Nigeria U20s Strength And Weakness Revealed By Rohr Ahead Of AFCON Showdown Vs Mali
Published: February 11, 2019
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr reckons that the Flying Eagles lack of firepower in attack is their greatest weakness ahead of their semifinal showdown with Mali in the U20 Africa Cup of Nations. Paul Aigbogun's side have shown great defensive solidity in their three matches so far at the ongoing tournament, having fail...
Top Interceptor Against Udinese, Ola Aina Named In Italian Serie A Team Of The Week
Published: February 11, 2019
Ola Aina has been recognized for his outstanding performance this past weekend for Torino after he was included in Whoscored.com's Serie A Team of the Week. The Nigeria international's 31st minute header, his first goal in Torino's colours, secured all three points for the Maroons in a match day 23 fixture against W...
Four Players Who Have Featured For Chelsea First Team Named In Nigerian TOTW; Awoniyi, Iwobi, Omeruo Make Cut
Published: February 11, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com rounds up the best performers from the past week in its team of the week. GoalkeeperDaniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs): The new Chiefs signing was between the sticks to help them to a 1-1 draw versus Orlando Pirates in a PSL game at the FNB Stadium.DefendersFikayo Tomori (Derby County): The Chelsea l...
Rohr Reveals Ighalo's Super Eagles Spot Not In Jeopardy, China League One Or Not
Published: February 11, 2019
Gernot Rohr has insisted that Odion Ighalo's spot in the Super Eagles squad is not in jeopardy whether or not he switches clubs before the close of the Chinese transfer window on February 28. Allnigeriasoccer.com can reveal that the Changchun Yatai frontman had already made up his mind to remain in China from the wo...
Rohr Names The Three Super Eagles Players Who Can Be Deployed In Mikel's Playmaker Position
Published: February 11, 2019
Gernot Rohr has dismissed suggestions that the Super Eagles are lacking a natural number ten in the the center of the pitch ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with the international future of Obi Mikel up in the air.The German football tactician has stressed that he is not searching for a playmaker and has identif...
Barcelona Femení New Signing Oshoala Scores Fastest Debut Goal For European Club
Published: February 10, 2019
Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala netted in her maiden appearance for Barcelona Femení as they recorded a comprehensive 4-0 win against Rayo Vallecano at the Ciudad Deportiva Rayo Vallecano Campo 4 (Madrid) on Sunday. The Dalian Quanjian loanee replaced Alexia Putellas in the 62nd minute and opened her account f...
Chelsea Loanee Ola Aina First Goal In 400 Days Seals Win For Torino Against Udinese
Published: February 10, 2019
Ola Aina had to wait until his 22nd appearance for Torino in all competitions before opening his goal-scoring account for The Maroons. The Nigeria international scored what proved to the game-winning goal in Torino's 1-0 win against William Troost-Ekong's Udinese at Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino on Sunday afternoon. ...
Omeruo Shows Off Defensive Prowess As CD Leganes Thrash Real Betis 3-0
Published: February 10, 2019
Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo was in action for 90 minutes on Sunday afternoon as his La Liga side Leganes thrashed ten man Real Betis 3-0 at their Estadio Municipal Butarque. Omeruo, playing in his 16th league game of the campaign, was also booked, a yellow card in the 53rd minute which was his  third of the seaso...
Tunde Adeniji Speaks On His 94th Minute Equaliser On Al Nasr Debut, Super Eagles AFCON Chances
Published: February 10, 2019
Super Eagles striker Tunde Adeniji has expressed his delight at scoring on his competitive debut for Al Nasr as they shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw against Al Salmiyah on Saturday afternoon. Al Nasr came away with one point from the Thamir Stadium when Adeniji restored parity in the 94th minute. ''I feel very ...
'It's A Hard One To Take' - Middlesbrough's Mikel Reacts To Leeds United Last-Minute Goal
Published: February 10, 2019
Nigeria international, John Obi Mikel hailed the impact of Middlesbrough fans in their Championship draw with Leeds United on Saturday, while insinuating they deserved to have come away from that encounter with a victory.Lewis Wing's 47th minute goal had Boro sailing through but was eventually cancelled out by Kalvin P...
Iwobi Ranked Nigeria's Most Valuable Player In Europe Top 5 Leagues Ahead Of Leicester City Stars
Published: February 09, 2019
Alex Iwobi has retained his ranking as Nigeria's most valuable player across the top five leagues in Europe. According to new figures published by CIES Football Observatory, the Arsenal winger's transfer value now stands at 63.7 million euros, an increase of €8.5 million. Iwobi's transfer value is €8.5 million ...
U20 AFCON Flying Eagles Semifinal Opponents : Aigbogun Refuses To Pick Between Ghana & Mali
Published: February 09, 2019
Ibrahim Alhassan's 73rd minute goal against Niger on Friday evening proved to be the match winner as Nigeria booked their spot at this summer's FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland. With Senegal assured of top spot in Group B, the Flying Eagles will face either Ghana or Mali in the semifinals of the U20 AFCON at Stade Gén...
Health Certificate Scandal : Francis Uzoho Left Out Of Squad, Αnorthosis Vice Chairman Arrested
Published: February 09, 2019
Francis Uzoho has been left out of the Anorthosis Famagusta squad for their First Division match against Nea Salamis on Saturday afternoon. The Board of Directors of Anorthosis issued a statement on Friday explaining that the Nigerian has been dropped from the squad due to the climate of recent days and to avoid fu...
Kaizer Chiefs New Boy Akpeyi Debuts With No.40 Jersey Against One Of His Most Difficult Opponents
Published: February 09, 2019
If the last two training sessions held by Kaizer Chiefs are anything to go by, Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is poised to make his maiden appearance for  the Johannesburg club this afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com understands. Akpeyi was a deadline day signing from PSL rivals Chippa United in the January tra...
Four Things We Noticed From Nigeria U20s 1-0 Win Against Niger
Published: February 08, 2019
The Flying Eagles on Friday confirmed their qualification to the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland with a 1-0 win over hosts Niger which ensured they topped Group A of the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations with seven points.Izuchukwu Okosi presents four takeaways from the crucial game.1. Niger Exploited Nigeria's Right S...