Adebayo Akinfenwa Signs Off In Style As AFC Wimbledon Earn Promotion To League One
Published: May 30, 2016
Adebayo Akinfenwa picked up his 42nd appearance of the season in all competitions as AFC Wimbledon beat Plymouth Argyle 2-0 in the Football League Two play-off final at Wembley on Monday.The experienced striker replaced Tom Elliott in the 77th minute of the contest and made sure The Dons sealed their place in the third...
Injured Maurice Edu Gutted To Miss Copa America
Published: May 27, 2016
Philadelphia Union captain Maurice Edu is disappointed that he won’t be involved at the 2016 Copa América Centenario which will hold in his homeland next month.The experienced midfielder has not kicked a ball in a competitive fixture this season due to a stress fracture in his left leg.“It’s o...
Milan Loanee Oduamadi Enjoying Most Productive Spell In Pro Career, Nets Fourth Goal In Five Games
Published: May 26, 2016
Nigeria national-teamer Nnamdi Oduamadi continued his brilliant start to his career with HJK Helsinki, helping the Finnish powerhouse beat HIFK 2-1 in the derby on Thursday evening by scoring his fourth goal in five games.Coming into today’s tie at the Sonera Stadium (Helsinki), HJK were on a three-game winning s...
FC Dallas Striker Akindele Named To MLS Team Of The Week
Published: May 23, 2016
FC Dallas striker Tesho Akindele has been named to Major League Soccer Team of the Week on the back of his display against New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium this past weekend. Akindele, who is a Canada international, netted a brace against New England Revolution in the 5th and 90th minute to take his tally in ...
USA U23s Star Of Nigerian Heritage Alashe Rescues Points For SJ Earthquakes
Published: May 23, 2016
Fatai Alashe netted an 87th minute equalizer to rescue a 1-1 draw for San Jose Earthquakes in their Major League Soccer clash against LA Galaxy on Sunday.The home team thought they had snatched all three points when Marvell Wynne scored an own goal after 83 minutes but Alashe, a United States U23 international, had the...
Blessing Eleke Named In Slovenian Players Union Team Of The Year
Published: May 20, 2016
The Slovenian Football Players Union, SPINS, recognized Olimpija Ljubljana striker Blessing Eleke in its recently held annual gala by naming him in the Team of the Year for 2015-2016.Based on votes made by the players, Eleke was included in the ceremonial starting XI and led the frontline alongside Andraz šporar...
AFC Wimbledon Coach Full Of Praise For His Number Ten Akinfenwa
Published: May 19, 2016
AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley reserved special praise for Adebayo Akinfenwa following his strike against Accrington Stanley in the Football League Two Semi-final, Game 2 on Wednesday night.The Dons have set up a meeting with Plymouth Argyle in the playoff final at Wembley after playing out a 2-2 draw with Stanley a...
Adebayos Help AFC Wimbledon Win PlayOff Semifinal First Leg
Published: May 14, 2016
Adebayo Akinfenwa and Adebayo Azeez helped AFC Wimbledon record a 1-0 win over Accrington Stanley in the Football League Two playoff semifinal, Game 1 on Saturday night. Both strikers started on the bench at  Cherry Red Records Fans Stadium, Akinfenwa was introduced in the 59th minute before the 22-year-old Azeez...
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...