Arsenal and Tottenham products, Ajax star, 8 others report for Super Eagles duty 
Published: November 14, 2022
Eleven players invited for the friendly against Portugal have reported for international duty in Portugal.    Ajax Amsterdam central defender Calvin Bassey has seemingly put to bed rumours about his potential withdrawal from the Nigeria squad by showing up in camp.    Bassey was substituted at halftim...
Ranking Nigeria's top five World Cup goals
Published: November 14, 2022
Nigeria will not participating at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar but we will be looking back at the memories of Nigeria's participation in previous editions.    Today we rank the top five goals scored by the Super Eagles in those World Cup outings.    1. Oliseh's Belter vs Spain (France '9...
Roster adjustment : Nigeria call in replacements for Osimhen, Ndah ahead of Portugal clash 
Published: November 14, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation have made two adjustments to the Super Eagles roster ahead of their upcoming friendly against Portugal at the Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon.    Boavista loanee Chidozie Awaziem has been handed a late call-up as a replacement for Orlando Pirates star Olisa Ndah, who has with...
World Cup-bound Portugal begin preparations for friendly against Nigeria on Monday 
Published: November 14, 2022
World Cup-bound Portugal national team will start preparations for their friendly against the Super Eagles on Monday, November 14.   According to Portuguese daily newspaper Diário de Notícias, their first training session at Cidade do Futebol is scheduled to begin at 1700 hours under the guidance of manager...
Ligue 1 : Lorient's Moffi reaches double figures, late Simon goal salvages point for Nantes
Published: November 13, 2022
Super Eagles stars Moses Simon and Terem Moffi were on target for their respective clubs in game week 15 of the French Ligue 1.  Moffi bagged his second consecutive goal in FC Lorient's 1-1 draw with RC Strasbourg at Stade de la Meinau. The 23-year-old scored the important first goal with a right footed ...
Super Eagles striker Osimhen sends message to World Cup-bound Napoli players 
Published: November 13, 2022
Victor Osimhen has sent a message to the World Cup-bound Napoli players, wishing them all the best as they represent their respective countries during the tournament in Qatar.    Osimhen is literally in the form of his life with 8 goals in eight matches for the Blues since recovering from a muscle injury in Oc...
Fenerbahce wing-back reacts to maiden Super Eagles call-up 
Published: November 12, 2022
Fenerbahce wing-back Bright Osayi-Samuel has spoken of his happiness at receiving his first invitation to the Nigeria national team.    The Blackpool academy product has been named in a 23-man squad by manager Jose Pesiero's for next Thursday's glamour friendly against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal ...
Hypothetical Super Eagles 26-man squad for 2022 World Cup if Nigeria had qualified 
Published: November 11, 2022
Teams that qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been naming their 26-man squads.    Nigeria's flag will not be hoisted at the tournament after three consecutive appearances between 2010 and 2018 albeit the maiden appearance of the three-time African champions was in 1994 in the USA.    ...
Nigeria squad announcement : Eight things to note on Super Eagles 23-man roster
Published: November 11, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the Super Eagles squad list for the international friendly against Portugal scheduled to take place at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon on Thursday, November 17.   Three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and seven strikers have been summoned for the ...
Nigeria squad announcement : 23 players to face Portugal including Arsenal, Spurs products 
Published: November 11, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the Super Eagles roster for the glamour friendly against Portugal in Lisbon next week.    An analysis of the 23-man squad list revealed that three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and seven strikers have been called up for the friendly against the Worl...
'I guess he'll be okay' - QPR boss provides injury update on Super Eagles CB
Published: November 11, 2022
Nigeria may have received an injury boost ahead of the glamour friendly with the Selecao of Portugal next Thursday, the national team's final international fixture in 2022.   The injury suffered by Leon Balogun in the 2-1 loss to Huddersfield Town on Tuesday is not as bad as first feared, with Queens Park ...
'No one died' - Ex-Super Eagles star Sodje clears the air on Stephen Keshi Stadium incident 
Published: November 11, 2022
Retired Nigeria international Sam Sodje, who is currently the Special Assistant on Sports Matters to Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has dismissed viral reports in the local media that three people lost their lives following the collapse of a sports hall under construction at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.  ...
Peseiro gives Lookman task of convincing Italian-born Atalanta teammate to play for Nigeria 
Published: November 10, 2022
Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro has revealed that he will give Ademola Lookman the task of  persuading his Atalanta teammate Caleb Okoli to pledge his international future to Nigeria.    Born in Vicenza, Italy, Okoli is eligible to represent Nigeria through his father but the Italian Football Federation a...
Ohaka had a superb game and four other things we learned from Nigeria's loss to Costa Rica
Published: November 10, 2022
The Super Eagles team comprised mainly of home-based players in the early hours of Thursday were beaten 2-0 by Costa Rica in their penultimate friendly in the year 2022.   Allnigeriasoccer.com here presents the five things noticed from the game at the San Jose National Stadium.    1. Promising Start By T...
Costa Rica 2 Nigeria 0 : La Tricolor beat understrength Super Eagles in friendly
Published: November 10, 2022
In a pulsating encounter at the Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, the Home Based Super Eagles lost 2-0 to the Costa Rican national team.   Nigeria began the game like a house on fire, dictating the proceedings of the game in the first 3 minutes.   The hosts however grew into the game and made use of their f...