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...
Bundesliga Wrap : Akpoguma Scores OG; Uduokhai Denied By VAR; Torunarigha Shines; Collins Goes 90; Lookman, Bazee Subbed In
Published: May 16, 2020
Football is back, and so are the Nigeria-eligible exports in the German Bundesliga. Thus, allnigeriasoccer.com rounds up the performances of every one of them on Saturday afternoon. At the Red-Bull Arena, Ademola Lookman was introduced off the bench in Leipzig's 1-1 draw with Freiburg, with the attacker coming close t...
Europe's Top 5 Leagues : Collins Is First Nigeria-Born Player To Start A League Game In 68 Days
Published: May 16, 2020
Nigeria national-teamer Jamilu Collins has been named in the SC Paderborn's starting lineup for their German Bundesliga clash against Fortuna Dusseldorf at the Spiel-Arena on Saturday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The European Leagues were halted in March, apart from the Belarusian Premier League, due to ...
'I Think I Am Ready' - Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Looks Forward To Resumption Of Bundesliga
Published: May 16, 2020
Former Nigeria U-17 starlet Taiwo Awoniyi is looking forward to the resumption of the German Bundesliga this weekend amid the Coronavirus pandemic.Awoniyi on loan from Premier League champions in waiting, Liverpool, is expected to play a part for his on loan club on Sunday Mainz 04 as they face Cologne at home. Awoniyi...
Brighton & Hove Loanee Leon Balogun Not Closing The Door On Return To Germany
Published: May 15, 2020
German-born Nigeria international Leon Balogun has refused to rule out a return to the German Bundesliga . The future of the central defender will be the subject of speculation in the coming weeks as his contract with Brighton & Hove runs out at the end of next month. Balogun played for only German clubs until the...
Former Germany U20 Skipper Akpoguma Drawing Interest From Lyon
Published: May 10, 2020
Former Germany U20 skipper Kevin Akpoguma is drawing interest from French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Lyonnais, according to  L'Equipe. Lyon are disappointed with the performance of Joachim Andersen since his big money move from Sampdoria last summer and are searching for his replacement ahead of the opening of the tr...
Former Borussia Dortmund Midfielder Oliseh Backs Sane's Potential Move From Man City
Published: May 06, 2020
Former Nigeria international and later head coach of the national team Sunday Oliseh  on Wednesday backed the potential move from Manchester City to Bayern Munich of winger Leroy Sane who is recuperating from a season long injury.Sane was injured in City's Community Shield game against Liverpool and was recovering fro...
Exclusive: Nigerian Left-back Who Models His Game After Alaba Agrees New Deal With Freiburg
Published: April 21, 2020
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Nigerian youngster Kimberly Ezekwem has ended speculation about his future by agreeing a new deal with German Bundesliga side SC Freiburg. The promising defender would have walked away from Freiburg as a free agent on July 1, 2020 if he did not accept the proposal fr...