Pinnick Tips Super Eagles Duo Osimhen, Chukwueze To Become Africa's Next Big Thing
Published: November 11, 2020
Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick believes Super Eagles youngsters Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze have the potential to become two of the best players in Africa. Osimhen and Chukwueze played important roles as the Golden Eaglets won the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup, a competition in which the former Wo...
Bordeaux's Nigeria International Samuel Kalu On The Road To Recovery
Published: November 10, 2020
Bordeaux's Nigeria international Samuel Kalu is on the road to recovery, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The winger was omitted from the latest Nigeria squad for the AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone after suffering a hamstring-related injury during the friendly with Algeria around one month ago. Kalu is back ...
The Roll Call Of Players Involved In Super Eagles First Workout Pre-Sierra Leone
Published: November 10, 2020
Sixteen players trained with the Super Eagles in their first workout at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City on Tuesday evening ahead of the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match with Sierra Leone, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. It appears manager Gernot Rohr has opted to hand a late call-up to H...
Super Eagles Await Akpeyi, Kaizer Chiefs Goalkeeper Won't Report For International Duty Today
Published: November 10, 2020
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Daniel Akpeyi is among the Super Eagles players faced with a travel delay before Nigeria's upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone. The Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper was still in South Africa as at Tuesday but hopes to board a flight to Nigeria this...
Everton's Iwobi, Fulham's Aina, Rangers Duo Among The Latest Arrivals In Nigeria Camp
Published: November 10, 2020
Five British-based players have reported for international duty in Benin City three days before Nigeria face off against Sierra Leone in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Nigeria Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that Everton winger Alex Iwobi, Fulham fullback...
Super Eagles Stars Aribo, Balogun Among Eight Rangers Players In Scottish Premiership TOTW
Published: November 10, 2020
Nigeria internationals Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun have both been named in Whoscored.com's Scottish Premiership Team of the Week after playing key roles for Glasgow Rangers in their 8-0 demolition of Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium this past weekend. While Balogun shone in central defence, helping goalkeeper Jo...
2013 U17 World Cup Winner Suggests Best Position For Iheanacho; Reveals Rohr's Failed Promise
Published: November 10, 2020
2013 U17 World Cup-winning midfielder Abdullahi Alfa reckons that Kelechi Iheanacho is better off as a support striker than a number 10. The Leicester City star was utilised as an advanced playmaker operating on the wings during the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup and showed off his qualities in that position by settin...
'Sierra Leone Is A Difficult Place To Go To' - Yobo Warns Super Eagles Ahead Of Trip To Freetown
Published: November 09, 2020
Nigeria assistant coach Joseph Yobo has urged the Super Eagles players to settle for nothing less than three points when they face off against Sierra Leone in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday, adding that the Leone Stars will be a difficult nut to crack next week in Freetown. The former Everton defend...
Super Eagles Captain Musa On Flight Hitch; Playing Without Fans; Advice To Nigeria U20s
Published: November 09, 2020
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has revealed that he was faced with traveling difficulties before linking up with the Nigeria squad in Benin City ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match with Sierra Leone. The former Leicester City striker rued the absence of fans for the matchday three fixture holdi...
'He Plays Great'- Slavia Coach Gives Glowing Assessment Of Olayinka After Game-winner
Published: November 09, 2020
Coach Jindřich Tripišovský has lauded Peter Olayinka after he scored another decisive goal to help Slavia Prague secure a hard-fought 1-0 win against Mladá Boleslav in the Fortuna Liga on Sunday. Slavia took the lead seven minutes in as Olayinka fired the ball past Mikulec to the far post after meeting a throug...
Leicester's Iheanacho, Stoke City Loanee Etebo, 3 Others Report For International Duty
Published: November 09, 2020
Five players selected for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone have reported for international duty in Benin City, Edo State, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho and Stoke City loanee Oghenekaro Etebo are among the early arrivals in the Super Eagl...
Rohr Hands Late Call-up To Abdullahi Shehu To Replace FC Midtjylland's Champions League Star
Published: November 09, 2020
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has handed a late call-up to Omonia Nikosia summer signing Abdullahi Shehu ahead of the national team's upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. FC Midtjylland central midfielder Frank Onyeka has withdrawn from the squad c...
'I Didn't Find Dennis Convincing Today' - Club Brugge Coach Admits Eagles Striker Not At His Best
Published: November 09, 2020
Club Brugge coach Philippe Clement has admitted that Emmanuel Dennis has not been at his best since the start of the 2020-2021 season. The Super Eagles striker missed out on a dream move to the English Premier League in the summer transfer window due to a work permit obstacle and since then he has failed to shine e...
Aribo Fires Warning To Sierra Leone With Brace For Glasgow Rangers In 8-0 Rout Of Hamilton
Published: November 08, 2020
Joseph Aribo will report for international duty full of confidence after inspiring Glasgow Rangers to an 8-0 win against Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   Aribo started alongside fellow Nigeria international Leon Balogun for Steven Gerrard's team and fo...
Augsburg Center Back Uduokhai Gives Three Reasons For Choosing Germany Over Nigeria
Published: November 08, 2020
Augsburg center back Felix Uduokhai has received a maiden call-up to Germany's senior team ahead of international matches against Czech Republic, Ukraine and Spain this month. An ever present in defence for Augsburg in the new season, going the distance in all their seven matches in the Bundesliga, he has flourishe...