Seven Things To Note About Nigeria's 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Roster
Published: June 10, 2019
The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed the list of 23 players that will defend the colours of the country at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, with Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United's Semi Ajayi axed from the provisional roster. The Super Eagles begin their quest for a fourth...
Highly-Rated Liverpool Striker Not Interested In Representing Nigeria For Now
Published: June 10, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that highly-rated Liverpool striker Rinsola Babajide has turned down an opportunity to represent the Super Falcons. The 20-year-old is one of the most promising players in the Women's Super League and it's not surprising that the Nigerian Federation had attempted to woo her, h...
Where Is Alex Iwobi On The List Of Top Five Premier League Players To Watch In Egypt
Published: June 10, 2019
AFCON 2019 will take center stage in 11 days time and all attention will be shifted to Egypt as 24 countries battle for glory.African players had a very wonderful season in Europe, especially in England where three Africans emerged as joint top scorer in the country's top-flight league.Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Sadio ...
Former Arsenal U23 Skipper Ajayi Breaks Silence Over 2019 AFCON Snub
Published: June 10, 2019
Former Arsenal U23 skipper Semi Ajayi has reacted after he was omitted from the Super Eagles traveling party to Ismailia on Sunday. It was a foregone conclusion that Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho would not be included on the final 23-man roster for the Africa Cup of Nations but Rohr's decision to axe Ajayi was...
'He Is A True Chelsea Legend' - Victor Moses' Reaction To Hazard's Move To Real Madrid
Published: June 09, 2019
Eden Hazard has completed his move to European powerhouse Real Madrid after inking a five-year deal that will keep him in the Spanish capital until June 2024. Former Nigeria international Victor Moses was teammates with Hazard before joining Fenerbahce in the January transfer window. While the Belgian arrived St...
Official : Five Players Of Nigerian Descent Retained By West Ham
Published: June 09, 2019
West Ham have submitted their retained and released lists to the Premier League and five Nigeria-eligible players have been retained for the 2019-2020 campaign. Striker Dapo Afolayan, goalkeeper Daniel Jinadu and defenders Tunji Akinola, Ajibola Alese and Joshua Okocha are still on the books of the Hammers ahead of...
Fourth Time Switzerland Have Beaten Nigeria To Dual-Eligible Player As Basel's Okafor Makes Senior Debut
Published: June 09, 2019
The Nigeria Football Federation have missed out on the services of highly-rated Basel winger Noah Okafor, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Wearing the number 7 jersey, Okafor made his senior debut for Switzerland when he came off the bench in the 113th minute as replacement for Haris Seferović in a UEFA Nations Leagu...
Super Falcons Star Sets African Record That Will Never Be Broken By Eto'o, Song, Omagbemi, Nkwocha
Published: June 09, 2019
Super Falcons star Onome Ebi went the distance as Nigeria suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Norway in both countries 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup opener on Saturday evening. In doing so, the Henan Huishang central defender became the first African player in history to appear in five World Cups (men or women) : 20...
Zimbabwe Coach Names Two Very Good Players In Super Eagles, Three Lessons He Learnt From Team
Published: June 09, 2019
Speaking at Saturday's post-match press conference, Zimbabwe national team coach Sunday Chidzambwa has picked Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel and Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi as two of the outstanding players in the Super Eagles ranks. Chidzambwa believes the Super Eagles will qualify for the knockout rounds of the Afri...
Nigerian Defender Signs Contract Extension At Southampton
Published: June 09, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigerian defender Oludare Olufunwa has extended his contract with Premier League side Southampton. The Premier League have published the list of players retained by the Saints, informing that Olufunwa has been offered a new deal, and it can be revealed that the promising fullbac...
Rohr : The Decision To Axe Iheanacho, Semi Ajayi Taken Before Friendly Vs Zimbabwe
Published: June 09, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has inferred that the decision to axe Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United defender Semi Ajayi was taken before yesterday's friendly against Zimbabwe. The German revealed that he had been monitoring the performance of Nigeria players before they stepped foot i...
'For The First Time In Nigeria, I Was Cold' - Rohr Insists Super Eagles Did Well In Unfavorable Conditions
Published: June 09, 2019
Manager Gernot Rohr has insisted that the Super Eagles performed well in their pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly against Zimbabwe on Saturday despite the unfavorable weather conditions. The Super Eagles laboured to a goalless draw at home to the Warriors and Rohr has picked out a few positives from the game - the ...
Mikel Names The Two Talented Super Eagles Players Who Impressed Him Vs Zimbabwe
Published: June 09, 2019
Chelsea hero John Obi Mikel has named two talented players in the Super Eagles squad who impressed him in the goalless draw against Zimbabwe on Saturday. The Nigeria captain is tipping Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze and Bordeaux's Samuel Kalu to have a successful Africa Cup of Nations but admitted that they are not y...
Two English-Based Players Axed As Rohr Announces Nigeria's Final 23-Man AFCON Squad
Published: June 09, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has announced his final 23-man roster for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins in Egypt on June 21. The 23 players selected come from the 25-man provisional roster earlier invited to attend a training camp in the Delta State capital Asaba. L...
Super Eagles Fans Hail Mikel After MOTM Display Vs Zimbabwe, Chukwueze Too
Published: June 09, 2019
Super Eagles of Nigeria played host to Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium but things were not as good as predicted by many soccer-loving Nigerians prior to the encounter. The home team played a goalless draw with the Zimbabweans and they weren't in total control of the game.Gernot Rohr's men had a quiet night again...