Ex-Nigeria U20 Invitee Threading The Right Path At Stoke City, Stars In Cup Victory
Published: November 20, 2019
Young Nigerian defender Ashinme Kigbu is poised for big things at Stoke City following his recent string of fine performances.The former Manchester City starlet was on from start to finish for the club's U23 team as they beat Wolverhampton Casuals 2-1 to book their place in the quarter-finals of the Staffordshire Senio...
Trabzonspor's Nigerian Striker Walking A Tightrope Ahead Of Galatasaray Clash
Published: November 19, 2019
Anthony Nwakaeme is walking a tightrope ahead of Trabzonspor's Super Lig meeting with champions Galatasaray at the start of next month, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Having picked up three yellow cards in previous matches, Nwakaeme is one booking away from a suspension. If he is shown a yellow card in this week...
Toulouse, Angers, Amiens Interested In Ex-Golden Eaglets Star Due To Osimhen's Exploits With Lille
Published: November 19, 2019
At least three French Ligue 1 clubs are keeping a close watch on promising Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare with a view to a transfer, according to reports. French transfer market website Foot Mercato claims the Ligue 1 is delighted by Victor Osimhen's season with Lille and the Super Eagle has made other French club...
2009 U17 World Cup MVP On Why He Gave Up Football Despite Interest From Chelsea
Published: November 19, 2019
Former Nigeria U17 international Sani Emmanuel has explained that he had to retire from the game at a young age because of a chronic foot injury. The My People FC product was awarded the Golden Ball as the Most Valuable Player of the 2009 FIFA U17 World Cup hosted by Nigeria, scoring five goals to help the Golden Eag...
Iwobi Pleased To Score First Ever Goal In AFCON Qualifiers After Logging 541 Minutes
Published: November 19, 2019
Everton winger Alex Iwobi has spoken of his happiness after opening his account for the Super Eagles in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The former Arsenal man spent 541 minutes on the pitch spread across nine games before netting his first ever goal in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Prior to the c...
U17 World Cup Goal Of The Tournament : Golden Eaglets Star Battling MVP, Golden Boot Winner, 7 Others For Award
Published: November 19, 2019
The ten players nominated for the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup Goal of the Tournament  have been revealed by FIFA and as expected Dabo Babes Academy starlet Ibrahim Said has been included on the shortlist. Said found the net three times for the five-time U17 world champions during the recently concluded tournament in B...
Nigeria U15 Coach Opens Door For Chelsea Starlet, 19-Goal West Ham Winger To Train With Future Eagles
Published: November 19, 2019
Nigeria U15 national team coach Usman Haruna has opened the door for dual-eligible players, Chelsea's Ashley Akpan and West Ham's Joseph Johnson in particular, to train with the Future Eagles. While the Nigeria Football Federation are yet to make a move to cap Akpan, who is also eligible to play for Poland and is o...
Chelsea Icon Mikel Reveals The Best XI Footballers He's Played With In His Career
Published: November 19, 2019
John Obi Mikel has revealed the best eleven players he played with in his career and all the footballers selected previously wore the colours of Chelsea. He has omitted players from Plateau United, Lyn Oslo, Tianjin Teda, Middlesbrough, Trabzonspor and Super Eagles from the ceremonial eleven. According to Turkish ...
Enyimba's Ifeanyi Anaemena Identifies Three Qualities Needed To Make It In Super Eagles
Published: November 19, 2019
Enyimba star Ifeanyi Anaemena was handed a late call-up to the Super Eagles for their recent Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin and Lesotho after Lokomotiv Moscow's Brian Idowu withdrew from the squad owing to passport issues. However, the central defender was a non-playing substitute in the two...
Makinwa Points Out Two Factors That Helped The Super Eagles Beat Benin, Lesotho
Published: November 19, 2019
Katsina United chief coach Henry Makinwa has pointed out two key factors that proved crucial for the Super Eagles in their recent AFCON qualifying victories. Nigeria gave their chances of qualifying for the continental tournament in 2021 a massive boost after picking up two impressive wins over Benin and lately Leso...
Belgian Leagues In And Out : Akpala Returns To KVO; Westerlo End Agreement With Emenike
Published: November 18, 2019
Belgian First Division A club KV Oostende inform via their official website that they have re-signed Nigeria international Joseph Akpala for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season with an option for next season. The experienced striker has returned to KV Oostende following his release by Saudi Pro League side Al-Fa...
Victor Osimhen Display Vs Lesotho : The Making Of An International Star
Published: November 18, 2019
The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Crocodiles of Lesotho 4-2 on Sunday. It was filled with goals on both ends of the field, everyone was entertained. Apparently, the Super Eagles were too strong for their rivals who fought hard till the last minute. It will be disrespectful and unfair to omit the superman for Ni...
Super Eagles Coach Sends Veiled Message To Nigerian Federation Over Contract Renewal
Published: November 18, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has sent a veiled message to the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation over his contract situation, urging Amaju Pinnick to offer him a new deal following a brilliant start to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign. If the German is not offered fresh terms, yesterda...
Mission Accomplished : Osimhen, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi, Chukwueze, Musa Reactions To Win Vs Lesotho
Published: November 18, 2019
After an imperious come-from-behind victory over Lesotho in Maseru yesterday to round off their international commitments for the year 2019, a number of Super Eagles stars have lauded their achievements on their social media handles. Victor Osimhen struck twice at the Lesotho stadium after assisting the duo of Alex ...
Super Eagles Captain Musa Admits Lesotho Proved A Tough Nut To Crack
Published: November 18, 2019
Former Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa used few words when he was asked to comment on the Super Eagles impressive 4-2 win against Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match on Sunday. Gernot Rohr made his first substitution in the 66th minute with the number 7 replacing the Super Eagles second goalscorer ...