2003-born Sparta Rotterdam striker Emegha dedicates first professional goal to deceased teammate
Published: May 08, 2021
Dutch-Nigerian-Togolese striker Emanuel Emegha has dedicated his first professional goal to his deceased teammate Ousmane Kone. Sparta Rotterdam thrashed Vitesse Arnhem 3-0 at the Sparta-stadion "Het Kasteel" on Friday, with the former Netherlands U15 international scoring the final goal of the game in the 80th minu...
Championship final day : Watford's Success, Reading's Olise, Wycombe's Onyedinma on target
Published: May 08, 2021
Three Nigeria-eligible players, namely Watford's Isaac Success, Reading's Michael Olise and Wycombe Wanderers' Fred Onyedinma, got on the scoresheet on the final day of the 2020-2021 Championship season. Super Eagles striker Success ended a goal drought that lasted for 833 days when he wrapped up the scoring for th...
Villarreal sweat over fitness of Chukwueze ahead of Europa League showpiece against Man Utd
Published: May 07, 2021
Spanish club Villarreal are sweating over the fitness of one of their key players, Samuel Chukwueze less than three weeks before they face Manchester United in the Europa League final. It's a no-brainer that the Nigeria international would be involved in the showpiece at the Stadion Energa Gdańsk in Poland if he reco...
Fit-again Super Eagles star Olayinka helps Slavia Prague reach Czech Cup final
Published: May 06, 2021
Slavia Prague have progressed to the final of the MOL Cup following their 3-0 rout of city rivals Sparta at the Generali Arena on Wednesday evening. Nigeria international Peter Olayinka has apparently returned to fitness as he was in action for the current Czech champions for the second game running. Since the s...
Lorient striker Moffi best-rated player in U21 TOTM Europe's top five leagues
Published: May 05, 2021
Lorient striker Terem Moffi has been named in the U21 Team of the Month, Europe's top five leagues by football statistics website Whoscored.com. In order to qualify for the all-star XI, outfielders aged 21 and under and goalkeepers aged 23 and under must have made at least two league appearances during the month of...
Osimhen's former coach convinced Napoli's record signing will become a global superstar
Published: May 05, 2021
Mario Notaro, former coach of Victor Osimhen at Sporting Charleroi, has tipped the Napoli striker to become a global superstar in the future. The Nigeria national teamer was linked with a plethora of big clubs last summer but ended up joining Napoli for a club record fee of 70 million euros, with Lille cashing in f...
Nigeria handed boost in pursuit of left-footed Augsburg center back Uduokhai
Published: May 05, 2021
The Nigeria Football Federation and manager Gernot Rohr have received a potential boost in their pursuit of Felix Uduokhai after it emerged that the left-footed central defender is set to miss out on selection for the upcoming 2020 European Championship. According to authoritative German newspaper Bild, Uduokhai is...
Lightning-quick Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen sets record in Napoli's draw with Cagliari
Published: May 03, 2021
Victor Osimhen set a sprint record during Napoli's 1-1 draw with Cagliari at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Sunday. According to Napolicalciolive, the lightning-quick Nigeria international clocked a top speed of 33.25 km / h, making him the fastest player on parade for both teams. In the penultimate round of matc...
Top 10s across Europe : Rangers duo Aribo, Balogun joint-fifth in Scottish Premiership
Published: May 03, 2021
The CIES Football Observatory has put together a list of the top ten performing players across the European Leagues using statistics from sports data company InStat. The metric considers the technical gestures achieved by players, their playing time, as well as the level of the competitions in which matches were pl...
Simy disappointed after Ronaldo rejected jersey-swap request; Crotone star wants Messi, Lewandowski shirts
Published: May 02, 2021
Crotone's all-time top scorer Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo has revealed that he was disappointed after Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo rejected his offer to swap shirts. The Nigeria international was keen to secure Ronaldo's jersey following a Serie A clash this season but the Portugal icon handed the shirt to his com...
Napoli's Osimhen on target but suffers head injury; Simon scores and assists in Nantes big win
Published: May 02, 2021
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen and Nantes winger Moses Simon both opened the scoring for their European clubs in league matches on Sunday afternoon. Napoli and Cagliari shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium, with in-form Osimhen breaking the deadlock in the 13th minute. The Blues ...
Nigeria captain comes off bench as Barca beat PSG to set up meeting with Chelsea in UWCL final
Published: May 02, 2021
Barcelona defeated French side Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in the second leg of their semifinal on Sunday afternoon to set up a meeting with Chelsea in the UEFA Women's Champions League final. Asisat Oshoala's injury problems are well and truly over with manager Lluís Cortés introducing her off the bench for the fina...
'Lesson for everybody not to give up' - Super Eagles Head of Scouting on Leicester striker Iheanacho
Published: May 01, 2021
Gernot Rohr's chief scout, Tunde Adelakun is delighted with the progress made by Kelechi Iheanacho at Leicester City in 2020-2021.  The English-based talent spotter revealed that he advised the Manchester City academy product to always have faith in his abilities in the wake of his axing from the Super Eagles squad t...
5ft 8in tall ex-Eagles assistant captain Onazi celebrates first headed goal of his career in Lithuania
Published: May 01, 2021
It has taken former Super Eagles assistant captain Eddy Onazi ten games in all competitions to open his goalscoring account for Lithuanian champions Žalgiris Vilnius. The Lazio youth team product was among the scorers as Žalgiris Vilnius thrashed Dainava Alytus 5-1 in a gameweek 11 A Lyga clash staged at the Alytau...
Ex-Flying Eagles midfielder Adamu thrown out of Menemenspor squad for indiscipline
Published: April 30, 2021
Former Nigeria U20 international Ibrahim Alhassan Adamu will play no part when Menemenspor take on Ankara Keciörengücü on game week 33 in the Turkish First League on Saturday, May 1. Through a press release, Menemenspor stated that Adamu has been excluded from the playing staff with the decision of the board of d...