Yahaya Adamu Blames Red Cards For Collapse Of Defense
Published: April 07, 2014
Quang Nam attacker Yahaya Adamu has blamed the expulsion of two of his teammates for the 5 - 1 drubbing at hands of Dong Nai in the Vietnamese championship this past weekend. With Quang Nam leading 1 - 0, the defense collapsed and let in five goals after the dismissal of Le Hai Anh in first half injury time and Nguyen ...
Peter Utaka Scores In Second Consecutive Champions League Tie
Published: March 19, 2014
Goals in each half by Nigeria international Peter Utaka and Shao Jiayi assisted Beijing Guoan to a 2 - 1 victory over Central Coast Mariner in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday.From a contentious penalty, Nick Fitzgerald pulled one back for the Australians with five minutes of normal time left.Peter Utaka&rsq...
Kalu Uche Leads Champions League Goal Scoring Chart After Brace Against Al Shabab
Published: March 19, 2014
Kalu Uche’s purple patch in front of goal continued on Tuesday after he netted a brace for Al Rayyan in their 4 - 3 loss to Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia in the AFC Champions League.In the encounter decided at the King Fahd International Stadium, Majed Al Marshadi opened scoring for Al Shabab as early as the third mi...
Peter Utaka Silences Critics With Champions League Goal
Published: March 12, 2014
Peter Utaka silenced his critics after scoring his first goal of the season in the Asian Champions League clash between Beijing Guoan and  FC Seoul at the Workers Stadium on Tuesday. Before that tie, the Nigeria international was heavily criticized by a section of the media for being lazy on the pitch.The attacker...
Chuks Akabueze, Wuhan Zall Continue Contract Talks
Published: February 19, 2014
Nigeria international Chuks Akabueze thought he had hit the goldmine when he penned a two - year contract with Chinese club Wuhan Zall exactly 12 months ago.Excluding performance related incentives, the former Odd Grenland hero will pocket 800,000 euros wages if he is not released from his contract prematurely.Wuhan Za...
Dudu Omagbemi Scores On Salgaocar Debut
Published: February 18, 2014
Nigerian striker Dudu Omagbemi netted the match winner on his debut for I - League campaigners Salgaocar .The 28 - year - old was on target in the 1 - 0 win over Mohun Bagan on Sunday, scoring after the hour mark at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco.“Of course I am excited to score on my debut. It is very important we wo...
Yahaya Adamu Aims High With Quang Nam FC
Published: January 21, 2014
Yahaya Adamu aims to score double figures with Quang Nam FC in Vietnam.The former Sunshine Stars forward is delighted to have opened his goal account in the Asian country in the 1 - 6 loss to Song Lam Nghe An on Sunday.“The strike was consolation, but I really value it as it will give me confidence to score more....
Nwaneri, Nwakaeme Nominated For Best Foreign Player In Malaysia
Published: November 21, 2013
Kelantan attacker Dickson Nwakaeme has been nominated for the Best Foreign Player in the Malaysian Championship, an award to reward the most outstanding expatriate footballer in the league.But he is not the only Nigerian that made the shortlist which was unveiled on Thursday morning.Teammate and out - of - favour Super...
Avoiding Relegation Is Obinna Ajoku's Main Goal
Published: September 05, 2013
Little known Nigerian attacker Obinna Ajoku believes his goals will assist Thailand Premier League team Pattaya United avoid relegation. Pattaya United, with 19 points from 25 matches, are 16th on the 18 - team table. Only a paltry 3 points separate them from 17th on the log Chiangrai United.'' It is unfortunate when I...
Indonesia Dream Team Star Victor Igbonefo: It Was A Great Honor to Play Against Arsenal
Published: July 17, 2013
Former First Bank defender Victor Igbonefo has said that the match against English Premier League club Arsenal this past weekend was one of the highlights of his career.He lasted the entire duration of the game as the Indonesia Dream Team lost 7 - 0 to a star-studded Arsenal team comprising England internationals Theo ...
Official: Mohammedan Sporting Club Appoint Moshood Abdul Aziz As Coach
Published: June 11, 2013
I - League outfit Mohammedan Sporting Club have officially announced the appointment of Moshood Bola Abdul Aziz as the new coach to lead the team next season. The 44 - year - old Nigerian gaffer takes over from Sanjay Sen, who resigned as manager last month despite steering the side to promotion. Moshood Bola Abdul Az...
Hot Prospect Bernie Ibini-Isei Joins Shanghai East Asia
Published: May 31, 2013
Shanghai East Asia have completed the signing of Nigerian born striker Bernie Ibini-Isei. The duration of the contract has not been disclosed. The 20 - year - old Australia youth - teamer arrives the Chinese Super League club from A - League champions Central Coast Mariners FC.Bernie Ibini-Isei, who is widely regarded ...
Michael Olagbemiro : I Am Sure We Will Survive The Drop
Published: April 14, 2013
Defensive midfielder Michael Olagbemiro is confident Bahrain Premier League side Al Makiya can survive the drop at the end of the season.Makiya currently occupy the 8th position on the 10 - team table, with 11 points from 12 matches. It was as a result of their poor form in the league that made the leadership of the cl...
Ranti Martins Delighted To Win IFA Shield For Prayag United
Published: March 21, 2013
Ranti Martins could not hide his happiness after he scored the winning goal which handed Prayag United the Indian FA Shield on Wednesday. The 26 - year - old striker etched his name in Prayag United folklore after finding target in the 80th minute in the 1-0 victory over  East Bengal in the final of Asia's oldest ...
Odafe Okolie's Mohun Bagan Banned For Two Years
Published: December 30, 2012
Mohun Bagan, who have on their payroll three Nigerian players - Odafe Okolie, Stanley Okoroigwe and Echezona Anyichie- have been ruled out for the current season and the next two years from playing the I-League.Following disturbances in the 10th round of games against bitter rivals East Bengal, the All India Football F...