Why Semi Ajayi Has Emerged As The Most Important Player For Promotion Hopefuls West Brom
Published: October 17, 2019
West Brom are riding high in the standings of the English Championship following an impressive start to the 2019/2020 season, accruing 22 points from a possible 33 and have lost just one of their eleven fixtures so far to emerge as strong contenders to earn promotion to the topflight next term.If there is one player in...
South Korea Coach Reveals The Two Things That Impressed Him About Nigeria U17s
Published: October 17, 2019
South Korea U17 boss Kim Jung-soo heaped praise on the Golden Eaglets following his side's 4-2 defeat suffered at the hands of the five-time world champions on Wednesday evening. Olakunle Olusegun enhanced his growing reputation by scoring a brace for Nigeria while Divine Nwachukwu and Charles Etim also found the n...
Nigeria U17 4 South Korea U17 2 : Olusegun Bags Brace; No Debut For Ebiowei, Jinadu
Published: October 17, 2019
Five-time world champions at U17 level, Nigeria returned to winning ways in their penultimate friendly ahead of the World Cup by thrashing South Korea 4-2 on Wednesday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Manu Garba-led team lost 2-1 to Sao Paulo youth team in their first friendly on Brazilian soil on October ...
Missing Against Brazil, Ola Aina Gets The Medical Green Light To Face Udinese
Published: October 16, 2019
Super Eagles right-back Ola Aina is now available for selection ahead of Torino's clash with Udinese after returning from a short-term injury.The 23-year-old pulled out of the Nigeria squad that played a 1-1 draw with Brazil due to a domestic injury. The Chelsea Academy product trained on his own for two days and wasn'...
KFC Uerdingen Midfielder On International Future; Akpoguma, Torunarigha Choosing Germany; Maduka Okoye
Published: October 16, 2019
KFC Uerdingen midfielder Topmann Ugochukwu Izuwa has insisted that he is open to representing the Nigeria National Teams but will not turn down an invitation from the German Football Association to play for Germany. Born to Nigerian parents in France, he is eligible to represent three countries namely Nigeria, German...
Top Five Nigerian Exports To Watch Out For This Weekend
Published: October 16, 2019
Club football hostilities will return in few days time after an adventurous international break which saw Nigeria's Super Eagles emerge with credit in their 1-1 draw with five-time world champions Brazil.While it promises to be successful outings for Nigerians plying their trade abroad as always, we will look at five o...
FIFA To Foot Francis Uzoho's Wages For Six Months Plus After Suffering TTD
Published: October 16, 2019
Football's governing body, FIFA will pay Francis Uzoho's wages during his spell on the sidelines, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Deportivo de La Coruña-owned goalkeeper could be out of action for a minimum of six months after suffering a fracture of the meniscus and the anterior cruciate ligament of his left kne...
FIFA U17 World Cup : Ex-African Footballer Of The Year Warns On Golden Eaglets Pressure
Published: October 16, 2019
Nigeria's final 21-man squad for the 2019 FIFA World Cup is expected to be submitted to FIFA on Wednesday and as the Golden Eaglets hunt for a sixth title shot in Brazil, former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has called for caution from expectant Nigerian fans.Ikpeba who himself was in Nigeria's U-17 World Cup in ...
Lille Striker Osimhen Visits Former Club Sporting Charleroi
Published: October 15, 2019
Victor Osimhen is back to Europe after helping the Super Eagles secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Brazil in an entertaining friendly encounter on Sunday.The striker paid a courtesy visit to his former club Sporting Charleroi during the international break. Osimhen joined the Belgian club from Wolfsburg on a season-lon...
Rohr Identifies Two Key Attributes Of Super Eagles New Star Joe Aribo
Published: October 15, 2019
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo was one of the most brilliant players on show in Nigeria's 1-1 draw with Brazil on Sunday and manager Gernot Rohr has chipped in the two key attributes of the player and what the team are lucky to have him bring to the team.Aribo has carried his scintillating club form into the inte...
Sao Paulo Coach Rates The Performance Of Golden Eaglets After 2-1 Loss
Published: October 15, 2019
Sao Paulo youth team coach Marcos Vizolli pointed out that the Golden Eaglets players were goal-shy during their 2-1 loss to the South American team in a friendly on Monday evening. He admitted that Nigeria were the better side in the second stanza and tried to wreak havoc by using their wingers. Despite the nu...
Uzoho Set For Lengthy Layoff As AC Omonia Confirm Super Eagles Star Suffered ACL Injury
Published: October 15, 2019
Deportivo de La Coruña loanee Francis Uzoho faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury on Sunday as the Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by Brazil in a friendly in Singapore. Cypriot First Division club Omonia Nicosia, where Uzoho is spending the whole of the 2019-2020 season on loan, hav...
Ebiowei & Jinadu Not Involved; Oluwabusola Goes 90 For Nigeria U17s In Loss To Sao Paulo FC
Published: October 15, 2019
Five-time world champions at U17 level, Nigeria were beaten 2-1 by the youth team of Sao Paulo FC on Monday in their first test game on Brazilian soil ahead of the upcoming FIFA U17 World Cup. Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba handed a run-out to Bournemouth Academy product Joseph O...
Relief For Super Eagles Fans As Chelsea Star Tomori Remains Eligible For Nigeria
Published: October 15, 2019
Nigerians will be heaving signs of relief at the blast of the final whistle in Sofia on Monday evening, as even though England ran out emphatic 6-0 winners over Bulgaria in their European Championship qualifier, Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori remained an unused substitute throughout the encounter.The Calgary-born nati...
Nigerian Federation Pleaded With Mikel Not To Retire In 2013, Chelsea Icon Reveals
Published: October 14, 2019
John Obi Mikel has revealed that he wanted to call time on his international career with the Super Eagles in 2013 but was persuaded by the Nigeria Football Federation to rescind his decision. The Chelsea legend finally said goodbye to the national team after thirteen years following the Super Eagles third place fin...