UEFA Champions League : Awaziem Makes Debut, Henry In Action As Galatasaray Lose To Porto
Published: December 11, 2018
Super Eagles duo of Henry Onyekuru and Chidozie Awaziem were in action for their clubs, Galatasaray and Porto, Tuesday evening in a Match day 6 action at the Turk Telecom Stadium in Istanbul which ended 2-3 in favour of the Portuguese side.Onyekuru came off the bench in the 46th minute in place of  Rony Donk while at ...
Five Takeaways From Nigeria Players Performances In Europe Last Weekend
Published: December 11, 2018
Nigerian players were in action for their various clubs across Europe this past weekend with varying results. Izuchukwu Okosi picks out five from the lot and highlights the significance of their contributions.1. Blessing Eleke Is One To Keep An Eye OnFC Luzern played out a 2-2 draw against Grasshoppers on Sunday in the...
Super Eagles Star Eddy Onazi Named In Turkish Super Lig Team Of The Week
Published: December 11, 2018
Super Eagles star Eddy Onazi has been named in the Turkish Super Lig Team of the Week for the last round of matches in the division. The central midfielder has been rewarded with a spot in the Team of the Week by Whoscored following his 89th minute goal which helped Trabzonspor to defeat Konyaspor 3-0 on Saturday, D...
Club Brugge Vs Atlético Madrid Team News : Why Ex-Nigeria U15 Star Has Been Omitted From Squad
Published: December 11, 2018
Former Nigeria U15 international Emmanuel Dennis will certainly not figure for Belgium champions Club Brugge in their match day six Champions League fixture against Atlético Madrid at Jan Breydelstadion on Tuesday evening. Manager of Club Brugge, Ivan Leko announced a 19-man roster on Monday, with the winger not ma...
Super Eagles Newbie Chukwueze To Discover First Team Fate As Villarreal Appoint New Coach
Published: December 11, 2018
One-cap Nigeria international Samuel Chukwueze will discover his first-team fate at Villarreal in the coming days, with the Yellow Submarine doing away with the services of Calleja and appointing Luis García Plaza as the new coach of the club on Monday, December 10. Javier Calleja handed the former Flying Eagles st...
Top Dribbler, Most Fouled Player : Ola Aina Holds His Own In Battle Of Chelsea Loanees
Published: December 10, 2018
In his first full game since recovering from injury, Ola Aina impressed as Torino were held to a goalless draw by Serie A giants AC Milan at the Giuseppe Meazza on Sunday evening. The AC Milan starting line-up contained France international Tiemoué Bakayoko and the Super Eagles star held his own in the battle of tw...
South Korea Coach On 2019 World Cup Draw : Second Game Crucial, We Have To Beat Nigeria
Published: December 10, 2018
South Korea are already sweating on qualification to the knockout rounds of the 2019 Women's World Cup after they were drawn with France, Norway and Africa powerhouse Nigeria in Group A. In order to qualify for the last sixteen, South Korea manager Yoon Deok-yeo plans to beat Nigeria when the two countries face off ...
Outstanding Super Eagles GK Uzoho Banishes Cadiz Memories After Starring Vs Sporting Gijón
Published: December 10, 2018
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho came through Sunday's comeback game against Sporting Gijón unscathed. The Deportivo de La Coruña loanee had been out of action since November 4 after suffering a fracture of the seventh costal arch following a heavy blow to the ribs in Elche's 5-1 loss to Cadiz. Uzoho was ...
U20 WAFU Cup Nigeria 0 Niger 0 : Flying Eagles Fail To Breakdown Junior Ménas Defense
Published: December 09, 2018
Flying Eagles of Nigeria started their WAFU U20 Cup campaign in Lome, Togo with a goalless draw against Junior Mena of Niger Republic.The Flying Eagles played without fluidity at the Stade Municipal on Sunday.Nigeria were hoping to start the tourney on a sound footing, but they could not capitalize on long spells of po...
Luzern's Eleke Hits Double Digits In Goals, Austria Vienna's Edomwonyi Ends Goal Drought
Published: December 09, 2018
A round up of the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs in European League matches on Sunday, December 9. In the Austrian Bundesliga, former Flying Eagles invitee Bright Edomwonyi ended a four-month goal drought after finding the net for FK Austria Vienna in their 2-1 loss at  Mattersburg....
Five Things Thomas Dennerby, NFF Need To Do To Make Nigeria Have A Good WWC
Published: December 09, 2018
The draw for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was held Saturday evening with African champions, Nigeria's Super Falcons in Group A with France (hosts), Korea Republic and Norway.Izuchukwu Okosi takes a look at five things the head coach Thomas Dennerby and the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation need to addres...
Nigeria Coach Names One Striker He'll Certainly Include In 2019 World Cup Squad
Published: December 09, 2018
Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has revealed that he will certainly include Guingamp frontwoman Desire Oparanozie on the roster for the 2019 Women's World Cup. The center forward was not involved in the Africa Women Cup of Nations showpiece against South Africa due to a thigh injury she sustained in the ...
France Coach: Nigeria Are A Great Team Even Though We Beat Them 8-0
Published: December 09, 2018
France, host of the 2019 Women's World Cup from June 7 to July 7, will play against Norway, South Korea and Nigeria in Group A, according to the draw held Saturday at the Seine Musicale (Boulogne-Billancourt) Despite France being the third ranked nation in the FIFA ranking, The Blues manager Corinne Diacre has empha...
WWC: The Reason World's Best Footballer Asked To Be Left Out Of Squad To Face Nigeria On June 8
Published: December 09, 2018
Ada Hegerberg, who recently won the first women's Ballon d'Or, has asked to be left out of the Norway squad for next summer's FIFA Women's World Cup, meaning she will not take to the pitch when the Scandinavians meet Nigeria in their mouthwatering opener on June 8. Around one and a half years ago, the Lyon star anno...
Chelsea's Norway Stars Admit Group A Is Group Of Death: Nigeria Best Team From Pot Four
Published: December 09, 2018
African champions, Nigeria, have been drawn in Group A of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup alongside hosts France, former European, World and Olympic champions Norway and South Korea. Reacting to the draw that took place on Saturday, Chelsea's Norway stars Maren Mjelde and Maria Thorisdottir believe the Scandinavians w...