Champions League Wrap : Musa Makes Cameo Appearance; Dele Rattles Crossbar; Awaziem Not In Porto Squad
Published: September 27, 2016
Rundown of how players of Nigerian descent fared in the second round matches in the Champions League on Tuesday night.At Stadion PFK CSKA, Dele Alli started and played 82 minutes as Tottenham Hotspur beat CSKA Moscow 1-0. England U20 international Josh Onomah was an unused substitute. Alli hit the crossbar in the first...
Versatile Defender Uche Gets Shock Call-Up For Zambia WCQ
Published: September 27, 2016
Granada defender Henry Uche Agbo has been called up as replacement for injured Mainz defender Leon Balogun for the upcoming World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia on October 9.This is the first time the Enyimba product has been invited to the Super Eagles and joins his good friend and former teammate Isaac Succ...
UEFA Youth League Wrap : Bayer Leverkusen Striker Osawe Benched; Ndukwu Starts; John, Ughelumba, Omolabi Missing
Published: September 27, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, September 27.We start off at CMB Training Centre (La Turbie) where Monaco hosted Bayer Leverkusen. It finished 2-1 in favour of the French representatives. Ufumwen Osawe was an unused substitute for the German team.Elsewher...
Nigeria Whizkid Iwobi In The Running For Arsenal Player Of The Month Award
Published: September 27, 2016
Alex Iwobi is in the running for Arsenal’s Vitality Player of the Month award for September on the back of his imperious display for the club in the period under review. The Nigeria international has to see off competition from the likes of Alexis, Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott, Francis Coquelin and Laurent Koscielny ...
Official : Nigerian Defender Manny Adebowale Joins United
Published: September 27, 2016
Evo-Stik League Southern Premier Division club Hayes & Yeading United have secured the signing of Nigerian defender Manny Adebowale on undisclosed terms. Aged 19, the center-half began his career with the youth team of West Ham United before shifting to Sheffield United Academy.Last season, Adebowale was loaned out...
Eyoma, Bennetts Fail To Prevent Tottenham UEFA Youth League Failure
Published: September 27, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur continue to struggle in this season’s UEFA Youth League following their second loss in the group stage to CSKA Moscow at Stadion Oktyabr on Tuesday afternoon. England youth internationals Timothy Eyoma and Keanan Bennetts were handed starts, with the defender playing the whole game while the win...
Nigeria Lagging Behind Switzerland In Race For FC Basel Teen Sensation Okafor
Published: September 27, 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation are lagging behind their Swiss counterparts in the race to secure the international future of highly rated FC Basel attacking midfielder Noah Okafor, allnigeriasoccer.com understands. The 16-year-old is in the possession of a Swiss passport but remains eligible to represent Nigeria inter...
Ovie Ejaria Joins Jordon Ibe, Ojo, Ilori, Amoo & Otsemobor In Liverpool History Books
Published: September 27, 2016
London-born midfielder of Nigerian ancestry Ovie Ejaria finally made his competitive debut for Liverpool in their 3-0 rout of Derby County in the League Cup on September 20.When the 18-year-old stepped out onto the iPro Stadium pitch in the 77th minute of the contest, he became the 733rd player to represent Liverpool i...
Flamingoes Land In Jordan Ahead Of Showdown With Brazilian Girls
Published: September 27, 2016
Nigeria’s Flamingoes have arrived in Jordan ahead of their opening game at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, scheduled to take place in the Asian country from 30 September – 21 October.The Emirates Airline flight had a stopover in Dubai before embarking on the journey to Amman.The Nigeria U17s led...
Watford Starlet Isaac Success : I Am Improving All The Time
Published: September 27, 2016
New Super Eagles invitee Isaac Success was pleased with his own performance against Burnley in the Premier League on Monday night despite Watford losing their first away game of the season. Following four appearances off the bench for the Hornets, the attacker is staking his claim for a starting shirt having impressed ...
Anorthosis Famagusta Protest Over Abdullahi Shehu Red Card
Published: September 27, 2016
Cypriot First Division club Anorthosis Famagusta have issued a statement regarding the red card shown to Nigeria international Abdullahi Shehu. In the 4-1 loss to AEK Larnaca on Sunday, the defender took the walk of shame after eleven minutes in his first start for the club, and it is being suggested that the second ye...
Tosin Kehinde Makes Cameo Appearance In Manchester United U23 Loss To Everton
Published: September 26, 2016
Nigerian midfielder Tosin Kehinde played his first game for Manchester United U23s for close to a month in Premier League 2 but could not prevent the Red Devils from suffering a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Everton  on Monday night.The outcome of the match was already decided when the 18-year-old subbed in in the 73...
Ighalo, Success Feature As Watford Are Overpowered By Burnley
Published: September 26, 2016
Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo and Isaac Success were in action for Watford in their 2-0 loss to Burnley in the Premier League on Monday night.Two headers either side of half time by Hendrick and Keane saw the Hornets lose their unbeaten away record this term.Ighalo had a chance to equalize just before the intermiss...
Mainz Stopper Leon Balogun Out Until The International Break
Published: September 26, 2016
Through a statement on their official website, Bundesliga club Mainz 05 have reconfirmed that Leon Balogun suffered a muscle strain injury in the first half of their 3-2 loss to Bayer Leverkusen this past weekend.But the good news is that the central defender will resume training early October, and may report for inter...
Real Madrid Scout Watches Chinedu Obasi Score Two Goals In League Game
Published: September 26, 2016
A representative of Real Madrid witnessed the Swedish Allsvenskan game between AIK Stockholm and IF Elfsborg in which Super Eagles striker Chinedu Obasi notched his third and fourth goals of the season.Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet writes on its electronic edition that the European club champions sent a scout to monito...