Chelsea Nigerian Teen Sensation Takes Tally To 20 Goals With Brace Vs Sunderland
Published: April 08, 2017
Chelsea U23s have climbed to fourth on the Premier League 2 (Division 1) table following their 3-0 rout of Sunderland U23s at Stamford Bridge on Friday night. On 38 minutes, English-born Nigerian wonderkid Ike Ugbo doubled The Blues advantage with a diving header that found the back of the net.Five minutes after the in...
Twenty Three Players Of Nigerian Descent Called Up By England Youth Teams This Season
Published: April 05, 2017
Twenty-three Nigerian players have been called up to England’s youth teams since the start of the 2016-2017 season.With six players called up, Chelsea have contributed the most players of Nigerian heritage, followed by Arsenal who have five players on the list, Man City have three.Nine players, including Chelsea ...
In-Demand Eupen Striker Onyekuru Nets 13th And 14th League Goal
Published: April 01, 2017
Highly coveted Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru scored his 13th and 14th goal in the Belgian First Division A in Eupen’s 2-2 draw with Roeselare on Saturday night.The crucial goals prevented Eupen from losing the tie after conceding two goals in the first half. After a rapid counterattack, Onyekuru reduced the def...
Super Eagles Striker Aaron Samuel Explains Relationship With Teammates
Published: March 30, 2017
Super Eagles striker Aaron Samuel has spoken about his relationship with his teammates at CSKA Moscow.The youngster returned to the Muscovites in the January transfer window, penning a four-and-a-half-year contract which will keep him in the Russian capital until the end of the 2020-21 season.“I communicate with ...
Blackpool Wonderkid Osayi-Samuel Is Talk Of The Town After Scoring Third Goal In Two Games
Published: March 25, 2017
Bright Osayi-Samuel is in the form of his life, with the Nigerian-born winger netting his third goal in two games in Blackpool’s 2-1 win over Hartlepool United in the League Two on Saturday afternoon.The 19-year-old cancelled out Lewis Alessandra’s opener with a neat finish into the far corner in the 21st m...
Nigeria-Burkina Faso Friendly On The Brink Of Being Cancelled, Only 8 Players Granted Visa
Published: March 25, 2017
The proposed friendly between Nigeria and Burkina Faso at the Hive Stadium in London is on the brink of being cancelled.The President of the Burkinabé Football Federation, Sita Sangaré, stated that the invited players, officials and coaching staff encountered difficulties with their visa applications to t...
Exclusive: Chippa United Goalkeeper Akpeyi Starts Ahead Of Ikeme, Ezenwa
Published: March 23, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has been considered ahead of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Carl Ikeme to start in goal against Senegal.As exclusively reported by this website four hours ago, Kenneth Omeruo, Elderson Echiejile, William Troost-Ekong and Leon Balogun are the defenders n...
Super Eagles Take A Stroll Around Crowne Plaza Hotel, Off For Crucial Team Meeting With Rohr
Published: March 23, 2017
The Super Eagles players conducted their customary team walk on Thursday morning, with only nine hours left before they step out onto the Hive Stadium turf for their first game of 2017 against Senegal, allnigeriasoccer.com understands.The team walk is a ritual during match days and helps the squad to bond and interact ...
Rohr Begins Observing Kayode, Echiejile On Wednesday, Players Arrive London Camp
Published: March 21, 2017
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will begin running the rule over Sporting Gijon defender Elderson Echiejile and Austria Vienna striker Olarenwaju Kayode on Wednesday, March 22.Both players finally showed up at the Super Eagles Crowne Plaza Hotel camp on Tuesday. Echiejile could not report for duty as instructed on Monday bec...
Senegal Camp In Disarray Over Visa, Flight Ticket Problems Ahead Of Nigeria Friendly
Published: March 21, 2017
The Senegalese squad encountered visa problems ahead of their international friendly against Nigeria at the Hive Stadium on Thursday, March 23.Gawlo.net says the Senegalese Federation arranged for the players without valid visas to England, those in possession of a Senegalese passport only, to travel to Paris, where th...
Iwobi, Ndidi, Musa, Success,Troost-Ekong Delighted With Preparations For Senegal Friendly
Published: March 21, 2017
Super Eagles stars have taken to social media to express their delight and post pictures after the first training session on Tuesday morning. Two days before they take on Senegal in an international friendly, sixteen players practiced at the Hive Stadium training ground under the guidance of German manager Gernot Rohr...
Echiejile Undergoing Personal Training, Awaiting Feedback Over Visa Application
Published: March 21, 2017
Sporting Gijon left back Elderson Echiejile is racing against the clock to arrive in London ahead of the national team’s international friendly fixtures, allnigeriasoccer.com understands. The Monaco loanee is still awaiting positive feedback from the British Embassy regarding his application for a visa, but he is...
Man City Starlet Iheanacho, 12 Super Eagles Stars In London Camp 2000 Hours Local Time
Published: March 20, 2017
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is set to take part in the Super Eagles first training session on Tuesday after arriving the Crowne Plaza Hotel.The latest arrivals in camp apart from the City number 72 are Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun and Gent’s William Troost-Ekong.Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akp...
Sunderland Provide Update On Fitness Of Super Eagles Striker
Published: March 18, 2017
Sunderland manager David Moyes has provided an update on the fitness of Victor Anichebe, who has been on the sidelines since January after picking up an injury against his old club West Brom.The Nigeria international is presently undergoing his rehabilitation in the United States but is expected to return to Sunderland...
Arsenal Scout Watches Ex-Target Iheanacho Make Cameo Vs Monaco
Published: March 16, 2017
Arsenal scout Gilles Grimandi witnessed the Champions League meeting between Monaco and Manchester City at Stade Louis II on Wednesday night.The former Gunners defender, who is the club’s chief scout in France, came to run the rule over the stars playing for both teams. Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho had...