Osimhen next to make the move to the Saudi Pro League?
Published: August 07, 2023
Not long until the major global football leagues kick into gear, with the Premier League, La Liga, and Ligue 1 getting underway on 11th August, followed by the Bundesliga on the 18th August, and Serie A on the 19th.    As ever, the return of top-class competitive action will be welcomed by fans around the world...
Dessers has debut to forget as Rangers' 20-game unbeaten run in opening day fixtures ends
Published: August 05, 2023
Rangers suffered a stuttering start to the season as they were shocked 1-0 by Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on the opening day of the new Scottish Premiership season on Saturday evening.    The BBC has reported that Kilmarnock ended Rangers' 20-game unbeaten run in opening top-flight fixtures.    As wide...
EFL wrap: Dele-Bashiru scores 33rd second goal; Adeboyejo, Adedoyin, Adebisi on target 
Published: August 05, 2023
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of the players of Nigerian descent on target for their respective clubs in English Football League matches on Saturday, August 5.   In the Championship, former Nigeria U23 international Tom Dele-Bashiru has the honour of being Watford's first goalscorer in the 2023-2024 sea...
Rangers include two Super Eagles players in CL qualifier squad, jersey numbers confirmed 
Published: August 04, 2023
The official website of UEFA has revealed Rangers squad for the Champions League third qualifying round clash against Swiss Super League side Servette, with two Super Eagles players making the cut.    The Scottish Premiership side will host Servette in the first leg at Ibrox Stadium on August 9, while the sec...
Rayo Vallecano pushing to close deal for Real Madrid's Nigerian winger 
Published: August 04, 2023
Rayo Vallecano are in advanced talks to sign Real Madrid's history-making winger of Nigerian descent, Marvin Akinlabi.    Akinlabi entered into the history books as the first Nigeria-eligible footballer to play competitively for Real Madrid’s first team when he made his La Liga debut against Real Socied...
Confirmed: Chelsea sign fifth player of African descent in summer transfer window 
Published: August 04, 2023
Through their official website, Chelsea have announced the signing of France national teamer Axel Disasi from Monaco.   A central defender by trade, the 25-year-old has agreed a six-year deal that keeps him at Stamford Bridge until the end of the 2028-2029 season.    Disasi, who was eligible to represen...
Pundit backs Dessers to make full debut for Rangers against Kilmarnock 
Published: August 03, 2023
It has been predicted that Super Eagles forward Cyriel Dessers will make his competitive debut for Glasgow Rangers this weekend. ​This is according to Ben Morris who in his preview for Sportsmole ahead of Rangers' first matchday of the season in the Scottish Premiership listed the former Cremonese forward i...
Tella takes iconic Southampton shirt number previously worn by Matt Le Tissier, Alan Shearer
Published: August 03, 2023
Southampton have announced their squad numbers for the 2023-2024 season, with four Nigeria-eligible players confirmed to be part of the first team squad ahead of their Championship opener against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Friday night.   Nathan Tella, who is back at the St Mary's Stadium after a...
Dutch football expert reckons Dessers will do better than other Rangers striker signings 
Published: August 02, 2023
Dutch football expert Michael Statham believes that Super Eagles forward Cyriel Dessers will do better than other Rangers' forward signings, Sam Lammers and Danilo da Silva in the new season.  The Nigerian forward joined  Rangers from U.S. Cremonese last month for an undisclosed fee and is set to spend the...
Red-hot Nigerian striker scores in fourth straight game for Rangers B
Published: August 01, 2023
2023 Nigeria U23 invitee Thompson Ishaka continued his scoring streak with another goal as Glasgow Rangers thrashed Spartans 3-0 at Ainslie Park on Tuesday night to progress to the second round of the  SPFL Trust Trophy.    Ishaka had scored consecutively in pre-season matches against  Belgian Pro League si...
Ipswich Town confirm squad numbers for ex-Flying Eagles invitee and Super Eagles striker 
Published: July 31, 2023
Through their official website, Ipswich Town have confirmed the club's first team squad numbers ahead of the new Championship season.   2011 Flying Eagles invitee Freddie Ladapo and out offavour Super Eagles striker Sone Aluko have been allocated the number 9 and 23 jersey respectively.    Ladapo an...
'Pre-season has not been easy' -  Rangers striker Dessers admits fitness concerns
Published: July 30, 2023
Cyriel Dessers has admitted that he is not in tiptop condition ahead of Rangers first competitive game of the 2023-2024 season against Kilmarnock on Saturday, August 5.   The Light Blues confirmed the capture of Dessers twenty four days ago, signing him from Italian Serie B club US Cremonese on a four-year deal ...
Super Falcons player ratings: Ajibade dazzles, Oshoala clinical, Ohale resolute, Alozie flamboyant  
Published: July 27, 2023
The Super Falcons picked up the maximum three points after defeating tournament cohost Australia 3-2 at the Brisbane Stadium in match day two of the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup on Thursday afternoon.   They are now top of Group B and have  put themselves in a good position to qualify for the round of 16 ...
Al-Hilal shift attention to Osimhen after failing to lure Mbappe and Messi to Saudi Arabia
Published: July 27, 2023
Saudi Arabian Pro League side Al-Hilal have shifted their attention to signing Napoli striker Victor Osimhen after missing out on Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe and 2022 World Cup winner Lionel Messi.    Al Hilal submitted a world record bid worth 300 million euros to sign Mbappe which was accepte...
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...