Super Eagles Striker Osimhen Succeeds Nicolas Pepe As Lille's Player Of The Season
Published: June 03, 2020
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named Lille's Player of the Season for the 2019-2020 campaign. The 21-year-old finished the season with 18 goals in all competitions, helping Lille qualify for next season's Europa League. He was fourth in the ranking of top goal scorers in the Ligue 1 Conforama, tied w...
Nigeria Coach Rohr Praises Jadon Sancho, Thuram For Paying Tribute To George Floyd
Published: June 02, 2020
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has praised Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho and Borussia Mönchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram for honoring the memory of George Floyd in the last round of matches in the German Bundesliga.  George Floyd, an African-American man was killed by a white Minneapolis police officer on May ...
Visa Hitch Delays Ex-Nigeria U17 Star Akinkunmi Amoo's Trip To Hammarby
Published: June 02, 2020
It could take several weeks or a couple of months before former Nigeria U17 international Akinkunmi Amoo is officially presented as a Hammarby player. The Sidos FC attacking midfielder turns eighteen on Sunday, June 7, the date his four-year deal with the Swedish Allsvenskan side will start running, but a visa hitc...
Former Manchester City Midfielder Not Joining Faroese Champions KI Klaksvik
Published: June 01, 2020
Local media reports claiming that former Manchester City starlet Chidiebere Nwakali has agreed a deal with Faroese Premier League champions KI Klaksvik are wide of the mark. The 2013 U17 World Cup-winning midfielder is currently unemployed after severing his ties with Swedish side Kalmar FF in January 2020. Chid...
'Kanu Spoke To My Dad' - English-Born Tottenham Young Star Open To Representing Nigeria
Published: June 01, 2020
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Joshua Oluwayemi has refused to rule out the possibility of representing the Super Eagles in future. Born in London nineteen years ago, Oluwayemi comes from a family of goalkeepers as his father, Abiodun Ogunyemi, was a goalkeeper for Ogun State University and attended Federal Governm...
Keep Or Sell : Former Chelsea Defender Aina Has Thirteen Games To Prove Himself
Published: June 01, 2020
Ola Aina is not guaranteed to remain at Torino for the 2020-2021 season, according to reports coming out of Italy. Calciomercato claims that the Nigeria international has to convince Torino's technical director Davide Vagnati of his qualities in the last thirteen league games of the season, failing which he will be...
'We Like Him' - Rohr Hints At Call-Up For Liverpool's Ex-England U20 World Cup-Winning Midfielder
Published: June 01, 2020
Liverpool-owned midfielder Ovie Ejaria is in line to receive his first-ever call-up to the Super Eagles, provided a one-time change of association from England to Nigeria is approved by FIFA before the next international window, Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has hinted. The London-born Ejaria trained with the Golden ...
Rohr Using Technology To Monitor Fitness Of Super Eagles Goalkeeper Uzoho
Published: June 01, 2020
Gernot Rohr has revealed that he is using technology to monitor the fitness of Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho. The Deportivo de La Coruña glovesman has been inactive for more than seven months after suffering a serious external meniscus and hip injury in Nigeria's international friendly against Brazil on ...
Rohr Reveals What May Delay Ehizibue's Super Eagles Debut; Confident Of Luring QPR Stars
Published: June 01, 2020
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Cologne right-back Kingsley Ehizibue does not possess a Nigerian passport and this may delay his debut for the Super Eagles. The triple-eligible Ehizibue, who is also eligible to represent Germany and Netherlands internationally, and former Belgium U21 invitee Cyriel Desse...
Super Eagles GK Akpeyi Focused On Football, Says Negative Reports Won't Slow Him Down
Published: June 01, 2020
Super Eagles goalkeeper and Kaizer Chiefs safe hands, Daniel Akpeyi has restated his commitments towards giving his best whenever he's called upon to do his job either for the Nigerian National Team or his club.According to a statement from Myron Topclass Sport Outfits, Akpeyi's agent, the shot stopper is currently sta...
Fenerbahce Identify Club Brugge's Dennis As Replacement For Tottenham Hotspur Target
Published: May 31, 2020
Fenerbahce have entered the race to sign Club Brugge's Nigeria international Emmanuel Dennis. Turkish media outlet Sabah says the Yellow Canaries have identified nine players who can replace Kosovo star Vedat Muriqi who is being linked with a host of clubs abroad including Tottenham Hotspur. Dennis, Yuri Alberto...
Failed Pursuit Of Bournemouth Star : Super Eagles Coach Shares His Side Of The Story
Published: May 31, 2020
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that he had a conversation with Bournemouth's Philip Billing about the holding midfielder switching his international allegiance from Denmark to Nigeria, where his father hails from. The talks between Rohr and Billing did not lead to anything concrete, with the former Den...
Rohr Labels Bayern's Zirkzee 'A Fantastic Talent', Admits It Won't Be Easy For Nigeria To Lure Him
Published: May 31, 2020
Former Bayern Munich defender Gernot Rohr has admitted that it will be difficult for the Nigeria Football Federation to convince Joshua Zirkzee to pledge his international future to the Super Eagles. The Royal Dutch Football Association are aware that Nigeria are on Zirkzee's case and named the teenage Bayern Munic...
Rohr Provides Update On Futures Of German-Born Nigeria Targets Uduokhai, Bazee,Torunarigha, Akpoguma
Published: May 31, 2020
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has provided an update on the international futures of four German-born players of Nigerian descent in the shape of Hertha BSC's Jordan Torunarigha, Augsburg duo Felix Uduokhai and Noah Bazee, and Hoffenheim's Kevin Akpoguma. The Nigeria Football Federation and Rohr have attempted to p...
Galatasaray's Onyekuru, Sekidika Given Clean Bill Of Health Ahead Of Resumption Of Super Lig
Published: May 31, 2020
Nigerian wingers Henry Onyekuru and Jesse Sekidika have been given a clean bill of health to continue training with Galatasaray after they both tested negative for COVID-19 in tests conducted at Medical Park and Liv Hospital on Saturday, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The coronavirus test results of 85 Galatasaray pl...