Nigeria Squad Announcement : Rohr Names Seven Uncapped Players; Iwobi, Ndidi, Iheanacho, Aina All In
Published: September 21, 2020
The Nigeria Football Federation have announced a 25-player roster for the Super Eagles international friendlies against Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Austria next month, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.An analysis of the roster revealed that three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and nine strikers have been sum...
Villarreal's Super Eagles Star Chukwueze Named To La Liga Team Of The Week
Published: September 21, 2020
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has been named to the La Liga Team of the Week by Whoscored.com following the conclusion of the matchday two fixtures. The Super Eagles star impressed as the Yellow Submarine registered their first win of the season, beating SD Eibar 2-1 with the number 11 providing an assist for ...
Exclusive: Watford Sporting Director Confirms Interest In Super Eagles Assistant Captain
Published: September 21, 2020
Championship club Watford are interested in signing Super Eagles assistant captain William Troost-Ekong, Sporting Director of the Hornets, Cristiano Giaretta has confirmed. The Italian talent spotter has acknowledged that Udinese and Watford have an excellent relationship as the two clubs are owned by the Pozzo family...
Former Chelsea Midfielder Olise Speaks After First Senior Goal For Reading
Published: September 21, 2020
Former Chelsea schoolboy Michael Olise expressed his delight after scoring his first goal as a professional in Reading's 2-0 win against Barnsley at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon. With fourteen minutes left on the clock, the 18-year-old Olise fired home a sensational left-footed volley from 25 yards ou...
Three Attack-minded Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Netherlands Youth Teams Provisional Squad
Published: September 21, 2020
Three attack-minded players of Nigerian descent have been included in Netherlands youth teams provisional squads ahead of upcoming games in October, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Bayern Munich striker Joshua Zirkzee is in the frame to make his debut for Netherlands U21s as he has been included in a 32-man prelimina...
Real Madrid Coach Zidane Explains Reasoning Behind Bringing On Akinlabi In Second Half
Published: September 21, 2020
Marvin Akinlabi, 20, made his competitive debut for Real Madrid in their goalless draw with Real Sociedad on Sunday night, coming on to replace Rodrygo Goes with 20 minutes left on the clock. Los Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane has explained his thinking behind bringing on the Spanish-born Nigerian winger, a substitut...
Nantes' Simon, Racing Genk's Onuachu, Antwerp's Pius Score For Euro Clubs
Published: September 21, 2020
Allnigeriasoccer.com's catch-up on the Nigerian players who found the net for their respective clubs in matches across Europe on Sunday, September 20. We begin in the Belgium First Division A. Defender Junior Pius scored twice to salvage a 2-2 draw for Antwerp against AS Eupen at the Bosuilstadion (Deurne). With ...
Akinlabi Enters The History Books As First Nigerian To Play Competitively For Real Madrid
Published: September 20, 2020
The Real Madrid player every Nigerian was hoping would come off the bench against Real Sociedad, Marvin Akinlabi was handed his competitive debut for the La Liga champions on Sunday night, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Coach Zinedine Zidane brought him on to replace Rodrygo with twenty-one minutes remaining and the...
Ndidi Is A better CB Than Maguire, Lindelof Combined' - Fans Praise Leicester Emergency Center Back
Published: September 20, 2020
Leicester City romped to a 4-2 victory over Burnley in their Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium on Sunday evening, with Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi yet again impressing in an unnatural position for his side. For the second game running, the Super Eagle tucked into a back four setup, alongside ├žagl...
Akinlabi's Jersey Number Revealed Ahead Of Potential Debut For Real Madrid Vs Real Sociedad
Published: September 20, 2020
Still just twenty years of age, Nigerian winger Marvin Akinlabi is in the frame to make his competitive debut for Real Madrid's first team in their La Liga opener against Real Sociedad on Sunday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Los Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane has included Akinlabi in the matchday squad again...
Obi Mikel Suffers Defeat On Home Debut For Stoke City
Published: September 20, 2020
Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel played his first competitive game for Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium as they suffered a 2-0 loss at the hands of Bristol City on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. In a 3-5-2 formation, the former Super Eagles skipper played as a holding midfielder alongside Sam Clucas, ...
'He's One For The Future' - Arsenal Winger Chooses Miguel Azeez As 'The Next Big Thing'
Published: September 20, 2020
England U21 international Reiss Nelson reckons that Arsenal Academy star of Nigerian and Spanish descent Miguel Azeez has a bright future ahead of him, and tipped the central midfielder to be the next big thing in English youth football. Azeez has been on the books of Arsenal since the age of five and rose through t...
Most Fouled Player Tella Shines Off The Bench For Southampton As Spurs' Kane Sets New EPL Record
Published: September 20, 2020
Former Arsenal schoolboy Nathan Tella made his English Premier League home debut as Southampton were thrashed 5-2 by Tottenham Hotspur in a matchday two fixture on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Fresh from making his full debut for the Saints against Brentford in the League Cup, Tella entered the ga...
'Osimhen Is So Incredibly Fast, Great Player ' - Fans React As Super Eagle Debuts For Napoli
Published: September 20, 2020
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has made his competitive debut for Napoli as they beat Parma 2-0 in their first Serie A game of the new season on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The big-money summer acquisition came off the bench in the 61st minute to replace Diego Demme, and showed flashes of his...
Official : Super Eagles Defender Shehu Returns To Cyprus To Join AC Omonia
Published: September 20, 2020
With a statement on their official website, Cypriot First Division club AC Omonia have announced the acquisition of Abdullahi Shehu on a two-year deal. The Nigeria international is returning to Cyprus for a second spell in the division, having worn the colours of Anorthosis Famagusta for two seasons, from 2016-2018....