Wolverhampton Wanderers Rising Star Bright Enobakhare Poised To Make Official Debut
Published: August 22, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers young star Bright Enobakhare is in line to make his official debut for the Championship side in their league game against Cardiff City on Saturday evening.The Nigerian striker impressed for Wolves during their pre - season training , scoring in games against Chambly and Doncaster Rovers. Bright ...
Anthony Ujah Scores On Away Debut For First Time In His Career
Published: August 22, 2015
Werder Bremen have registered their first point of the season after playing out a 1 - 1 draw with Hertha BSC in the Bundesliga on Friday night.In front of 56,376 fans, Stocker scored from close range to give the hosts the lead in the 6th minute but Anthony Ujah equalized with his team’s first chance of the game 2...
Obafemi Martins Wins AT&T Goal of the Week Award
Published: August 21, 2015
Seattle Sounders star Obafemi Martins has won the the AT&T Goal of the Week award for his strike against Orlando City in the MLS last weekend.The Nigeria international was up against Paulo Nagamura (Sporting Kansas City ), Nat Borchers (Portland Timbers), David Villa (New York City) and Pedro Morales (Vancouver W...
Victor Moses Fails To Recover For Game Against West Brom
Published: August 21, 2015
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that Victor Moses is definitely out of Sunday’s game in the Premier League against West Bromwich Albion. The Nigeria international winger announced during the week that he was nursing an injury that should not keep him on the sidelines for too long.“Moses is still ...
Exclusive : Obi Mikel Did Not Read Text Message Sent By Sunday Oliseh
Published: August 21, 2015
A representative of Obi Mikel has shed more light on the circumstances that led to the Chelsea midfielder not answering the phone calls made by Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh and the text messages he sent.The Nigerian intermediary stated that his client did not read the text messages sent by Oliseh and several others...
Kehinde Olanrewaju Has To Wait For Hapoel Kfar Saba Debut
Published: August 21, 2015
New signing Kehinde Olanrewaju will not make his official debut for Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C on Saturday in their opening fixture of the new season against Hapoel Ra’anana .The Nigerian had to pull out of training on Friday morning after feeling a slight pain in the abdominal muscles, and manager Felix Naim has decid...
Torino Expect Joel Obi To Be Out Of Action For One Week
Published: August 21, 2015
Torino are optimistic that Joel Obi will be available for selection when they tackle Fiorentina in the Italian Serie A on Sunday, August 30, six days before the Super Eagles face off with Tanzania.They were boosted by the news that the Nigeria international would have to spend between 5 - 7 days on the sidelines after ...
Midtjylland Striker Paul Onuachu Hails Coach, Teammates After Drawing Against Southampton In Europa League
Published: August 21, 2015
FC Midtjylland striker Paul Onuachu reckons that the Danish champions were able to pick up a draw against one of the rising forces in the English Premier League, Southampton, because their opponents allowed them to play their normal game.The Nigeria Under 23 international made a cameo appearance for The Wolves at St Ma...
Sone Aluko Admits Frustration Sitting On Hull City Bench
Published: August 21, 2015
Sone Aluko has admitted that he was frustrated that he was not named in the starting line - up for Hull City’s first two Championship games of the new season.But the Nigeria international was delighted that he made his first start of the season against Fulham on Wednesday and registered his first goal for The Tig...
Europa League Wrap : Rilwan Hassan Returns To Action; Chuks Akabueze Involved In Thriller In Skien
Published: August 20, 2015
A number of Nigerian players were in action for their respective teams on Thursday night in UEFA Europa League play - offs first leg games. We begin at the Bakcell Arena, Baku, where Qabala took on Panathinaikos. Ex Flying Eagles skipper Abdul Ajagun hopped off the bench in the 67th minute and helped The Greens in thei...
Exclusive : Agent John Shittu Rubbishes Claims By Sunday Oliseh That Obi Mikel Failed To Contact Him
Published: August 20, 2015
John Shittu, the bonafide intermediary that handles the affairs of John Obi Mikel, has rubbished claims by Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh that the Chelsea midfielder was not invited for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania because he made himself incommunicado.And it now appears that Sunday Oliseh is...
Hull City Striker Sone Aluko Ends 1,158 - Minute Barren Run
Published: August 20, 2015
Hull City maintained their unbeaten start to the new English Championship season after beating Fulham 2 - 1 at the KC Stadium on Wednesday night. In his first start of the 2015 - 16 season, Nigeria international Sone Aluko netted the game - winner four minutes from time.Ahmed El Mohamady opened scoring for the home tea...
Samson Siasia Invites Christian Pyagbara , Two Others To Dream Team
Published: August 20, 2015
Dream Team VI coach Samson Siasia has invited three players to beef up his squad ahead of the All -Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville next month.During the Nigeria U23s get- together taking place in Abuja, the 2008 Beijing Olympics coach is expected to run the rule over Stephen Eze (Sunshine Stars), Lawal Shittu (Giwa F...
Champions League Wrap : Efe Ambrose Makes 26th Appearance, Elderson Echiejile Goes Distance For Monaco
Published: August 19, 2015
 Maccabi Tel Aviv are poised to qualify for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League following their 2 - 2 draw with one of the Cinderella teams in European club competitions in the last couple of years, FC Basel.Playing away from home, manager Slavia Jokanović replaced  Nosa Igiebor in the 71st minu...
Champions League : Nosa Igiebor, Elderson Echiejile Make Starting Line-up
Published: August 19, 2015
Manager Leonardo Jardim has named Nigeria international Elderson Echiejile in his starting XI for tonight’s Champions League clash against Valencia at the Mestalla.The left back has not featured in the competition this season due to uncertainties surrounding his future at the Principality side and the form of Lay...