Aribo, Ejuke, Zirkzee, Werder Bremen's Agu, Luton's Adebayo named in TOTW squads
Published: December 06, 2021
Five Nigeria-eligible players including two Super Eagles stars have been named in Team of the Week squads by football statistics website Whoscored following their outstanding performance in the last round of matches. Glasgow Rangers central midfielder Joe Aribo has been included in the Scottish Premiership Team of ...
Colchester Utd GK open to representing Nigeria; cites Leicester, Man Utd icons as role models
Published: December 05, 2021
Teenage Colchester United goalkeeper Endurance Johnson is open to representing Nigeria's national teams. The 18-year-old would be coming with good credentials if invited to the Flying Eagles set-up having starred for the U18 and U23 teams of Colchester United in the current campaign. Several dual-eligible players...
Super Eagles number 10 responds to question on his best position for Glasgow Rangers
Published: December 05, 2021
Joe Aribo faced the media shortly after inspiring Glasgow Rangers to a 3-0 rout of Dundee in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday, a victory that sees the Light Blues move seven points clear of second placed Celtic. Aribo gave his side the lead when his shot found the back of the net thanks to a deflection from ...
Aribo strikes, forces own goal as Rangers make it four wins from four under GvB
Published: December 04, 2021
Glasgow Rangers made it four wins from four under new boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst following a 3-0 rout of Dundee in a Scottish Premiership match at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday evening. There were starts for Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey with the Nigeria international playing in the middle of the park and the ex-Super...
Hadn't been to Nigeria for 20 years : Rangers defender Bassey opens up on his Eagles experience
Published: December 04, 2021
Glasgow Rangers fullback Calvin Bassey has admitted that he had not been to Nigeria for approximately twenty years before his trip to Lagos to link up with the national team for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Central African Republic in October.   The 21-year-old earned a shock but merited call-up for the bac...
Eredivisie basement team priced out of move for Super Eagles striker, sporting director reveals
Published: December 04, 2021
Dutch Eredivisie basement team PEC Zwolle were interested in signing one-cap Nigeria international Cyriel Dessers in the summer transfer window but could not afford him, sporting director of the Blauwvingers, Mike Willems has revealed. Racing Genk's permanent acquisition of Canada international Ike Ugbo from Chelsea ...
Nigeria handed boost as Balogun returns to Rangers training Sunday, plus Ofoborh update
Published: December 03, 2021
Nigeria have been handed a boost of sorts ahead of the start of their training camp for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with news that one of their first-choice center backs Leon Balogun is on the road to full recovery. Balogun has not kicked a ball in a competitive fixture since Giovanni van Bronckhorst officially sta...
La Gazzetta dello Sport : Osimhen could return to training as from Tuesday
Published: December 03, 2021
Italian Serie A club Napoli are optimistic of Victor Osimhen returning to training as from Tuesday, December 7. The Nigeria international underwent a cheekbone and eye socket operation on November 23 and his estimated downtime was put at ninety days, which could rule him out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The...
Rangers' Super Eagles star earns Scottish Premiership Team of the Month honours
Published: December 03, 2021
Nigeria international Joe Aribo has been named in Whoscored.com's Scottish Premiership Team of the Month for November 2021. The versatile midfielder is one of two Rangers players selected in the ceremonial eleven, along with right-back James Tavernier. Last month, Aribo went the distance in the two games played b...
Highest scoring Nigerian in MLS history and Minnesota United go their separate ways
Published: December 03, 2021
Through their official website, Western Conference team Minnesota United have announced their roster update following the conclusion of the 2021 Major League Soccer season. The Loons have confirmed that they have declined contract options for seven players including 2016 Super Eagles invitee Fanendo Adi. Adi is el...
Super Eagles GK Okoye doubtful to return to action against AZ after agent's reveal
Published: December 02, 2021
Wessel Weezenberg, who handles the affairs of Maduka Okoye, has provided an update on the injury suffered by the Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper during the first half of the 1-0 loss to Ajax Amsterdam last weekend. The Super Eagles star had to be substituted midway through the first half after suffering a shoulder-related...
IFFHS Women's Best GK 2021 : Super Falcon joint-seventh along with Chelsea, Man City stars
Published: November 30, 2021
The International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) has voted Super Falcons star Chiamaka Nnadozie the joint-seventh Women's Best Goalkeeper in the world 2021. There was a three-way tie for seventh position with Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger and Manchester City netminder Ellie Roebuck also a...
'He's a talented defender' - Rangers manager GvB waxes lyrical about Nigerian young star
Published: November 29, 2021
New Rangers manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst has waxed lyrical about Nigerian starlet Calvin Bassey, labeling the 2021 Super Eagles invitee a talented defender. The 21-year-old has come in for the injured Leon Balogun in the last couple of games, filling in at center back. Even Bassey, who is predominantly a left-b...
AFCON 2021 : Another concern for Super Eagles as first choice GK goes off injured vs Ajax
Published: November 28, 2021
Sparta Rotterdam star Maduka Okoye might be facing a spell on the sidelines, few weeks before the Nigeria Football Federation announces the Super Eagles final roster for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Cameroon.   The injury suffered by Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is already causing Nigeria a headache, L...
Samson Tijani on his relationship with Salzburg starlets of Nigerian descent Okafor, Okoh, Adeyemi
Published: November 28, 2021
Former Golden Eaglets skipper Samson Tijani has spoken about his relationship with Red Bull Salzburg starlets of Nigerian descent Noah Okafor, Bryan Okoh, Chukwubuike Adamu, Karim Adeyemi and Justin Omoregie. Okafor, Adamu and Adeyemi are cap-tied to the senior national teams of Switzerland, Austria and Germany respec...