Biggest Increase In Market Values Since Jan 1, 2020 : Napoli's Osimhen, CSKA' Ejuke In Top 5 Nigerian Players
Published: December 30, 2020
Transfermarkt has published the biggest increase in market value of players since January 1, 2020. For Nigerian players, four Super Eagles stars namely Napoli's Victor Osimhen, CSKA Moscow's Chidera Ejuke, Club Brugge's Emmanuel Dennis and Porto-owned center back Chidozie Awaziem have made the top five. Completi...
Napoli Plan To Whip Osimhen Into Shape Before Super Cup Clash Vs Juventus
Published: December 27, 2020
Victor Osimhen is still in Belgium undergoing rehabilitation but the Nigeria international is expected to return to Italy on Wednesday, December 30. The striker has not figured for Napoli since November 8 when he lasted 83 minutes on the turf and netted the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory at Bologna. Osimhen...
'We Stayed Solid Together' - Rangers Star Aribo On Hard-Fought Win Vs Hibernian
Published: December 27, 2020
Joe Aribo was delighted with Glasgow Rangers' hard-fought 1-0 win against Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership on Boxing Day, a game in which he went the distance along with fellow Nigeria international Leon Balogun. Steven Gerrard's side secured their 18th win from 20 matches in the division thanks to Ianis Hagi's g...
Super Eagles Winger Among Four Players Transfer Listed By Monaco; Galatasaray Interested
Published: December 26, 2020
According to Nice Martin via Foot Mercato, Henry Onyekuru is among four players who have been transfer-listed by French Ligue 1 club Monaco ahead of the opening of the January transfer window. The regional daily newspaper says Monaco will focus on sales during the winter market and the main candidates tipped for th...
Toronto FC Striker Eligible For Nigeria, USA Accepts Invitation To Train With Canada Senior Team
Published: December 24, 2020
Toronto FC striker Ayo Akinola has accepted a call-up to Canada's senior national team for a training camp scheduled to take place in Bradenton, Floraida, USA at the IMG Center in January 2021. Canada coach John Herdman will fine-tune his strategies during the preparatory camp next month ahead of the 2022 World Cup qu...
Super Eagles Fullback Zaidu Sanusi Wins First Silverware With Porto
Published: December 24, 2020
Porto clinched a record-extending 22nd Supertaca Candido de Oliveira after beating SL Benfica 2-0 at the Estádio Do Dragão on Wednesday night. It's the first piece of silverware won by Nigeria international fullback Zaidu Sanusi since transferring to Porto from Santa Clara in August 2020. One of the first names...
United States Ready To Battle Nigeria, England In Race For Arsenal Striker Likened To Osimhen
Published: December 23, 2020
Arsenal rising star Folarin Balogun faces a decision over the senior national team to represent. Born in New York to Nigerian parents nineteen years ago, he is eligible to represent United States, England and Nigeria at international level but is provisionally cap-tied to the Europeans, having featured for the Youn...
Los Angeles' Nigeria-Eligible GK Unused Substitute In Champions League Final Vs Tigres UANL
Published: December 23, 2020
Minneapolis-born goalkeeper of Nigerian descent Philip Ejimadu has seen his dream of featuring in the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup go up in smoke after Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC were beaten 2-1 by Tigres UANL in the CONCACAF Champions League final. The 21-year-old was an unused substitute in Tuesday's sho...
PSV's Madueke Joins 2015 U17 World Cup Winner As Nigeria's Top Assist Provider In Europe
Published: December 23, 2020
By providing two assists for PSV Eindhoven in their 4-1 rout of VVV Venlo in the Dutch Eredivisie on Tuesday night, former Tottenham Hotspur youth-teamer Nonso Madueke has joined 2015 World Cup winner Funsho Bamgboye as Nigeria's top assist provider in Europe (all competitions) in the 2020-2021 season, allnigeriasoccer...
National Stadium Lagos In Line To Host Super Eagles Matches In 2021, Sports Minister Assures
Published: December 23, 2020
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has assured that the National Stadium pitch in Surulere, Lagos could  be ready to host Super Eagles and other international matches by May 2021. The Minister  made this assertion during an inspection tour of  the Surulere National Stadium, Lagos which  ...
Super Eagles Star Akpoguma Scores First Goal For Hoffenheim Seven Years After Joining Club
Published: December 22, 2020
Super Eagles central defender Kevin Akpoguma netted his first goal for Hoffenheim against Greuther Fürth in a DFB Cup clash staged at  PreZero Arena (Sinsheim) on Tuesday evening. Heading into this fixture, the former Germany U20 skipper had been involved in 69 first team games without opening his account for Hof...
'I Don't Know When He'll Come Back' - Napoli Chief Confirms Osimhen Is Out Until 2021
Published: December 21, 2020
Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli has confirmed that Victor Osimhen will not play again this year as he's still undergoing rehabilitation after dislocating his shoulder while on international duty with the Super Eagles on November 13. The Nigeria international will not be able to add to his tally of two go...
PSV Eindhoven's Madueke Continues Impressive Performance With Goal Against RKC Waalwijk
Published: December 20, 2020
Former Tottenham Hotspur youth-teamer Nonso Madueke was among the scorers as PSV Eindhoven defeated RKC Waalwijk 4-1 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday night. The 18-year-old continued his fine form in 2020-2021 by wrapping up the scoring in the fifth minute of second half stoppage time after coming off the bench ...
Official : Czech Champions Slavia Prague Sign Super Eagles Striker To New Deal Through 2023
Published: December 20, 2020
Nigeria international Peter Olayinka has agreed a new deal with Slavia Prague, keeping him at the current Czech champions until June 30, 2023. Olayinka joined Slavia Prague for a club record fee of 3.2 million euros in July 2018, before it was surpassed by Nicolae Stanciu the following season. The 25-year-old ha...
The Lowdown On Nigerian Midfielder At Ajax Amsterdam No One Is Talking About
Published: December 20, 2020
Gibson Yah is one of the rising stars of Nigerian descent playing in the Netherlands and could spark an international tug of war between Nigeria and Netherlands for his services in future. Born September 27, 2003, Yah is a central midfielder on the books of one of the best clubs known for giving playing time to tal...