6 Goals In 4 Matches : Nigeria Target Abraham Named Championship Player Of The Month
Published: December 03, 2018
Nigeria Football Federation target Tammy Abraham has been named the Player of the Month in the EFL Championship for November 2018. Whoscored picked the Chelsea loanee as the most outstanding player in the English second-tier after scoring in three successive games, accumulating six goals in the process. Abraham...
FC Zurich's Super Eagles Striker Odey Hits Double Digits In Goals
Published: December 03, 2018
Nigeria international Stephen Odey took his tally for the season to ten goals across all competitions as FC Zürich claimed a 2-0 win against Grasshopper on match day 16 in the Swiss Super League on Sunday evening. FC Zürich dominated the game and had 24 shots on target, one of which was the 84th minute goal netted...
Villarreal's MOTM Chukwueze Outshines Messi In One Key Stat, Level With Barca Superstar On Fouls Won
Published: December 02, 2018
Samuel Chukwueze has really come of age after starring for Villarreal despite their 2-0 loss to European powerhouse Barcelona in a La Liga match at Camp Nou on Sunday evening. Chukwueze and his teammates gave everything but a goal in each half from Gerard Pique and Carles Alena condemned the visitors to their sixth ...
Club Brugge's Dennis, FCM's Onuachu, Dinamo Minsk's Fatai, Randers' Egho Score For Euro Clubs
Published: December 02, 2018
Round up of the Nigerian players that were on target for their European clubs on Sunday, December 2. In the Danish Super Liga, ex-Nigeria U23 invitee Paul Onuachu bagged the winner for FC Midtjylland as they beat Randers 2-1 at BioNutria Park Randers. The lanky striker scored the crucial goal 12 minutes into the ...
Super Falcons Unsung Hero Ayinde Omitted From CAF Best XI; Ebi, Oluehi In; Oshoala, Ordega Bench
Published: December 02, 2018
Asarums IF midfielder Halimatu Ayinde was a shock omission from CAF Best XI of the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations following the conclusion of the tournament in Ghana. Ayinde was the unsung hero as the Super Falcons were crowned champions for the ninth time after a hard fought win on penalties against South Africa...
Nigeria Strikers Bentley, Osimhen Score; NFF Targets Abraham, Torunarigha Help Clubs Record Road Wins
Published: December 02, 2018
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs on Saturday, December 1. Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has now scored in four successive matches for Aston Villa in the Championship after finding the net in their 3-0 rout of Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. On 64 minutes, Abra...
2018 AWCON Final: Five Talking Points From Nigeria's Win Against South Africa
Published: December 01, 2018
The Super Falcons Saturday evening retained their Africa Women Nations Cup title after a nerve wrecking penalty shootout win over South Africa.The game ended scoreless after 120 minutes but Nigeria like in the semifinals triumphed from the spots. Izuchukwu Okosi takes a look at the major things noticed from the game......
Super Falcons Player Ratings: Oluehi Shines; Ayinde Best Outfielder; High Marks For Defenders; Ajibade Not So Good; Okobi Impresses
Published: December 01, 2018
Nigeria won the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations after a 4-3 penalty shoot–out defeat of South Africa following a scoreless 120–minute attrition in Accra on Saturday night. The Super Falcons played a clever, controlled game at the Accra Sports Stadium and certainly looked quite impressive. Goalkeeper Tochukwu...
Nigeria 0 South Africa 0 (AET, 4-3 Pens) : Ebere, Chikwelu, Ihezuo, Uchendu Score In Shootout As Falcons Are Crowned Champions Of Africa Again
Published: December 01, 2018
Tochukwu Oluehi was heroic as Nigeria emerged champions of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over South Africa at the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday night.The game ended 0-0 after 120 minutes in Accra. Nigeria have now won the competition a record nine times.Heading to the...
Three Things Learned From Nigeria Players' Performance Last Weekend: Iwobi's Showboating, Chukwueze New Star, Ekong Consistent
Published: December 01, 2018
As Nigerian players get on the pitches across Europe to help their club gain victories in their league matches this weekend, we recall three major takeaways from some of the boys' efforts in the penultimate weekend.1. A New Star Is Born In Chukwueze Super Eagles new kid on the block Samuel Chukwueze scored in Villarrea...
Portugal Defender To Cost Barcelona N2.1B If He Plays Against Samuel Chukwueze's Villarreal
Published: December 01, 2018
Barcelona are set to pay Benfica 5,094,965 euros (approximately N2.1B in Nigerian currency) if Portugal international defender Nelson Semedo features against Samuel Chukwueze's Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday evening. According to Marca, Semedo's contract between Barcelona and Benfica specified that, for every 50 ma...
Super Eagles Striker Iheanacho Confirms : Leicester City Coach Is A Friend Of Gernot Rohr
Published: December 01, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho has confirmed that Leicester City manager Claude Puel is a good pal of Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr. It would be recalled that the German previously stated that he contacted Puel to hand more game time to the Foxes number eight in the months leading up to the 2018 World Cup. ''He’s a great m...
Super Eagles Striker Aminu Umar Brilliant Volley Rescues Point For Rizespor
Published: November 30, 2018
Out-of-favour Nigeria international Aminu Umar rescued a point for Rizespor in their Turkish Super Lig clash against Ankaragucu at çaykur Didi Stadyumu on Friday evening. Mostapha El Kabir scored with header to give the visitors the lead after 20 minutes and the score was unchanged heading into halftime. Early i...
Will Ebuehi Be Ready For AFCONQ Vs Seychelles? Update On Benfica Fullback
Published: November 30, 2018
Benfica fullback Tyronne Ebuehi's treatment is going according to plan ahead of the Super Eagles final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Seychelles in March 2019. Ex-Feyenoord midfielder Wessel Weezenberg, who handles the affairs of Ebuehi, has provided an update on the former ADO Den Haag star but has refused to ...
Five Games For Nigerian Football Fans To Look Forward To This Weekend: African Queens, Iwobi, Kalu, Chukwueze Vs Pique, Leicester vs Watford
Published: November 30, 2018
The leagues across the world return this weekend with some exciting matches involving Nigerian players. The women's national team, the Super Falcons as well will be in action as they aim to conquer African again. Izuchukwu Okosi highlights five matches we can't wait to watch this weekend. 1. Nigeria vs South Africa...