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...
1994 AFCON winner blames Jordan Ayew, Amartey for Uruguay's opener, hails Suarez for assist
Published: December 02, 2022
Ghana face a monumental task to quality for the knockout rounds of the 2022 World Cup as they are trailing by two goals against Uruguay in their final group game at the Al Janoub Stadium.   It could have been a different story had Andre Ayew found the net from the penalty spot in the 21st minute.   The B...
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool interested in 2019 AFCON winner 
Published: December 02, 2022
Premier League giants Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool have added 2019 Africa Cup of Nations winner Ismael Bennacer to their transfer list amidst delay in contract renewal with AC Milan.   Carlo Laudisa in a chat on Carlo Pellegatti's Youtube channel (via Milan News) revealed that the former Arsenal midfielder...
'Hope Potter is watching', 'Has been superb' - Nigerians react to Ziyech's display for Morocco
Published: December 01, 2022
The Atlas Lions of Morocco have emerged as the second African team to qualify for the knockout rounds of the 2022 FIFA World Cup holding in Qatar after defeating Canada.    Morocco defeated the North American country 2-1 in a Group F matchday three encounter played at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha. Hakim ...