FIFA Conference
Published: October 15, 2010
African Football Confederation president Issa Hayatou was recovering in hospital on Friday after collapsing at the FIFA-CAF World Cup conference in Cairo.Hayatou, 64, fainted during a closed session late Thursday and was taken to hospital in the Egyptian capital for tests. He was kept in overnight for observation.&ldqu...
AHMED MUSA gets Work Permit.....To make league debut next weekend
Published: October 15, 2010
The Nigerian super-teen Ahmed Musa will arrive in VVV Venlo next week to begin a new adventure in his career.The candles on the cake have been blown out. The KNVB has issued the ex Kano Pillars forward with a work permit, allnigeriasoccer.com can reveal.Musa is expected to take the next available plane to Holland once ...