Champions League Final : What Nigerians Are Saying On Social Media About Kane, Dele & Origi's Display
Published: June 01, 2019
Liverpool are the newly crowned Champions League winners after defeating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 on Saturday. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi helped the Reds overcome Mauricio Pochettino's men at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.Social media is buzzing at the moment, and here is a quick run down of what Nige...
The Real Reason Rosenborg Whizkid Ogbu Was Omitted From Nigeria U20 Starting Line-up
Published: May 25, 2019
Rosenborg wonderkid Igho Ogbu was one of the surprise omissions in the Flying Eagles starting line-up in their World Cup opener against Qatar on Friday evening. Speculation was rife in the local media that the former Golden Eaglets captain had been named in the starting XI, only to be withdrawn from the squad after...
Super Eagles Stars Awaziem, Uzoho, Uche Advised To Change Clubs In January Transfer Window
Published: February 11, 2019
Several Super Eagles stars were advised to change their European clubs in the January transfer window as a result of lack of playing opportunities, manager Gernot Rohr has revealed. Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem and Uche Agbo were loaned out to Anorthosis Famagusta, Rizespor and Rayo Vallecano respectively last mo...
Saka Reacts After Debuting For Arsenal In Third Competition, Breaks Akpom's Nigerian Record
Published: January 06, 2019
Bukayo Saka was a late substitute for Alex Iwobi in Arsenal's comprehensive 3-0 win over Blackpool in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday evening. When the 17-year-old stepped out onto the Bloomfield Road turf in the 86th minute, he was making his debut for the Gunners in the third competition this se...
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...