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...
Rohr Puts His Faith In Kalu, Out-Of-Favor Bordeaux No 10 Backed To Replace Chelsea's Moses
Published: October 23, 2018
Bordeaux number 10 Samuel Kalu has been backed by Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr to step into the shoes of Chelsea star Victor Moses, who called time on his international career a month after the 2018 World Cup. In truth, Kalu has not convinced everybody in his first three games for the Super Eagles, but Rohr has ...
Super Eagles Player Ratings: Ighalo Top Man; Musa Asset; Iwobi Genuine No 10; Aina Shows Offensive Prowess
Published: October 16, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com rates Nigeria players for their performances during the 3-2 win over Libya on Tuesday. The StartersFrancis Uzoho 5/10 : Earning his 12th cap for Nigeria, Uzoho was jittery at times. He made some good saves too.Ola Aina 5.5/10 : Ola put in a solid shift. Did well up against at the back, while alw...
Ex-Liverpool & England Wing Wizard Walters Reveals His Father Played For Nigeria
Published: October 16, 2018
Former Liverpool winger Mark Walters has suggested in his autobiography that he was eligible to represent the Nigeria National Team through his father, Lawrence Wabara, before hanging up his boots. The Birmingham native earned nine caps for England U21s and a solitary cap for the Three Lions in a friendly against Ne...
Chelsea Legend Celestine Babayaro Stars In Friendly Against Africa XI Squad
Published: September 22, 2018
Former Nigeria international Celestine Babayaro returned to Chelsea last weekend to feature in a friendly between Chelsea Legends and some of Africa's youngest footballers, Africa XI. The Chelsea Legends, who were coached by Eddie Newton, also contained Dennis Wise and the Ghanaian Michael Essien. It was the Blue...
U17 AFCON Qualifier Nigeria 2 Niger 1: Amoo, Olusegun Score; Eaglets Face Ghana In Dream Final
Published: September 12, 2018
Nigeria set up a meeting with bitter rivals Ghana in the final of the African U17 Cup of Nations Zonal playoffs with a 2-1 win over hosts Niger Republic on Wednesday night.The Golden Eaglets defeated their Niger counterparts 2-1 in a game they clearly deserved to win.Goals from Akinkunmi Amoo and Olusegun Olakunle prov...
Niger Attempt To Frustrate Eaglets : Stadium Officials Vanish, Team Train Under Poor Conditions
Published: September 12, 2018
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria were on Tuesday denied a chance to train under the floodlights at the training pitch of Stade Général Seyni Kountché. The Manu Garba led team will face hosts Republic of Niger in the second semifinal match of the ongoing CAF U-17 AFCON qualifiers (WAFU B) by 7.30 pm on Wednesday.The fi...
U17 AFCON Qualifiers : Golden Eaglets Avoid Two-Time World Champions Ghana In Semis
Published: September 09, 2018
The Nigerian U17 National Team have avoided a semifinal meeting with Ghana in the semifinals of the WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers for the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations following the conclusion of group matches on Sunday, September 9. The Manu Garba led side finished level on three points with Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso...
Super Eagles Star Omeruo Aims Sly Dig At Chelsea During CD Leganés Presentation
Published: August 18, 2018
Kenneth Omeruo aimed a sly dig at his parent club Chelsea during his presentation as a player of CD Leganés on Friday, August 17. Signed from Sunshine Stars more than six years ago, the experienced Nigeria international central defender has yet to debut for the Blues since his arrival and CD Leganés is the fifth c...
Official: PAOK Complete Signing Of Nigerian Striker Chuba Akpom From Arsenal
Published: August 03, 2018
Greek Super League side PAOK write on their official website that they have completed the signing of young Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom from Arsenal. Akpom's deal with PAOK is for three years and he will wear the number 47 shirt for the 2018-2019 campaign. The 22-year-old was linked with several teams in Europe a...
Official: Ivory Coast International Leaves Chelsea After Ten Years
Published: July 21, 2018
Through their official website, Italian Serie A club Sassuolo have confirmed the signing of young Ivory Coast international Jérémie Boga from Chelsea following a successful medical. The duration and financial terms of the contract signed by the midfielder have not been disclosed by The Black and Greens. Boga wa...
Super Eagles Star Etebo Turned Down Move To Watford In Favor Of Joining Stoke City
Published: July 17, 2018
 Speaking to the official website of Stoke City, Oghenekaro Etebo has revealed that he turned down the chance to join English Premier League clubs in favour of penning a deal with Stoke City this summer. The versatile midfielder has linked up with his new teammates at the Potters and is line to make his unofficial...
Chelsea Legend Gianfranco Zola Blasts Rohr For Tactical Naivety In Eagles Loss To Croatia
Published: June 17, 2018
Chelsea hero Gianfranco Zola has accused Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr of being tactically naive in the wake of the national team's 2-0 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener on Saturday night. The USA 1994 World Cup star reckons that Rohr would have made tactical and formation changes in the second half but the Ge...
Five Things We Learned From Nigeria's 1-0 Loss To Czech Republic
Published: June 06, 2018
The Super Eagles rounded off their warm up friendlies before the World Cup with a game against Czech Republic in Austria. The three-time African champions were defeated 1-0 in the contest and Izuchukwu Okosi in this piece looks at the five things learned from the outing... 1. Defensive Mistakes Still Not Sorted ...
Obi Mikel Takes A Swipe At England Boss Southgate For Parking The Bus Against Nigeria
Published: June 03, 2018
Former Chelsea ace John Obi Mikel took a swipe at England boss Gareth Southgate in the wake of the Super Eagles 2-1 loss to the Three Lions on Saturday, saying he employed negative tactics. Southgate deployed a 3-5-2 formation against Nigeria, with Gary Cahill, John Stones and Kyle Walker the central defenders, whil...