Super Eagle Winger Simon Joins Nantes On A Permanent Deal
Published: May 26, 2020
French Ligue 1 club Nantes are on the verge of confirming the permanent acquisition of Nigeria international Moses Simon. According to French newspaper Ouest France, Nantes have exercised their option to buy the winger from Levante for five million euros, and the player has agreed a four-year deal that will see him...
'He Lets His Football Do The Talking' - Yobo Picks Okocha Over Barcelona Legend Ronaldinho
Published: May 26, 2020
Super Eagles assistant coach Joseph Yobo has explained why Austin Jay-Jay Okocha was a better footballer than Barcelona legend Ronaldinho. Okocha and Yobo were teammates in the Super Eagles before they called time on their international careers in 2006 and 2014 respectively, and the former Everton defender saw firs...
'England Treated Me Very Well' - Nigeria Star Iwobi Explains The Key Reason For Switching Allegiance
Published: May 26, 2020
Alex Iwobi has revealed that he was well treated by the English Football Association but decided to switch his international allegiance from England to Nigeria because of his Nigerian heritage. The former Arsenal star had already been capped by England at U16, U17 and U18 levels before traveling to Abuja to trial w...
Chelsea's Argentina GK Knew He Was Going To Be Dropped From Starting XI Vs Nigeria 2018 World Cup
Published: May 26, 2020
Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero has revealed that he knew he was going to be dropped from the Argentina starting lineup to face Nigeria in both countries final group game at the 2018 World Cup. Initially, Caballero was Argentina's first-choice goalkeeper during the tournament in Russia, starting against Iceland a...
Super Eagles Playmaker Iwobi Reveals What He Learnt From Retired Duo Mikel And Ighalo
Published: May 25, 2020
Everton star Alex Iwobi has admitted that he admires Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel and Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and understudied the duo before they called time on their international careers immediately after last year's Africa Cup of Nations. The Hale End Academy product is capable of playing as a w...
Racing Genk Ready To Sell Hagi To Rangers To Fund Bid For Heracles Marksman Dessers
Published: May 25, 2020
According to Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad, Racing Genk are working on a deal to sign the unofficial top scorer in the Eredivisie for the 2019-2020 season, Cyriel Dessers. Looking for a successor to Ally Samatta, who moved to Aston Villa in the January transfer window, Genk were interested in signing the Nigeria...
'I Loved It' - Ex-Chelsea And Juventus Star Has No Regrets Choosing England Over Nigeria
Published: May 25, 2020
Former Chelsea and Juventus striker Eniola Aluko says she has no regrets choosing to play for England national team over her country of birth, Nigeria. Born in Lagos, Aluko amassed 102 caps for the Three Lionesses before calling time on her international career in 2016. The Aston Villa Women's sporting director ...
'He Is A Wonderkid' - Semi Ajayi Details How Chukwueze 'Destroyed' Super Eagles Team A In Training
Published: May 24, 2020
West Brom central defender Semi Ajayi has revealed that Samuel Chukwueze made a good first impression on him in the days leading up to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in November 2017. Ajayi noted that the Villarreal winger easily went past the Super Eagles Team A, made up of players ea...
Uduokhai Nominated For Augsburg's MOTM Award After Making Game-high 8 Clearances
Published: May 24, 2020
Nigeria Football Federation target Felix Uduokhai has been nominated for Augsburg's Man of the Match award on the back of his outstanding performance in their 3-0 rout of Schalke 04 in the German Bundesliga on Sunday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   Joining Uduokhai on the list of players shortlisted fo...
Future Of Most Valuable Nigerian Defender Hanging In The Balance At Torino
Published: May 24, 2020
The future of Ola Aina at Italian Serie A club Torino is hanging in the balance, according to reports. Turin-based sports daily Tuttosport via torinogranata writes that Torino are monitoring River Plate's Argentina international right-back Gonzalo Montiel with a view to a transfer in the summer. And if the deal...
Lille's Nigeria International Striker Victor Osimhen Loses Father
Published: May 24, 2020
Patrick Osimhen, the father of Nigeria international Victor Osimhen, has passed away, the Lille goal poacher took to social media to announce the sad news on Sunday morning. "Rest in peace dad. I have no words to describe this feeling," Osimhen wrote. Lille have paid homage to the deceased Patrick Osimhen on Tw...
Super Eagles Captain Musa On Starting His Career As A Goalkeeper, Journey To VVV Venlo
Published: May 24, 2020
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has revealed that he started his career as a goalkeeper before he started playing outfield. Less than eight years after Musa changed position, he set a new Nigerian record for most goals scored in a single-season when he notched up 18 goals for Kano Pillars over the course of the 2009-201...
Nigeria U23 Left-Back Bitok Opens His Goalscoring Account For 2020 Season In Belarus
Published: May 23, 2020
Nigeria U23 international Godfrey Bitok Stephen opened his goalscoring account for the 2020 season in the Belarusian Premier League but could not prevent his team Isloch from losing 2-1 to Energetik Bgu Minsk on Saturday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The left-back received unwarranted bad press from the med...
Ideye's Agent Responds To Fenerbahce Link Amid Reports Super Eagle Demanded N1.06B
Published: May 23, 2020
Brown Ideye's agent, Hootan Ahmadi has denied reports in the Turkish press that his client demanded two million euros yearly wages (N1.06 billion) before signing a contract with Super Lig side Fenerbahce. Besiktas and Malatyaspor are the other teams in Turkey linked with a move for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations wi...
Snapped : Super Eagles GK Arrives In Rotterdam For Contract Talks With Six-time Dutch Champions
Published: May 23, 2020
One-cap Nigeria international Maduka Okoye has arrived in Rotterdam for contract talks with six-time Dutch champions Sparta Rotterdam. According to Voetbal Primeur, the Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper and his agent, Fardy Bachdim were spotted at the Het Kasteel on Friday afternoon (see picture), and they were there f...