'That's a lot of money' - Italian pundit questions transfer fee Napoli paid for Osimhen
Published: March 23, 2021
Italian pundit Maurizio Pistocchi has questioned the transfer fee Napoli agreed with Lille for the signing of Victor Osimhen last summer. The 2015 U17 World Cup winner became the most expensive Nigerian player in history after joining the Blues for a fee of 70 million euros but if performance-related bonuses are in...
Everton's Iwobi, Rangers duo Aribo and Balogun among 18 players in camp pre-Benin Republic
Published: March 23, 2021
As at 2206 hours on Monday, March 22, eighteen of the twenty-four players invited for the Super Eagles' fixtures this month have reported for international duty. Of the nineteen players Gernot Rohr was expecting in camp by the close of business today, only Victor Osimhen has not been spotted at the Eko Hotels & Sui...
Benin Federation reveal squad for The Squirrels' Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier vs Nigeria
Published: March 22, 2021
The Benin Football Federation have finally announced a 24-man roster for the Squirrels 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Nigeria. An analysis of the roster revealed that three goalkeepers, eight defenders, eight midfielders and five attackers have been summoned by manager Michel Dussuyer . Former...
List of 13 Super Eagles stars scheduled to arrive today; Aina, Ekong, 4 others train at EKO Hotels Monday
Published: March 22, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Super Eagles have started preparations for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. Six players who joined up with the squad in Lagos on Sunday took part in a light recovery workout in the premises of the Eko Hotel...
Super Eagles camp update : Galatasaray duo Etebo, Onyekuru report for international duty
Published: March 21, 2021
The number of foreign-based professionals in camp ahead of the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers has swelled to five, with the arrival of two more players. Joining the trio of Ola Aina, Semi Ajayi and William Troost-Ekong are Galatasaray duo Oghenekaro Etebo and Henry Onyekuru, bringing the total numbe...
Watford's Ekong, Fulham's Aina, West Brom's Ajayi arrive at Super Eagles camp for AFCONQ
Published: March 21, 2021
Four players named in the Super Eagles squad for their 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho have arrived at the national team camp in Lagos. The Nigeria Football Federation have officially confirmed that Watford center back William Troost-Ekong, Fulham right-back O...
Super Eagles defender Balogun provides assist for Scottish champions Rangers in draw with Celtic
Published: March 21, 2021
Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers remain unbeaten after 33 matches in the Premiership following their 1-1 draw with Celtic in the Old Firm derby on Sunday afternoon. Rangers were back in action three days after they were knocked out of the Europa League by Czech side Slavia Prague. Nigeria internationals Leon Ba...
Former Chelsea defender Obileye is second top scorer in the Scottish Championship with 9 goals
Published: March 21, 2021
Ayo Obileye, who has committed his international future to Nigeria and trained with the Dream Team VI before the 2016 Olympic Games, is having a banner season with Scottish Championship side Queen of the South. The former Chelsea center back has shown that he is a defender with a striker's instincts, with nine goals...
Racing Genk resigned to losing 27-goal striker linked with Celtic and Lyon
Published: March 20, 2021
Racing Genk's  technical director Dimitri De Condé has admitted that it is increasingly likely that Paul Onuachu will bid farewell to the Belgian First Division A side in the summer transfer window. The Nigeria national teamer has been linked with possible moves to Scottish giants Glasgow Celtic and Olympique Lyon...
Super Eagles striker Simy equals record in Crotone's loss to Bologna
Published: March 20, 2021
Nigeria's top scorer in a single-season in the Serie A, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo equaled a record on Saturday afternoon but could not prevent Crotone from losing 3-2 to Bologna in a Serie A clash at the Stadio Ezio Scida. Making his 21st start of the season, Simy doubled the advantage when he converted a spot kick in...
NFF hand call-up to NPFL star to replace Omeruo as Leganes decide to follow Almeria's lead
Published: March 20, 2021
Spanish Segunda Division club Leganes have reneged on a previous agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation and have decided not to release their central defender Kenneth Omeruo for the Super Eagles' upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. Speaking at a press con...
Promotion-chasing Almeria inform Sadiq Umar not to report for Super Eagles duty
Published: March 19, 2021
Promotion-chasing Spanish Segunda Division club Almeria issued a statement on Friday, informing Umar Sadiq not to honour his invitation to the Super Eagles for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. Almeria have argued that their top scorer will not be r...
Leganes permit Omeruo to report for international duty as center back recovers from injury
Published: March 19, 2021
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday before CD Leganes' LaLiga SmartBank clash against CF Fuenlabrada in Butarque, coach Asier Garitano has confirmed that the club have permitted Kenneth Omeruo to link up with the Nigeria squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and L...
Europa League : Slavia Prague star Olayinka reacts after scoring against Rangers
Published: March 19, 2021
Peter Olayinka was delighted to get on the scoresheet as Slavia Prague moved into the quarterfinals of the Europa League with a 2-0 win over Glasgow Rangers at Ibrox Stadium. Fourteen minutes into the contest, the Nigeria international opened the scoring with a header on the near post after a lovely ball in whipped...
Olayinka on target, Balogun sent off as Rangers are beaten 3-1 on aggregate by Slavia Prague
Published: March 18, 2021
Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers have crashed out of the Europa League with a 3-1 loss on aggregate to Czech side Slavia Prague at the Ibrox Stadium on Thursday night.  Super Eagles winger Peter Olayinka passed a late fitness test to be included in Slavia's starting lineup, while Rangers pair Leon Balogun and Joe Ar...