Didier Deschamps Believes Weather Will Favour Super Eagles
Published: June 30, 2014
Manager Didier Deschamps is not in support of the timing of the second round World Cup clash between France and Nigeria on Monday afternoon.The game is scheduled to start 1300 hours at Estádio Mané Garrincha, and he believes the weather will favor players from the dark continent.The former Marseille defen...
Exclusive: Al Orubah Turn Their Attention To Enyimba Defensive Midfielder, Rasheed Olabiyi
Published: June 30, 2014
Following the failed move of Kano Pillars star Abdullahi Shehu to Al Orubah, allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Saudi Arabian club have not thrown in the towel in their bid to sign a quality Nigerian midfielder this summer.Five Glo Premier League midfielders - Rasheed Olabiyi (Enyimba), Azubuike Okey (Bayelsa Un...
Lille Goalie Vincent Enyeama Feeling Confident Ahead Of France Showdown
Published: June 30, 2014
Ahead of the Super Eagles round of 16 clash against the Blues, Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is optimistic that the African champions will progress to the quarterfinals of the World Cup, arguing that they are not afraid of any opponent.“We fear nobody. We have a culture for football. It’s our way of life...
Phillipe Troussier : Nigeria Can Be Dangerous
Published: June 30, 2014
Former Nigeria manager Phillipe Troussier has been asked to comment on the upcoming meeting between the Super Eagles and the Blues. The Frenchman has opined that it would be difficult for the France team to grind out a win against the African opponents.“This is a team that can be dangerous. It has a lot of capaci...
Stephen Keshi Denies Rift With Victor Moses
Published: June 29, 2014
Stephen Keshi deflected questions on Sunday afternoon when he was quizzed about the bench role of Victor Moses at the ongoing World Cup.The Chelsea loanee has not stepped onto the pitch since the first game against Iran, which he did not even complete, and it is being reported with certainty by a section of the media t...
Stephen Keshi : We Have No Issue With Bonuses
Published: June 29, 2014
Stephen Keshi has reiterated that the Super Eagles are well focused ahead of their meeting with France for a spot in the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Brasilia on Monday afternoon.Most of the pre - match talk so far has centered around outstanding bonuses which have not been paid by the Nigeria Football Federation,...
France Skipper Hugo Lloris : The Heat Will Be There For Both Sides
Published: June 29, 2014
Captain of France, Hugo Lloris, has watered down talk that the temperature will be advantageous to Nigeria when both national teams face off for a place in the quarterfinals of the World Cup.The Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper is not a stranger to the early kick off in the English Premier League, and he has insisted that ...
Exclusive: AWOL Kano Pillars Midfielder, Abdullahi Shehu Absconds With $12,000 Belonging To Al Orubah
Published: June 29, 2014
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Kano Pillars defensive midfielder, Abdullahi Shehu, has gone back on his word, after he refused to sign the four - year contract proposed by Saudi Arabia Pro League side, Al Orubah.The Nigeria B international arrived the Al Jouf region on Thursday to undergo a routine medical with ...
Genoa, Parma And Cesena In Three - Horse Race For Jerry Mbakogu
Published: June 29, 2014
Relegated from the Serie B with Padova at the end of last season, Italian  - Nigerian forward Jerry Mbakogu might no go down with the Biancoscudati. According to Corriere del Veneto, a couple of teams in the top division led by Genoa and Parma are interested in his signature this summer, but they must see off comp...
Ahmed Musa : We Need To Be At Our Best
Published: June 29, 2014
Ahead of the clash with France, CSKA Moscow attacker Ahmed Musa has advised that the Super Eagles have to take the bull by the horns if the team is to advance to the last of the eight of the World Cup for the first time in three attempts.“We need to defend well, take our chances up front and learn from the Argent...
Peter Odemwingie Shows Off His Souvenir From Lionel MESSI
Published: June 29, 2014
Peter Odemwingie has revealed through his Twitter account that he exchanged jerseys with Lionel Messi after the Nigeria - Argentina match up last Wednesday. The Barcelona superstar now has four goals to his name at the World Cup, after netting a brace in the 3 - 2 defeat of the African champions in the final Group F fi...
American Referee, Mark Geiger To Officiate France - Nigeria
Published: June 28, 2014
The United States of America referee, Mark Geiger, has been appointed by Fifa to officiate the second round World Cup fixture between Nigeria and France on Monday in Brasilia. The 39 - year - old was a high school Mathematics teacher at Lacey Township High School in Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey before he retired to start ...
Injured Victor Moses Trains Without Limitation, Eagles Practice Penalty Kicks
Published: June 28, 2014
The Super Eagles trained for the second consecutive day since their arrival in Brasilia on Friday evening. Apart from Michael Babatunde who has been ruled out of action for the rest of the tournament as a result of a fractured wrist, all the remaining players were involved in the training session held at Centro de Capa...
Ore Hosts Maiden Ondo National U-14 Soccer Tourney
Published: June 28, 2014
The city of Ore would be agog during this long school vacation when pupils from all the states of the federations would converge in the town to participate in National Under-14 Soccer Championship organise by A Square Sports International.The maiden soccer event tagged ‘Ondo Unity 2014’ is being sponored by...
EXCLUSIVE : Teams Based In Russia, Holland And Turkey Go For In - form Aaron Samuel
Published: June 28, 2014
In - form Sarpsborg 08 ace, Aaron Samuel, has confessed that the victory over Solomon Owello’s IK Start in the last 16 of the Norwegian Cup was not a stroll in the park and the 3 - 2 scoreline reflected that.The former Monaco target, who netted his second brace of the season, has praised IK Start, stating that th...