Troost-Ekong A Shadow Of Himself Since Super Eagles Duty But Gets Backing From Udinese Coach
Published: December 21, 2019
On the eve of Udinese's Serie A match against Cagliari, manager Luca Gotti spoke to reporters at the mandatory pre-match press conference and one of the questions he addressed was related to the lack of form of William Troost-Ekong. Troost-Ekong's performance has been poor since his return to Italy from internation...
Bordeaux's Kalu Leaves Out Mikel, Moses In Dream Five-A-Side Super Eagles Team
Published: December 20, 2019
In a quickfire question and answer session with the Super Eagles Media Team, Bordeaux star Samuel Kalu revealed his dream five-a-side Super Eagles team. Surprisingly, the winger opted not to include two players associated with Chelsea, Victor Moses and Obi Mikel, in his squad though they were very influential membe...
More Good News On Osimhen's Fitness: Super Eagles Striker Urges Lille Coach To Play Him Vs Monaco
Published: December 20, 2019
Ahead of Lille's visit to the Stade Louis-II for a Ligue 1 match with Monaco, manager Christophe Galtier faced the cameras at a press conference on Friday afternoon. And one of the subjects he touched on was on the availability of Victor Osimhen, who returned to Lille on Thursday evening after spending two nights in ...
'There Are Good Results In Friendlies Like Against Brazil' - Rohr Gets Vote Of Confidence From Utaka
Published: December 20, 2019
Gernot Rohr has received a vote of confidence from former Nigeria international John Utaka to continue coaching the senior national team amid speculation surrounding his future. The onetime Lens, Rennes and Montpellier striker made his thoughts known during an interview with French radio station ARL FM on Thursday....
Osimhen Given Clean Bill Of Health, Flies To Lille After Two Nights Under Observation
Published: December 19, 2019
Victor Osimhen has been given the medical green light to return to training after spending two nights under observation at the cardiothoracic center of Monaco. It will be recalled that the Nigeria international felt dizzy and complained of chest pain during the first half of Lille's 3-0 win against Monaco in the Coupe...
FIFA Year-End Ranking: Nigeria Avoid Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria, Cameroon, Egypt In World Cup Draw
Published: December 19, 2019
FIFA on Thursday, December 19, 2019 published the year-end ranking of national teams and the Super Eagles have remained static on the log compared to their position the previous month, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Gernot Rohr's side still occupy the 31st position in the standings and are the third best ranked team ...
Barca 0 Real Madrid 0 : Eyewitness Account From The Only Nigerian To Play In This Fixture In La Liga
Published: December 19, 2019
Former Barcelona defender Gbenga Okunowo was present at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night as the Catalonia-based club were held to a goalless draw by fierce rivals Real Madrid in a rescheduled La Liga fixture.   Though Emmanuel Amuneke featured in El Clásico with his two appearances coming in the Copa del Rey in 1997...
Super Eagles Hopeful Dessers Showcases Ability To Score And Assist As Heracles Thrash Dordrecht
Published: December 19, 2019
Heracles Almelo have qualified for the third round of the TOTO KNVB Cup following their comprehensive 3-0 victory against Dordrecht on Wednesday, December 18, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.Super Eagles hopeful Cyriel Dessers had not scored in his last two league games - against Sparta Rotterdam and his former club FC Ut...
'Football Is Coming Home' - NFF President Reveals Venue For Super Eagles WCQ In March 2020
Published: December 18, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that Benin City will host Nigeria's first 2022 World Cup qualifying match  in March 2020.The draw for the second round of the World Cup qualifiers will hold at the Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt on 21 January 2020."This is a historic city and you can...
Lille Boss Provides Fitness Update On Osimhen That Will Delight Nigeria Fans, Rohr
Published: December 18, 2019
Lille coach Christophe Galtier has provided an update on the fitness of Nigeria international Victor Osimhen that will delight Super Eagles fans and manager Gernot Rohr. It will be recalled that the Lille number 7 had to make way for Loic Remy in the 23rd minute of the 3-0 win over Monaco in the Coupe de la Ligue ...
Lille Striker Osimhen Rushed To The Hospital After Scoring Against Monaco
Published: December 17, 2019
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen was rushed to the hospital few minutes after opening the scoring for Lille in their 3-0 win against Monaco in the Coupe de la Ligue on Tuesday night. Explaining the reason behind his substitution in the 23rd minute, Lille tweeted during the game that the number 7 made way for Loic...
Chelsea, Leicester, Celtic, Porto & Club Brugge Target Ibrahim Said Reveals His Dream Destination
Published: December 17, 2019
Nigeria U17 international Ibrahim Said has revealed his dream destination amid interest from clubs based in England, Scotland, Portugal and Belgium. The Dabo Babes attacking midfielder was Nigeria's top scorer at the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup, scoring 3 goals in 4 appearances before the Golden Eaglets exited the tourna...
Top Ten Best Young Players In The Championship : QPR Jewel Eze Makes List
Published: December 17, 2019
Sky Sports pundits Keith Andrews and Jobi McAnuff have selected the top ten best young players aged 22 and under making an impact in the EFL Championship in the 2019-2020 campaign, with one Nigeria-eligible player making the cut. The ten names they came up with were Nathan Ferguson and Grady Diangana (West Brom), J...
Defensive Midfielder Or Center Back? West Brom's Ajayi Specifies His Preferred Position
Published: December 17, 2019
West Brom star Semi Ajayi has versatility to boot as he is capable of playing in a variety of roles for club and country. The former Arsenal U23 skipper has been used as a central defender, defensive midfielder, right-back and left-back, but he has specified that the center back role is the position he is best suit...
CIES: Iwobi Everton's Top Creator; Ndidi Leicester's Top Interceptor; Osimhen Lille's MVP; Kalu Bordeaux's Top Dribbler; Awaziem Leganes Duels
Published: December 16, 2019
A new report by CIES Football Observatory has identified the Most Valuable Players per big-five league teams in Europe consisting of the Spanish La Liga, English Premier League, German Bundesliga,  Italian Serie A and French Ligue 1, and one Nigeria international has been named as the most influential player at his cl...