Why Lookman Did Not Feature In RB Leipzig's 2-1 Victory Over Benfica
Published: September 19, 2019
RB Leipzig started their 2019-2020 Champions League campaign on a bright note as brace from Timo Werner gave them a slim victory over Benfica on Tuesday.Though the Bundesliga side will be happy with the result, Nigerian star Ademola Lookman won't be too impressed as he was an unused substitute throughout the game.That ...
Liverpool Give Awoniyi Two Years To Obtain Work Permit Or Leave Club
Published: September 17, 2019
Taiwo Awoniyi has explained that Liverpool first team coach Jurgen Klopp played a key role in his loan move to German Bundesliga club Mainz 05. Klopp spent eighteen years at Mainz in different capacities, first as a player before he was appointed coach in 2001. Taiwo has embarked on his sixth loan spell since his...
Germany Ahead Of Nigeria In Race For Borussia Dortmund Wonderkid Collins
Published: August 29, 2019
The German Football Association are ahead of their Nigerian counterparts in the race for Borussia Dortmund central defender Nnamdi Collins, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The 2004-born player has been named on the standby list for Germany U16s upcoming friendlies against Austria on 5 and 8 September 2019 in Delmenhors...
VfL Osnabruck's Nigeria-Eligible Defender In Contention To Debut For Germany
Published: August 28, 2019
VfL Osnabruck fullback Felix Agu is in contention to play his first ever game for Germany at all levels after receiving a call-up to Germany's U21 national team on Wednesday, August 28. Stefan Kuntz's team will face Greece in a friendly match on September 5 and five days later they will lock horns with Wales in Wrexha...
Done Deal : Wolfsburg Loan Out Felix Uduokhai To FC Augsburg
Published: August 28, 2019
Through a press release published on their official website, Wolfsburg have announced that Germany U21 international of Nigerian descent, Felix Uduokhai has signed for Bundesliga rivals FC Augsburg on a season-long loan. Uduokhai is embarking on his first loan spell since joining Wolfsburg from 1860 Munich in the su...
Cologne's Ehizibue, Paderborn's Collins Make Big Impression On Bundesliga Debuts But Clubs Lose; Mainz's Awoniyi Cameo
Published: August 18, 2019
Three Nigerian players made their debuts in the German Bundesliga on the opening day of the 2019-2020 season. Munich-born Nigerian fullback Kingsley Ehizibue was in action for 90 minutes as FC Cologne suffered a 2-1 loss to VfL Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena. The 24-year-old signed a four-year contract with FC C...
'A Big Chance For Me To Play For This Club' - Ex-Arsenal Super Kid Amaechi Excited About Move To Hamburg
Published: July 29, 2019
Nigerian winger Xavier Amaechi is excited about his transfer to Hamburg and is aiming to make his professional debut for the German 2.Bundesliga side in the coming weeks. An England youth international, Amaechi quickly gave a thumbs up to the facilities at Hamburg in his first words as a player of Die Rothosen. ...
Official : Emmanuel Iyoha Extends Contract With Fortuna Dusseldorf
Published: June 19, 2019
Emmanuel Iyoha has extended his contract with Bundesliga club Fortuna Düsseldorf. The new agreement between club and player keeps him at the Merkur Spiel-Arena until June 30, 2022. Since 2011, the Germany youth international has been on the books of Fortuna Düsseldorf and has played 22 games for the first team....
The Only Reason Why 20-Goal Hero Could Remain At Wolfsburg Amid Interest From AC Milan
Published: May 26, 2019
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen ended the season on an impressive note as he scored a brace against Kortrijk on Wednesday and another 8.15-second goal against Antwerp in a game that ended 3-2 in Charleroi's defeat this afternoon, taking his tally for the season to 20 goals in all competitions. His strike against An...
Two Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Germany Squad For U17 EURO
Published: April 18, 2019
The German Football Association have announced the roster for the upcoming 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship taking place in Republic of Ireland, with two players of Nigerian descent making the cut. SC Freiburg's Noah Atubolu is among the two goalkeepers in the 20-man squad, while FC Liefering's Karim Adeyemi...
Germany Youth-Team Call-Ups For SC Freiburg's Atubolu, Liefering's Adeyemi
Published: March 11, 2019
Two players of Nigerian descent have received call-ups to Germany U17 national team for international matches this month. The German Football Association have confirmed through their official website that SC Freiburg goalkeeper Noah Atubolu and FC Liefering striker Karim-David Adeyemi have been invited to the nation...
Erzgebirge Aue Striker Eligible To Represent Nigeria Ends Goal Drought In Style
Published: March 10, 2019
Germany youth international of Nigerian descent Emmanuel Iyoha broke his eight-game goal drought while also providing his team's second of the day to condemn Jamilu Collins' Paderborn 07 to defeat as Erzgebirge Aue picked up a 2-1 win in the German 2. Bundesliga.Prior to scoring at the Erzgebirgsstadion yesterday, the ...
Joseph Yobo Names Bayern Munich's Most Outstanding Defender Vs Liverpool
Published: February 20, 2019
Former Nigeria international, Joseph Yobo has lauded the performance of Bayern Munich full-back, Joshua Kimmich following the goalless draw with Liverpool in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League game. Speaking as a co-analyst on Supersports alongside ex Chelsea and Manchester United stars, Andy Townsend and Dwight Yorke ...
Ex-Bayern Munich Striker Adeyemi Named Among Most Experienced Youngsters In Europe
Published: February 19, 2019
Former Bayern Munich starlet Karim Adeyemi has been named among the most experienced young players in Europe from 22 European competitions per year of birth by CIES Football Observatory. The rankings were elaborated using an exclusive methodology weighting domestic league minutes played by footballers during the las...
NFF Target Torunarigha Joins PSG's Mbappe, Barca's Dembele In U21 Team Of The Year
Published: January 01, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation target Jordan Torunarigha has been chosen in the U21 Team of the Year Europe's Top Five Leagues by influential football statistics website Whoscored. Reviewing the most outstanding youngsters playing in the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A, the Hertha Berli...