Afro-Russian Defender Brian Idowu Opens Premier League Account
Published: December 05, 2016
Brian Idowu scored his first ever goal in the Russian Premier League as Amkar Perm defeated Gazovik Orenburg 3-0 in game week seventeen on Monday afternoon.The 24-year-old was one of three Nigerian players that was handed game time at Stadion Zvezda, the others being Super Eagles midfielder Fegor Ogude and former Norwa...
Krylia Sovetov Sweating On The Fitness Of Mbakogu Ahead Of Trip To Rubin Kazan
Published: October 13, 2016
 FC Krylia Sovetov Samara striker Jerry Mbakogu is doubtful for his team’s Russian Premier League tie away to Rubin Kazan on Saturday. Manager Franky Vercauteren has informed via the official website that their Nigerian player has minor health problems and it remains unclear when he would return to ful...
Former AC Milan Striker Ezekiel Claims He Has Been Racially Abused Three Or Four Times
Published: September 30, 2016
Henty Ezekiel claims he was racially abused before he joined Lokomotiv Moscow.The former AC Milan starlet, who made this disclosure while interacting with fans of the Railway Men, joined the Russian Premier League side from Olimpija in February. Ezekiel told Soviet Sport : “Is there racism in Russia? For me, such...
Ahmed Musa Sets Personal Milestone As CSKA Moscow Clinch Russian Title
Published: May 21, 2016
CSKA Moscow clinched the Russian Premier League title on the final day of the season after beating Rubin Kazan 1-0 at the Kazan Arena, with Alan Dzagoev netting the game-winner in the 19th minute.Following their win, the Muscovites finished the season with 65 points, ahead of closest challengers FC Rostov who garnered ...
Ahmed Musa Reflects On Long Range Strike Vs FK Krasnodar
Published: May 17, 2016
CSKA Moscow frontman Ahmed Musa has reflected on his wonder goal against FK Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League on Monday. The Nigeria international opened scoring in the 17th minute with a long range shot, and has admitted that he was surprised that he scored from that distance. “I was lucky enough to open s...
Ahmed Musa Takes His Tally In The League To 12 Goals, As CSKA Continue Their Winning Ways
Published: May 11, 2016
CSKA Moscow continue to lead the pack in the Russian Premier League and are now five points ahead of FC Rostov courtesy of their 3-1 win against FC Ufa at Stadion Neftyanik on Wednesday afternoon.In the entertaining encounter, two Nigeria international strikers in the shape of Ahmed Musa (CSKA) and Sylvester Igboun (Uf...
Aaron Samuel Voted Third Best Player At CSKA Moscow For April
Published: May 03, 2016
CSKA Moscow fans have voted injured Nigerian striker Aaron Samuel as the club’s third best player for the month of April, writes the official website of the Army Men. The Guangzhou R&F loanee finished behind experienced defender Aleksei Berezutski and Alexander Golovin.Last month, Samuel featured in six games...
Aaron Samuel, Ahmed Musa On Song In CSKA Moscow Win
Published: April 28, 2016
Aaron Samuel and Ahmed Musa were on target to help CSKA Moscow climb back to the Premier League table following their 3-0 rout of Ural on Thursday afternoon.The Muscovites had no trouble seeing off the opponents, with Aaron Samuel netting his second league goal in the 19th minute.Ahmed Musa then added a second in the 5...
Ogude,Anene&Idowu Suffer Penalty Shootout Outbreak In Russian Cup
Published: April 20, 2016
Zenit St Petersburg beat Amkar Perm on penalties to progress to the final of the Russian Cup on Wednesday evening.The Russian-Nigerian defender Brian Idowu gave Amkar Perm the lead in the 19th minute but both teams were level at half-time, with Javi Garcia equalizing for Zenit in the 41st minute.The two teams could n...
Brian Idowu Argues That Messi,Ronaldo Will Struggle Against Amkar Perm At Temperature Of Minus 30
Published: April 20, 2016
Ahead of Amkar Perm’s Russian Cup tie with Zenit Saint Petersburg, Brian Idowu has argued that two of the best footballers in the world, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, will struggle against his team due to the unfavorable conditions. Zenit’s Russia international Artem Dzyuba first pointed out that the ...
Ahmed Musa Predicts Tough Derby Game Against Lokomotiv Moscow
Published: April 16, 2016
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa has predicted a tough fixture for CSKA Moscow when tackle city rivals Lokomotiv in the Russian Premier League on Saturday in Cherkizovo, but is hopeful that the Army Men will get the three points.The Army Men head into today’s fixture atop the standings with 46 points garnered, wh...
Brian Idowu Expects Tough Game Against Mordovia
Published: April 14, 2016
Brian Idowu expects FC Mordovia to put up a fight when they tackle his club Amkar Perm in the Russian Premier League on Friday, April 15, despite losing 7-1 to CSKA Moscow last weekend.The Russian-Nigerian stopper has pointed out that the Republic of Mordovia-based team scoured four times against the Army Men in the fi...
Henty Ezekiel Confident Lokomotiv Moscow Will Win Title
Published: April 03, 2016
Henty Ezekiel,22, believes Lokomotiv Moscow will win the Russian Premier League title at the end of this season.After 21 games played in the division, Lokomotiv Moscow are six points behind leaders Rostov, who have played a game more, but the Nigerian is confident the Railwaymen can close the gap.“I like the styl...
Ahmed Musa Excused From CSKA Moscow Training
Published: April 02, 2016
Ahead of CSKA Moscow’s big game in the Russian Premier League on Sunday against Zenit St. Petersburg, Ahmed Musa did not participate in full training on Friday.The Super Eagles star and teammate Aaron Samuel both returned to the Russian capital on Thursday after international duty.And due to the long flight and c...
Ahmed Musa, Aaron Samuel Yet To Resume Training With CSKA Moscow
Published: March 31, 2016
Super Eagles strikers Ahmed Musa and Aaron Samuel did not participate in CSKA Moscow’s training session on Thursday.Championat.com is reporting that the two Nigeria national-teamers are expected to arrive in Russia on Friday, April 1, two days before the Muscovites face off against Zenit Saint Petersburg in the P...