Bamgboye And Anumudu Return To Golden Eaglets Starting XI
Published: October 28, 2015
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has made three changes to his starting line - up for the Golden Eaglets clash with Australia in the round of 16 at the Fifa Under 17 World Cup, starting from 12 midnight on Thursday.Aspire Academy striker Funsho Bamgboye and Anumudu both return to the starting XI after serving a one - match suspe...
Nigerians Abroad Wednesday Wrap: Iheanacho, Babatunde & Ujah Find The Net
Published: October 28, 2015
Defending champions Manchester City are through to the quarter - finals of the Capital One Cup in the wake of their 5  - 1 rout of Crystal Palace.Nigeria youth international Kelechi Iheanacho was back amongst the goals, netting in the 59th minute as City raced into a three - goal lead and set up two goals scored b...
Victor Osimhen Voices Admiration For Didier Drogba
Published: October 28, 2015
Golden Eaglets star Victor Osimhen has voiced his admiration for Didier Drogba, stating the former Ivory Coast international is his role model and is hoping to follow in the footsteps of the ex Chelsea star by scoring goals for club and country.Osimhen has put himself in the shop window at the ongoing Fifa Under 17 Wor...
Macauley Chrisantus Nets Game - Winner For AEK Athens In Greek Cup
Published: October 28, 2015
Macauley Chrisantus netted his second goal of the season as AEK Athens beat Xanthi in Group G of the Greek Cup on Wednesday afternoon at SKODA Xanthi Arena (Pigadia).The ex Nigeria U17 international’s goal in the 51st minute was crucial as it was the only goal of the game and it secured a win for the capital side...
Australia Coach Will Not Change Tactics Against Golden Eaglets
Published: October 28, 2015
Australia Under 17s coach, Tony Vidmar, reckons that The Joeys can progress to the last eight of the Fifa U17 World Cup at the expense of Nigeria when both team clash at the Estadio SausalitoVina Del Mar.The former Rangers defender has said that he will approach the game against the reigning champions like he did in th...
Victor Osimhen Not Under Pressure To Score Against Australia
Published: October 28, 2015
The leading scorer at the Fifa Under 17 World Cup, Victor Osimhen, has been previewing the upcoming round of 16 clash against The Joeys of Australia on Thursday morning (12 midnight)With 45 goals to his name, including 4 in Chile, the attacker has stressed that he is not under pressure to deliver the goods, adding that...
Nigerians Abroad Tuesday Wrap: Mikel, Odemwingie, Akpom, Iwobi & Odubajo Feature In Capital One Cup
Published: October 28, 2015
Stoke City, Everton and Hull City are through to the quarter - finals of the Capital One Cup after triumphing on penalties, with normal and extra time ending one goal apiece in the three matches.Chelsea were dumped out of the competition in the fourth round by the Potters. Nigeria international John Obi Mikel played th...
Alex Iwobi Happy To Make Arsenal Debut
Published: October 28, 2015
Alex Iwobi has spoken of his pride after making his professional debut for Arsenal in their 3 - 0 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night In his first - ever start for the Gunners, the Nigeria international, wearing the number 45 jersey, went the distance at the  Hillsborough Stadi...
Kalu Uche Continues Good Form With Brace For FC Pune City
Published: October 27, 2015
Nigeria international Kalu Uche was on target on Tuesday as FC Pune City beat Kerala Blasters 3 - 2 on game week six in the Indian Super League.The visitors had taken the lead in the first minute courtesy of Mohammed Rafi before Uche nodded home in the 16th minute after receiving an assist from winger Nicky Shorey.On 2...
Moses Odubajo Believes Hull City Can Cause An Upset Vs Leicester City
Published: October 27, 2015
Moses Odubajo believes Hull City can cause an upset when they face in - form Leicester City in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.The Tigers class of 2015 will create history if they manage to defeat the Foxes and be the first side to qualify for the last eight of the competition.“It’s going to be a to...
Dominic Solanke Tipped For Stardom By Ex Ajax Amsterdam Defender
Published: October 27, 2015
Former Ajax Amsterdam defender Ferdi Vierklau has showered praise on England U19 international Dominic Solanke and has predicted that he will follow in the footsteps of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.The Anglo - Nigerian was shipped out on loan to Eredivisie side Vitesse Arnhem in the summer transfer market to enable him g...
Super Eagles Striker Chisom Chikatara To Bury Late Mother On Wednesday
Published: October 27, 2015
The remains of Late Madam Ifeyinwa Beatrice Chikatara, mother of Super Eagles and Abia Warriors Striker, Chisom Chikatara, who passed on, on September 19, 2015, will be buried in her husband’s family compound, Umuwaya Mbara Amuzukwu Ibeku, in Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State on Wednesday, 28th Octo...
Nigerians Abroad Monday Wrap: John Owoeri And Chigozie Udoji On Target
Published: October 26, 2015
Nigeria international John Owoeri and ex Bulgaria youth - teamer Chigozie Udoji were on target for their respective teams on Monday.In the penultimate round of the Swedish Allsvenskan, Owoeri scored from the penalty spot in the 73rd minute as his team lost 3 - 2 to Oerebro. It was his first goal  in the league for...
NFF Yet To Send Invitation Letter To Birmingham City Over Release Of Dream Team Invitee Viv Solomon - Otabor
Published: October 26, 2015
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Nigeria Football Federation has not sent an invitation letter to English Championship club Birmingham City over the invitation of their player Viv Solomon - Otabor to the Olympic National Team.London - born Viv Solomon - Otabor, 19,  is eligible to turn out for England and...
Amuneke Plays Down Golden Eaglets Chances Vs Joeys
Published: October 26, 2015
Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, says his team must be at the top of their game if they are to progress to the quarter - finals of the Fifa Under 17 World Cup.The Nigeria U17s title credentials suffered a knock after they were outplayed by Croatia in their final Group A fixture on Saturday morning, and the forme...