Alicante And UD Salamanca Rejected Chance To Sign Ikechukwu Uche
Published: October 02, 2014
Alicante and UD Salamanca passed up the opportunity to sign Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche when he arrived Spain from domestic club Iwuanyanwu Nationale. Spanish daily Faro De Vigo says the Villarreal striker had negotiated with both teams but failed to strike terms before his switch to Racing Ferrol when he cloc...
Injured Ikechukwu Uche To Miss Granada Clash
Published: September 14, 2014
Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche has not recovered from a sore muscle, and will not take part in this evening’s fixture away to Granada, a game which corresponds to the third round of games in the Spanish La Liga.The Nigeria international has been on the sidelines for the past couple of weeks, with his last game...
Granada Starlet Isaac Success Delighted To Make La Liga Debut
Published: September 01, 2014
Isaac Success has expressed his delight at making his professional debut for Granada, after he tasted 90 minutes of action in their 1 - 1 draw with Elche on Sunday night. Until now, the Nigeria youth international was an unused substitute on three occasions in the La Liga while he has recorded 3 goals in 6 appearances ...
Almeria Midfielder Ramon Azeez Lacking Match Fitness Ahead Afcon Qualifiers
Published: August 30, 2014
Nigeria international Ramon Azeez is lacking match fitness ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifying ties against Congo and South Africa, with his last official appearance in a football jersey coming against Iran at the World Cup, precisely on June 16.Having missed the opening fixture in La Liga, the Almeria starl...
Ex Barcelona Coach, Tito Vilanova Passes Away
Published: April 25, 2014
Former coach of Barcelona, Tito Vilanova has passed away at the age of 45, the official website of the Catalan club is reporting. “The Club wishes to express its most heartfelt sympathy to his family, who are being joined in these moments of mourning by FC Barcelona members and fans all around the world, as well ...
Nosa Igiebor Racing To Be Fit For Rayo Vallecano Clash
Published: April 17, 2014
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor is a major injury worry ahead of the clash against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, April 20.During training on Wednesday, the 23 - year - old suffered discomfort on his left knee and could not complete the exercise. The Nigeria international tried all he could to resume training but this wa...
Tiago Ilori To Miss Showdown With Atletico Madrid
Published: March 25, 2014
Tiago Ilori will sit out Granada’s clash with Atlético Madrid on Wednesday at Estadio Vicente Calderón after failing to recover from a muscle complaint.The Portugal youth international did not participate in full training on Monday because of this ailment. But former Flying Eagles skipper Odion Igha...
Ikechukwu Uche To Miss Granada Clash
Published: March 02, 2014
Ikechukwu Uche will not play against his former team Granada next weekend except Villarreal appeal the decision of referee Ignacio Iglesias to send him off on Sunday afternoon against Real Betis (1 - 1).The Nigeria international was first cautioned in the 63rd minute and received the matching orders  for a second ...
Nosa Igiebor Omitted From Squad To Face Rubin Kazan
Published: February 26, 2014
Nosa Igiebor has been omitted by Real Betis manager Gabriel Calderon from the list of players summoned for the Europa League fixture against Rubin Kazan on Thursday. The Nigeria international is suffering from an  internal parameniscitis in his left knee and has failed to make the trip to Russia.Despite making him...
Fit Again Nosa Igiebor Resumes Training With Betis
Published: February 06, 2014
Nosa Igiebor has resumed full training with Real Betis , meaning he is available for selection when the Seville based team travel to face Valencia on Saturday. Against Espanyol last weekend, the central midfielder lasted less than ten minutes on the pitch after he suffered an injury.But tests have been conducted and th...
Villarreal Striker Ikechukwu Uche Nets 12th League Goal
Published: January 20, 2014
Villarreal picked up their third win on the bounce after defeating Almeria 2 - 0 on Sunday evening at Camp El Madrigal.The victory means the Yellow Submarine continue to make progress in the La Liga standings and are now 1 point ahead of Athletic Club in the race for the fourth Champions League spot. The game started b...
Odion Ighalo Set For Spell On The Sidelines
Published: December 31, 2013
Odion Ighalo, 24, could spend at least the next three weeks on the sidelines after he ruptured the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus.Granada have confirmed that their legendary attacker is injured but did not state the exact time he would return to the pitch until further tests are conducted.When the former Flying ...
Ramon Azeez Nets Debut Goal For Almeria
Published: December 22, 2013
Nigeria youth international Ramon Azeez netted his first ever goal in the Spanish La Liga as Almeria defeated Real Betis 1 - 0 on Saturday.The 21 - year - old defensive midfielder got his name on the score-sheet in the very beginning of the match at the Estadio Benito Villamarín (Sevilla).In the fourth minute, R...
Odion Ighalo Nets First Brace Since May, 2012
Published: December 08, 2013
Former Under 23 National Team skipper Odion Ighalo says he is delighted with his pair of goals as well as Granada’s 2 - 0 victory over Alcorcon in the Copa del Rey.Odion Ighalo was on the score-sheet just after the half hour mark and in the 81st minute, and this took his tally to three goals in all competitions i...
Ikechukwu Uche Not Getting Carried Away With Recent Form
Published: November 24, 2013
Villarreal attacker Ikechukwu Uche is not getting carried away with his recent scoring form for the La Liga side.The Nigeria international has now netted five times in his last five matches, having scored a brace against Levante on Sunday afternoon.Speaking to Canal Plus, Ikechukwu Uche has insisted that the Yellow Sub...