Atalanta On Brink Of Deal For AC Milan, Lille-Linked Striker Osimhen
Published: June 04, 2019
Italian Serie A club Atalanta are closing in on the signing of Nigeria international Victor Osimhen from Sporting Charleroi, according to reports. Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure and Les Sports says Charleroi will lose one of their important players of last season as Osimhen is about to commit his future to At...
2019 FIFA U20 World Cup : Five Takeaways From Flying Eagles 2-1 Loss To Senegal
Published: June 03, 2019
The Flying Eagles of Nigeria crashed out of the ongoing U20 World Cup in Poland after losing 2-1 to Senegal in a  second round tie. Okon scored a second-half goal but it turned out to be a mere consolation and Aigbogun's men will be back to Nigeria as soon as possible. Here are some lessons learned from the interesti...
Post-Match : Nigeria U20 Coach On Not Starting Dele-Bashiru, Penalty Claim, Pre-tournament Target
Published: June 03, 2019
Nigeria U20 coach Paul Aigbogun faced the cameras shortly after his team crashed out of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup following their 2-1 loss to Senegal in a West African derby at the Lodz Stadium. The Flying Eagles coach, who was visibly upset by the loss to the Senegalese, explained why Manchester City's Tom Dele-B...
Nigeria U20 Player Ratings Vs Senegal : Makanjuola The Bright Spark; Okon Promising; Tijani Awful; Ofoborh Below Average
Published: June 03, 2019
The Flying Eagles on Monday evening lost 2-1 to the Junior Teranga Lions of Senegal in the all West Africa duel in the last 16 of the FIFA U20 World Cup. Allnigeriasoccer.com's Izuchukwu Okosi here presents the match ratings of the Nigerian players.The Starters Olawale Oremade : The goalkeeper kept out one good shot bu...
Senegal 2 Nigeria 1: Okon Scores Consolation Goal As Flying Eagles Crash Out Of World Cup
Published: June 03, 2019
Nigeria crashed out of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup after losing 2-1 to Senegal in their Round of Sixteen clash at the Lodz Stadium on Monday evening. Paul Aigbogun went with the same starting XI as he did in the draw with Ukraine last time as they fell to the defeat.Senegalese attacker, Sagna made a mince meat of a...
2019 U20 World Cup : Man City's Dele-Bashiru Still Out Of Favour As Nigeria Announce Starting XI Vs Senegal
Published: June 03, 2019
Paul Aigbogun has repeated the same starting line-up he used against Ukraine for Nigeria's round of 16 clash against Senegal on Monday evening at the Lodz Stadium, Lodz. Olawale Oremade has been selected to be in between the pipes for the fourth consecutive game.Aigbogun has chosen Aliu Salawudeen and Igoh Ogbu to be ...
Super Eagles Camp Update: Ndidi, Omeruo Land In Asaba
Published: June 03, 2019
Two players on the books of Premier League clubs have joined the Super Eagles get-together in Asaba, bringing the total number of players in camp to twenty. allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Chelsea central defender Kenneth Omeruo are the latest players to arrive at the Golden...
2019 U20 World Cup : Senegal Seeking Revenge Against Flying Eagles
Published: June 03, 2019
Senegal would be seeking revenge when they confront the Flying Eagles in the last sixteen of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup on Monday evening, starting from 1930 hours. The Nigeria U20s were held to a 1-1 draw by Group D winners, Ukraine to set up a round of 16 meeting with Les Lions de la Teranga. The Flying Eagle...
'He Is Very Committed To Lead Super Eagles' - Rohr On Mikel's Early Arrival
Published: June 03, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has praised Chelsea legend Obi Mikel after the midfielder's early arrival at the national team's get-together in Asaba. The German said that Mikel has showed commitment to contribute to the team's success at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations. The number 10 has not played for the ...
AFCON 2019 : Good To Have Mikel Back In Super Eagles But Musa Is More Needed By Rohr
Published: June 03, 2019
Mikel Obi is set to return back to the Super Eagles camp for the first time since his appearance against Argentina during the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia.The former Chelsea midfielder, who was dubbed 'African Zidane' during his short spell with Middlesbrough, will surely be a source of inspiration to many young...
Super Eagles Camp Update : Aina, Iheanacho, Onyekuru Among 18 Players In Camp
Published: June 02, 2019
Eighteen Super Eagles stars named to the provisional roster for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations have reported at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Asaba, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr will be able to count on Chelsea loanee Ola Aina, Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho and Everton's Henry Onyekuru fo...
Reading Playmaker Eligible For Nigeria, England Makes Debut For France
Published: June 02, 2019
Reading playmaker Michael Olise made his international debut for France as their U18 team registered a 2-0 win over Qatar at the ongoing Tournoi Maurice Revello on Sunday, June 2. Eligible for Nigeria as well as England, it's the French Federation that have taken the first step to cap-tie the highly-rated attacking ...
Pomurje 0 Nigeria 3: Barcelona's Oshoala Scores Eight-Minute Brace In Final Tune-Up Match
Published: June 02, 2019
Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala scored an eight-minute brace as Nigeria thrashed Slovenian champions ZNK Pomurje 3-0 in their final tune-up game ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Nigeria manager Thomas Dennerby dropped a hint to his starting line-up for their World Cup opener on June 8, with Oshoala, Ngozi ...
Road To 2019 AFCON: Mikel, Nine Super Eagles Stars Report For International Duty In Asaba
Published: June 02, 2019
Ten Super Eagles players have reported for international duty in the Delta State capital, Asaba, as the national team begin their preparations for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The list of players in camp is headlined by Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel, who is making a return to the squad after a s...
Switzerland Looking To Cap-tie Okafor : FC Basel Super kid Eligible For Nigeria Gets First Senior Call-Up
Published: June 01, 2019
FC Basel wonderkid Noah Okafor could end speculation about his international future as early as Wednesday, June 5. Eligible for Nigeria through his father, the talented winger has received a maiden call-up to Switzerland's senior national team ahead of the UEFA Nations League semifinal match against Portugal. Okafo...