Why FC Midtjylland's Onuachu Was Omitted From Super Eagles Squad Vs Senegal
Published: June 17, 2019
FC Midtjylland striker Paul Onuachu could not make his fourth international appearance as the Super Eagles were beaten 1-0 by Senegal in a friendly on Sunday evening. There is a sickness bug going around at the moment in the Super Eagles camp, with as many as five players, including Onuachu, falling ill. The abs...
Rohr Confirms Second Friendly Between Nigeria And Senegal Has Been Cancelled
Published: June 16, 2019
The second friendly match between Nigeria and Senegal which was scheduled to take place on Monday, June 17 has been cancelled following the request of Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr. According to various reports in the Senegalese press, Rohr decided to call off the friendly few hours before the start of today's ...
Nigeria 0 Senegal 1 : Gueye's First Half Goal Ends Super Eagles 8-Game Unbeaten Run
Published: June 16, 2019
The Super Eagles were beaten 1-0 by the top ranked African nation,Senegal in their last preparatory game before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The behind-closed-doors friendly was held at the training pitch of the Hotel Mercure in Ismailia on Sunday evening. Barring an injury, everything is pointing to the fact th...
Arsenal Midfielder Nwakali, Three U17 World Cup Winners Who Should Consider Moving To Belgian League To Save Their Careers
Published: June 16, 2019
Victor Osimhen's career witnessed a tremendous turnaround last season following his move to Belgian side Sporting Charleroi.The former U17 World Cup winner had an unfruitful spell with Bundesliga side Wolfsburg but he returned to great form as he found the back of the net on 20 occasions.Just like the 20-year-old strik...
'What Happens To His 'Son' Jorginho Left Behind' - Chelsea Nigerian Fans React To Sarri's Departure
Published: June 16, 2019
Chelsea and Italian champions Juventus have reached an agreement for the termination of Maurizio Sarri's contract with the Premier League side before its expiration. Sarri has returned to Italy where he will take over the reins at Juventus with a contract until June 30, 2022. The 60-year-old guided Chelsea to t...
Five Things To Expect From Super Eagles AFCON Group Matches
Published: June 16, 2019
The Super Eagles will on Saturday, 22 June, begin their campaign in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a clash against Burundi. Izuchukwu Okosi presents five things Nigerian football faithful can expect to witness from their team's games in Alexandria.1. Nigeria To Score In All Three MatchesThe team that Super Eagles ...
Rohr On Super Eagles No. 1 Goalkeeper, Eight New Players & Obi Mikel
Published: June 16, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is still undecided over his first choice goalkeeper at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Deportivo de La Coruña's Francis Uzoho has fallen out of favour with the German due to his inactivity in the second half of last season while there is uncertainty over the fitness of Ik...
Ahmed Musa Reveals His One Wish Before Super Eagles AFCON Opener Vs Burundi
Published: June 16, 2019
Super Eagles assistant captain Ahmed Musa is hopeful that none of the 23 players named to the team's Africa Cup of Nations squad will suffer injury setbacks. The Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia forward believes it is time to focus on the team's fitness rather than the form of the players prior to the Nations Cup."Its flatt...
Lobi Stars New Kid On The Block Andrew Names The Chelsea Defender He Models His Game After
Published: June 16, 2019
Lobi Stars new kid on the block Nzekwesi Arinzechukwu Andrew was impressive at the heart of defence as the Makurdi side registered a hard fought 1-0 win against Kebbi United to progress to the round of 32 of the Federation Cup on Saturday. The 19-year-old Sidos FC loanee has been tipped to move to Europe in the nea...
International Dream Cup Nigeria 1 Romania 2 : Top Shooter Sopuruchukwu Scores Again As Future Eagles Finish Third
Published: June 16, 2019
There was another disappointing scoreline for the Nigeria U16s as they lost 2-1 to Romania in their final match at the International Dream Cup 2019 on Sunday morning. The Future Eagles started their campaign on a bright note with a 3-1 thrashing of Mexico on June 12 before suffering a 4-1 loss at the hands of Japan ...
Flying Eagles Captain & NFF Target Bennetts Nominated For Golden Boy Award; Chukwueze Snubbed
Published: June 15, 2019
Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Udo Utin has been nominated for the 2019 Golden Boy, an award handed out to the best U21 player in European football. Borussia Monchengladbach starlet Keanan Bennetts is the other Nigeria-eligible player included on the long list of 100 nominees for the 2019 title. Villarreal's Samu...
Musa, Onyekuru, Shehu Ruled Out Of Super Eagles Friendly Against Senegal; Balogun Doubtful
Published: June 15, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com can confirm that three Super Eagles stars will play no part in the pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly against the top ranked African nation, Senegal on Sunday, June 16 as a result of illness. The high profile absentee is assistant captain Ahmed Musa, and the Al-Nassr striker is joined in the tre...
Barcelona's Oshoala Sets Her Sights On Equaling 20-Year-Old Nigeria Record Vs France
Published: June 15, 2019
Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has set her sights on equaling a 20-year-old Nigerian record when the Super Falcons trade tackles with France in their final group game at the ongoing Women's World Cup, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Her wonder goal against South Korea on June 12 took her to two goals in the competit...
Besiktas Slap In Bid For Nigeria U23 Captain Okechukwu
Published: June 15, 2019
Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas have made an offer of 1.25 million euros to sign Nigeria international Azubuike Okechukwu, according to reports. Turkish newspaper Ajansspor claims the central midfielder has agreed personal terms with the Istanbul club and it has been suggested by former Besiktas winger Okan Koc that...
Rohr Explains Why Semi Ajayi Was Dropped From Super Eagles Final AFCON Roster
Published: June 15, 2019
The return of Chelsea hero Obi Mikel was the reason behind Gernot Rohr's decision to drop Rotherham United's Semi Ajayi from the final roster that will defend the colours of Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The German football tactician stuck to his guns with regards to Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho,...