Ndidi in race against time to be fit to face Arsenal as Rohr reveals midfielder's potential return date
Published: October 02, 2021
Leicester City have been hit with the news that Wilfred Ndidi could miss almost all the matches to be played by the club in October, with Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr revealing that the holding midfielder faces at least four weeks on the sidelines. Ndidi aggravated a hamstring injury last weekend against Burnley, th...
'Rohr complained about Teslim Balogun pitch' - CAR coach insists Nigeria won't have advantage
Published: October 02, 2021
Central African Republic coach Raoul Savoy does not believe the Super Eagles playing at the Teslim Balogun Stadium pitch will give the three-time African champions an advantage. The playing surface at the Teslim Balogun Stadium is notoriously in a bad condition especially when it rains. The Super Eagles manage...
2022 WCQ : Central African Republic coach reveals who he thinks is Super Eagles best player
Published: October 02, 2021
Central African Republic coach Raoul Savoy has admitted that his players will keep a close watch on Victor Osimhen in Thursday's 2022 World Cup qualifier at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, saying that the Napoli striker is the Super Eagles best player at the moment. The Spanish-Swiss football coach underlined that Nig...
2022 WCQ: Everton star becomes third Premier League player to pull out of Nigeria squad
Published: October 01, 2021
Everton star Alex Iwobi has become the third Premier League player to pull out of the Nigeria squad ahead of the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifying matches against Central African Republic this month. The Arsenal-reared winger has joined Watford ace Oghenekaro Etebo and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi in the...
Super Eagles coach Rohr delighted Glasgow Rangers defender chose Nigeria over England, Italy
Published: October 01, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he is delighted Glasgow Rangers defender Calvin Bassey has opted to represent Nigeria at international level. Born in Aosta, Italy, the left-back also qualifies to wear the colours of  European champions Italy as well as England where he grew up. It was previously known that...
Red-hot Osimhen sets new personal record after 94th minute goal in Napoli's loss to Spartak
Published: September 30, 2021
Nigeria star Victor Osimhen set a new personal record after finding the net in the closing minutes of Napoli's 3-2 loss to Spartak Moscow in a Europa League fixture at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Thursday evening.  By getting on the scoresheet in the 94th minute, it meant the Super Eagles striker netted for t...
Versatile Super Eagles invitee partners Balogun at CB as Rangers lose again in Europa League
Published: September 30, 2021
Glasgow Rangers are faced with a mountain to climb if they are progress to the last sixteen of the UEFA Europa League following a 1-0 loss to Sparta Prague in their second Group A fixture on Thursday evening. All three of the Light Blues' players named in the latest Nigeria squad - Leon Balogun, Joe Aribo and Calvin ...
'Me and Ekong bullied Mahrez, Slimani' - Rangers star Balogun reveals best memory with Eagles
Published: September 30, 2021
Glasgow Rangers defender Leon Balogun has revealed that beating an Algeria side containing the then Leicester City strikers Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani back in 2016 is one of the highlights of his career with the Super Eagles. Nigeria were placed in a difficult 2018 World Cup qualifying group, with Cameroon and ...
'Osimhen is very good' - Former Barcelona star heaps praise on Napoli striker
Published: September 30, 2021
Former Barcelona defender and 1998 World Cup winner with France, Lilian Thuram has lavished praise on Victor Osimhen, labeling him a 'very good' player. Thuram revealed that he has been keeping tabs on the Nigeria international since his time with French club Lille. Osimhen has impressed in 2021 after struggling ...
Glasgow Rangers' trio, Leicester, Watford, Everton stars named in Nigeria squad for 2022 WCQ
Published: September 30, 2021
The Nigeria Football Federation have announced a 23-man roster for the upcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Central African Republic. The squad unveiled on Thursday morning contains three goalkeepers, nine defenders, five midfielders and six strikers. Promising Glasgow Rangers left-back Calvin Bassey h...
Two Nigerian internationals ruled out of Leicester City's Europa League clash against Legia Warsaw
Published: September 29, 2021
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers will not be able to count on the services of Nigeria internationals Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi when his side face Polish giants Legia Warsaw at the Marshall Józef Piłsudski's Municipal Stadium  on Thursday evening.   It was known beforehand that Ndidi was not available ...
'He's doing fantastically well' - Arsenal invincible predicts Osimhen next Nigerian APOTY winner
Published: September 29, 2021
Arsenal legend and member of the Invincibles team, Nwankwo Kanu has predicted that Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is the next Nigerian player to win the prestigious African Footballer of the Year. Super Eagles fans have waited more than 21 years for a Nigerian player to win the APOTY award, with Kanu the last Nigeri...
'They have the best players' - Kanu boasts present Super Eagles 'can do more than' 1996 Dream Team
Published: September 29, 2021
Former Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu has passed a vote of confidence on the ability of the present Nigeria squad to attain glorious heights, claiming that the Gernot Rohr-led side can do more than the original Dream Team that won the 1996 Olympic Football Tournament in Atlanta. Papilo stated this at the ...
CAR coach confirms French-born striker compared to Frei, Seferovic is in squad to face Nigeria
Published: September 29, 2021
Central African Republic manager Raoul Savoy has confirmed that Neuchâtel Xamax attacker Louis Mafouta has been included on his roster for the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria. Born in Beaumont-sur-Oise, France 27 years ago, Mafouta opted to pledge his international future to Central African Rep...
'They beat our rivals Celtic' - Rangers ace Aribo highlights the pedigree of Sparta Prague
Published: September 29, 2021
Joe Aribo has built up a lot of European experience since moving to Glasgow Rangers from Charlton Athletic in July 2019.  Everything is pointing to the fact that the versatile midfielder will make his 29th appearance for the Light Blues in European competitions on Thursday evening after he was selected for media duti...