'I Think He Slipped' - Bordeaux Coach Defends Samuel Kalu After Red Card Against Marseille
Published: February 06, 2019
Bordeaux coach Eric Bedouet has defended Samuel Kalu after the winger was shown a straight red card in his side's 1-0 loss to Olympique Marseille on Tuesday evening. The Nigeria international took the walk of shame in the 25th minute after a poorly timed tackle and from behind on Marseille midfielder Lucas Ocampos....
Nigeria Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Real Madrid's Akinlabi After Omission From Latest Spain U19 Roster
Published: February 06, 2019
The Nigeria Football Federation have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Real Madrid youth-teamer Marvin Olawale Akinlabi Park following his omission from the latest Spain U19 roster announced on Tuesday, February 5. Born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain to a Nigerian father and South Korean mother, he is eligible to...
Five Takeaways From Flying Eagles Scoreless Draw Versus South Africa
Published: February 05, 2019
Nigeria's U-20 national side the Flying Eagles were held to a scoreless draw on Tuesday in their second Group A game of the 2019 CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey, Niger.Izuchukwu Okosi takes a look at the five takeaways from the match.1. Skillful EaglesThe Flying Eagles played a brand of football that was pleas...
Flying Eagles Player Ratings Vs RSA : Defenders Utin, Ogbu Steal The Limelight; GK Olawole Stars; Muhammad Solid; Aremu Struggles
Published: February 05, 2019
Nigeria were held to a goalless draw by a spirited South Africa in their second group game of the 2019 AFCON tournament. Here's how the Flying Eagles in action fared in Niamey : Goalkeeper Oremade Olawole: Pulled off a very fine save to deny Blom Njabulo in the opening stages but had little to do aside that. 7/10 ...
U20 AFCON South Africa 0 Nigeria 0 : Flying Eagles Held By Amajita In Second Group Game
Published: February 05, 2019
Nigeria's U-20 national side, the Flying Eagles on Tuesday were held to a scoreless draw by South Africa in their second Group A match of the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey.The game was the first of the tournament not to record a goal after full time.The Flying Eagles had the most of the possessions and clear...
Victor Moses Hoping To Repeat 2013 Success As Fenerbahce Include Winger In Europa League Squad
Published: February 05, 2019
Fenerbahce are among the 32 teams that have submitted their updated squad lists to UEFA for the knockout rounds of the Europa League following the close of the January transfer window. Chelsea loanee Victor Moses has been included in the squad of the Yellow Canaries and will play with the number 8 jersey. The for...
Awaziem Is Youngest Player In Latest Turkish Super Lig TOTW After Shining On Full Debut
Published: February 05, 2019
Chidozie Awaziem,22, has been named in Whoscored.com Team of the Week for the latest round of matches played in the Turkish Super Lig. The Nigeria international made his full debut for Rizespor in a 1-0 win at BB Erzurumspor on Sunday after joining the club in the January transfer window. Awaziem has been includ...
Samuel Kalu Reveals The Super Eagles Player He Gets Along With The Most, Flattered To Be Invited By Rohr
Published: February 05, 2019
Bordeaux number ten Samuel Kalu has revealed that the player that he gets along with the most in the Super Eagles setup is Arsenal star Alex Iwobi. The versatile winger has admitted that he was flattered to be handed a call-up to the national team after the 2018 World Cup after he was snubbed during his time in Belg...
U20 AFCON : Victor Ikpeba Tasks Flying Eagles On South Africa Clash
Published: February 05, 2019
Former Super Eagles striker and 1997 African Footballer of the Year winner Victor Ikpeba has urged the Nigerian U-20 national team to win their two remaining group games in the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.Paul Aigbogun's team defeated Burundi 2-0 on Saturday to top Group A after hosts South Africa and Niger played o...
'We Are Here To Qualify For The World Cup' - Nigeria U20 Coach Ahead Of Showdown Vs RSA
Published: February 04, 2019
The Flying Eagles kicked off their AFCON campaign in Niger on a winning note following their 2-0 victory over Burundi in Niamey on Saturday and will meet eternal rivals, South Africa tomorrow for their second Group A game.Nigeria will qualify for the knockout phase if they find a way of beating the Amajita starlets tom...
'He's Got The Quality You Need' - Mikel Receives High Praise From Boro Boss Again
Published: February 04, 2019
Middlesbrough coach Tony Pulis has praised Nigeria captain Obi Mikel ahead of his side's trip to Newport County for an FA Cup fourth round replay on Tuesday, February 5. The Chelsea legend has received rave reviews on the back of his performances against Newport County and West Brom in his first two starts despite b...
Mainz Striker Anthony Ujah Reaches Bundesliga Milestone Against FC Augsburg
Published: February 04, 2019
Super Eagles striker Anthony Ujah celebrated a milestone despite Mainz losing 3-0 to Augsburg on game week 20 in the Bundesliga on Sunday, February 3. The Mainz number 20 played his 100th game in the Bundesliga after coming off the bench to replace Mateta in the 58th minute. Ujah made his first Bundesliga appear...
The Three Dual-Eligible Players Rohr Should Consider For Super Eagles Games In March
Published: February 04, 2019
The Football League season has provided both pundits, fans, managers and journalists with a lot of of thrills as well as subplots to build on, with the objects of attraction from different leagues doing all their bests to prove they are worth their weight in gold.On a Nigerian perspective, the Super Eagles who are taki...
Victor Moses, Obi Mikel, Francis Uzoho Headline Nigerian Team Of The Week
Published: February 04, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com rounds up the best performers from the past week in its TOTW, thus..GoalkeeperFrancis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta): The Deportivo La Coruna loanee was impressive between the sticks as the Larnaca based outfit beat Apollon 1-0 in a Cypriot First Division game.DefendersMichael Ihiekwe (Rotherham): Th...
Deportivo de La Coruna Loanee Uzoho Makes Three Crucial Saves In 90th Minute On Anorthosis Debut
Published: February 03, 2019
Francis Uzoho was impressive on his debut as Anorthosis registered a 1-0 win against Apollon in the Cypriot First Division on Saturday evening. The Nigeria international has been loaned out to the Larnaca based outfit for the remainder of the season after Elche bolstered their ranks with the capture of édgar Badía...