Euro 2020 squads : Saka and four other players who could have represented Nigeria
Published: June 03, 2021
The 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 2020)  takes place from June 11 to July 11, seven months before the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Five players who have been named to their countries respective rosters could have featured in next year's Africa Cup of Nations if they had pledged thei...
Confirmed : Ex-Flying Eagles winger hunting for new club after release by Nottingham Forest
Published: June 03, 2021
Former Nigeria U20 international Sammy Ameobi is searching for a new club following his release by Championship outfit Nottingham Forest. Nottingham Forest have published the retained and released list following the conclusion of the 2020-2021 campaign, and confirmed that the contract of Ameobi has expired and he'l...
Squad update Super Eagles : Slovak-based center-back handed late call-up pre-Cameroon
Published: June 02, 2021
The Nigeria Football Federation have handed a late call-up to Slovak-based central defender Anthony Izuchukwu ahead of the national team's international friendlies against Cameroon. The Federation have informed that the Spartak Trnava star is now in camp, meaning there are twenty-one players at the disposal of mana...
Squad update Nigeria : Twenty players now in camp as Musa, Onuachu report for duty
Published: June 02, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has the full complement of players at his disposal, two days before the Super Eagles face five-time African champions Cameroon in a friendly in Austria. This morning, Kano Pillars winger Ahmed Musa finally showed up in camp and he was joined later by Racing Genk striker Paul Onuachu, brin...
Ex-African Footballer of the Year credits one Leicester City star for Iheanacho's form
Published: June 02, 2021
Former African Footballer of the Year, Victor Ikpeba has credited Leicester City's number 9, Jamie Vardy for Kelechi Iheanacho's rich vein of form in the recently concluded season. The Nigeria national team ended the campaign with an impressive 19 goals in all competitions - a personal best in a single-season since...
Onuachu king of headed goals Europe's top 10 leagues; first ahead of Man Utd, Real Madrid stars
Published: June 02, 2021
Racing Genk striker Paul Onuachu, who measures 6 ft 6 in, proved his aerial ability over the course of the 2020-2021 campaign by scoring 11 goals through headers, which is not really a surprise considering his height. According to Playmaker Stats, no player in Europe's ten leagues scored more headed goals that the ...
'It's a festival every time' - Everton star Iwobi gives insight into Super Eagles training camps
Published: June 02, 2021
Alex Iwobi is one of the biggest names in the present Super Eagles squad mainly due to the fact that he has been playing in the well-watched English Premier League since 2015. The former Arsenal winger revealed that many Super Eagles fans come to feast their eyes on the players wherever the national team is based, b...
Rohr on Eagles first training session, testing new players, preparation for World Cup qualifiers
Published: June 01, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr granted an interview to the Super Eagles Media Team shortly after the national team's first training session on Tuesday. The former Bayern Munich defender was pleased with the conditions during today's practice and hinted at the Indomitable Lions having the advantage of extra players in ...
18 players participate in Super Eagles first training session; Musa, Onuachu's arrival date confirmed
Published: June 01, 2021
Manager Gernot Rohr ran the rule over eighteen players during the Super Eagles first training session on Austrian soil on Tuesday, three days before they take to the pitch against five-time African champions Cameroon. Nantes star Moses Simon ended speculation about his availability for the upcoming friendlies after r...
Photo confirmation : Leicester City's Ndidi, Everton's Iwobi among 17 players in Super Eagles camp
Published: June 01, 2021
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is currently in the Super Eagles camp ahead of the upcoming friendlies against Cameroon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Samson Tijani has surprisingly surfaced in Vienna despite suggestions that he is nursing an injury suffered in training thi...
Leicester, Watford, Stoke City stars, 4 others report for international duty ahead of Cameroon friendlies
Published: June 01, 2021
The Nigeria Football Federation have informed that at least seven of the players called up for the upcoming friendlies against Cameroon have reported for international duty. Watford central defender William Troost-Ekong was one of the early arrivals in the Super Eagles camp, having arrived in Austria on Monda...
Two more players pull out of Cameroon squad; 17 Lions involved in first workout in Austria pre-Nigeria
Published: June 01, 2021
Two more players have pulled out of the Cameroon squad before their friendlies against the Super Eagles. According to La Cameroon Radio Television, Indomitable Lions manager António Conceição will not be able to count on Shanghai Shenhua striker Christian Bassogog and Philadelphia Union fullback Olivier Mbaizo f...
Ndidi on Leicester missing out on UCL, Brendan Rodgers, Iheanacho's form
Published: May 31, 2021
Wilfred Ndidi enjoyed another fine campaign with Leicester City, helping the Foxes win the Emirates FA Cup for the first time in their history. Though Leicester City missed out on the top four and a Champions League spot, the King Power Stadium outfit proved they are no one-season wonder by finishing fifth for the se...
Villarreal winger Chukwueze operated by surgeon dubbed 'the Messi of Medicine'
Published: May 31, 2021
Europa League winners Villarreal have confirmed through their official website that Samuel Chukwueze has undergone surgery on his quadriceps in his left leg at the Hospital Quirónsalud in Barcelona. The operation was carried out by famous surgeon Doctor Ramón Cugat, who has been dubbed the 'Messi of Medicine'. ...
Squad update Nigeria pre-Cameroon : Aina, Osimhen, 4 others withdraw from Eagles squad
Published: May 31, 2021
According to ESPN's Colin Udoh, the Nigeria Football Federation and manager Gernot Rohr are struggling to raise a team for the upcoming international friendlies against Cameroon. Glasgow Rangers' Leon Balogun, West Brom's Semi Ajayi, Porto's Zaidu Sanusi, Leganes' Kenneth Omeruo, Hoffenheim's Kevin Akpoguma and Vill...