TWO Spanish football managers, Miguel Angel and Manuel Daniel, have declared that there are unknown Nigerian talents that could dislodge Fernando Torres from the Spanish national team. Angel and Daniel from Muzoz Rivas and Baizan Cares FC in Spain could not hide their admiration for Nigerian talents that they said that they would make stars out of the abundant talents that abound in Nigeria.Read More
ENUGU â€” The sack of Christian Chukwu, Chief Technical Adviser of Rangers International of Enugu, has seriously been frowned at by players of the club.Read More
FIFA Vice President Jack Warner yesterday described Bauchi as one of the best centres for the U-17 World Cup Nigeria will host from October.Read More
So much work in such a short time, yet the ripples have not given way.Athletes have had to be moved from one hotel to another for reasons bothering on lean purses of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria. The new President, Solomon Ogba, knew how bad the situation was but never imagined the magnitude. And in trying to steer track and field from the rock bottom that he found it to a reasonable level, Ogba appears to be taking more than he can chew.Read More
Former Chairman of Gombe State Football Association, Alhaji Ahmed Gara-Gombe has scored President of the Nigeria Football Association (NFF), Ahaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi low, stressing that he does not deserve to be returned as president when his tenure expires next year.Read More
PATRIOTISM is a mere word, without meaning, and absent in government policies. Over time, governments of Nigeria have done little to impress on Nigerians the importance of loving our country.Read More
SUPER Eagles Coach Amodu Shuaibu is one person who does not succumb to fear. Despite all the criticisms about his Eagles, Amodu remains constant that Nigeria would pick the ticket to play in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa ahead of Tunisia.Read More
3SC boss Mutiu Adepoju has confirmed that 11 players have been placed on transfer as their services are no longer required by the team.
â€œYes I can confirm to you that eleven players have been given letters placing them on transfer. Itâ€™s a hard decision to take, but since their services are no longer required we had no other option,â€ he explained.
AS the zero hour to the September 6 all-important cracker between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia draws near, ex international Chike Arisa has warned that Nigeria should brace up or be ready to swallow the bitter pill at the National Stadium in Abuja.Read More
FORMER Super brat, Etim Esin has confessed that he needs Nigeriaâ€™s qualification for the 2010 World Cup even more than the players. The ex-international who was christened â€œMaradonaâ€™ because of his monumental skills said that he would use the World Cup in South Africa to shot himself back to reckoning and therefore is begging the team not to toy with the qualification.Read More
Christian Chukwu yesterday rejected a letter informing him that his contract with Enugu Rangers will not be renewed.Read More
ENUGUâ€”FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner, yesterday, commended the government of Enugu for putting in place standard facilities at the Nnadi Azikiwe Stadium in readiness for the U-17 world Cup to be hosted by Nigeria from October 24 to November 15.Read More
Egypt and Gabon have overtaken Nigeriaâ€™s Super Eagles in the latest FIFA ranking, released yesterday, which has Confederations Cup champions, Brazil, remaining top of the pack while Cote dâ€™Ivoire are the highest ranked African team in the world.Read More
It is now clear that Warri, one of the proposed venues for the FIFA Under 17 World Cup may not be among the centres that will host teams when soccer hostilities commence in October.Read More
THREE Taekwando instructors from Korea will storm Lagos this weekend to continue their month long Taekwando workshops in Nigeria.Read More