Archive | February 16, 2015

Brazil’s Hulk extends Zenith contract….


Russian Premiership leaders Zenit Saint Petersburg extended the contract with their Brazilian forward Hulk until the end of the 2018-19 season, the club announced Monday. “I was happy to extend my contract with Zenit,” Hulk was quoted as saying by Zenit Twitter page. “I hope I’ll be able to bring more joy to this great club.” The 28-year-old forward, who joined Zenit in 2012 in a reported 60-million-euro five-year deal from Portuguese giants Porto, has scored 44 goals in 92 matches for Saint Petersburg club. Together with Zenit Hulk has finished twice as Russian Premier League runners-up in 2013 and 2014.

Results of yesterday’s African U-17 Championship….

Niger U17 0–2 Nigeria U17: Osimhen & Nwakali fire Eaglets to victory

Niger 0 – 2 Nigeria

Guinea 1 – 0 Zambia

Victor Osimhen opened scoring for Nigeria (and the tournament) in the 17th minute while Skipper Kelechi Nwakali made it 2 – 0 in the 28th minute. Aboubacar Toure scored for Guinea in the 26th minute

Up Golden Eaglets of Nigeria!