Arsenal Product Chuba Akpom Named In Championship Team Of The Week
Published: January 04, 2021
Arsenal academy product Chuba Akpom has been named in the Championship Team of the Week by Whoscored.com following the conclusion of the latest round of matches. The Super Eagles hopeful was the star of the show as Middlesbrough came from behind to register a 3-1 win over Adebayo Akinfenwa's Wycombe Wanderers. ...
Celtic, Rangers Have Huge Advantage Over EPL Clubs In Race To Sign Nigerian-Born Winger
Published: January 04, 2021
Glasgow Celtic and their bitter rivals Rangers are in the driving seat in the race to sign Queens Park Rangers' Nigerian-born winger Bright Osayi-Samuel, according to reports. The Athletic (subscription required) says the Scottish Premiership giants have the advantage over English Premier League clubs in the race f...
'He'll Pay What He Needs To Pay' - Gattuso Not Ruling Out Napoli Fining Osimhen Over Covid-19 Breach
Published: January 04, 2021
Coach Gennaro Gattuso has not ruled out the possibility of Napoli fining Victor Osimhen after the striker breached coronavirus rules while in Lagos late last month. The retired Italy international has admitted that he was partly to blame for the mistake made by the Nigeria international, having given him the green ...
Akokana Vow To Drag Moses Simon To FIFA; Provide Photographic Evidence Winger Played For Club
Published: January 03, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Nigerien club Akokana FC have vowed to drag Nantes winger Moses Simon to football's world governing body FIFA over the non-payment of training compensation and solidarity payments. Akokana did not benefit from the transfers of the Super Eagles star to AS Trencin, KAA...
Ex-Nigeria U23 Striker Umar Sadiq Scores 27-Minute Hat-trick For Almeria
Published: January 03, 2021
A hat-trick from Rio Olympics bronze medalist Umar Sadiq earned Almeria a 3-1 win over Ponferradina in a Spanish La Liga 2 clash at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on Sunday night. The former Roma starlet gave the Rojiblancos a dream start when he opened the scoring inside two minutes. At minute 21, Sa...
Ndidi Reacts To Leicester City Winning First Game Of 2021 At Newcastle United
Published: January 03, 2021
Leicester City have won their first game of 2021, beating Newcastle United 2-1 at St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon. Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi returned to the Foxes starting lineup after he was rested for the trip to Crystal Palace on December 28, while teammate Kelechi Iheanacho remained rooted to the ...
Anthony Nwakaeme Back On The Goal Trail As Trabzonspor Beat Fatih Karagumruk
Published: January 03, 2021
Former Super Eagles invitee Anthony Nwakaeme ended a five-game goal drought as Trabzonspor defeated Fatih Karagumruk 2-1 in the Turkish Super Lig on Sunday afternoon. Trabzonspor were in need of a lift heading into the matchday 16 fixture having lost to Galatasaray in their last game of 2020. A minute into the s...
Ndidi Reaches 150-Game Milestone Exactly Three Years After Leicester City Confirmed His Signing
Published: January 03, 2021
Wilfred Ndidi has reached a 150-game milestone for English Premier League club Leicester City, exactly three years after he joined the Foxes from Racing Genk, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The holding midfielder has been picked in the starting lineup by manager Brendan Rodgers for this afternoon's match against New...
Napoli Striker Osimhen Risks Fine Of N106M For Breaking Coronavirus Rules
Published: January 03, 2021
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen risks being fined by Napoli after he was caught breaking coronavirus rules. Footage has emerged of Napoli's most expensive player in history celebrating his 22nd birthday in Lagos without regard for social distancing measures and on top of that he was not wearing a face mask. ...
WAFU B U17 Tournament : Golden Eaglets Coach Amoo Targets Three Points In Opener Vs Ivory Coast
Published: January 03, 2021
The Golden Eaglets are off to Togo for the West B Zone U17 Tournament, which acts as qualifiers for the 2021 Africa U17 Cup of Nations. Nigeria U17 coach Fatai Amoo has picked a 25-man group for the tournament containing three goalkeepers, six defenders, six midfielders and ten strikers. Nigeria, Ghana and Ivor...
Villarreal Coach Explains Why Chukwueze Came Off The Bench At The Break Vs Levante
Published: January 03, 2021
Villarreal kicked off 2021 with a 2-1 win against Levante in a La Liga clash at Estadio de la Cerámica on Saturday afternoon. Fer Niño and Gerard Moreno scored for the Yellow Submarine while Sergio León pulled a goal back for the visitors with seventeen minutes remaining. Nigeria international Samuel Chukwuez...
'He Turned Into Maradona' - Crystal Palace's Eze Paid Huge Compliment By Former Man City Star
Published: January 03, 2021
Crystal Palace began the New Year with a 2-0 win against Sheffield United at Selhurst Park on Saturday. England U21 international of Nigerian descent Eberechi Eze scored the pick of the goals, dribbling from his own half before slotting into the corner past goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale. Six minutes into first half ...
'Ajayi Was Unlucky' - Hargreaves Reacts To Arsenal's Third Goal In Big Win Vs West Brom
Published: January 03, 2021
Arsenal made it three wins in a row for the first time in the English Premier League this season, thrashing West Brom 4-0 at The Hawthorns on Saturday night.   Nigeria international Semi Ajayi made his sixteenth appearance in the top-flight and was in action for the entirety of the game. Though Ajayi was a former...
Arsenal Legend Ray Parlour Watches On As Hale End Product Akpom Scores And Assists For Boro
Published: January 02, 2021
Middlesbrough FC won their first game of 2021, coming from behind to defeat Wycombe Wanderers 3-1 in a Championship match on Saturday.  There were five Nigeria-eligible players on show, with Chuba Akpom and Uche Ikpeazu starting for Boro and Wycombe Wanderers respectively, while Dennis Adeniran, Fred Onyedinma and A...
Crystal Palace's Eze Compared To Thierry Henry By Ex-Chelsea Star After Stunning Solo Goal
Published: January 02, 2021
Crystal Palace returned to winning ways by beating Sheffield United 2-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday- their first win in five Premier League matches. The Blades thought they had a one-goal deficit but it became two seconds before the break as Eberechi Eze scored a stunning solo goal to break Sheffield United's hear...