Category: Sports

FIFA accepts steps taken by NFF to resolve crisis
September 10, 2014 |

FIFA accepts steps taken by NFF to resolve crisis

There is cheering news for Nigerian football as FIFA has accepted the moves made to enforce its request for the Chris Giwa-led faction to quit the Glass House and allow the general secretary take charge of affairs pending when new elections are held. This means that Nigeria will now be able to go ahead with […]

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Keshi has a grudge against us – Bafana Bafana coach
September 10, 2014 |

Keshi has a grudge against us – Bafana Bafana coach

South African coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba  has claimed that Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi was aiming to beat the Bafana Bafana in today’s African Nations Cup qualifier, just to prove a point after he was snubbed by South Africa Football Association(SAFA) for their national coaching job. Keshi and Portuguese-born coach Carlos Queiroz were front runners […]

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Bafana duo want to end Super Eagles dominance
September 10, 2014 |

Bafana duo want to end Super Eagles dominance

The South African team has an excellent opportunity to dominate their Afcon qualifying group, if they can beat the Super Eagles at the Cape Town Stadium today Sibusiso Vilakazi , who inspired South Africa to a 3-0 victory against Sudan, has spoken to the media ahead of the mouthwatering tie against Nigeria. The PSL player […]

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Rooney believes Welbeck’s Arsenal move can help England
September 8, 2014 |

Rooney believes Welbeck’s Arsenal move can help England

Wayne Rooney believes Danny Welbeck’s move from Manchester United to Arsenal will have a positive effect on England’s striking options. Welbeck completed an estimated £16million switch to the Emirates Stadium on transfer deadline day after the arrivals of Radamel Falcao and Angel di Maria further limited his first-team chances under Louis van Gaal. He could […]

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Keshi: We can’t always win
September 8, 2014 |

Keshi: We can’t always win

Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has said his team are now pressed to win in South Africa on Wednesday after they fell 3-2 at home to Congo. South Africa are top of Group A after they won 3-0 in Sudan on Friday and they welcome the African champions in Cape Town. Keshi has now called for […]

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Fenerbahce part ways with Yobo
September 1, 2014 |

Fenerbahce part ways with Yobo

Former skipper of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, is now a free agent from Turkish Super Lig club, Fenerbahce confirmed that he has been released. The club claims it parted ways with the defender, because of restriction in the number of foreign players. Yobo is now expected to be honoured at Fener’s first game of […]

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Investigation launched into Peter Odemwingie transfer
August 22, 2014 |

Investigation launched into Peter Odemwingie transfer

The transfer of Peter Odemwingie from West Bromwich Albion to Cardiff is being investigated by the Football Association. According to claims made in the Daily Mail, Odemwingie is embroiled in a legal dispute with Rob Segal, who represented him in that September 2013 move, over the payment of agents’ fees. The Nigeria striker’s subsequent January […]

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NFF Says There will be no elections on August 26
August 22, 2014 |

NFF Says There will be no elections on August 26

The Nigeria Football Federation has called on all Nigerians to discountenance a statement by the Chairman of NFF Electoral Committee, Mr. Amoni Biambo, to the effect that elections into the NFF Executive Committee will hold at the General Assembly of Tuesday, 26th August, 2014. “The statement must have been made in error. As far as […]

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Eto’o blasts Mourinho over age slur
May 15, 2014 |

Eto’o blasts Mourinho over age slur

Chelsea’s Cameroonian international striker Samuel Eto’o on Thursday branded manager Jose Mourinho “a fool” after the Portuguese coach called his age into question. Mourinho made headlines two months ago when he suggested in a private conversation that the Cameroonian may be older than he claims. Samuel Eto’o “I am 33 years old. And it is […]

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Brazil World Cup: Eagles ‘ll frustrate Messi – Omeruo
May 15, 2014 |

Brazil World Cup: Eagles ‘ll frustrate Messi – Omeruo

SUPER Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo is confident they have what it takes to stop Argentina star Lionel Messi at this summer’s World Cup so long as they defend as a team. Stephen Keshi’s men take on the South American favourites in their final Group F game and Omeruo is eagerly anticipating the chance to lock […]

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