Los Angeles' Nigeria-Eligible GK Unused Substitute In Champions League Final Vs Tigres UANL
Published: December 23, 2020
Minneapolis-born goalkeeper of Nigerian descent Philip Ejimadu has seen his dream of featuring in the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup go up in smoke after Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC were beaten 2-1 by Tigres UANL in the CONCACAF Champions League final. The 21-year-old was an unused substitute in Tuesday's sho...
PSV's Madueke Joins 2015 U17 World Cup Winner As Nigeria's Top Assist Provider In Europe
Published: December 23, 2020
By providing two assists for PSV Eindhoven in their 4-1 rout of VVV Venlo in the Dutch Eredivisie on Tuesday night, former Tottenham Hotspur youth-teamer Nonso Madueke has joined 2015 World Cup winner Funsho Bamgboye as Nigeria's top assist provider in Europe (all competitions) in the 2020-2021 season, allnigeriasoccer...
National Stadium Lagos In Line To Host Super Eagles Matches In 2021, Sports Minister Assures
Published: December 23, 2020
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has assured that the National Stadium pitch in Surulere, Lagos could  be ready to host Super Eagles and other international matches by May 2021. The Minister  made this assertion during an inspection tour of  the Surulere National Stadium, Lagos which  ...
Super Eagles Star Akpoguma Scores First Goal For Hoffenheim Seven Years After Joining Club
Published: December 22, 2020
Super Eagles central defender Kevin Akpoguma netted his first goal for Hoffenheim against Greuther Fürth in a DFB Cup clash staged at  PreZero Arena (Sinsheim) on Tuesday evening. Heading into this fixture, the former Germany U20 skipper had been involved in 69 first team games without opening his account for Hof...
'I Don't Know When He'll Come Back' - Napoli Chief Confirms Osimhen Is Out Until 2021
Published: December 21, 2020
Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli has confirmed that Victor Osimhen will not play again this year as he's still undergoing rehabilitation after dislocating his shoulder while on international duty with the Super Eagles on November 13. The Nigeria international will not be able to add to his tally of two go...
PSV Eindhoven's Madueke Continues Impressive Performance With Goal Against RKC Waalwijk
Published: December 20, 2020
Former Tottenham Hotspur youth-teamer Nonso Madueke was among the scorers as PSV Eindhoven defeated RKC Waalwijk 4-1 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday night. The 18-year-old continued his fine form in 2020-2021 by wrapping up the scoring in the fifth minute of second half stoppage time after coming off the bench ...
Official : Czech Champions Slavia Prague Sign Super Eagles Striker To New Deal Through 2023
Published: December 20, 2020
Nigeria international Peter Olayinka has agreed a new deal with Slavia Prague, keeping him at the current Czech champions until June 30, 2023. Olayinka joined Slavia Prague for a club record fee of 3.2 million euros in July 2018, before it was surpassed by Nicolae Stanciu the following season. The 25-year-old ha...
The Lowdown On Nigerian Midfielder At Ajax Amsterdam No One Is Talking About
Published: December 20, 2020
Gibson Yah is one of the rising stars of Nigerian descent playing in the Netherlands and could spark an international tug of war between Nigeria and Netherlands for his services in future. Born September 27, 2003, Yah is a central midfielder on the books of one of the best clubs known for giving playing time to tal...
2021 U17 AFCON Qualifiers : Golden Eaglets Have The Right Kind Of Players, Insists Top Nigeria Scout
Published: December 19, 2020
Former Nigeria U17 national team scouting coach, who is also the present assistant coach of Nigeria U15 boys team, Bunmi Haruna, has hailed the Nigeria Football Federation and coaches of the Golden Eaglets for the good job they are putting into getting the right kind of players within the right age cadre for the Nigeri...
Leon Balogun To Miss Rangers' League Game Vs Motherwell Due To Concussion Protocols
Published: December 18, 2020
Leon Balogun will not be available for selection for Glasgow Rangers' Scottish Premiership clash against Motherwell at Ibrox Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   The Super Eagles center back had to be substituted in the closing minutes of the Light Blues 3-2 loss to St. Mirren in the quarterfinals of the Scottish League ...
Lewandowski Named The Best FIFA Men's Player : Who Did Musa, Rohr, Nigeria Media Vote For?
Published: December 17, 2020
Bayern Munich's Poland international striker Robert Lewandowski has been named The Best men's player of 2020 at FIFA's award ceremony on Thursday, winning the award ahead of Juventus' super star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona icon Lionel Messi. The 32-year-old was the favourite to take home the main prize after ne...
Kanu, Okocha, and Yekini: Battle of Greatest Nigerian Footballers
Published: December 17, 2020
In the past half-century, Nigeria has cemented itself as one of the greatest African countries when it comes to athletics. From basketball to cricket to football, the nation isn’t short on sports stars that make it big in local and overseas leagues. When it comes to football, in particular, Nigeria has establi...
Chelsea Striker Who Idolises Cristiano Ronaldo Open To Representing Nigeria National Teams
Published: December 16, 2020
Chelsea super kid Bryan Fiabema's international future lies with the Nigerian National Teams despite the striker being provisionally cap-tied to his country of birth Norway, according to his father Mina Fiabema. Bryan comes from a sports family as his father played field hockey back in his secondary school days and...
Club Brugge Striker Dennis In Mourning After Death Of Older Brother In Sailing Race
Published: December 15, 2020
Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis is in deep mourning following the death of his older brother during a sailing race in Lagos, Nigeria. The Nigeria international has been granted compassionate leave to attend the funeral of his brother which takes place today and is scheduled to return to Belgium on Thursday even...
Best Performing U21 Players : PSV's Madueke Top For Shooting, IFK's Yusuf 6th Distribution
Published: December 14, 2020
CIES Football Observatory has presented the 10 best performing footballers born in the 2000s for each of the six areas of the game - duels, recovery, distribution, take-on, chance creation and shooting - using data from InStat. Only the best performing players in 30 European Leagues outside the big five - La Liga, P...