Nigeria Target Akinola Scores On Full Debut For USA; Why Orlando City's Dike Was Left Out
Published: December 10, 2020
United States Men's National Team closed the year with a 6-0 demolition of El Salvador at Inter Miami CF Stadium on Wednesday, December 9. While Orlando City's Daryl Dike, the younger brother of former Super Eagles striker Bright Dike, picked up a minor injury in camp and did not dress for the game, another attack-m...
FIFA Year-End Rankings See Super Eagles Unchanged In World, Confederation Rankings
Published: December 10, 2020
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday, December 10 published its year-end rankings of national teams, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Super Eagles finished 2020 as the 35th best team in the world and they are joint-fourth in the confederation ranking along with Morocco, with both countries accumulating 1,474 ...
'We Conceded The First Goal After 60th Minute' - Odemwingie On Lokomotiv's Defeat To Bayern
Published: December 10, 2020
Former Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie has insisted that Lokomotiv Moscow did not do badly despite losing 2-0 to current champions Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night. The Railwaymen had a decent Champions League campaign, holding Spanish giants Atletico Madrid to two draws and got ...
U20 AFCON Qualifier : Four Things We Noticed From Nigeria's 1-0 Loss To Ghana
Published: December 09, 2020
Nigeria's U20 national team, the Flying Eagles on Wednesday were defeated 1-0 by Ghana's Black Satellites in their second match of the regional WAFU U20 tournament which serves as qualifiers to the CAF U20 Nations Cup in 2021. Izuchukwu Okosi looks at the takeaways from the game in Porto Novo.  1. Unlucky EaglesTh...
Super Falcons Star Oshoala Finds The Net As Barcelona Thrash PSV Eindhoven In Champions League
Published: December 09, 2020
Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala was among the scorers as Barcelona thrashed Dutch club PSV 4-1 in a round of 32 UEFA Women's Champions League clash at the Sportcomplex De Herdgang (Eindhoven) on Wednesday evening. The former Arsenal and Liverpool striker started for the Spanish powerhouse and was in action for 67...
Ghana 1 Nigeria 0: Flying Eagles' U20 AFCON Hopes Out Of Their Hands After Conceding Late Goal
Published: December 09, 2020
Nigeria's Flying Eagles' chances of progressing to the 2021 Africa U20 Nations Cup took a big hit on Wednesday as they were defeated 1-0 by the Black Satellites of Ghana in the WAFU Zone B Championship in Porto Novo, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.The only goal of the game came in the 83rd minute when Precious Boah stepp...
'We Know That We Must Win' - Flying Eagles Captain Ahead Of Showdown Vs Ghana
Published: December 09, 2020
Nigeria U20s captain Mike Zaruma is aware that victory against bitter rivals Ghana on Wednesday would put them in a good position to advance to the knockout rounds of the WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers for the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. Zaruma and his teammates are hoping to make amends after surrendering a one-goal ...
NFF Chief Ducks Question On Claims Super Eagles Medics Made Osimhen's Shoulder Injury Worse
Published: December 09, 2020
Reports in the Italian media late last week had claimed that Super Eagles medical team made Victor Osimhen's shoulder injury worse while attempting to put it back in place during the national team's 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on November 13. The report added that the Napoli striker wa...
Impossible-Looking UCL Record Of Ex-Chelsea, Anderlecht Star Babayaro Broken After 26 Years
Published: December 08, 2020
The impossible-looking UEFA Champions League set by former Chelsea and Anderlecht left-back Celestine Babayaro has finally been broken after twenty six years, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The former Nigeria international was the youngest player to feature in the Champions League when he made his debut wearing the ...
Confirmed : No Europa League Action For Villarreal's Chukwueze On Thursday
Published: December 08, 2020
Nigeria national teamer Samuel Chukwueze won't be involved in UEFA Europa League action on Thursday, December 10. The matchday six fixture between Villarreal and Qarabag FK scheduled to hold at the Estadio de la Cerámica in Spain has been postponed because the Azerbaijani champions do not have the minimum number of...
'The Boys Understand What Is At Stake' - Nigeria U20 Coach Ahead Of Win-Or-Bust Duel Vs Ghana
Published: December 08, 2020
Nigeria U20s return to action at the ongoing WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers for the Africa U-20 Cup of Nations when they take on bitter rivals Ghana at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo on Wednesday afternoon. The Flying Eagles conceded right at the death to draw 1-1 with Ivory Coast in their opener on Sunday, l...
Super Eagles Center Back Named In Portuguese Primeira Liga Team Of The Week
Published: December 08, 2020
Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem has been named in the Portuguese Primeira Liga Team of the Week by football statistics website Whoscored.com. Awaziem shone at the heart of defence for Boavista as they were held to a goalless draw by Rio Ave at the Estádio dos Arcos on Sunday evening, the third clean sheet k...
Nigeria Pitch Awards : Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen Up For Top Prize; Barca Star In Running For Women's Version
Published: December 07, 2020
Organizers have announced plans to hold the 7th Award Ceremony of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards on 22 December 2020 at the Ibis Hotel Ikeja, Lagos. Speaking to journalists in the nation’s capital Abuja, the President of the Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Philips stated that the 7th Award Ceremony which had ea...
Onana Or Mendy? Sparta Rotterdam Star Okoye Names Who He Considers To Be Africa's Best GK
Published: December 07, 2020
Sparta Rotterdam rising star Maduka Okoye has revealed who he thinks is the best African goalkeeper in the world at the moment. The Super Eagles glovesman has stepped up his performances after a woeful top-flight debut against Heerenveen that saw him concede four goals and in his next game, this time for Nigeria, h...
Osimhen Rated As Doubtful For Napoli's Next Three Matches Including Trip To Inter Milan
Published: December 07, 2020
Victor Osimhen is rated as doubtful for Napoli's next three official matches, according to various reports in the Italian media. This coming Sunday will make it one month the former Lille striker last played competitively for club and country after dislocating his shoulder in the second half of Nigeria's 4-4 draw w...