'Was a plus to me when he came to Leicester' - Ndidi on his almost decade-long friendship with Iheanacho
Published: January 23, 2022
Wilfred Ndidi was on media duties on Saturday and one of the questions put to him was on his relationship with Super Eagles and Leicester City teammate Kelechi Iheanacho. The camaraderie between Ndidi and Iheanacho is there for everyone to see, especially on social media. where they post videos to amuse their follower...
'They will be very, very ready to compete' - Eguavoen on Nigeria's starting XI to face Tunisia
Published: January 23, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen has stressed that his starting lineup to face Tunisia in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 clash on Sunday evening will be capable of competing against the north African giants. The Edokpolor Grammar School product has explained why he made several changes to the team in the final group ga...
'Big game, I'll be there' - CAF President confirms his attendance for battle of the Eagles
Published: January 23, 2022
Confederation of African Football President Patrice Motsepe has confirmed that he will be in attendance for the round of sixteen clash between Nigeria and Tunisia on Sunday evening.The glamour clash of the round of sixteen at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations sees two of the top five ranked African countries face off a...
Arsenal offer new deal to teenage Nigeria-eligible goalkeeper ahead of next season
Published: January 23, 2022
According to information gathered from a club insider, allnigeriasoccer.com understands English Premier League club Arsenal have offered a new deal to talented teenage goalkeeper of Nigerian descent, Brian Okonkwo ahead of the 2022-2023 campaign.With effect from July 1, 2022, Okonkwo will be among the new intake of aca...
'Nigeria is going to Partey on Ghana' - Super Eagles fans react to 2022 World Cup playoff draw
Published: January 23, 2022
Only one of Nigeria and Ghana will be going to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as the two West African giants were drawn to face each other in the playoff draw held in Douala, Cameroon on Saturday, January 22. The home and away legs will take place during the next FIFA window for international matches, from March 24-29, w...
Arsenal boss runs the rule over promising defender of Nigerian descent pre-Burnley
Published: January 23, 2022
Arsenal first team boss Mikel Arteta seems to have taking a liking to promising fullback of Nigerian descent Ryan Alebiosu, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.The Spanish football tactician ran the rule over Alebiosu in his team's final workout staged at London Colney on Saturday, a day before their Premier League meeting wi...
'They are all healthy' - Eguavoen provides fitness update on his starting XI vs Tunisia
Published: January 22, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen was unwilling to disclose the identities of the eleven players who will take to theRoumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua pitch for Sunday evening's Africa Cup of Nations round of sixteen clash against Tunisia, but claimed that the starters are in tip-top condition. The Super Eagles legend made eight chan...
'Balogun was not too sure' - Eguavoen reveals the backstory behind Ndah's inclusion AFCON squad
Published: January 22, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen has revealed the backstory behind the inclusion of Olisa Ndah in Nigeria's finalized squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, saying he was tipped about the then Akwa United defender by Honourable Boma Iyaye, the Rivers State Commissioner for Sports. The Orlando Pirates center back's inclusion i...
Eguavoen namechecks the Super Eagles player who has been 'very exciting' at AFCON 2021
Published: January 22, 2022
Nigeria's interim boss Augustine Eguavoen has acknowledged that Nantes winger Moses Simon has been the most exciting Super Eagles player so far at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations but has stressed the importance of playing as a unit and not relying on individuals. The Confederation of African Football recognized Simo...
'Look at assists before trying to score' - Eguavoen details conversation with Sadiq over obsession
Published: January 22, 2022
Nigeria's caretaker manager Augustine Eguavoen and Wilfred Ndidi attended a mandatory press conference on Saturday ahead of the national team's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations round of sixteen clash against north African giants Tunisia. One of the questions Eguavoen was asked was to explain why he had a lengthy conversati...
Ighalo's AFCON miss takes a new twist as Super Eagle wears captain's armband for Al-Shabab
Published: January 22, 2022
Odion Ighalo continues to top the scoring charts in the Saudi Arabian Professional League after netting his 12th league goal for Al-Shabab as they were held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Al Fateh on Thursday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Twenty minutes into the second half, the penalty-box predator scored a rare ...
Official : Another dual-eligible player joins Spanish Primera Iberdrola club Real Betis
Published: January 22, 2022
Through a statement on their official website, Spanish Primera Iberdrola club Real Betis have announced the acquisition of Finnish-born striker Roosa Funmilayo Ariyo. The Super Falcon is the second dual-eligible player of Nigerian descent to switch to the Andalusian club this month, following in the footsteps of Lon...
Chelsea's Anglo-Nigerian striker names Liverpool and Arsenal icons as his idols growing up
Published: January 22, 2022
Talented striker of Nigerian descent Louis Flower has named Liverpool icon Fernando Torres and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry as his football idols growing up. The two attackers won the World Cup with their respective European nations before hanging up their boots. Frenchman Henry and Spaniard Torres established them...
Ekong, Simon join Liverpool, PSG, Brighton stars, 6 others in official Best XI group stage AFCON
Published: January 22, 2022
The Confederation of African Football has come up with the best eleven performers in each position following the conclusion of the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Two Nigeria stars in the shape of William Troost-Ekong (Watford) and Moses Simon (Nantes) have joined nine other African stars in the ideal...
'Technically excellent' - Rohr waxes lyrical about Super Eagles star with brilliant left foot
Published: January 22, 2022
Gernot Rohr has showered praise on Joe Aribo ahead of Nigeria's upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations round of sixteen clash with north African giants Tunisia, branding the Glasgow Rangers midfielder a 'technically excellent' player. Having made appearances in friendlies against Ukraine and Brazil in which he found the...