Barcelona's Nigeria captain Oshoala set for spell on the sidelines after going under the knife
Published: April 06, 2021
Nigeria captain Asisat Oshoala is set for a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on her right foot on Tuesday, Barcelona have informed via their official website. Though Barcelona have not disclosed the potential date she is expected to return to training, the former Arsenal and Liverpool striker is now ...
Photo : Pacy Super Eagles Fullback trains with Porto first team pre-Chelsea
Published: April 06, 2021
Pacy Super Eagles defender Zaidu Sanusi is seemingly in contention to be named in Porto's macthday squad when they take on Premier League side Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening. Sanusi watched proceedings from the bench as Porto beat his former team CD Santa Clara at the...
Former Manchester United striker Ighalo nets brace for Al Shabab on return from injury
Published: April 06, 2021
Former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo bagged a brace to help his Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab record a comprehensive 7-2 win against Twaeq in a friendly on Easter Monday. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer has received clearance to resume full training with Al Shabab after suffering an injury in the ...
Arsenal legend Ian Wright credits two Leicester City staff for Iheanacho's fine goalscoring form
Published: April 06, 2021
Legendary Arsenal striker Ian Wright has credited Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers and Jamie Vardy for Kelechi Iheanacho's goalscoring form in recent weeks. Though there is a recurring debate over Iheanacho's best position, he has proved that he can play alongside Jamie Vardy in attack, netting seven goals in...
Chelsea loanee Moses named in Russian Premier League Team of the Week
Published: April 06, 2021
Chelsea-owned right wing-back Victor Moses has been included in the latest Russian Premier League Team of the Week by football statistics website Whoscored.com. The former Nigeria international got on the scoresheet as Spartak Moscow defeated FK Rostov 3-2. Moses has been in fine form in his last three games in t...
Mourinho promotes talented Nigerian GK to Tottenham first team training; travels with squad to Newcastle
Published: April 06, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been told that Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho promoted London-born Nigerian goalkeeper Joshua Oluwayemi to first team training before their English Premier League meeting with Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon. Goalkeeper Alfie Whiteman has undergone surgery to his left knee aft...
Super Eagles defender reveals how his move to Glasgow Rangers came about
Published: April 05, 2021
Leon Balogun has explained how he joined Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers last summer. The Light Blues announced the capture of the central defender on a free transfer shortly after he ended his association with English Premier League side Brighton & Hove. Balogun was an integral part of the Range...
'It was a fantastic goal' - Reading coach hails Super Eagles target Olise for cracker in win vs Derby
Published: April 05, 2021
Super Eagles target Michael Olise scored a sublime goal to help Reading secure a 3-1 win over Derby County in a Championship clash at the Madejski Stadium on Monday afternoon. The France youth international gave the Royals the lead on the stroke of half-time when he picked out the top corner from around 25 yards ou...
Ancelotti gives reason for not including Iwobi in Everton's matchday squad vs Crystal Palace
Published: April 05, 2021
In the ongoing Premier League game against Crystal Palace, manager Carlo Ancelotti has made four changes to the Everton side that lost to Manchester City in their last match before the international break. Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has been omitted from the matchday squad by the respected Italian football tac...
Manchester United and Chelsea-linked striker Dike scores brace for Barnsley in win vs Luton
Published: April 05, 2021
American-born Nigerian striker Daryl Dike kept up his fine form for Barnsley in the Championship with a brace in a 2-1 win over Luton Town on Easter Monday. The Orlando City loanee opened the scoring in the 28th minute, finishing into the far corner after he was set up by Cauley Woodrow and doubled the advantage ju...
'Kelechi is the natural replacement for Vardy' - Ex AFOTY Ikpeba on Iheanacho's new Leicester deal
Published: April 05, 2021
Former African Footballer of the Year and 1996 Olympics gold medalist Victor Ikpeba is of the opinion that Kelechi Iheanacho can step into the shoes of Jamie Vardy when the aging Leicester City striker calls time on his career. Iheanacho has hit a rich vein of form for the Foxes, scoring seven goals in his last fiv...
Zidane omits Nigerian midfielder from Real Madrid's matchday squad versus Liverpool
Published: April 05, 2021
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has announced his squad for Tuesday evening's Champions League meeting against Liverpool at the Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium. The French coach has omitted Nigeria-eligible midfielder Marvin Akinlabi from the 21-man squad and all the players included on the roster are set to be nam...
Goals keep flowing for Super Eagles star Onuachu as Genk striker scores for third game running
Published: April 05, 2021
Paul Onuachu was on target as Racing Genk registered a 3-2 win over Oud-Heverlee Leuven in a Belgian First Division A clash at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on Monday afternoon. The lanky striker has now scored in his last three matches for club and country, having netted twice off the bench in the 2021 Africa Cu...
Italian pundit : Napoli would have scored four goals per game with Mertens and Osimhen in squad
Published: April 05, 2021
Sky Sport Italia pundit Fabio Caressa thinks Napoli would have scored up to four goals per game earlier in the season if manager Gennaro Gattuso was able to count on the services of Victor Osimhen and Dries Mertens. While the Nigeria national teamer was unavailable for selection in twenty matches in all competitions...
Everton winger Iwobi explains how he is related to Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha
Published: April 05, 2021
Everton winger Alex Iwobi has confirmed that he is related by blood to the iconic former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Jay-Jay Okocha. The Nigeria international was full of praise for his uncle, labeling him a legend in his family, and revealed that he's always in touch with the former PSG, Fenerbahce and Bolton W...