Internationals: Anjorin, Solanke, Lookman & Nmecha Score; QPR's Eze Assists; Orient's Ekpiteta Debuts For England
Published: October 12, 2018
Find out how players eligible to represent Nigeria fared for England's teams on Wednesday and Thursday. Everton's Ademola Lookman and Liverpool's Dominic Solanke were on target in the 8th and 81st minute respectively as England U21s sealed their spot in next summer's European U21 Championship following their 7-0 rout ...
West Ham, Chelsea, Arsenal & Huddersfield Nigerian Starlets Named Among Top 20 Talents At Premier League Clubs
Published: October 11, 2018
Four players of Nigerian descent have been named to the prestigious Guardian UK's Next Generation 2018: 20 of the best talents at Premier League clubs. Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, Chelsea's Faustino Anjorin, Huddersfield Town's Mustapha Olagunju and West Ham's Daniel Jinadu have been included on the list of top 20 footba...
Libya Players Injected With Vaccines Ahead Of Trip To Uyo; Sweat On Fitness of Right Back
Published: October 11, 2018
The Libyan National Team players and officials are preparing to travel to Uyo for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with the Super Eagles which will hold at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Saturday, October 13. Libyan newspaper Al Wasat has reported that the Libyan players were injected with vaccines...
Ex-Arsenal Youth Team Skipper Ajayi Proclaims His Burning Desire To Beat Libya Home & Away
Published: October 11, 2018
Former Arsenal U23 captain Semi Ajayi has made it clear that the Super Eagles are targeting six points in their two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya, and has called on the fans to go behind the team, especially in Uyo this Saturday. The Rotherham United central defender has been retained in the Super E...
Troost-Ekong Has His Say On Resignation Of Libya Coach; Jamilu Collins' Confidence Is Sky High
Published: October 11, 2018
Udinese central defender William Troost Ekong says he is not concerned with situations in the Libyan camp ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Saturday.The Super Eagles have a make or mar Group E clash with the North African side this weekEarlier in the week, Algerian born gaffer Adel Amrouche r...
Watford's Isaac Success Reveals Why He Was Snubbed By Rohr For One Year
Published: October 11, 2018
Nigeria striker Isaac Success is delighted to return to international football after being recalled for Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.The 22-year-old has been overlooked by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr in the last one year.Nigeria coach Rohr believes his services will be needed...
Ex-Leicester City Striker Musa Admits Super Eagles Will Miss Obi Mikel Not Victor Moses
Published: October 11, 2018
Former Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa says the team will miss the influence of captain John Obi Mikel in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya on Saturday but believes there are players in the squad that can replace the retired Chelsea winger Victor Moses. The Super Eagles who are third ...
Nigeria Set To Compete With Belgium For RSC Anderlecht Teenage Sensation
Published: October 11, 2018
The Royal Belgian Football Association (KBVB) are presently ahead of their Nigerian counterparts for the services of RSC Anderlecht teen sensation Kazeem Olaigbe, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Predominantly a center forward, Olaigbe is also comfortable playing as a left and right winger and has the ability to wreak ...
Rohr Reveals Exactly Why Mikel Was Not Called Up For AFCON Qualifiers Vs Libya
Published: October 11, 2018
Super Eagles boss, Gernot Rohr has cleared the air on John Obi Mikel's absence from the team for a third consecutive time. Concerns has been raised on the non availability of the Eagles' skipper following his absence from Nigeria's last two games against Seychelles and Liberia, raising questions on his commitment to...
Rohr Not Bothered Eagles May Play In The Rain Vs Libya, Reveals Who Finally Rejected Kaduna
Published: October 11, 2018
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr isn't bothered with the likelihood of rain which might make the pitch at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium unplayable against Libya. The Eagles will face Group E leaders Libya in the match day 3 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Saturday."We have a lot of European play...
Six Things We Noticed From Super Eagles First Training Session In Uyo Pre-Libya
Published: October 11, 2018
The Super Eagles will take on Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday and began their preparations for the crucial match on Wednesday evening. Here are six things we noticed during the practice at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium ahead of their most important match since they were narro...
Rohr Happy To Have Iwobi, Moses Simon Back To The Super Eagles
Published: October 11, 2018
Super Eagles tactician, Gernot Rohr has expressed his happiness in having Moses Simon and Alex Iwobi back to the team, reports allnigeriasoccer.com. Simon missed out of the World Cup party due to injury and the winger wasn't listed for the game at Seychelles.Arsenal star Iwobi was also excluded from the party to Sey...
Blow-By-Blow Account Of Super Eagles Training Session, How Team A, B & C Lined Up
Published: October 11, 2018
Twenty-four players participated in the Super Eagles first workout on grass, with twenty-one outfield players and three goalkeepers, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Wednesday evening. The Super Eagles arrived the stadium at 1618 hours, and training started at 1635 hours with all the players taking p...
Iwobi, Ighalo, Musa, Kalu, 4 Others Undergo Special Training With Rohr; Eagles Firing On All Cylinders
Published: October 10, 2018
Nigeria's Super Eagles are coming with rocket screamers on Saturday, October 13 when they face Libya in a crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. It was screamer galore today during their first workout as Super Eagles players let fly some screamers into the net, from Aina from the right to Etebo from the left...
Chelsea Loanee Ola Aina Nets Screamer In Super Eagles Training
Published: October 10, 2018
Chelsea loanee Ola Aina was one of the standout players in the Super Eagles first workout at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Wednesday evening. The versatile fullback was lively and went on to score a screamer, the kind the television cameras cannot capture at first and this drew high cheers from the w...