Villarreal Winger Chukwueze Makes His Comeback Ahead Of Super Eagles Squad Announcement
Published: February 22, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze played his first game since recovering from a groin injury as Villarreal were held to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao in a La Liga clash staged at San Mamés on Sunday night. The Nigeria international took to the pitch as a replacement for Alfonso Pedraza with five minutes remaining. Having returne...
Napoli Striker Osimhen Regains Consciousness After Collapsing On The Pitch In Serie A Match
Published: February 21, 2021
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen could not complete his team's 4-2 loss to Atalanta on Sunday evening after losing consciousness in the closing minutes of the game.   The Nigeria international collapsed on the pitch and was stretchered off after hitting his head on the turf following a challenge by Cristian Romero. I...
Rangers Yet To Lose A Game With Aribo On The Scoresheet; Super Eagle Delighted To Score Again
Published: February 21, 2021
Scottish Premiership champions-in-waiting Glasgow Rangers are yet to lose a game with their Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo getting on the scoresheet. The former Charlton Athletic man netted for the second game running in all competitions as the Light Blues thrashed Dundee United 4-1 at Ibrox Stadium on Sunday. Ar...
Ex-Chelsea Center Back Omeruo Helps Leganes Set New Club Record For Consecutive Wins
Published: February 21, 2021
Leganes defeated C.D. Tenerife 1-0 at Estadio Municipal de Butarque on Sunday afternoon with former Chelsea center back Kenneth Omeruo on parade for the home team. With five straight wins, The Pepineros set a new club record for consecutive wins, beating their previous four-match winning run they achieved three time...
Super Eagles Fullback Ebuehi Opens Account For FC Twente After 1,906 Minutes
Published: February 21, 2021
Tyronne Ebuehi finally opened his goalscoring account for FC Twente as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Dutch Eredivisie powerhouse Feyenoord at De Grolsch Veste on Sunday afternoon. The Nigeria national international had gone 1,906 minutes in all competitions without finding the net before scoring his first goal in ...
Nigeria 1 Uzbekistan 0 : Ayinde's Half-Volley Enough For Win ; Two American-born Players Debut
Published: February 20, 2021
Halimat Ayinde's second half strike was enough for African champions Nigeria to beat Uzbekistan at the ongoing Turkish Women's Cup on Saturday evening. Super Falcons new manager Randy Waldrum handed a full debut to former United States youth-teamer Toni Payne and another American-born player in Patricia George was i...
Rohr On Learning From Real Madrid Coach Zidane, Respect Shown To Him By Mikel, Victor Moses
Published: February 20, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that he is still in contact with his former player, Zinédine Zidane who now coaches La Liga champions Real Madrid. Under the tutelage of the German football tactician, Zidane was a key member of the Bordeaux side beaten by Bayern Munich in the 1996 UEFA Cup final. The Bor...
Super Eagles Star Balogun Impresses At Right Back But Admits He Can't Replace Rangers Skipper
Published: February 19, 2021
Super Eagles center back Leon Balogun impressed in a right-back role as Rangers won by the odd goal in seven in a Europa League round of 32 clash against Royal Antwerp at Bosuilstadion (Deurne) on Thursday night. With 24 minutes played, the Nigeria international came off the bench to replace Rangers skipper James Ta...
Former Flying Eagles Striker Nominated For Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month
Published: February 19, 2021
Former Nigeria U20 international Sammy Ameobi has been shortlisted for the Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month for January. The Nottingham Forest star's goal has been nominated for the monthly accolade alongside efforts from Swansea City's Matt Grimes (vs Rotherham United) and Reading's John Swift (vs Coventry Ci...
Leicester Coach Insists Super Eagles Duo Unfairly Booked Vs Slavia; Iheanacho Suspended Return Leg
Published: February 19, 2021
Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers has insisted that Super Eagles duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were unfairly booked during his side's goalless draw with Peter Olayinka's Slavia Prague in a Europa League round of 32 tie on Thursday evening. While Ndidi was shown a yellow card for a foul in the 46th minut...
UEL : Super Eagles Star Aribo On Target As Glasgow Rangers Score For A 37th Match In A Row
Published: February 19, 2021
Joe Aribo was on target as Glasgow Rangers won by the odd goal in seven in a Europa League round of 32 first leg clash against Royal Antwerp at Bosuilstadion (Deurne) on Thursday night. When the Super Eagles star found the back of the net in the 39th minute to open the scoring, it meant Steven Gerrard's team have sc...
'We Believe He Can Participate' - Villarreal Coach Emery Counting On Chukwueze Vs Salzburg
Published: February 18, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze has made a miraculous recovery from injury and was included in Villarreal's traveling squad for Thursday’s UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match against FC Salzburg in Austria. The Nigeria international underwent a procedure in Munich, Germany exactly two weeks ago and has been inactive for 41 days...
Nigeria 1 CSKA Moscow 0 : Ihezuo Scores First Half Winner; Ex-USA Youth Team Star Plays First Game
Published: February 18, 2021
Reigning African champions Nigeria defeated CSKA Moscow 1-0 at the EMR Sports Complex on Thursday morning in their opening match of the fifth edition of the Turkish Women's Cup. The novelty in manager Randy Waldrum's starting lineup was Toni Payne who was making her first appearance for the Super Falcons after switc...
Sanusi's 'Foul' On Ronaldo : Arsene Wenger, Ex-Chelsea Boss Gullit Insist Juventus Deserved A Penalty
Published: February 18, 2021
Iconic former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger and ex-Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit have insisted that Juventus deserved a penalty during their Champions League round of 16 clash against Porto on Wednesday.  Porto established a two-goal lead by the 46th minute after goals from Mehdi Taremi and Moussa Marega but Federico Chi...
Benfica Loanee Ebuehi Admits It Was A Dream To Represent Nigeria At 2018 World Cup
Published: February 17, 2021
Haarlem-born right-back Tyronne Ebuehi has admitted that it was dream to play for the Super Eagles at the 2018 World Cup. Having played the whole of Nigeria's international friendlies before the tournament in Russia, six in total, the Nigeria Football Federation locked up the international future of the Benfica loan...