'We take away a player at the back' - Finidi hints at new formation for WCQs v Bafana Bafana, Cheetahs 
Published: May 26, 2024
Super Eagles coach Finidi George has more or less confirmed that he will set up his team in a new formation for the 2026 World Cup qualifying matches against South Africa's Bafana Bafana and Benin's Cheetahs.  Finidi is relatively inexperienced as a top level coach although he was assistant to erstwhile S...
U17 AFCONQ Nigeria 0 Ivory Coast 1: Youbah Coulibaly's strike ends Golden Eaglets clean sheet run
Published: May 25, 2024
The Golden Eaglets could not keep a fourth consecutive clean sheet at the 2024 WAFU B U17 AFCON qualifiers after suffering a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast in a semifinal clash played on Saturday night at the University of Ghana Stadium. Ivory Coast started the game on the front foot and got the first shot on target of t...
'Eager to make a strong contribution' - Ismail Sodiq reacts to his first Super Eagles call-up
Published: May 25, 2024
Remo Stars defender Ismail Sodiq has reacted to his first call up to the Super Eagles having been handed his maiden invitation ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin. Sodiq was one of the six defenders invited by coach Finidi George ahead of the vital back-to-back qualification ga...
Chelsea closing in on deal for Nigerian striker who shares the same agent with Romeo Lavia
Published: May 24, 2024
Chelsea are on the verge of signing talented Nigerian striker Ibrahim Hafiz Umar, who shares the same agent with Belgium international Roméo Lavia. As reported by transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the Blues are said to be close to agreeing a deal with Nigerian outfit Ojodu City Academy for the services of Umar. H...
Nigeria squad announcement: Lookman, Osimhen, Chukwueze, Onyeka, Ndidi named in 23-man squad 
Published: May 24, 2024
Nigeria’s Head Coach, Finidi George, has picked rave-of-the-moment Ademola Lookman, African Player of the Year Victor Osimhen and safe hands Stanley Nwabali among a crop of 23 players who will do battle with South Africa’s Bafana Bafana and the Cheetahs of Benin Republic in upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying m...
'It could have been six, seven' - Manu Garba admits Golden Eaglets were not efficient in front of goal 
Published: May 24, 2024
Speaking at the post-match press conference after his side's 3-0 win against Togo in their final group game of the 2024 WAFU Zone B U17 Championship, Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba urged his strikers to be more efficient in front of goal.  Five-time world champions Nigeria are through to the semifinals of the...
'What I have on my phone is amazing' - Finidi reckons he knows strengths and weaknesses of Bafana Bafana
Published: May 23, 2024
Nigeria head coach Finidi George reckons that he knows the strengths and weaknesses of South Africa's national team ahead of a crucial 2026 World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on June 7. At a media briefing in Lagos on Wednesday, th...
Finidi reacts to Lookman's spectacular display, confirms Atalanta hat-trick hero is in squad for 2026 WCQs
Published: May 23, 2024
Nigeria manager Finidi George was on media duties on Wednesday and one of the topics he touched on was Ademola Lookman's spectacular display during Atalanta's win against Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League final at the Dublin Arena.  The Europa League final had focused on Atalanta's Netherlands inter...
WAFU B U17 AFCONQ: Five observations from Golden Eaglets' 3-0 win against Togo 
Published: May 23, 2024
Nigeria secured their spot in the semifinals of the  WAFU Zone B U17 Championship by defeating Togo 3-0 in the final group stage match. This victory propelled Nigeria to the semifinals with a total of seven points earned from three games. Allnigeriasoccer presents five key observations from the match. 1) Man...
WAFU B U17 AFCONQ Nigeria 3 Togo 0: Abdulmuiz Adeleke and Adams find the net for Golden Eaglets
Published: May 23, 2024
The Golden Eaglets have qualified for the semifinal of the WAFU Zone B U17 Championship, having defeated Togo 3-0 in their final group game played on Thursday morning. Coach Manu Garba made two changes to the side that defeated Niger, with John Ogwuche replacing the injured Boluwatife Ekishola while Edward Ochigbo w...
WAFU B U17 AFCONQ: Golden Eaglets crunch tie with Togo gets new date and time
Published: May 22, 2024
The Golden Eaglets final group game in the WAFU B AFCON U17 qualifiers against Togo has been postponed. According to information garnered from the official X handle of the West African Football Union Zone B, it revealed that match will now take place on Thursday at the Rugby Pitch of the University of Ghana at 0900 ...
Team news: Manu Garba likely to stick with almost the same starting lineup; Abdulganiyu still injured 
Published: May 21, 2024
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba is likely to stick with the same set of players that registered a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Republic of the Niger when his side face off with Togo in their final group game of the 2024 WAFU B U17 Championship on Wednesday.  The Nigeria ma...
'I respected England' - Iwobi explains why he chose Super Eagles over Three Lions at senior level 
Published: May 20, 2024
Fulham midfielder Alex Iwobi has explained why he chose to play for the Nigeria national team at senior level, rather than England where he grew up.  The Hale End Academy graduate represented England's U16, U17, and U18 teams before becoming cap-tied to the Super Eagles with his competitive debut against Egypt ...
'We beat Ghana 6-1' - Manu Garba highlights the pedigree of most successful U17 team in the world 
Published: May 20, 2024
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba faced the cameras on Sunday night, shortly after his side recorded a hard-fought 1-0 win over neighbors Niger in their second group match at the ongoing  WAFU Zone B U17 AFCON qualifiers. The Golden Eaglets, who played with ten men for about half an hour following the dismissal of ...
England squads announcement: Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham starlets eligible for Nigeria selected
Published: May 20, 2024
The English Football Association announced the Young Lions' rosters on Monday morning ahead of international matches later this month, with four Nigeria-eligible players getting invites. History-making Arsenal forward Ethan Nwaneri, the youngest-ever player to feature in the English top flight, has been named in...