Exclusive:Enugu Rangers to trouser =N=190Million from APAM deal
Published: June 16, 2010
Negotiations between OGC Nice and Rennes for the transfer of the Nigeria defender,Onyekachi Apam continued yesterday.An official of OGC Nice,Patrick Governatori says they hope to reach a compromise for one of the longest transfer sagas of the summer soon.''Rennes have not improved their offer of €3.5Million and we...
Fan dies celebrating Black Stars Victory
Published: June 16, 2010
A Ghanaian football fan has died of the injuries he sustained in an accident while celebrating Sunday's 1-0 victory of the national football team, the Black Stars, over Serbia in the 2010 World Cup.The state-owned Daily Graphic reported on Tuesday that the fan lost control of his motor cycle while celebrating the victo...
Ex Leventis United Super-Administrator JOHN MASTOROUDES backing Nigeria to beat Greece
Published: June 16, 2010
A member of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Super Eagles' 2010 World Cup campaign, John Mastoroudes, has urged the Nigerian team to go ahead and upstage his ancestral home, Greece, in Thursday's crucial Group B clash in Bloemfontein.Mastoroudes, a Greek by birth, said he is more Nigerian than Greek as he was b...
FG passionate about Super Eagles - President Goodluck Jonathan
Published: June 15, 2010
President Goodluck Jonathan says the Federal Government is passionate about the Super Eagles, charging them to strive to go beyond the first round of the World Cup in South Africa.Jonathan spoke through the Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Alhaji Sadiq Mohammed, at the inauguration on Monday of th...
Greece Update:Greece to play 3-4-3 against Nigeria
Published: June 15, 2010
Based on the training session held today by the Greek national team,they plan to play a 3-4-3 formation against Nigeria on Thursday.Otto Rehhagel is to play with three flat defenders-Moras,Kyrgiakos and Avraam Papadopoulos.Alexandros Tzorvas gets his place in goal.Torosidis,the new golden boy of Greece football, who ha...
Nigeria will beat Greece 2-1 - SANI KAITA
Published: June 15, 2010
Nigeria international,Sani Kaita has told Greek radio station,NovaSPOR Fm 94.6 that the Super Eagles will beat Greece 2-1 on Thursday when both teams clash at Bloemfontein in a make or mar match.''We lost the first match against Argentina and we are winning at all costs against Greece,'' began the player who has indica...
FASHANU's pal,EARLE axed from tv job after passing World Cup tickets to Models
Published: June 15, 2010
World Cup pundit Robbie Earle and former teammate to John Fashanu at Wimbledon has been axed from his position on ITV after tickets for matches in South Africa were found to have been used for 'unauthorised purposes'.The broadcaster said a 'substantial number' of tickets, which were for Earle's friends and family, had ...
Man Yoo reject,TOSIC joins ODIAH at CSKA Moscow
Published: June 15, 2010
Serbian international Zoran Tosic has left Manchester United for CSKA Moscow for an undisclosed fee, reports BBC Sport.The winger arrived at United for £7m from Partizan Belgrade in January 2009.However, he made just five first-team appearances before being loaned to Bundesliga side FC Cologne for the second half...
Somali football fans executed for watching Nigeria-Argentina match
Published: June 15, 2010
Two Somali football fans have been killed by Islamic militants after being caught watching World Cup matches. The deaths happened on Saturday near the capital Mogadishu when members of the Hizbul Islam group stormed a house where people were watching Nigeria play Argentina. A further 10 people were arrest...
We must focus against Greece - YAKUBU
Published: June 15, 2010
Yakubu says Nigeria must put their World Cup opening defeat behind them if they are to beat Greece on Thursday.   The Everton striker played a full 90 minutes in the Super Eagles' 1-0 defeat to Argentina in their opening match on Saturday, with a win over the Greeks almost essential to keeping their hopes of ...
Training starts next week for Club Brugge want away attacker,JOSEPH AKPALA
Published: June 15, 2010
The league fixtures for the Jupiler League 2010-2011 season have been released.The season starts with an away game for Club Brugge's want away attacker,Joseph Akpala at Kortrijk on July 31.Brugge have also announced the start of pre-season training which begins on June 21.Before then all the players will undergo physic...
Transformation ahead of Nigeria game is not possible - TOROSIDIS
Published: June 15, 2010
Greece defender Vassilis Torosidis played down the prospect of his country's revival at the World Cup on Tuesday, saying a "transformation" ahead of the key match against Nigeria is not possible.The Greeks, making their second World Cup appearance and still chasing their first goal, lost their opening game 2-0 to South...
Lawyer ,OSCAR RUIZ who sued CARLOS VALDERRAMA appointed to 'judge' Nigeria-Greece match
Published: June 15, 2010
Julio Oscar Ruiz Acosta has been appointed as the match referee for the Nigeria-Greece game on Thursday,June 17 in Bloemfontein.The 41 year old lawyer from Colombia who lectures at a University also officiated during the 2002 and 2006 World Cups.He has also refereed at the Copa America and the Confederations Cup.He wil...
PETER UTAKA to meet Esbjerg in first match of new season
Published: June 15, 2010
The new Danish season starts in mid July and Peter Utaka's OB Odense are away at Tre-For Park against Esbjerg in their first match of the new season on July 18.After that is a home game against Randers the following Sunday.The big clash with 2009-2010 league Champions,FC Copenhagen is on August 8 at Fiona Park.The seas...
I was tired in the second half - CHINEDU OBASI
Published: June 15, 2010
Most of the World Cup teams chose to train at high altitude prior to the Mundial.But allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Lagerback rejected the arrangement of the Eagles camping at high altitude.The Eagles trained in London before moving to Richards Bay,zero metres above sea level.This is despite the fact the first m...