The reason Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is angry and disappointed
Published: January 27, 2022
According to Corriere del Mezzogiorno via Area Napoli, Victor Osimhen is angry and disappointed that he missed out on the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in addition to his complex recovery from injury. The Napoli striker was originally included in Nigeria's 28-man squad for the ongoing tournament in Cameroon but was fo...
Rangers boss reveals why he resisted the temptation to include Aribo in squad vs Livingston
Published: January 27, 2022
Rangers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst has confirmed that Joe Aribo has returned to Glasgow after international duty with the Super Eagles at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.   The Nigeria number 10 is at the disposal of the Dutch football tactician for upcoming Scottish Premiership games against Ross County, Celt...
Cardiff City interested in signing 2015 Nigeria U23 invitee ahead of transfer deadline
Published: January 26, 2022
2015 Nigeria U23 invitee Uche Ikpeazu is being linked with a departure from Championship outfit Middlesbrough before the close of the January transfer window on Monday.   Football Insider says Cardiff City are interested in signing the Reading academy product this month but have to fend off competition for the Anglo-...
Nigeria handed boost as Southampton star shuns Black Stars ahead of 2022 World Cup playoff
Published: January 26, 2022
Southampton center back Mohammed Salisu has turned down a potential call-up to Ghana's Black Stars ahead of the eagerly anticipated 2022 World Cup playoff matches with West African rivals Nigeria in March. The 22-year-old was born in Ghana and also qualifies to represent the country through his parents but has no in...
'You are the best' - Many Nigerian ladies stand by Okoye as GK breaks his silence
Published: January 26, 2022
Maduka Okoye has taken to social media to break his silence following the Super Eagles' elimination from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after a shock 1-0 loss to Tunisia on Sunday. The Watford loanee and Everton winger Alex Iwobi have both been scapegoated by the fans and media for the defeat to the north Africa...
Super Eagles no 10 to be assessed ahead of Rangers' clash vs Livingston on Wednesday
Published: January 25, 2022
Joe Aribo's participation in Rangers' Scottish Premiership match versus Livingston on Wednesday will be determined only after a fitness test. The Super Eagles number 10 started and was in action for 88 minutes as Nigeria suffered a shock 1-0 loss to Tunisia to exit the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in the round of six...
AFCON 2021 : Musa admits Super Eagles' 100 percent wasn't good enough to beat Tunisia
Published: January 25, 2022
Ahmed Musa has taken to social media to share his thoughts on the Super Eagles elimination from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after a shock 1-0 loss to Tunisia. Musa looked apprehensive as the cameras focused on the Super Eagles bench after Youssef Msakni had opened the scoring for the north Africans. Manager A...
Two players of Nigerian descent combine to score for Chelsea U18s in 4-1 win vs Aston Villa
Published: January 25, 2022
Chelsea have returned to the top of the U18 Premier League South table after a convincing 4-1 win over Aston Villa on Tuesday afternoon with several youngsters of Nigerian descent on parade. Chelsea had in their starting lineup fullback Derrick Abu and Louis Flower while Richard Olise, younger brother of 2021 Super E...
'He has been heartbroken' - Ex-Chelsea star says it was terrible decision to send off Iwobi vs Tunisia
Published: January 25, 2022
Nigeria, the only country with a hundred percent win record in the group stage, were surprisingly knocked out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday following a 1-0 defeat suffered at the hands of Tunisia. Installed as favourites to win their fourth African title after the group stage, the Super Eagles could n...
Former Arsenal star breaks his silence after Nigeria's shock exit from AFCON 2021
Published: January 25, 2022
Former Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has broken his silence following Nigeria's shock exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday night. The Nigeria international had not commented on social media after the 1-0 loss to north African giants Tunisia and even deactivated the comment section on his Instagram account. ...
Okocha names the two players that should be held responsible for Tunisia's goal vs Nigeria
Published: January 25, 2022
Nigeria legend Austin Okocha has insisted that goalkeeper Maduka Okoye and right-back Ola Aina should be held responsible for Tunisia's match-winning strike against the Super Eagles in a round of sixteen Africa Cup of Nations clash on Sunday night. Less than two minutes after the restart, Tunisia took a shock lead as ...
Official : 2013 Africa Cup of Nations-winning midfielder joins Saudi club Al-Adalah
Published: January 25, 2022
Saudi Arabian First League club Al-Adalah have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Eddy Onazi on undisclosed terms. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations-winning central midfielder is the third player signed by Al-Adalah in the January transfer window. Onazi comes with a rich pedigree, representing the Supe...
Official : Nigeria international inks new deal with Primera Iberdrola club Atletico Madrid
Published: January 25, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Atletico Madrid have announced that Nigeria international Rasheedat Ajibade has committed her future to the Spanish Primera Iberdrola club by signing a new contract. The Super Falcon is now tied to Las Rojiblancas until 2025 after putting pen to paper on a new three-year d...
Key stats : Aina top dribbler & best rated Eagle; Simon most key passes; Ndidi shots; Omeruo aerial duels
Published: January 24, 2022
Despite their shock defeat to Tunisia on Sunday night, the Super Eagles players came out tops in several performances indices., according to stats from football statistics website Whoscored.With a rating of 7.27, Torino fullback Ola Aina was the best rated Super Eagles player, placing first ahead of Wilfred Ndidi (6.82...
Every word Aribo said about Super Eagles, loss to Tunisia, what went wrong, Iwobi's red card
Published: January 24, 2022
Joe Aribo is one of the Nigeria players leaving with his reputation intact despite the Super Eagles' shock elimination from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-0 loss to Tunisia on Sunday night. The Super Eagles number 10 bagged his first assist for the national team in the win against Egypt and set the tou...