Exciting Nigerian winger could have ended up at Chelsea Youth instead of Charlton Athletic
Published: January 22, 2022
Exciting teenage Nigeria-eligible winger Tolu Ladapo has revealed that he could have ended up at Chelsea before switching to the youth team of Charlton Athletic.Chelsea had explored the possibility of signing the Anglo-Nigerian and invited him for trials but nothing came out it.Ladapo rose through the academy ranks at ...
Super Eagles become secretive ahead of round of 16 game vs Tunisia, train behind closed doors
Published: January 22, 2022
The members of  Nigeria senior national team, the Super Eagles trained at the annex of the Rumdie Adjia Stadium in Garoua on Friday evening, ahead of their round of 16 tie with 2004 champions, Tunisia, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Interestingly, under the orders of the Nigeria Football Federation,  journalists were...
'It's a dream' - Chelsea product hungry to win first title with Nigeria at AFCON 2021
Published: January 22, 2022
Chelsea academy product Ola Aina is hungry to win his first title with the Super Eagles at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.The former England U19 skipper was a key member of the Super Eagles team that finished third at the last AFCON, starting five matches including the third place playoff versus Tunisia....
Balogun plays first game for Rangers 61 days after suffering injury that ruled him out of AFCON
Published: January 21, 2022
Leon Balogun is back on the pitch again, exactly two months after he suffered a back injury in the closing minutes of Glasgow Rangers' semifinal clash against Hibernian in the Premier Sports Cup. Balogun played his first game for Rangers under manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst as the Scottish champions thrashed Stirlin...
'Anyone can beat anyone' - Ex-Arsenal U21 captain warns Super Eagles teammates not to get carried away
Published: January 21, 2022
Former Arsenal U21 captain Semi Ajayi has warned his Super Eagles teammates not to get carried away ahead of their mouthwatering round of sixteen Africa Cup of Nations against Tunisia, who are above them in the FIFA ranking.Nigeria go into the Battle of the Eagles on the back of three successive wins in the group stage...
'Most efficient team' - Rohr names his favourite to win AFCON 2021 after the group stage
Published: January 21, 2022
Former Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why the Super Eagles are his favourite team to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following the conclusion of the group stage. The Super Eagles laid down a marker after they began the tournament with a 1-0 win over the most successful team at the Africa Cup of Nations, ...
Rohr picks versatile Super Eagles star as his best player so far at AFCON 2021
Published: January 21, 2022
Former Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has picked Moses Simon as his best player so far at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, describing the Nantes winger as a 'versatile player'. Apart from his goal and assist, Simon has lit up the tournament in Cameroon with his dribbling and pace on the right flank, and would have scored...
Okoye dodges question on Uzoho as he speaks on upcoming game, playoff draw World Cup, Guinea-Bissau
Published: January 21, 2022
Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has indicated that the Super Eagles will give everything they have in order to beat Tunisia in a round of sixteen clash at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, January 23.   The Watford loanee made his Africa Cup of Nations debut in one of the glamour ties of the group stage, Nigeria's ...
Orlando Pirates star reveals exactly what Eguavoen told him before AFCON debut at right-back
Published: January 21, 2022
Orlando Pirates star Olisa Ndah has once again spoken of his happiness at making his competitive debut for the Super Eagles at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Wearing the number 26 on the back of his jersey, Ndah entered the game as a substitute to replace Tyronne Ebuehi with fourteen minutes to go. Allnigeriaso...
Battle of Eagles : Eguavoen highlights two key strengths of Tunisia, hints at change in tactics
Published: January 21, 2022
Nigeria will be taking on Tunisia in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations clash billed as the 'Battle of the Eagles' on Sunday, January 23 at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua. The Super Eagles qualified for the round of sixteen with maximum nine points while the Eagles of Carthage made it to the knockout stage by virtue of...
Super Eagles training : How players lined up; goals aplenty; Zaidu with pick of the goals; Iheanacho excused
Published: January 21, 2022
The Super Eagles held a recovery workout and light training session at VSTS-ANNEX, Roumde Adjia Stadium, Garoua on Thursday, a day after finishing the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a hundred percent record, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. As is the norm, the twenty-seven players were divided into ...
Simon joins Arsenal's Ivory Coast star, 9 others in AFCON 2021 Best XI group stage
Published: January 21, 2022
Football statistics website Whoscored.com has published the best eleven following the conclusion of the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, with one Nigeria player, Moses Simon making the cut. Only nine nations have contributed players to the Best XI with Senegal and Ivory Coast leading the way with two eac...
'He's on fire' - Teenage Charlton winger names the Super Eagle that has impressed him most at AFCON
Published: January 21, 2022
Charlton Athletic youth teamer Tolu Ladapo has singled out Moses Simon as the Super Eagles player who has impressed him the most at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. After three career assists at the Africa Cup of Nations, the Nantes winger finally opened his tournament account when he chested the ball down and ...
First squad involvement for talented fullback of Nigerian descent as Arsenal lose to Liverpool
Published: January 21, 2022
Promising fullback of Nigerian descent Ryan Alebiosu received his first call-up to Arsenal's senior team as they were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool in the semifinal of the Carabao Cup at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night. Manager Mikel Arteta rewarded the Anglo-Nigerian for his excellent displays for the Gunners devel...
'He's a good man' - Ndah admits he's benefiting from words of wisdom from ex-Chelsea defender
Published: January 21, 2022
Orlando Pirates central defender Olisa Ndah admits he is benefiting from words of wisdom from former Chelsea star Kenneth Omeruo. The former Nigeria U23 international became the third player to make his competitive debut under Augustine Eguavoen at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, after Sadiq Umar and Kelechi Nwakali ...