Dessers refuses to rule out return to Feyenoord; reacts to first goal in Nigeria colours
Published: June 06, 2022
Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers has refused to rule out a return to Feyenoord despite the Dutch Eredivisie side not taking up the option to sign him on a permanent deal at the end of the 2021-2022 season.   The Racing Genk-owned player had a banner season at Feyenoord, scoring 20 goals in 41 games across all...
Musa backtracks on decision not to represent Nigeria at AFCON, confirms he's available for 2023 tourney
Published: June 06, 2022
Nigeria's top scorer in World Cup history with four goals, Ahmed Musa has backtracked on his decision not to represent the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations again, saying that he's available for selection for the 2023 tournament in Ivory Coast in the event that the Super Eagles qualify as expected. ¬...
Every word Aribo said on Crystal Palace & Aston Villa links, Gerrard, Sierra Leone, preferred position
Published: June 06, 2022
Glasgow Rangers ace Joe Aribo has reported for international duty in Abuja ahead of the national team's upcoming 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone at the MKO Abiola National Stadium.   The versatile midfielder holds the distinction of starting all the nineteen games he has been...
2023 AFCONQ : Three Sierra Leone players Super Eagles need to be wary of
Published: June 05, 2022
The 2023 AFCON qualifiers, where Nigeria will be pitted against Sierra Leone, Sao Tome, and Guinea-Bissau, will be the real test for the Super Eagles under Jose Peseiro.   After two consecutive defeats to Mexico and Ecuador, Peseiro would be looking for ways to shore up his system ahead of the upcoming games. ...
Ex-Chelsea & Arsenal stars, 20 others train with Super Eagles in Abuja; Rangers duo expected
Published: June 05, 2022
The Super Eagles held their first training session in the country's capital Abuja on Sunday, June 5, 2022, four days before they step out on to the MKO Abiola National Stadium turf for their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Group A clash against Sierra Leone, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   The three-tim...
Where can Nigeria find the next Peter Rufai, Vincent Enyeama and Ike Shorunmu?
Published: June 05, 2022
The Nigerian teams of yesteryears have usually had goalkeepers who later became legendary figures. Talking about this set of legends, the likes of Peter Rufai, Vincent Enyeama, and Ike Shorunmu come to mind.   Given that others who have worn the Super Eagles No. 1 jersey include Best Ogedengbe, Emmanuel Okala, a...
AFCONQ roster : Why Awoniyi, four other in-form players should have been called up by Peseiro
Published: June 04, 2022
The Super Eagles are on the verge of facing the real test under Jose Peseiro with the approaching 2023 AFCON qualifiers, where they are grouped with Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Guinea-Bissau.   This time around, there have been numerous additions to the squad and it greatly differs from the one that faced Mexico ...
Nigeria squad announcement : Eight things to note on the Super Eagles 27-man squad
Published: June 04, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation announced the Super Eagles squad list for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone (June 9) and São Tomé and Príncipe (June 13) on Saturday with three goalkeepers, ten defenders, five midfielders and nine strikers making the cut.   Allnigeriaso...
Iwobi finally proving that Okocha was right on his best playing position
Published: June 04, 2022
Many Nigerians are optimistic about the national team despite their recent defeats to Mexico and Ecuador in the last round of international friendly matches.   Three players deserved high praise for their performance in these two friendly games namely goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, Calvin Bassey and Alex Iwobi.  ...
Nigeria squad announcement : Ex-Chelsea stars, Arsenal product, Rangers duo, 2 NPFL stars called up
Published: June 04, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation have announced the final roster for the Super Eagles 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone and São Tomé and Príncipe this month.   An analysis of the roster revealed that three goalkeepers, ten defenders, five midfielders and nine strikers have been...
Ecuador v Nigeria : Three key areas for the Super Eagles to improve on before 2023 AFCONQ
Published: June 03, 2022
The Super Eagles, under the guidance of new manager José Peseiro, took on the Mexican Senior National team in an international friendly last week.   With a 2-1 victory after Jimenez's strike and William Troost-Ekong's own goal, Mexico maintained their bragging rights over Nigeria, albeit Cyriel Dessers ...
Official : Super Eagles defender has been let go by Glasgow Rangers
Published: June 03, 2022
Glasgow Rangers have released Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun following the expiry of his contract, informs the official website of the Scottish Cup winners for the 2021-2022 season.   The 33-year-old joined Rangers in the summer of 2020 on a one-year deal and extended his stay at the Ibrox Stadium the follow...
Every word Peseiro said on first & second half display, penalty denied, Mexico, AFCONQ
Published: June 03, 2022
Jose Peseiro faced the cameras shortly after losing his second consecutive game as coach of three-time African champions Nigeria. ¬† The Super Eagles were beaten 1-0 by Ecuador on Friday morning, with Villarreal star Pervis Estupi√Ī√°n netting what proved to be the game-winning goal after three minutes. ¬† ...
Ex-Nigeria U23 invitee faces uncertain future as KVO consider Celtic defender's price tag excessive
Published: June 03, 2022
Former Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide faces an uncertain future at club level ahead of the start of pre-season preparations.   The Glasgow Celtic central defender joined KV Oostende in the January transfer window in search of regular game time after struggling for minutes following his celebrated move to th...
'We faced a great team' - Ecuador's Fenerbahce star praises Super Eagles
Published: June 03, 2022
Speaking at the post-match press conference after Ecuador's hard-fought 1-0 win over Nigeria in an international friendly in New Jersey on Friday morning, Fenerbahce's La Tricolor striker Enner Valencia praised the Super Eagles, labeling them a 'great team'.   The World Cup-bound Ecuador netted w...