Kenneth Omeruo Names The Nigerian Manager He Is Closest To At Chelsea
Published: February 21, 2019
Speaking to our colleagues at tribalfootball.com, Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has selected a Nigerian, Eddie Newton as the manager he is closest to at Chelsea. Since a celebrated move to the Stamford Bridge outfit in January 2012, more than seven years ago, The Blues have had six different managers namely...
Awoniyi Comments On Adekanye's Contract Standoff With Liverpool, Hints Winger Could Represent Nigeria
Published: February 21, 2019
Bobby Adekanye could bid farewell to Premier League side Liverpool at the end of the 2018-2019 season as he is stalling on signing a new deal which he has been offered. Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi was understandably careful to choose his words when he was questioned about the contract standoff between the winger...
Yobo Gives His Verdict On Morata's VAR Disallowed Goal Vs Juventus
Published: February 21, 2019
SuperSport Nigerian analyst, Joseph Yobo gave his thoughts on some VAR-induced occasions in Atletico Madrid's 2-0 win over Juventus in their Champions League last-sixteen clash on Wednesday evening.One of the night's controversial moments at the Wanda Metropolitano was thrown up in the second half when Chelsea loanee, ...
Nigeria U23 Coach Amapakabo In Touch With German-Born Fortuna Dusseldorf Goalkeeper
Published: February 21, 2019
Ahead of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya, Nigeria U23 coach Imama Amapakabo has opened a line of communication with Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye with a view to an invitation to the Dream Team VII. Born in Düsseldorf, the dual-eligible Okoye was earlier approached by Gernot...
Billing Is Huddersfield's Lowest Earning Player Per Minute Played In Premier League
Published: February 20, 2019
Nigeria-eligible midfielder Philip Billing is Huddersfield Town's lowest earning player per minute played in the English Premier League, according to The Sportsman. The Denmark U21 international earns £15,000 a week and has pocketed 204 pounds for every minute he has played in the topflight this season. He has b...
Rohr Receives Good News From Saudi Arabia Regarding Availability Of Ahmed Musa For AFCONQ
Published: February 20, 2019
Super Eagles assistant captain Ahmed Musa should be available for next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles and international friendly with Egypt, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Al-Nassr winger has not featured for the Saudi Arabian Professional Football League team since January 3 due to a ...
'African Zidane' Mikel Named In Championship Team of The Week
Published: February 20, 2019
Chelsea legend John Mikel Obi has been named in the current Championship Team of The Week after starring in Middlesbrough's 1-0 win over Blackburn  Rovers on Sunday. The Nigeria captain has endeared himself to Boro fans who have labelled him the African Zidane on the back of his imperious displays since transferrin...
Ex-West Ham Striker Obinna Training With Potenza Ahead Of Potential Transfer
Published: February 20, 2019
Victor Obinna's search for a new club could come to an end in the coming days if he proves his fitness. According to Tuttopotenza.com, the Nigeria international has been training with Italian Serie C side Potenza since yesterday with a view to a transfer. Obinna has been inactive for one year now following his r...
Swedish-Based Nigerian Midfielder Ruled Out Of Chelsea Vs Malmo Europa League Clash
Published: February 20, 2019
Innocent Bonke is not in contention to play for Malmo when they tackle Chelsea in the Europa League round of 32 second leg on Thursday evening. Fotbollskanalen.se is reporting that the Nigerian midfielder was not in the traveling party to the English capital, effectively ruling him out of the contest. Thus, no pl...
Reading Record Buy Aluko Set To Pen Deal With Chinese Club Beijing Renhe
Published: February 20, 2019
Chinese Super League side Beijing Renhe are on the verge of announcing the signing of Nigeria international Sone Aluko, according to reports. Football.London says the Reading forward is now in China to complete a move to Beijing Renhe. The deal is expected to go through as Beijing Renhe are owned by Reading owner...
Guardiola's Brilliant Response To Nigerian Critics For Not Winning UCL Without Messi & Co
Published: February 20, 2019
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola faced the cameras ahead of his side's Champions League last sixteen tie with Schalke 04 and was asked an embarrassing question by German-based Nigerian journalist Oma Akatugba. For eight years now, the Spanish football tactician has not been able to win the Champions League and Aka...
Odemwingie Reveals 70% Of African Players Believe Juju Men More Important Than Doctors, Nigerian Juju Man Treated Broken Arm
Published: February 20, 2019
Peter Odemwingie has acknowledged that he was taken to a Nigerian juju man after breaking his arm in training as a teenager. The former Super Eagles star, who was born in the old Soviet Union, returned to Nigeria to play briefly for amateur club AS Racines Lagos before transferring to Bendel Insurance, where he spe...
Jordan Aina, Uwakwe, Anjorin Absent As Chelsea Advance To UYL Last Sixteen
Published: February 20, 2019
Nigerian midfielders Tariq Uwakwe and Faustino Anjorin were not listed for Chelsea as the two-time champions advanced to the UEFA Youth League last sixteen following their 3-1 win against Monaco at Cobham on Tuesday evening. As exclusively reported by allnigeriasoccer.com last week, it was known from the word go tha...
Joseph Yobo Names Bayern Munich's Most Outstanding Defender Vs Liverpool
Published: February 20, 2019
Former Nigeria international, Joseph Yobo has lauded the performance of Bayern Munich full-back, Joshua Kimmich following the goalless draw with Liverpool in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League game. Speaking as a co-analyst on Supersports alongside ex Chelsea and Manchester United stars, Andy Townsend and Dwight Yorke ...
Seven Flying Eagles Players Who Showed Promise In 2019 U20 AFCON
Published: February 19, 2019
Despite huge criticisms of their performances at the CAF U-20 AFCON, Allnigeriasoccer's Izuchukwu Okosi runs the rule on seven Flying Eagles players who have showed promise in Niger and should be in the team to the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.1. Yayaha NazifiThe striker scored one goal in the CAF U-20 AFCON in Niger ...