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...
Nosa Igiebor Rues Missed Chances Against Real Madrid
Published: August 19, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor has expressed his disappointment on his missed opportunities against Real Madrid on Sunday in the Spanish Championship. In the 14th minute, Jorge Molina opened the scoring  but this was cancelled by Karim Benzema 12 minutes later.A goal by Isco with 4 minutes of normal time remai...
Nosa Igiebor To Start Against Real Madrid
Published: August 16, 2013
According to the online edition of regional sports daily Estadiodeportivo, believed to be close to the corridors of power at Real Betis, Nigeria international Nosa Igiebor will start Sunday's game against Europe powerhouse Real Madrid on Sunday.Betis gaffer Pepe Mel has a well defined starting eleven for the trip to th...
Updated - Nosa Igiebor : I Love Playing With Verdu
Published: August 06, 2013
Nosa Igiebor is having a great preseason. So much so that yesterday was the scorer of the equalizing goal in the exhibition match against Fulham.After completing the game, the Nigeria international midfielder made an assessment thereof.Estadiodeportivo.com citing Betis official media quoted Nosa Igiebor as saying : '' ...