Dec 28, 2012 15:21 EST
Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has lashed out at Peter Odemwingie for being disrespectful after the West Bromwich Albion striker said the country does not have a team leader.
Jun 03, 2012 15:01 EDT
Nigeria huffed and puffed before finally blowing down Namibia to snatch a 1-0 home victory in a 2014 World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Apr 16, 2012 10:32 EDT
Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba struck a superb goal at the weekend to set up Chelsea for a FA Cup final showdown with Liverpool.
Apr 15, 2012 12:24 EDT
Malaga were held 1-1 by battling 10-man Real Sociedad on Sunday, which prevented them from taking advantage of Champions League qualification rivals Valencia's 4-0 thrashing at Espanyol earlier in the day.
Apr 09, 2012 07:40 EDT
Senegal striker Papiss Demba Cisse continued his goal rush for Newcastle in the English Premier League with the brace that brought a 2-0 weekend victory at Swansea.
Mar 12, 2012 10:36 EDT
Nigerian striker Kalu Uche was the African star in Europe with a hat-trick as Espanyol demolished Rayo Vallecano 5-1 in La Liga at the weekend.
Feb 27, 2012 12:32 EST
Nigeria goal poacher Peter Odemwingie sent a two-goal warning to Rwanda ahead of a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Kigali Wednesday.
Feb 25, 2012 18:22 EST
Marco Ruben grabbed a last-minute winner to earn Levante a 2-1 win at Espanyol on Saturday to boost their hopes of a place in the Champions League.
Jan 30, 2012 13:40 EST
Highly-rated young Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho signed on loan with Primera Liga side Espanyol till the end oif the season from Serie A giants Inter Milan on Monday.
Nov 15, 2011 17:51 EST
Derek Asamoah celebrated his recall by Ghana with the stoppage-time winner in a 2-1 friendly triumph over Gabon in a Parisian suburb Tuesday.
May 19, 2011 13:08 EDT
Unrepentant West Bromwich Albion striker Osaze Odemwingie has been dropped by Nigeria coach Samson Siasia for disciplinary reasons from next month's two matches against Argentina and Ethiopia.
May 16, 2011 13:14 EDT
Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure scored the lone goal of the FA Cup final against Stoke City at the weekend to bring expensively assembled Manchester City their first trophy in 35 years.
Mar 10, 2011 10:21 EST
New Nigeria coach Samson Siasia on Thursday invited Obafemi Martins, who recently helped Birmingham City to win the English League Cup, for a forthcoming 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia.
Mar 08, 2011 15:41 EST
Israel-based goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was on Tuesday named Nigerian footballer of the year.
Feb 05, 2011 20:22 EST
Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick as Barcelona made history by winning a record 16th successive Spanish League match to beat the previous best of Alfredo Di Stefano's 1960-1961 Real Madrid.
Jan 24, 2011 06:28 EST
Even usually deadly finisher Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon could not find the net on a rare unrewarding weekend for African strikers across Europe.
Dec 20, 2010 05:47 EST
Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng scored the winner as Spanish club Getafe came from two goals behind to defeat Almeria 3-2 in a La Liga thriller at the weekend.
Dec 06, 2010 16:29 EST
Nigerian midfielder Peter Odemwingie scored twice for West Bromwich Albion at the weekend and raised his goal haul to six since a mid-year move to the English Premiership outfit.
Oct 26, 2010 04:36 EDT
Yobo, who is on loan to Fenerbache from Everton, and Shittu, are not part of a 20-man squad of 13 players from Europe and eight from the domestic league for a November 17 clash.
Sep 26, 2010 17:05 EDT
Veteran French striker David Trezeguet scored twice as promoted Hercules took another big league scalp defeating Sevilla 2-0 on Sunday.