SAM SODJE Undergoes Successful Surgery
Published: November 15, 2012
Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje was discharged from hospital on Wednesday after successfully undergoing a corrective knee surgery in London on Tuesday. Sammy, who is currently unattached after last playing for English League One side Notts County, took the decision to undergo the surgery to correct a troublesome knee h...
Frenage Backs ODEGBAMI Over Plight of Ex Footballers
Published: November 14, 2012
The CEO of Ibadan based FRENAGE-Progression International Soccer Academy; Prince Oluwole Ololade has backed the view of the former Shooting Stars and Green Eagles’ Captain Segun Odegbami on the pitiable condition of some of ex-footballers who have meritoriously served the nation during their active days.Odegbami ...
Venezuela Coach To Start Game With Eight Professionals
Published: November 14, 2012
The Venezuela squad has been depleted by injuries ahead of Wednesday's Fifa sanctioned international friendly against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. So, it becomes easy for the young Burgundy gaffer Cesar Farias to pick his starting eleven.The most respected football website in the South American nation, Lavinotinto.com,...
Venezuelan Players Expect Tough,Physical Game
Published: November 13, 2012
Venezuelan striker José Salomón Rondón says he expects Wednesday's exhibition game with Nigeria to be a tough one, as the Africans have a good pedigree and the country is blessed with talented players.The Rubin Kazan attacker told lavinotinto.com: ''The selection of Nigeria is world class, has a go...
ENYEAMA Gets Cold Reception From Hapoel Fans
Published: November 13, 2012
Last weekend, Nigeria's numero uno Vincent Enyema returned to face his old club Hapoel Tel Aviv in the ninth round of games in the Israeli championship.As expected, Enyeama was taunted by the home supporters, who still regard him as a traitor for joining their bitter rivals in the summer transfer market. Every time he ...
Four Players Withdraw From Venezuela Squad To Face Nigeria
Published: November 12, 2012
The Venezuelan squad has been depleted by injuries ahead of the friendly with the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Wednesday in Florida, USA. Four players earlier invited by coach Cesar Farias have withdrawn from the squad according to the online edition of lavinotinto.Francisco Pol (Panachaiki GE - Greece), Josef Martinez (...
MLS Player BRIGHT DIKE Handed Late Nigeria Call- Up
Published: November 11, 2012
Chinedu Bright Dike, 25, has been invited by Eagles gaffer Stephen Keshi for the exhibition match against Venezuela in Miami, Florida on Wednesday.Three players earlier invited  - Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Onyekachi Apam - have withdrawn from the squad, hence the late invitation of the Portland Timbers forward.P...
ESPN To Broadcast Game; Venezuela Squad Hit By Injuries
Published: November 11, 2012
Media giants ESPN has secured the rights to broadcast Wednesday's exhibition game between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Venezuela National Team, nicknamed The Burgundy. A large number of Nigerian and Venezuelan supporters are expected at Marlins Park, Miami to witness the encounter that serves as a tune - up game...
Crocked ONYEKACHI APAM Will Not Travel To USA
Published: November 11, 2012
Rennes central defender Onyekachi Apam has ruled himself out of the Eagles friendly with Venezuela on Wednesday. The 25 - year - old suffered a relapse of the thigh muscular injury he had been battling with since the start of the season.''He has called the coach (Stephen Keshi, ed) to say he has suffered a fresh recurr...
SAMMY SODJE: I Have Rejected Several Offers
Published: November 10, 2012
Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has cleared the air on the reason why he is yet to join any club in the on going league season.Speaking exclusively to allnigeriasoccer.com, the London born Warri bred rock solid goal scoring defender who last played for English League one side Notts County in the immediate past season d...
Venezuela Friendly: EJIDE Could Miss Hapoel Ramat Gan Game
Published: November 09, 2012
As reported by sports.walla.co.il, Hapoel Be'er Sheva, the Israeli club of Austin Ejide, are concerned with his invitation by coach Stephen Keshi for the friendly against Venezuela in Miami next Wednesday.Two days after the friendly, Hapoel Be'er Sheva are guests to Hapoel Ramat Gan in the tenth round of matches in the...
Court Of Arbitration For Sport Queries Ismaily Over JOHN OWOERI
Published: November 09, 2012
John Owoeri has reportedly completed his switch from CAF Champions League semi-finalists Sunshine Stars to Warri Wolves. However, he has unfinished business with his past Egyptian club Ismaily.According to Ismaily Online , the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland has written Ismaily to respond ...
Official: Rennes Acknowledge APAM Is Unfit
Published: November 09, 2012
Stephen Keshi has named recuperating Rennes centre back Onyekachi Apam in his list of 11 professionals invited for the game against Venezuela on November 14.It remains doubtful if Apam would get playing time against the South Americans as he has not fully recovered from a thigh injury picked up two weeks ago during tra...
SIDNEY SAM: I Am Keen To Play For Nigeria
Published: November 08, 2012
24-year-old Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Sidney Sam has pledged his international future to Nigeria, according to reports in the German media.His pronouncement authenticates coach Stephen Keshi's revelation on Wednesday that the former Germany youth - teamer is keen on playing for the Super Eagles.''There were intense d...
Ogedegbe Lecture: ODEGBAMI Weeps Over Plight Of Ex Footballers
Published: November 07, 2012
Former Shooting Stars and Green Eagles’ Captain Segun Odegbami has expressed angst  and disappointment over the pitiable condition of some of ex-footballers who have meritoriously served the nation during their active days.The ex-international revealed this amidst sobbing while delivering a lecture in the 3r...