'I won't tell you that' - Boniface refuses to say what Xabi Alonso told him before he came on v West Ham
Published: April 12, 2024
German Bundesliga champions-in-waiting Bayer Leverkusen are in a good position to qualify for the semifinals of the UEFA Europa League following a 2-0 win over Premier League side West Ham United at the BayArena on Thursday night. Bayer Leverkusen left it late to beat the Hammers, scoring in the final seven minutes ...
Boniface on target against West Ham with agent in attendance; focused on Bayer amid transfer links
Published: April 11, 2024
Victor Boniface played the role of a super sub as Bayer Leverkusen extended their unbeaten run to 42 games in all competitions after beating David Moyes' West Ham United 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal clash staged at the BayArena on Thursday night, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Most of...
Son of ex-Super Eagles LB, 3 other players of Nigerian descent win U17 PL Cup with Chelsea 
Published: April 11, 2024
Landon Emenalo, son of former Nigeria international left-back Michael Emenalo, and three other teenagers of Nigerian descent, namely Rio Ngumoha, Saheed Olagunju and Olutayo Subuloye won the U17 Premier League Cup with Chelsea on Thursday evening. The Blues U17s, coached by Nigerian football tactician  Hassan Su...
Manchester City interested in Olise but 2021 Super Eagles invitee is not top of the wishlist 
Published: April 11, 2024
Reigning Premier League champions Manchester City are interested in signing Michael Olise in the summer transfer window but the 2021 Super Eagles invitee is not the club's top target for one of the positions they want to bolster.  According to The Independent UK, the Citizens want to sign two offensive players ...
Osimhen's replacement: Vidigal urges Napoli to sign Arsenal and Chelsea target Gyokeres
Published: April 11, 2024
Former Sporting CP defensive midfielder Josè Luis Vidigal has urged Napoli to make a move for Sweden international Viktor Gyokeres this summer as a replacement for Victor Osimhen.  Osimhen's departure from Napoli at the end of the season is inevitable, with Paris Saint-Germain ahead of Premier League clubs,...
Tottenham back for Super Eagles-eligible defender after failing to sign him last summer
Published: April 11, 2024
According to Football.London, Tottenham Hotspur are back in the race to sign Fulham's in-demand central defender Tosin Adarabioyo as the north London are aiming to bolster their defensive ranks for the 2024-2025 season.   Ange Postecoglou's side have three natural center backs and had to play fullbacks Be...
CFR Cluj owner demands N9.3b plus 20 percent sell-on clause from Brighton for Nigerian forward
Published: April 11, 2024
According to reports in the Romanian media, CFR Cluj owner Ioan Varga has revealed that he has been contacted by Brighton & Hove regarding the transfer of Nigerian forward Philip Otele.  Varga claimed to have demanded £6m, almost €7m (approximately N9.3 billion in Nigerian currency), plus 20% of the sell-on fee...
Awoniyi's thigh injury: Nottingham Forest striker to undergo scan later this week 
Published: April 11, 2024
Nottingham Forest manager Nuno Espirito Santo is optimistic about Taiwo Awoniyi's potential return to action in the final weeks of the season. The Nigeria international has not been called up for the last four games played by the two-time European champions in the Premier League due to injury.  Awoniyi suff...
Meet Isabela Christina de Matos Uduezue: The Sao Paulo-born central defender eligible for Super Falcons
Published: April 11, 2024
The name Isa Matos might sound relatively unfamiliar to the average Nigerian football fan without a knack for the women's game in particular.  Isabela Christiana de Matos Uduezué was born in São Paulo on August 12, 2002 to a Nigerian father and a Brazilian mother. She is a professional footballer who play...
PSG close to deal for Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd-linked striker Osimhen
Published: April 11, 2024
According to Il Matino, PSG are reportedly close to reaching an agreement with Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen over a move to the club in the summer. The report claims that the Napoli marksman is also willing to join the French giants and will sign a four year contract with €13m as salary within that period. ...
'One of the most dedicated professionals I've seen' - Ex-coach hails Ademola Lookman for his work ethic 
Published: April 11, 2024
Super Eagles winger Ademola Lookman has earned high praise from his former manager Stuart Gray for his relentless work ethic and dedication to improvement. Lookman, who is in contention to face Liverpool in the Europa League on Thursday having been named in Atalanta's traveling squad, has impressed many with his...
Super Eagles striker Maja makes his injury comeback for West Brom after 123 days out
Published: April 10, 2024
Super Eagles forward Josh Maja made a comeback from injury during West Brom's 2-0 win over Rotherham in a midweek English Championship fixture played at The Hawthorns on Wednesday night. It was his first appearance in 123 days for West Brom, after suffering an injury during the Championship clash against his for...
Jhafets Reyes: Ecuador hand youth team call-up to Cartagena GK who's also eligible for Nigeria, Spain
Published: April 10, 2024
The Ecuadorian Football Federation have made the first move to beat Nigeria and Spain to the services of promising FC Cartagena goalkeeper Jhafets Christ Dick Reyes, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.  Reyes has been handed a call-up to Ecuador's U18 national team ahead of three international friendlies at the end...
Man Utd star Maguire in attendance as Arsenal loanee Okonkwo stars in Wrexham's big win v Red Devils 
Published: April 10, 2024
Wrexham claimed back-to-back wins in their battle for promotion, thrashing Crawley Town 4-1 in a League Two game staged at STōK Cae Ras on Tuesday night. According to The Wrexham Insider, Manchester United center back Harry Maguire was spotted at Racecourse Ground for the meeting between the Red Dragons and Red D...
Paul Onuachu alternative: Trabzonspor considering move for Leicester's Nigeria star Iheanacho 
Published: April 10, 2024
Turkish Süper Lig side Trabzonspor are said to be considering a move for Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho in the summer. As reported by Sporx, the Turkish outfit are eyeing the Leicester City forward as an alternative to his compatriot, Paul Onuachu who is currently on loan at the club. Iheanacho is in the...