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Premier League Stars Still On Scrapheap

All that summer transfer fun – and yet these Premier League stalwarts are still without clubs. Surely not for much longer. Right? Well, erm, maybe not… Giuseppe Rossi Italian forward Rossi has had rotten luck with injuries in recent years, having suffered multiple knee ligament tears at Villarreal and Fiorentina. The ex-Manchester United youngster, who’s currently recovering from his latest ...

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Aiteo Cup: Maikaba Targets Confederation Ticket

Akwa United produced a five-star performance to dispatch Yobe Desert Stars FC of Damaturu 4-0 in the Round of 32 of the Aiteo Cup and advanced to the last 16 of the competition in Uyo on Wednesday. Goals from Ubong Friday, Kodjovi Dadzie, Hassan Babangida and Micheal Ibeh guaranteed Akwa United’s passage to the Round of 16 where they will ...

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Ezenwa Relishes Emergent Relevance

FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has confessed that he is relishing the new wave of relevance he has found in the Super Eagles, as he was first choice for back-to-back World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon, just few weeks after captaining the second team to qualify for the 2018 Championship of African nations (CHAN). Ezenwa, a former junior international, ...

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Odey Yet To Be Unveiled By FC Zurich, MFM Claim Deal Is In Place

Mountain of Fire striker Stephen Odey’s proposed switch to Swiss Super League side FC Zurich may be on the brink of collapse despite the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit claiming a deal is in place. Six days after the close of the summer transfer window, FC Zurich have yet to officially announce the signing of the Nigeria international, fueling speculation ...

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3SC Go On Indefinite Strike

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) players are on an indefinite strike to press home for the payment of their salaries ahead of their final day make or mar clash at Niger Tornadoes on Sunday. The players who are being owed salaries, allowances and match bonuses by the management practically stayed away from their training ground at Lekan Salami Stadium in ...

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Lokosa Thrilled To Form Formidable Strike Force With Nyima For Pillars

Kano Pillars forward, Lokosa Junior has expressed his fulfilment in forming a good striking partnership with fellow teammate, Nyima Nwagua for Kano Pillars in the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League season. The former first bank striker have netted five times for Kano Pillars this season, including the first goal against Elkanemi Warriors in the 2-0 win at the Sani Abacha ...

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Five Akwa United Players Makes 18-Man List For WAFU

Five players from Akwa United with other 13 players have been selected to represent Nigeria in the upcoming West African Football Union (WAFU) competition which kick-start in Ghana this weekend. Head Coach of the home –based Super Eagles squad, Salisu Yusuf has selected goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Ajiboye, and 16 other players for this month’s West African Football Union ...

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MFM Pick CAF Ticket

MFM FC of Lagos on Sunday picked a CAF Champions League ticket, after defeating Nasarawa United of Lafia 2-0 in the penultimate game of the season at Agege Stadium in Lagos. First half goals from Okorom Stanley and Tchato Giscard was all MFM FC needed to announce their presence in Africa’s biggest club competition MFM now have 62 points from ...

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Sunshine Stars Out Of Relegation – Udi

Sunshine Stars of Akure coach, Duke Udi believes his side have escaped relegation from the Nigeria top-flight, after a massive win against FC IfeanyiUbah. The Owena Waves whipped the Anambra Warriors 4-0 in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 37 clash at the Otunba Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu Ode. Ajibola Otegbeye scored from the penalty spot in the ...

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Ezenwa’s Form Excites Babayaro

FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has received words of praise from ex-international shot-stopper, Emmanuel Babayaro, following a sterling performance in his main team debut for the Super Eagles. Speaking against the backdrop of Ezenwa’s clean sheet performance in Nigeria’s 4-0 spanking of Cameroon on Friday, Babayaro gave the home-based Eagles captain top marks. Ezenwa gained the nod to ...

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