Liverpool-Linked Winger Chukwueze Not Distracted By Transfer Talk
Published: June 18, 2019
Nigeria international Samuel Chukwueze has insisted that he is not distracted by speculation linking him with an exit from Villarreal ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The 20-year-old made the back pages after an impressive season for Villarreal in which he scored 8 goals in 38 appearances for the first team...
Dennerby Aims Dig At Referee; Labels Super Falcons Stars As Heroines After Disciplined Performance Vs France
Published: June 18, 2019
Thomas Dennerby has labelled the Super Falcons players as heroines following their disciplined performance in a 1-0 loss to France in their last group game of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The Swede felt badly done by because of the decision of Honduran referee Melissa Borjas, the fact that the penalty was retaken bef...
Super Falcons Player Ratings Against France : Nnadozie Composed; Onome & Ohale Brilliant; Chikwelu Shows Defensive Abilities, Oshoala Off Day
Published: June 17, 2019
Nigeria were beaten by a solitary strike from France's defender, Renard in their last group game of the 2019 Women's World Cup on Monday.Allnigeriasoccer.com's Emmanuel Chinaza provides a lowdown on how the Super Falcons fared in the clash thus, The Starters GoalkeeperChiamaka Nnadozie: Sprightly. Quick off her ...
2019 WWC : Five Takeaways From Nigeria's Unlucky 1-0 Loss To France
Published: June 17, 2019
Nigeria's Super Falcons on Monday night lost gallantly 1-0 to France in their last Group A match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup at the Roazhon Park in Rennes.Izuchukwu Okosi examines five takeaways from the exhilarating game.1. The Super Falcons Lost The Balls Many TimesThe Falcons lost so many balls in midfield es...
Nigeria 0 France 1 : Hard-fighting Super Falcons Lose To Hosts After Retaken Penalty
Published: June 17, 2019
Renard's retaken VAR penalty was all that separated France and Nigeria at the Roazhon Park in Rennes on Monday evening as the Super Falcons suffered their second loss in the 2019 Women's World Cup.Thomas Dennerby made just one change to the team that toppled South Korea last time out, with Halimatu Ayinde coming in for...
Turkish Giants Besiktas Join Southampton, Crystal Palace In Race To Sign Everton Winger Lookman
Published: June 17, 2019
England U21 international of Nigerian parentage, Ademola Lookman has been linked with an exit from Everton before the close of the summer transfer window. In recent weeks, Crystal Palace, Southampton and RB Leipzig have been credited with an interest in the former Charlton Athletic wonderkid. It seems there is a...
Confirmed : Talented Nigerian Right Back Yem Joins Belgian Side KAA Gent
Published: June 17, 2019
Belgian First Division A side KAA Gent have announced the capture of promising Nigerian right back Reuben Yem. The 21-year-old ended his association with AS Trencin on Monday by penning a three-year contract with the the Buffalos until June 30, 2022. Yem is a product of the famous Golden Boot Soccer Academy whic...
Football's Most Expensive 14-Year-Old Joins Rangers Subject To Medical
Published: June 17, 2019
Scottish Premiership giants Rangers are on the verge of announcing the signing of Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo, 21. The Scottish Sun is reporting that Ojo has arrived at the Hummel Training Centre ahead of his Rangers loan move, and will be unveiled as a player of the club if he passes a traditional medical. The En...
Four Reasons Why Fans Should Be Excited About Mikel's Return To Super Eagles Ahead Of AFCON
Published: June 17, 2019
With four days to the much-anticipated AFCON 2019 tournament, many Nigerians are happy that the Super Eagles of Nigeria are back in contention for the trophy after missing two previous editions.Gernot Rohr is glad to have one of his most important players, Mikel Obi, back in the team, and the fans should equally share ...
Arsenal Nigerian Youngsters Amaechi, Saka Could Have A Change Of Heart With This Latest Development
Published: June 17, 2019
Arsenal's announcement that Freddie Ljunberg has been installed as the club's assistant first-team manager could have an effect on the future of Nigeria-eligible starlets on the books of the club.Ljunberg who took charge of Arsenal reserves last term will be working with Unai Emery for the 2019/2020 season and the like...
Super Falcons Star Ordega On Last 16 Chances, O3 Partnership, France Captain Henry
Published: June 17, 2019
Shanghai Shenhua striker Francisca Ordega fancies the Super Falcons chances of progressing to the last 16 of the 2019 Women's World Cup when they face hosts France at Roazhon Park, Rennes on Monday evening. Ordega, who is participating in her third Women's World Cup, highlighted the qualities of Nigeria's attacking ...
Could The Super Eagles Be Lacking In Confidence Ahead Of AFCON Opener?
Published: June 17, 2019
After failing to win their last two preparatory matches just before the ball gets rolling for the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament, it is looking increasingly likely that Nigeria are in for a really tough and testing adventure in Egypt.It is, no doubt, one thing to have quality and talented players to negotiate a...
Why Nigeria-Eligible Midfielder Should Accept Contract Offer From Chelsea
Published: June 17, 2019
Chelsea and Nigeria-eligible midfielder Tariq Uwakwe will complete his contract with Chelsea on June 30 and the club have reportedly offered him a new deal. The Blues are happy with Uwakwe's progress and they want to keep him at Stamford Bridge beyond this summer.However, the 19-year-old is yet to reveal his stand o...
Rohr Warns Super Eagles 15 World Cuppers : AFCON Playing Style Is Different
Published: June 17, 2019
Ahead of Nigeria's opening match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, manager Gernot Rohr has stated that the Super Eagles have to adopt a playing style completely different from the 2018 World Cup. The former Bayern Munich defender has named as many as fifteen World Cuppers on the roster for the tournament whic...
History Chaser Oshoala Confident Super Falcons Can Hold Their Own Against World Class France Team
Published: June 17, 2019
Nigeria will take on hosts France in their final group game at Roazhon Park, Rennes on Monday starting from 2000 hours, with the African champions battling for a last sixteen spot at the Women's World Cup. Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala was in the Barcelona team that lost 4-1 to Lyon in the final of the UEFA Women'...