Gabriel Jesus injury : Three African players Arsenal should target to replace Brazilian 
Published: December 08, 2022
Arsenal and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus had undergone a successful surgery following the injury he copped in Brazil's 1-0 defeat to Cameroon in their last Group G game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.   The striker has now begun his rehabilitation which is expected to have him out of the game for three ...
Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool suffer blow in pursuit of 2022 World Cup star
Published: December 08, 2022
Premier League trio Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United have suffered a blow in their pursuit of 2022 World Cup star Frenkie de Jong, with Barcelona sporting director Jordi Cruyff making it clear that the midfielder is not for sale.   Manchester United were unsuccessful to sign the Netherlands internation...
What Morocco's backroom staff must do before Portugal game - Former Super Eagles striker
Published: December 07, 2022
Former Super Eagles striker Julius Aghahowa hopes that the Moroccan players suffering from minor injuries and niggles in the historic win over 2010 world champions Spain will be fit to play in the quarterfinals against Portugal on Saturday.    The Atlas Lions beat Spain 3-0 on penalties Tuesday evening in thei...
Super Eagles coach Peseiro watches Morocco ahead of quarterfinal clash with Portugal
Published: December 07, 2022
Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro is at work in Qatar, watching the ongoing World Cup, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   The Portuguese football tactician has posted pictures on social media confirming that he was in attendance during Morocco's shootout win over Spain in a round of 16 clash at the Education Ci...
Chelsea legend hails impact of Ziyech in Morocco's shootout win over Spain
Published: December 07, 2022
Chelsea legend Pat Nevin had plenty of admiration and good reviews about the Morocco national team and stressed that the likes of Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech had a positive impact in the win.   Morocco beat Spain 3-0 on penalties after the game had gone into extra time with both sides playing out a goalless draw...
World Cup 2022 : Okocha lauds GK Bono, Atlas Lions defence after shootout win v Spain 
Published: December 06, 2022
Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay-Jay Okocha Tuesday evening heaped plaudits on the resolute Moroccan national team following their 3-0 win over 2010 world champions Spain via penalties in the round of 16.    The North Africans have never reached the last 8 of the tournament but has now joined Cameroon, Se...
Official : Warri-born central defender joins MLS club FC Dallas 
Published: December 06, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Major League Soccer club FC Dallas have announced the capture of Warri-born central defender Sebastien Ibeagha.    The 2022 MLS Cup champion joins FC Dallas as a free agent and has put pen to paper on a two-year deal with  club options for the 2025 and 2026 seasons...
Chelsea make transfer decision on Ghana-eligible winger
Published: December 06, 2022
Premier League giants Chelsea have made a transfer decision on Ghana-eligible winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.   There were suggestions that the Blues may prematurely end his loan deal with Bayer Leverkusen when the transfer window reopens next month.   It was previously claimed that Chelsea inserted a recall ...
'He's the hero of his nation' -  Three-time World Cupper Okocha lauds Croatia goalkeeper 
Published: December 05, 2022
Croatia have moved to the next stage of the 2022 World Cup after beating Japan 3-1 on penalties in a round of sixteen clash staged at the Al Janoub Stadium on Monday evening.   Two minutes before halftime, Daizen Maeda netted from close range to open the scoring for the Samurai Blue but Ivan Perisic headed i...
9 goals in 9 matches for youth team : Ebite catching the eye at Ajax Amsterdam 
Published: December 05, 2022
Golden Eaglets-eligible center forward Shedrach Ebite has been impressive for Ajax Amsterdam U17 team this season.    Uncapped at international level, Ebite has mustered nine goals in nine matches in the U17 Division 1 Fall and the highlight of his performance was netting a hat-trick against PEC Zwolle on Nove...
World Cup 2022 : Akinfenwa predicts England will beat Senegal 2-1 and Kane will score 
Published: December 04, 2022
London-born Nigerian striker Adebayo Akinfenwa is understandably rooting for England to beat Senegal when both countries face off in a round of 16 World Cup clash at the Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor on Sunday evening.    The Wycombe Wanderers legend says he has been impressed with the performances of Three Lions...
Battle of Lions : Bolton legend Okocha insists Senegal have what it takes to beat England 
Published: December 04, 2022
Bolton Wanderers legend Austin Jay-Jay Okocha is backing the Teranga Lions of Senegal to beat the Three Lions of England when both teams face off in a  round of sixteen World Cup clash at the Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday evening.    Senegal booked their place in the knockout rounds thanks to a dramatic 2-1 win ...
World Cup 2022 : Okocha praises brilliant Cameroon GK who made his debut last year v Nigeria 
Published: December 02, 2022
Cameroon defeated the number one ranked nation in the world, Brazil but crashed out of the 2022 World Cup on Friday night.    Switzerland's 3-2 win over Serbia in the other group game meant the Indomitable Lions finished third with four points, two less than the European side and table toppers Brazil.  ...
2022 World Cup : Nigerian fans have their say on Ghana captain Ayew penalty miss v Uruguay
Published: December 02, 2022
The Black Stars have crashed out of the 2022 World Cup after a 2-0 loss to Uruguay in a Group H matchday three encounter played at the Al-Janoub Stadium on Friday evening.  The West Africans were awarded a penalty in the 20th minute after Mohammed Kudus was fouled by goalkeeper Sergio Rochet Alvarez. The sk...
'They were punished' - Aghahowa explains why Ghana missed chance to qualify for round of 16
Published: December 02, 2022
Former Super Eagles striker Julius Aghahowa believes Ghana handed Uruguay the initiative early in their final Group H match at the Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah on Friday evening which led to the elimination of the Black Stars from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.     Uruguay defeated the team coached by Otto...