Gattuso Happy Over Osimhen's Return As Napoli Create Club Record In Loss To Verona
Published: January 24, 2021
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso was delighted to see the club's most expensive signing in history, Victor Osimhen return to action as his side were beaten 3-1 by Verona in a Serie A clash on Sunday. The Nigeria international came off the bench in the 65th minute as a replacement for Andrea Petagna - his first appearan...
Nigeria Handed Boost Ahead Of AFCONQ As Osimhen Is Named In Napoli Matchday Squad vs Verona
Published: January 24, 2021
Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with Benin and Lesotho, with their leading scorer in the qualifiers, Victor Osimhen given the medical all-clear to return to action. Nigeria's most expensive player in history has been selected by manager Gennaro Gattuso f...
'I've Got Kelechi' - Leicester Boss Counting On Iheanacho To Provide Cover For Injured Jamie Vardy
Published: January 22, 2021
Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Kelechi Iheanacho is among the attack-minded players he is counting on to provide cover the injured Jamie Vardy. The Foxes top scorer will have a minor operation for a hernia issue, effectively ruling him out of the trip to Brentford for the fourth round of the...
Villarreal Target Versatile Newcastle United Star To Provide Cover For Injured Chukwueze
Published: January 21, 2021
Villarreal manager Unai Emery is targeting a move for versatile Newcastle United defender Javier Manquillo in the January transfer window, according to reports. The Yellow Submarine have been forced to delve into the transfer market after their Nigerian star Samuel Chukwueze suffered a groin injury which may requir...
IFFHS : Enyimba Nigeria's Best Club 2020, Rank 352nd In World Above Bordeaux, Anderlecht
Published: January 21, 2021
The International Federation of Football History & Statistics has published the club world ranking for 2020 with Enyimba cracking the top 400, the only Nigeria Professional Football League side that made the list. Using the weighted points per game methodology, Enyimba finished second in the NPFL table in the curta...
Olayinka Scores Against His Former Club As Slavia Prague Advance To Czech MOL Cup Last Sixteen
Published: January 19, 2021
Slavia Prague advanced to the last sixteen of the Czech MOL Cup on Tuesday following a 4-1 hammering of Sunday Faleye's Dukla Prague at the Sinobo Stadium (Praha). One-cap Nigeria international Peter Olayinka has now scored in all the competitions he has been involved in this season after finding the net in today's ...
'Has Been The Bright Light' - Ex-West Brom Defender Rates Ajayi As Best Player For EPL Strugglers
Published: January 19, 2021
Retired Nigeria international Sam Sodje has rated Semi Ajayi as the best player in a West Brom side battling with relegation at the halfway stage of the season. The Super Eagles star has used his height to good advantage, winning 2.2 aerial duels per game and scored via headers against Liverpool and most recently a...
Former Flying Eagles Midfielder Attracting Interest From Charlton Athletic
Published: January 19, 2021
Former Nigeria U20 international Nnamdi Ofoborh is on the radar of League One club Charlton Athletic in the January transfer window, according to reports. London News Online says The Addicks are interested in a permanent deal for the Bournemouth central midfielder. Ofoborh has entered the final six months of hi...
WAFU B U17 Nigeria 2 Ivory Coast 3 : Abdullahi Nets Late Brace As Eaglets Fail To Defend Title
Published: January 18, 2021
Golden Eaglets failed to defend their WAFU-UFOA Zone B title after they were beaten 3-2 by Ivory Coast in the tournament showpiece staged at the Stade de Kégué, Lomé on Monday night.  The Baby Elephants have emerged as a tricky foe for Nigeria, beating the five-time world champions 1-0 in both countries opener twe...
Super Eagles Star Ogu On Trial At Denizlispor, To Be Coverted To Center Back If Signed
Published: January 18, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Turkish Super Lig strugglers Denizlispor have taken Nigeria international John Ogu on trial with a view to a transfer in the January transfer window. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze medalist has been on the lookout for a new employer since parting company with Saudi Arabi...
Four Nigerians On Show As Chelsea End Fulham's Six-Match Unbeaten Run
Published: January 16, 2021
Chelsea have ended Fulham's six-match unbeaten run in all competitions following their 1-0 victory in a Premier League match at Craven Cottage on Saturday evening. As for team news, Fulham boss named three players of Nigerian descent Tosin Adarabioyo, Ademola Lookman and Ola Aina in his starting lineup, and Josh Ono...
Burkina Faso 0 Nigeria 1 : Papo Finishes Off Brilliant Team Goal As Eaglets Qualify For U17 AFCON
Published: January 15, 2021
Five-time world champions Nigeria have qualified for the 2021 U17 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Morocco courtesy of their hard-fought 1-0 win against Burkina Faso in the zonal qualifiers on Friday evening. The defending champions of WAFU-UFOA B struggled to create clear cut chances in the first half as both team...
Hapoel Hadera On The Brink Of Announcing The Signing Of One-Time Barcelona Target Usman
Published: January 11, 2021
Israeli Premier League side Hapoel Hadera are on the verge of announcing the signing of Nigeria international Muhammed Usman. One.co.il reported on Sunday evening that Usman arrived in Israel this past weekend and is expected to be officially presented as a player of Hapoel Hadera in the coming hours as he has agr...
Ex-Flying Eagles Star Makes Debut For Galatasaray 561 Days After Joining Turkish Giants
Published: January 10, 2021
Former Nigeria U20 international Valentine Ozornwafor finally made his competitive debut for Turkish Super Lig giants Galatasaray on Saturday, January 9. Signed from Enyimba of Aba on June 28, 2019, the central defender's maiden appearance for the Lions came 561 days after he officially joined the club. Wearing...
FA Cup : Wycombe Wanderers' Onyedinma, West Brom's Ajayi Score With Headers
Published: January 09, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round up of the Nigeria-eligible players who found the net for their respective clubs in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday, January 9. Wycombe Wanderers are through to the fourth round after an excellent 4-1 win against fellow Championship side Preston North End at Adams Park....