TOROSIDIS should have been booked - ENYEAMA
Published: June 17, 2010
Vincent Enyeama was again one of Nigeria's best players in their lackluster display against a third level European team,Greece.Enyeama says he is angry with the referee,Oscar Ruiz for sending off Sani Kaita instead of booking Torosidis for simulation.Allnigeriasoccer.com warned on the erratic referee immediately he was...
We can still qualify for Second Round - LAGERBACK
Published: June 17, 2010
Nigeria boss Lars Lagerback has admitted that, despite defeat, he is hopeful his side can still qualify for the second round of the World Cup.The Super Eagles were beaten 2-1 at the hands of Greece in a game they led in the first half before Sani Kaita's dismissal changed the course of the game. Lagerback was magnanimo...
Osasuna,Wisla Krakow in tug-of-war for MAKINWA
Published: June 17, 2010
The negotiations for the services of Lazio's Nigeria international,Ayo Makinwa and Polish club,Wisla Krakow is continuing.But there are other clubs interested in the Nigerian striker.The agent of Makinwa,Paolo Fabbri says other clubs have come into the picture.Lazio are interested in selling Makinwa abroad to accommoda...
NIGERIA's World Cup hopes slim
Published: June 17, 2010
Greece scored its first World Cup win after beating 10-man Nigeria 2-1 in a World Cup Group B match on Thursday.Nigeria opened the scoring in the 16th minute at Free State Stadium when Kalu Uche's curling free kick from 35 yards deceived everyone, particularly goalkeeper Alexandros Tzorvas, who moved the wrong way.The ...
UTAKA's agent flies to England to negotiate with clubs
Published: June 17, 2010
Peter Utaka is one of the biggest footballers in the Scandinavian country,Denmark.Last Season's top scorer in the Danish Super League is in hot demand despite not making Nigeria's World Cup party.News from Denmark is that Utaka's agent is almost sealing a deal with one of the top European clubs.''My partner has flown t...
Argentina all but through to Second Round
Published: June 17, 2010
Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat trick in Argentina’s 4-1 win over South Korea at the World Cup today, a result that put the South Americans on the brink of qualifying for the next round.Argentina took the lead in the 17th minute when Park Chu-young deflected in a free kick from Lionel Messi. Higuain made it 2-0 in t...
Official:Allnigeriasoccer.com Spot on!....as Greece name Squad to face Nigeria
Published: June 17, 2010
Otto Rehhagel has named his starting line up to face Nigeria this afternoon in Bloemfontein,3pm local time.As allnigeriasoccer.com predicted yesterday,Rehhagel is using three central defenders-Papadopoulos(Olympiakos), Kyrgiakos(Liverpool) and Papastathopoulos(Genoa). Alexandros Tzorvas of Panathinaikos keeps his...
Official:OSAZE gets recall,MARTINS missing from line-up
Published: June 17, 2010
Osaze Odemwingie will make his first World Cup start on Thursday when they take on Greece in Bloemfontein.The Russia-based influential player was left out of Super Eagles’ starting line-up against Argentina and came on as a substitute.But coach Lars Lagerback has decided to name him among the starting team in the...
Eagles motivated with cash to beat Greece
Published: June 17, 2010
Executive Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim on Wednesday night motivated the Super Eagles with some cash as the team looked ahead to Thursday’s must –win FIFA World Cup Group B match against Greece,nigeriaff.com is reporting on its website.The Imo State number one citizen sent an emissary to the Nig...
Nigeria-South Korea match will decide who comes second - SHITTU
Published: June 17, 2010
Nigeria defender Danny Shittu says his team's clash against South Korea will dictate who finishes second in the group.The Super Eagles opened their Group B campaign with a defeat go Argentina and need three points against Greece on Thursday in order to keep their qualification hopes alive.Argentina are widely expected ...
Official:MIKEL to start league defense against West Brom
Published: June 17, 2010
John Obi Mikel's Chelsea begin their defense of the Barclays Premier League title with a home match against newly-promoted West Brom on August 14.Next up for the champions will be a trip to Wigan, where they were beaten last season, before Stoke visit Stamford Bridge on August 28.The title holders have to wait until ...
Scottish giants,Celtic and Aberdeen battling for Nigerian starlet,DUBI OGBONNA
Published: June 17, 2010
Unknown Nigeria starlet, Dubi Ogbonna could be on the verge of a dream move to Celtic.Ogbonna is currently with Soham Town Rangers who play in the Zamaretto League Division One.The 18-year-old striker is attracting interest from the former European Cup winners after impressing in trials, held at Manchester United&rsquo...
The feud continues,''I do not know LAGERBACK,i have never met him'' - MARADONA
Published: June 17, 2010
Lars Lagerback disappeared from the scene immediately after Nigeria's match with Argentina last Saturday instead of the customary exchange of pleasantries between coaches after the game.After the game,Lagerback claimed it was not necessary for him to shake hands with the coach,the legendary Diego Maradona.Lagerback and...
Traditional African Rivalry has been put aside - OBASI
Published: June 17, 2010
Africa’s much-celebrated inaugural World Cup has been touted as boosting continental solidarity and striker Chinedu Obasi told reporters that traditional rivalry between nations had been put aside.“I don’t think there is any competition,” the 24-year-old said.“This is the first time an Afr...
AMUNIKE's pal,LUIS FIGO to prosecute Chinese Daily
Published: June 17, 2010
According to a report in Portugal's biggest football daily,abola.pt,the ex Barcelona player and ex teammate of Emmanuel Amuneke,Luis Figo intends to prosecute the Chinese Daily,Ti Tan.The Chinese newspaper published false statements attributed to the Portuguese icon.''Luis Figo will prosecute the Chinese newspaper beca...