Super Eagles' goalscorers Osimhen, Onuachu, Etebo react to win against Lesotho; Ekong, Henry happy to play in Lagos
Published: March 31, 2021
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, Racing Genk scoring sensation and Stoke City loanee Oghenekaro Etebo have reacted to the Super Eagles 3-0 rout of Lesotho in the final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday evening. Osimhen got the Super Eagles on their way when he chipped the ball over the advancing goalkee...
Super Eagles invitee Sadiq takes tally for the season to 23 goals after scoring vs Malaga
Published: March 31, 2021
Umar Sadiq, who was named in the original 24-man squad for Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches this month, was on target to help Almeria register an impressive 3-0 road win against Malaga on Tuesday night. The Rojiblancos established a two-goal lead inside 29 minutes courtesy of strikes from Lucas Rob...
Super Eagles center back automatically handed new one-year deal by Scottish champions Rangers
Published: March 31, 2021
Super Eagles central defender Leon Balogun has been automatically handed a fresh one-year deal by Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers, according to reports. The Scottish Sun says Balogun has earned a new deal at Rangers after playing enough games to trigger a contract extension. The former Brighton & ...
Premier League stars Iwobi, Ndidi, Iheanacho react to Super Eagles' win over Lesotho
Published: March 31, 2021
Three English Premier League stars in the shape of Everton's Alex Iwobi and Leicester City duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi are among the first set of Super Eagles players to react via social media in the wake of the 3-0 rout of Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match held at the Teslim Balogun Stad...
Francis Uzoho's reaction after first start for Super Eagles since October 2019
Published: March 30, 2021
APOEL Nicosia glovesman Francis Uzoho was delighted to return to action for the Super Eagles after seventeen months in the international wildness, as they registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday evening. The 2013 U17 World Cup winner suffered a fracture of th...
Super Eagles player ratings : Osimhen MOTM, Uzoho not tested, Ebuehi classy, Balogun influential, Etebo dominant
Published: March 30, 2021
Nigeria ended their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers campaign with a 3-0 win over Lesotho thanks to goals from Victor Osimhen, Oghenekaro Etebo and Paul Onuachu. Here's a look at the Super Eagles player ratings from the matchday six fixture held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.   The Starters Goalkeeper ...
Nigeria 3 Lesotho 0 : Osimhen, Etebo, Onuachu on the scoresheet as Eagles ease past Crocodiles
Published: March 30, 2021
Victor Osimhen, Oghenekaro Etebo and Paul Onuachu all got on the scoresheet as the Super Eagles ended their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying schedule with a routine 3-0 win against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday evening. The game marked the return to the starting lineup of Everton forward Al...
'This coach is too rigid' - Super Eagles fans cannot believe what Rohr has done against Lesotho
Published: March 30, 2021
Manager Gernot Rohr's team selection for Nigeria's final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium has sparked a reaction from several Super Eagles fans on social media. With the Super Eagles already qualified for the tournament in Cameroon as Group L winners, the fan...
Confirmed : Uzoho, Iwobi, Ebuehi, Etebo, Iheanacho named in Super Eagles starting XI vs Lesotho
Published: March 30, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has announced his starting lineup for his side's final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho on Tuesday evening. The three-time African champions are one of the eight teams still unbeaten in the AFCON qualifiers, the others being Cape Verde, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocc...
NFF boss Pinnick reveals the role he played to prevent Iwobi from being quarantined in Republic of Benin
Published: March 30, 2021
Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has revealed the role he played to prevent Alex Iwobi from being quarantined in the Republic of Benin after returning a 'positive COVID-19 result' in the hours leading up to the Super Eagles' Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Squirrels. Pinnick ha...
Rangers' Aribo still not looking good after Tuesday's assessment, Rohr holds team talk 1245 hours
Published: March 30, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Glasgow Rangers maestro Joe Aribo could miss his first game in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when Nigeria take on Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday evening.  The versatile midfielder is down with a stomach bug and things were not looking good followi...
'We are a team without any home' - Super Eagles coach Rohr on playing in Lagos for the first time
Published: March 30, 2021
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that his players are ready to adapt to the conditions of the Teslim Balogun Stadium turf in Surulere, Lagos when they tackle Lesotho this evening. With the exception of Ahmed Musa, none of the current Super Eagles players has played a match in Lagos. The German foot...
Top 3 historic results for Nigerian national football team
Published: March 30, 2021
The Nigerian national team is often called the best national team on the African continent. And rightly so. Football in Nigeria is simply adored. The national team played the first match before the country gained independence. In 1949, the Super Eagles made their debut on the field, beating Sierra Leone. Since ...
Iwobi back in the frame to face Lesotho as Everton star tests negative for COVID-19
Published: March 30, 2021
Alex Iwobi is back in the frame to be named in the matchday 23 for Tuesday evening's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively reported on Monday that the former Arsenal winger was still with the Super Eagles at their Eko Hotels & Suit...
Nigeria coach Rohr plans to field strong starting lineup for AFCONQ versus Lesotho
Published: March 30, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr does not intend to field a weakened side when his team face Lesotho in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match on Tuesday evening. The Nigeria vs Lesotho matchday six AFCON qualifier is now a dead rubber fixture as the Super Eagles are certain to top Group L regardless of the outco...