Joel Obi Scores First - Ever Serie A Goal For Inter Milan
Published: November 23, 2014
In his 47th appearance for Inter Milan, Nigeria international Joel Obi netted his first - ever goal for the club in the Serie A as they shared the spoils with city rivals AC Milan on Sunday night.Jeremy Menez gave Milan a first half lead before Joel Obi restored parity for Inter Milan after 60 minutes.Italian website T...
Angelo Ogbonna Battling To Be Fit For Olympiakos Clash
Published: November 02, 2014
Ahead of the Bianconeri’s clash with Olympiakos in the Champions League, defender Angelo Ogbonna is battling to be fit for the tie at Juventus Stadium Torino. The Italy international started Saturday’s 2 - 0 win over Empoli but he had to make way for Stephan Lichtsteiner before the resumption of the second ...
Joel Obi Named In Inter Milan Squad To Tackle Qarabag
Published: October 01, 2014
Inter Milan manager Walter Mazzarri has named his provisional roster for the upcoming Europa League clash against Qarabag.Included in the the provisional 20 - man squad list is  Joel Obi, who will battle Guarin, Kuzmanovic, Medel, Krhin, Hernanes and MVila for a spot in midfield. The Super Eagles midfielder has no...
Angelo Ogbonna Lavishes Praise on Carlos Tevez
Published: September 28, 2014
Speaking to the official website of Juventus immediately after the 3 - 0 thrashing of Atalanta, Italian - Nigerian Angelo Ogbonna has praised the contribution of Argentina international Carlos Tevez to the victory .The ex West Ham, Manchester City and Manchester United forward bagged a brace for the Italian champions, ...
Stefano Okaka Relishing The Prospect Of Facing Mauricio Pinilla
Published: September 27, 2014
Ahead of the confrontation with Genoa in the Serie A on Sunday, Sampdoria’s Italian - Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka is relishing the prospect of facing Mauricio Pinilla, who will lead the frontline for I Rossoblu.While Stefano Okaka has found the back of the net only on one occasion this season, Chile World Cup ...
Stefano Okaka Reveals Expectations Heaped On His Shoulders At Roma
Published: September 18, 2014
Italian - Nigerian Stefano Okaka has admitted that he is enjoying a new lease of life at Sampdoria.The attacker has pointed out that there was so much weight on his shoulders during his time at Roma, where he was considered to be one of the talents in Italian Football. “At age 17, in Rome there were many pressure...
Obinna Ajoku To Spend Two More Months On The Sidelines
Published: August 11, 2014
29 - year - old Obinna Ajoku has been unable to find a new employer after he mutually terminated his deal with Thai top - tier side, Air Force United. Before he shredded the agreement, injuries limited his appearances to just one goal in three matches in the division, compared to the previous season where he struck eig...
Joel Obi Returns To Inter Milan Lineup
Published: August 11, 2014
Nigeria international Joel Obi was named in the starting lineup as Inter Milan faced Eintracht Frankfurt in a pre - season friendly on Sunday afternoon. In front of 50,000 spectators, the Italian side lost 1 - 3 to Eintracht Frankfurt at the Commerzbank Arena.All four goals came in a 14 - minute spell in the first half...
Wilfred Osuji Shocked Padova Are No Longer A Going Concern
Published: July 16, 2014
Midfielder Wilfred Osuji has said that he was shocked that Padova are no longer in existence, after they were declared bankrupt.And the former AC Milan youth - teamer is sorry for the employees of the club and the fans, who have followed the team for more than 100 years.“I learnt through the internet. We did not ...
Angelo Ogbonna Calls For Focus Ahead Of Benfica Tie
Published: April 20, 2014
Juventus need 5 more points from their remaining 4 games to be assured of retaining the Serie A title they have won 29 times in the past.The Old Lady were highly favored to do well in the Champions League but failed to advance to the knock out rounds and had to drop down to the Europa League after their elimination.Ahe...
Victor Obinna Targets Victory In Verona Derby
Published: April 05, 2014
Speaking shortly before the derby against Hellas Verona, Nigeria international Victor Obinna has stated that it is important for Chievo Verona to grab the three points on offer in their bid to beat the drop. The Flying Donkeys are 16th on the 20 - team Serie A table, just 2 points above the last relegation spot occupie...
Victor Obinna Gets High Marks In Italy
Published: March 23, 2014
Despite joining the fray past the half way stage in the second half, Victor Obinna got high marks in Italy following his display against Roma in the Serie A on Saturday.The Nigeria National Teamer was introduced by manager Eugenio Corini in the 70th minute as replacement for Dejan Lazarević and he got the highest rat...
Chelsea, Inter Milan Begin Negotiations For Obi Mikel
Published: March 22, 2014
According to Colin Udoh of British tabloid Telegraph, a line of communication has been opened between representatives of John Obi Mikel , Chelsea and Inter Milan regarding the transfer of the Nigeria international to Italy in the summer.It is no longer a secret that Inter Milan want to bolster their ranks with the acqu...
Stefano Okaka Happy With Sampdoria Form
Published: March 09, 2014
Sampdoria defeated Livorno 4 - 2 on Sunday, March 9 in the Italian Serie A.Italian - Nigerian striker Stefano Okaka scored for the second consecutive game after finding the back of the net in the 68th minute.Speaking to Sky Sport Italia after the game held at Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Genova), Okaka said : &ldquo...
Victor Obinna Pleads With Fans To Rally Behind Chievo
Published: February 14, 2014
New Chievo Verona signing Victor Obinna was pleasantly surprised that he was handed the number 10 jersey .This is his second stint with the Flying Donkeys, having previously worn their jersey from 2005 - 2008.During that time, he scored 20 goals in 86 matches before jumping ship to Inter Milan.“My trips to other ...