Nigeria U17 coach Ugbade explains why Golden Eaglets pre-AFCON camping will delay
Published: December 06, 2022
Nigeria's U-17 national team coach Nduka Ugbade has explained why his team will not be able to begin their camping activities in January 2023 ahead of next year's CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria.     The Eaglets who are hoping to qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Peru reached the contine...
Super Eagles winger promoted to Porto first team training ahead of Chaves clash 
Published: December 06, 2022
Super Eagles winger Abraham Marcus has been promoted to first team training by Porto manager Sérgio Conceição, informs the official website of the Portuguese Primeira Liga champions.    On Saturday, Porto started preparations for the Taça da Liga clash against Chaves which will hold at Estádio Municipa...
The five lessons Nigeria must learn from African teams in 2022 World Cup
Published: December 03, 2022
The Super Eagles are not part of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to the disappointment of many who have seen the five African teams represent the continent creditably very well.   The following are the takeaways from the appearances and performances of the teams in Qatar that Nigeria must learn from.   1...
Five Super Eagles players that needed World Cup 2022 in Qatar as shop window
Published: December 01, 2022
The group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will round off on Friday with some teams already eliminated from the tournament.    Most Nigerians continue to rue the absence of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Qatar while other have moved on and are now firmly behind other African teams still in the tourname...
Man Utd legend admits Bassey has not yet reached the level of Lisandro Martínez 
Published: December 01, 2022
Legendary Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has acknowledged that Calvin Bassey has not yet reached the level of Lisandro Martínez at Ajax Amsterdam.    The Dutch champions signed the Nigeria international from Glasgow Rangers for a fee of 23 million euros in the summer as a replacement for the ...
Opinion : The World Cup appearance Nigerians would love to substitute for Qatar 2022
Published: November 27, 2022
Nigeria's absence at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is deeply saddening and has undeniably affected the national team players' worth on the transfer market.   The Super Eagles made a debut appearance at the World Cup in USA '94 and exited the tournament in the round of 16 after a 2-1 defeat against...
Nigeria U20s squad announcement : 40 players named on roster for training camp 
Published: November 26, 2022
In preparation for the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Egypt, the Nigeria Football Federation have invited forty players to a training camp in Abuja.    Flying Eagles head coach Ladan Bosso has selected five goalkeepers, nine defenders, thirteen midfielders and thirteen forwards, and the players will stay at...
Portugal coach refuses to confirm which of his starters v Nigeria will make way for Ronaldo 
Published: November 23, 2022
Portugal coach Fernando Santos is keeping his cards close to his chest regarding his team selection for Thursday's World Cup H opener against Ghana at Stadium 974, Doha.   It is all but confirmed that Real Madrid and Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the starting lineup against the B...
World Cup - How did the Super Eagles perform at Russia 2018?
Published: November 22, 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is finally underway. OddsChecker, which compares World Cup odds and offers, have made Brazil the favourites for the tournament. And if they win the final in Lusail’s Iconic Stadium it will be a record-breaking sixth success, and their first in 20 years.    But for fans of Nigeria, it w...
World Cup 2022 : Former Nigeria striker delivers his verdict after Senegal's loss to Netherlands 
Published: November 21, 2022
Former Super Eagles striker Julius Efosa Aghahowa berated Senegal's missed chances in their first 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A game on Monday evening.   African champions, Senegal, holds the continent's biggest hopes of reaching the latter stages of the tournament but lost 2-0 to The Netherlands and Aghah...
'Koulibaly a great leader, Mendy solid GK' - Three-timer World Cupper hails Chelsea's Senegal stars
Published: November 21, 2022
Ahead of Senegal's World Cup opener against the Netherlands at the Al Thumama Stadium on Monday, Chelsea stars Kalidou Koulibaly and Édouard Mendy have been singled out for praise by  three-time World Cupper Austin Okocha.    Senegal suffered a major blow before the start of the World Cup, with their ...
Amokachi advises Peseiro on how to use Iwobi, rates Osimhen among top 5 strikers in the world 
Published: November 21, 2022
Legendary Nigeria striker Daniel Amokachi has told Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro what to do to bring out the best in the national team players.    The two-time World Cupper underlined that Peseiro did not get his tactics right in the recent humiliating defeat to Portugal despite the array of talents at his...
Nigeria's all-time Best XI at the World Cup including Chelsea icons, Ajax legend
Published: November 20, 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off today, 20 November 2022 and Nigeria will not be one of the 32 teams taking part in the 32nd edition of the tournament.    However football faithful have memories of Nigeria superstars that graced the tournament in the past.    Allnigeriasoccer.com here presents a combi...
Fenerbahce wingback reacts to making senior debut for Nigeria against Portugal 
Published: November 19, 2022
With a post on social media, Fenerbahce wingback Bright Osayi-Samuel has reacted to making his senior debut for Nigeria against Portugal.   The Blackpool academy product was named in the starting lineup as the Super Eagles were beaten 4-0 by the World Cup-bound European nation in an international friendly staged...
Most dribbles single World Cup game : Okocha top player ahead of Chelsea, Barca legends 
Published: November 19, 2022
Nigeria legend Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has the honour of being the player with the most dribbles in a single World Cup since the 1966 edition of the tournament, according to the statisticians at OPTA.    At USA 1994, the attacking midfielder broke the record jointly held by England hero Paul Gascoigne and Brazil ...