Nigeria U20s Strength And Weakness Revealed By Rohr Ahead Of AFCON Showdown Vs Mali
Published: February 11, 2019
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr reckons that the Flying Eagles lack of firepower in attack is their greatest weakness ahead of their semifinal showdown with Mali in the U20 Africa Cup of Nations. Paul Aigbogun's side have shown great defensive solidity in their three matches so far at the ongoing tournament, having fail...
Fenerbahce Coach Comments On Versatile Victor Moses Best Position For Club
Published: February 11, 2019
Fenerbahce manager Ersun Yanal has revealed that Chelsea loanee Victor Moses will be used as a winger at the Yellow Canaries but has noted that the former Nigeria international has versatility in his locker. The 28-year-old began his career as a striker at the youth team of Crystal Palace and is also capable of playi...
Top Interceptor Against Udinese, Ola Aina Named In Italian Serie A Team Of The Week
Published: February 11, 2019
Ola Aina has been recognized for his outstanding performance this past weekend for Torino after he was included in Whoscored.com's Serie A Team of the Week. The Nigeria international's 31st minute header, his first goal in Torino's colours, secured all three points for the Maroons in a match day 23 fixture against W...
Hertha Berlin Loanee Eligible For Nigeria Making Waves At Royal Excel Mouscron
Published: February 11, 2019
Berlin-born central midfielder of Nigerian descent, Sidney Friede is having a promising start to his career at Belgian First Division A club Royal Excel Mouscron. The 20-year-old was snapped up by Royal Excel Mouscron on loan from German Bundesliga club Hertha BSC on January 17 and he has forced his way into the sta...
Super Eagles Stars Awaziem, Uzoho, Uche Advised To Change Clubs In January Transfer Window
Published: February 11, 2019
Several Super Eagles stars were advised to change their European clubs in the January transfer window as a result of lack of playing opportunities, manager Gernot Rohr has revealed. Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem and Uche Agbo were loaned out to Anorthosis Famagusta, Rizespor and Rayo Vallecano respectively last mo...
Four Players Who Have Featured For Chelsea First Team Named In Nigerian TOTW; Awoniyi, Iwobi, Omeruo Make Cut
Published: February 11, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com rounds up the best performers from the past week in its team of the week. GoalkeeperDaniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs): The new Chiefs signing was between the sticks to help them to a 1-1 draw versus Orlando Pirates in a PSL game at the FNB Stadium.DefendersFikayo Tomori (Derby County): The Chelsea l...
Rohr Reveals Ighalo's Super Eagles Spot Not In Jeopardy, China League One Or Not
Published: February 11, 2019
Gernot Rohr has insisted that Odion Ighalo's spot in the Super Eagles squad is not in jeopardy whether or not he switches clubs before the close of the Chinese transfer window on February 28. Allnigeriasoccer.com can reveal that the Changchun Yatai frontman had already made up his mind to remain in China from the wo...
Rohr Names The Three Super Eagles Players Who Can Be Deployed In Mikel's Playmaker Position
Published: February 11, 2019
Gernot Rohr has dismissed suggestions that the Super Eagles are lacking a natural number ten in the the center of the pitch ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with the international future of Obi Mikel up in the air.The German football tactician has stressed that he is not searching for a playmaker and has identif...
Barcelona Femení New Signing Oshoala Scores Fastest Debut Goal For European Club
Published: February 10, 2019
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala netted in her maiden appearance for Barcelona Femení as they recorded a comprehensive 4-0 win against Rayo Vallecano at the Ciudad Deportiva Rayo Vallecano Campo 4 (Madrid) on Sunday. The Dalian Quanjian loanee replaced Alexia Putellas in the 62nd minute and opened her account f...
Awoniyi Comes Back To Haunt Former Club, Scores As Royal Excel Mouscron Beat Gent
Published: February 10, 2019
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi continued his fine form for his new employer Royal Excel Mouscron after finding the net in their 2-1 win at Gent in a Belgian First Division match on Sunday night. Most of the talk in the buildup to the match involved the Nigeria U23 international's return to the GHELAMCO-arena (Gent),...
Chelsea Nigerian Fans Are All Saying The Same Thing About Sarri After 6-0 Loss To Man City
Published: February 10, 2019
Chelsea's Nigerian fans have voiced their displeasure with manager Maurizio Sarri in the wake of the humiliating 6-0 loss to Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday evening. The Citizens tore The Blues apart with ease inside the opening 25 minutes with Sergio Aguero netting twice while Raheem Sterling and Il...
Ian Wright Sends Message To Arsenal Fans Over Unfair Criticism Of Iwobi
Published: February 10, 2019
Arsenal hero Ian Wright has sprung to the defense of Alex Iwobi over the unfair criticism of the Nigeria international  by the Gunners fans following the 2-1 win at Huddersfield on Saturday evening. The Hale End Academy product was rated by several pundits as Arsenal's best player on parade at the John Smith's Stad...
Chelsea Loanee Ola Aina First Goal In 400 Days Seals Win For Torino Against Udinese
Published: February 10, 2019
Ola Aina had to wait until his 22nd appearance for Torino in all competitions before opening his goal-scoring account for The Maroons. The Nigeria international scored what proved to the game-winning goal in Torino's 1-0 win against William Troost-Ekong's Udinese at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino on Sunday afternoon. ...
'I Did Not Get A Chance' - Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Aims Dig At Gent Ahead Of Tonight's Return To Ghelamco Arena
Published: February 10, 2019
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi is poised to make his first return to the Ghelamco Arena in tonight's Belgian First Division match between Gent and Royal Excel Mouscron.  The former Nigeria U23 international was originally expected to spend the entirety of this season at Gent but saw his loan spell cut short due to ...
Omeruo Shows Off Defensive Prowess As CD Leganes Thrash Real Betis 3-0
Published: February 10, 2019
Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo was in action for 90 minutes on Sunday afternoon as his La Liga side Leganes thrashed ten man Real Betis 3-0 at their Estadio Municipal Butarque. Omeruo, playing in his 16th league game of the campaign, was also booked, a yellow card in the 53rd minute which was his  third of the seaso...