Olayinka's mentee joins him at Slavia; new clubs for ex-AC Milan striker, Dream Team VI winger
Published: January 26, 2022
Three Nigerian attack-minded players have changed clubs within the last five days, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Peter Olayinka will re-join Slavia Prague after Africa Cup of Nations duty with his mentee turned rival waiting to welcome him. Nigerian winger Yira Sor has signed a multi-year contract with Slavia Prag...
AFCON 2019 top scorer sends message to Martial after Man Utd striker seals loan move to Sevilla
Published: January 26, 2022
Odion Ighalo has wished Anthony Martial well after the Manchester United striker completed his loan move to La Liga side Sevilla on Tuesday following a successful medical. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer with five goals was teammates with Martial at the Red Devils for a year, on loan from Chinese club Shan...
16yo younger brother of cap-tied Swiss intl of Nigerian descent joins Bayer Leverkusen
Published: January 26, 2022
Isaiah Okofar, the younger brother of Red Bull Salzburg striker Noah Okafor, has taken to social media to announce his transfer to German Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen. Aged sixteen, the younger Okafor is eligible to represent the Nigeria national teams as well as Switzerland where he was born, unlike his siblin...
'He's really good' - Feyenoord striker reveals his admiration for ex-Arsenal & Man Utd star RVP
Published: January 26, 2022
Feyenoord's Cyriel Dessers has revealed his admiration for former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, branding the iconic retired Netherlands international 'really good'. Van Persie is the top Dutch goalscorer in Premier League history with 144 goals combined for Arsenal and Manchester United and...
Official : Former Eagles boss to manage three Nigeria stars at Watford
Published: January 25, 2022
Through their official website, English Premier League strugglers Watford have announced the appointment of former Eagles boss Roy Hodgson as the club's manager. Hodgson is coming out of retirement to take over the managerial reins from Claudio Ranieri, who was fired on Monday following a poor run of results. T...
Super Eagles no 10 to be assessed ahead of Rangers' clash vs Livingston on Wednesday
Published: January 25, 2022
Joe Aribo's participation in Rangers' Scottish Premiership match versus Livingston on Wednesday will be determined only after a fitness test. The Super Eagles number 10 started and was in action for 88 minutes as Nigeria suffered a shock 1-0 loss to Tunisia to exit the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in the round of six...
AFCON 2021 : Musa admits Super Eagles' 100 percent wasn't good enough to beat Tunisia
Published: January 25, 2022
Ahmed Musa has taken to social media to share his thoughts on the Super Eagles elimination from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after a shock 1-0 loss to Tunisia. Musa looked apprehensive as the cameras focused on the Super Eagles bench after Youssef Msakni had opened the scoring for the north Africans. Manager A...
Two players of Nigerian descent combine to score for Chelsea U18s in 4-1 win vs Aston Villa
Published: January 25, 2022
Chelsea have returned to the top of the U18 Premier League South table after a convincing 4-1 win over Aston Villa on Tuesday afternoon with several youngsters of Nigerian descent on parade. Chelsea had in their starting lineup fullback Derrick Abu and Louis Flower while Richard Olise, younger brother of 2021 Super E...
'He has been heartbroken' - Ex-Chelsea star says it was terrible decision to send off Iwobi vs Tunisia
Published: January 25, 2022
Nigeria, the only country with a hundred percent win record in the group stage, were surprisingly knocked out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday following a 1-0 defeat suffered at the hands of Tunisia. Installed as favourites to win their fourth African title after the group stage, the Super Eagles could n...
Former Arsenal star breaks his silence after Nigeria's shock exit from AFCON 2021
Published: January 25, 2022
Former Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has broken his silence following Nigeria's shock exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday night. The Nigeria international had not commented on social media after the 1-0 loss to north African giants Tunisia and even deactivated the comment section on his Instagram account. ...
Okocha names the two players that should be held responsible for Tunisia's goal vs Nigeria
Published: January 25, 2022
Nigeria legend Austin Okocha has insisted that goalkeeper Maduka Okoye and right-back Ola Aina should be held responsible for Tunisia's match-winning strike against the Super Eagles in a round of sixteen Africa Cup of Nations clash on Sunday night. Less than two minutes after the restart, Tunisia took a shock lead as ...
Official : 2013 Africa Cup of Nations-winning midfielder joins Saudi club Al-Adalah
Published: January 25, 2022
Saudi Arabian First League club Al-Adalah have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Eddy Onazi on undisclosed terms. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations-winning central midfielder is the third player signed by Al-Adalah in the January transfer window. Onazi comes with a rich pedigree, representing the Supe...
Official : Nigeria international inks new deal with Primera Iberdrola club Atletico Madrid
Published: January 25, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Atletico Madrid have announced that Nigeria international Rasheedat Ajibade has committed her future to the Spanish Primera Iberdrola club by signing a new contract. The Super Falcon is now tied to Las Rojiblancas until 2025 after putting pen to paper on a new three-year d...
Key stats : Aina top dribbler & best rated Eagle; Simon most key passes; Ndidi shots; Omeruo aerial duels
Published: January 24, 2022
Despite their shock defeat to Tunisia on Sunday night, the Super Eagles players came out tops in several performances indices., according to stats from football statistics website Whoscored.With a rating of 7.27, Torino fullback Ola Aina was the best rated Super Eagles player, placing first ahead of Wilfred Ndidi (6.82...
Every word Aribo said about Super Eagles, loss to Tunisia, what went wrong, Iwobi's red card
Published: January 24, 2022
Joe Aribo is one of the Nigeria players leaving with his reputation intact despite the Super Eagles' shock elimination from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-0 loss to Tunisia on Sunday night. The Super Eagles number 10 bagged his first assist for the national team in the win against Egypt and set the tou...