Freekick Expert Taye Taiwo Nets First Super Lig Goal For Bursaspor
Published: November 10, 2013
While Nigerian fans have refused to shed tears following the decision of manager Stephen Keshi not to invite Taye Taiwo to the National Team, the fullback is enjoying a new lease of life in Turkey.In the 11th round of matches in the Super League, the ex AC Milan, Queens Park Rangers and Marseille defender netted his fi...
Michael Eneramo Scores First Official Goal For Besiktas
Published: November 09, 2013
In the 11th round of matches in the Turkish Super League, Besiktas defeated Kayserispor 3 - 0.Olcay Sahan opened the scoring for the Eagles in the 21st minute and eight minutes before the end of the tie at Kadir Has Şehir Stadium, Brazilian defender Ramon Motta added a second.Nigeria international Michael Eneramo nett...
Emmanuel Emenike Tips Spartak Moscow To Beat Zenit
Published: November 09, 2013
Fenerbahçe attacker Emmanuel Emenike, who once defended the colors of Spartak Moscow, has tipped his former Russian team to defeat Zenith St Petersburg in the 16th round of matches in the Premier League.“I’d love to see this match. I hope I can do it. And I hope that Spartak will be able to win at Ze...
Emmanuel Emenike : I Was Not Happy In Russia
Published: November 06, 2013
 Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike has expressed delight over the reelection of Aziz Yildirim as the President of Fenerbahce.Yildirim was elected as the supremo of the Yellow Canaries earlier this month to continue his 15 - year romance with the club.“As a team, we will continue on our way, and our goal...
Emmanuel Emenike Continues Purple Patch In Super League
Published: November 03, 2013
Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike continued his purple patch in the Super League after firing his fourth goal of the season in Fenerbahce’s 3 - 2 away victory over Bursaspor on Saturday.In the match played at  Bursa Atatürk Stadium, Emmanuel Emenike was on the score-sheet in the 83rd minute. He pre...
Agbetu, Gideon Through To Next Round Of Turkish Cup
Published: October 30, 2013
Tavşanlı Linyitspor, the team of former Nigeria youth - teamer Akeem Agbetu, are through to the next round of the Turkish Cup. Today, Wednesday Tavşanlı defeated İskenderun Dç 4 - 3 on penalties after regulation and normal time ended goalless.Three Nigerian players were on display for Tavşanlı Linyitspor ...
Emmanuel Emenike Continues Impressive Form For Club And Country
Published: October 26, 2013
Fenerbahçe continue to top the Turkish Super League standings after the Istanbul powerhouse defeated Gaziantepspor 3 - 1 at home on Friday.It was their fourth win in five games following victories against Elazığspor, Gençlerbirliği and Kayseri Erciyesspor  .Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike i...
Godfrey Oboabona To Wait For Rizespor Debut
Published: September 28, 2013
Nigeria international Godfrey Oboabona will have to wait again to make his debut for Turkish Super League outfit Rizespor.The 23 - year - old did not make manager Riza Calimbay’s preliminary roster for the encounter against Galatasaray at Türk Telekom Arena on Saturday.In recent days, the center back has emb...
Turkish Federation Punishes Besiktas, To Play Four Games Without Fans
Published: September 27, 2013
Istanbul powerhouse Besiktas, the club of Nigeria international Michael Eneramo, will have to play their next four matches without spectators following disturbances in the derby with Galatasaray on September 22 , the Disciplinary Committee of the Turkish Football Federation has announced.The match held at Ataturk Olymp...
Turkish Federation Fines Raheem Lawal 2,500 Euros
Published: September 21, 2013
Turkish Federation Professional Football Disciplinary Committee (PFDK) has fined Nigeria international Raheem Adewole Lawal 6,500 Turkish Lira (equivalent of 2,500 euros) following his dismissal in the penultimate round of matches in the First League.The Mersin İdmanyurdu midfielder scored after 9 minutes against Mani...
Joseph Yobo Fined For Lateness
Published: September 20, 2013
Central defender Joseph Yobo has been fined US$10,000 by Fenerbache after he arrived late for training on Thursday,reports Turkish sports daily Fanatik.The Nigeria skipper was involved in full training with the Yellow Canaries yesterday having just resumed practice after about three weeks on the sidelines.Before the st...
Joseph Yobo Begins Training With Fenerbahce
Published: September 19, 2013
Fenerbahce have started preparations for the fifth round of matches in the Super league against Elazığspor.Manager of the Istanbul giants Ersun Yanal may count on the services of Nigeria skipper Joseph Yobo. The experienced defender had spent the last couple of weeks on the sidelines due to a knee injury.But there is...
Godfrey Oboabona Explains Why He Has Not Debuted For Rizespor
Published: September 16, 2013
For the third straight week, Nigeria international Godfrey Oboabona failed to make his league debut for new club Rizespor.The former Sunshine Stars skipper was an unused substitute as Rizespor defeated Gaziantepspor 5 - 2 in the fourth round of matches in the Super League played on Saturday.“ The coach (Riza Cali...
Yura Movsisyan : Emenike Is Definitely A Great Striker
Published: September 13, 2013
Spartak Moscow attacker Yura Movsisyan has said that he considered Paraguayan striker Lucas Barrios a worthy replacement for Emmanuel Emenike, who left the team in the summer transfer window.Recall that Emmanuel Emenike signed a four - year deal with Fenerbahce in August.“Emenike - definitely a great striker.&nbs...
Dele Olorundare Delighted To Make League Debut
Published: September 01, 2013
Dele Olorundare was delighted to make his debut as Turkish club Tavsanli Linyitspor defeated Bucaspor 2 - 1 on Sunday evening. The 21 - year - old attacker, whose International Transfer Certificate only arrived Turkey on Friday evening, hopes he can make an impact in his first season in the First League.'' First I want...