Nigeria U17 Player Ratings : Ubani Sensational; Amoo Sparkles; Jabaar Joker; GK Shaibu & Ikenna Shaky
Published: April 14, 2019
Manu Garba's lads edged Tanzania in a nine-goal thriller at the Dar Es Salam National Stadium to kick off the 2019 U-17 AFCON on Sunday. Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule on the players in action thus : The Starters GoalkeeperSuleiman Shaibu: Didn't look convincing and found it difficult to stop the goals from ...
Tanzania 4 Nigeria 5 : Ubani, Amoo, Olaniyan, Jabaar On Target As AFCON Record Is Set
Published: April 14, 2019
Nigeria's Golden Eaglets opened their CAF U-17 AFCON tournament with a goal-laden 5-4 win over hosts Tanzania at the Dar Es Salam National Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It was the highest scoring game in U17 AFCON history, surpassing the Seychelles vs Mali, Cameroon vs Ethiopia and Nigeria vs Eritrea matches that pro...
U17 AFCON: Chelsea, Bournemouth Starlets Omitted As Nigeria Announce Starting XI Vs Tanzania
Published: April 14, 2019
Golden Eaglets head coach, Manu Garba has announced his starting line-up for Sunday afternoon's Africa U17 Cup of Nations opening match against Tanzania at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam. Suleman Shaibu has held off the challenge of Bournemouth U16 star Joseph Oluwabusola and starts in goal for the five-time wo...
Guinea Captain On AFCON Draw : No Need To Delude Yourself, Nigeria Is The Favorite
Published: April 14, 2019
Borussia Mönchengladbach's Guinea winger Ibrahima Traoré has provided some reaction to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw that took place in Cairo on Friday and believes the Super Eagles are the favorites to progress to the round of sixteen in Group B. In an easy looking group on paper, the Super Eagles will also...
Super Eagles Striker Kayode, Barcelona Product Ekpolo, Evergreen Defender Oyewole Score In Europe
Published: April 14, 2019
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs in league matches across Europe on Saturday, April 13. It has taken ex-Golden Eaglets star Olarenwaju Kayode 12 games in all competitions to open his goalscoring account for Ukrainian Premier League champions Shakhtar Donetsk this term a...
Tanzania Coach Admits They Are No Match For Nigeria In Youth Football; Players Promised $8,600 & Cars
Published: April 14, 2019
With just few hours to the opening match of the 2019 U17 AFCON, the head coach of the host country Tanzania has boasted that nothing can stop them from winning their first game against Nigeria. Tanzania who are taking part in the U17 AFCON for the second time in their history, will be up against five-time world cham...
1994 AFCON-Winning Defender Warns Super Eagles Against Complacency In Group B Games
Published: April 14, 2019
1994 Africa Cup of Nations-winning defender Isaac Semitoje is cautiously optimistic that the Nigerian national team have the wherewithal to reach the latter stages of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations but has warned Gernot Rhor and his team to start strongly. The Eagles will play Burundi, Madagascar and Guinea on June ...
U17 AFCON MRI Tests: Golden Eaglets Players Pass; Two Tanzania Players Dropped; Cameroon Worst Hit
Published: April 13, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that five-time world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their U17 Africa Cup of Nations opening match against Tanzania on Sunday, April 14. The news everyone has been waiting for back home is positive, with all the 21 Nigeria U17 players named on t...
Two Wins In Two Games : Mikel Says He Has Enjoyed Captaining Middlesbrough
Published: April 13, 2019
Middlesbrough are still in contention for the playoffs after beating Hull City 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium, their second successive win in the Championship with Obi Mikel captaining the side. Twelve minutes from time and with the opponents probing in search of an equaliser, the Super Eagles midfielder was at the r...
Atalanta's Okoli Could Spark International Tug-Of-War Between Nigeria And Italy
Published: April 13, 2019
Born to Nigeria parents in Vicenza Italy, 17-year-old Caleb Okoli is one of the players who could spark an international tug-of-war between Nigeria and Italy.The youngster is inching closer to making his first-team debut for Atalanta, having made the match day squad against Juventus and Cagliari Calcio in the Serie A a...
Rohr On AFCON Draw : Playing Against Burundi, Madagascar Not An Advantage; They Come With A Lot of Fans
Published: April 13, 2019
Following the draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday, Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is confident of the team's chances although he knows the task will be difficult. The three-time African champions have been drawn with two debutants in the shape of Burundi and Madagascar, plus Guinea in Group B of the...
Golden Eaglets Captain Pre-Match Press Conference : Every Word On Opening Game, Tanzania's Attack, Getting To The Top In Future
Published: April 13, 2019
Golden Eaglets captain Samson Tijani attended the mandatory pre-match press conference on Saturday afternoon along with coach Manu Garba. Here's every word the Collins Edwin Sports Club midfielder told the media : Thoughts on opening game against Tanzania? Thank you very much, the thing is that our game tomo...
Manu Garba Press Conference : Every Word On Tanzania, Spying Mission In Turkey, Players Fitness, Fans & More
Published: April 13, 2019
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba faced the cameras on Saturday afternoon at the pre-match press conference ahead of tomorrow's opening match of the U17 Africa Cup of Nations against Tanzania at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam. Here's every word the 2013 U17 World Cup-winning manager said to the media : Diffic...
Guinea's Belgian Coach, Paul Put Wary Of Super Eagles : They Are A Great Team
Published: April 13, 2019
Guinea have been drawn with Nigeria, Madagascar and Burundi in the group stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Guinea's Belgian coach Paul Put is aware of the potential of the Super Eagles team as he was in the dugout for Burkina Faso when they lost the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. ''We will have ...
Profiling the Super Eagles Group Opponents at AFCON 2019 : Strengths, Weaknesses, Key Players
Published: April 13, 2019
Finally, the balls have been drawn from the pots and every participating country at the 2019 African Cup of Nations can now start preparing the tactics and game styles to employ in maneuvering their group opponents by the time the ball gets rolling in Egypt come June. Below, we will take a distinct look at these tea...