Top Dribbler, Most Fouled Player : Ola Aina Holds His Own In Battle Of Chelsea Loanees
Published: December 10, 2018
In his first full game since recovering from injury, Ola Aina impressed as Torino were held to a goalless draw by Serie A giants AC Milan at the Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday evening. The AC Milan starting line-up contained France international Tiemoué Bakayoko and the Super Eagles star held his own in the battle of tw...
South Korea Coach On 2019 World Cup Draw : Second Game Crucial, We Have To Beat Nigeria
Published: December 10, 2018
South Korea are already sweating on qualification to the knockout rounds of the 2019 Women's World Cup after they were drawn with France, Norway and Africa powerhouse Nigeria in Group A. In order to qualify for the last sixteen, South Korea manager Yoon Deok-yeo plans to beat Nigeria when the two countries face off ...
Outstanding Super Eagles GK Uzoho Banishes Cadiz Memories After Starring Vs Sporting Gijón
Published: December 10, 2018
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho came through Sunday's comeback game against Sporting Gijón unscathed. The Deportivo de La Coruña loanee had been out of action since November 4 after suffering a fracture of the seventh costal arch following a heavy blow to the ribs in Elche's 5-1 loss to Cadiz. Uzoho was ...
U20 WAFU Cup Nigeria 0 Niger 0 : Flying Eagles Fail To Breakdown Junior Ménas Defense
Published: December 09, 2018
Flying Eagles of Nigeria started their WAFU U20 Cup campaign in Lome, Togo with a goalless draw against Junior Mena of Niger Republic.The Flying Eagles played without fluidity at the Stade Municipal on Sunday.Nigeria were hoping to start the tourney on a sound footing, but they could not capitalize on long spells of po...
Luzern's Eleke Hits Double Digits In Goals, Austria Vienna's Edomwonyi Ends Goal Drought
Published: December 09, 2018
A round up of the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs in European League matches on Sunday, December 9. In the Austrian Bundesliga, former Flying Eagles invitee Bright Edomwonyi ended a four-month goal drought after finding the net for FK Austria Vienna in their 2-1 loss at  Mattersburg....
Five Things Thomas Dennerby, NFF Need To Do To Make Nigeria Have A Good WWC
Published: December 09, 2018
The draw for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was held Saturday evening with African champions, Nigeria's Super Falcons in Group A with France (hosts), Korea Republic and Norway.Izuchukwu Okosi takes a look at five things the head coach Thomas Dennerby and the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation need to addres...
Nigeria Coach Names One Striker He'll Certainly Include In 2019 World Cup Squad
Published: December 09, 2018
Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has revealed that he will certainly include Guingamp frontwoman Desire Oparanozie on the roster for the 2019 Women's World Cup. The center forward was not involved in the Africa Women Cup of Nations showpiece against South Africa due to a thigh injury she sustained in the ...
France Coach: Nigeria Are A Great Team Even Though We Beat Them 8-0
Published: December 09, 2018
France, host of the 2019 Women's World Cup from June 7 to July 7, will play against Norway, South Korea and Nigeria in Group A, according to the draw held Saturday at the Seine Musicale (Boulogne-Billancourt) Despite France being the third ranked nation in the FIFA ranking, The Blues manager Corinne Diacre has empha...
WWC: The Reason World's Best Footballer Asked To Be Left Out Of Squad To Face Nigeria On June 8
Published: December 09, 2018
Ada Hegerberg, who recently won the first women's Ballon d'Or, has asked to be left out of the Norway squad for next summer's FIFA Women's World Cup, meaning she will not take to the pitch when the Scandinavians meet Nigeria in their mouthwatering opener on June 8. Around one and a half years ago, the Lyon star anno...
Chelsea's Norway Stars Admit Group A Is Group Of Death: Nigeria Best Team From Pot Four
Published: December 09, 2018
African champions, Nigeria, have been drawn in Group A of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup alongside hosts France, former European, World and Olympic champions Norway and South Korea. Reacting to the draw that took place on Saturday, Chelsea's Norway stars Maren Mjelde and Maria Thorisdottir believe the Scandinavians w...
Nigerian Exports: Bolton's Ameobi, Trabzonspor's Onazi, Charlton's Aribo, Plymouth's Ladapo, Slavia's Olayinka On Target
Published: December 08, 2018
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs on Saturday, December 8. In the EFL Championship, Bolton Wanderers lost 3-2 to Norwich City who needed a late goal in the 94th minute to claim the win. Former Flying Eagles striker Sammy Ameobi netted his second league goal of the sea...
Eagles GK Ezenwa Speaks On Quitting Enyimba, 2019 AFCON Plans, Reveals Identity Of NPFL Team He's Joining
Published: December 08, 2018
Super Eagles second choice goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has disclosed that the need for regular game time and enhancement of his career are reasons why he is leaving Enyimba FC of Aba. The former FC IfeanyiUbah custodian spoke with Smooth FM on Saturday on his decision to quit the People's Elephant."I needed to play re...
Combative Nigeria Midfielder Ndidi Insists Leicester City Will Be Fearless Vs Tottenham
Published: December 08, 2018
Wilfred Ndidi has insisted that Leicester City will be fearless against an in-form Tottenham Hotspur side, who have won four of their last five matches in the Premier League. The popularity of the Nigeria international continues to soar following his move from Racing Genk and he's confident that they have the abili...
2019 WWC Draw: Nigeria Coach Reveals The Two Countries He Wants To Avoid At All Costs
Published: December 08, 2018
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has said that he wants to avoid United States and his country of birth Sweden when the draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 takes place on Saturday 8 December 2018. The African champions have every reason to fear another confrontation with the Americans as the two countrie...
Nigeria Coach Names The Two Players That Performed At The Highest Level Throughout AWCON
Published: December 08, 2018
Super Falcons manager Thomas Dennerby has named the two players that played at the highest level throughout the recently concluded 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana. Dennerby's decision to pick Rivers Angels gloveswoman Tochukwu Oluehi and Eskilstuna United DFF newbie Halimatu Ayinde as the two most outstand...