Bartholomew Ogbeche Set For Spell On Sidelines After Damaging Collarbone
Published: February 22, 2016
Bartholomew Ogbeche is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in Willem II’s 2-1 loss to Utrecht on Sunday, a game which corresponded to the 24th round of matches in the Dutch Eredivisie.The former Nigeria national-teamer finally got off the mark for Willem II, converting a penalty in...
Swindon Town Star Nicholas Ajose Labels Himself Penalty-Box Predator Following Hat-trick
Published: February 21, 2016
Swindon Town star Nicholas Ajose has labelled himself a penalty-box predator following his hat-trick against Blackpool in the English League One on Saturday at the County Ground.With 18 goals to his name in the league, statistically the second best in the division, the former Manchester United trainee admitted ...
Team Lagos Win Maiden FOYSSTON Cup
Published: February 18, 2016
Team Lagos beat Team Ekiti 3-2 on penalties on Thursday to lift the maiden Fountain Youth Sports Club Soccer Tournament (FOYSSTON) in a hard fought contest at the Sports Complex of Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti.The finals lived up to expectations with the game decided on penalties after full time ended goalless.The gam...
Chinedu Ede, Chikeluba Ofoedu On Target For Twente, Samsunspor
Published: February 14, 2016
In-form midfielder Chinedu Ede notched his fourth Eredivisie goal of the season as Twente beat Roda 1-0 on game week 23.On 62 minutes, the ex-Germany youth international found the net after an excellent through ball by Jeroen van der Lel.The 29-year-old has netted four times in his last five games in the top-flight, in...
Two-Goal Hero Abiola Dauda Reveals What Hearts Coach Told Him Before His Introduction
Published: February 11, 2016
Abiola Dauda was pleased to put the difficult times he experienced in Holland behind him to score on his league debut for Heart of Midlothian in their 3-0 rout of Ross County on Wednesday night.The Vitesse loanee endeared himself to the Hearts faithful, weighing in with two goals after coming on in the 61st minute.&ldq...
Michael Babatunde Supplies Pass For Osaguona Ighodara To Score For Raja Casablanca
Published: January 31, 2016
Osaguona Ighodaro found the back of the net as Raja Casablanca beat Renaissance Sportive de Berkane 2-0 in a friendly on Sunday.Two minutes out of intermission, Mouhcine Mouhtadi opened scoring for The Green and Ighodaro made sure of victory with a goal in the 89th minute.The 2014 Fifa World Cup star Michael Babatunde ...
Oyo Speaker Shows Support For Soccer, Donates Cup
Published: January 31, 2016
The Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Michael Adeyemo has demonstrated great concern for the dwindling fortune of grassroots football in the state and Nigeria as a whole and has decided to institute a competition that will be play among the 33 local government councils the state.Adeyemo, who disclosed this whil...
Why We Put In Place Standard Sports Facilities -Lead City High School Boss
Published: January 31, 2016
The management of Lead City High School has explained the significance of having good and standard sports facilities in learning environment for school pupils.While speaking with newsmen during the commissioning of the states-of-arts sports facilities which was recently done at the premises of the school at Jericho Iba...
Nigerian Exports : Kayode Olanrewaju Scores Again For Austria Vienna; Viking Trialist Aniekpeno Udo Shines In Test Game
Published: January 29, 2016
Kayode Olanrewaju helped Austria Vienna beat Manuel Akanji’s Swiss club FC Basel 3-1  in a test game played on Friday .On five minutes, the attacker converted a cross from Gorgon to give the Violets the lead and Alexander Gruenwald restored the Austrians one - goal advantage just before half time after Marc ...
Olarenwaju Kayode, Anthony Omoijuanfo & Uzochukwu On Target For Clubs
Published: January 22, 2016
Olarenwaju Kayode was on target as Austria Vienna secured a 2-1 victory against Sandhausen in a friendly on Friday.The Austrians took the lead one minute out of intermission thanks to their Nigerian forward only for the opponents to equalize through Ranisav Jovanovic in the 76th minute, but Alexander Gorgon decided the...
Michael Babatunde To Sport Number 77 Shirt At Raja Casablanca
Published: January 20, 2016
Super Eagles midfielder Michael Babatunde has chosen to wear the number 77 kit at Moroccan Botola Pro side Raja Casablanca.The ex- Dnipro man was offered the number 7, 29 and 77 shirts before he decided to pick jersey number 77, as the number ten jersey was already allocated to Morocco national - teamer Yassine Salhi.W...
Chibuike, Nworuh, Obika, Ajose & Azeez On Target
Published: January 16, 2016
John Chibuike returned to scoring ways as Gaziantepspor recorded a 2 - 1 win over Kenneth Omeruo’s Kasimpasa in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday. The former BK Hacken and Rosenborg attacking midfielder found the net from the penalty spot three minutes before the interval to take his tally to 3 goals from 17 matc...
Dominic Solanke Looking Forward To Clash Between Vitesse And SC Cambuur
Published: January 16, 2016
Dominic Solanke is excited that the Dutch Eredivisie will resume this weekend after the winter break, with Vitesse Arnhem trading tackles with Bartholomew Ogbeche’s SC Cambuur on Saturday night.The England youth international has flourished at the GelreDome, with 5 goals to his name from 15 matches (12 starts).&l...
Anthony Nwakaeme Voted Player Of The Week In Israel
Published: January 14, 2016
Hapoel Beer Sheva striker Anthony Nwakaeme has been voted Player of the Week in the Israeli Premier League for the last round of games played last weekend.The Nigerian, who received 44 percent of the votes, was picked ahead of Tal Ben Haim (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Sagiv Yehezkel (Hapoel Tel Aviv), Mahran Lala (Hapoel Haifa)...
Hapoel Beer Sheva Striker Tony Nwakaeme Nominated For Player Of The Week
Published: January 12, 2016
Hapoel Beer Sheva frontman Tony Nwakaeme is one of the five candidates nominated for the Player of the Week for the last round of matches played in the Israeli Premier League.The 26 - year - old is in the running for the award alongside Tal Ben Haim (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Sagiv Yehezkel (Hapoel Tel Aviv), Ran Itzhak (Hapo...