German Football Association Reduces Leon Balogun Ban After Appeal
Published: May 03, 2016
Leon Balogun will be available for selection for Mainz in their final Bundesliga game of the season against Hertha BSC on May 14 after the German Football Association (DFB) reduced his ban to two matches.The Super Eagles stopper was initially suspended for three games after video evidence showed that he hit his right k...
Nwakali, Osimhen & Kingsley Michael Hit Target As Flying Eagles Win Fifth Friendly
Published: May 03, 2016
The Nigeria U20s defeated Federal Road Safety Commission FC of Abuja 3-1 in a scrimmage on Tuesday.The Emmanuel Amuneke-led side scored first in the 23rd minute courtesy of Victor Osimhen who hammered home a spot kick, then captain Kelechi Nwakali doubled the advantage before the end of the first half.The Flying Eagles...
Charlton Athletic Starlet Lookman Delighted To Win Another Award
Published: May 03, 2016
Ademola Lookman was delighted to pick up the 2015-2016 Charlton Athletic Young Player of the Year Award.The Wandsworth-born striker made his professional debut for the Addicks on November 3, 2015 and has racked up 23 appearances in total in the Championship, scoring five goals, including last weekend’s strike aga...
Aaron Samuel Voted Third Best Player At CSKA Moscow For April
Published: May 03, 2016
CSKA Moscow fans have voted injured Nigerian striker Aaron Samuel as the club’s third best player for the month of April, writes the official website of the Army Men. The Guangzhou R&F loanee finished behind experienced defender Aleksei Berezutski and Alexander Golovin.Last month, Samuel featured in six games...
Five Goals Netted By Odion Ighalo Nominated For Watford Goal Of The Season
Published: May 03, 2016
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, 26, has been nominated for Watford’s Goal of the Season award.The Hornets official website has published the ten most eye-catching goals scored in the 2015-2016 season, with five of Ighalo’s goals making the shortlist. His goals against Everton in the opening round, Newca...
American-Born DC United Striker Raheem Lawal Will Not Reject Nigeria Call Up
Published: May 03, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that DC United striker Raheem Lawal will not turn down the chance to represent one of the youth teams of Nigeria even though he is eligible to play for the United States.The offensive talent was born in Washington DC 17 years ago to a Nigerian dad and an American mom and is torn between...
Amuneke Still Running The Rule Over Osimhen,Nwakali&Chukwueze, Drops Six Players
Published: May 03, 2016
Nigeria U20s manager Emmanuel Amuneke dropped six players from the Flying Eagles squad after the friendly against Supreme Court FC this past weekend.With the players axed from the get-together in Abuja, the former Barcelona star is presently running the rule over 31 players in camp but will drop one more player in the ...
CSKA Moscow Striker Samuel To Go Under The Knife In Germany, Confirmed Out Of Nigeria Friendlies
Published: May 03, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that CSKA Moscow striker Aaron Samuel will travel to Germany in the coming days to visit specialists and undergo surgery after damaging knee ligaments in the Russian Cup final on Monday against Zenit St. Petersburg.The young star had to be substituted three minutes after he netted the e...
Super Eagles Rising Star Aminu Hails Fantastic Omeruo After Personal Duel
Published: May 03, 2016
Osmanlıspor striker Umar Aminu has admitted that he ended up second best to Kenneth Omeruo when he faced the Super Eagles defender in Monday’s Turkish Super Lig clash between his team and Kasımpaşa.Both teams could not be separated at the end, with the scoreboard reading 1-1, but the Super Eagles defender won ...
Arsenal, Nigeria Football Federation & Cech Send Birthday Wishes To Iwobi
Published: May 03, 2016
Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi has received birthday wishes from the Nigeria Football Federation, Arsenal and Czech Republic international Petr Čech.Born in Lagos on May 3, 1996, the Hale End Academy product is no longer a teenager as he is celebrating his 20th birthday today.“Morning all and happy 20th birt...
Agent Reveals Watford Target Isaac Success Will Not Be Sold To Valencia,Inter Milan & PSG
Published: May 03, 2016
English Premier League side Watford continue to thrash out the wages of one of their top summer transfer targets, Granada’s Nigeria youth international Isaac Success.It has been suggested by one of the representatives of the striker that the Hornets are not discussing a transfer fee with the Andalusian club becau...
Aaron Samuel Set To Miss Super Eagles Friendlies After Damaging Knee Ligaments
Published: May 03, 2016
Aaron Samuel is a huge doubt for the Super Eagles upcoming friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg after damaging the front and right side of the knee ligaments during Monday’s loss to Zenit St. Petersburg in the Russian Cup final.According to the official webpage of the Army Men, the Nigeria international has bee...
Portland Timbers DP Adi In Five-Man Shortlist For MLS Etihad Airways Player Of The Month
Published: May 03, 2016
Portland Timbers striker Fanendo Adi has been nominated for Major League Soccer’s Etihad Airways Player of the Month for April.The in-form Nigerian frontman has been shortlisted for the award alongside Giovani Dos Santos (LA Galaxy),Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), Jermaine Jones (Colorado Rapids) and Chris Wondo...
G.O MFM Olukoya Receives FA Cup Champions
Published: May 03, 2016
The General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Dr Daniel Olukoya received the 2016 Lagos State Football Association Cup Champions, MFM Football Club of Lagos on Sunday at the church headquarters in Yaba.The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side claimed this year’s State F.A trophy wi...
Nigerian Exports: Ofere Fails To Save Dundee Utd; Chelsea Loanee Omeruo Returns; Ujah Turns Super-Sub; Umar,Uche,Lawal Benched
Published: May 02, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigeria descent in Europe on Monday.John Obi Mikel and Chelsea assisted Leicester City win their first Premier League title after drawing 2-2 with Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge. The Super Eagles skipper featured for 90 minutes, Dele Alli was suspended for the tie while ...