MLS ASG : Iwobi Says Arsenal Will Prove They Are Better Than Spurs
Published: July 28, 2016
Alex Iwobi has his eyes firmly fixed on Arsenal ’s showdown against MLS All-Stars in the early hours of Friday morning Tottenham Hotspur lost the 2015 Major League Soccer All-Star Game, but the Nigeria international has predicted that the Gunners will defeat their opponents.“We believe we can perform better...
Iheanacho Unlucky, Adarabioyo Converts Penalty As City Win First Pre-Season Game
Published: July 28, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho and Tosin Adarabioyo saw their trip to China come to an end, with Manchester City winning their first pre-season game, beating Borussia Dortmund on penalties in the International Champions Cup on Thursday.The Nigeria international lasted 45 minutes on the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre turf, while...
FC Hearts Star Ifeanyi Mathew Pens Four-Year Deal With Lillestrom; Handed No. 6 Kit
Published: July 28, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that former Nigeria U20 international Ifeanyi Mathew has completed his move to Norwegian topflight club Lillestrom, following a successful trial. The attacking midfielder has put pen to paper on a four-year deal which will keep him at the åråsen Stadion until the summer of 2...
Mikel On Target As Nigeria U23s Thrash African XI 12-0 In Last Friendly
Published: July 28, 2016
Ahead of their first game at the 2016 Olympic Games against Japan, the Nigeria U23s thrashed an African select team of Atlanta 12-0 on Wednesday in their last friendly match before heading to Brazil.The Samson Siasia-led side stunned the African XI with six goals in the first half, with Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mike...
Big Things Expected From Ladapo After Scoring First Crystal Palace Goal
Published: July 28, 2016
Freddie Ladapo netted his first goal for Crystal Palace in their hard fought 3-2 win over AFC Wimbledon in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday.The former Flying Eagles invitee was playing in the sixth-tier of English football at the start of last season before he was acquired by the Eagles on a two-and-a-half year deal ...
Manchester City Reply Nigerian : Tosin Adarabioyo Is From Manchester
Published: July 28, 2016
English Premier League club Manchester City have clarified that their defender Tosin Adarabioyo hails from Manchester in England and not Nigeria. The England youth international has been named in the starting line-up in the ongoing International Champions Cup clash between City and Borussia Dortmund.A Nigerian, Deji Ad...
Ex-Chievo Verona Target Kingsley Michael Frustrated Over Failure To Join European Club
Published: July 28, 2016
Nigeria U20 international Kingsley Michael has been left frustrated as a result of his failure to join a European club despite putting himself in the shop window at the 2015 Fifa U17 World Cup, allnigeriasoccer.com understands.The midfielder would not have been in this predicament if he had represented Football College...
New Kelechi Iheanacho Begins Showing Off His Skills At Kalmar
Published: July 28, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that Paul Francis, hailed as the new Kelechi Iheanacho, has landed in Sweden, where he will undergo trials with Allsvenskan side Kalmar.The teenager, who departed Nigeria on Tuesday night, will have his first training session with the Red Brothers this morning.Kalmar sportin...
Liverpool Fans React On Twitter To Ejaria Brilliant Display Vs Chelsea
Published: July 28, 2016
Liverpool fans reacted positively to the display of former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria, as the Anfield side lost 1-0 to Chelsea in the International Champions Cup on Thursday morning.The highlight of the 18-year-old’s performance was his backheel assist to Roberto Firmino, only for the goal to be ruled out...
Four Nigerians Feature As Liverpool Suffer 1-0 Loss To Chelsea In ICC
Published: July 28, 2016
Four players of Nigerian descent were in action as Chelsea recorded a 1-0 win over Liverpool in an International Champions Cup clash staged at Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on Thursday morning.Ovie Ejaria was involved in his fifth pre-season game, playing 63 minutes before he was replaced by Henderson, the same tim...
Chelsea Midfielder Mikel Pleased To Captain Team Nigeria At Olympics
Published: July 27, 2016
Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympic Games and member of the Nigeria U23 squad, John Mikel Obi has described his appointment as overwhelming. Speaking from the U23 team’s camp in Atlanta, Georgia, Mikel told thenff.com: “First and foremost, I will say I am overwhelmed with this opportunity to be ...
Ex- Free State Stars Defender Gege Soriola Trialing At New York Red Bulls
Published: July 27, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that Major League Soccer outfit New York Red Bulls have started running the rule over former Nigeria U23 international Gege Soriola, with a view to offering him a contract.The defender fell off the radar after his departure from South African topflight club Free State Stars in 201...
Deniran, Temile Among African XI Stars To Face Nigeria U23s In Friendly On Wednesday
Published: July 27, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands the Nigerian U23 National Team will square off against an African select team of Atlanta on Wednesday evening as part of their preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games.The Samson Siasia-led side were supposed to tackle Honduras today but the game has been called off, and former Super Fal...
Exclusive: Leicester City Record Buy Musa Still Awaiting Work Permit Decision
Published: July 27, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Ahmed Musa has not yet been granted a residence permit by the authorities in the United Kingdom, with just over two weeks left before the start of the new Premier League season.If the former CSKA Moscow star does not get a work permit before August 7, he may be unavailab...
Ovie Ejaria To Play For Liverpool U23 Squad In The 2016-2017 Season
Published: July 27, 2016
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria will represent the development squad of Liverpool, otherwise known as the U23s, in the 2016-2017 campaign, amid speculations that he is set to be promoted to the first team following his form in pre-season.Due to the unavailability of a number of first team players who were on ...