Europa League Draw : Efe And Celtic In Tough Group; Onazi And Lazio To Face 2015 Cinderella Team, Dnipro
Published: August 28, 2015
Nigeria international Efe Ambrose and his Scottish team Celtic have been handed a tough draw in the group stage of the Europa League when the draw was conducted this afternoon.The SPL champions have been paired alongside Ajax Amsterdam, Fenerbahçe and the rising force in Norwegian football Molde.In 2013, Ambrose...
Nigeria And Brazil Face Off In South Korea
Published: August 28, 2015
The Golden Eaglets will fly out of the country on Sunday to South Korea to participate in a pre - Under 17 World Cup tournament, Suwon International Tournament.Nigeria will lock horns with hosts South Korea on September 2 before facing off against Brazil (September 4) and Croatia ( September 6 ).The tournament would ha...
Canada Set To Beat Nigeria And England In Race For Sam Adekugbe
Published: August 28, 2015
After missing out on capping Tesho Akindele, the Nigeria Football Federation are lagging behind their Canadian counterparts in the race for another exciting prospect in Major League Soccer, Sam Adekugbe.The 20 - year - old Adekugbe, who turns out for Vancouver Whitecaps, has been included in Canada’s roster for t...
Europa League Wrap : Hassan, Onuachu And Udoji Through To Group Phase
Published: August 27, 2015
Macedonian vice - champions Rabotnički have crashed out of the UEFA Europa League after losing 2 - 1 on aggregate to Rubin Kazan. Chuma Anene made his eighth appearance in the competition this season and lasted the distance at  Central’nyj stadion Kazan.Finnish champions HJK Helsinki drew goalless with...
Paul Obiefule Delighted To Complete Move To Holstebro BK
Published: August 27, 2015
Danish club Holstebro BK have completed the signing of Nigeria international Paul Obiefule on a season - long deal.For more than 18 months, Obiefule had been without a team after terminating his contract with Assyriska, and the central midfielder was delighted with the opportunity of reuniting with his former teammate ...
Make or Break Season For Chelsea Duo, Mikel And Moses
Published: August 27, 2015
For Nigerian duo John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, this season is a very important one for different reasons.As Moses is still arguably developing as a footballer, Mikel is a proven defensive midfielder with enough of a reputation to attract some of Europe’s biggest clubs.One thing they do have in common, is their...
Europa League : Chuma Anene Talks Tough Ahead Rubin Kazan Clash
Published: August 27, 2015
 Rabotnički striker Chuma Anene has expressed optimism that his Macedonian team can qualify for the Europa League group stage at the expense of Rubin Kazan.The former Norway youth international pointed out that  Rabotnički saw off Trabzonspor in the third qualifying round despite the odds stacked ag...
Solanke, Onomah And Ojo Set To Debut For England Under 19s
Published: August 27, 2015
Three players of Nigerian descent were included in the first roster named by England Under 19s manager Aidy Boothroyd this season. Josh Onomah (Tottenham Hotspur) is amongst the six midfielders that was summoned for the trips to Croatia and Germany next month, and joining him in the 20 - man roster are Dominic Solanke ...
Champions League Wrap : Ahmed Musa Nets Game - Winner; Onazi And Lazio Stumble
Published: August 26, 2015
Ahmed Musa scored the match - winner as CSKA Moscow qualified for the group stage of the Champions League on Wednesday night after beating Sporting Lisbon 4 - 3 on aggregate.The Muscovites conceded in the 36th minute but gathered themselves together after the interval, with Doumbia netting a brace before Musa’s g...
Gbolahan Salami Departs Super Eagles Camp On Thursday
Published: August 26, 2015
Gbolahan Salami has been permitted by Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh to depart the Super Eagles camp in Abuja on Thursday morning in order to attempt to retrieve his international passport from the Norwegian embassy, the Warri Wolves striker has revealed. The 24 - year - old claimed that an unnamed Norwegian club were int...
Fit - Again Kehinde Olanrewaju Set For Kfar Saba Debut
Published: August 26, 2015
Kehinde Olanrewaju has resumed full training with Kfar Saba F.C ahead of their game in the Israeli Premier League against Maccabi Haifa on Saturday.The Nigerian striker sat out last weekend’s clash against Hapoel Ra’anana after failing a late fitness test, having pulled out of training a day before the game...
Ifeanyi Ubah Promises To Support Sports Writers
Published: August 26, 2015
The Proprietor of FC Ifeanyi Ubah of Nnewi Dr Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has promised to support the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in ensuring that they meet up with the challenges of the 20th century sports reporting.Dr. Ubah who was decorated as the National Patron of SWAN said the sports reporters are limit...
Exclusive : Nigeria Federation Holding Talks With ND Gorica Over Release Of Dream Team Invitee Blessing Eleke
Published: August 26, 2015
Slovenian PrvaLiga rave of the moment, Blessing Eleke, has been rewarded for his brilliant start to the season, with Samson Siasia inviting him to the Dream Team ahead of next month’s All - Africa Games.The competition is outside the Fifa calender for international matches but the Nigeria Football Federation are ...
Monaco Defender Elderson Echiejile Disappointed With Champions League Exit
Published: August 26, 2015
Elderson Echiejile was disappointed that Monaco have been knocked out of the UEFA Champions League after losing 4 -3 on aggregate to Valencia on Tuesday.Therefore, the left back’s goal 15 minutes from time was in vain, with the Principality side failing to score a third that would have taken the game to extra tim...
UEFA Champions League Wrap : Echiejile Scores First Goal In Five Years, Nosa Igiebor To Debut In Group Stage
Published: August 25, 2015
Nosa Igiebor’s Maccabi Tel Aviv qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time in 11 years on Tuesday night.The play - offs second leg tie against FC Basel finished 1 - 1 at Bloomfield Stadium but the Yellows are through to the next stage of the competition on away goals after drawing the ...