Neymar scored a fantastic first and set up a late second for Jo as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to move on to the verge of a semi-final spot.
It was victory for Globacom NPFL champions Kano Pillars, El-Kanemi Warriors, Enyimba and Nembe City as this year’s Federation Cup round of 64 got underway on Wednesday.
Enugu Rangers defeated Shooting Stars 2-0 in Wednesday’s rescheduled week 13 Globacom Nigeria Professional Football League decided at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.
Brazil legend Pele refuses to accept Bayern Munich as the greatest team in Europe until the dominate for a long period of time, but does say that Spain and Germany are the strongest nations in world football.
When the draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 was made, both Nigeria and Uruguay knew this match would go a very long way to deciding their fates in Group B. FIFA.com previews what is shaping up to be a pivotal encounter.
FIFA announced on Tuesday that the opening goal in Nigeria's 6-1 rout of Tahiti at the Confederations Cup had been credited as an own goal by the beaten side's captain, Nicolas Vallar.
AC Milan vice-president,Adriano Galliani has ordered the team's head coach,Massimiliano Allegri to include Super Eagles hat-trick hero against Tahiti Monday night,Nnamdi Oduamadi in the club's pre-season plans.
Nigeria were booed for long spells of their 6-1 win over Tahiti on Monday in the Fifa Confederations Cup and players say they were shocked at the action of the fans, mostly Belo Horizonte locals.
Fernando Torres insists he is not worried about his Chelsea future but says he wants to sit down with new manager Jose Mourinho before the start of the new season.
LAURENT KOSCIELNY will snub Bayern Munich AND Barcelona to remain at Arsenal.
Cesc Fabregas believes Barcelona’s arch-rivals Real Madrid would be unwise to spend €100million (£85m) on Tottenham’s Gareth Bale.
Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama pointed to fatigue to explain the Super Eagles' somewhat lethargic performance against Tahiti.
Nigeria international Ekigho Ehiosun says the Super Eagles have what it takes to go all the way at the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil.
Posted: Jun 19, 2013
Category: Nigeria League
Blue Stone is set to make land mark achievement as the Sports outfit is poised to sign a partnership agreement with Enyimba, Heartland, Sunshine Stars and Kwara United which will empower the outfit market the four Glo Premier League teams.
Following the recent recall of the suspended vice chairman of Warri Wolves football club, Hon. Alex Amudo by the management of the Delta state owned team, the Club owners Association has responded by lifting the suspension earlier placed on the south-south team from participating in its meetings and activities.
Bayelsa United coach, Ladan Bosso has revealed that he will sign only five new players to strengthen his side for the second round of the Glo Premier League.
I AM writing Soccertalk earlier than usual this week partly to make up for my absence last week; and partly because I was determined to publish before the Super Eagles commenced their campaign at the Confederations Cup in Brazil. I didn’t want their performance out there, however good or bad, to affect the views that had formed in my mind concerning how well they have fared so far in this pivotal month of June 2013.
NFF Boss Aminu Maigari urges team to go for second victory
Posted: Jun 19, 2013
Category: Breaking News
Ex-Brazil international Juninho Pernambucano has urged the Selecao squad to turn their backs to the Brazilian flag during the national anthem against Mexico tonight, to show they support the protests in the country, reports Sambafoot.
Nigeria winger Nnamdi Oduamadi has stated he wishes to score more goals at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil while admitting that the Eagles were wasteful against the Tahitians.
When Italy face Japan at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Japanese captain Makoto Hasebe will have one very specific task. He is the Blue Samurai’s chief defensive midfielder, operating in front of his own back four, and it falls to him to put the brakes on Italy schemer Andrea Pirlo.
There are some very good reasons why Brazil and their fans have every right to be confident going into their second FIFA Confederations Cup match against Mexico in Fortaleza on Wednesday - 30 of them in fact.
Ex-international, Mutiu Adepoju, has singled out Super Eagles’ duo of Nnamdi Oduamadi and Ahmed Musa for praises following what he described as their impressive performance in the team’s 6-1 battering of Tahiti in the FIFA Confederations Cup match in Brazil.
In-form Kwara United forward, Adamu Yahaya is now the transfer target of two Glo Premier League super powers, Warri Wolves and Sunshine Stars.