Besiktas Slap In Bid For Nigeria U23 Captain Okechukwu
Published: June 15, 2019
Turkish Super Lig side Besiktas have made an offer of 1.25 million euros to sign Nigeria international Azubuike Okechukwu, according to reports. Turkish newspaper Ajansspor claims the central midfielder has agreed personal terms with the Istanbul club and it has been suggested by former Besiktas winger Okan Koc that...
Rohr Explains Why Semi Ajayi Was Dropped From Super Eagles Final AFCON Roster
Published: June 15, 2019
The return of Chelsea hero Obi Mikel was the reason behind Gernot Rohr's decision to drop Rotherham United's Semi Ajayi from the final roster that will defend the colours of Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The German football tactician stuck to his guns with regards to Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho,...
Nigeria AFCON Squad : Iwobi Is Most Popular Player Ahead Of Mikel, Onyekuru, Chukwueze
Published: June 15, 2019
A week before Nigeria's first game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi will head into the tournament as the most popular player named to the Super Eagles roster, based on Wikipedia page views. The Hale End Academy product has had 33,916 page views in the past 30 days on his Wikipedia entry,...
Rohr On Super Eagles AFCON Squad : 'We Have A Young Team Without Any Stars'
Published: June 15, 2019
Gernot Rohr is confident that the Super Eagles will qualify for the knockout rounds of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, even though he has stated that there are no marquee players in the squad. Compared to other teams, Egypt have in their ranks Africa's finest footballer Mohamed Salah, Senegal have Liverpool's Sadio...
Norwich City Target Collins Eligible To Play In Premier League Despite Seven Nigeria Caps
Published: June 15, 2019
Newly promoted Premier League club Norwich City are mulling over a move for Super Eagles defender Jamilu Collins, according to reports. German sports publication Kicker says Collins is on the radar of Premier League clubs, including Norwich City. The Canaries are monitoring the Nigeria left-back with a view to a...
Can Alex Iwobi Surpass Okocha's AFCON Goalscoring Record?
Published: June 14, 2019
African Cup Of Nations history isn't complete if Austin Okocha's name isn't mentioned based on his wonderful achievements on the field of play.Though he didn't score too many AFCON goals, his defense-splitting passes, dribbling skills, set-piece abilities and his massive creativity are some of the reasons why he's list...
Omeruo Reacts To Appointment Of Former Defensive Partner Woodgate As Middlesbrough Coach
Published: June 14, 2019
Former England international Jonathan Woodgate has been appointed as the new coach of Championship outfit Middlesbrough, agreeing a three-year deal that will keep him at the club until 2022. A center back by trade, Woodgate had two different spells as a player with Boro and also captained the side before ending his ...
Rohr Admits Super Eagles Reaching Africa Cup Of Nations Semifinal Will Be Difficult
Published: June 14, 2019
Gernot Rohr has admitted that the Super Eagles reaching the semifinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be difficult because of the quality of teams in the competition. Nigeria are on a good run heading into the tournament, having remained undefeated since the end of the 2018 World Cup with five victories and t...
'We Are Not Going To Give Them Any Space' - Falcons Star Chikwelu Hoping To Win Midfield Battle Vs France
Published: June 14, 2019
Super Falcons star Rita Chikwelu is of the opinion that the midfield battle will be key to whether they win or lose their final Group A match against France at the 2019 Women's World Cup. The Kristianstad ace shone playing as a deep-lying midfielder as Nigeria registered a 2-0 win against South Korea on Wednesday an...
Sunderland, Portsmouth & Brentford Locked In A Three-Way Battle To Sign Ex-Nigeria U20 Invitee
Published: June 14, 2019
One of the highest scoring Nigerian players in England last season, Freddie Ladapo is attracting interest from Football League clubs in the ongoing transfer window. Plymouth Live is reporting that Portsmouth and Sunderland are close to agreeing a fee in the region of £500,000 with Plymouth Argyle for the striker. ...
Japan 4 Nigeria 1 : Katsushima Hat-Trick Destroys Future Eagles; Adeyeye Scores Consolation Goal
Published: June 14, 2019
The Nigeria U16s lost 4-1 to Japan in the second game of the International Dream Cup 2019 at the Yurtec Stadium Sendai on Friday morning. The Japanese took the lead in the 17th minute through Shinnosuke Katsushima, whose brilliant left-footed strike from near the edge of the box left goalkeeper Okoronkwo Anthony with...
Mikel Names Five Most Experienced, Two 'Incredibly Talented' Players In Super Eagles AFCON Squad
Published: June 14, 2019
John Obi Mikel has named Villarreal new kid on the block, Samuel Chukwueze as one of the 'incredibly talented' players in the Super Eagles squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The 2.01 meters tall striker Paul Onuachu's name was also mentioned by the Chelsea legend among the two outstanding talents, and he has ...
2019 U21 EURO : Four Nigeria-Eligible Young Stars To Watch Out For
Published: June 14, 2019
The UEFA European U21 Championship is set to begin Italy on Sunday and qualified countries are already in their respective camps preparing for the competition.Well-known players, who play regular first-team football for their clubs in Europe and beyond, will  want to showcase their class and talents to help their coun...
Chelsea Hero Mikel Reveals He Advised Victor Moses To Shun Olympics; His Poor Relationship With Conte
Published: June 13, 2019
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has revealed that he advised Victor Moses to shun an invitation to be part of Nigeria's squad to the 2016 Olympic Games and has admitted that he had a poor relationship with Antonio Conte, which made him quit Chelsea in January 2017. Moses was among the overage players considered ...
Liverpool Target Chukwueze Could Become The Most Expensive Player Of Nigerian Descent In History
Published: June 13, 2019
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze could break the transfer record for a player of Nigerian descent before the close of the summer transfer window, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Nigeria international is reportedly on the radar of European champions Liverpool and several teams in La Liga. The clubs interested ...