Turkish Super Lig : Fenerbahce's Victor Moses Makes First Start; Okechukwu Opens Rizespor Account
Published: February 16, 2019
Chelsea loanee Victor Moses made his first league start for Fenerbahce as they played out a 1-1 draw with Konyaspor at Sukru Saracoglu Spor Kompleksi (İstanbul) on Saturday evening. The former Nigeria national-teamer previously made appearances off the bench against Yeni Malatyaspor, Göztepe and Kayserispor prior ...
Flying Eagles Player Ratings Vs South Africa : Defenders Ozornwafor, Zaruma, Ogbu Solid; Muhammad Influential
Published: February 16, 2019
The Flying Eagles were beaten 5-3 on penalties by a dogged South African side in their third place game in Niamey on Saturday evening.Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule on Paul Aigbogun's boys thus,GoalkeeperDetan Ogundare: Had very little to do in the game but really should have done better in the ensuing shootout whe...
U20 AFCON Nigeria 0 South Africa 0 (3-5 On Penalties) : Penalty Woes Continue For Flying Eagles As Ibrahim Alhassan Misses
Published: February 16, 2019
Nigeria were yet undone in a penalty shootout for the second successive game of the 2019 CAF U-20 AFCON in Niger, this time 5-3 by South Africa after a goalless affair at the Stade General Seyni Kountchey stadium on Saturday evening.The two sides who lost out to Mali and Senegal respectively in the semifinals were look...
U20 AFCON: Nigeria, South Africa U20 Coaches Turn Their Attention To Finishing Third
Published: February 16, 2019
Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has given his thoughts ahead of Saturday's Africa U20 Cup of Nations third place playoff between his team and South Africa at Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey. Nigeria, Africa's most successful team in U20 AFCON history, missed out on an opportunity to contest Sunday's showpi...
Nine Nigerian Stars To Watch This Weekend Across Europe
Published: February 16, 2019
There will be mouth watering games to watch across Europe this weekend but which ones involving Super Eagles - and prospective Eagles stars are worth casting eyes over.Izuchukwu Okosi takes a look at these matches after Isaac Success was omitted from Watford's side that faced Ebere Eze and Samuel Osayi's QPR at the Lof...
Bordeaux Winger Samuel Kalu Suspended For Three Games After Red Card Vs Marseille
Published: February 15, 2019
Bordeaux have confirmed via their official website that Nigeria international Samuel Kalu has been suspended for three matches by the LFP Disciplinary Committee following the red card he received in the first half against Marseille on February 5. The LFP Disciplinary Committee made the decision after a meeting held ...
'He Is My Idol, I Respect Him Very Much' - Ighalo Credits Martins With Convincing Him To Join Shanghai Shenhua
Published: February 15, 2019
Odion Ighalo has admitted that he chose to join Shanghai Shenhua ahead of other Chinese League clubs in the winter transfer market after talks with Obafemi Martins. The 2019 AFCON qualifiers leading scorer was speaking to the media during his unveiling at Kangqiao on Friday. Ighalo has penned a three-year contr...
Victor Obinna Claims Ex-Inter Milan Boss Mourinho Is Not A Defensive Coach
Published: February 15, 2019
Former Nigeria international Victor Obinna has defended his former coach at Inter Milan, Jose Mourinho, saying that the Portuguese gaffer set up his team in an offensive shape contrary to popular belief. The Nerazzurri won the Champions League, Coppa Italia and Serie A title during the 2009-10 season with Mourinho i...
IK Start Midfielder Aremu Rules Himself Out Of U20 AFCON Third Place Playoff
Published: February 15, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that IK Start ace Afeez Aremu has ruled himself out of Saturday's 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations third place playoff between Nigeria and South Africa. The central midfielder suffered a training ground injury two days before the Flying Eagles lost on penalties to Mali, and w...
Nigeria U17 Coach Begins Running The Rule Over Barcelona Escola, Go Ahead Eagles Youngsters; Bournemouth GK Missing
Published: February 15, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria U17 coach Manu Garba and his lieutenants have started running the rule over at least four youngsters on the books of foreign clubs with a view to including the successful players on his roster for the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations holding in Tanzania. This website can ...
Highly-Rated Leicester City Striker Eppiah Available For Nigeria Selection
Published: February 14, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that highly-rated Leicester City youth-teamer Joseph Eppiah could be open to representing the Nigerian National Teams if approached by the Nigeria Football Federation. The talented striker is spoilt for choice over the senior national team to represent in future as he is eligible to ...
NFF General Secretary Refuses To Be Drawn Into Debate On Whether Salisu Yusuf Is Coach Of Nigeria U23s
Published: February 14, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi has refused to be drawn into a debate on whether Salisu Yusuf is the coach of Nigeria's U23 National Team. It would be recalled that the Yusuf was banned for one-year from all football-related activities by the Nigeria Football Federation following its c...
'They Can Play In CHAN, U23, U20 Teams' - Rohr Planning To Snub NPFL Stars In AFCON Squad
Published: February 14, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has once again reiterated that no Nigeria Professional Football League player can walk into his team ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations except he is exceptional. Rohr in an exclusive interview with Bunmi Blair believes the local-based players should try out the U20 and U23 teams first. ...
Manchester United Striker Of Nigerian Descent Called Up To England Youth Team
Published: February 14, 2019
Manchester United striker Shola Shoretire received a call-up to England U15 National Team this month. The Nigeria-eligible youngster was named in the starting line-up as the Young Lions were beaten 3-1 by their Belgian counterparts in an international friendly at at St George’s Park on Wednesday, February 13. S...
Kalmar FF Allow Sick Chidiebere Nwakali To Return To Nigeria
Published: February 14, 2019
Swedish Allsvenskan side Kalmar FF have permitted former Flying Eagles star Chidiebere Nwakali to return to his homeland as a result of illness. The new signing was training with his new teammates at their get-together in Belek, Turkey before he suddenly fell ill and has returned to Nigeria to continue his treatmen...