Lille Coach Reveals Designated Penalty Taker After Osimhen's On-Field Debate With Ikone
Published: December 15, 2019
Lille coach Christophe Galtier has confirmed that Victor Osimhen is the designated penalty taker of the club after the Nigeria international was involved in an on-field debate with Jonathan Ikone during the first half of the Ligue 1 tie against Montpellier on Friday night. Five minutes before half-time, Ikone steppe...
Arsenal, Everton, Crystal Palace, 2 Other EPL Clubs To Watch Red-hot Bordeaux Striker Maja
Published: December 15, 2019
On matchday eighteen in the French Ligue 1, FC Girondins de Bordeaux welcome Strasbourg to the Stade Matmut-Atlantique, starting from 1500 hours, and two Nigeria internationals are in line to feature for the home team. Striker Josh Maja and winger Samuel Kalu were both included in Bordeaux's 19-man provisional squa...
Former Real Madrid Star Shattered Over Death Of U17 Golden Ball Winner Osondu
Published: December 14, 2019
Former Real Madrid striker and Super Eagles legend Mutiu Adepoju is shattered over the death of his former teammate, Philip Osondu, who passed away in Belgium on Thursday, December 12 at the age of 48, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Adepoju and Osondu were on the same Flying Eagles team that reached the final of the 19...
Lille Boss Reveals How Much It Will Cost To Sign Barcelona-Linked Striker Osimhen
Published: December 14, 2019
Speaking before Friday night's Ligue 1 match against Montpellier at Stade Pierre-Mauroy (Villeneuve d'Ascq), Lille President Gérard Lopez has valued Victor Osimhen in the region of 70 million euros but has ruled out a possible departure of the Nigeria international in the winter transfer market. It has been widely...
'Billy The Goat Is Still Haunting Me' - Super Eagles Striker Explains Story Behind Infamous Goal Celebration
Published: December 14, 2019
Anthony Ujah has explained the story behind his infamous goal celebration during Cologne's 4-2 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in a German Bundesliga clash at the RheinEnergieStadion on March 8 , 2015. The Nigeria international, who scored Cologne's fourth goal eight minutes from time, celebrated by running to the touc...
Nigeria's Joint-Top Scorer In Europe Emerges As Transfer Target For Club Brugge
Published: December 13, 2019
Heracles Almelo star Cyriel Dessers has emerged as a transfer target for Belgian First Division A side Club Brugge. Voetbal24.be citing Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws says Club Brugge are looking to sign a striker who scores plenty of goals and the Belgian-Nigerian fits the bill. Midfielder Hans Vanaken i...
Barcelona's Interest In Osimhen Becomes Complicated As Lille President Provides Fresh Update On Striker's Future
Published: December 13, 2019
Lille President Gérard Lopez has made it clear that he is not willing to sanction the sale of Victor Osimhen in the January and summer transfer windows. The Nigeria international continues to be linked with a departure from the Ligue 1 club, with Barcelona targeting him as a replacement for the ageing Luis Suarez....
African Giants Al Ahly Suffer Blow In Pursuit Of Blessing Eleke
Published: December 12, 2019
FC Luzern striker Blessing Eleke is being linked with a transfer to African powerhouse Al Alhy in the January transfer window, according to reports emanating from the Egyptian media. Al Ahly are now being managed by former Switzerland international defender René Weiler, who coached Eleke at Luzern during the 2018-2...
Super Eagles Winger Needs 5 More Goals Or 9 Games To Become A Permanent Nantes Player
Published: December 12, 2019
It is all but confirmed that Super Eagles winger Moses Simon will become a permanent Nantes player in the coming weeks, barring an injury or severe loss of form. La Liga side Levante inserted a purchase clause set at five million euros in the deal taking the Nigeria international to Nantes in August 2019. Our co...
'He Can Play At The Three Front Positions' - Rohr Impressed By Versatility Of Bordeaux Striker Maja
Published: December 12, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is impressed by the versatility of Bordeaux young star Josh Maja, saying the former Sunderland striker is capable of playing in three offensive positions. Maja became the latest dual-eligible outfield player to be handed an international debut by the German football tactician when he ...
Top 5 Youngest Nigerian Players To Score In Champions League As Barcelona's Fati Makes History
Published: December 12, 2019
Barcelona wonderkid Ansu Fati became the youngest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history after he got on the scoresheet against Inter Milan at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (Milano) on Tuesday, December 10, aged 17 years and 40 days. Fati was 1 year and 102 days younger than Nigeria's goalscorer since the...
Club Brugge's Super Eagles Star Produces Assist, Has Goal Ruled Out In Loss To Real Madrid
Published: December 12, 2019
Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis was not on the score sheet Wednesday night in Club Brugge's 3-1 defeat against 13 time European champions Real Madrid on Match day 6 of the UEFA Champions League but gave a very good account of himself in the Group A match at Brugge's Jan Breydelstadion.The Nigerian was i...
Why The Super Eagles Need Former Watford Striker Odion Ighalo Back In The Nigeria Team
Published: December 11, 2019
Izuchukwu Okosi in this report for allnigeriasoccer.com explains why a return to the Super Eagles of Nigeria may not be a bad idea following his unexpected international retirement.Shanghai Greenland Shenhua striker Odion Ighalo called time to his international football career moments after helping Nigeria to win bronz...
'He Is Not The Only One' - Atlanta Olympics Gold Medalist Speaks Out On Rohr's Contract Situation
Published: December 11, 2019
1996 Olympic Games gold medalist Garba Lawal has had his say on Gernot Rohr's contract situation, and has called on the Nigeria Football Federation to make their stand known on the future of the German football tactician. The former Nigeria international made a cryptic statement which suggested that Rohr's time with...
SC Heerenveen Dazzler Patiently Waiting To Hear From Rohr On Super Eagles Invitation
Published: December 11, 2019
SC Heerenveen winger Chidera Ejike is patiently waiting to hear from manager Gernot Rohr regarding a call-up to the Super Eagles. The former Valerenga Fotball star is Heerenveen's second top scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie this season with 6 goals in 15 matches and continues to earn rave reviews for his dribbling ski...