Opinion : The World Cup appearance Nigerians would love to substitute for Qatar 2022
Published: November 27, 2022
Nigeria's absence at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is deeply saddening and has undeniably affected the national team players' worth on the transfer market.   The Super Eagles made a debut appearance at the World Cup in USA '94 and exited the tournament in the round of 16 after a 2-1 defeat against...
Nigeria U20s squad announcement : 40 players named on roster for training camp 
Published: November 26, 2022
In preparation for the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Egypt, the Nigeria Football Federation have invited forty players to a training camp in Abuja.    Flying Eagles head coach Ladan Bosso has selected five goalkeepers, nine defenders, thirteen midfielders and thirteen forwards, and the players will stay at...
Portugal coach refuses to confirm which of his starters v Nigeria will make way for Ronaldo 
Published: November 23, 2022
Portugal coach Fernando Santos is keeping his cards close to his chest regarding his team selection for Thursday's World Cup H opener against Ghana at Stadium 974, Doha.   It is all but confirmed that Real Madrid and Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the starting lineup against the B...
World Cup - How did the Super Eagles perform at Russia 2018?
Published: November 22, 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is finally underway. OddsChecker, which compares World Cup odds and offers, have made Brazil the favourites for the tournament. And if they win the final in Lusail’s Iconic Stadium it will be a record-breaking sixth success, and their first in 20 years.    But for fans of Nigeria, it w...
World Cup 2022 : Former Nigeria striker delivers his verdict after Senegal's loss to Netherlands 
Published: November 21, 2022
Former Super Eagles striker Julius Efosa Aghahowa berated Senegal's missed chances in their first 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A game on Monday evening.   African champions, Senegal, holds the continent's biggest hopes of reaching the latter stages of the tournament but lost 2-0 to The Netherlands and Aghah...
'Koulibaly a great leader, Mendy solid GK' - Three-timer World Cupper hails Chelsea's Senegal stars
Published: November 21, 2022
Ahead of Senegal's World Cup opener against the Netherlands at the Al Thumama Stadium on Monday, Chelsea stars Kalidou Koulibaly and Édouard Mendy have been singled out for praise by  three-time World Cupper Austin Okocha.    Senegal suffered a major blow before the start of the World Cup, with their ...
Amokachi advises Peseiro on how to use Iwobi, rates Osimhen among top 5 strikers in the world 
Published: November 21, 2022
Legendary Nigeria striker Daniel Amokachi has told Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro what to do to bring out the best in the national team players.    The two-time World Cupper underlined that Peseiro did not get his tactics right in the recent humiliating defeat to Portugal despite the array of talents at his...
Nigeria's all-time Best XI at the World Cup including Chelsea icons, Ajax legend
Published: November 20, 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off today, 20 November 2022 and Nigeria will not be one of the 32 teams taking part in the 32nd edition of the tournament.    However football faithful have memories of Nigeria superstars that graced the tournament in the past.    Allnigeriasoccer.com here presents a combi...
Fenerbahce wingback reacts to making senior debut for Nigeria against Portugal 
Published: November 19, 2022
With a post on social media, Fenerbahce wingback Bright Osayi-Samuel has reacted to making his senior debut for Nigeria against Portugal.   The Blackpool academy product was named in the starting lineup as the Super Eagles were beaten 4-0 by the World Cup-bound European nation in an international friendly staged...
Most dribbles single World Cup game : Okocha top player ahead of Chelsea, Barca legends 
Published: November 19, 2022
Nigeria legend Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has the honour of being the player with the most dribbles in a single World Cup since the 1966 edition of the tournament, according to the statisticians at OPTA.    At USA 1994, the attacking midfielder broke the record jointly held by England hero Paul Gascoigne and Brazil ...
Peseiro names two national teams he believes are the main contenders to win World Cup 
Published: November 19, 2022
Speaking after the friendly between the Super Eagles and Seleção das Quinas on Thursday night, Nigeria manager Jose Peseiro has named two countries he believes are the main contenders to win the 2022 World Cup which begins in Qatar on Sunday.   Peseiro has picked his country Portugal and defending champions...
Four players that Peseiro should have invited for Portugal friendly 
Published: November 18, 2022
The Super Eagles played their last international game in the year 2022 with a humiliating 4-0 defeat against Portugal on Thursday night.    Allnigeriasoccer.com here presents the players that Nigerians would have hoped got the invitation from Jose Peseiro.  1. Raphael Onyedika  The Club Brugge midfi...
'I don't need Pepe's shirt for myself' - Finidi reveals why he asked for Portugal defender's shirt  
Published: November 18, 2022
Super Eagles legend Finidi George has explained why he asked for Portugal defender Pepe's shirt shortly after the friendly  between the World Cup-bound European nation and Nigeria at the Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon on Thursday night.   The camera caught the moment as Finidi, a two-time World Cupper w...
'He has my protection' - Peseiro backs Dennis after penalty miss v Portugal 
Published: November 18, 2022
Manager Jose Peseiro has defended Emmanuel Dennis in the wake of his penalty miss during the second half of Nigeria's 4-0 defeat at the hands of Portugal on Thursday night.    With eleven minutes left on the clock, the Cypriot referee pointed to the spot after Diogo Dalot fouled Bright Osayi-Samuel in the a...
Man Utd's Portugal star hails Patrício after penalty save, admits Nigeria created chances late on
Published: November 18, 2022
Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes was the hero for Portugal in their friendly against Nigeria on Thursday evening, scoring a first half brace in their 4-0 win over the three-time African champions.   From a Nigerian perspective, the major talking point from the game was Emmanuel Dennis failing to convert...