Home » FOOTBALL

FOOTBALL

Eagles On $20,000 A Man To Win 2018 CHAN

Each player of the home-based Eagles will earn about $20,000 win-bonus and allowances should they win the 2018 CHAN in Morocco, officials have disclosed. The further breakdown of the win-bonus shows they will be paid $2000-a-man for a win in the group stage and they will get $3,000 each if they won their quarterfinal. Victory in the semi-final is put ...

Read More »

Ireland To Battle Nigeria For 17 Years Old Obafami

THE FAI are facing competition from Nigeria for the international allegiances of Michael Obafemi, who made his Premier League debut for Southampton yesterday. Still only 17, the striker’s exploits in the Saints youth team earned him a place on the bench against Tottenham and he almost scored the winner during the 10 minutes he got on the pitch. With the ...

Read More »

Mikel Set For Fenerbahce Move

Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel could be set for a move to Turkish giants Fenerbahce before the close of this January transfer window. The 30-year-old Super Eagles skipper has been linked with the Istanbul side in the past, and Sporx reports that the player’s management team has been looking into securing a move to the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium. Mikel is ...

Read More »

Rio Ave Loans Out Sunday Abalo Again

Sunday Abalo is heading out on another loan spell after his parent club Rio Ave agreed a deal for him to join second division side SC Covilha for the rest of the season. It will be the third loan spell the 22 year old will be experiencing since his debut for Rio Ave in the 2014/2015 season, where he made ...

Read More »

Roma Wants Parma For Sadiq Umar

.As Striker Wants To Leave Italy Despite the determination of newly appointed coach of Torino Walter Mazzari to hang onto on loan Roma ‎forward Sadiq Umar, Roma are still pushing the 20 year old to agree a loan move to Serie B side Parma. Sadiq has failed to nail a permanent spot in the Torino line up despite impressing in ...

Read More »

Onyekuru Set To Return Before End Of Season- Everton

On loan Everton forward Henry Onyekuru who is back at the club receiving treatment after injuring his knee while in action for his loan side Anderlecht, won’t be needing surgery according to a statement by Everton. There have been confusion on if the 20 year old would undergo surgery with Anderlecht insisting he has to , while the forward said ...

Read More »

Total CHAN: Injury Hits Eagles Camp

Home Based Super Eagles gaffer Salisu Yusuf has confirmed that three of his key players are down with injury and may not play in the last group match against Equatorial Guinea billed for Agadir on Tuesday. He disclosed to SportsDay during their training in Tangier on Saturday evening that Stephen Eze, Orji Kalu and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi are all down with ...

Read More »

Total CHAN: Faleye Assures Fans Of More Goals

Home Based Super Eagles Striker Sunday Faleye has assured his football fans back home more goals in the ongoing Total CHAN Tournament as they battle Equatorial Guinea in their last group stage match scheduled for Tuesday in Agadir. Faleye who scored the winning goals against Libya in their second match of the competition maintained that he will continue to give ...

Read More »

Sanchez, Mkhitaryan Switch Agreed In A Rare Swap Deal

It started with Liverpool spending $104M (£75M – 1.39 dollar to the pound) to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton and making him the world’s most expensive defender. Philipp Coutinho’s extended courtship with Barcelona was finally consummated with the Brazil midfielder moving from Liverpool to Barcelona for $147M (£106M). The latest headline move involved no money changing hands but the ...

Read More »

Efe Ambrose Always Scared Of Derbies

Efe Ambrose isn’t scared of facing Hearts at Tynecastle after his first taste of derby madness in Africa resulted in fans following him home. The Nigerian was so scared of playing for his first club in their big city derby he pulled a sickie to avoid making the squad. While Scottish football prides itself on the atmospheres whipped up in ...

Read More »