NAVINA OMILADE extends contract with Wolfsburg
Published: September 24, 2010
The German female national team player with Nigerian roots Navina Omilade has extended her contract with VfLWolfsburg for another two years, until the summer of 2013.''I have decided early on for two more years at VfL, since I absolutely feel comfortable here.Our team is constantly developing further and I want to do m...
MIEKL praises Chelsea's Attack
Published: September 24, 2010
Chelsea's scoring power has Premier League defences running scared, says the Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel.Mikel is warning that any defender facing Chelsea must be running scared after the Blues scored 21 goals in their opening five league games. "If I was a defender playing against Chelsea, I would be very s...
ODEMWINGIE targets Europe with West Brom
Published: September 24, 2010
The Nigeria international striker Osaze Odemwingie has targeted Europe with West Brom at the end of the season.Odemwingie is experiencing a new lease of life since he joined the modest club from Lokomotiv Moscow.He said: "There is strength in the squad and we can definitely look forward to staying in the Premier League...
Viktoria FC star, OYEWALE wants to play for Flying Eagles
Published: September 24, 2010
Former Spain’s Torredemar FC playmaker, Tunji Oyewale who is now making waves in Viktoria FC, Denmark has now expressed his wishes to play for the national team.The sleekly midfielder on joining the Danish side in July this year has appeared nine times for the Copenhagen based side, scoring 4 goals and making man...
CAF Appoints AMRANI as Secretary General
Published: September 23, 2010
The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football has appointed Hicham El Amrani, Secretary General of the body. El Amrani will be serving on the interim basis after the departure of Mustapha Fahmy to FIFA where he is Director of Competitions. The decision is expected to take effect as from October 1, 20...
ANGELO OGBONNA interesting Arsenal
Published: September 23, 2010
According to a report in clubcall.com, Arsene Wenger is being linked with Torino defender Angelo Ogbonna as he continues to look to strengthen his squad.The Italian Under-21 international has caught Wenger's eye and, despite adding to his ranks over the summer, the Gunners boss has made it clear he would like to make f...
Newcastle Coach singles out AMEOBI
Published: September 23, 2010
Chris Hughton singled out two-goal hero Shola Ameobi after his Newcastle side dumped Chelsea out of the Carling Cup in a seven-goal thriller at Stamford Bridge.Hughton held back special praise for two-goal hero Ameobi."Shola showed why he is still at this football club," Hughton was quoted as saying by bet365.com."He h...
Not a fairytale Debut for DICKSON NWAKAEME
Published: September 23, 2010
Dickson Nwakaeme debuted yesterday for his new club Aalborg BK in the cup victory over Næstved. It was not a fairytale debut for the young Nigerian forward.According to Danish media reports, he was so weak in the first half and the AaB coach Magnus Pehrsson thought of replacing him after the interval.''I think he...
NPL's top free agents of off-season window
Published: September 23, 2010
As the transfer window continues to heat up before the start of the Nigeria Premier League campaign for the 2010/2011 season, a number of players are out of contract with their various clubs ahead of the coming campaign of Nigeria’s top-flight division. There are a host of decent free agents in the off-season tra...
Title loss still haunts Kano Pillars
Published: September 23, 2010
Several weeks after losing the Nigeria Premier League title to Enyimba by four points last season, head coach of Kano Pillars, Salisu Yusuf, is still pained by missing out on the opportunity of leading his side to only a second Nigerian league triumph.Yusuf explained that he felt disappointed that Kano Pillars was clos...
Two Nigerian Referees Pass Away
Published: September 23, 2010
Two Nigerian referees slumped and died in Abuja on Wednesday during the Nigerian Referees Association's fitness testing programme, KickOffNigeria.com is reporting on its website.NFF Acting General Secretary Musa Amadu gave the names of the late referees as Oyetola Olatunde, a national league referee from Oyo State and ...
I'm vindicated by Heartland's Exit - EMETEOLE
Published: September 23, 2010
Erstwhile Heartland head coach, Kelechi Emeteole, has described the team’s ouster in the ongoing CAF Champions League as a vindication of the unfair manner he was deposed by the club management. The former national Beach Soccer coach who guided the Naze Millionaires to last year’s final and second place fin...
Dolphin top stars go missing
Published: September 23, 2010
Over a dozen of influential players of Nigeria Premier League (NPL) side, Dolphin Football Club, stayed away from Tuesday’s pre-season programme of the side at the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt.Spokesman of the club, China Acheru, told SuperSport.com from the team’s base that only 14 players from the 30...
ADEBAYOR to set up TV and Radio Station in Ghana
Published: September 22, 2010
Manchester City striker and Togo player with Nigerian roots Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor will soon set up a new radio and television station in Ghana, Daily Guide reports.The station, which will be located in Accra and managed by a popular Ghanaian DJ, will have sports as 70 percent of the programme content, while 30 percen...
PRINCE OLOMU on target for Celtic
Published: September 22, 2010
Bloemfontein Celtic returned to winning ways on Wednesday night with a 2-0 victory over struggling Maritzburg United at the Seisa Ramabodu Stadium.Prince Olomu and Moses Spandeel struck on either side of the break to lift Celtic, who lost to Kaizer Chiefs at the weekend, to sixth on the Premier Soccer League table.The ...