Atletico seek other alternatives to TAIWO
Published: July 08, 2010
Atletico are losing patience with Marseille concerning the transfer of Taye Taiwo and are looking for alternatives.The Colchoneros are now tracking the Lyon defender,Anthony Reveillere.Anthony Reveillere was in the French selection to the World Cup, as an understudy to the Arsenal player,Bakary Sagna,and has been c...
Sports Minister tells NFF to be transparent
Published: July 08, 2010
Honourable Minister/Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Hon. Ibrahim Isa Bio on Wednesday charged the new leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation to make transparency and accountability their watchwords, while retaining focus on the things that must be done to get Nigeria back to winning ways in the game....
Pompey opt out of Reserve League
Published: July 08, 2010
Pompey will not compete in a reserve league next season in order to concentrate resources on the first team. The Blues were entitled to compete in a regional division of the Totesport.com Combination, against Football League and non-league sides. But Pompey will instead play selected behind-closed-doors frien...
GYAN may leave APAM at Rennes
Published: July 08, 2010
Sunderland are moving for Rennes striker Asamoah Gyan,reports TribalFootball.Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has a healthy summer budget and could match Rennes’ £7million valuation of Gyan.Bruce is still hopeful he can secure a deal for Gyan’s Ghana captain John Mensah, who has been linked with a move ...
MANASEH ISHIAKU hits an all time low,wanted in Azerbaijan
Published: July 08, 2010
 Manaseh Ishiaku arrived FC Cologne on a high but there has been a change in his circumstances.In the summer of 2008,Cologne paid MSV Duisburg € 2.5 million for Ishiaku.Today,Ishiaku has lost his value completely.In his two years with Cologne,Ishiaku managed only one goal in 28 matches for the German outfit...
Falconets depart for Germany
Published: July 08, 2010
THE national U-20 women’s team, Falconets are the immediate beneficiaries of last Monday’s review of the Federal Government’s earlier decision to withdraw Nigerian national teams from international football competitions, as the team flew out to Germany on Wednesday for this year’s FIFA U-20 Wome...
Exclusive:VICTOR OBINNA interesting Lazio
Published: July 08, 2010
According to Italian media reports,Lazio are interested in the Nigerian striker,Victor Obinna.After missing out on a deal to sign the Ghanaian international,Kevin-Prince Boateng,Lazio are now concentrating their efforts to secure the signature of Victor Obinna who is back in Inter Milan after his loan deal with Malaga ...
USA and LAGERBACK?
Published: July 07, 2010
As other countries compete for the World Cup title, U.S. Soccer is reflecting on its own performance. With enabling fortune from the draw, the team could and perhaps should have gone farther in this tournament. This predominant thought should see Bob Bradley dropped as Men’s National Team coach.The caveat “...
Official:OBASI out for eight weeks
Published: July 07, 2010
The Nigeria international,Chinedu Obasi will be out of action for at least eight weeks,TSG Hoffenheim have announced in a statement.After Obasi returned from World Cup duty with Nigeria,he was tested by the club doctors who certified him okay.But further tests carried out revealed that the Nigerian is suffering from a ...
KING OSAGA scores for Etoile Du Sahel against OGC Nice
Published: July 07, 2010
World Champion with the Golden Eaglets in 2007,King Osanga is still firing on all cylinders.This afternoon,Etoile Du Sahel played OGC Nice in a friendly in Albertville,South Eastern France.And the game finished 1-1.King Osanga had the honour of opening the scores as early as the 6th minute with a shot inside the eighte...
Exclusive:Lille approach Lokomotiv for OSAZE ODEMWINGIE
Published: July 07, 2010
Nigeria World Cup star,Osaze Odemwingie is wanted by French Ligue 1 side,Lille.But Lyon are also interested in him to partner the France international,Bafe Gomis in attack.Osaze is desperate to leave the Russian league,specifically Lokomotiv Moscow who spent a lot of money on his transfer from the French League.Lille m...
Mixed fortunes for Nigerians in Norwegian Cup as OBIEFULE sees red
Published: July 07, 2010
It was a disappointing evening for some of the Nigerians left in the Norwegian NM Cup on Wednesday.The Nigeria international,Paul Obiefule got sent off in the 77th minute as his team Honefoss lost 1-5 to Odd Grenland.Canada 2007 star,Chukwuma Akabueze known as Chris Bentley these days, scored in the 90th minute of the ...
Enyimba win Premier League title
Published: July 07, 2010
Enyimba of Aba has equalled Rangers of Enugu record of six league titles after beating Kano Pillars in Aba,reports npl.com.ng.The Aba side defeated Kano Pillars 2-1 in a very entertaining game at the Aba Township Stadium.Enyimba got the two goals through a 38th minute drive by Osas Idehen, while Josiah Maduabuchi tucke...
IKE OPARA on target as Earthquakes share the spoils with DC United
Published: July 07, 2010
Andy Najar scored in the 54th minute to help D.C. United tie 1-1 with the San Jose Earthquakes in the latest round of matches in the MLS.San Jose rookie Ike Opara put the Earthquakes up in the 16th minute, cleaning up a deflection after San Jose's Ramiro Corrales and D.C. United's Juan Manuel Pena battled for a cor...
MARTINS: "The disappointment is massive"
Published: July 07, 2010
He was the first VfL Wolfsburg player to make a start in the World Cup – and was then also the first to be eliminated from the competition. Although for Obafemi Martins and Nigeria, just one goal was between themselves and progression at the end of the final group game, the disappointment of their World Cup exit,...