Aneke Backs Super Eagles Coach Rohr On Player Invitations For AFCONQ Vs Seychelles, Friendlies
Published: December 04, 2018
Former Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer Jude Aneke has backed the decision of Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr to prosecute the last 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles with his regular players that won the AFCON ticket. Following Nigeria's qualification for next year's tourname...
'He Did Well Against Liverpool' - Everton Coach Hints Lookman May Start First EPL Game In Over A Year
Published: December 04, 2018
Ahead of Everton's Premier League clash against Newcastle United, manager Marco Silva has admitted that England U21 star Ademola Lookman is pushing hard for a place in the starting line-up. The Nigeria Football Federation target gave a good account of himself after coming off the bench in the 1-0 loss to Liverpool l...
Ballon d'Or : Kanu Youngest Nigerian In History Nominated; Okocha, 4 Other Super Eagles Stars Previously Shortlisted
Published: December 04, 2018
Croatia captain Luka Modric won the 2018 Ballon d'Or in Paris after gathering the most points from the journalists who participated in the vote. Since 1995, players born outside Europe were allowed to be nominated for the prestigious accolade but no Nigerian player has managed to win the award. In total, six ret...
Wolves Target Victor Moses Available For Selection After Back Injury
Published: December 04, 2018
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri spoke to the national press in England ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux Stadium on Wednesday evening. Former Nigeria international Victor Moses was not in the Blues squad vs PAOK Thessaloniki in last week's Europa League match at Stamf...
Former Chelsea Star Kalou: NFF Should Convince Hertha BSC's Torunarigha To Choose Nigeria Ahead Of Germany
Published: December 04, 2018
The Nigeria Football Federation have tried in vain to lure Hertha Berlin central defender Jordan Torunarigha to commit his international future to the Super Eagles over Germany, where he was born. The 21-year-old Torunarigha has earned 26 caps for Germany's U16, U18, U19, U20 and U21 national teams, and trained with...
EFL Trophy Team News: AFC Wimbledon's Nigerian Captain Rated As Doubtful For Showdown Vs Chelsea
Published: December 04, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that AFC Wimbledon captain Deji Oshilaja is unlikely to suit up for the League One club when they trade tackles with Chelsea U21 in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday evening. The central defender has failed a fitness test after picking up a slight knock in the Dons 3-1 win at Halifax...
Former EPL Referee Disagrees With Watford, Iheanacho, Success : Capoue Deserved Red Card
Published: December 04, 2018
French midfielder Etienne Capoue was sent off in the closing minutes of Watford's 2-0 loss to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening. Shortly after the Premier League meeting, Hornets number 10 Isaac Success revealed that Capoue's red card was unjustified as his international teammate Kelechi ...
Arsenal Legend Advises Emery To Drop Iwobi From Starting XI Against Manchester United
Published: December 04, 2018
Arsenal legend and former England international Paul Merson has insinuated that Alex Iwobi should not be named in the Gunners starting line-up in their mouthwatering clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford tomorrow evening. Merson has predicted that Unai Emery's side will go 20 games unbeaten on Wednesday an...
Free-Scoring Nigerian Striker To Sign New Deal With Manchester United
Published: December 04, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that prolific Nigerian striker Mipo Odubeko is set to pen a new deal with Premier League powerhouse Manchester United. Odubeko is United's top striker playing below the U18 age group and the Old Trafford outfit are keen to ensure he stays at the club after offering him a schol...
How Nigeria Voted : Modric Wins Ballon d'Or Ahead of Ronaldo, Griezmann, Mbappé, Messi, Salah
Published: December 04, 2018
Croatia captain Luka Modric, who faced the Super Eagles at the 2018 World Cup, was named Ballon d'Or winner in Paris on Monday, ending a decade of duopoly between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, who have both won five times. Established in 1956, the Ballon d'Or is awarded to the best player on the planet for the...
Agony For Okocha, Alese As West Ham Crash Out Of FA Youth Cup To Brighton On Penalties
Published: December 04, 2018
In a game involving three players of Nigerian descent at Chigwell Construction Stadium on Monday evening, three-time winners West Ham have crashed out of the FA Youth Cup following their 5-4 loss on penalties to Brighton & Hove. Left-footed central defender Ajibola Alese captained the Hammers team and was named in t...
Ikpeba Faults Super Falcons 'Tough' AWCON Victory And Cameroon Losing 2019 AFCON Hosting Rights
Published: December 03, 2018
Former Super Eagles striker and 1997 African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba has faulted the performance of the Super Falcons players  at the 2018 Africa Women's Nations Cup despite Nigeria's triumph at the 11th edition of the Nations Cup in Ghana.Thomas Dennerby led the defending champions to a historic ninth ti...
Chelsea Legend Essien Helps Two Nigerian Midfielders Prepare For EFL Trophy Clash
Published: December 03, 2018
Chelsea legend Michael Essien trained with Chelsea U21 team ahead of Tuesday evening's EFL Trophy knockout round tie against AFC Wimbledon at Stamford Bridge. The Blues have tweeted that the former Ghana international has been helping their development squad prepare for tomorrow’s Checkatrade Trophy game at the Br...
Super Eagles Fans Will Be Worried About The Latest Update From Denmark Coach On Huddersfield's Billing
Published: December 03, 2018
Denmark coach åge Hareide has strongly hinted that Huddersfield Town star Philip Billing is in line to be called up to the senior team for the European Championship qualifier against Switzerland in March 2019.  Barring an injury, the central midfielder was in line to represent the Scandinavians at the U21 Euro in Ju...
'He Was Not Doing Badly' - Arsenal Coach Refuses To Publicly Criticize Showboating Winger
Published: December 03, 2018
Arsenal coach Unai Emery has refused to criticize Alex Iwobi for his performance in the 4-2 win vs Tottenham Hotspur in which he was substituted at half-time, saying it was a tactical decision to replace the number seventeen. If the stats are anything to go by, the Hale End Academy product had a poor game in the Nor...