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 : '' ...
Odion Ighalo Rated 50 - 50 For Real Sociedad Clash
Published: May 06, 2013
Former Flying Eagles skipper Odion Ighalo netted his fifth goal in La Liga against Malaga on Saturday in the 34th round of matches.In the encounter at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes, Odion Ighalo's strike after 27 minutes handed Granada three vital points.With this victory, the Rojiblancos horizontales are now 3...
Nosa Igiebor Plays Best Game Of The Season
Published: April 08, 2013
Real Betis midfielder Nosa Igiebor has scored himself high after the 5 - 1 victory over Granada this past weekend.The Nigeria international had arguably his best performance for Real Betis since he joined the Seville based side in August 2012. And he was applauded by teammates, coach and supporters after the match at E...
Odion Ighalo Doubtful To Face Real Betis
Published: April 04, 2013
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo is questionable for Granada's game on Friday against Real Betis at Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes.The ex Flying Eagles skipper did not participate in full training with the rest of his teammates on Wednesday. Instead, he had an individual session with the physical trainers.Reports in Sp...
Real Betis To Fine Nosa Igiebor 18, 750 Euros
Published: March 30, 2013
According to reports in the Spanish media, Nigeria international Nosa Igiebor will be sanctioned financially for returning late to Seville after the African Cup of Nations.It would be recalled that the German authorities did not allow the Super Eagle come down from the plane in Frankfurt on Saturday, February 16.Nosa...
Ikechukwu Uche Cautions Teammates Ahead Of Recreativo Huelva Game
Published: March 21, 2013
Villarreal's Ikechukwu Uche has warned his teammates not to relax when they host his former club Recreativo Huelva in the 31st round of matches in the Segunda Division on Sunday, March 24.Spanish sports daily Marca quoted Uche as saying: ''We are in a good position and we must strive to achieve our fourth consecutive v...
Fifa Blocks Barcelona From Signing Nigerian Striker Bolaji Adekanye
Published: March 20, 2013
After receiving two anonymous complaints, football's governing body Fifa has reacted by banning the Nigerian striker Omobolaji Adekanye, 14,  from representing Barcelona in competitive matches.Adekanye's recruitment by the Catalonian club violated Article 19 of the Regulations for the Status and Transfer of Player...
Official: Seattle Sounders Unveil Obafemi Martins
Published: March 16, 2013
Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders have officially announced the acquisition of Nigeria international Obafemi Martins, who arrives from Spain's Levante.As per club policy, the terms and financial details of the contract were not disclosed.''I’m happy I’m here. Chris Henderson came over to Valencia in...
Obafemi Martins Wishes Levante Good Luck Against Rubin
Published: March 13, 2013
Nigeria international Obafemi Martins has completed his switch to Seattle Sounders. Consequently, he won't play a part in Levante's Thursday night Europa League fixture against one of his former clubs Rubin Kazan.Despite Martins' departure from Levante in circumstances that were far from cordial, he has wished the Span...
Levante Sporting Director Criticizes Obafemi Martins
Published: March 12, 2013
Levante sporting director Quico Catalan has criticised Obafemi Martins, and has admitted that his departure was the best for both parties.Martins has signed a two - year - contract with MLS club Seattle Sounders, after paying his buy - out clause of around 3.6 million euros.''When a player does not want to wear the shi...
Obafemi Martins: I Have Signed A Two - Year Contract With Seattle Sounders
Published: March 11, 2013
Levante striker Obafemi Martins has sensationally revealed to Italian media that he has signed a two - year - contract with MLS side Seattle Sounders. If we are to believe his statements, the Nigeria international would depart for the United States in only a matter of days.''I'm happy and ready for this new experience....
Ikechukwu Uche Not Getting Carried Away By Brace
Published: March 11, 2013
Despite netting a brace against Sporting Gijon on Sunday, Nigerian striker Ikechukwu Uche is not carried away and is looking forward to Villarreal's next game in the Segunda Division against Huesca this coming Saturday.''The key is to continue with the momentum, because when you win it brings a lot of confidence. ''Vic...