Ahmed Musa Ends Goal Drought & Mimics Coutinho's Controversial Goal Celebration Vs Man Utd
Published: April 18, 2019
Ahmed Musa ended a five-month goal drought in the Saudi Pro League by netting a pair of goals as Al Nassr thrashed Al Fateh 5-0 on Thursday. The Nigeria international had not scored for twelve successive matches prior to today's meeting at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium (Riyadh). Musa kept his composure to fi...
Europa League Wrap : Arsenal's Iwobi, Slavia's Olayinka, Villarreal's Chukwueze Subbed In; Young GK Okonkwo Not In 18
Published: April 18, 2019
A round-up of the performances of Nigerian players in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, April 18. At the Stadio San Paolo, Naples, Alex Iwobi was a 68th minute substitute as Arsenal beat Napoli 1-0 to advance 3-0 on aggregate. Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette decided the outcome of the game, c...
Arsenal Winger Iwobi Compares Arsene Wenger And Unai Emery
Published: April 18, 2019
Alex Iwobi is on the bench for Arsenal in their crucial Europa League quarterfinal second leg clash against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo (Napoli) on Thursday night. The Hale End Academy graduate  has worked with two prominent managers, Arsene Wenger, who coached Arsenal for 22 years, and Unai Emery who arrived th...
Two Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Germany Squad For U17 EURO
Published: April 18, 2019
The German Football Association have announced the roster for the upcoming 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship taking place in Republic of Ireland, with two players of Nigerian descent making the cut. SC Freiburg's Noah Atubolu is among the two goalkeepers in the 20-man squad, while FC Liefering's Karim Adeyemi...
What Everton Are Missing Due To Onyekuru's Work Permit Issue
Published: April 18, 2019
Everton signed Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side KAS Eupen in 2017 but  he's yet to record a single appearance for the Merseyside outfits, no thanks to a complicated work permit issue.Unfortunately for Marcos Silva's side, the Toffees are  less impressive in front of goal all through this season, which can be traced t...
Deadline For Submission Of Super Eagles 23-Man AFCON Roster Revealed
Published: April 18, 2019
The Confederation of African Football has revealed that all the twenty-four countries participating at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations must submit their final roster eleven days before the start of the tournament in Egypt. The definite list of 23 players must be sent to CAF'S offices not later than June 10. It mea...
Highly-Rated Arsenal Goalkeeper Okonkwo Open To Representing Nigeria
Published: April 18, 2019
Highly-rated Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo would consider representing Nigeria at international level if he is approached by the Nigeria Football Federation, allnigeriasoccer.com understands. Aged seventeen, Okonkwo is eligible to turn out for Nigeria through his parents and can commit his international future ...
Flying Eagles Striker Yahaya Hits Double In Big Win For Sønderjyske
Published: April 18, 2019
Flying Eagles striker, Nazifi Yahaya put in an eye-catching display for his Scandinavian club Sønderjyske U-19s on Wednesday, scoring twice in a 4-0 rout of Randers.The 18-year-old has not got much playing time since returning from the African Cup of Nations competition with Nigeria, due to the inactivity of the Danis...
Rapid Vienna, Toulouse Scouting Golden Eaglets Number 13 At U17 AFCON; Lille, Strasbourg In Tanzania
Published: April 18, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that two more European clubs have posted their scouts to run the rule over Sidos FC Lagos wonderkid Akinkunmi Amoo at the ongoing U17 Africa Cup of Nations. It is confirmed that representatives from Austrian Bundesliga club Rapid Vienna and French Ligue 1 club Toulouse were at the N...
Golden Eaglets Star Tijani Says He's Learning From Mikel That The Captain Has To Set An Example
Published: April 18, 2019
Collins Edwin SC wonderkid Samson Tijani scooped the Man of the Match accolade after the Golden Eaglets' hard fought 1-0 win over Angola on Wednesday afternoon. In a post-match interview, Tijani acknowledged that he's leading by example and is inspired by the leadership skills of Super Eagles captain and Chelsea le...
U17 AFCON : All Eyes On Record-chasing Chelsea Youngster
Published: April 18, 2019
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria started their U17 AFCON campaign on with a last-ditch victory in a nine-goal thriller against Tanzania last Sunday.Prior to the interesting game, all eyes were on Chelsea youngster Adrian Akande not just because of his potential but because of the record he was about to create with the Gol...
Yobo Blames Porto For Not Taking Their Chances Against Liverpool
Published: April 17, 2019
SuperSport analyst, Joseph Yobo has laid blames on Portuguese side, Porto following their inability to make the most of the opportunities that came their way after their second leg loss to Liverpool at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday evening.Porto attackers Jesus Corona and Yacine Brahimi all had decent chances to s...
Yobo Singles Out One Tottenham Player For Praise As Pochettino's Side Beat Man City On Away Goals
Published: April 17, 2019
Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur played out one of the most exciting games in Champions League history at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night, with the London club going through on the away goals rule (4-4 on aggregate). There were a total of seven goals scored, with South Korea star Son Heung-Min and England...
U17 AFCON : Golden Eaglets Coach & MOTM Tijani React To Win Against Angola
Published: April 17, 2019
Nigeria are on the brink of sealing a place in the semifinals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations courtesy of their 1-0 win against Angola on Wednesday afternoon. A lone goal from Olakunle Olusegun after 20 minutes was enough for the Golden Eaglets to secure all three points. In his post-match interview, Nigeri...
Photo : Golden Eaglets Captain Tijani Scoops CAF's Man Of The Match Award
Published: April 17, 2019
The Confederation of African Football has named Samson Tijani as the Man of the Match in Wednesday afternoon's encounter between the Golden Eaglets and Angola at the National Stadium in Dar Es Salaam. Five-time world champions, Nigeria are on the brink of qualifying for the semifinal of the U17 Africa Cup of Nations...