1. Shola Ameobi Denies Retirement
Ameobi who starred for Nigeria at Brazil 2014 World Cup, has been out of the spotlight since leaving Newcastle United, after which he joined a string of lower teams, but footballlive.ng gathered he insists he is still good to continue.
The 36-year-old, who is a free agent after being released by Notts County at the end of last season, stressed at the weekend that he has not retired, though he is no longer doing top level things in the game.
2. Etebo Gets 66 Minutes In Potters’ Comeback Draw
Before being replaced by one of The Potters’ goals scorers, Bojan Kirkic, Etebo put up a battling performance, but it was not enough to keep the hosts at bay, and footballlive.ng can report that his side went own 2-0 against Semi Ajayi’s team.
The spirited fightback by Etebo’s team saw Rotherham were denied a fourth home win back in the Championship as Stoke battled from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw.
3. Kanu Cup: Kanu, Saha, Pirès, Essien, Yakubu Among The Scorers In 13-Goal Thriller With Wenger Watching
4. Moses Faces Fresh Rivalry From Hazard’s Brother
Moses, who got a rare spot for Chelsea in Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Liverpool, has found the going tough at Stamford Bridge since the arrival of Maurizio Sarri in the saddle, with the Italian gaffer preferring several other players ahead of him.
Alarmingly, footballlive.ng gathered that an additional rival is bound to b added to the haul against Moses, as Chelsea have reportedly joined the race to sign Ethan Hazard, who is the younger brother of The Blues’ current best player, Eden.
5. Igbonu Leads Nigerian ‘Undercards’ In Goals Rain