Barcelona Line Up Chukwueze As Alternative To Brazil Superstar Neymar
Published: October 15, 2019
Rumours have resurfaced linking Super Eagles rising star Samuel Chukwueze with a departure from Villarreal. Gol Digital says Barcelona remain interested in signing PSG forward Neymar, with Ousmane Dembelé struggling with injuries since his move to the Camp Nou from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017. The S...
Anglo-Nigerian Midfielder Cites Chelsea Coach Lampard As Footballing Role Model
Published: October 15, 2019
Promising Chelsea midfielder Faustino Anjorin has cited Chelsea coach Frank Lampard as his footballing role model. One of the stars of Chelsea's U23 team, the Anglo-Nigerian was handed a debut by Lampard in the 7-1 rout of Grimsby Town in the third round of the League Cup on September 25, playing the last 23 minutes...
Against All Odds: When Hopeless Soccer Bets Paid Fortunes
Published: October 15, 2019
There are two types of people who bet on soccer: those who are passionate about betting, and those who are passionate about soccer. The latter type, of course, bets with varied success - after all, their bets are placed with their heart rather than their head, based on enthusiasm rather than research and information. U...
Rohr Identifies Two Key Attributes Of Super Eagles New Star Joe Aribo
Published: October 15, 2019
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo was one of the most brilliant players on show in Nigeria's 1-1 draw with Brazil on Sunday and manager Gernot Rohr has chipped in the two key attributes of the player and what the team are lucky to have him bring to the team.Aribo has carried his scintillating club form into the inte...
Sao Paulo Coach Rates The Performance Of Golden Eaglets After 2-1 Loss
Published: October 15, 2019
Sao Paulo youth team coach Marcos Vizolli pointed out that the Golden Eaglets players were goal-shy during their 2-1 loss to the South American team in a friendly on Monday evening. He admitted that Nigeria were the better side in the second stanza and tried to wreak havoc by using their wingers. Despite the nu...
2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup : Group Games Start With Fireworks
Published: October 15, 2019
Group stage action began on Monday, October 14, 2019 in this year's edition of the Bet9ja Royal Cup, with a game played in each of the groups. Rolly FC were in their fine element in their Group B tie against Unity FC of Asaba at the Agbor Township Stadium, as they scored three goals under the first 17 minutes of the t...
Uzoho Set For Lengthy Layoff As AC Omonia Confirm Super Eagles Star Suffered ACL Injury
Published: October 15, 2019
Deportivo de La Coruña loanee Francis Uzoho faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury on Sunday as the Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by Brazil in a friendly in Singapore. Cypriot First Division club Omonia Nicosia, where Uzoho is spending the whole of the 2019-2020 season on loan, hav...
Ebiowei & Jinadu Not Involved; Oluwabusola Goes 90 For Nigeria U17s In Loss To Sao Paulo FC
Published: October 15, 2019
Five-time world champions at U17 level, Nigeria were beaten 2-1 by the youth team of Sao Paulo FC on Monday in their first test game on Brazilian soil ahead of the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup. Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba handed a run-out to Bournemouth Academy product Joseph O...
Relief For Super Eagles Fans As Chelsea Star Tomori Remains Eligible For Nigeria
Published: October 15, 2019
Nigerians will be heaving signs of relief at the blast of the final whistle in Sofia on Monday evening, as even though England ran out emphatic 6-0 winners over Bulgaria in their European Championship qualifier, Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori remained an unused substitute throughout the encounter.The Calgary-born nati...
Nigerian Federation Pleaded With Mikel Not To Retire In 2013, Chelsea Icon Reveals
Published: October 14, 2019
John Obi Mikel has revealed that he wanted to call time on his international career with the Super Eagles in 2013 but was persuaded by the Nigeria Football Federation to rescind his decision. The Chelsea legend finally said goodbye to the national team after thirteen years following the Super Eagles third place fin...
Manchester United Striker Of Nigerian Descent Now Provisionally Cap-tied To Netherlands
Published: October 14, 2019
Highly-rated Manchester United youngster Dillon Hoogerwerf is now provisionally cap-tied to the Netherlands after making his competitive debut for their U17 team in a 2020 European U17 Championship qualifier. Born to a Dutch father and Nigerian mother, the former Ajax Amsterdam wonderkid has to submit an applicatio...
Nigeria U17s Coach Gives Ebiowei, Ubani, 20 Outfield Players Two More Days To Prove Their Credentials
Published: October 14, 2019
Coach Manu Garba has confirmed that the Golden Eaglets final 21-man roster for the 2019 U17 World Cup will be submitted to FIFA on Wednesday, October 16. Twenty-five players have traveled to Sao Paulo for the last phase of preparations ahead of the tournament in Brazil and four will be sent packing. Goalkeepers J...
Rohr Reveals Two Advantages Brazil Had Over Nigeria Before Sunday's Friendly, Praises Wingers
Published: October 14, 2019
Gernot Rohr has identified two advantages the Brazilian team had over the Super Eagles before the two countries faced off in Singapore on Sunday. While the last batch of Super Eagles players and officials landed in Singapore on Thursday, the South Americans began training for their two international friendlies on Mo...
Rohr Reveals Exactly Why Maduka Was Preferred Over Ezenwa As Replacement For Uzoho
Published: October 14, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has explained his thinking behind bringing on Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye instead of Ikechukwu Ezenwa when Francis Uzoho suffered an injury in the 63rd minute of his side's 1-1 draw against Brazil on Sunday. The Franco-German tactician noted that Ezenwa, who is number ...
One Super Eagles Star Commended By Everton's Richarlison After Brazil's 1-1 Draw Vs Nigeria
Published: October 14, 2019
Everton striker Richarlison was understandably disappointed in the wake of Brazil's 1-1 draw against Nigeria at the National Stadium in Singapore on Sunday afternoon. It's the fourth straight game played by the Copa America champions without a win, their longest winless streak since the beginning of 2013, when they ...