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Club Brugge New Signing Open To Representing Nigeria Ahead Holland

Newly signed on Club Brugge of Belgium forward Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld ‎will jump at the chance of representing Nigeria ahead of the Netherlands if called up by coach Gernot Rohr. The 21 year old secured a high profile move to Club Brugge two days back after scoring 11 goals in 29 games for Dutch second division side NEC Nijmegen last ...

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Ajayi Keen On Sporting Lisbon Move – Report

Al Ahly winger Junior Ajayi is reportedly keen on joining Sporting Lisbon after the Portuguese side showed interest in signing the Nigerian. The 22-year-old has been a revelation for Al Ahly since joining from Tunisian side CS Sfaxien in the summer of 2016, scoring 21 and assisting 18 in 71 appearances. He helped the Reds win two league titles, one ...

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Kayode: Why I Left Man City For Shaktar Donetsk

Nigeria striker Olanrewaju Kayode has revealed that he joined the newly Ukrainian double champions Shakhtar Donetsk to re-launch his career. Kayode spent six months on loan at Shaktar Donetsk from Manchester City and scored five goals in 13 appearances after a miserable loan spell at Girona. The 25-year-old Super Eagles star told CSN in Lagos that he turned down several ...

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Uzoho Tied To Deportivo La Coruna Till 2021 With €10m Release Clause

Nigeria International goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho who is currently on the radar of newly promoted La Liga side SD Huesca ‎won’t be a free player in July as earlier reported by Owngoalnigeria.com. Uzoho renewed his contract at the club in October till the summer of 2021 with the club inserting a buy out clause of €10m for the 19 year ...

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Etebo Joins Stoke On A Five-Year Deal

Stoke have completed their first signing of the summer after agreeing a deal with Portuguese side Feirense for Oghenekaro Peter Etebo. The 22-year-old midfielder, who will be at the upcoming World Cup with Nigeria, has signed a five-year contract. Etebo has been capped 14 times by Nigeria and came off the bench during the recent friendly against England at Wembley. ...

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Gambia: ‘We Are Going For A Win- Bom Sowe

Gambia’s female senior team head coach, Fatou Bom Sowe has promised that the Gambia is going to win the Super Falcons of Nigeria on the second leg of the AWCON qualifiers slated to take place in Ghana. The Super Falcons edged over The Gambia on Wednesday at the Independence Stadium following a lone goal by Nigeria’s star player, Okoronkwo Amarachi ...

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Special Olympics Nigeria National Games Begin In Lagos

Two hundred and twenty-four special athletes from 14 states of the federation are competing in the 2018 Special Olympics National Games which kicked off yesterday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere in Lagos. At the opening ceremony which held inside the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Hall, parents and guests were treated to spectacular basketball involving two unified teams. Two athletes selected ...

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Ogu: Youngsters Will Boost Eagles At World Cup

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ugochukwu Ogu (Suker) has declared that the array of young players in Nigeria’s squad to this year’s World Cup will boost the Super Eagles’ hopes of shocking the global soccer showpiece. The former Academica de Coimbra of Portugal star said he is happy to see many young players listed for the Mundial by ...

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Iheanacho Takes Extra Interest In Free Kicks

Leicester City of England attacker, Kelechi Iheanacho has taken extra interest in trying out free kicks in training with the Super Eagles, as he appears eager to improve on the quality of his set pieces during national team matches. Against the backdrop of a rather insipid performance by the former Manchester City whiz-0kid against England last weekend at Wembley Stadium, ...

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Nigeria Prepare 24 Weightlifters For African Youth Games

Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) has set in motion plans to prepare 24 young weightlifters for the 2018 Africa Youth Games in Algeria from July 18 to 27. Secretary-general of the federation, Umar Lambu said the 13 male and 11 female lifters are expected to resume camping in Abuja on Monday. He said the lifters were selected based on their performances ...

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