Nigeria Or Germany? NFF Target Akpoguma Named To Bundesliga Team Of The Week
Published: December 04, 2017
The lingering debate over the national team Kevin Akpoguma will represent is set to continue in these parts after the 1899 Hoffenheim central defender was recognized for his imperious display against RB Leipzig on game week 14 in the German Bundesliga.The Neustadt an der Weinstraße native has been selected by whoscore...
Nigeria Target Akpoguma Sets Unwanted Record After Own Goal Vs Hamburg
Published: November 26, 2017
Nigeria Football Federation target Kevin Akpoguma set an unwanted Bundesliga record in Hoffenheim's 3-0 loss to Hamburg at the Volksparkstadion (Hamburg) on Sunday, November 26.The Germany youth international, who started on the right side of a three-man central defense for Hoffenheim, put through his own net in the si...
Super Eagles Star Leon Balogun Undergoes Surgery After Fracturing Left Hand
Published: November 19, 2017
Leon Balogun has undergone surgery after suffering a fracture to his left hand on Friday, Bundesliga club Mainz 05 have officially announced.  Due to the ailment, the Nigeria international did not suit up for Mainz in their 1-0 win over Cologne on Saturday afternoon.''Leon Balogun suffered a middle hand fracture on hi...
German-Born Nigerian Defender Felix Uduokhai Scores First Goal For Wolfsburg
Published: October 22, 2017
Felix Uduokhai scored his first goal in a Wolfsburg jersey in their 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim in the ninth round of matches in the German Bundesliga on Sunday.It was a battle of two defenders known to be on the radar of the Nigerian Federation, as former Germany U20 skipper Kevin Akpoguma came up against Uduokhai after ...
Wolfsburg Coach Tells Osimhen, Uduokhai : Brush Your Teeth Immediately After Training
Published: October 21, 2017
Wolfsburg coach Martin Schmidt has spoken about the unusual rule that exists in the team to maintain a good playing tone of the players.The former Mainz gaffer has revealed that the players, including Nigerian pair Victor Osimhen and Felix Uduokhai must brush their teeth immediately after every training session.''At th...
Noah Bazee Makes Hannover 96 Starting XI For The First Time In Four Months
Published: July 03, 2017
Super Eagles target Noah Bazee has put his injury worries behind him ahead of the start of the Bundesliga next month and two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.For the first time in four months, the Hannover talent was named in his team's starting eleven for the pre-season fixture against HSC Hannover on Sun...
Manchester United Fan Torunarigha Nominated For Bundesliga Rookie Of The Season
Published: June 18, 2017
German-born Nigerian defender Jordan Torunarigha is in the running for the prestigious Bundesliga Rookie of the Season award.The promising Hertha Berlin central defender  has been nominated for the accolade alongside Nabil Bentaleb (Schalke 04), Ousmane Dembélé (Borussia Dortmund), Riechedly Bazoer (VfL Wolfsburg) a...
Super Eagles Striker Kayode Wins Top Scorer Award In Bundesliga
Published: May 29, 2017
Nigeria international Olarenwaju Kayode claimed the top scorer award in the Austrian Bundesliga after the last round of matches in the division on Sunday.The Austria Vienna frontman won the Torjäger-Krone accolade after finishing the season with 17 goals to his name, one more than closest challenger SK Sturm G...
Fifa U20 World Cup : Promising Defender Torunarigha Impresses As Germany Settle For A Point
Published: May 23, 2017
Hertha Berlin Nigerian starlet Jordan Torunarigha was a surprise inclusion in Germany U20s starting eleven in their goalless draw with Mexico at the Fifa U20 World Cup on Tuesday.The central defender had one training session with the German team on South Korean soil before today's meeting at Daejeon World Cup Stadium, ...
Ex-Wolfsburg Star Akpoborie Has Some Advice For Rohr : Leave Osimhen Out Of Friendlies
Published: May 22, 2017
Retired Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie has urged Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to forget about counting on the services of Wolfsburg striker Victor Osimhen for the national team's get-together in France.Osimhen is doubtful to make his international debut against Corsica or Togo, with Wolfsburg facing a releg...
Why Hannover Striker Noah Bazee Will Not Be Called Up To The Next Nigeria Squad
Published: April 25, 2017
Hannover whiz-kid Noah Bazee has been ruled out of action for the rest of this season owing to a knee injury.Thus, the 20-year-old will not be called up to the upcoming Super Eagles get-together in Corsica, despite manager Gernot Rohr proclaiming that he will begin running the rule over the striker in the next four wee...
Hannover Announce Super Eagles Hopeful Bazee Will Miss The Niedersachsen Derby
Published: April 13, 2017
Super Eagles hopeful Noah Bazee has been ruled out of the derby between Hannover and Eintracht Braunschweig at the HDI-Arena on Saturday, April 15.The support striker resumed training with Hannover on Tuesday and had an individual session the following day.Hannover manager Andre Breitenreiter revealed at Thursday's pre...
Hannover Whizkid Noah Bazee Passed Fit Enough To Face St. Pauli
Published: March 18, 2017
As expected, Super Eagles invitee Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee has passed a late fitness test ahead of Hannover’s 2 Bundesliga tie against St. Pauli on Saturday afternoon at the Millerntor-Stadion.For most part of this week, the exciting striker did not participate in full training with Hannover due to a knee complai...
Alaba Relishing The Prospect Of Facing Real Madrid Star Toni Kroos
Published: March 18, 2017
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has given his reaction to the Champions League quarterfinal draw that sees the German champions facing Real Madrid next month.The Austria international is relishing the prospect of facing one of his former teammates at Bayern Munich, Toni Kroos, who has been on the payroll of Real Mad...
Victor Osimhen Still Missing From Wolfsburg Training Two Weeks Before Trip To London
Published: March 07, 2017
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr might have to make do without the services of Victor Osimhen for the upcoming international friendlies with Senegal and Burkina Faso.The former Golden Eaglets sensation was a surprise inclusion in the 25-man squad because he underwent arthroscopic procedure on his right knee on January 25...