Anjorin says Lokomitiv Moscow fans remind him of Chelsea, England supporters
Published: September 18, 2021
Speaking after scoring his first goal as a professional, Faustino Anjorin noted that Lokomotiv Moscow fans remind him of Chelsea and England supporters. The England youth international of Nigerian descent came off the bench to salvage a draw for the Muscovites in a 1-1 draw with Marseille in their opening match of ...
Umar Sadiq nets brace in Almeria's 4-0 win, hits the woodwork from near the center circle
Published: September 17, 2021
Almeria registered a convincing 4-0 road win over Alcorcon on matchday six in a LaLiga SmartBank clash at the Estadio Santo Domingo on Friday night, with former Nigeria U23 international Umar Sadiq getting on the scoresheet twice. Sadiq pounced on the rebound to open the scoring for the Rojiblancos after Lucas Rober...
Official : Chelsea confirm younger brother of 2021 Super Eagles invitee has inked new deal
Published: September 17, 2021
Through their official website, European champions Chelsea announced this week that Nigeria-eligible fullback Richard Olise has signed a new contract with the club. Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively reported more than three months ago that Olise's scholarship deal will be automatically upgraded to a professional c...
Arsenal boss running the rule over Nigerian-born midfielder ahead of Carabao Cup tie vs The Dons
Published: September 17, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has observed Tim Akinola at close quarters several times this month ahead of his possible inclusion in the matchday squad for their Carabao Cup clash against AFC Wimbledon if he makes the grade. It is confirmed that the Spanish football tactician ran t...
Celtic's Nigerian defender reveals he was rejected by Fulham, QPR in his teen years
Published: September 17, 2021
Glasgow Celtic's Nigerian central defender Osaze Urhoghide has revealed that he was rejected by London clubs Queens Park Rangers and Fulham in his teenage years. After the Super Eagles hopeful was overlooked by the Hoops and Cottagers, he went on to sign scholarship forms at AFC Wimbledon following a successful tri...
'I feel very Nigerian' - Former Chelsea star Tomori explains meaning of his name
Published: September 17, 2021
Chelsea academy product Oluwafikayomi Tomori has not forgotten his roots even though he is cap-tied to England, where he grew up. The central defender was born in Calgary, Alberta to Nigerian parents, making him eligible to represent the three-time African champions and Canada prior to his competitive debut for the ...
Alex Iwobi reveals his best position for Everton and ideal roles for Super Eagles
Published: September 17, 2021
Alex Iwobi has revealed his best position for Everton and his two ideal roles for the Nigeria national team. The Arsenal academy product has played in a variety of roles for club and country, including wing-back, left winger, right winger, left midfield, attacking midfield and center forward. Predominantly an ...
Will Nigeria make an impact in the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
Published: September 17, 2021
Nigeria is currently ranked the fifth-best team in Africa, behind Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. International football in Africa is more competitive than ever, and the quality of play is better than ever before, with many African players graduating to the major European leagues.With the 2022 FIFA World Cu...
Malmo's midfield enforcer reaches career high market value after Super Eagles, UCL debuts
Published: September 17, 2021
Innocent Bonke came in for some harsh criticism after his debuts for the Super Eagles and Malmo in the group stage of the Champions League with pundits questioning his pedigree and ability to cut it at the highest level.   Transfermarkt did not take that into account when they updated the holding midfielder's valuati...
'I am a father now' - Middlesbrough loanee Akpom insists he's matured after goal for PAOK
Published: September 17, 2021
Middlesbrough loanee Chuba Akpom has insisted that he has matured following his first goal in his second spell at Greek club PAOK. The Arsenal academy product opened the scoring as PAOK defeated Lincoln Red Imps 2-0 in their opening game of the Europa Conference League on Thursday. Having missed at least two sc...
'A night to remember' - Chelsea loanee Anjorin reacts to scoring his first professional goal
Published: September 17, 2021
Faustino Anjorin has described scoring his first professional goal as 'an unforgettable night' after he helped Lokomotiv Moscow salvage a draw in their Europa League encounter against Marseille on Thursday evening. The Chelsea loanee made his debut for the Railwaymen last week in a league game versus KS Samara, play...
'You can see his quality' - Leicester City boss hails Napoli's most expensive player
Published: September 17, 2021
Leicester came up a very quality side in Napoli as they were held to a 2-2 draw by the Italian Serie A side in their Europa League stage opener on Thursday night.  The Foxes did not heed the warning of several pundits who had highlighted before the game that Victor Osimhen could be the main threat and paid dearly for...
Leicester coach Rodgers blasts referee over red card shown to Super Eagles star vs Napoli
Published: September 17, 2021
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is of the opinion that the red card shown to Wilfred Ndidi in the closing minutes of his side's 2-2 draw with Napoli on Thursday night was excessive. Portuguese referee Tiago Martins produced a red card in the 93rd minute after the Super Eagles star picked up his second cautio...
Every word said by Osimhen on brace, Leicester, what Napoli coach said at half-time, teammates
Published: September 16, 2021
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen was on media duties shortly after his brace helped Napoli fight back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Leicester City in a Europa League match at the King Power Stadium on Thursday night. Ayoze Perez volleyed in the opener in the ninth minute, Harvey Barnes added a second in t...
Napoli's two-goal hero Osimhen gives his reaction to draw against Leicester City
Published: September 16, 2021
Victor Osimhen put in a man-of-the-match performance as Napoli fought back from two goals down to register a 2-2 draw in the opening match of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night. Ayoze Perez's first goal of the season gave the Foxes the lead in the ninth minute, Harvey Barnes doubled the advantage with a power...