'They Are Not Good Enough' - Super Eagles Coach Rohr Explains Why He Doesn't Use NPFL Stars
Published: June 26, 2020
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has explained that he doesn't utilize Nigeria Professional Football League players for national team matches because they are not on the same level as their foreign-based counterparts. With the exception of Heartland goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, local-based players hardly get a look-i...
'A Preferred Candidate' - Rohr Admits He Wants Bayern Munich Striker To Play For Super Eagles
Published: June 26, 2020
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has reiterated that he wants Bayern Munich wonderkid Joshua Zirkzee to play for the Super Eagles but admitted that it won't be easy for the striker to switch his international allegiance from Netherlands to Nigeria. Born in Schiedam nineteen years ago, Zirkzee qualifies to represent Niger...
Reading In Talks With Liverpool Over Extending Ejaria's Loan Deal; Osho Agrees Contract Extension
Published: June 26, 2020
English Championship side Reading are in talks with Premier League champions Liverpool over the extension of Ovie Ejaria's loan deal, the official website of the Royals has reported. The central midfielder joined Reading on a season-long loan in August 2019 and was due to return to his parent club at the end of this ...
Osimhen Still Stranded In Nigeria; Lille Ready To Send Private Jet To Bring Back Striker
Published: June 26, 2020
Victor Osimhen has yet to resume pre-season preparations with French Ligue 1 club Lille. The Nigeria international was granted compassionate leave to attend the burial of his father and was expected to return to France this week but he's stranded in Nigeria because the borders are closed to curb the spread of coronavi...
Liverpool Strikers Ojo, Babajide React As Reds Win First Top-Flight Title In 30 Years
Published: June 26, 2020
Liverpool have ended their 30-year wait for an English top-flight title after winning the Premier League on Thursday night following Chelsea's 2-1 victory against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Jurgen Klopp's side needed just two points to be crowned champions after thrashing Cryst...
Confirmed : Former Bolton Wanderers Winger Leaves Sochaux On A Free Transfer
Published: June 26, 2020
Former Bolton Wanderers winger of Nigerian descent Tope Obadeyi will leave Sochaux on a free transfer when his contract expires at the end of this month, the French Ligue 2 club confirmed through their official website on Friday morning. The 30-year-old joined Sochaux in 2018 and played 13 games for the club in all ...
Official: Three Nigerian Rising Stars Offered New Southampton Deals; Sheyi Ojo's Cousin Retained
Published: June 26, 2020
Three Nigerian starlets have been offered new contracts by Southampton ahead of the 2020-2021 season, the English Premier League has officially reported. They are Flying Eagles hopeful Oludare Olufunwa, Nathan Tella and David Agbontohoma. Should the aforementioned players accept the new terms, they are expected ...
Confirmed : Midfield Maestro Miguel Azeez Among 12 Nigerian Players Retained By Arsenal
Published: June 26, 2020
Arsenal have submitted their retained and released list for the 2020-2021 season to the English Premier League, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. As many as twelve Nigeria-eligible players will be on the books of the Emirates Stadium outfit next term if they are not sold in the summer transfer window. All the Nigeri...
Official : Aina Released By Chelsea; Victor Moses Among 4 Nigeria-Eligible Players Retained
Published: June 26, 2020
2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner Victor Moses is among four Nigeria-eligible players retained by Chelsea for the 2020-2021 season, informs the official website of the English Premier League. The right wing-back will enter the final twelve months of his contract with The Blues on July 1 and is expected to see out t...
Two Strikers Of Nigerian Descent Retained By Man Utd Including Fastest Player At Club
Published: June 26, 2020
Manchester United have officially issued their retained and released list for the Academy squads ahead of the start of pre-season preparations. Two strikers of Nigerian descent in the shape of Dillon Hoogewerf and Ayodeji Sotona were among the 202 players retained by the Old Trafford outfit. Hoogewerf remains u...
Watford Player Contracts : Ex-Flying Eagles Invitee, U23 Captain Depart; Exciting Winger Offered New Deal
Published: June 25, 2020
English Premier League side Watford have confirmed through their official website that former Flying Eagles invitee Jayden Bennetts will leave the club upon the expiration of his contract this month. Joining the attacking midfielder out of the Hornets exit door is another talented player of Nigerian descent in Jama...
Official : Super Eagles Defender Joins Wigan Athletic On Permanent Deal Until July 2020
Published: June 25, 2020
English Premier League side Brighton & Hove have officially announced that Nigeria national-teamer Leon Balogun has completed a permanent transfer to second-tier club Wigan Athletic. The central defender has secured a transfer to the Latics until the end of the 2019-2020 season, specifically July 21, 2020, the date ...
'He Could Have Produced Three Goals' - Arsenal Coach Pleased With Saka's Creativity
Published: June 25, 2020
Arsenal got their post-restart hoodoo out of their system with a 2-0 win over Southampton at the St Mary's Stadium on Thursday evening which galvanized their European prospects.Eddie Nketiah broke the deadlock when he capitalized on a goalkeeping error by Alex McCarthy twenty minutes in, before substitute Joe Willock s...
Confirmed : Nigerian-Born Winger Released By Everton
Published: June 25, 2020
With a statement on their official website, English Premier League club Everton have confirmed that Nigerian-born winger Korede Adedoyin has been released. Adedoyin is leaving Everton after spending nine years at their Academy, having joined the club at the age of ten. The 2000-born player was farmed out on loa...
Official : Versatile Nigerian Defender Departs Arsenal After Six Years
Published: June 25, 2020
Arsenal have confirmed via their official website that versatile Nigerian youngster Tobi Omole will depart the club on July 1, 2020. Born in London, Omole joined the Gunners' Hale End Academy in 2014 after he was spotted playing for Thamesmead as a box-to-box midfielder. The 20-year-old is also comfortable being ...