Sports

Eneramo Explains Loan Move

Nigeria striker Michael Eneramo has told MTNFootball.com he agreed to join Turkish club Karabukspor on loan because they met his terms. “I have settled for Karabukspor. I will be there on loan till the end of the season. I chose Karabukspor because I will get the chance to play regular football and they met all my terms as it is ...

Read More »

Uzoenyi Eyes Repeat Of AFCON Glory

Ejike Uzoenyi has said he hopes Nigeria repeat last year’s AFCON glory at CHAN, which gets underway also in South Africa on Saturday. The diminutive left winger was on the squad as Nigeria won a third Africa cup of Nations in February last year. “I strongly believe that we have the capabilities of emerging champions of CHAN,” said the player ...

Read More »

Anichebe Gets New Coach

Victor Anichebe’s West Bromwich Albion, have appointed Nosa Igiebor’s former coach, Pepe Mel as their new manager. The 50-year-old succeeds Steve Clarke, who was sacked in December, on an 18-month contract. Mel was heavily linked with the West Brom vacancy last month, however his demands to bring his own coaching staff to the Hawthorns are believed to have scuppered those ...

Read More »

Rabiu, Reuben Quit Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock have released Nigerian midfielders Rabiu Ibrahim and Gabriel Reuben, saying the pair left “by mutual consent”. “Gabriel requested that he be released from the remainder of his contract to enable him to seek a new challenge elsewhere,” said a statement. “Rabiu left the club by mutual agreement in search of regular first-team football.” Ibrahim signed in January 2013, with ...

Read More »

AWC 2014: Falcons Reach Final Round

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have reached the final round of qualifying series for the 2014 African Women Championship, after Sierra Leone announced her withdrawal from the clash with the six-time African champions. Both teams were due to square off in a qualifying duel in February but Sierra Leone’s voluntary exit means the Falcons will now have to wait for the winner ...

Read More »

Spurs, City Pursue Eaglets Yahaya

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City are locked in a transfer duel for teenage striker Musa Yahaya, who has been labelled the ‘Nigerian Neymar’. The 16-year-old Golden Eaglets forward impressed when Nigeria won the Under-17 World Cup in November and scouts from across Europe have handed a string of positive reports to their clubs in the subsequent two months. His silky ...

Read More »

Ogude Set To Join Russian Club

Nigeria international Fegor Ogude will ink a deal with Russia Premier league side FK Amkar Perm, the midfielder informed MTNFootball.com Ogude, who has been with Valerenga of Norway since 2010, revealed to MTNFootball.com he will soon depart for Russia. “I will soon jet out of Norway for medical with Amkar in Russia. After the medical, then a deal will be ...

Read More »

Mikel, Emenike, Named In Africa XI

The Super Eagles troika of Vincent Enyeama, John Obi Mikel and Emmanuel Emenike were named in Africa XI of the Year 2013. The team, which was rolled out in a 3-4-3 formation, has Vincent Enyeama in goal, with the troika of Mohammed Faty, Ali Benatia and Constant in front of him. The midfield has the quartet of Mikel, Yaya Toure, ...

Read More »

Expect World Cup Of Surprises –Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles and CSKA Moscow winger Ahmed Musa in this interview with our editor DESMOND EKWUEME says beyond any other wish he will be satisfied to be in the World Cup squad. Excerpt… The World Cup is just months away, what is playing up in your mind? Nothing other than praying to be among the 23 players that will be ...

Read More »

New-look Eagles File Out Against Ethiopia

Keshi Instills Confidence Team Physio Seeks Birthday Gift It will be a totally new team today as the home-based national team files out against Wyalai Antelopes of Ethiopia in a friendly aimed at tuning up both sides for the CHAN 2014 Africa Nations Tourney, which starts January 11 in South Africa. With the exit of most players hitherto part of ...

Read More »