• FIFA give Lazio deadline date to pay Ogenyi Onazi salary

    FIFA give Lazio deadline date to pay Ogenyi Onazi salary

    World football governing body FIFA have handed Italian Serie A club Lazio a November 29 ultimatum to pay the Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi his outstanding salaries or face their wrath.

    A source close to Onazi told only AfricanFootball.com that FIFA have ordered Lazio to pay before end of this month.

    “FIFA have given Lazio till November 29 to pay Onazi or face their wrath. He is being owed two months’ salary,” the source exclusively informed AfricanFootball.com

    In the summer, midfielder Onazi joined Turkish […]

  • Ogenyi Onazi pays tribute to ‘legendary’ Miroslav Klose

    Ogenyi Onazi pays tribute to ‘legendary’ Miroslav Klose

    Super Eagles’ midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has paid his respect to Miroslav Klose who hangs his boots as Germany’s all-time topscorer after he announcing his retirement from football to end his 29-year old career.

    Klose who recorded 71 goals in 137 appearnces for the ‎Die Mannschaft and also owns the record for the most goals in the World Cup with 16 goals, called up his time in active football as he eyes a coaching role in the German national team.

    Onazi who spent […]

  • Nigeria’s Onazi drags Lazio to FIFA over unpaid salaries

    Nigeria’s Onazi drags Lazio to FIFA over unpaid salaries

    Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has concluded plans to take his former club Lazio to FIFA over unpaid wages.

    A source close to the player said that the hard working Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder is not happy that he is being owed two months’ salary by the Italian Serie A club.

    “Onazi is taking Lazio to FIFA over-unpaid salary,”the source told only AfricanFootball.com

    “He is not happy with them and has contacted Lazio over the issue but it seems they are not ready to […]

  • Sami Khedira scores again to supply Juventus win at Lazio

    Sami Khedira scores again to supply Juventus win at Lazio

    Sami Khedira struck for the second successive game as Juventus won 1-0 at Lazio.

    Khedira had been on target in the Serie A champions’ opening 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, and the Germany midfielder settled this contest of few chances after 66 minutes.

    Lazio had held firm until Paulo Dybala lofted a ball over the home defence and Khedira unleashed a low shot past Federico Marchetti in the home goal.

    There were few openings in a tight first half with Juventus going closest in […]

  • Official: Candreva signs for Inter

    Official: Candreva signs for Inter

    Former Lazio winger Antonio Candreva has officially completed his transfer to Inter.

    The 29-year-old Azzurro impressed this summer at Euro 2016, although he’d been a target for the Biscione since well before that tournament.

    After a turbulent two months which saw Inter picked up by a new ownership and Coach Roberto Mancini reportedly coming close to resigning from his job, the protracted saga to take Candreva from the Aquile has been completed.

    The player, who scored 10 goals over 30 Serie A games […]