John Ogu Apologizes To Academica, Coach For Late Return To Training
Published: January 03, 2014
Nigeria international John Ogu faces a fine by Academica and a role on the substitutes bench for returning late to Portugal after the Christmas break.The Academica brass had mandated the squad to resume training on December 27 only for the 25 - year - old midfielder to join the team four days behind schedule.John Ogu h...
We Are Prepared For South Africa - Ugo Njoku
Published: January 03, 2014
Bayelsa Queens wing-back, Ugo Njoku has declared that the Falconets are ready for South Africa U20 girls ahead of the final round of Canada 2014 U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers.Ugo credited the confidence on good preparations they have had so far with the side currently camping in Abuja for the mouth watering fi...
Kenneth Otigba Waiting To Hear From Keshi Over National Team Future
Published: January 03, 2014
Heerenveen youngster Kenneth Otigba is eligible to represent the National Team of Nigeria  even though he has caps for the youth teams of Hungary.The central defender has strongly hinted that he would consider playing for the Super Eagles  if he is selected for the mundial in Brazil.“Maybe I should choo...
Injured Joseph Akpala To Miss World Cup
Published: January 01, 2014
Karabükspor attacker Joseph Akpala has suffered a serious injury which is expected to keep him on the sidelines for up to six months.And it means the 27 - year - old , who is on loan at Karabükspor from Germans Werder Bremen, will not play a single match again this season and is definitely out of the Brazil 2...
Mikel, Toure, Drogba Make Best Player Shortlist
Published: January 01, 2014
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the three footballers vying for the right to be called the top player on the continent. Two - time winner of the award, Yaya Toure will compete with fellow Ivorian Didier Drogba as well as Nigeria international John Obi Mikel for the 2013 African Footballer of t...
Nigerian Breweries PLC Bags Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Award
Published: December 31, 2013
In a bid to show appreciation to a continuous supporter of Nigerian Sports, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Oyo State chapter during its 2013 end of the year week has bestowed an award of honoured on the Nigerian Breweries Plc in an elaborate event held over the weekend in Ibadan.The Chairman of Oyo State ...
Abdul Ajagun Resumes Training With Panathinaikos
Published: December 31, 2013
Panathinaikos midfielder Abdul Ajagun returned to training on Tuesday morning after he was given some days off by the leadership of the Greek club.The Greens, fourth on the Super League table, are preparing for Sunday’s  clash away to Panaitolikos.On Monday, manager Anastasiou  held a workout without th...
Austin Ejide Delighted With Victory Over Hapoel Tel Aviv
Published: December 31, 2013
Hapoel Beer Sheva, who pay the wages of Nigeria international Austin Ejide, are having their best season ever in the Israeli championship. On Monday , Hapoel Beer Sheva defeated Hapoel Tel Aviv 3 - 1 at the Bloomfield Stadium, the second defeat suffered by the Reds this season against the Camels after they lost 2 - 0 i...
Bosnian Players To Pocket At Least 206,000 Dollars Each If Selected For World Cup
Published: December 30, 2013
Bosnia and Herzegovina, who will play for the first time at the World Cup next summer, are entitled to prize money just like the remaining teams participating in the mundial.For qualifying for the World Cup, Fifa will hand 1.5 million dollars to each federation and another 8 million dollars for participating in the gro...
Purple Patch Continues For Emmanuel Emenike
Published: December 29, 2013
Fenerbahçe defeated Kayserispor 5  - 1 in the Super League on Sunday evening to go eight points clear in the standings.The game which took place at the ├ů×ükrü Saraco├äčlu Stadium, Istanbul saw Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike scoring the fourth goal for the Yellow Canaries after 70 minutes....
Malta Federation Suspends Emmanuel Ibok Edet Again
Published: December 29, 2013
Emmanuel Ibok Edet, 24, took the walk of shame when his team Floriana lost at home to Rabat Ajax last weekend.Thus, the former Nigeria youth international has been handed a one - match ban by the Malta Federation Disciplinary Committee, his second suspension in the 2013 - 2014 campaign.Emmanuel Edet will not travel wit...
Moses Nagogo Bako Tips Flamingoes To Win 2014 U17 Female Football World Cup
Published: December 28, 2013
The Nigerian flag has become synonymous with female football events at the senior, U20 and U17 level.Ask the Confluence Queens Supporters Club Chairman, Hon Moses Nagogo Bako, and he will tell you that the Nigerian flag may similarly fly high in the 2014 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup to be hosted by Costa Rica.An av...
Lukman Haruna Wants To Play In Brazil 2014 World Cup
Published: December 25, 2013
Dynamo Kiev midfielder Lukman Haruna nurses the ambition of wearing the colors of the National Team, more than three years since he last represented the Super Eagles at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.This season, he has been brilliant in the Ukrainian Premier League with 3 goals in his last 15 matches.“I real...
Emmanuel Emenike Not Pleased Karabukspor Fans Jeered At Him
Published: December 24, 2013
In Fenerbahce’s last match in the Super League against Karabükspor, the home fans tormented former player Emmanuel Emenike.The 26 - year - old attacker was jeered and booed by the crowd and he was not pleased with their action.Fanatik.com.tr quoted Emmanuel Emenike as saying: “I did not deserve this be...
Joseph Akpala Over The Moon After Scoring Sixth Goal Of The Season
Published: December 24, 2013
Nigeria international Joseph Akpala has insisted that he will not get carried away with his recent form in front of goal.Akpala arrived Karabukspor on a season - long loan loan  from Werder Bremen just before the close of the summer transfer window. He has netted 4 goals in 10 Super Lig matches including his strik...