Hope Akpan to miss Afcon clash against South Africa

Reading midfielder, Hope Akpan will miss Nigeria's final group A Afcon qualifying game South Africa in Uyo on Wednesday. The 23-year old dislocated his shoulder in the 51st minutes of Nigeria's all important 0-2 victory over Guinea in Pointe-Noire and would be out for Super Eagles win or

Ronaldo reaffirms loyalty to Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has played down lingering rumours of a move back to English side Manchester United , claiming he sees himself a Real Madrid player in the future. The Portuguese international bagged a double brace in the 5-1 mauling over Elche on Tuesday night making his goal

Nigeria Drops four places in latest Fifa Ranking

  The F├®d├®ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) ┬áhas ┬áreleased the 1st ranking of Male ┬áNational football Teams for the year. African champions,Nigeria have dropped four places in the latest ranking. The Super Eagles are now ranked 41st in the world as against their previous 37th position. The drop has also affected Nigeria's African

Omeruo to wait for Boro debut

  Nigerian defender, Kenneth Omeruo will have to wait a little longer before he makes his debut for championship side ┬áMiddlesbrough. Omeruo was expected feature for his new club in their game against Blackpool last Saturday but the Chelsea loanee failed to make the cut and was not even listed for the

Nigeria battles Mali in CHAN debut

  Nigeria will this evening take on ┬áMali in the 2nd game of the African Nations Championship holding in South Africa. The match will be played at the Cape Town Stadium and sees two 'Eagles' of Africa battle each other. Mali will be making her 2nd appearance in the Championships and ┬áhave an

Cardiff City interested in Diouf

  Cardiff City have inquired about the availability of Hannover 96's Senegal striker Mame Biram Diouf. The 26-Year-old played under Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in Manchester United reserves and had spells at Blackburn Rovers and Norwegian club Molde. Diouf has notched 30 goals in 61 appearances since joining Hannover in January 2012. If

Tragedy hits Ghanian Star

    Ghana International Mubarak Wakaso is not the happiest man at the moment. Wakaso's four-month-old son also called Mubarak Wakaso died last Thursday, the players club, Rubin Kazan, has stated on its website. The Russian club has sent its profound condolences to Mubarak, and wished him "the strength to get through this terribly

I did not Demand Money for Mba Transfer:Keshi

    Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi says he was surprised by allegations that he requested for money over the transfer of Sunday Uba. Reports in local media suggested that Keshi tried to get a percentage of the midfielderÔÇÖs transfer fee to CA Bastia. Speaking to Super Sports.com Keshi said ÔÇ£there was no iota

Mourinho directs Omeruo to train only with main squad

  Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ordered Super Eagles Defender Kenneth Omeruo to stop training with the reserves,.OmeruoÔÇÖs adviser Chika Akujobi has told MTNFootball.com ÔÇ£Mourinho has directed that Kenneth only trains with the main squad of Chelsea and no longer also with the reserves, ÔÇ£This clearly shows the increased confidence the coach has

Emenike,Akpala light Turkey with goals

  Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike travelled with Fenerbah├ºe to the Necmettin ┼×eyho─ƒlu Stadium to take on Karab├╝kspor complete with Nigeria international Joseph Akpala. It was the former Bendel Insurance man, Joseph Akpala who opened scoring ┬áfor Karab├╝kspor in the 13th minute but his strike was cancelled out when compatriot Emenike leveled

AVB was sacked for refusing to select Adebayor

    Andre Villas-Boas was sacked on Monday morning when he told chairman Daniel Levy and technical director Franco Baldini that he would not select Togo striker ┬áEmmanuel Adebayor. Villas-Boas had met with the three men after the 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday Night and agreed to meet again the following morning. Although