Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has blamed Nigeria international Mikel Obi for Chelsea’s 2-1 loss at Newcastle on Saturday to end their unbeaten run. Shearer said Mikel did not do well enough in the midfield emphasising that Jose Mourinho side missed suspended Nemanja Matic. â€œChelsea didnâ€™t play that well,â€ Shearer told BBC Sport. â€œThere is ... Read MoreThe post Shearer Blames Mikel For Chelsea’s Loss At Newcastle appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Sab Osuji: The last may not have been heard in the controversy arising from the verdict of the Appeals Committee of the NFF in the petitions brought before it regarding the September 30 elections into the executive committee of the federation held in Warri, Delta State. Five out of the six members of the ... Read MoreThe post NFF Appeals Committee Ruling: ConfusIon Over FIFA’s Stand appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–402 goals and still counting Lionel Messi scored yet another hat-trick and surpassed 400 club goals as Barcelona came from behind to win the Catalan derby 5-1 against Espanyol in La Liga on Sunday. The Argentine, who holds the La Liga and Champions League scoring records, produced a now familiar devastating performance to take his ... Read MoreThe post Messi Hits Another Hat Trick In Barca 5-1 Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Mikel Makes EPL start; Onazi, Obasi missing in action ENGLAND Mikel Obi (CHELSEA); Sammy Ameobi (NEWCASTLE): Nigerian midfielder Mikel Obi made his first EPL start for Chelsea who suffered their first defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle whoi paraded Sammy Ameobi for 83 minutes in their 15th top-flight game of ... Read MoreThe post MUSA, AKPALA, UJAH ON TARGET! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria senior women’s national team’s coach Ismaila Mabo has tipped the Super Falcons to progress into the knockout stage of next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Â On Saturday, the draws for the women’s World Cup was held with the Flacons who are reigning African champions drawn in ... Read MoreThe post Mabo: Falcons Will Progress From W/Cup Group D appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Says itâ€™s best moment of his career Nigeria winger, Victor Moses, has described winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the greatest moment of his life. The talented winger played a significant role as the Super Eagles secured a third AFCON in South Africa, edging out Burkina Faso 1-0 in the final. Though he ... Read MoreThe post Victor Moses Revels In 2013 AFCON Success appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Okon’s team begins in tough Group D Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn in Group D of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup which takes place in Canada, alongside United States, Australia and Sweden. The ceremony which was held at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, saw the seven-time African Women’s Championship winnersÂ ... Read MoreThe post Women’s W/Cup Draw: Falcons Face USA, Australia, Sweden appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Tottenham Hotspurs have refused to authorize Musa Yahaya attend the Under 23 National Team training camp, arguing that they are yet to receive an official invitation from the Nigeria Football Federation. And as a result, the attacking midfielder will continue practicing with the White Hart Lane outfit until February 2015 when he is expected to ... Read MoreThe post Tottenham Stop Yahaya From Attending Under 23 Camp appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Onyekachi Apam’s hope of resurrecting his career has suffered a set back after Major League Soccer (MLS) side, Seattle Sounders, released him and two other Nigerians from the current squad. The club, in a statement, revealed they are declining contract options of eight players including defender Apam and forward Sean Okoli, while defender Jalil Anibaba ... Read MoreThe post Seattle Sounders Terminate Apam’s Contract appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Nigeria not listed in season roster Ex-Nigeria Under-20 midfielder, Michael Olaitan, was not included in Olympiacos’ list of registered players for the league, no thanks to the ailment he suffered last season. Olaitan slumped midway through a game against arch rivals Olympiacos in March but has since returned to full training with the rest of ... Read MoreThe post Olympiacos Dump Olaitan appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The National Sports Commission (NSC) has backed the decision of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation to accept the majority decision of its Elections Appeals Committee. A statement sent out on Friday by Patrick Omorodion, the Special Assistant to the Minister of Sports, reads on part: ” The National Sports Commission, NSC, has ... Read MoreThe post NSC Backs Majority Decision Of NFF Elections Appeal Committee appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Super Eagles and Darmstadt 98 of Germany defender, Leon Balogun, has revealed that the main focus for his club is to remain in the 2nd tier of German football. The German born Nigerian defender joined the Die Lilien after they got promoted to the division from Fortuna Dusseldorf in Germany. N â€The team just got ... Read MoreThe post Balogun Focuses On Improving Club Career appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Substitute Papiss Cisse struck twice as Newcastle United secured a 2-1 win to end Chelsea’s 23-game unbeaten run in all competitions. The Senegal international fired home four minutes after coming on in the second half before adding what proved to be a decisive second goal with 12 minutes to play, ensuring Jose Mourinho has still ... Read MoreThe post Newcastle United 2 Chelsea 1: Cisse double ends leadersÂ´ unbeaten start appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Confident Super Falcons coach Edwin Okon has said his team are prepared to face any team in the first round of next yearâ€™s FIFA Womenâ€™s World Cup in Canada. The draw for the tournament will be staged in Ottawa today (Saturday). “We have qualified for the World Cup and we are here for the draw. ... Read MoreThe post Okon: Super Falcons Are Ready for Any W/Cup Foes appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–As Ranchers Bees boss vows to appeal verdict Kwara United midfielder, Dare Ojo is determined to make use of the opportunity offered his side by the Organising and Discipilinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation. The O&D on Wednesday ordered the replay of the crucial week 30 clash clash between Kwara United and hosts Rancher ... Read MoreThe post Ojo Happy With O&D Replay Order appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Warri Wolves striker, Joseph Osadiaye is quite confident his side will give Nigerians quality representation at the CAF Confederation Cup competition. The Seasiders together with the 2014 Federation Cup runners-up, Dolphins, will hoist the nation’s flag in Africa’s second tier clubs championship. Osadiaye said the quality of players and coaches in their fold are quite ... Read MoreThe post Osadiaye Backs Wolves To Conquer Africa appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Ahead of the 2014/2015 Nigeria National League (NNL) season, the management of Kogi United FC has appointed former Chelsea Football FC U-18 trainer, Yomi Godwin Elijah, as their new head coach. The 42 year old Elijah who has a coaching experience in the United Kingdom, will be with the Wada Boys as his appointment takes ... Read MoreThe post Kogi United Appoints Ex-Chelsea Trainer As Head Coach appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Rangers forward also wanted in Italy Turkish side Gaziantepspor have entered the race with Fiorentina and Parma to sign the much-coveted Enugu Rangers attacker Osaguona Ighodaro. The Turkish Super Lig side are eager to bolster their frontline in the January transfer window, and have already started testing ground to poach the Super Eagle from Enugu ... Read MoreThe post Turkish Side Trail Osagona appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is on top of his game at present and leading his side’s pursuit of Premier League leaders Chelsea. The in-form Aguero will undoubtedly be a key player as City take on Everton at the Etihad Stadium this evening (Saturday). Defending champions City extended their winning streak to three league matches ... Read MoreThe post Man City Vs Everton: Resurgent Aguero Leads City’s Raid appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
A clean sweep of a crowded run of fixtures is in the offering for Arsenal, as the in-form Gunners seek another command performance at the expense of scuffling Stoke City at Britannia Stadium today (Saturday). Arsenal, who have climbed to sixth in the table, lurk just two points behind Manchester United for the final Champions ... Read MoreThe post Stoke Vs Arsenal: Gunners Firing For Third Consecutive Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.