Flying Eagles Player Ratings : Alhassan The Best; Oremade Solid; Zaruma Dogged; Ogbu Commanding; Muhammad Hard-working
Published: February 08, 2019
Nigeria secured passage to the semifinals of the 2019 CAF U-20 Championship with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Niger in Niamey on Friday afternoon. But how did the World Cup-bound Flying Eagles perform? Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule..Goalkeeper:Olawale Oremade: One can't just ask for more from his performance yet ...
U20 AFCON Niger 0 Nigeria 1 : Alhassan Second Half Strike Sees Flying Eagles Book Place In World Cup
Published: February 08, 2019
Nigeria's U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles  on Friday booked a ticket to the semifinals of the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations and ultimately a place at the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland with a 1-0 win over hosts Niger thanks to a second half goal by Adamu Alhassan.The first half of the Group A game was cagey...
Super Eagles GK Uzoho Frightened & In A Bad Psychological State, Under Investigation By Cypriot Police
Published: February 08, 2019
Francis Uzoho is under investigation by the Cypriot Police over a disputed health certificate that was issued to the Super Eagles goalkeeper before he made his competitive debut for Anorthosis against Apollon on February 2. According to our colleagues at Goal Cyprus, the Deportivo de La Coruña loanee visited the Po...
Ex-Nantes Defender Awaziem Pays Tribute To Cardiff City Record Buy Emiliano Sala
Published: February 08, 2019
Chidozie Awaziem has paid tribute to deceased Argentine striker Emiliano Sala after Police confirmed that his body has been recovered from the aircraft that crashed in the English Channel. The 28-year-old Sala moved to Cardiff City from Nantes in the January transfer window, becoming the most expensive player in the...
Super Eagles Defender Idowu : I Never Expected To Be Invited To Russia National Team
Published: February 08, 2019
Lokomotiv Moscow defender Brian Idowu has revealed that he was not expecting to be called up to the Russia National Team before his international debut for the Super Eagles in November 2017. Idowu was born in St. Petersburg to a Nigerian father and a mother who is half-Russian, and was eligible to play for the 2018 ...
Five Players Earn More Than Kalu At Bordeaux, Super Eagles Star Pocketing N414M Per Season
Published: February 08, 2019
Nigeria international Samuel Kalu is the sixth highest earning player at French Ligue 1 club Bordeaux. French sports daily L'Equipe has published its annual salaries of footballers playing in the French topflight and with a take-home pay of 85,000 euros per month (equivalent of N414 million for the season), only five ...
Obuh Tasks Flying Eagles Coach Aigbogun On World Cup Ticket, Super Eagles
Published: February 08, 2019
Former Flying Eagles head coach John Obuh  has backed coach Paul Aigbogun to lead the current Nigerian U-20 national team to the semifinals of the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations which guarantees an appearance at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.Obuh however stressed that the team must be considered as a conveyor belt...
Isaac Success Left Out Of Watford Squad To Face Everton
Published: February 08, 2019
Isaac Success will definitely not feature for Watford when they take on Everton in the Premier League tomorrow. The Nigeria international will not be part of the Hornets 18-man match day squad for the visit of the Toffees, according to manager Javi Gracia. Success will miss out through fitness issues, having fail...
'He Wants To Try Tricks, Dribble Around Players' - Victor Moses Praised By European Football Expert Brassell
Published: February 08, 2019
Victor Moses has been showered with praise by European Football expert, Andy Brassell for the impact he has had since transferring to Turkish Super Lig club Fenerbahce in the January transfer window. The Yellow Canaries have gotten maximum points from the two encounters the former Nigeria international feat...
What Nigeria And Niger Coaches Are saying Ahead Of U20 AFCON Showdown
Published: February 07, 2019
As Nigeria and Niger prepare for the make-or-break clash in their final game of Group A which could determine their passage through to the semifinals as well as earn one of the tickets for the U20 World Cup in France, both managers are talking tough about the anticipated encounter.The Flying Eagles are currently toppin...
Form Rankings : CIES Reveals Nigeria's Top Six Players In Europe For January 2019
Published: February 07, 2019
Bordeaux number ten Samuel Kalu has been recognized for his imperious displays for his French club after he was ranked the most in-form Nigerian player in Europe's top five leagues (Serie A, Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and Ligue 1) for the month of January 2019 by CIES Football Observatory Kalu was the top ...
Evaluating Nigeria's Defensive Options As 2019 AFCON Draws Closer
Published: February 07, 2019
In the wake of the little or inactivity of some Super Eagles defenders for their different clubs due to varying issues with this year's 2019 AFCON tournament drawing closer, it is important to look at the options Gernot Rohr has at his disposal and how each of his rear guard choices have fared most recently.First choic...
Super Eagles Drop Two Spots To 46th In First Fifa Ranking Of 2019; Fourth In Africa
Published: February 07, 2019
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday, February 7 published its first rankings of National Teams of 2019. Compared to their 2018 year end ranking, the Super Eagles have dropped two places in the global ranking and now occupy the 46th position while they remain the fourth best team in Africa. Senegal, Tunisia...
Leon Balogun Hits The Woodwork As Brighton & Hove Advance In FA Cup
Published: February 07, 2019
Leon Balogun's illness is now a thing of the past with the central defender playing in his first game in just over a month as Brighton & Hove advanced to the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup with a 3-1 win over West Brom at the Hawthorns on Wednesday evening. The Nigeria international last featured for the Sea...
Coach Aigbogun Insists Flying Eagles Will Not Play For A Draw Against Niger
Published: February 06, 2019
Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has revealed that the national team will go all out for a victory in their final Group A match against hosts Niger at Stade Général Seyni Kountché, Niamey on Friday.After two rounds, the Nigeria U20s lead the way in their group with four points and even a draw would be good enough f...