Joseph Yobo recalled to Nigeria for Mexico

Nigeria have recalled Norwich City's Joseph Yobo to their squad for a friendly with Mexico in USA on 5 March. The 33-year-old has not played for Nigeria since they won the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa last year. Yobo is Nigeria's most-capped player with 93 appearances and now has a

Ehiosun steals show to earn point for Samsunspor

  Nigeria striker Ekhigo Ehiosun continued his good scoring form on Saturday in Turkish football 2nd tier. Ehiosun scored one and had a hand in another two goals to complete a man of the match performance for Samsunspor as they drew 3-3 away to  Adana Demirspor. With his side two goals down under

Keshi to recall forgotten heroes

Super Eagles gaffer, Stephen Keshi is set to recall likes of Lukman Haruna, Ikechukwu Uche, back into the team ahead of the World cup which would be held in Brazil. I.K Uche has been setting La Liga alight with his goals, scoring 12goals in as many games, On the other

Osaze scores 1st stoke goal

Nigeria striker  Peter Odemwingie opened his goal account for Stoke City as they forced Southampton to a 2-2 draw this afternoon  at the St Mary’s Stadium. The former Bendel insurance of Benin striker signed for Stoke City few weeks back in a deal that saw Kenwyne Jones move in the opposite

Olaitan brace sinks former club

    Michael Olaitan's  superb form in the Greek Super League has continued. The 21-year-old  travelled with Olympiacos to take on former club Veria at the Viera stadium in Greece this evening. Recall that Olaitan started his Greek  adventure with tonight's opponent, for whom he  scored 14 goals in 62 appearances. He helped them gain

Official : Raheem Lawal joins Eskisehirspor

  Nigeria international Raheem Lawal has joined Turkish Super Lig side Eskisehirspor. According to an announcement on the club website, Lawal has signed a three - and - a - half year deal that will keep him┬áat the club ntil the summer of 2017. The midfielder was linked with a move to Real

Breaking News: Victor Obinna on the verge of signing for Chievo

  Reports reaching football 411 editorial staff indicates that Nigeria international striker Victor Obinna Nsofor is on the verge of signing for Cheivo Verona. This will mark a return to the Stadio Bentegod ┬áwhere he played between 2005 and 2008. The 26-year-old has ┬ápacked his ┬ábag and baggage┬áand is flying to Verona to

Odemwingie confident of stoke success

    Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie has been speaking after completing his move to Stoke City. The striker joined the porters in a swap deal that saw Kenwyne Jones move the opposite direction. "One of my strongest qualities is being able to put the ball into the back of the net, with either my

Emenike out for three weeks

  Nigeria international striker Emmanuel Emenike will will be out of action for about three weeks due to injury. Emenike sustained the injury,a partial tear on his right thigh muscle while in action for Fenerbahce against Konyaspor on Monday night. After series of tests carried out by ┬áclubÔÇÖs doctors, it was confirmed that

Cordoba acquires Obiora Nwankwo

  Spanish┬áSecond┬áDivision side Cordoba have signed Nigerian Midfielder international Obiora Nwankwo on a free┬átransfer. The 22-year-old has been a free agent since he terminated his contract with Romanian giants FC Cluj accusing them of forging his signature on another contract different from what he signed. The former Heartland player who last featured for

Yakubu moves to Al Rayyan of Qatar

  Nigerian striker Yakubu Ayegbeni has joined Al Rayyan from Chinese side Guangzhou R&F for an undisclosed fee. The former Blackburn Rovers striker has signed a one-and-a-half-year deal with the Qatari club. Speaking to the BBC Yakubu said:: "Al Rayyan came forward seriously for me, showing strong ambition and I liked their project. "It

NFF considering contract extension for Keshi

    ThisDay ┬áNigeria is reporting that Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, will be offered a new contract by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to remain in charge of the national team till 2019. A board member of the federation, who craved anonymity, told THISDAY last night that the federation would tie

Bartholomew Ogbeche gets Cambuur deal

  With a note on its official website,Dutch Eredivisie side,SC Cambuur have announced the signing of former Nigerian International Bartholomew Ogbeche. The former PSG star joins on a short term contract after impressing the management of Cambuur during a test game against Go Ahead Eagles where he scored five goals. The 29-year-old will

Mba Eyes World Cup Spot

The Super Eagles midfielder has revealed that he chose to play in the French Ligue 2 to boost his chances of making the 2014 World Cup squad Nigeria midfielder Sunday Mba has revealed he joined CA Bastia in order to accomplish his ambition of playing at the 2014 Fifa World Cup