'The goalkeeper is at fault' - Ex-Crystal Palace star refuses to blame Sanusi for Chelsea's first goal
Published: April 07, 2021
Zaidu Sanusi and his Porto teammates have a lot of work to do in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal meeting with Chelsea next week after losing 2-0 to the Premier League side at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán in Seville on Wednesday night. Super Eagles left-back Sanusi was reinstated to Porto...
Super Eagles move up to 32nd in FIFA Ranking, third best team in Africa
Published: April 07, 2021
Football governing body, Fifa, on Wednesday, April 7, published its latest rankings of National Teams.  The Super Eagles were involved in two international matches during the period under review, both of which they won against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. On the back of those victories, Nigeria have moved...
Nigeria commenced preparation for Benin clash without Iheanacho
Published: April 07, 2021
Over the last few days, the most significant Leagues worldwide have been put on hold temporarily to allow star players to fulfill their respective National teams' duties. Every player's dream is to get called up by their National team coach and participate in tournaments such as the Euros, Copa America, AFCON, and th...
Snapped : Slavia Prague's Nigeria international in traveling squad for UEL clash vs Arsenal
Published: April 06, 2021
Slavia Prague striker Peter Olayinka is in contention to face Arsenal in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening. The Nigeria international was among the players pictured departing for London on Tuesday afternoon. To get to the last eight, Czech champions Slavia s...
Barcelona's Nigeria captain Oshoala set for spell on the sidelines after going under the knife
Published: April 06, 2021
Nigeria captain Asisat Oshoala is set for a spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on her right foot on Tuesday, Barcelona have informed via their official website. Though Barcelona have not disclosed the potential date she is expected to return to training, the former Arsenal and Liverpool striker is now ...
Photo : Pacy Super Eagles Fullback trains with Porto first team pre-Chelsea
Published: April 06, 2021
Pacy Super Eagles defender Zaidu Sanusi is seemingly in contention to be named in Porto's macthday squad when they take on Premier League side Chelsea in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening. Sanusi watched proceedings from the bench as Porto beat his former team CD Santa Clara at the...
Former Manchester United striker Ighalo nets brace for Al Shabab on return from injury
Published: April 06, 2021
Former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo bagged a brace to help his Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab record a comprehensive 7-2 win against Twaeq in a friendly on Easter Monday. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer has received clearance to resume full training with Al Shabab after suffering an injury in the ...
Super Eagles defender reveals how his move to Glasgow Rangers came about
Published: April 05, 2021
Leon Balogun has explained how he joined Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers last summer. The Light Blues announced the capture of the central defender on a free transfer shortly after he ended his association with English Premier League side Brighton & Hove. Balogun was an integral part of the Range...
Goals keep flowing for Super Eagles star Onuachu as Genk striker scores for third game running
Published: April 05, 2021
Paul Onuachu was on target as Racing Genk registered a 3-2 win over Oud-Heverlee Leuven in a Belgian First Division A clash at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on Monday afternoon. The lanky striker has now scored in his last three matches for club and country, having netted twice off the bench in the 2021 Africa Cu...
Everton winger Iwobi explains how he is related to Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha
Published: April 05, 2021
Everton winger Alex Iwobi has confirmed that he is related by blood to the iconic former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Jay-Jay Okocha. The Nigeria international was full of praise for his uncle, labeling him a legend in his family, and revealed that he's always in touch with the former PSG, Fenerbahce and Bolton W...
Super Eagles striker helps Slavia Prague set new Czech League record before facing Arsenal
Published: April 04, 2021
Peter Olayinka helped Slavia Prague set a new Czech First League record following the goalless draw with FC Zbrojovka Brno at Mestsky fotbalovy stadion Srbská on Easter Sunday. Slavia Prague are now thirty seven games unbeaten, surpassing their own record from 2017. The red and whites have not tasted defeat in ...
Simy equals Serie A record first set by Milan hero Weah; Outscores Lewandowski, Benzema, Iheanacho
Published: April 04, 2021
Crotone striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo equaled an Italian Serie A record in his team's 4-3 loss to Napoli at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday afternoon. When he found the back of the net through a right-footed shot in the 25th minute, it meant he has scored in five consecutive matches in the top-flight...
Rohr on Super Eagles away record, Osimhen, fans, Sierra Leone, AFCON and World Cup qualifiers
Published: April 02, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was delighted to finish the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers unbeaten, with four wins and two draws through six matches - same results they achieved on the pitch during the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The German manager turned a blind eye to the fact that Algeria were awarded a 3-...
Rohr gives three reasons Super Eagles captain Musa was handed game-time against Lesotho
Published: April 02, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has explained the rationale behind his decision to hand game-time to Ahmed Musa in his side's 3-0 rout of Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday evening. Musa being named in the 24-man squad list for last month's games generated controversy because he has been inactive ...
Rohr on Enyimba's Iwuala, CHAN Team, condition for local players making Super Eagles squad
Published: April 02, 2021
Gernot Rohr has revealed that the three home-based players invited to the Super Eagles squad, namely goalkeeper John Noble, Anayo Iwuala (both Enyimba) and Adekunle Adeleke (Abia Warriors) gave a good account of themselves during the training camp in Lagos late last month. Of the aforementioned local players, only ...