Victor Moses Has No Regrets Playing For Nigeria
Published: January 01, 2013
Former England youth - teamer Victor Moses has no regrets choosing to play for the Super Eagles over the The Three Lions. The exciting winger made his debut for Nigeria against Rwanda on February 29. Moses told Emeka Nwani of  goal.com: ''Yes the opportunity beckoned me to play for England, but I chose Nigeria bec...
Celtic's Efe Ambrose Not Bothered About Losing First Team Place
Published: January 01, 2013
Celtic's Efe Ambrose is not worried about losing his first team place on his return from African Cup of Nations duty with the Nigeria selection. The versatile defender has been selected in Nigeria's provisional squad for the tournament. He would by away for six weeks if he is named by coach Stephen Keshi in the Afcon r...
Maccabi Tel Aviv In Talks With Nigeria Federation To Delay Enyeama's Arrival
Published: December 31, 2012
Israel Premier League log leaders Maccabi Tel Aviv are understood to be in talks with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation to allow Super Eagles custodian Vincent Enyeama play the league match against Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona on Monday, January 7th, informs one.co.il.The Fifa regulations on the release o...
National Team Door Still Open For Odemwingie
Published: December 31, 2012
West Brom attacker Peter Odemwingie still has a future with the National Team despite his Twitter outburst following his snub by the Eagles handlers from the list of players invited to a pre - Nations Cup training camp in Portugal.Ben Alaiya, Super Eagles spokesman, says the 31- year - old one time Bendel Insurance sta...
Omeruo, Ideye Land In Portugal
Published: December 29, 2012
Ahead of Nigeria's friendly with Catalonia on Wednesday, two foreign based professionals have arrived the Eagles camp in Faro, Portugal.ADO Den Haag defender Kenneth Omeruo joined the squad on Saturday afternoon just before the team had their lunch. Also in Southern Portugal is Dynamo Kiev attacker Brown Ideye. Both pl...
Keshi Allows Nosa Igiebor To Play Against Zaragoza
Published: December 28, 2012
The logic has prevailed and Nosa Igiebor will play against Zaragoza on January 4 in La Romareda. At first, the coach of the Super Eagles Stephen Keshi had refused for the talented midfielder to play the match , but has finally budged. FIFA rules clearly state that clubs are obliged to release their internationals 14 da...
Odemwingie: It Is Clear My Days With The Eagles Are Over
Published: December 26, 2012
West Brom forward Peter Odemwingie has hinted that he won't play for the Super Eagles again after he was omitted from the list of players invited to a training camp in Portugal ahead of the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa.The relationship between Odemwingie and coach Stephen Keshi has been far from cordial....
Odemwingie Wants To Be Skipper, Claims Keshi
Published: December 24, 2012
Eagles gaffer Stephen Keshi sensationally revealed on Sunday that Peter Odemwingie wanted to be the captain of the National Team by any means necessary.''He told them that he wanted to be captain as he considered himself one of the most senior players in the current squad.''But how he has behaved in the national team o...
Peter Odemwingie Launches Attack On NFF, Keshi
Published: December 24, 2012
Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie launched a violent attack on the Nigeria Football Federation, coach Stephen Keshi and sports writers yesterday on Twitter.The West Brom forward is not pleased with his omission from the Eagles 32 - man preliminary Nations Cup roster which was released last weekend, claiming that h...
SHITTU Could Reject Nigeria Call
Published: December 23, 2012
Millwall central defender Danny Shittu could turn down a chance to play for the Super Eagles at the 2013 African Cup of Nations, British media has hinted.The London side are contesting for one of the promotion spots and may be without Shittu for vital games in the championship against Bolton, Burnley and Barnsley in Ja...
VINCENT ENYEAMA: It Is Crazy Comparing You To A Monkey
Published: December 20, 2012
Nigeria custodian Vincent Enyeama participated in a promotional video against racism and has shared his thoughts and impressions on the situation in Israel. Sports.walla.co.il quoted Enyeama as saying: ''Players who use racist expressions must be punished. Israel soccer is infected with racism. The fans do not support ...
STEPHEN KESHI: We Need CHIBUZOR OKONKWO Now
Published: December 19, 2012
Beijing Olympic silver medalist Chibuzor Okonkwo's media campaign to be invited to the Super Eagles, who are preparing for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, has yielded dividend.Allnigeriasoccer.com's Editorial Staff can confirm reports in the local media that Okonkwo has joined the Eagles camp in Abuja.''I can confirm ...
Fifa Ranking: Nigeria At The 52nd Position
Published: December 19, 2012
The Super Eagles of Nigeria ended the year as the 52nd best team in the world in the latest ranking by Football's governing body  Fifa. In comparison with last month's ranking, Nigeria, who are the 10th best team in Africa, climbed five places.African Cup of Nations Group C opponents Zambia, Burkina Faso and Ethio...
Celtic Goalkeeper, Fraser Foster Praises EFE AMBROSE
Published: December 17, 2012
Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Foster has praised Nigeria international Efe Ambrose for his defensive solidity in the Champions League.The Glasgow giants have booked their place in the knock - out rounds of Europe's elite club competition after finishing second in their group, only three points behind group winners Barcelona...
MIKEL Settles Row With Mark Clattenburg
Published: December 14, 2012
Mikel Obi was handed a three - match ban by the English FA for confronting Mark Clattenburg after Chelsea's match against Manchester United back in October.Speaking to Sky Sports, Mikel said he has put the matter behind him and is ready to play in any match Clattenburg officiates in future.''Everything is put to bed, w...