Stoke City decline move involving 2013 Golden Eaglets invitee 
Published: January 30, 2023
Stoke City have reportedly rejected a swap deal from Championship rivals Reading involving 2013 Golden Eaglets invitee Ovie Ejaria and Josh Laurent.   According to Berkshire Live, the Royals had hoped to swap Ejaria for Laurent but Potters boss Alex Neil declined the move.    Reading are still under a ...
Confirmed : Shakhtar Donetsk's Super Eagles striker Kayode joins Turkish Super Lig club
Published: January 30, 2023
Turkish Super Lig club Ümraniyespor have announced the signing of Shakhtar Donetsk's Super Eagles striker Olarenwaju Kayode.   The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles star has put pen to paper on a contract until the end of the 2022-2023 season.   The 29-year-old moved to Shakhtar Donetsk in t...
Flying Eagles to play Zambia in pre-AFCON friendly on Saturday
Published: January 30, 2023
The international friendly match between Nigeria and Zambia at the U20 boys' level will now hold at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, 4th February.   Initially, both countries' football-governing bodies had agreed on a two-match tour for 27th and 30th January respectively.   ...
Nigeria-eligible striker battles Kai Havertz, 4 others for Chelsea Goal of the Month 
Published: January 30, 2023
Exciting Nigeria-eligible striker Louis Flower has been nominated for Chelsea's Goal of the Month award for January 2023.    Flower's stunning goal in Chelsea's 7-1 annihilation of Norwich City in an U18 Premier League fixture on January 14 has earned him a nomination and he's up against five ot...
Official : Iwobi gets new manager at Everton ahead of Arsenal visit 
Published: January 30, 2023
Super Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi has a new manager at Everton, with the Toffees confirming the appointment of Sean Dyche as the Club’s new Men’s Senior Team Manager on Monday.    Everton had been looking for a new coach after sacking legendary Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard following a poor run of res...
Super Eagles-eligible player in talks to terminate Fulham contract amid Rangers links
Published: January 30, 2023
2017 England U20 World Cup-winning midfielder Josh Onomah could be ending his association with Premier League club Fulham before the close of the January transfer window.    According to Football Insider, the Tottenham Hotspur academy product is in talks with Fulham to terminate his contract, which would pave t...
Balogun reveals goal celebration v PSG in honour of Arsenal's record scorer Henry
Published: January 30, 2023
Folarin Balogun has revealed that his goal celebration during the Ligue 1 meeting between Paris Saint-Germain and Stade de Reims at the Parc des Princes on Sunday night was in honour of Thierry Henry.    Henry scored a club record 228 goals in 376 appearances during his eight years as a Gunners player.  ...
'They will kill him for it' - Mourinho warns Osimhen to change his attitude if he goes to England
Published: January 30, 2023
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen would need to change his penchant for simulation at games especially if he heads to the Premier League according to AS Roma manager, Jose Mourinho.    Osimhen was in imperious form on Sunday night for Serie A leaders, Napoli as they beat capital city side AS Roma 2-1 at the D...
Four observations from Osimhen's performance in Napoli's 2-1 win over AS Roma
Published: January 30, 2023
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen scored his 14th Serie A goal of the season on Sunday as Napoli beat AS Roma 2-1 at the Diego Maradona stadium to go one place further in their title aspirations.    Napoli have not won the Serie A since 1990 but are inching closer to achieving that feat again and Nigeria'...
Nigerian exports : Onuachu, Ighodaro catch the eye; debut goal for Olatunji; Onyemaechi, Umar strike
Published: January 30, 2023
Allnigeriasoccer.com's review of the Nigerian players that found the net for their respective foreign clubs in league matches on Sunday, January 29, 2023.    Starting in the Belgian Pro League, Paul Onuachu's red-hot form continued as he netted a brace to help Racing Genk thrash  RFC Seraing 4-0 at t...
Arsenal loanee Balogun continues to flourish in Ligue 1, stuns PSG with 96th minute equaliser
Published: January 29, 2023
On-loan Gunner Folarin Balogun continues to flourish in the French Ligue 1, scoring a 96th minute goal to salvage a point as Stade de Reims played out a 1-1 draw with a star-studded Paris Saint-Germain team with Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar in their starting lineup.    Reims were on an unbeaten run of ...
Serie A top scorer Osimhen nets goal of the season contender in Napoli's 2-1 win v Roma
Published: January 29, 2023
Victor Osimhen scored for the fourth consecutive match in the Serie A as Napoli beat Jose Mourinho's AS Roma 2-1 at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Sunday night.     The Nigeria international has netted fourteen goals from sixteen league matches this term, the same tally he finished with last season but has ...
Super Eagles LB wins League Cup with Porto, 88 days after he last played an official game
Published: January 29, 2023
Nigeria international Zaidu Sanusi made his comeback from injury as Porto defeated fierce rivals Sporting CP 2-0 to win the Portuguese League Cup on Saturday, January 28.   Prior to the League Cup showpiece at the Estádio José Alvalade XXI, the left-back had not featured for Porto since suffering an injury in...
'Powerful attacking player' of Nigerian descent signs first professional contract at Chelsea 
Published: January 29, 2023
Nigeria-eligible winger Chinonso Chibueze has signed a new deal with Premier League club Chelsea.    Chibueze took to social media on Sunday to announce that he has signed his first professional contract at Chelsea.   The 2006-born player started the 2022-2023 campaign as a first-year scholar and has no...
Official : Nigerian winger joins Portuguese Primeira Liga club FC Arouca
Published: January 29, 2023
Portuguese Primeira Liga club FC Arouca have bolstered their squad with the signing of Nigerian winger Yusuf Lawal.    The financial terms and length of the deal have not been disclosed by the 2009-2010 Segunda Divisão champions.   Yusuf has moved to Arouca from Azerbaijani setup Neftçi PFK, where he ...