CIES : Cologne's Ehizibue Is Top Tackler In Bundesliga; Paderborn's Collins Top Interceptor
Published: June 02, 2020
CIES Football Observatory has revealed the players with the best statistics during the current German Bundesliga season for eight different indicators and two Nigerian fullbacks came top in two categories. The pacy Cologne right-back Kingsley Ehizibue, who was named in Nigeria's squad for the postponed Africa Cup of ...
Bad Day At The Office For Paderborn's Collins As Dortmund's Sancho Sets New Bundesliga Record
Published: May 31, 2020
It was a bad day at office on Sunday evening for Super Eagles left-back Jamilu Collins and his Paderborn side who fell to a 6-1 drubbing at the hands of a Jadon Sancho-inspired Borussia Dortmund, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.The Nigerian tasked with keeping the talented Sancho at bay failed to get to grips with the tri...
Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Admits Missed Chances Cost Mainz Against Hoffenheim
Published: May 30, 2020
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi has admitted that Mainz paid the price for their missed chances as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Kevin Akpoguma's Hoffenheim at the OPEL Arena on Saturday afternoon. Mainz have found goals hard to come by in their last three Bundesliga matches, scoring only once in a 1-1 d...
Bundesliga Wrap : Bazee Makes Full Augsburg Debut; Awoniyi's Goal Disallowed; Torunarigha Impresses; Akpoguma Subbed In
Published: May 30, 2020
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the German Bundesliga on Saturday, May 30. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted. At the Olympiastadion in Berli...
Bundesliga Wrap MD 28 : Awoniyi Starts; Ehizibue Subbed Out; Collins, Uduokhai Shine; Torunarigha Booked; Lookman Features
Published: May 27, 2020
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the German Bundesliga on matchday 28.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.On Tuesday, Nigerian Federation target Josh...
Bazee, Once Tipped As Heir Apparent To Victor Moses, Reacts To Scoring First Bundesliga Goal
Published: May 25, 2020
Augsburg winger Noah Sarenren Bazee has spoken of his happiness at scoring his first-ever goal in the German Bundesliga in Sunday's impressive 3-0 road win against Schalke 04 at the VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen). The former Hannover 96 man has struggled with injuries in the last three years, which has stalled his ca...
Former Super Eagles Invitee Scores First-Ever Bundesliga Goal Four Years After Debut
Published: May 24, 2020
Former Super Eagles invitee Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee scored his first-ever German Bundesliga goal as Augsburg registered a 3-0 win against Schalke 04 at the VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen) on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The visitors took the lead after six minutes thanks to Eduard Loewen and the sc...
Bundesliga Wrap : Torunarigha Stars; Collins Goes 90; Ujah Subbed In; Akpoguma Benched; Zirkzee In Matchday Squad
Published: May 23, 2020
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the German Bundesliga on matchday 27. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted. On Friday, Nigerian Federation target Jordan Torunar...
Awoniyi Relieved After Scoring First Goal For Mainz , Waiting For Liverpool To Be Crowned Champions
Published: May 23, 2020
Former Nigeria U23 international Taiwo Awoniyi was a relieved man after netting his maiden goal in Mainz 05 colours in a 2-2 draw with Cologne last weekend. Prior to the fixture at the RheinEnergieStadion, the Liverpool-owned striker had not celebrated a league goal for almost a year, with his last strike coming aga...
Mainz Coach Lifts The Lid On Why Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Was Handed Game Time Vs Cologne
Published: May 21, 2020
Mainz 05 coach Achim Beierlorzer has explained that Liverpool-owned striker Taiwo Awoniyi was handed game time in last weekend's Bundesliga clash against Cologne because he was impressive in training ahead of their trip to the RheinEnergieStadion. Before the league was halted in March, the former Nigeria internation...
The Bundesliga Is Back After 2 Months!
Published: May 20, 2020
Around two months ago, almost all of the world’s sporting leagues had to be suspended due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic. The English Premier League, the most-watched sports league in the entire world, was suspended indefinitely on 3rd April 2020 as we buckled up for the fight against coronavirus.While the figh...
German-Nigerian Center Back Named To Bundesliga Team Of The Week
Published: May 19, 2020
German-born Nigerian central defender Jordan Torunarigha has been named to Whoscored.com's Bundesliga Team of the Week following the conclusion of the matchday 26 fixtures. The former Germany U20 star was impressive in the heart of defence as Hertha Berlin registered a 3-0 win against Kevin Akpoguma's Hoffenheim. ...
2013 U17 World Cup Winner Awoniyi Reacts After Second Goal In German Football
Published: May 17, 2020
In his seventh appearance for Mainz 05 since his loan move from Liverpool last summer, 2013 U17 World Cup-winning striker Taiwo Awoniyi scored his second goal in German football but his first in the Bundesliga as Mainz came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Cologne. Awoniyi found playing opportunities hard ...
Liverpool Loanee Becomes 7th Youngest Nigerian-born Player To Score In Bundesliga; Okocha Youngest
Published: May 17, 2020
Liverpool-owned striker Taiwo Awoniyi finally opened his goalscoring account for Mainz 05 as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Kingsley Ehizibue's Cologne at RheinEnergieStadion on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports It was his first goal in German football since he found the net against FC Heidenheim in Ma...
'We Were Lucky That Uduokhai's Goal Was Ruled Out' - Wolfsburg Coach Admits After Win At Augsburg
Published: May 17, 2020
Wolfsburg coach Oliver Glasner has conceded that his side were lucky to get all three points in their 2-1 win at Augsburg on Saturday afternoon. Just two minutes after his introduction off the bench, German-Nigerian center back Felix Uduokhai saw his goal, scored through a header, chalked off following a VAR review...