Heerenveen running the rule over ex-Nigeria U20 invitee who previously played for Arsenal
Published: July 26, 2023
Dutch Eredivisie side SC Heerenveen have taken 2023 Flying Eagles invitee Joel Ideho on trial with a view to a possible transfer.    The exciting winger is currently unemployed following his release by Arsenal at the end of last month.    Premier League newcomers Burnley and Italian Serie B club Fera...
Talented defender Lawal shines for Celtic in 1-0 win against Gamba Osaka
Published: July 22, 2023
New Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers gave pre-season game time to Republic of Ireland U21 international of Nigerian heritage Bosun Lawal as his side returned to winning ways by beating Japanese outfit Gamba Osaka 1-0 at the Panasonic Stadium Suita (Suita) on Saturday afternoon.   Lawal is one of the outstanding ...
Gillingham cool their interest in Liverpool academy product Ojo 
Published: July 19, 2023
Ambitious League Two club Gillingham have reportedly cooled their interest in signing Liverpool academy product Sheyi Ojo.   Gillingham had been linked with a move for the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup winner but Sunday Mirror reporter Darren Witcoop has now claimed that the Priestfield Stadium is unlikely to be...
Allan McGregor's testimonial match: Balogun subbed in as Rangers beaten 2-1 by Newcastle 
Published: July 18, 2023
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was in action for Glasgow Rangers in their 2-1 loss to Newcastle in Allan McGregor’s testimonial match played at Ibrox on Tuesday evening.   The friendly was held in honour of Allan McGregor who hung up his gloves at the end of the 2022-2023 season after two spells at Ranger...
Union SG coach drops update on Boniface amid rumours linking striker with Everton
Published: July 18, 2023
Royale Union Saint-Gilloise manager Aleksander Blessin has provided an update on the future of Victor Boniface amid speculation linking the striker with a departure from the Jupiler Pro League side in the summer transfer window.    Everton are rumored to be interested in the Nigerian but allnigeriasoccer.co...
Real Madrid aiming to raise N21.8b by selling Akinlabi and seven players 
Published: July 17, 2023
After spending €128.50m to land the signatures of four players in the summer transfer window, La Liga giants Real Madrid want to generate funds by selling some of the outstanding Castilla players.    Jude Bellingham, Arda Güler, Fran García and Joselu were brought in from Borussia Dortmund, Fenerbahce, Ray...
Fiorentina's Flying Eagles-eligible fullback scores match-winner as Italy lift U19 Euro trophy 
Published: July 17, 2023
Italy were crowned as champions of the 2023 European U19 Championship after a 1-0 win over Portugal in a cagey contest at the National Stadium-Ta' Qali on Sunday, with Flying Eagles-eligible fullback Michael Kayode netting the winning goal for the Azzurrini.   Nineteen minutes into the contest, the Fioren...
Brighton's link with Fiorentina ace: Bassey's chances of joining Seagulls reduce
Published: July 16, 2023
Brighton & Hove's interest in Calvin Bassey dates back to last summer but the former Rangers man opted to join Ajax Amsterdam for a Nigerian record fee for a defender.    It was previously reported that an unnamed Premier League club made a €23million bid for the services of Bassey in the January transfe...
'Brings nervousness' - Ex-Aberdeen star not convinced Balogun's return to Rangers makes sense 
Published: July 16, 2023
Ex-Aberdeen star Ricky Foster is not convinced that Leon Balogun's move to Glasgow Rangers makes sense.   Balogun became the Light Blues' seventh signing on Wednesday, joining as a free agent following the expiry of his contract with EFL Championship side, Queens Park Rangers. ​ ​ The veteran def...
Ex-Scotland midfielder hails signing of Balogun amid criticism from some Rangers fans
Published: July 15, 2023
Retired Scotland international midfielder Barry Ferguson has hailed the return of Leon Balogun to the Ibrox Stadium amid criticism from some Rangers fans.    Balogun has returned for a second spell at the Light Blues after he ran out of contract at Championship side Queens Park Rangers, whom he joined in August 2...
Confirmed: Super Eagles-eligible goalkeeper extends contract with SC Freiburg
Published: July 14, 2023
Through their official website, German Bundesliga side SC Freiburg have confirmed that Super Eagles-eligible goalkeeper Noah Atubolu has extended his contract with the club.   The duration and financial terms of the contract have not been disclosed by the Europa-Park Stadion outfit.    It is believed t...
'I've been working hard' - Bassey insists he's committed to Ajax amid Brighton links
Published: July 14, 2023
Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey has revealed that he is motivated for the forthcoming season.   Despite being linked with a move to Premier League club Brighton & Hove, Bassey expressed his commitment to Ajax and his focus on helping the team in the upcoming season. In an interview with Ajax TV, Bassey ...
Aiyenugba explains why the NPL have not produced a Super Eagles GK in recent years 
Published: July 12, 2023
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Aiyenugba HAS explained why it is difficult for the Super Eagles coaches to identify a top goalkeeper from the Nigeria Premier League.   Aiyenugba represented Enyimba and Kwara United in the Nigerian top-flight before joining Bnei Yehuda in 2007. During his time in Nige...
Ndidi captains Leicester in 2-1 loss to Peterborough United, Iheanacho's free-kick hits the post 
Published: July 11, 2023
Super Eagles duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho came off the bench at halftime as Leicester City were beaten 2-1 by League One club Peterborough United in a behind-closed-doors friendly at LCFC Training Ground on Tuesday afternoon.   Ndidi and Iheanacho have reported for pre-season training after internatio...
Super Eagles striker reveals Rangers beat Italian, Dutch, Belgian clubs to his signature 
Published: July 11, 2023
Rangers new boy Cyriel Dessers was on media duties on Tuesday and one of the questions he was asked was to reveal the identities of the other clubs interested in his signature before agreeing terms with the Light Blues.    The Nigeria international became Rangers sixth summer signing last week, after Jack Butl...