Squad update Nigeria vs Cameroon friendlies : Indomitable Lions call-up replacement for Lille star
Published: May 31, 2021
The Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) have handed a late call-up to Royal Excel Mouscron winger Serge Tabekou ahead of their friendlies against the Super Eagles in Austria, according to various reports in the Cameroonian press. Actu Cameroon says Lille midfielder Jean Onana, who spent the entirety of the r...
Ex-Flying Eagles center-back secures promotion to EFL Championship with Blackpool
Published: May 30, 2021
Former Nigeria U20 international Marvin Ekpiteta could feature in the EFL Championship in the forthcoming season if he honours his contract with Blackpool. On Sunday afternoon, the Seasiders secured promotion to the Championship via the League One playoffs, beating Lincoln City 2-1 at Wembley Stadium. A center-...
Southampton, Brighton, Palace, Norwich join race for younger brother of ex-Super Eagles striker
Published: May 29, 2021
A plethora of English Premier League clubs are interested in signing Orlando City-owned striker Daryl Dike, who spent the second half of the 2020-2021 campaign on loan at Championship club Barnsley. Manchester United, Chelsea, Leeds United, Everton and Wolverhampton Wanderers were previously credited with an interes...
Twente want guarantee from Ebuehi before making a move for Benfica-owned defender
Published: May 29, 2021
Dutch Eredivisie side FC Twente wants assurances from Tyronne Ebuehi before making another move for the right-back. The Super Eagles star spent the entirety of the 2020-2021 campaign on loan at Twente and was one of the most used players by manager Ron Jans, making 33 appearances in the Dutch top-flight - all of the...
Paderborn defender due to report for Super Eagles duty Monday, eyes move to England
Published: May 28, 2021
Paderborn star Jamilu Collins was among the six defenders picked in the latest Nigeria squad list for their friendly against Cameroon on June 4. According to German regional newspaper Neue Westfälische, Collins is due to report for Super Eagles duty on Monday, May 31 in Austria, venue of the friendly against the In...
Super Eagles coach Rohr reveals why next week's friendly vs Cameroon is an interesting game
Published: May 28, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has labelled next week's friendly against 2021 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon an 'interesting game' because he has the opportunity to test some new players he has called up. Four uncapped players in the shape of John Noble (Enyimba FC), Valentine Ozornwafor (Galatasaray), Abraham Ma...
Billing considering Nigeria switch : Danish Federation to hold talks with Bournemouth star
Published: May 28, 2021
The Danish Boldspil-Union (DBU) have planned to hold talks with Philip Billing about his international future. The Bournemouth midfielder is frustrated that he has been left out of Denmark's finalized roster for the 2020 European Championship and to make matters worse his name has not been included on the standby l...
Bournemouth midfielder considering playing for Nigeria after omission from Denmark Euro 2020 squad
Published: May 27, 2021
Bournemouth star Philip Billing is considering switching his international allegiance to Nigeria after he was omitted from Denmark's 26-man roster for the upcoming European Championship. Manager Kasper Hjulmand has named seven midfielders in the squad list, picking Christian Eriksen (Inter Milan), Thomas Delaney (Bor...
Galatasaray duo apply for Schengen visa in Abuja ahead of Super Eagles friendly vs Cameroon
Published: May 27, 2021
Galatasaray duo Oghenekaro Etebo and Valentine Ozornwafor are gearing up to link up with the Super Eagles ahead of their friendly against Cameroon in Austria. Three days ago, the midfielder and center-back, who are currently vacationing in the country, were in Abuja to apply for Schengen visas before the trip to Au...
Crotone chief quizzed on if Torino are interested in signing Nigeria's all-time top scorer in Serie A
Published: May 27, 2021
Crotone sporting director Beppe Ursino has confirmed that several clubs are interested in signing Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo in the summer transfer window. The lanky striker had a banner season, scoring 20 goals in the Italian top-flight and only Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo (29), Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku (24), Atal...
Watford, Cardiff City interested in former Nigeria U23 invitee
Published: May 27, 2021
Speculations continue to link former Nigeria U23 invitee Osaze Urhoghide with a departure from Sheffield Wednesday in the summer transfer window. The defender will walk away from the Owls as a free agent if he does not put pen to paper on the new contract offered to him by the demoted Championship club. Accordi...
Galatasaray priced out of a deal to sign Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo
Published: May 26, 2021
Turkish giants Galatasaray have been priced out of a deal for Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo, according to reports. The Nigeria international could be leaving the Scottish Premiership champions at some point before the end of his contract following his impressive performances coupled with the fact that the Light...
Serie B club owned by former AC Milan chief interested in Super Eagles striker Simy
Published: May 26, 2021
Italian Serie B club Monza, who are owned by former AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi, are interested in Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo to strengthen their attack next season. According to Tuttosport via Tuttomercatoweb, there is a possibility of Monza signing the Nigeria international in the summer.  Former Crotone...
'How can you not call Tomori?' - Nigerians react to omission of Chelsea star from England Euro 2020 squad
Published: May 25, 2021
England manager Gareth Southgate has announced a 33-man provisional squad list for the upcoming European Championship. Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori, who were eligible to represent the Super Eagles before pledging their futures to the Three Lions, have not been selected by Southgate. The Chelsea duo w...
Sadiq Umar scores 20th league goal to help Almeria qualify for LaLiga 2 playoffs
Published: May 24, 2021
Almeria have qualified for the Spanish LaLiga 2 playoffs courtesy of their 2-1 win against UD Logroñés at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos (Almería) on Monday night. Heading into the final round of the regular season, The Rojiblancos are fourth in the table with 70 points, five more than seventh-placed S...