Three Takeaways From Golden Eaglets Last-ditch Win Over Tanzania In AFCON Opener
Published: April 14, 2019
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria began their quest for second AFCON trophy with a narrow win against Tanzania who are the host nation.Goals from Ibraheem Jabaar, Akin Amoo, Wisdom Ubani (brace), and Olatomi Alfred were all the team needed to record their first win of the competition.However, here are the top three lessons...
Nigeria U17 Player Ratings : Ubani Sensational; Amoo Sparkles; Jabaar Joker; GK Shaibu & Ikenna Shaky
Published: April 14, 2019
Manu Garba's lads edged Tanzania in a nine-goal thriller at the Dar Es Salam National Stadium to kick off the 2019 U-17 AFCON on Sunday. Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule on the players in action thus : The Starters GoalkeeperSuleiman Shaibu: Didn't look convincing and found it difficult to stop the goals from ...
Tanzania 4 Nigeria 5 : Ubani, Amoo, Olaniyan, Jabaar On Target As AFCON Record Is Set
Published: April 14, 2019
Nigeria's Golden Eaglets opened their CAF U-17 AFCON tournament with a goal-laden 5-4 win over hosts Tanzania at the Dar Es Salam National Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It was the highest scoring game in U17 AFCON history, surpassing the Seychelles vs Mali, Cameroon vs Ethiopia and Nigeria vs Eritrea matches that pro...
U17 AFCON: Chelsea, Bournemouth Starlets Omitted As Nigeria Announce Starting XI Vs Tanzania
Published: April 14, 2019
Golden Eaglets head coach, Manu Garba has announced his starting line-up for Sunday afternoon's Africa U17 Cup of Nations opening match against Tanzania at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam. Suleman Shaibu has held off the challenge of Bournemouth U16 star Joseph Oluwabusola and starts in goal for the five-time wo...
Guinea Captain On AFCON Draw : No Need To Delude Yourself, Nigeria Is The Favorite
Published: April 14, 2019
Borussia Mönchengladbach's Guinea winger Ibrahima Traoré has provided some reaction to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw that took place in Cairo on Friday and believes the Super Eagles are the favorites to progress to the round of sixteen in Group B. In an easy looking group on paper, the Super Eagles will also...
Super Eagles Striker Kayode, Barcelona Product Ekpolo, Evergreen Defender Oyewole Score In Europe
Published: April 14, 2019
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs in league matches across Europe on Saturday, April 13. It has taken ex-Golden Eaglets star Olarenwaju Kayode 12 games in all competitions to open his goalscoring account for Ukrainian Premier League champions Shakhtar Donetsk this term a...
Chelsea-Owned Defender Named Derby County Supporters' Club Player Of The Year
Published: April 14, 2019
Chelsea-owned defender Fikayo Tomori has won Derby County Supporters' Club Player of the Year, informs the official website of The Rams. The award was handed to the England U21 star by the supporters at Pride Park Stadium on Saturday evening after Derby County's 4-0 thrashing of Bolton Wanderers in the Championship....
Tanzania Coach Admits They Are No Match For Nigeria In Youth Football; Players Promised $8,600 & Cars
Published: April 14, 2019
With just few hours to the opening match of the 2019 U17 AFCON, the head coach of the host country Tanzania has boasted that nothing can stop them from winning their first game against Nigeria. Tanzania who are taking part in the U17 AFCON for the second time in their history, will be up against five-time world cham...
1994 AFCON-Winning Defender Warns Super Eagles Against Complacency In Group B Games
Published: April 14, 2019
1994 Africa Cup of Nations-winning defender Isaac Semitoje is cautiously optimistic that the Nigerian national team have the wherewithal to reach the latter stages of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations but has warned Gernot Rhor and his team to start strongly. The Eagles will play Burundi, Madagascar and Guinea on June ...
Arsenal Fans Receive Good Transfers News That Could Be A Major Setback To Nigerian Whizkid
Published: April 13, 2019
According to a report that emanated via the Telegraph UK, Arsenal are interested in signing David Neres in the summer transfer window. The media outlet reported that the Gunners are showing interest in the young Ajax winger and they are ready to spend huge money in order to beat Everton and Borussia Dortmund to his...
U17 AFCON MRI Tests: Golden Eaglets Players Pass; Two Tanzania Players Dropped; Cameroon Worst Hit
Published: April 13, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that five-time world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their U17 Africa Cup of Nations opening match against Tanzania on Sunday, April 14. The news everyone has been waiting for back home is positive, with all the 21 Nigeria U17 players named on t...
Two Wins In Two Games : Mikel Says He Has Enjoyed Captaining Middlesbrough
Published: April 13, 2019
Middlesbrough are still in contention for the playoffs after beating Hull City 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium, their second successive win in the Championship with Obi Mikel captaining the side. Twelve minutes from time and with the opponents probing in search of an equaliser, the Super Eagles midfielder was at the r...
Atalanta's Okoli Could Spark International Tug-Of-War Between Nigeria And Italy
Published: April 13, 2019
Born to Nigeria parents in Vicenza Italy, 17-year-old Caleb Okoli is one of the players who could spark an international tug-of-war between Nigeria and Italy.The youngster is inching closer to making his first-team debut for Atalanta, having made the match day squad against Juventus and Cagliari Calcio in the Serie A a...
EFL : Chelsea Loanee Abraham, Wolves Loanee Enobakhare, Wycombe's Akinfenwa Open The Scoring
Published: April 13, 2019
There were four goals to report scored by Nigeria-eligible players in the English Football League on Saturday, April 13. In the Championship, Aston Villa brightened their playoff hopes by beating Bristol City 2-1 at Villa Park. Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham broke the deadlock eight minutes after the restart when h...
Rohr On AFCON Draw : Playing Against Burundi, Madagascar Not An Advantage; They Come With A Lot of Fans
Published: April 13, 2019
Following the draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday, Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is confident of the team's chances although he knows the task will be difficult. The three-time African champions have been drawn with two debutants in the shape of Burundi and Madagascar, plus Guinea in Group B of the...