Opposition watch : OGC Nice's Algeria midfielder ruled out of friendly against Nigeria
Published: September 20, 2022
The Algerian Football Federation (AFF) have made an adjustment to the Fennec Foxes roster ahead of their upcoming friendlies against Guinea and Nigeria.   Manager Djamel Belmadi won't be able to count on the services of Hicham Boudaoui for the two games against the West African opponents.   The OGC Ni...
Chelsea and Arsenal products among 18 players in Super Eagles camp pre-Algeria
Published: September 20, 2022
Eighteen of the players invited for the Super Eagles friendly against former African champions Algeria reported for international duty in the city of Constantine  on Monday, September 19.   According to a press release by the Nigeria Football Federation, Chelsea product Ola Aina, Arsenal-reared winger Alex Iwob...
Super Eagles centre-back hoping to improve his match fitness in friendly v Algeria
Published: September 19, 2022
William Troost-Ekong says he is hoping to improve his match fitness when the Super Eagles face off with Algeria in an international friendly a week on Tuesday.   Nigeria manager Jose Peseiro decided to stick with the central defender despite his lack of playing opportunities at Watford since the season started, ...
Another Turkish-based Nigeria winger invited for friendly against Algeria suffers injury
Published: September 19, 2022
Ahmed Musa is set to become the second Turkish-based winger to withdraw from the Nigeria squad to face Algeria next week, after Adana Demirspor star Henry Onyekuru.   According to a medical bulletin issued by Sivasspor via social media, Musa has a fracture in his left arm, effectively ruling him out of the trip ...
Sekhukhune United dismiss claims Super Eagles GK has joined the club as 'misleading information'
Published: September 19, 2022
South African Premier Division club Sekhukhune United have dismissed reports in the local and South African media (not allnigeriasoccer.com) that claimed that they had signed Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi.   Akpeyi is currently unemployed after running out of contract at Kaizer Chiefs in June and has been tra...
Roster adjustment : Nigeria call in replacements for injured Onyekuru and Balogun
Published: September 18, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation have made two adjustments to the Super Eagles roster ahead of their upcoming friendly against Algeria at the 40,000 Stade Olympique in Oran on Tuesday, 27th September.   Sporting Charleroi loanee Valentine Ozornwafor has been handed a call-up as a replacement for Queens Park Range...
Nigerian exports : Bordeaux's Maja, Eyupspor duo Eze and Sekidika find the net
Published: September 18, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com's review of the Nigeria-eligible players that found the net for their respective European clubs in league matches on Saturday, September 17, 2022. We begin in Turkey. Emeka Eze and Jesse Sekidika netted in Eyüpspor's 4-1 win over Bandırmaspor in a TFF 1. League match played at the Ey...
FIFA bans 2015 U17 World Cup-winning striker for four years for doping violation
Published: September 17, 2022
2015 U17 World Cup-winning striker, Orji Okonkwo has had his four-year ban for doping violation by the Italian National Anti-Doping Tribunal extended worldwide by world football –governing body, FIFA, the Nigeria Football Federation informed through a press release on Saturday, September 17.   In its ruling on...
Nigeria squad announcement : Eight things to note on Super Eagles 25-man roster for friendly
Published: September 17, 2022
The Nigeria Football Federation have announced the Super Eagles squad list for the upcoming international friendly against Algeria scheduled to take place at Miloud Hadefi Stadium in Oran on September 27.   Three goalkeepers, eight defenders, four midfielders and ten strikers have been summoned for the friendly ...
Nigeria squad announcement : Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham products among 25 players called up
Published: September 17, 2022
Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro has named 25 players for the September 27 international friendly against former African champions, Algeria in Oran reports All Nigeria Soccer.   An analysis of the roster revealed that three goalkeepers, eight defenders, four midfielders and ten strikers have received call-ups ...
Ex-Arsenal midfielder, Man City's Mahrez headline Algeria 24-man squad to face Nigeria
Published: September 17, 2022
Djamel Belmadi, Algeria's national team coach, has announced his roster for the upcoming international friendlies against African opposition Guinea and Nigeria.   Three defenders, eight defenders, six midfielders and seven strikers have been named in a 24-man squad ahead of the start of a training camp next ...
England squads announcement : Six Nigeria-eligible players including Arsenal, Chelsea starlets invited
Published: September 16, 2022
The English Football Association announced the Young Lions rosters on Friday ahead of international matches later this month, with six Nigeria-eligible players getting invites.   Red-hot Arsenal loanee Folarin Balogun has been named in the England U21 squad for international friendlies against Italy and Germany....
Ajax Amsterdam centre-back Bassey reaches a career high market value of N7.71 billion
Published: September 14, 2022
Ajax Amsterdam central defender Calvin Bassey has reached a career high market value, a day after going the distance for the Dutch champions in a 2-1 loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League.   Bassey has seen his stock rise after shining for club and country over the last three months.   The Nigeri...
Sponsorship of the Nigeria Football Federation
Published: September 12, 2022
Sponsorships are becoming one of the most important sources of income in football for federations, clubs, leagues, and professionals. According to an IEG report, the sponsorship agreement brings approximately €65 billion annually, which will keep increasing yearly. One of the reasons for this growth is the audience&#...
Snapped : Super Eagles star named in Ajax's traveling squad for UCL clash v Liverpool
Published: September 12, 2022
Nigeria international Calvin Bassey has been named in Ajax Amsterdam's traveling squad heading to Merseyside for a UEFA Champions League clash against Liverpool.   The Dutch champions will take on the Premier League side in their second match of the group stage in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening...