AKPO SODJE offered deal at Charlton
Published: February 24, 2010
Many instantly thought that when Akpo Sodje returned to Charlton on loan until the end of the season that it would spell the end of his Wednesday career and now it seems to be true. Sodje hit the net for Charlton last night in their two-one defeat against Brighton at the Valley last night, and he revealed to the New...
OBASI:We must play our own game.
Published: February 24, 2010
For a player who nearly missed out on selection for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year, Chinedu Obasi has covered enough ground to hopefully secure a place for himself in Nigeria's squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. The 23-year-old forward won silver medals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup...
EXCLUSIVE: Glenn Hoddle flies in to Nigeria for talks to land post as Super Eagles manager
Published: February 24, 2010
Glenn Hoddle is poised to become the new manager of Nigeria. The former England boss flew to Africa last night to meet with the Nigerian Football Federation. Hoddle, 52, has been concentrating on his Academy in Jerez, Spain, since leaving Wolves in July 2006. The Academy aims to get young players who have been release...
Mikel aiming to upset mentor Mourinho
Published: February 24, 2010
John Obi Mikel lines up against his former mentor on Wednesday night aiming for a double over Jose Mourinho. Chelsea met Inter Milan at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena in July and won the game 2-0 and now the sides meet in Champions League action at the San Siro with Mourinho up against his former club for the first time ...
EFE SODJE BANNED
Published: February 22, 2010
EFE SODJE,Nigeria world cup star, collected his 10th booking of the season in Friday's 1-0 home win over Shrewsbury and now misses the game against Morecambe and Saturday's trip to Barnet. Knill will draft Ryan Cresswell into the side as a straight replacement for Sodje and has urged him to seize his opportunity. Cre...
TOM TAIWO to wait for Chance
Published: February 22, 2010
Carlisle manager Greg Abbott says midfielder Tom Taiwo will return to the first XI when he sees fit. Taiwo, 19, last started a game for Carlisle against Stockport on 23 January and was an unused sub for the 2-0 defeat by Swindon on Saturday. "He's had a lot of football. He's going to be a big player and when I think ...
WIGAN WHIZKID,VICTOR MOSES handed England U21 promotion to ward off Nigeria interest
Published: February 22, 2010
Wigan forward Victor Moses has been handed his first ever call-up into England's Under-21 set-up after snubbing interest from Nigeria. Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively revealed last week that Stuart Pearce was eager to promote the 19-year-old whizzkid into the Under-21 squad to fend off interest from the Super Eagles....
DICKSON ETUHU salutes Fulham Goalscorers
Published: February 22, 2010
DICKSON Etuhu hailed goal heroes Damien Duff and Bobby Zamora after Fulham came from behind to beat Birmingham City on Sunday. Trailing 1-0 to Chris Baird's early own goal, Duff fired the Whites level on the hour mark before Zamora snatched the spoils in the dying minutes. "It was a great strike from Bobby," said...
I rank among World's best coaches- AMODU SHUAIBU
Published: February 22, 2010
In a no holds barred interview, the first major one since his return from the African Nations Cup in Angola, where he led the Nigerian Super Eagles to a third place finish, embattled coach Shuaibu Amodu has lashed out at his critics who he says have tried to undermine his contributions to the Nigerian game in the last ...
Iwelumo Shoots down stubborn Westbrom
Published: February 21, 2010
To call this a surprise result would be to tell only half the story. On the evidence of a first half which had West Bromwich Albion's silky skills imprinted all over it not even the most optimistic West Countryman could have claimed a vision of Bristol City's first victory in eight matches. And the turnaround effect...
Amodu deserves more respect from Nigeria- Frimpong
Published: February 21, 2010
Joetex Frimpong, has declared that Super Eagles Head Coach at the last Africa Cup of Nations, Shaibu Amodu, deserves more respect from Nigeria. Speaking on his personal website, joetexfrimpong.com/news, the former Nigeria League Joint Highest Goal Scorer said the embattled manager has achieved what other local and for...
EGYPT turns down Nigeria approach
Published: February 21, 2010
After a week of uncertainty, the Egyptian Football Association have finally said they have turned down Nigeria's attempts to take national team coach Hassan Shehata on loan until the end of the World Cup. The Super Eagles are looking for an experienced boss to take them to the 2010 showpiece in South Africa, and had...
CARLTON COLE scores ninth goal of the season
Published: February 20, 2010
CARLTON COLE'S ninth goal of the season gave West Ham breathing space at the bottom. Cole doubled Valon Behrami's opener before Julien Faubert sealed the Hammers' first back-to-back wins of the season. Gianfranco Zola's men climbed two places in the table to 13th but the result piled the pressure on Hull, who suffe...
I am among three coaches shortlisted-Winfried Schafer
Published: February 20, 2010
Former Cameroon boss Winfried Schafer has said he is in touch with the FA of Nigeria to become coach for the upcoming World Cup. Nigeria sacked Shaibu Amodu following the African Cup of Nations and several names have been mooted as his successor, including former Liverpool star John Barnes and ex-Germany striker Ju...
CAF 2012 Nations Cup draw out.
Published: February 20, 2010
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) today in Lubumbashi conducted the draw for the 28th edition of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations to be co-hosted by Equatorial Guinea and Gabon in 2012. From the draw, forty-four (44) teams will take part in the qualifying series. The teams will be battling for the 14 spo...