Tianjin TEDA

Mikel Obi Undergoes Successful Surgery In England

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel is currently in England where he just underwent a surgery to repair the abdominal strain picked at his Chinese club Tianjin Teda.

The 30-year-old has missed three games for the Tianjin Tigers since suffering the strain in the team’s 2-0 win against Chongqing Lifan, where he got his first league goal.

He has now gone through the surgery and announced it was successful. Obi is expected to spend close to two months for recovery.

Injury Rules Mikel Obi Out Of Bafana Bafana Clash

A private surgeon in London has revealed to Mikel Obi that he will be off the pitch of play for about two months.

Transfer! Brown Ideye Eyes Chinese Money Rain

Super Eagles star Brown Ideye is set to leave Olympiakos for Chinese Super League side, Tianjin TEDA, before the close of the transfer window.

Sources close to the player have told ESPN FC, that Ideye is likely to be lining up along with his international team-mate, John Obi Mikel, soon.

The transfer window in China closes later this week ahead of the new season next month and TEDA are in the market for a new striker to add to their squad.

Mikekl Obi In Another Loss With Tianjin TEDA

Tianjin TEDA were losers yet again in their test match as they continue preparations for action in the Chinese Super League as Dinano Bucharest pipped them by a lone goal on Tuesday.

This is the third straight defeat for Tianjin TEDA who are hoping to mount some form of credible challenge when action resumes in the CSL.

Aside Mikel, the Chinese outfit have made a couple of other signings to help bolster their team.

Only recently, Mikel claimed there are high standards at Tianjin TEDA suggesting that there are no differences with the big Euro clubs.

Mikel Obi Nets 1st Goal For Tianjin TEDA

Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has opened his goal scoring account for his Chinese team, Tianjin Teda as he was on the scorers' sheet in their 2-6 loss to German side St. Pauli in a friendly.

Obi who recently signed a three-year deal with the ambitious Chinese side after spending over a decade at Stamford Bridge appears to have settled down quickly at his new club and he is already proving to be a quality addition to the club.

Super Eagles Shirt Forced Me To Move To China - Mikel Obi

John Obi Mikel has revealed that his move to Chinese side Tianjin TEDA was inspired by his wish to keep a shirt with the Eagles. 

The Eagles captain had already stopped playing full time for the Super Eagles while several pundits have expressed concern that his inability to command a playing role might lead to a loss in form.

Eagles technical director, Gernot Rohr has also supported Mikel's move to Tianjin TEDA.

Mikel Makes First Appearance With Tianjin TEDA

Eagles captain, Mikel Obi made his first appearance for Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in a friendly loss to Bundesliga side Borussia M’gladbach ll.

The Ex Chelsea midfielder who joined the club on a £140k-per-week deal was all smiles as the team posed for a photograph before kickoff. 

Tianjin TEDA held on 1-1 at half-time but eventually lost 2-1 to the Bundesliga outfit. The visitors had shot into the lead in the 10th minute before Tianjin Teda hit an equalizer 14 minutes later.

Mikel Obi Set For Medical With Chinese Team Tianjin TEDA

John Mikel Obi is set to undergo a medical on Thursday as he nears a move to Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA.

Mikel, 29, has been offered around £140,000 per week to become the latest player to swap Europe for the riches of Asia's emerging football market.

The Nigeria international has held talks with Valencia, while Marseille and Inter Milan have also shown interest, but Tianjin are now at the front of the queue. 

Nigerian News

100 Players To Compete For Lagos State Table Tennis Association Quarterly Champ   

A total of one hundred table tennis players will jostle for positions and placement in a quarterly trials which would begin today at the sportshall of Mobolaji Johnson, Rowe Park, Yaba.

The table tennis players comprises of sixty male and forty female players.

 

FIFA 'Mafia' Behind My Ban Says Amos Adamu   

Amos Adamu has slammed the FIFA mafia for his increased football ban globally. Amos thinks he's suffering from the fall out with the recent cabal that allegations forced out of FIFA

 

NPFL Match Day 12: Top Five Goal Scorers    

Stephen Odey of MFM FC still leads the top goal scorers table after matchday 12 with 7 goals while Mbaoma and Samuel are jointly closely behind with 6 goals each.

 

Bash Ali Sues Sports Minister, Demands For N1b For Damages   

It ought to have been a meeting where Nigeria's record aiming boxer Bash Ali would have cemented a plan with the Minister for sports to promote his proposed World Guniess book of record match but it turned to a fight between him and the minister's security aides and it has grown to a

 

Good Gesture! Super Eagles Defender Kenneth Omeruo Donates N2M To Sick Coach Kelechi Emetole   

Kenneth Omeruo has showed his cheerful character outside the football pitch as the defender kindly donated N2M to Coach Kelechi Emetole who needs a total of $11,000 for cancer of the throat treatment in India.
 
Kelechi Emetole

 

NPFL Match Day 11: Ten Things Fans Said   

It seems the fans are happy with the way the NPFL is progressing. Here are a few comments from the fans after match day 11:
 
Fans Talk

 

How Much Will It Cost You To Watch An NPFL Match On A V.I.P. Sit?   

According to a fan it will only cost you N500 to watch a match in Kano on the V.I.P stand, isn't that amazing. It will probably cost you from about N300,000 to be on the V.I.P. stand in any of Europe's top five leagues, we will get there....
 

 

NPFL: Match Day 11 Results   

NPFL Match day 11 results:

Rangers 1-0 ABS
Katsina 2-1 MFM 
Remo 1-1 Pillars
Enyimba 0-0 3SC
Plateau 0-0 Lobi
Gombe 2-0 FCIU
Abia Warriors 1-0 Tornadoes
El-Kanemi 3-1 Sunshine
Wikki 0-0 Rivers

 

Victor Moses Extends Chelsea Contract   

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has extended his contract with English Premiership side Chelsea after a brilliant campaign under Italian coach Antonio Conte.

 

Victor Moses Aiming For Better Goal Scoring Form Return   

Super Eagles star and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is currently enjoying the best form of his career but the Nigerian admits he needs to take more of his goal-scoring opportunities after he was rewarded with a two-year contract extension earlier this week.

 

Amos Adamu Banned By FIFA For Two More Years   

Fifa, on Tuesday, placed a two-year suspension on its former executive committee member Amos Adamu after investigation into a proceeding opening against him last year.

 

EPL, LA LIGA, SERIE A

Serie A: Five Things We Learned   

Juventus conceded their first league draw in over a year amid rumours that coach Massimiliano Allegri is on his way to Arsenal, but Roma are still heading for a podium place.

 

Alaves vs Sevilla Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Estadio Mendizorroza

Time: 7:45pm

Referee: Daniel Trujillo (Spain)

Date: 06/03/17

 

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Referee: Andre Marriner (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Sunderland vs Manchester City: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Stadium of Light

Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Tottenham vs Everton: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: White Hart Lane

Referee: Michael Oliver (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats:

 

Super Messi runs Riot On Celta de Vigo   

Enrique's Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga with a thumping 5-0 win over Celta Vigo, with Lionel Messi and Neymar at their peak.

 

Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid: Benzema's Double Inspires Los Blancos   

Karim Benzema inspired Real Madrid to a comprehensive 4-1 win over Eibar, putting Zinedine Zidane’s side top of La Liga - at least until Barcelona play later this evening.

 

Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Camp Nou

Referee: Jesus Gil (Spain)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Liverpool vs Arsenal: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Anfield

Referee: Robert Madley (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Mourinho's Men Look Destined For 6th Position As Zlatan's Penalty Gets Saved   

Rojo scored for Mourinho's men, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a penalty saved and somehow avoided a red card as Manchester United drew 1-1 at home to 10-man Bournemouth as the Red Devils looke

 

Leicester vs Hull: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

This is the fourth Premier League meeting between the teams, with both sides claiming one victory each in the three previous games (D1).

 

Manchester United vs Bournemouth: All You Need To Know   

Match venue: Old Trafford

Referee: Kevin Friend (England)

Stats, Head to Head & Match Facts