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 ...
Stefano Okaka Makes Sampdoria Debut
Published: February 09, 2014
New Sampdoria signing Stefano Okaka made his debut for the Genoa based side in their 1 - 0 win over Cagliari on Sunday afternoon.24 - year - old Okaka penned a two - and - a - half year contract with Sampdoria in the winter transfer market, in the process ending his romance with Parma.“I’m happy, I was expe...
Eddy Onazi Advices Lazio Teammates To Remain Calm
Published: December 15, 2013
Nigeria international Eddy Onazi was an unused substitute in Lazio’s 2 - 0 victory over Livorno on Sunday in the 16th round of games. It would have been his 14th Serie A game had he been fielded by manager Vladimir Petković.Ahead of the encounter at the Olympic Stadium, Eddy Onazi urged his teammates to remain ...
Agent Defends Innocent Emeghara
Published: November 19, 2013
Switzerland international Innocent Emeghara was a hit in his first season in the Serie A, netting 7 goals in 17 appearances for demoted Siena.Now defending the colours of Livorno, the 24 - year - old attacker has struggled in the current campaign with only 1 goal in his first 11 matches for the Amaranto.Gianluca Di Dom...
Parma Sweating On Fitness Of Joel Obi
Published: November 11, 2013
As reported by the official website of Parma, the injury woes of Nigeria international Joel Obi are far from over.Against Lazio on Sunday, the midfielder had to be substituted as early as the 26th minute due to a muscle injury.Club medics will conduct further checks on Joel Obi on Wednesday, the date Parma are schedule...
Stefano Okaka In Race To Be Fit For Juventus Clash
Published: November 01, 2013
Italian - Nigerian attacker Stefano Okaka is racing against the clock to get fit for the Serie A clash against Juventus on Saturday at Stadio Ennio Tardini.The 24  - year - old ex Italy youth - teamer had an individual session with the physiotherapists on Thursday.His last appearance for the Yellow and Blues was a...
Osarieman Ebagua Complains About Poor Pitch
Published: October 08, 2013
Italian - Nigerian striker Osarieman Ebagua says he is enjoying his career with Spezia even though the poor playing surface might affected his performance in home matches.Last season, the 27 - year - old netted 17 times in the championship for past team Varese and this feat made him highly sought after in the summer, w...