Onyekachi Apam Out For Three Weeks
Published: January 18, 2013
Rennes defender Onyekachi Apam will spend the next three weeks on the sidelines after he suffered a tear in his right thigh against Bordeaux last weekend, the official website of the Ligue 1 club has disclosed. Apam was not in the Rennes squad that played Montpellier in the League Cup on Wednesday. He will be absent fo...
Yussuf Ayila: Eagles Have 90 Percent Chance Of Winning Afcon
Published: January 18, 2013
Out-of-favor Nigeria international Yussuf Ayila has commented on the chances of the Super Eagles winning silverware at the African Cup of Nations. ''We have many good players who play in Europe, and a good coach. So our chances of winning the tournament are quite good. Rate them as 80-90%,'' Ayila told dynamomania.com....
Editorial: Super Eagles Squad Is Inexperienced
Published: January 18, 2013
Ivory Coast is widely expected to win the African Cup of Nations tournament this year. This is really one of the strongest teams on the continent. But it's just the same as last year. They were lacking luck then. How about today? Their team is really impressive. In my opinion Ghana and Nigeria can cause them trouble.Fi...
Fifa Ranking: Super Eagles Remain At 52nd Position
Published: January 17, 2013
Football's governing body, Fifa has released its latest ranking of countries. The National Team of Nigeria are ranked as the 52nd best team in the world, the same position they were ranked by the global body in December. In comparison with last month's ranking, Nigeria are now ranked as the 9th best team in Africa.The...
Sone Aluko Faces Eight Weeks On Sidelines
Published: January 17, 2013
Fringe Super Eagles player Sone Aluko has been battling with injury since November. The Hull City forward visited a specialist during the week, and it has been confirmed that the 23 - year - old could face up to eight weeks on the sidelines.The news will come as a big blow to manager Steve Bruce as Aluko has been one o...
Efe Ambrose Urges Celtic To Sign International Teammate Juwon Oshaniwa
Published: January 16, 2013
Nigeria international center back Efe Ambrose has urged the Celtic hierarchy to sign international teammate Juwon Oshaniwa, who is being linked with a winter move to the Glasgow giants.24 - year - old Ambrose is one of the success stories of Celtic this season and has flourished especially in the UEFA Champions League....
Christian Obodo: Keshi Should Build His Team Around Mikel
Published: January 16, 2013
It is a shame that the career of Italy based player Christian Obodo has nosedived. Touted as Nigeria's first true box-to-box midfielder, Obodo is now a free agent after he was released by Udinese this past summer. While the Super Eagles starting eleven against Burkina Faso in a few days time is shrouded in mystery, Obo...
Austin Ejide Making Remarkable Progress In Fitness Race
Published: January 15, 2013
Hapoel Be'er Sheva numero uno Austin Ejide is making remarkable progress in his bid to regain fitness after he suffered a muscle injury against Cape Verde in a tune - up game last Wednesday.Ejide, who is expected to act as back - up to Vincent Enyeama in South Africa, was involved in training with Eagles goalkeeper tra...
Ugonna Ezenwaka Free To Play For Maccabi Netanya
Published: January 14, 2013
The Nigeria Football Federation has sent the International Transfer Certificate of Ugonna Ezenwaka to Israel. The Flying Eagles midfielder can now start playing for Premier League club Maccabi Netanya after weeks of suspense.Recall that Ezenwaka signed a one - year contract (option for four years inserted in deal) with...
Obuh Delighted With Progress Of Omeruo, Onazi
Published: January 14, 2013
In an interview with MTNFootball.com, coach of the Nigeria Under 20s, John Obuh, says he is delighted with the progress made by two of his former charges - Kenneth Omeruo and Eddy Onazi - and his tipped more players that were in his stable to break into the full National Team. This is what Obuh told the portal: ''I am ...
Victor Deniran Starts Training With Montana
Published: January 13, 2013
Olympic National Team invitee Victor Deniran, 22, has not played for Bulgarian team Montana since November last year following an injury in a cup game.In Deniran's absence, Montana struggled in the championship, failing to win their last two matches before the league went on recess. If the situation does not improve in...
Lukman Haruna Pleased Brown Ideye Made Afcon Squad
Published: January 12, 2013
Dynamo Kiev midfielder Lukman Haruna has commented on his first training session with the Ukrainian vice - champions after the winter break. Football.ua citing the official website of Dynamo Kiev quoted Haruna as saying: ''I am ready, need to get used to the schedule. In the spring, we've got 12 matches in the Premier...
Austin Ejide Out For Two Weeks
Published: January 11, 2013
This is now official. Hapoel Be'er Sheva custodian Austin Ejide has been ruled out of action for two weeks following a hamstring injury he picked up against Cape Verde in a pre - Nations Cup friendly on Wednesday.''In fact he should be ready for our opening group game against Burkina Faso on January 21. ''The doctor ha...
Gbenga Arokoyo Tips Eagles For Afcon Glory
Published: January 11, 2013
Mjällby AIF central defender Gbenga Arokoyo has tipped the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations trophy when the final match is played on February 10 in Johannesburg.The youngster has called on Nigerians to support the Stephen Keshi tutored side in its quest to bring the cup home.Speaking to allnigeriaso...
Austin Ejide Plays Down Injury Fears
Published: January 10, 2013
Hapoel Be'er Sheva custodian Austin Ejide has quickly moved to dispel suggestions that he is injured and will spend some time on the sidelines following a thigh strain on Wednesday night against Cape Verde in a pre -Nations Cup friendly.According to the former Gabros goalkeeper, doctors have given him the green-light t...