Chelsea Legend Gianfranco Zola Blasts Rohr For Tactical Naivety In Eagles Loss To Croatia
Published: June 17, 2018
Chelsea hero Gianfranco Zola has accused Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr of being tactically naive in the wake of the national team's 2-0 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener on Saturday night. The USA 1994 World Cup star reckons that Rohr would have made tactical and formation changes in the second half but the Ge...
Five Things We Learned From Nigeria's 1-0 Loss To Czech Republic
Published: June 06, 2018
The Super Eagles rounded off their warm up friendlies before the World Cup with a game against Czech Republic in Austria. The three-time African champions were defeated 1-0 in the contest and Izuchukwu Okosi in this piece looks at the five things learned from the outing... 1. Defensive Mistakes Still Not Sorted ...
Obi Mikel Takes A Swipe At England Boss Southgate For Parking The Bus Against Nigeria
Published: June 03, 2018
Former Chelsea ace John Obi Mikel took a swipe at England boss Gareth Southgate in the wake of the Super Eagles 2-1 loss to the Three Lions on Saturday, saying he employed negative tactics. Southgate deployed a 3-5-2 formation against Nigeria, with Gary Cahill, John Stones and Kyle Walker the central defenders, whil...
What The Super Eagles Are Saying Ahead Of Friendly; Alli Named In England Starting XI
Published: June 02, 2018
Super Eagles players took to social media to express their thoughts ahead of the eagerly anticipated international friendly against England at Wembley on Saturday evening. Top Nigeria stars with Premier League experience in the shape of Obi Mikel, Victor Moses, Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi are confirmed to be in the ...
NFF Target Abraham Puts On Sensational Show As England Beat China In Toulon Opener
Published: May 26, 2018
England kicked off their bid to retain the Toulon Tournament honours with a comeback 2-1 victory over China, with Nigerian Federation target, Tammy Abraham putting in a sensational showing with an assist while also popping up with a late winner for Aidy Boothroyd's U-21 side on Saturday afternoon. The Chelsea striker ...
Manchester United's Nigerian Winger Showing Off His Skills In France
Published: May 20, 2018
Skillful Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire is presently in France with Manchester United youth team for the Tournoi International De Football U15. United lost 1-0 to Montpellier in their opening game of the tournament and will trade tackles with Dijon FCO and FC Bourgoin in their two remaining Group D fixtures. Ma...
Manchester United Interested In Ajax Sensation Labelled The New Messi
Published: April 18, 2018
Manchester United are plotting a move for Ajax Amsterdam teen sensation Naci ünüvar, who has has drawn comparisons with Barcelona forward Lionel Messi.According to Calciomercato, ünüvar put himself in the shop window during the 2018 edition of the prestigious Future Cup, scoring a brace in the final against Juventu...
Official: Finnish Club Snap Up Ex-Enyimba, Nasarawa United Midfielder
Published: April 18, 2018
Through a statement on their official website, Finnish Ykkönen outfit AC Kajaani have announced the signing of Nigerian defensive midfielder Ichull Ter'Ade Lordson on undisclosed terms.Lordson was one of the three players unveiled by the second-tier club this week, the others being Oskari Rounaja and Colombian Cristia...
Moses Makes 67th Substitute Appearance In EPL As Chelsea Pull Off Comeback
Published: April 14, 2018
Chelsea pulled off a thrilling comeback after earlier going two goals down to Southampton in their Premier League clash at the St Mary's on Saturday afternoon, going on to win 3-2 thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Eden Hazard.Victor Moses was named among the substitutes for Chelsea while promoted Saints youngster...
Man Utd Eye Algeria Player Of The Year As Replacement For Chelsea Target Shaw
Published: April 04, 2018
Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho is poised to make a sensational move for Napoli defender, Faouzi Ghoulam as a replacement for Chelsea target, Luke Shaw in the summer.In a revelation on Daily Mail, the Red Devils gaffer has earmarked the Algerian as a viable replacement for his inconsistent left back who is att...
18-Year-Old Nigerian Whizkid 'Denied Goal' On League Debut For Ipswich Town
Published: April 02, 2018
Australian-born Nigerian striker Ben Folami, 18,  has made his first Championship appearance for Ipswich Town, whom he joined as a scholar in 2015 from Sutherland Sharks.Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy handed Folami his league debut in their EFL Championship clash against Millwall (2-2) at Portman Road when he came...
Nigerian Duo The Heroes As Arsenal Beat Manchester United In Dallas Cup
Published: March 31, 2018
Arsenal have set up a meeting with Liga MX side Tigres in the final of the oldest and most prestigious international youth soccer tournament in the United States, Dallas Cup, after beating Manchester United on penalties this morning.The Gunners U19s enjoyed a 3-2 success in the shootout after the two teams were tied 2-...
Enyeama Escapes Attack From Lille Supporters, Goalkeeper Reacts
Published: March 11, 2018
Former Nigeria international Vincent Enyeama escaped being attacked by Lille supporters in the wake of their 1-1 draw with Montpellier in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday evening.The goalkeeper was presumably not with the team for the game at Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Villeneuve d'Ascq) as he was not named to Lille's provisio...
England Starlet Names Three Nigerian Whizkids Who Have Impressed Him At Arsenal
Published: March 08, 2018
Arsenal rising star Reiss Nelson has heaped praise on three players of Nigerian descent, saying they are among the four players that have impressed him the most in the Gunners youth team.The England U19 international singled out Bukayo Saka, Xavier Amaechi and Folarin Balogun for special praise on the back of their imp...
Nigerian Midfielder On Target As Chelsea Rout West Brom 7-0 In FAYC
Published: January 17, 2018
Defending champions Chelsea have set up a meeting with London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the fifth round of the prestigious FA Youth Cup following their 7-0 demolition of West Brom on Wednesday night.Two England youth internationals of Nigerian parentage Faustino Anjorin and Tariq Uwakwe played a big role in Chelsea's...