Iwobi, Okocha send message to Eguavoen on Everton star's preferred position ahead of Tunisia clash
Published: January 21, 2022
Alex Iwobi was delighted to make his first start of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations as the Super Eagles defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 on Wednesday night to maintain their one hundred percent record in the group phase of the ongoing competition. The Hale End Academy product was particularly pleased with the way in which t...
Slavia Prague star reacts after competitive debut for Super Eagles at AFCON 2021
Published: January 20, 2022
By coming off the bench in the 57th minute to replace Umar Sadiq, Peter Olayinka finally made his competitive debut for Nigeria wearing the number 28 on the back of his jersey as the Super Eagles wrapped up group play at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday night. Olayinka'...
'Nothing but the Cup in our minds' - Awoniyi sets ultimate target for Super Eagles at AFCON 2021
Published: January 20, 2022
The Super Eagles will be in confident mood going into their round of 16 clash at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after maintaining their one hundred percent with a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday night. Of the twenty four participating teams at the AFCON, Nigeria are the only country to have won all their gro...
'I'm excited to start' - Iwobi admits Eguavoen faces selection headache for next game
Published: January 20, 2022
Alex Iwobi was delighted to make his first start at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations for the Super Eagles in their 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday night. The Everton winger was one of the eight players that benefited from the decision of interim manager Augustine Eguavoen to give minutes to the so-called fringe ...
Okocha blasts Sadiq for that missed chance in the first half against Guinea-Bissau
Published: January 20, 2022
Nigeria icon Jay-Jay Okocha has blasted Umar Sadiq for his missed goalscoring opportunity during the first half of the Super Eagles 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau in their final group game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night.  It was the Almeria striker that gave Nigeria the lead in the 56th minute, but ...
Amoo the young Nigerian prince In Allsvenskan with big future Of becoming a king
Published: January 20, 2022
The name Akinkunmi Amoo may not be among the players celebrated in the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon but he could have equally been a hit for Nigeria, at the tournament if the coaches in charge had taken a punt on him.The Hammarby winger in the Swedish Allsvenskan has all the attributes to hit ...
Eguavoen trying to help two players the most at AFCON after what Sadiq has revealed
Published: January 20, 2022
The jury is still out on whether Umar Sadiq can cut it at international level despite opening his account for the national team after only 81 minutes of action combined in three games. The Almeria star looked a shadow of himself in his first two games against Egypt and Sudan after coming off the bench, so much so t...
20-year-old Anglo-Nigerian fullback involved in Arsenal's final workout pre-Liverpool
Published: January 20, 2022
Talented fullback of Nigerian descent Ryan Alebiosu is presumably in contention to be included in Arsenal's matchday squad when they face Liverpool in the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night. According to the training images published by Arsenal's official website, the Anglo-...
'There is no pressure' - Super Eagles dazzler Simon ready to face any team in round of 16
Published: January 20, 2022
Nigeria's dribbling wizard at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations Moses Simon has insisted that the Super Eagles are not afraid of facing any team in their round of sixteen clash on Sunday, January 23. The Super Eagles possible opponents in the next round is becoming clearer after the results of the final round of mat...
Video assistant referee and four other takeaways from Nigeria's 2-0 win vs Guinea-Bissau
Published: January 20, 2022
The Super Eagles finished their Group D campaign in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on a perfect note with a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau. Allnigeriasoccer.com presents five observations from the match. 1) Umar's Super Eagles Post AFCON Chances UD Almeria striker Sadiq Umar scored Nigeria's first goal of the game but ...
Key stats : Kelechis most key passes; Ndidi top tackler; MOTM Simon top dribbler; Nwakali most accurate passer
Published: January 20, 2022
Football statistics website Whoscored has provided a breakdown of the statistics from Wednesday night's Africa Cup of Nations match between Guinea-Bissau and Nigeria. The stats show that Nigeria dominated the game with the Super Eagles players leading the way in several categories.Simon was the best rated player at 7....
'He's not your typical number 10' - Okocha issues verdict on Iheanacho's new role at AFCON
Published: January 20, 2022
Nigeria legend Austin Okocha, who knows a thing or two about being a playmaker, has issued his verdict on Kelechi Iheanacho's new role at the Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria's caretaker boss Augustine Eguavoen has seemingly handed over the playmaking duties to Iheanacho, who is predominantly a second striker these d...
Iheanacho aims thinly-veiled dig at Rohr as he reveals two things Eagles have learned under Eguavoen
Published: January 20, 2022
Speaking to reporters in the mixed zone shortly after Nigeria recorded their third successive win at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, Kelechi Iheanacho was delighted to finish the group phase with a hundred percent record. The Leicester City striker has insisted that the Super Eagles are not under pressure to win the...
Official Man of the Match Ekong reveals the biggest message from win vs Guinea-Bissau
Published: January 20, 2022
William Troost-Ekong was heavily criticized for his performance for club and country in the weeks leading up to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, so much so that he deleted his social media accounts.The Watford defender is beginning to prove his doubters wrong with some solid displays in the heart of the Super Eagles def...
Eguavoen explains why Sadiq started vs Guinea-Bissau despite not finding his feet first two games
Published: January 20, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen has explained why he handed a starting debut to Umar Sadiq in his side's 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau in their last group game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles caretaker coach openly criticized Sadiq for his shoddy performance off the bench against Egypt and Sudan but decided to s...