Super Eagles star pictured training with Ajax ahead of possible debut vs Sparta Rotterdam
Published: August 19, 2022
Super Eagles star Calvin Bassey is in contention to make his Eredivisie debut on Sunday afternoon when Ajax Amsterdam face off with Sparta Rotterdam at Sparta-Stadion Het Kasteel.   The Dutch champions shelled a Nigerian transfer record fee for a defender at 23.3 million euros to land the left-back from Rangers,...
Super Eagles winger & Nigeria U23 star ruled out of Watford's trip to Preston North End
Published: August 18, 2022
Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu and Nigeria U23 international Tom Dele-Bashiru have both been ruled out of Watford's upcoming Championship clash against Preston North End at Deepdale (Preston).   The official website of the Hornets has provided a squad update before the matchday five fixture and explained wh...
Bournemouth's Anglo-Nigerian striker to undergo late fitness ahead of Arsenal clash
Published: August 18, 2022
Super Eagles-eligible attacker Dominic Solanke will undergo a late fitness test to see whether he can be fit to face Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday evening.   The Chelsea Academy product was omitted from the matchday squad for the trip to the Etihad Stadium due to an ankle problem. - the first leagu...
2022 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup : Five observations from Nigeria's 3-1 win vs Canada
Published: August 18, 2022
Nigeria will play against Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica as they confirmed their top place finish in Group C.   Christopher Danjuma's girls defeated Canada 3-1 and these are the five things allnigeriasoccer.com noticed from the game.   Cheerful Cana...
Nigeria 3 Canada 1 : Onyenezide bags brace as Falconets set up quarterfinal clash with Netherlands
Published: August 18, 2022
Nigeria topped Group C of the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup in Costa Rica following their 3-1 win over Canada at the Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto in the early hours of Thursday morning.   The Falconets went down two minutes into the game as goalkeeper Monle Oyono was punished by Kaila Novak who pounced on a slo...
Scotland hero questions exit of German-born Super Eagles centre-back from Rangers
Published: August 17, 2022
Following the nervy 2-2 draw between Rangers and PSV in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last round of qualifiers, Scotland legend Ally McCoist has questioned the decision of the club to let go of German-born Nigeria international Leon Balogun.   The defender was released at the expiration of his con...
South Korea 0 Nigeria 1 : Onyenezide's splendid strike puts Falconets on the brink of qualifying for last 8
Published: August 15, 2022
Nigeria's Super Falconets late Sunday night defeated South Korea's Taegeuk Ladies 1-0 in their second Group C match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup thanks to a superb Esther Onyenezide goal at the Estadio Alajuela Morera Soro to put the African powerhouse on the brink of qualifying for the quarterfinals of...
FIFA U20 Women's World Cup : Five observations from Nigeria's 1-0 win v South Korea
Published: August 15, 2022
The following are takeaways from the Falconets 1-0 win over South Korea at the ongoing FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup in Costa Rica.   Super Falconets started the better side   The Falconets were the better team by a mile when the game kicked off on Sunday night.   The girls did not lose awful lots ...
2023 CHAN qualifier : Arrival of Akwa United star makes Super Eagles squad complete
Published: August 14, 2022
The arrival of goalkeeper Adeyinka Adewale at the Bolton White Apartments in Abuja on Sunday afternoon has completed the body of invited players to the camp of the Super Eagles B, as Head Coach Salisu Yusuf and his assistants perfect strategies for the African Nations Championship qualifying match against Ghana in a fo...
2022 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup : Five observations from Nigeria's 1-0 win against France
Published: August 12, 2022
Nigeria's Falconets on Friday morning defeated France 1-0 to begin their 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa on a good note.     Izuchukwu Michael here takes note of key incidents observed from the game.   Game of Many Parts   Before the game was halted due to bad weather, it was the ...
U20 WWC Falconets player ratings : Demehin leader, Oyono commanding, Oshobukola technical
Published: August 12, 2022
The Falconets of Nigeria were able to see off The Litte Blues of France in their first game of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup held in Costa Rica with a slim 1-0 scoreline.     The goal was scored by Sabastine in the 85th minute before their showdown against South Korea on August 14th. Allnigeriasoccer...
France 0 Nigeria 1 : Sabastine goal earns Falconets late win over The Little Blues
Published: August 12, 2022
Nigeria's Super Falconets in the early hours of Friday (Saturday night in Costa Rica) began their quest for a FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup glory on a winning note as they defeated France 1-0 at the Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San José.   Striker Flourish Sabastine was the heroine for Christopher Danjum...
Super Eagles defender in the stands as Rangers clinch place in Champions League playoffs
Published: August 10, 2022
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was present in the stands as Rangers clashed with Union Saint-Gilloise on Tuesday evening in a UUEFA Champions League third round qualifier. After falling behind 2-0 in the first leg, the team led by Giovanni van Bronckhorst clinched a place in the playoffs after battling back to...
Nigeria squad announcement : Super Eagles coach names 35-player roster for CHAN qualifier
Published: August 08, 2022
Ahead of the the first leg final round 2022 Africa Nations Championship, CHAN qualifiers against Black Stars of Ghana, Super Eagles B head coach Salisu Yusuf has invited 35 players to camp.   Topping the list of invited players include strikers Chijioke Akuneto and Valentine Odoh, defenders Sani Faisal, Tope Olu...
Almeria chief confirms Super Eagles striker will be sold this summer for a little under N12.8b
Published: August 08, 2022
Almeria CEO Mohamed El Assy has revealed that Nigeria international Umar Sadiq is on the brink of leaving the club.   El Assy has confirmed that the 2016 Olympics bronze medalist will be sold for a little less than 30 million euros (approximately N12.8 billion in Nigerian currency).   Sadiq has been linke...