Official : Super Eagles central defender inks new contract with Scottish champions Rangers
Published: April 09, 2021
Nigeria international center back Leon Balogun has ended speculation about his future ahead of the opening of the transfer window after signing a new deal until the summer of 2022 with Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers. Balogun was offered a new contract by the Light Blues after playing a key role as t...
Lorient striker Moffi reaches highest market value after scoring seven goals in 2021
Published: April 09, 2021
Lorient striker Terem Moffi has reached his highest market value on the back of his fine form since the start of 2021, with seven goals in all competitions. According to Friday's update from the Transfermarkt portal, Moffi is now valued at eight million euros, the same fee Lorient paid KV Kortrijk to secure his ser...
Dinamo Zagreb's Atiemwen rated and slated after 'Choupo-Moting role' in loss to Villarreal
Published: April 09, 2021
Dinamo Zagreb were defeated 1-0 by Villarreal at the Stadion Maksimir in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday. Former Nigeria U23 international Believe Atiemwen made his first start in European competition this season, coming into the starting lineup in place of Bruno Petkovic, while S...
Super Eagles fullback Sanusi rated Porto's joint-worst player in loss to Chelsea
Published: April 08, 2021
Super Eagles fullback Zaidu Sanusi was rated the joint-worst player in the Porto side that lost 2-0 to Chelsea in a Champions League quarterfinal clash on Wednesday night. Mason Mount rifled home to break the deadlock in the 32nd minute before Ben Chilwell netted a crucial second goal with five minutes remaining. ...
Europa League: Ex-coach assesses what Atiemwen will bring to Dinamo Zagreb side vs Villarreal
Published: April 08, 2021
Sergej Jakirović, who coached Iyayi Atiemwen at Gorica, has highlighted what the ex-Nigeria U23 international will bring to the Dinamo Zagreb side if he is fielded in Thursday's Europa League quarterfinal clash against Villarreal. Atiemwen is heavily tipped to be involved in some capacity when the Croatian giants ...
'The goalkeeper is at fault' - Ex-Crystal Palace star refuses to blame Sanusi for Chelsea's first goal
Published: April 07, 2021
Zaidu Sanusi and his Porto teammates have a lot of work to do in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal meeting with Chelsea next week after losing 2-0 to the Premier League side at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán in Seville on Wednesday night. Super Eagles left-back Sanusi was reinstated to Porto...
Super Eagles move up to 32nd in FIFA Ranking, third best team in Africa
Published: April 07, 2021
Football governing body, Fifa, on Wednesday, April 7, published its latest rankings of National Teams.  The Super Eagles were involved in two international matches during the period under review, both of which they won against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. On the back of those victories, Nigeria have moved...
Nigeria commenced preparation for Benin clash without Iheanacho
Published: April 07, 2021
Over the last few days, the most significant Leagues worldwide have been put on hold temporarily to allow star players to fulfill their respective National teams' duties. Every player's dream is to get called up by their National team coach and participate in tournaments such as the Euros, Copa America, AFCON, and th...
Snapped : Slavia Prague's Nigeria international in traveling squad for UEL clash vs Arsenal
Published: April 06, 2021
Slavia Prague striker Peter Olayinka is in contention to face Arsenal in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening. The Nigeria international was among the players pictured departing for London on Tuesday afternoon. To get to the last eight, Czech champions Slavia s...
Barcelona's Nigeria captain Oshoala set for spell on the sidelines after going under the knife
Published: April 06, 2021
Nigeria captain Asisat Oshoala is set for a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on her right foot on Tuesday, Barcelona have informed via their official website. Though Barcelona have not disclosed the potential date she is expected to return to training, the former Arsenal and Liverpool striker is now ...
Photo : Pacy Super Eagles Fullback trains with Porto first team pre-Chelsea
Published: April 06, 2021
Pacy Super Eagles defender Zaidu Sanusi is seemingly in contention to be named in Porto's macthday squad when they take on Premier League side Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening. Sanusi watched proceedings from the bench as Porto beat his former team CD Santa Clara at the...
Former Manchester United striker Ighalo nets brace for Al Shabab on return from injury
Published: April 06, 2021
Former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo bagged a brace to help his Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab record a comprehensive 7-2 win against Twaeq in a friendly on Easter Monday. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer has received clearance to resume full training with Al Shabab after suffering an injury in the ...
Super Eagles defender reveals how his move to Glasgow Rangers came about
Published: April 05, 2021
Leon Balogun has explained how he joined Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers last summer. The Light Blues announced the capture of the central defender on a free transfer shortly after he ended his association with English Premier League side Brighton & Hove. Balogun was an integral part of the Range...
Goals keep flowing for Super Eagles star Onuachu as Genk striker scores for third game running
Published: April 05, 2021
Paul Onuachu was on target as Racing Genk registered a 3-2 win over Oud-Heverlee Leuven in a Belgian First Division A clash at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on Monday afternoon. The lanky striker has now scored in his last three matches for club and country, having netted twice off the bench in the 2021 Africa Cu...
Everton winger Iwobi explains how he is related to Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha
Published: April 05, 2021
Everton winger Alex Iwobi has confirmed that he is related by blood to the iconic former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Jay-Jay Okocha. The Nigeria international was full of praise for his uncle, labeling him a legend in his family, and revealed that he's always in touch with the former PSG, Fenerbahce and Bolton W...