Three 'Unknown' Nigerian Players Already Shining In New Season And Must Be Courted By The NFF Soon
Published: August 13, 2019
Izuchukwu Okosi in this piece looks at three young Nigerian players almost unknown to the supporters back home in Nigeria who must be courted by the Nigeria Football Federation for different national teams. 1. Folarin Balogun (Arsenal)The trio of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe may gr...
Ukraine Confirm International Friendly With Super Eagles In Dnipro
Published: August 13, 2019
The Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) have confirmed via their official website that the Ukraine National Team will face three-time African champions Nigeria in an international friendly next month. Nigeria will face the Ukrainians for the first time in history on September 10, 2019, and members of the UAF Exe...
Everton Boss Gives Iwobi Five Days To Prove His Fitness Ahead Of Watford Clash
Published: August 12, 2019
Everton boss Marco Silva has given the club's most expensive signing in the summer transfer window, Alex Iwobi five days to prove his fitness ahead of their next Premier League game against Watford on Saturday. The Nigeria international faces an uphill task to be fit to face the Hornets as he wasn't involved in Arse...
Team Of The Week Honours For Two Nigeria U23 Strikers
Published: August 12, 2019
Lille new signing Victor Osimhen has been named to the Team of the Week in the French Ligue 1 for the opening round of matches.  Football statistics website Whoscored.com has picked the eleven most outstanding players with the Nigeria U23 international making the cut. Osimhen made his presence felt in Lille's 2-...
Official : Monaco Part Company With Former Chelsea Chief Emenalo By Mutual Consent
Published: August 12, 2019
Through a press release published on their official website, Monaco have confirmed that the club and Michael Emenalo have decided to put an end to their collaboration by mutual agreement. The USA 1994 World Cup star arrived in Monaco in November 2017 to take up the position of Sports Director and part of his job d...
'This Boy Is On Flames' - Nigerians React As Osimhen Nets Brace On Lille Debut
Published: August 11, 2019
It took just 19 minutes of action for Victor Osimhen to register his first goal of the season on his debut, before he added his second goal of the game in the 80th minute to help his new side Lille defeat Nantes 2-1.His two wonderful goals are currently one of the hottest topics on social media and here are some of Nig...
Club Brugge's David Okereke Topping The Goal Charts In Belgium
Published: August 11, 2019
David Okereke continued his fine form in front of goal as he netted his fourth of the season in Club Brugge's 2-0 victory over Oostende on Saturday.The 21-year-old left Serie B side Spezia during the summer transfer window and he wasted no time before announcing his arrival in Belgium.Having scored three goals from two...
DFB Pokal: Ukoh Scores; Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi In 18; No Debut For Noah Bazee
Published: August 10, 2019
Here is a round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the German DFB Cup on Saturday, August 10.We begin with FC 08 Villingen's  1 - 3 defeat to Fortuna Düsseldorf. Stephen Ukoh opened the scoring for Villingen in the 42nd minute as he converted from the spot.However, his team could...
Nigerian Federation Announce Historic Friendly Against Ukraine In September
Published: August 09, 2019
The Super Eagles will face Ukraine in a post-AFCON friendly next month, according to the President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick. The game will be staged in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on September 10, three days after a European Championship qualifier against Lithuania. The first window for inte...
'He Was At The Top Vs Tunisia' - Rohr Insists No Cause For Alarm Over Samuel Kalu's Health Scare
Published: August 09, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr insists there is no cause for alarm over the health of Samuel Kalu following the incident that occurred during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Bordeaux winger collapsed in training a day before the Super Eagles opener against Burundi and there had been suggestions that he suffered...
Democratic Republic of Congo In Talks With Rohr Over Vacant National Team Job
Published: August 08, 2019
Florent Ibenge has quit as coach of Democratic Republic of Congo national team after five years in the role. According to congoprofond.net, Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is the favourite to replace Ibenge and Constant Omari, president of FECOFA, has opened a line of communication with the former Bayern Munich defende...
Onuachu Left Out Of Midtjylland Squad Vs Glasgow Rangers, Two Nigerians In
Published: August 07, 2019
Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu has been left out of the FC Midtjylland squad for their Europa League third qualifying round tie against Glasgow Rangers on Thursday evening. Onuachu has been given an extended break after representing the Super Eagles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The 25-year-old has been ...
Will Super Eagles Most Improved Player Make An Inevitable Transfer Decision?
Published: August 07, 2019
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo occupied the third position in the pecking order of center-backs in Gernot Rohr's team during the AFCON 2019 qualifying campaign.Surprisingly, thanks to his commitment and determination, Omeruo became an untouchable figure in Rohr's starting line-up during the tournament in Egypt.Hi...
Obi Mikel Named In Trabzonspor Squad For Europa League Match Vs Sparta Prague
Published: August 07, 2019
Former Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is in line to make his competitive debut for Trabzonspor when they face Sparta Prague in the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round on Thursday, August 8. The central midfielder was among the twenty players that landed in the Czech Republic capital with Turkish Airlines on Tu...
The 60 Most Promising U20 Players In The World : One Nigerian Player Chosen
Published: August 07, 2019
Celebrated Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport has unveiled its list of the sixty most promising U20 players in the world and one Nigerian player made the cut. Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has been included on the list of young players in sparkling form at the moment. Rhian Brewster (Liverpool), Etha...