Nephew of ex-Super Eagles defenders at the double for Man City in PL2 win over Chelsea
Published: September 11, 2021
Manchester City are now top of the Premier League 2 standings with ten points following their 4-1 rout of Chelsea at the Academy Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Tai Sodje, nephew of retired Nigeria internationals Efe and Sam Sodje, played a key role for the Citizens by scoring a brace - his first in the division fol...
Balogun fires brace, Shoretire nets consolation as Arsenal beat Man Utd in PL2
Published: September 11, 2021
Arsenal have climbed to second in the provisional Premier League 2 standings thanks to a 3-1 win over Manchester United at Meadow Park in Hertfordshire on Saturday afternoon. Ahead of the Gunners' Carabao Cup clash against AFC Wimbledon a week on Wednesday, Folarin Balogun gained valuable game time and made a huge ...
EPL wrap : Lookman, Olise debut; Ndidi's assist chalked off; Iheanacho, Onyeka subbed in; Etebo booked
Published: September 11, 2021
A round-up of Nigeria-eligible players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 11, 2021. In the early kickoff, Super Eagles target Michael Olise played the last three minutes on his Premier League debut as Crystal Palace thrashed Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 at ...
Celtic old boy steals the show on Olise's Premier League debut against Tottenham Hotspur
Published: September 11, 2021
Tottenham Hotspur's perfect start to the new Premier League season is over after a 3-0 defeat suffered at the hands of Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon. Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira had his first three points in charge of Crystal Palace thanks to a brace from summer signing from Glasgow...
First Premier League squad involvement for Tottenham's Omole after joining from Arsenal in 2020
Published: September 11, 2021
Versatile Nigeria-eligible central defender Tobi Omole was a shock inclusion in Tottenham Hotspur's 22-man Premier League squad announced on Friday, September 10. It was a move no one saw coming simply because the Anglo-Nigerian is no longer classed as a U21 player as he was born December 1999. But the surprise d...
Nigeria underage international will learn more about his Glasgow Rangers future next week
Published: September 11, 2021
Nigeria underage international Nnamdi Ofoborh will learn more about his future at Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers next week. The former Flying Eagles star was one of the new faces brought in to reinforce the Rangers squad before the season started but has not kicked a ball in a competitive fixture si...
Ex-Roma fullback labels Osimhen 'indispensable' ahead of Napoli vs Juventus
Published: September 11, 2021
Former AS Roma fullback Alberto Di Chiara has labelled Victor Osimhen an 'indispensable player' ahead of one of the headline Serie A matches of the weekend - Napoli's meeting with Juventus at the Stadio Maradona. Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti has a selection headache heading into the matchday three fixture, with Os...
Eleven U21 players of Nigerian descent registered by Arsenal for English Premier League
Published: September 11, 2021
Arsenal have submitted their squad list to the Premier League following the conclusion of the summer transfer window, with as many as eleven players eligible to represent the Nigerian national teams making the roster. The eleven players have been registered as scholars and U21 players who are eligible over and abo...
Official : Anglo-Nigerian striker named in Man Utd's Premier League squad
Published: September 10, 2021
Manchester United have submitted their Premier League squad following the close of the summer transfer window. A player of Nigerian descent in Shola Shoretire has been included in the squad list and has been classed as an U21 player. Having spent seven years at Manchester United, the England U19 international has...
Official : Doncaster confirm signing of Man Utd trialist Olowu until January, will wear no. 5
Published: September 10, 2021
EFL League One club Doncaster Rovers have announced the signing of Nigerian-born center back Joseph Olowu. Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively reported this morning that Olowu has put pen to paper on a contract that will keep him at Keepmoat Stadium until at least January 2022, and Doncaster Rovers have confirmed as m...
General Secretary NFF so sure Super Eagles will qualify for 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Published: September 10, 2021
General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi has given assurance that the Super Eagles will qualify for the 2022 FIFA World cup in Qatar.Speaking when the executive members of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria ( SWAN) went to celebrate his birthday with him in his office at the Moshood Abiola N...
'Kalu cannot play' - Bordeaux coach confirms French-based Super Eagle must quarantine
Published: September 10, 2021
Bordeaux manager Vladimir Petkovic has confirmed that he will not be able to count on the services of two internationals for the upcoming meeting with Lens which corresponds to the fifth round of matches in Ligue 1.   Samuel Kalu and Gideon Mensah were on international duty with the Super Eagles and Black Stars respe...
Crystal Palace coach provides update on two former Super Eagles invitees pre-Tottenham
Published: September 10, 2021
Crystal Palace wingers Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze have gone under the radar in the new season because of injury-related absences. Olise is a player of interest to Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr who attempted to include him in his squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho bu...
Sierra Leone Football Association target beats Abu, 6 others to Chelsea Goal of the Month
Published: September 10, 2021
Young Anglo-German-Nigerian defender Derrick Abu has missed out on Chelsea's Goal of the Month award for August 2021. European champions Chelsea have announced their Goal of the Month winner and the accolade went to Trevoh Chalobah for his stunning strike on his Premier League debut against Crystal Palace. Potent...
Super Eagles winger ruled out of Bordeaux vs Lens after visiting orange-list country
Published: September 10, 2021
Samuel Kalu is set to miss his first game of the season when Bordeaux host Lens at the Stade Matmut-Atlantique on Sunday, September 12. Regional daily French newspaper Sud Ouest has confirmed that the Super Eagles winger has been barred from taking part in the matchday five fixture after visiting an orange-list coun...