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Onuachu Saves Midtjylland

.As Onazi Inspires Trabzonspor To Victory Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu rescued a point for his club Midtjylland who held AaB to a 1-1 away draw in the Danish top flight on Monday night. Onuachu scored in the 91st minute to make sure Midtjylland shared the spoils with AaB. AaB had taken the lead in the 55th minute through Frederik Borsting. …

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Anichebe Expected Back To Action Early April

Sunderland boss David Moyes says he expects injured Nigerian forward Victor Anichebe to be back in action in early April. A medial ligament injury has kept Anichebe out of the Sunderland side that are currently bottom in the Premier League table. He has featured just once since the turn of the year, in a 2-0 away loss to West Brom. …

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Ikeme, Aluko Make Championship Team Of The Weekend

Nigerian duo Carl Ikeme and Sone Aluko have been included in the SkyBet Championship Team of the Weekend. According to fulham.vitalfootball.co.uk Ikeme and Aluko’s inclusion in the Team of the Weekend was not unconnected to their impressive performances for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Fulham respectively. Ikeme was instrumental for Wolves who halted a seven-game winless run with a hard-fought 1-0 home …

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Burkina Faso Name Squad For Nigeria

Burkina Faso have named a list of 25 players ahead of next week’s international friendly against Nigeria in London. The Stallions squad is made up of players that featured at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nation in Gabon where they defeated Ghana to place third. The West African team face Morocco first on March 24 before facing Gernot Rohr’s men …

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Obasi Marks Debut With Two Goals

Nigeria’s Chinedu Obasi made a big impact on his official debut for Chinese side Shenzen FC on Sunday; scoring two goals in their 6-0 win over Dalian Transcendence. The Super Eagles attacker scored his first, and his side’s second, in the 32nd minute, finishing with a left-footed shot inside the penalty area. He netted his second goal to make it …

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NFF Spits Fire

. Task Rohr With World Cup Ticket Or Go The Nigerian Football Federation has tasked the Super Eagles head Coach, to qualify the team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup or will not extend his contract if the team fails to qualify. Rohr’s side are currently leading Group B of Russia 2018 African World Cup qualifying with six points from …

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Legia Warsaw Beat Genk To Signing Ogbu

Vice-captain of the Nigeria U-19 team Igoh Ogbu will join Polish giants Legia Warsaw on a three year deal once he clocks 18 in February next year. Belgian side Genk made a late move to snatch the highly rated 17 year old central defender, who can also play as a defensive midfielder or full back but were told an agreement …

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Man Of The Match Performance Excites Ambrose

On loan Celtic defender has given his take on his man of the match performance for Hibs in their top of the table clash against Dundee United. Ambrose joined promotion chasing Hibs on a 93 days emergency loan and has played in all of their three games since his arrival at the club, where he teamed up with his former …

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Again, Enyeama Inspires Lille To Come Back Win At Nancy

LOSC Lille came from behind to win 2-1 at AS Nancy Lorraine on Saturday, with Rony Lopes grabbing the decisive goal at the Stade Marcel-Picot. As usual, Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeam was in inspirational form. Nancy had earned plaudits for their performance away to Paris Saint-Germain last time out but still ended up losing that game 1-0. Handicapped by their …

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Dalung, Dickson Commission Igali Recreation Centre

The Daniel Igali Recreation Centre in Bayelsa state was at the weekend commissioned by the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung. Dalung at the occasion described Daniel Igali as a sportsman, champion, and a source of pride to the people of Nigeria. After it was unveiled by Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, the two men accompanied by the President …

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