Michael Eneramo on Target
Published: February 08, 2010
Nigeria international striker Michael Eneramo was on target for Tunisian champions Esperance as they picked up a hard-fought win away at Olympique Beja at the weekend. It was Eneramo’s ninth goal, making him the second highest scorer in the Tunisian championship as Etoile du Sahel’s Ahmed Akaichi has bag...
Hiddink Due in Nigeria
Published: February 08, 2010
Dutch coach Guus Hiddink and the other short listed coaches by Nigeria to lead the Super Eagles to the World Cup are expected in the country “very soon”, according to a top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Initially, NFF top chieftains were expected to drill the coaches in London, but i...
Bayern is a greater Challenge than Nigeria - Van Gaal
Published: February 08, 2010
Nigeria has called for coach Louis van Gaal to be their coach. The Dutch coach of Bayern Munich has rejected the offer, however. "It is not the first time that Nigeria wants to get me," said Van Gaal. "But I think Bayern is a greater challenge for me."  After his contract expires with Bayern, Van Gaal wants ...
High Profile German Coach interested in Eagles job
Published: February 07, 2010
Sascha Gunter,a renowned  German football agent, has revealed exclusively to allnigeriasoccer.com that an unnamed high profile German coach is interested in the Super Eagles job vacated by Shuaibu Amodu. ''Yes they contacted Louis Van Gaal,but he is not interested,this is my information, but there is a very hig...
Adebayo Adigun moves to Tokyo Verdy
Published: February 07, 2010
Nigerian youngster Bayo Adigun has moved to Japanese side Tokyo Verdy on a year’s loan deal from another Japanese side Kashiwa Reysol. “This is a good move for a young player like me because I will have a good chance to play regularly in the Japanese second division,” the young central defender told ...
Taiye Taiwo Fined
Published: February 07, 2010
Nigeria defender Taye Taiwo has been fined by his French club Olympique Marseille for rejoining the team late from the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. Taiwo has been fined three days’ pay by OM for reporting back to France four days late, according to the newspaper La Provence. This will not be the first t...
TribalFootball.com Speaks on Peter Taylor
Published: February 07, 2010
Editor of one of the top five football websites in the world,tribalfootball.com,Chris Beattie,has spoken exclusively to allnigeriasoccer.com on Peter Taylor,who made the shortlist of coaches for the vacant Nigerian position. ''Peter Taylor deserves to be considered by the Nigerian FA. He has an excellent reputation ...
Etim Esin Advises NFF to go for Hiddink
Published: February 06, 2010
Chile 87 Under 20 World Cup star and the most talented player ever to grace the game in Nigeria,John Etim Esin has advised the Nigerian Football Federation,NFF,to go for the best coach who will lead the Eagles to the mundial.''We have to go for the best,the world cup is a different ball game,and there are no sentiments...
NFF Goes on Wild Goose Chase Again
Published: February 06, 2010
Nigeria have sacked Shuaibu Amodu and have reportedly shortlisted five coaches to replace him.After a marathon board meeting which lasted late on Friday,NFF Technical Committee boss,Taiwo Ogunjobi,announced the sack/demotion of Amodu.Amodu will now handle the irrelevant Home based Eagles. The shortlisted coaches are...
Judgement day for Amodu
Published: February 05, 2010
Nigeria coach, Shuaibu Amodu, is Public Enemy No.1. And should the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) attempt to give the man a soft landing on Friday, they would invite the public backlash on to themselves. And that would not be too clever for a street-smart bunch, who have more or less perfected the plan to extend t...
Tijani Babangida endorses Amodu for World Cup
Published: February 04, 2010
Tijani Babangida has revealed exclusively to allnigeriasoccer.com that it would be wrong for Amodu Shuaibu not to lead the Super Eagles to the World Cup. ''NFF have a deal with Amodu and they must honour it,and he has a good win ratio. He has qualified Nigeria twice for the World Cup,has won two bronze medals,and he is...
Guus Hiddink out of Nigeria frame.
Published: February 04, 2010
Despite reports in the Nigeria media,allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Guus Hiddink will not be leading the Super Eagles to the World Cup. The Russia head coach  moved to quell speculation about his short-term future on Wednesday by saying that he intends to see out his contract with the Russian Foo...
Brown Ideye in Dream Debut
Published: February 04, 2010
Sochaux powered into the round-of-16 of the French Cup with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Le Mans, a second-half brace from new signing Brown Ideye sealing the deal while Saint-Etienne were taken to a penalty shoot-out before triumphing over CFA (D4) side Villefranche, also in the round of 32. Sochaux 3-0 Le Mans. N...
Mikel ready for Arsenal Test
Published: February 04, 2010
John Mikel Obi, whose Nigeria side reached the semi-final stage of the African Cup of Nations only to be knocked out by Michael Essien's Ghana, believes Chelsea's African stars face a tough fight returning to the club's first team. Mikel returned to training earlier in the week and eagerly proclaimed his readiness for...
Osaze: First Eagle Standing
Published: February 03, 2010
Arguably Nigeria’s topmost striker by current standards, Osaze Odemwingie is proving his value not only in the technical area required of him – field of play – but also outside it where a strong voice is needed to help stay the course of the Super Eagles and that of the Nigerian game at the internatio...