Saka Trains With Arsenal First Team Pre-Eintracht Frankfurt; Six Nigeria-Eligible Players Not In Contention
Published: November 27, 2019
Anglo-Nigerian winger Bukayo Saka is seemingly in contention for his third appearance in this season's Europa League amid concerns over his fitness, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The England U19 international was spotted training with the Arsenal first-team in their final workout at London Colney before Thursday nigh...
Arsenal Legend Backs Saka To Play Against Eintracht Frankfurt Despite Injury Concern
Published: November 27, 2019
Former Arsenal striker Charlie Nicholas is backing Anglo-Nigerian winger Bukayo Saka to play for the Gunners in their Europa League match against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday despite concerns over his fitness. The Hale End Academy product suffered a minor knee injury while on international duty with the England ...
Club Brugge Captain Rues Missed Chance By Nigeria U23 Striker Okereke
Published: November 27, 2019
Club Brugge left Istanbul with one point after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Galatasaray on Tuesday night, thanks to Krépin Diatta's injury time equaliser. The result saw the Belgian First Division A team eliminated from the UEFA Champions League but they could finish third in the group and qualify for the Europa...
Former Nigeria U20 Invitee Bags Second Consecutive Brace For Rotherham United
Published: November 27, 2019
Former Flying Eagles invitee Freddie Ladapo continued his impressive run of goalscoring form with another brace for Rotherham United in a 3-2 loss to Portsmouth in a League One game yesterday.Three days prior to the clash at Fratton Park, the ex-Crystal Palace striker scored twice for United as they came from two goals...
'If We Have The Ball, He Can't Score' - Ajax Coach Reveals Plan To Stop Osimhen
Published: November 27, 2019
Ajax Amsterdam coach, Erik ten Hag is wary of Lille goal poacher Victor Osimhen ahead of his side's Champions League clash at the Stade Pierre Mauroy Villeneuve d'Ascq on Wednesday night. Erik ten Hag expects Lille to come out firing on all cylinders from the blast of the whistle as they seek their first win in this ...
Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr Has Done A Good Job So Far
Published: November 27, 2019
The 66-year-old German was employed by the Nigeria Football Federation in 2016. He has qualified Nigeria for the World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations and led the Super Eagles to a third place finish in AFCON 2019.Nevertheless, he has set a trend for other coaches to follow by making use of players who are very active in...
IFFHS Awards 2019 : Nigeria's Rohr Ranked Among The Top 20 National Team Coaches In The World
Published: November 26, 2019
Nigeria National Team coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked among the top twenty national team coaches in the world by German-based organisation International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). This year's award was won by Fernando Santos, coach of Portugal national team, with whom he won the UEFA Nati...
Anderlecht, Atletico Madrid Pull Out Of Deal To Sign Nigeria U17 Captain
Published: November 26, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Belgian First Division A team Anderlecht have pulled the plug on signing Nigeria U17 international Samson Tijani. Anderlecht were supposed to travel to Nigeria for talks with Collins Edwin Sports Club but they have reservations about the multiple agents associated with the cent...
Nigerian Defender Scores Dramatic Late Winner For Juventus Against Atletico Madrid In UYL
Published: November 26, 2019
Paolo Gozzi Iweru made the headlines in Vinovo on Tuesday afternoon after helping Juventus to a 2-1 comeback win over Atletico Madrid in their UEFA Youth League encounter at the Juventus Training Center.The 18-year-old centre back scored a 94th minute winner for his team to completely turn the game on its head followin...
Omeruo Confident He'll Not Be Out Of Action For Too Long After Suffering Injury Vs Barcelona
Published: November 26, 2019
CD Leganes center back Kenneth Omeruo has provided a positive update on the injury he suffered in last weekend's clash against Barcelona at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque . The Nigeria international had to make way for Rodri Tarín with seven minutes left on the clock after feeling discomfort. Omeruo has unde...
Two Nigeria-Eligible Strikers Win Penalties For Manchester United In 5-Goal Thriller Vs West Brom U18
Published: November 26, 2019
Manchester United fought back from a two-goal deficit to earn a 3-2 victory in a keenly contested U18 Premier League Cup match against West Brom at the Palm Training Ground on Tuesday afternoon.  United coach Neil Ryan included two players of Nigerian descent in his starting line-up, England U16 captain Shola Shoreti...
Trabzonspor's Nwakaeme Named To Turkish Super Lig Team Of The Week
Published: November 26, 2019
Former Super Eagles invitee Anthony Nwakaeme has been named to the Turkish Super Lig Team of the Week for matchday twelve by football statistics experts Whoscored. The Trabzonspor winger cum striker was on target and provided an assist in Trabzonspor's impressive 3-0 road win against Ankaragucu on Saturday. Nwakaem...
New Name Crops Up On Fenerbahce Shopping List As Replacement For Chelsea-Owned Winger Moses
Published: November 26, 2019
Turkish Super Lig powerhouse Fenerbahce have started preparing for life without Victor Moses, with a return to parent club Chelsea being mooted in the January transfer window. Nigeria skipper Ahmed Musa was earlier identified as a possible replacement for the former Crystal Palace wonderkid but a new name has cropp...
Why A Manchester United Move For Ndidi In Next Transfer Window Makes A Lot Of Sense
Published: November 26, 2019
Manchester United have to contend with all sort of problems in the ongoing 2019/2020 campaign and it is within reason to postulate the Red Devils will have a busy winter transfer market. Prominent among their activities is the quest for an astute midfielder who can help shore up their under-performing defence.Their...
Chelsea, Leicester City Join The Race To Sign Nigeria Youth Team Sensation Likened To Victor Moses
Published: November 26, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that two English Premier League clubs have joined the scramble to sign Nigeria U17 sensation Ibrahim Said. The Dabo Babes Academy attacking midfielder was one of the stars for the Golden Eaglets at the recently concluded FIFA U17 World Cup and his performance during the compet...