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Transfer deals - January 2015

The January transfer window opened in England, Scotland and Wales on Saturday, 3 January and will close again on Monday, 2 February at 23:00 GMT. Signings ... Full story

Rayon Vallecano Names Stadium Gate After 'Wilfred Agbonavbare'

Spanish club, Rayo Vallecano, have again demonstrated their love towards late Nigeria goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare, who died in Spain after a battle with cancer, by ... Full story

Guinea, Mali Qualification Hopes Lie In Ballot Votes

Guinea and Mali will have to wait until lots are drawn to decide who will advance to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations ... Full story

Algeria Qualify Ghana Send South Africa Packing

Ghana came from behind to defeat South Africa 2-1 in their last group game, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of ... Full story

Nigerian Football Federation Mourns As Super Eagles Coach Passes On

Ex-coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Musa Abdullahi passed away on Sunday January 25, 2015. Abdullahi coached the Nigerian under 17 and 20 teams (Golden Eaglets ... Full story

Chelsea Will Recover 'Mourinho' Vows

Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea will quickly recover from their humiliating FA Cup exit against third-tier Bradford because most of his star players missed the stunning ... Full story

'Asamoah Gyan' Ghana's Captain Praised By 'Avram Grant'

Ghana coach Avram Grant says Asamoah Gyan is "one of the greatest players" he has ever worked with. Grant watched as Gyan kick-started Ghana's Africa Cup ... Full story

Zambia Coach 'Honour Janza' Angry With Selfish Egos

The Copper Bullets missed several excellent chances before they were undone by two late goals, to leave them bottom of Group B. "Playing as a team ... Full story

3yrs After The Death Of His Wife 'Wilfred Agbonavbare' Has Been Diagnosed With Same Illness

Three years after the wife of former Nigerian International goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare died of breast cancer, the ex-footballer has been diagnosed with the same illness. Agbonavbare, an ex-Rayo ... Full story

'Olanrewaju Kayode' Express Sadness Over 'Super Eagles' AFCON Miss

Former Flying Eagles striker, Olanrewaju Kayode, is sad that the Super Eagles are not among the battling teams at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations ... Full story

'Obi Mikel' Blames Eagles For 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Miss

Mikel Obi has blamed the Super Eagles for not doing enough to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations which kicked off in Equatorial ... Full story

Aiyegbeni Tips 'Ivory Coast' For Title At Africa Cup Of Nations

Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni believes the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Equatorial Guinea will be the best outing for the Elephants of Ivory ... Full story

'Equatorial Guinea' Will Kick Off The Africa Cup Of Nations On Saturday,Only Two Months After Stepping In As Hosts

Original hosts Morocco had asked to postpone the event because of their fears over the spread of the Ebola virus but their plea was rejected ... Full story

I Still Love The Red Devils - Paul Pogba

Juventus star Paul Pogba has explained why he chose to leave Manchester United but has admitted he still loves the club. Much to the dismay of ... Full story

Kano Pillars Can Win The CAF Champions League – Okey Emordi

Kano Pillars coach Okey Emordi has expressed confidence on his side’s ability win the CAF Champions League, which will kick off in February. Emordi told our ... Full story

Jay-Jay Okocha's Nephew Meet Arsenal FC's 18-Year-old, Alex Iwobi (PHOTOS)

Looks like Okocha's family is blessed with real soccer talents .His 18-year-old nephew whose name is  Alex Iwobi captains Arsenal's Under 21 side. England and Nigeria ... Full story

Ronaldo - Defeats Messi, Neuer To Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been named world footballer of the year after winning the Ballon d’Or for the second year in a row. The ... Full story

I Am Not A Dictator Barcelona Star Lionel Messi

Amidst talks of a rift between him, the club and manager, the Argentina international has come out to debunk claims that he would be leaving ... Full story

Tottenham BidsTo Sign £8m Emenike

Tottenham have lodged an £8m bid to sign Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike. The Nigeria international has been constantly linked with a move to the Premier League ... Full story

Nigeria's Super Eagles Still 43rd In Latest Football Ranking - FIFA

The Super Eagles of Nigeria did not move up or down in the January rakings released by FIFA on Thursday. The team maintained the 43 position ... Full story

Chelsea’s Kit Manufacturer And Sponsor Adidas, Willing To Pay Half Messi Fee

So there are rumours going about that Lionel Messi might be moving Chelsea next summer (or maybe even January, they say a move, but have ... Full story

FCMB promises fun at Copa Lagos

First City Monument Bank, a major sponsor of the Copa Lagos Beach Soccer tournament, has promised to make this year’s edition more exciting than ever ... Full story

Bankers Games: UBA win football event

Cyprian Onyekachi may have scored the match winner for UBA to end Skye Bank’s four year’s dominance of the football event of the Nigeria Bankers ... Full story

Cristiano Ronaldo Sets Hat-Trick Record

Cristiano Ronaldo’s record-breaking hat-trick helped Real Madrid equal another Spanish league milestone in a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday, AFP reports.His 23rd career ... Full story

Mikel Obi Loses on First Start, Akpala on Target

It was not a memorable first start of the season for Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi, as Chelsea was on Saturday defeated 2-1 by Newcastle ... Full story

LMC Pays All 20 Clubs

All the 20 clubs that participated in the recently ended 2013/14 Glo Premier League season have been paid the Financial Merit Award as well as ... Full story

Courtney Dike, Patriotic Nigerian In US Rejects N1.2M Gift Prize

Courtney who is the younger sister of Super Eagles player, Bright Dike said she valued playing for Nigeria, more than the monetary reward. Head of ... Full story

Ogenyi Onazi: Nigeria ready for Bosnia

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi says the team are aready for Saturday’s World Cup Group F clash against Bosnia reports. The showdown in Cuiba will ... Full story

Niger's Flag Displayed Instead of Nigerian Flag during World Cup Opening Ceremony

A major faux pas occurred at the world cup opening ceremony, which took place yesterday. When Nigeria was called, Niger’s flag was displayed. Some viewers commented ... Full story

Emmanuel Adebayor slams Tottenham

Striker Emmanuel Adebayor has accused Tottenham of disrespecting him.He scored twice on his first Premier League start of the season as Spurs beat Southampton 3-2 ... Full story

Golden Eaglets have turned into Eagles

The invitation of three members of the 2013 U-17 World Cup winning Golden Eaglets to the home-based Super Eagles poses new challenges to the trio, ... Full story

Nigerian Football Federation head's email hacked

 The president of the Nigerian Football Federation says his email account has been hacked and that he doesn't need money from his friends.In a statement ... Full story

Nigeria's Super Eagles to drop in FIFA ranking

The good run of the Super Eagles since returning from  the Confederation Cup in Brazil last June will have little effect in boosting the world ... Full story

Eaglets captain Musa Muhammed for England trip

The agent of Musa Muhammed, the skipper of the Nigeria U17 team that won the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup has revealed plans to meet ... Full story

Eaglets captain Musa Muhammed for England trip

The agent of Musa Muhammed, the skipper of the Nigeria U17 team that won the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup has revealed plans to meet ... Full story

Nigeria lost a Super Eagle in Njengo

Golden Eaglets' Head coach, Manu Garba (MFR) has described as shocking and painful the death of Friday Njengo at the Abuja National Hospital Sunday night. The ... Full story

Nigeria win Under-17 World Cup

Nigeria won the Under-17 World Cup for a record fourth time on Friday with a 3-0 win over champions Mexico. Erick Aguirre's own goal put the ... Full story

Nnamdi Asomugha, San Francisco 49ers cornerback released

There have been some ups and downs for San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, as it was recently revealed he is having a child with ... Full story

Taiwo Awoniyi puts Nigeria into semi-finals of the Under-17 World Cup after Uruguay 2-0 win

Taiwo Awoniyi scored both goals for Nigeria as they overcame Uruguay 2-0 in the quarter-finals of the Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. It ... Full story

Nigeria Football Federation pay coach Keshi part of his outstanding salary

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has paid coach Stephen Keshi part of the seven months' salary he is owed. Keshi, who is owed more than $217,000, ... Full story

Sunday Mba, Nigeria's Nations Cup hero joins CA Bastia

Sunday Mba, who scored the goal that won the African Nations Cup for Nigeria earlier this year, left Warri Wolves for French team CA Bastia ... Full story

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