Temitope Obadeyi On Target For Kilmarnock In Loss To Dundee United
Published: May 14, 2016
In a thrilling game at Rugby Park on Saturday, Temitope Obadeyi registered his name on the score sheet as Kilmarnock suffered a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Dundee United in the Scottish Premiership.The home team fell behind in the 12th minute when Mark Durnan scored, but Kallum Higginbotham equalized before Obadeyi put ...
Igboananike Scores In Vain As Chicago Fire Lose To Vancouver Whitecaps
Published: May 12, 2016
Kennedy Igboananike’s goal at BC Place was not enough as Chicago Fire fell 2-1 to Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer on Wednesday evening local time.The Nigerian striker, who is in the possession of a Swedish passport, equalized in the 62nd minute after Blas Perez had opened scoring for the home team.At t...
Vincent Onovo Resumes Full Training With HJK Helsinki
Published: May 10, 2016
Vincent Onovo trained with the first team of HJK Helsinki on Tuesday after spending close to one month on the sidelines due to a knee injury. The defensive midfielder last featured for the Veikkausliiga powerhouse on April 18 when he lasted the distance against SJK .“I had an injury against SJK but I am back agai...
Oyo SWAN Picks 26th May For Elections
Published: May 09, 2016
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State Chapter has picked 26th May for the much anticipated election after the tenure of its last executives lapsed since mid-last year.A congress of the Oyo SWAN held on Friday 6th May at the Dapo Aderogba Hall of Oyo NUJ ratified the date and every other guideline ...
Jude Nworuh Thanks Super Eagles GK Aiyenugba,Family After Ending Goal Drought
Published: May 01, 2016
Bnei Yehuda striker Jude Nworuh admitted that he was relieved to end his goal drought in his side’s 1-0 victory over Maccabi Netanya in the Israeli Premier League on Sunday.The 26-year-old had not hit target in the league since January 16 when he scored against today’s opponents in the regular season, a sco...
Abiola Dauda Back On The Goal Trail As Hearts Lose To Celtic
Published: April 30, 2016
Abiola Dauda fired home his fourth goal of the season in the Scottish Premiership but it could not prevent Heart of Midlothian  from losing 3-1 to champions Celtic at the Tynecastle Stadium on Saturday afternoon.Two Nigeria internationals in the form of Juwon Oshaniwa (Hearts) and Efe Ambrose (Celtic) made the sta...
Israeli Media Not Impressed With John Ogu Performance Vs Maccabi Haifa,Not Purposeful And Lukewarm
Published: April 20, 2016
Hapoel Beer Sheva have crashed out of the Israeli State Cup following their 3-1 loss to Maccabi Haifa in the semifinal on Wednesday night.Based on their position in the league, The Camels had been favourites to beat the opponents but went down 3-0 until Tony Nwakaeme netted a consolation in the 87th minute.Out-of-favo...
Players Excited As Royal-Unity Cup Gets Underway
Published: April 18, 2016
In a bid to contribute to the development of grassroots football in the country and secure the future of the players against unforeseen injuries that might cut short their career, Nigeria Football Coaches Association (NFCA) in conjunction with Capital-3 have concluded plan to stage maiden Royal-Unity Cup.The soccer tou...
Blessing Eleke Saves NK Olimpija Coach From Being Sacked Over Racist Remarks
Published: April 12, 2016
NK Olimpija Ljubljana forward Blessing Eleke has saved his coach Marko Nikolic from being fired by president Milan Mandaric despite making racist comments during the game against Zavrc on Sunday, April 10.The manager overreacted after the Nigerian netted a stoppage time equalizer and over-celebrated instead of allowing...
Kennedy Igboananike Misses Out On MLS Goal Of The Week After Losing To Adam Jahn
Published: April 08, 2016
Chicago Fire frontman Kennedy Igboananike has missed out on the MLS Goal of the Week accolade for the last round of matches.The former AIK star was nominated alongside seven other players for the most eye-catching goals scored in game week five.The Nigerian had defeated Patrick Nyarko (DC United) in the first round of ...
AS Trencin Winger Samuel Kalu Scores First Professional Goal
Published: April 06, 2016
Samuel Kalu scored his first professional goal as AS Trencin thrashed Ruzomberok 5-1 in the Slovnaft Cup on Wednesday.The winger opened the floodgates as early as the third minute at the Mestský futbalový štadión Na Sihoti when he found himself alone in the box as a result of poor defending ...
Chicago Fire Striker Igboananike Nominated For MLS Goal Of The Week
Published: April 04, 2016
Chicago Fire Designated Player Kennedy Igboananike narrowly missed out on the ceremonial Team of the Week for last weekend’s matches in Major League Soccer.In a 4-4-2 formation, Shkelzen Gashi(Colorado Rapids) and Orlando City’s Brazilian star Kaka were chosen to lead the frontline, with Igboananike only ma...
Boniface Delighted With Stoppage-Time Equalizer For Aris Limassol
Published: April 03, 2016
Aris Limassol striker Mathew Boniface was elated after scoring a stoppage-time equalizer for his team in their 2-2 draw with Ethnikos Achnas on Sunday afternoon.At the end of the Cypriot First Division match at Tsirion Athlítiko Kentro (Limassol), it was hard to call who won the individual contest between Bonifa...
2016 Kogi FA Cup: Kogi United, FC Lokoja Tango In Final
Published: April 01, 2016
Kogi United and FC Lokoja will trade tackles in the Kogi State 2016 Federation Cup final on Sunday, April 3.The soccer-loving residents of the Kogi state capital, Lokoja and its suburb will have to patiently watch through the 90 minutes to find out who emerges new champions at the Kogi Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.Speaki...
Oliseh, Ogunjobi, Bag Meritorious Awards
Published: March 29, 2016
State of Osun Pillar of Sports, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, will on Sunday April 3, be honoured with meritorious Award of Excellence in football administration. The Award of Excellence is organized by Grassroot Football Coaches Council (Oshogbo Local Government Chapter) to recognize prominent sports personalities in the coun...