Former Ace Cameroonian Defender, Song Suffers Stroke

Rigobert Song, Former Cameroon Star Defender Former West Ham and Liverpool footballer Rigobert Song is critically ill in hospital after suffering a severe stroke. The 40-year-old was raced to hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon, yesterday with a brain aneurysm. The married father of four was at his home in the Odza district of the Cameroonian city…

Rohr Replaces Balogun With Agbo For World Cup Clash

Injured Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has been replaced with Uche Henry Agbo for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier away to Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Ndola. FSV Mainz 05 of Germany centre –back Balogun, who shone in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in Uyo earlier this month, was named in Nigeria’s…

Onuoha eyes Eagles six years after snubbing Nigeria for England

Queens Park Rangers captain, Nedum Onuoha, has made a U-turn by declaring his intention to play for Nigeria six years after dumping the Super Eagles for the Three Lions of England. The ex-England Under-21 defender in May 2010 turned down a World Cup invite from the Super Eagles. The defender was not fully committed on…

MOSOP condemns murder of human rights lawyer

Mr. Ken Atsuwete Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has condemned the gruesome murder of the civil society activist and human rights defender, Ken Atsuwete in Port Harcourt. MOSOP called on the Government of Rivers State and the security agencies to leave no stone unturned in apprehending the…

Omeruo joins Alanyaspor on loan

Chelsea defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has joined Turkish Super Lig side, Alanyaspor, on a season-long loan. The Nigerian international extended his contract with the Premier League side, before flying to Turkey for his medical. “The focus right now is to play regularly and establish myself here,” Omeruo told BBC Sport. “I know what to expect joining…

Chelsea agree terms to re-sign David Luiz

Luiz was sold by Premier League Chelsea to French side PSG for a world record fee for a defender when he joined the French club for £50 million The post Chelsea agree terms to re-sign David Luiz appeared first on The Eagle Online – The Nigerian Online Newspaper.

Chelsea agree to re-sign Luiz

Chelsea have agreed terms to re-sign Brazil defender David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain, the two clubs announced on Wednesday. Luiz was sold by Premier League Chelsea to French side PSG for a world record fee for a defender when he joined the French club for £50 million ($65 million, 58 million euros) in 2014. But…

Chelsea sign Marcos Alonso

Chelsea have completed the signing of Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina as confirmed by the Italian club. The 25-year-old Spanish left-back is the first defender signed by Antonio Conte following the recruitment of a forward, a midfielder and a goalkeeper to his squad. He has signed a five-year contract.

David Luiz To Return To Chelsea, Already In London For Medical

David Luiz has travelled to London to undergo a medical and secure a return to Chelsea for £38 million (€45m). According to goal.com reports, Chelsea launched a bid for the Brazil international on Tuesday, offering Paris Saint-Germain £32m for the centre-back. However, PSG demanded an increase in the offer, with the French champions and the…