Football Match Fixing Suspects Denied Access To Telephone Evidence That Could Prove Their Innocence
Published: February 17, 2014
Whitworth& Green Solicitors has been retained to represent Samuel and Akpo Sodje, who were arrested in December 2013 for alleged match-fixing, following an “undercover investigation” by the Sun on Sunday Newspaper’s Mazher Mahmood. No charges have yet been brought against the brothers but they rem...
Abdul Ajagun Targets Three Points Against Panthrakikos
Published: February 16, 2014
Ahead of the meeting with Panthrakikos, a game which corresponds to the 25th round of matches in the Greece Super League,  Abdul Ajagun is optimistic that Panathinaikos will come away with all three points.The Greens had lost 2 - 1 in the first stanza of the championship to the same opponents in front of their own...
Felix Udoh : I Was Not Demoted To Partizani Tirana B Team
Published: February 15, 2014
Former Flying Eagles wingback Felix Udoh has set the record straight after reports emerged that he might have been demoted to the B Team of Partizani Tirana.Udoh and compatriot Oladele Oshobe were omitted from the squad which lost 1 - 0  to Tirana on Friday in the 18th round of matches in the Albanian Superliga, f...
Obi Mikel Eyes Manchester City Scalp
Published: February 15, 2014
Ahead of the meeting with Manchester City, Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has stressed that the FA Cup is an important competition. Both British powerhouses square off at Etihad Stadium on Saturday in the last 16 of the prestigious contest.Speaking to the official website of the Londoners, Mikel Obi said : “Th...
Fit Again Emmanuel Emenike Ready To Face Kasimpasa
Published: February 14, 2014
For the game against Kasimpasa on Sunday, Fenerbahçe S.K. manager, Ersun Yanal might include Emmanuel Emenike on his list of players summoned for the home game.A muscle injury had kept the Nigeria international on the sidelines since January 27,  in the 2 - 1 win over Konyaspor.But he is fully recovered fro...
World Exclusive : Sam Sodje Breaks Silence On Match Fixing Accusations, To Sue British Newspaper
Published: February 14, 2014
Sam Sodje , 34,  has broken his silence for the first time since he was accused of match fixing.It would be recalled that last December, British media had released video evidence which suggested that the former Portsmouth defender had agreed to throw away matches in return for cash.But Sam Sodje has always maintai...
Garba Lawal Causes Unrest In Kaduna United
Published: February 13, 2014
With less than a week to Kaduna United’s first game in the Glo NPFL season,an unrest has been created in the team after ex-international and newly appointed team manager,Garba Lawal demoted some coaches and team staff and appointed a new media officer. Those affected according to sources close to the club are loy...
Eagles Drop In Fifa Ranking
Published: February 13, 2014
On Thursday, the official website of Fifa released the latest ranking of National Teams for the month of February.The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped six places are now ranked in number 47 position, compared to last month’s ranking.In the continental ranking, Nigeria are the eighth best team in Africa, behi...
Lukman Haruna : I Have Not Heard From Keshi
Published: February 13, 2014
Dynamo Kiev midfielder Lukman Haruna has said that he is not losing sleep over his omission from the Super Eagles squad in recent times. Indeed, the 23 - year - old has not represented the National Team for close to four years, with his last appearance coming against Greece at the 2010 World Cup held in South Africa.&l...
Anthony Ujah : Stephen Keshi Is Pleased With Me
Published: February 13, 2014
Cologne forward Anthony Ujah , 23, has been nursing the ambition of  playing for Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup since his days at Lillestrom, and the moment of truth is almost around the corner.He was named in the 23 - man squad for the forerunner to the World Cup, the Confederations Cup and ever since his name has...
Imoh Ezekiel, Ramon Azeez Set To Make International Debut
Published: February 12, 2014
It has been officially announced that manager Stephen Keshi has invited Ramon Azeez, Michael Uchebo and Imoh Ezekiel for the exhibition match with Mexico on March 5.But the headline name on the 23 - man list unveiled on Wednesday evening must be new Norwich signing Joseph Yobo, who has been omitted from several rosters...
Victor Anichebe Salvages Draw For West Brom
Published: February 11, 2014
Chelsea lost the chance to move four points clear from rivals Arsenal after they were held to a 1 - 1 draw by West Brom at the Hawthorns on Tuesday. Ivanovic had put Chelsea’s noses in front in first half stoppage time while Nigeria international Victor Anichebe, a second half substitute,  netted the equaliz...
Give Keshi A Chance - Bewarang
Published: February 11, 2014
The National President of the Nigeria Football Coaches Association (NFCA) Coach Bitrus Bewarang has made a passionate appeal to the Nigeria Football Federation.He has called on the NFF to jettison the idea of recruiting a foreign technical assistant for the Super Eagles Head Coach Stephen Keshi.According the former Nat...
Bitter - Sweet Return For Juwon Oshaniwa, Ashdod Crash Out Of Cup
Published: February 11, 2014
True to the words of Dudu Dahan, respected Israeli agent of Juwon Oshaniwa, the wing-back was restored to the starting line-up for the Cup clash with Hapoel Ramat Hasharon on Tuesday evening.Oshaniwa had missed at least two days of training last week as he was processing his United States visa for the friendly ...
Ex Eagle Ndubuisi Egbo In Hot Water Over Match Fixing; UEFA Starts Investigations
Published: February 11, 2014
European Football governing body, UEFA has launched an inquiry after Yenicami Ağdelen striker Peter Olayinka revealed that match fixing exists in the Albanian championship.These are the facts of the case according to Albanian sports daily, Panorama Sport.In a no-holds-barred interview, Peter Olayinka bravely impli...