Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has revealed that he was close to joining rivals United – until Sir Alex Ferguson told him to go to war with Arsene Wenger. Nasri joined Roberto Mancini’s City side in August 2011 for a fee of Â£25million after three years with Arsenal. But the Frenchman could have been playing ... Read MoreThe post Nasri: I rejected Man United To Avoid ‘War’ With Wenger appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Lionel Messi has launched a stinging attack on the media, denying he requested Luis Enriqueâ€™s dismissal and insisting he had â€˜no intentionâ€™ of leaving Barcelona. Reports originally emanating from Catalonia recently speculated that the Argentine had fallen out with Coach Luis Enrique and sought a move to England, but he took the opportunity after his ... Read MoreThe post Messi: There Is No Rivalry Between Enrique And I appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that he ‘never thought’ he would win three Ballon d’Ors in his career after sealing a treble of honours on Monday. The Real Madrid forward made it back-to-back terms in Zurich, having ended Lionel Messi’s hegemony last year, and he was quick to express his gratitude to those who had helped ... Read MoreThe post Ronaldo Humbled By Third Ballon dâ€™Or appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is backing Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Fifa Ballon d’Or later on Monday and says the Portuguese had a “fantastic year” for the club in 2014. Ancelotti is up for the Coach of the Year award along with Germany boss Joachim Low and Atletico Madrid’s Diego Simeone and all three ... Read MoreThe post Ancelotti: Ronaldo Was Fantastic For Real Madrid In 2014 appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Gambari takes over as interim Head Coach Newly promoted Kwara United FC of Ilorin resumed trainings on Monday ahead of its campaign in the Glo Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The few players that resumed on Monday gathered at the Main Bowl of the state stadium complex where the secretary of the club, Elder Dele ... Read MoreThe post Kwara United Regroup For New Season appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Eagles defender reflects on Nigeriaâ€™s defeat by Elephants Super Eagles defender, Solomon Kwambe has reflected on the teamâ€™s 1-0 defeat by Elephants of Ivory Coast in sundayâ€™s friendly match in Abu Dhabi, submitting that they deserved to have won the game. Solomon Kwambe has told AfricanFootball.com Nigeria â€˜Bâ€™ team did not deserve to lose to ... Read MoreThe post Kwambe: Home Eagles Deserved To Beat CIV appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Switzerland-based defender, Steve Ukoh has declared that he is quite excited to make his long awaited debut for the Nigeria national team in Sundayâ€™s international friendly against the star-studded Elephants of Cote Dâ€™Ivoire team. Ukoh who was a second-half substitute in the game Nigeria narrowly lost 1-0 to the Cote dâ€™Ivoire said it was a ... Read MoreThe post Eagles Debut Excites Ukoh appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer Thierry Henry claimed he did not “know how to score goals” when he was converted into a centre-forward. Henry, who announced his retirement earlier this week, had arrived in North London from Juventus in 1999 after six disappointing months in Turin where he was largely ineffective playing on ... Read MoreThe post Wenger: How Henry Displaced Kanu, Bergkamp In Arsenal’s Attack appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Izuchukwu Okosi: Former Super Eagles striker and captian Nwankwo Kanu on Wednesday paid a visit to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu in his continued efforts to assist less privileged Nigerians suffering from heart ailments. The 1996 and 1999 African Footballer of the Year took to Twitter to call on Nigerians to ... Read MoreThe post Kanu Visits Patients With Heart Ailments In Enugu appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Izuchukwu Okosi: The list of the overseas-based Nigerian players who have reported to the U23 national side continues to grow as three Croatia-based players have hit the Dream Team VI camp and are already making good impressions. Completesportsnigeria.com gathers that the trio of Collins Jamilu, Gerald Diyoke and Goodness Ajayi reported to the team’s ... Read MoreThe post Croatia Based Trio Impress In U23 Eagles Camp appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Joseph Yobo’s representative says there is no chance of the former Nigeria skipper turning out in South Africa’s Premier Soccer League. Chiedozie Nwabueze has moved quickly to end speculation that the former Everton and Fenerbahce defender is on the way to South Africa, saying that PSL clubs would never be able to afford his wages. ... Read MoreThe post Yobo’s Agent Denies South Africa Links appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Anglo – Nigerian shot-stopper Edward Ogbebor-Onaiwu has ended speculation about his future by penning a two-and-a-half-year contract with English Championship outfit Charlton Athletic. After being linked with a plethora of teams in the EPL including Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle United, the deal that will see him remain at The Valley until the summer of ... Read MoreThe post Charlton Athletic Sign Nigerian Youngster appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
NFF marketing director Idris Adama has revealed that the federation has opened talks with other kit sponsors as the adidas contract will run out at the end of this month. â€œWe are speaking with other kit giants but we are also looking for a better deal,” disclosed Adama. He also revealed that the NFF are ... Read MoreThe post NFF Land New Kit Sponsor After Adidas Exit appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Your Favourite Club’s Authentic Jersey And Nigeria Face-cap At Stake! It’s Liverpool Vs Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday, December 21. You can be a Super fan by bragging, ranting, or saying the ‘bitter’ truth you feel inside of your mind about this clash. Just for talking about this Big Match of the week here at ... Read MoreThe post Liverpool Vs Arsenal: Talk Big & Win It! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Register 23 players for CAF Confederation Cup Warri Wolves Football Club has sent 23 names to CAF for registration towards the forthcoming CAF Confederation Cup assignment while 12 others have been asked to look elsewhere to ply their trade as the Club prepare for the coming season. Arising from a meeting which was chaired by ... Read MoreThe post Warri Wolves Sack 12 Players appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Eagles star promises to start scoring for West Brom West Brom’s club-record signing Brown Ideye insists his best is yet to come after admitting he has taken time to adapt to life at the Hawthorns. Ideye made just his third Premier League start on Saturday and, despite struggling personally, the Â£10m man helped the Baggies ... Read MoreThe post Ideye: My Best Yet To Come appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Nigeria international happy marrying his choice Nigerian defender Micheal Odibe yesterday formalised his long time relationship with his girlfriend of four years Kate Ese Oghene as she answered Yes, I do to the footballer at the 11th-Century Castle in Lagos. Among personalities present at the wedding yesterday were Michael Babatunde and Ghanaian star Derrick Boateng, ... Read MoreThe post Odibe Weds Hearthrob appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Coach of Nigeria U-23 team Samson Siasia has said he is not at war with his counterpart in the countryâ€™s U-20 team, Manu Garba over invitation of some players. Siasia said at no time did he and Manu disagree over any player and wondered why some mischief makers would want to create news when none ... Read MoreThe post Siasia: No rift with Manu Over U23, U20 Players Invitation appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles midfielder Hope Akpan has expressed delight following his recovery from a shoulder injury which sidelined him for some weeks. Akpan who plays for Championship side Reading, injured his shoulder while on international duty with Nigeria against Congo in Pointe Noire which the Eagles won 2-0. “Three weeks post operation, good ... Read MoreThe post Akpan Delighted To Be Back After Injury Layoff appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Hull City’s Sone Aluko and AFCON 2013 hero Sunday Mba have both showered plaudits on Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry who announced his retirement from football on Tuesday. Reacting to the World Cup winner’s decision to quit the game, Aluko described Henry as one of the best strikers the game has ... Read MoreThe post Mba, Aluko Hail Thierry Henry appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.