Atletico Madrid-owned striker Samuel Omorodion jointly wins La Liga award
Published: March 01, 2024
Atlético Madrid-owned striker Samuel Omorodion alongside his Deportivo Alavés colleague Alex Sola have won the LA LIGA EA SPORTS Best Play award for February for their goal against Barcelona. With the tie at 2-0, the duo combined to give Alavés a lifeline with Sola dribbling past Frenkie De Jong before putting a ...
Battle for La Liga U23 POTM: Omorodion faces competition from Man Utd loanee, Barca and Real Madrid stars 
Published: February 21, 2024
Spanish-Nigerian striker Samu Omorodion has been nominated for the La Liga U23 Player of the Month for February 2024 following his impressive performances for Deportivo Alavés in the said month. The talented forward is in contention with Manchester United loanee Mason Greenwood, Barcelona youngster Lamine Yamal, ...
'Difficult to stop' - Barcelona coach Xavi highlights Osimhen as one of the key players to watch in CL showdown 
Published: February 21, 2024
Barcelona coach Xavier Hernández has praised Victor Osimhen as one of the standout players in the Napoli squad ahead of their Champions League showdown at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Wednesday night.   The Nigerian international is expected to be cleared to play after fully participating in training with h...
Raphael Onyedika: Five reasons Barcelona should firm up their interest in Nigeria's rising star 
Published: February 20, 2024
Ahead of the summer transfer window, Barcelona finds themselves at a pivotal juncture in their pursuit of strengthening their midfield and finding a natural fit for the holding midfield position which has been in shambles since the departure of Sergio Busquets.   According to Spanish sports daily Mundo Deportivo...
Arsenal, Chelsea-linked striker Victor Boniface reveals preferred destination if he leaves Bayer
Published: January 08, 2024
Super Eagles striker Victor Boniface has revealed his preference to play in the La Liga over the Premier League amidst links with Chelsea and Arsenal.   The 23-year-old is one of the most in-form strikers in Europe at the moment and has played a huge role in Bayer Leverkusen's surprising challenge for the Bu...
Transfer at zero cost: Ndidi, Arsenal, Liverpool stars among 10 midfielders being targeted by Barcelona 
Published: December 25, 2023
Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi remains on the radar of Spanish giants Barcelona, according to reports.    Celebrated Spanish sports daily Mundo Deportivo via Fichajes says the Leicester City ace is among ten midfielders being followed by Barcelona to sign at zero cost next summer and may even negotiate a ...
'They want to win all their games' -  Amuneke admits ex-teammate Xavi is having challenges at Barcelona 
Published: December 17, 2023
Former African Footballer of the Year and retired Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has acknowledged that his former teammate at Barcelona, Xavi Hernández is having challenges at the Blaugrana.   Appointed Barcelona coach in November 2021, Xavi won La Liga last season and also the Supercopa de Espana.  ...
'I don’t know' - Porto coach admits he's unsure of the availability of Zaidu for Barcelona clash 
Published: November 28, 2023
Porto manager Sérgio Conceição has admitted that he's unsure of the availability of Zaidu Sanusi for Tuesday night's UEFA Champions League clash against La Liga giants Barcelona at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona.   The Super Eagles left-back was part of twenty four Porto players th...
One of the best goals seen in history of Reale Arena: Sadiq ends his 449-day goal drought with long-range beauty 
Published: November 26, 2023
Umar Sadiq's wait for his fourth career goal in La Liga came to end on Sunday, November 26 as Real Sociedad defeated Sevilla 2-1 at Reale Arena (Donostia-San Sebastián) to climb to fifth in the provisional standings with 25 points from fourteen games, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   You have to go back to ...
Video: Watch Omorodion score fastest goal conceded by Barcelona in a home league match in 21st century 
Published: November 13, 2023
Just like the speed of light, Spanish-Nigerian striker Samuel Omorodion scored the quickest goal against Barcelona in a home fixture in La Liga in the 21st century by putting Deportivo Alavés ahead in their 2-1 loss to the Blaugranes on Sunday.   The Atlético Madrid loanee scored within 18 seconds after the cent...
'Fully deserves it' - 2016 Birmingham City Young POTY Solomon-Otabor hails Kopa Trophy winner Bellingham
Published: October 31, 2023
Birmingham City's Young Player of the Season for the 2015-2016 campaign, Viv Solomon-Otabor has praised Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham for winning the Kopa Trophy.   Bellingham is arguably the best player in the world at the moment taking into account his form for Real Madrid, but settled for eigh...
One to watch: 2004-born striker Omorodion scores third La Liga goal in Alaves 1-1 draw v Villarreal 
Published: October 22, 2023
Spain U21 international of Nigerian descent Samuel Omorodion is living up to the billing as one of the exciting young players in  La Liga, having netted his third goal of the season in Deportivo Alavés' 1-1 draw with Villarreal at the Estadio de la Cerámica on Sunday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. ...
Atletico Madrid join Liverpool in race to sign N16b-rated Danish-Nigerian defender
Published: October 20, 2023
Atletico Madrid have reportedly joined Liverpool in the race for the signature of talented Denmark U21 international of Nigerian descent, Patrick Dorgu.   Liverpool were previously linked with the Lecce defender who is on the radar of Denmark's coach Kasper Hjulmand with a view to a call up to the senior na...
Barcelona's Yamal becomes La Liga youngest scorer: Top 5 youngest Nigerian-born players to score in division 
Published: October 09, 2023
Barcelona winger Lamine Yamal entered the history books as the youngest ever player to score in the Spanish top flight after finding the net in the first half of Barcelona's 2-2 draw with Granada on Sunday.   At 16 years and 87 days, he became the youngest player to score in a La Liga match, overtaking Camer...
Youngest starter in UCL history: Barcelona winger breaks ex-Chelsea star Babayaro's 29-year-old record
Published: October 05, 2023
Barcelona winger Lamine Yamal set a new UEFA Champions League record when he started for the La Liga giants against Porto at the Estádio do Dragão on Wednesday night.    Aged 16 years and 83 days yesterday, Yamal set a new record as the youngest player to start a Champions League game, surpassing ex-Chelse...