The Three Biggest Losers From The Coronavirus Pandemic Fallout In Super Eagles
Published: March 29, 2020
Just before the Confederation of African Football moved to call off the AFCON qualification series earlier slated to be held on the continent this month no thanks to the novel Coronavirus pandemic, a number of the Super Eagles on Gernot Rohr's last list were hoping to use the occasion to catch the eyes following their ...
Players Who Have Earned 20 Caps Or More While Chelsea Players : Four Nigerians Among 62 Players
Published: March 29, 2020
Four Nigerian stars have made a prestigious list containing 62 players who have made twenty or more international appearances for their country while still a Chelsea player. Frank Lampard with 104 international caps played the most games, followed by Petr Cech (91), Branislav Ivanovic (83), John Terry (78), Marcel ...
'He's Certainly Someone To Look Up To' - QPR's Osayi-Samuel Hopes To Reach Heights Of Sinclair
Published: March 29, 2020
Queens Park Rangers' Nigerian-born starlet Bright Osayi-Samuel is hoping to reach the heights of Trevor Sinclair. They both share some similarities. Aside from being tricky wingers, they started their professional careers at Blackpool before joining Queens Park Rangers. Osayi-Samuel is having his best season sin...
Eleven Tottenham Wonderkids To Watch Out For 2020 & 2021 : Nigeria U23 Hopeful Makes List
Published: March 29, 2020
Joshua Oluwayemi has been included on a list of eleven Tottenham Hotspur academy wonderkids to watch out for in 2020 and 2021 by Football London. Born in London to Nigerian parents nineteen years ago, the goalkeeper's priority is to represent the Nigerian national teams and he's age eligible for the 2024 Olympic Ga...
'My Role Model Is Messi' - Kasimpasa Winger Abbas Wants To Play Like Barcelona Captain
Published: March 29, 2020
Kasimpasa winger Atto Abbas has cited Lionel Messi as his footballing role model and wants to play like the Barcelona superstar. The highly-rated youngster, who turns out for the youth team of Kasimpasa, also has the ambition of playing internationally for Nigeria. 'My dream and desire is to play for my country,...
'No Wonder Tottenham Are Linked With Him' - Higginbotham Tips Nigeria Target Eze To Play For England
Published: March 28, 2020
Former Southampton defender Danny Higginbotham is backing Queens Park Rangers dazzler Eberechi Eze to force his way into the England squad ahead of the 2021 European Championship. Nigeria Football Federation supremo Amaju Pinnick has held discussions with the attacking midfielder over switching his international al...
'He Is Too Strong' - Lille's Osimhen Praises Chelsea Target Mike Maignan
Published: March 28, 2020
Lille striker Victor Osimhen has hailed teammate Mike Maignan for his goalkeeping qualities and considers the former France U21 international one of the best goalkeepers in France at the moment, if not Europe. Statistics back Osimhen's claims as Mike Maignan has registered the joint-most clean sheets in Europe's to...
'An Excellent Trainer For Young Talent' - Hoogewerf Backed To Shine If Given Chance By Solskjaer
Published: March 28, 2020
Dutch-Nigerian striker Dillon Hoogewerf has been backed to shine if given a chance by Manchester United first team coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to Dutch journalist Henk Spaan. Several academy products, including Mason Greenwood, have been handed debuts by the Norwegian football tactician since he took over ...
Ighalo's Stunner Vs LASK Wins Manchester United Goal Of The Month
Published: March 28, 2020
Odion Ighalo has won his first major individual accolade since transferring to Manchester United in January. The official webpage of the Red Devils has announced the winner of Manchester United's Goal of the Month award for March 2020, with the former Nigeria international coming out on top. Ighalo's stunning eff...
Chelsea Likely To Sell Victor Moses To Inter Milan For Less Than N4.1 Billion
Published: March 28, 2020
Chelsea are likely to sell Victor Moses to Inter Milan for a reduced fee, according to transfer market specialists Tuttomercatoweb.com. The former Nigeria international joined the Nerazzurri on loan in the winter transfer market with a purchase clause set at ten million euros (N4.1 billion) inserted into the agreem...
'You Can Play FIFA With Your Buddies' - Dessers Gives Tips To Pass The Time During Lockdown
Published: March 28, 2020
Heracles Almelo striker Cyriel Dessers has appealed to residents of Almelo and its environs to observe the stay at home directive in an attempt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. As of March 27 1400 hours, the total number of people diagnosed with coronavirus was 8,603 while 546 people who tested positive ha...
'Real Madrid Or Barcelona Player Level' - Fans React To Ndidi's Inclusion In Leicester City EPL XI
Published: March 28, 2020
Leicester City fans have chosen their Premier League XI on the club's official Twitter page, with Wilfred Ndidi making the cut while Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ade Akinbiyi missed out. Signed from Racing Genk in January 2017, the Nigeria international has made 130 appearances for the Foxes and has registered...
Ighalo Inking New Man Utd Deal Or Accepting Shanghai Shenhua Offer? Arsenal Legend Advises Striker
Published: March 28, 2020
Arsenal legend Paul Merson has urged Odion Ighalo to remain at Manchester United if he is offered a new contract rather than returning to Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. It is confirmed that Shanghai Shenhua have offered Ighalo a new mega-money contract as they look to fend off interest from Manchester United who ar...
'His Style And Mannerisms Similar To Guardiola' - Babangida Says Ex-Barca Teammate Arteta Destined To Be A Coach
Published: March 27, 2020
Retired Nigeria international Haruna Babangida says former Barcelona teammate Mikel Arteta was destined to become a coach. Babangida and Arteta roomed together during their days at Barcelona's famed La Masia Academy and the Nigerian has revealed that the Spaniard showed signs of becoming a future manager whilst still...
Why Ighalo Must Shun Shanghai Shenhua's Offer Of An Extended Deal And Remain At Man United
Published: March 27, 2020
Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo is on loan at the great Manchester United.That deal is expected to come to an end on May 31 but with the Coronavirus pandemic adversely affecting football which culminated in postponement of most tournaments and some cancellations, the loan deal may be extended. Ighalo's move to...