Three-time World Cupper joins Super Falcons camp ahead of second friendly against Canada
Published: April 10, 2022
Three-time World Cupper Francisca Ordega is the latest player to link up with the national team in Canada ahead of their second friendly against the Olympic champions. The CSKA Moscow striker was named on the roster for both friendlies but didn't show up in camp until today. With the arrival of Oredga, the Nige...
The reason Super Eagles striker Ighalo did not make AFC Champions League debut vs Sharjah
Published: April 09, 2022
Super Eagles star Odion Ighalo was a surprise omission from Al Hilal matchday squad for their AFC Champions League clash against Sharjah Cultural Sports Club on Friday night. Allnigeriasoccer.com has been told that manager Ramon Diaz did not summon the former Manchester United striker for last night's clash at Princ...
Canada 2 Nigeria 0 : Chelsea star among the scorers as Super Falcons lose to Olympic champions
Published: April 09, 2022
African champions, Super Falcons early Saturday morning suffered a 2-0 defeat in the first of their two-legged friendly games against Canada at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver reports allnigeriasoccer.com. Chelsea midfielder Jessie Fleming and ex-Bordeaux center back Vanessa Gilles scored for the hosts in the second...
Pinnick speaks on foreign coach, percentage of home-based players in Nigeria XI, Peseiro, third term
Published: April 08, 2022
Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has revealed that the Board has decided that a foreign coach will be appointed for the Super Eagles within the next ten days, but has not mentioned a frontrunner for the vacant job.  Last week, the Federation announced that they have terminated the appointm...
Super Eagles striker Dessers convinced Feyenoord were the better team in thriller vs Slavia
Published: April 08, 2022
As far as Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers is concerned, Feyenoord were the better team during their 3-3 draw with Slavia Prague in a quarterfinal Europa Conference League clash at Stadion Feijenoord 'De Kuip'  on Thursday. The Dutch Eredivisie side thought they would be taking a one-goal advantage into the seco...
Rangers' Nigeria international left-back named in Europa League Team of the Week
Published: April 08, 2022
Versatile Rangers left-back Calvin Bassey has been named in the Europa Team of the Week by football statistics website Whoscored following the conclusion of the first leg quarterfinal matches on Thursday, April 7. The Nigeria international was one of the standout performers for the Light Blues in a 1-0 loss to Sport...
The seventeen players in camp ahead of Super Falcons' friendlies against Olympic champions
Published: April 08, 2022
Seventeen of the players invited for the Super Falcons double-header against Olympic champions Canada have reported for international duty, the Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed. In the first match, the current African champions will take on the Canadians at BC Place in Vancouver on Friday, April 8 and the...
Nigeria underage international nominated for UECL POTW after goal and assist vs Feyenoord
Published: April 08, 2022
Nigeria underage international Yira Sor continued his fairytale Europa Conference League story by getting on the scoresheet and providing an assist for Slavia Prague in a six-goal thriller against Feyenoord Rotterdam at De Kuip on Thursday evening. Since making his debut in the competition against Fenerbahce on Febr...
Ex-Rangers star reckons introduction of Aribo broke up Sporting Braga's momentum
Published: April 07, 2022
The second leg of the Europa League quarterfinal clash between Rangers and Sporting Braga is beautifully poised after the Portuguese setup earned a slender advantage in Thursday night's clash at the Estádio Municipal de Braga. Abel Ruiz's finish past Allan McGregor at the goalkeeper's left post in the 40th minute ...
UEL : Super Eagles trio on show as Rangers suffer slender loss to Braga in Portugal
Published: April 07, 2022
Super Eagles trio of Leon Balogun, Calvin Bassey and Joe Aribo were in action for Scottish Premier League giants Glasgow Rangers on Thursday night in the quarterfinals, first leg of the UEFA Europa League tie against Portuguese side Braga at the Estadio de Municipal des Braga. Braga won the battle 1-0 ahead of the seco...
'He hasn't suffered an injury' - Napoli provide update on Osimhen ahead of Fiorentina clash
Published: April 07, 2022
Through their official website, Napoli have confirmed that Victor Osimhen has not suffered an injury ahead of their Serie A clash with Fioretina at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Nigeria international felt some discomfort in his muscle during Wednesday's workout and was attended to by Na...
Local or foreign coach for Super Eagles : Amuneke says let the will of Nigerians prevail
Published: April 07, 2022
With the Nigeria Football Federation disengaging the Super Eagles technical crew led by Augustine Eguavoen following the failure of the national team to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, the Super Eagles coaching job is now vacant. The Nigerian Federation's Technical Committee has been mandated to make recommendations...
'He's been away at the AFCON' - Ex-Tottenham star suggests Aribo is suffering from burnout
Published: April 07, 2022
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Rangers fullback Alan Hutton has suggested that Joe Aribo is mentally exhausted after playing several games for club and country this season.The versatile midfielder was one of the promising players for the Light Blues in the first half of the campaign but his performance levels have droppe...
Eguavoen's assistant vs Ghana, Amuneke reveals why 'strong player' Etebo was replaced
Published: April 07, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen's assistant for the back-to-back matches with Ghana last month, Emmanuel Amuneke has explained that the substitution of Oghenekaro Etebo was designed to put the Super Eagles on the front foot .In what was his third competitive match for club and country in five months after recovering from a quad inj...
Eguavoen admits he gambled in closing minutes against Ghana by bringing on four strikers
Published: April 06, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen has acknowledged that he gambled in the closing minutes of his side's 1-1 draw with Ghana in a 2022 World Cup playoff at the MKO Abiola Stadium last Tuesday. Nigeria had as many as five players classed as strikers on the pitch for the last five minutes, with Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Sadiq Umar an...