Middlesbrough manager provides update on contract situation of red-hot striker Akpom 
Published: December 28, 2022
Middlesbrough manager Michael Carrick has provided an update on the contract situation of Super Eagles hopeful Chuba Akpom.   The Arsenal-reared striker is in the last six months of his contract but Boro hold the option to extend his deal by an additional twelve months.    Akpom is in the best form of...
Nigeria's Technical Director Eguavoen leaves Selhurst Park without scouting Fulham CB
Published: December 27, 2022
Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation, Augustine Eguavoen was in attendance at Selhurst Park on Boxing Day as Crystal Palace were thrashed 3-0 by Fulham in their first match after the World Cup break.   Eguavoen attended the game on the invitation of Tosin Adarabioyo and his brother Gbolahan, who...
Official : Liverpool win race for Man Utd-linked Netherlands star of African descent 
Published: December 27, 2022
Liverpool have won the race for the signature of cap-tied Netherlands international of African descent Cody Gakpo.    PSV Eindhoven confirmed on Boxing Day that they have reached an agreement with Liverpool on the proposed transfer of Gakpo.   The 23-year-old will now travel to England where he will b...
'We talk a lot' - Chelsea new signing Fofana receiving advice from Arsenal legend
Published: December 26, 2022
Speaking after receiving Nettavisen's Young Player of the Year award in the Norwegian Eliteserien, Chelsea's incoming signing David Datro Fofana revealed that he is receiving advice from Arsenal legend Kolo Toure.    Fofana was chosen as the most outstanding younger in the Norwegian topflight after ...
EFL wrap : Akpom nets first career league hat-trick, Adeboyejo sets club record, Ladapo & Oteh strike
Published: December 26, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of the players of Nigerian descent on target for their respective clubs in English Football League matches on Boxing Day, December 26.    We begin in the Championship. Super Eagles hopeful Chuba Akpom netted his first career league hat-trick as Middlesbrough thrashed Wigan A...
Chelsea's search for a left-sided center back : Two African descent players targeted 
Published: December 25, 2022
English Premier League giants Chelsea are in the market for a left-sided central defender and two players of African descent have emerged as candidates for the position.    According to the usually well-informed sports website The Athletic UK (subscription required), Chelsea are showing interest in Eintracht...
Celtic's Irish-Nigerian defender Lawal pushing for first team breakthrough amid exit talk
Published: December 25, 2022
Republic of Ireland underage international Bosun Lawal is pushing for a first team breakthrough at Scottish Premiership champions Celtic amid speculation surrounding his future.  In recent days, the former Watford schoolboy has been linked with possible moves to Premier League club Brentford plus Italian duo Ve...
African striker dubbed 'The Ivorian Mbappe' completes medical ahead of transfer to Chelsea 
Published: December 23, 2022
Premier League giants Chelsea are set to complete the signing of Molde striker David Datro Fofana dubbed 'The Ivorian Mbappe'.    According to transfer market guru Fabrizio Romano, Fofana has completed all medical tests on Thursday in London, paving the way for Chelsea to unveil the Ivorian striker as ...
Nigerian agent brokers deal taking N5.7b-rated striker to Chelsea in January 2023
Published: December 22, 2022
English Premier League giants Chelsea are on the verge of confirming the signing of talented Ivory Coast international David Datro Fofana.    According to transfer market guru Fabrizio Romano, the Molde striker joining Chelsea is done and only an official confirmation by the Blues is pending ahead of the reope...
FIFA year-end rankings : Super Eagles suffer third consecutive drop
Published: December 22, 2022
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday, December 22 published its year-end rankings of national teams, four days after the conclusion of the 2022 World Cup.   The Super Eagles fell three spots to number 35 in the global rankings, a drop that makes the team coached by Jose Peseiro the fifth-ranked African sid...
African World Cup star casts a shadow over his Chelsea future after rejecting six-year deal 
Published: December 22, 2022
African World Cup star Edouard Mendy has cast a doubt over his long-term future at Premier League side Chelsea after reportedly rejecting a new contract.    According to the online edition of The Sun UK, the Senegal international snubbed a six-year contract offer because Chelsea are not showing him enough res...
'Big mistake' - Celtic icon singles out Obileye for criticism after own goal against the Hoops
Published: December 21, 2022
Former Nigeria U23 invitee Ayo Obileye scored an unfortunate own goal in Livingston's 2-1 loss to Glasgow Celtic in a Scottish Premiership match at Celtic Park on Wednesday night.     Making his sixteenth consecutive start in the division, the usually reliable central defender turned in a cross from Liel...
Nigerian exports : RUSG's Boniface back on the scoresheet, Abiama on target v Hoffenheim
Published: December 20, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com's review of the Nigerian players that found the net for their respective foreign clubs in matches on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.      Royale Union Saint Gilloise are through to the quarterfinals of the Belgian Cup after a 2-1 win over KV Oostende at the Stade Joseph Mariën.  ...
MLS SuperDraft 2023 : 2019 Golden Eaglets invitee among Nigerians eligible for selection
Published: December 20, 2022
The official website of Major League Soccer has announced the list of over 360 players who are eligible for selection in the MLS SuperDraft 2023 on Wednesday with several players of Nigerian descent making the cut.    Former Golden Eaglets invitee Diba Nwegbo who is on the books of The College of William & M...
Chelsea's 2018 World Cup winner wants to sign pre-contract with Barcelona 
Published: December 19, 2022
Chelsea's 2018 World Cup winner of Malian descent  N'Golo Kante could change teams next year, with La Liga giants Barcelona reportedly interested in his services.   According to Spanish sports newspaper Sport, Kante is pushing Barcelona to sign a preliminary contract in January as he has other offers ...