Official : Bosnia To Play Egypt In March
Published: January 11, 2014
Bosnia Herzegovina, Super Eagles World Cup group opponents, will play record African champions Egypt in a friendly on March 5 in Innsbruck, Austria , the Federation has announced.The Bosnia Federation has signed a contract with the agency in charge of arranging the exhibition game .On the same date Bosnia will ta...
Joel Obi Named In Squad To Face Livorno
Published: January 10, 2014
Parma manager Roberto Donaldoni has released a provisional roster for the trip to Livorno on Saturday , a game which corresponds to the 19th round of matches in the Serie A.Nigeria international Joel Obi was amongst the 23 players selected and he will now have to battle with  Acquah, Gargano, Marchionni, Mauri, Mu...
Nigeria To Face Mexico
Published: January 10, 2014
The Mexico Federation has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with its Nigerian counterpart to play a tune up game in the United States ahead of the mundial in Brazil.The exhibition game against the Super Eagles will be staged during the next window for internationals, on March 5 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.N...
Yaya Toure Beats Mikel To Clinch African Footballer Of The Year Award
Published: January 09, 2014
At a gala ceremony in Lagos, Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure has been crowned as the best player in Africa for 2013.The Manchester City midfielder collected 373 votes of the National Team coaches in Africa followed by Nigerian Mikel Obi (265) and Didier Drogba (236) in that order.This is the third successive year ...
Kenenth Omeruo Set To Make Middlesbrough Debut, Named In Roster To Face Blackpool
Published: January 09, 2014
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo is set to make his official debut for Middlesbrough on Saturday.At the start of this week, the 20 - year - old defender completed his loan switch to the Riverside Stadium from Chelsea.Manager Aitor Karanka has included the highly rated starlet i...
Obiora Nwankwo : CFR Cluj Forged Signature On My Contract
Published: January 09, 2014
Romanian Liga 1 side CFR Cluj have mutually terminated the contract binding them with Nigeria international Obiora Nwankwo with immediate effect.The 22 - year - old midfielder refused to take a pay cut and further stated that the signature on the contract he signed last summer was forged by club officials.“Everyo...
John Ogu Reinstated To Academica Squad
Published: January 08, 2014
John Ogu has been reinstated in Academica squad, a week after he was told by manager Sérgio Conceição to train on his own after arriving Portugal late for the start of practice.The midfielder had traveled to his homeland for his sister’s wedding but a travel hitch prevented him from connectin...
Iran To Camp In South Africa Ahead Of World Cup
Published: January 08, 2014
The Iranian sports minister after a meeting with chief of staff of Iranian football federation (IFF) agreed that Persian Gulf League (PGL) competition must be concluded by April 9, 2014 so that Team Melli will have ample time to prepare for World Cup 2014 Brazil, writes persianfootball.com.According to Ali Kafashian th...
Maigari Pledges Continued Support For Grassroots Football Development
Published: January 08, 2014
In his remark at the closing ceremony of the 2013 NFF national U-13 Championship, the President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari, promised continued attention to grassroots football development.The NFF supremo was represented at the event by board member Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed Fresh .“First le...
Real Betis Midfielder Nosa Igiebor To Start Full Training Next Week
Published: January 08, 2014
Ahead of the King’s Cup clash with Athletic Club Bilbao on Wednesday, Real Betis has been training .without their Nigerian import Nosa Igiebor.It means the 23 - year - old midfielder is definitely ruled out of the upcoming tie at Estadio Benito Villamarín.Nosa underwent an operation on November 12 due to a...
Egypt, South Korea Eyeing Up Friendly With Bosnia
Published: January 07, 2014
It is still unclear the identities of the National Team World Cup newcomers Bosnia will trade tackles with during the next Fifa free window in March. According to sportsport.ba, the Dragons are scheduled to play two exhibition matches in March.However, the Bosnia Federation is yet to make a decision on the sparring par...
FCT Wins National Under 13 Championship
Published: January 07, 2014
The FCT U13 team on Tuesday defeated their Lagos state counterparts 5 -1 to emerge the champions of the 2013 NFF National U13 Championship in Abuja.The match which was played at the FIFA Goal Project Centre of the Abuja National stadium, witnessed quality exchanges from both teams, but it was the FCT team that had the ...
Police Machine Attacker Grateful To Okon For Call Up
Published: January 07, 2014
Born in Lagos, Abosede Toriola came through the ranks on the streets before she was snapped up by Police Machine. She is a key player alongside fellow invitee Ayomide Ojo in Police female side. She is one of 30 players invited for the crucial Namibia 2014 African Women Championship qualifiers against Sierra Leone in Ab...
Ikechukwu Uche Nets His First Hat trick For Villarreal
Published: January 07, 2014
In the last game of the 18th round of matches in the Spanish championship, Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche bagged a hat - trick in Villarreal’s 5 - 2 defeat of Rayo Vallecano.The encounter at the Estadio del Rayo Vallecano witnessed a lot of goals. Within 12 minutes, the Yellow Submarines raced into a two - ...
Lagos Battle FCT In 2013 NFF Under 13 Football Championship Final
Published: January 06, 2014
The stage is now set for a thrilling climax to the 2013 NFF U-13 Football Championship as tournament’s defending champions, FCT, clash with bookies favourites, Lagos, at the FIFA Goal Project Center of the Abuja National Stadium, by 4pm on Tuesday. In the semi-final matches played on Monday evening, team Lagos be...