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Duisburg Coach Salutes ‘Rocket’ Nsofor

MSV Duisburg manager Gino Lettieri has described Nigeria striker Victor Obinna Nsofor as a “rocket” who will explode when he is fully fit. Nsofor fired a brace to help the German Bundesliga 2 side comeback from 3-0 down to end the game 4-4 against a fourth division side Viktoria Cologne. “If Victor is fit, he goes off like a rocket,” ...

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I Am A Gentle Giant- Akinfenwa

AFC Wimbledon striker Adebayo Akinfenwa may be widely seen as an aggressive player, but he has said his daughter brings out the gentleman in him. The big striker has scored three goals in 12 appearances for the League Two side so far this season. “I think I am quite a friendly, gentle giant. I only get aggressive when I’m up ...

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Glo Unveil CAF Awards Promo

National telecom operator and title sponsor of the annual Glo-CAF Awards, Globacom has concluded arrangement to give a special treat to its subscribers who will be hosted as special guests at the 2015 Glo-CAF Awards scheduled to hold on January 7, 2016 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The lucky customers will be selected through the new promo packaged by ...

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Yusuf Fancies Eagles’ Chances Against Etalons

Super Eagles assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf has said his side will overcome the challenges of the Etalons of Burkina Faso. Eagles’ home-based professionals will confront the West African opponents in Sunday’s 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) first leg final round clash at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. Yusuf said his wards have shown promise in training and can ...

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Lagos SUBEB, Organisers Ready For Kiddies Olympics

Preparation for the smooth organisation of the maiden Kiddies Olympics in Lagos from 26 – 30 October, 2015 is in top gear. The Kiddies Olympics is put together by Klozit Limited in conjunction with Isaac Daniels with active collaboration with Sports Officers of State Universal Education Board, SUBEB, in Lagos State. The finals will feature sports such as Football, Track ...

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FIFA U17 World Cup Chile 2015: Eaglets Can’t Retain World Cup- Brunks

A Nigerian born, UEFA A License Coach and Liverpool John-Moore University, United Kingdom’s former handler, Brunks Warwick has expressed fear that the Emmanuel Amuneke led Golden Eaglets squad might find it difficult to defend their 2013 trophy won in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), when the side begin its campaign against the United State this weekend at the 2015 FIFA ...

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Omeruo Misses Kasimpasa Training Again

Kasımpaşa defender Kenneth Omeruo is battling to be fit for his team’s Super Lig clash against Sivasspor on Sunday plus the Super Eagles World Cup qualifiers next month. The Nigeria international has been sidelined by a hamstring injury since Monday, September 28, when he had to be substituted nine minutes into the contest against Godfrey Oboabona’s Rizespor. It had earlier ...

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2015 Glo- CAF Awards: Nigerians Hail Nomination Of Musa, Enyeama

The inclusion of two Nigerian internationals in the preliminary list for 2015 African Player of the Year Award has been hailed by Nigerians. A cross section of Nigerians favored the nomination, with majority hoping that one of the nominees will emerge the continents’ number one player at the Awards night. Ahmed Musa of CSKA Moscow and Lille of France Goalkeper, ...

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2016 Women World: Glo Salutes Falconets

Major sponsor of the Nigeria national football teams, Globacom, has congratulated the Nigerian women U-20 team, the Falconets after they defeated their Congo Democratic Republic counterparts 2-0 in the second round, second leg match for the FIFA Women U-20 World Cup billed for Papua New Guinea in 2016. The Falconets, who chalked up a 4-1 aggregate win after beating the ...

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Shittu Commend Eagles Players

.After Humiliating Cameroon Former Nigeria international Danny Shittu who paid a visit to the Super Eagles dressing room in the wake of their 3 – 0 hammering of Cameroon on Sunday, gave the players a pat on the back for bouncing back after their loss to DRC last Thursday. “In the dressing room with the boys after the game and ...

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