2022 WCQ : Genk goal machine to undergo late fitness test pre-Central African Republic
Published: October 06, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is sweating over the fitness of Paul Onuachu before his side's 2022 World Cup qualifying match against Central African Republic on Thursday evening. The former FC Midtjylland goal poacher has picked up where he left off last season by scoring an impress...
'It's not professional' - Rohr launches scathing attack on Super Eagles GK Okoye
Published: October 06, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr was highly critical of Maduka Okoye during the pre-match press conference on Wednesday, a day before the Super Eagles face off with Central African Republic in a 2022 World Cup qualifier. Allnigeriasoccer.com suggested yesterday that the Sparta Rotterdam glovesman was at risk of losing h...
2022 WCQ : Super Eagles coach Rohr hints at bench role for former Liverpool striker
Published: October 06, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has underlined that it will be difficult for former Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi to force his way into the starting line-up against Central African Republic in a 2022 World Cup qualifying match at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Thursday evening. The in-form Union Berlin star was not in...
'He's a really good goalkeeper' - Feyenoord's Dessers lauds Super Eagles star Okoye
Published: October 06, 2021
Feyenoord striker Cyriel Dessers has been in the international wilderness for close to a year mainly as a result of his lack of playing opportunities at parent club Racing Genk. Eligible for Nigeria through his mother, the Leuven-born center forward made his senior debut off the bench as the Super Eagles were held ...
Super Eagles training session : Glasgow Rangers defender Bassey plays for team B; full line-ups
Published: October 05, 2021
The Super Eagles stepped up their preparations for the upcoming World Cup qualifying match against Central African Republic with a training session at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Tuesday evening. With the exception of Sparta Rotterdam glovesman Maduka Okoye, manager Gernot Rohr had at his disposal all the invited p...
Okoye misses Super Eagles first training session ahead of 2022 World Cup qualifier vs CAR
Published: October 05, 2021
Maduka Okoye is at risk of losing his spot in the Super Eagles starting XI when they face Central African Republic in a 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Of the 23 players invited for the double header, the Sparta Rotterdam glovesman was the only player not spotted at the team...
Eagles camp update : Ex-Chelsea defender among three new arrivals, training on grass 1700 hours
Published: October 05, 2021
Former Chelsea center back Kenneth Omeruo is among three new arrivals at the Super Eagles camp ahead of the team's first training session on grass, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   Joining the Leganes star at the Eko Hotels & Suites on Tuesday morning were Cypriot-based Omonia Nicosia duo Abdullahi Shehu  and goalkee...
Sixteen players report for international duty; Osimhen, Iheanacho, 5 others expected Tuesday
Published: October 05, 2021
Sixteen players invited for the 2022 World Cup qualifying matches against Central African Republic have reported for international duty. The players in camp are Chidera Ejuke, Daniel Akpeyi, Onuachu Paul, Samuel Kalu, Kevin Akpoguma, Jamilu Collins, Innocent Bonke, Chidozie Awaziem, Taiwo Awoniyi, William Ekong, Fr...
NFF reveal the first Super Eagles player to report for international duty pre-CAR
Published: October 04, 2021
The Nigeria Football Federation revealed on Monday morning that CSKA Moscow dazzler Chidera Ejuke is the first invited player to report for international duty ahead of the national team's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Central African Republic at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. The second player spotted at the Super E...
Ugbo on target for Genk, ex-Chelsea striker still awaits Fifa clearance to play for Nigeria
Published: October 03, 2021
Ike Ugbo is not doing badly at Racing Genk following his summer move from European champions Chelsea. The former England youth international was on the scoresheet as Racing Genk relinquished a one-goal lead to lose 3-2 to AS Euepn in a Belgian First Division A match on Sunday night. With twenty minutes left on t...
Gerrard reveals why he substituted Aribo vs Hibernian, discusses leg-breaking tackle on Super Eagle
Published: October 03, 2021
Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has explained why he had to substitute Joe Aribo in his side's 2-1 win over Hibernian in a Scottish Premiership clash at Ibrox Stadium on Sunday. Trailing 1-0 after seven minutes, the Light Blues showed character to come from behind to register a win courtesy of second half st...
Former Liverpool striker Awoniyi gets Nigeria invite after brace against Mainz 05
Published: October 03, 2021
Union Berlin goal-poacher Taiwo Awoniyi has received a late call-up to the Super Eagles ahead of the national team's back-to-back World Cup qualifying matches against Central African Republic. The Nigeria Football Federation confirmed on Sunday evening that the former Liverpool striker has been called up to replace...
Nephew of ex-Super Eagles star plays on the same pitch as Lionel Messi as Rennes beat PSG
Published: October 03, 2021
Lesley Ugochukwu, nephew of retired Nigeria international Onyekachi Apam, was on the same pitch as Argentina icon Lionel Messi in a French Ligue 1 clash between Rennes and Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday. Messi suffered his first defeat as a player of PSG with the champions losing 2-0 to the Brittany club at Roazhon Pa...
Atletico Madrid star & U2O World Cup winner Kondogbia unavailable vs Nigeria; Mafouta doubtful
Published: October 03, 2021
Central African Republic's biggest star Geoffrey Kondogbia has been ruled out of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria, manager Raoul Savoy has confirmed. And the omission of the defensive midfielder has nothing to do with fitness issues considering that he started against AC Milan in the Champions Leag...
'We miss his influence' - Leicester City boss provides fresh update on Ndidi's injury
Published: October 03, 2021
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has provided a fresh update on the injury Wilfred Ndidi aggravated during the Premier League clash versus Burnley last weekend. The Northern Irishman is more or less on the same page as manager Gernot Rohr regarding Ndidi's expected return date after revealing that the holding mi...