'We will win by three to four goals' - Liverpool loanee Awoniyi putting his money on Nigeria beating Benin
Published: March 26, 2021
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi is putting his money on the Super Eagles to thrash Republic of Benin in Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Stade Charles de Gaulle. The 2013 U17 World Cup winner is backing Nigeria for success because of the talents at the disposal of manager Gernot Rohr. Awon...
'He's different level, honestly' - Rangers' Aribo on comparisons with Super Eagles hero Okocha
Published: March 26, 2021
Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has played down comparisons between himself and Super Eagles hero Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, saying his shoes are too big to fill. Since starring on his international debut against Ukraine in September 2019, Aribo has made the number 10 jersey his own - same shirt number worn with p...
'We have to redeem our image' - Super Eagles midfielder Ndidi targets win against Republic of Benin
Published: March 26, 2021
Wilfred Ndidi has said that the two draws that the Super Eagles played against Sierra Leone last November should serve as a reminder that that they cannot afford to be complacent when they battle the Republic of Benin in Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Leicester City midfielder escaped the wrath of ...
Victor Osimhen acknowledges Super Eagles made mistakes vs Sierra Leone, ready for Benin
Published: March 25, 2021
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has acknowledged that the Super Eagles made mistakes in their back-to-back matches against Sierra Leone last November. On matchday three at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, Gernot Rohr's team let their four-goal lead slip away in dramatic fashion to draw with Sierra Leone an...
'Senior Man is happy to be in camp' - Leicester City striker Iheanacho vows to do his best vs Benin
Published: March 25, 2021
Kelechi Iheanacho, who is Nigeria's most in-form striker at club level heading into Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Republic of Benin, has vowed to do his best to assist the Super Eagles qualify for the tournament in Cameroon with a game to spare. Though the Leicester City striker was ...
'We're going there to win' - Super Eagles captain Musa confident before trip to Republic of Benin
Published: March 25, 2021
Ahmed Musa is confident that the Super Eagles can secure a win when they face the Republic of Benin on Saturday despite the opponents boasting an eight-year unbeaten streak at home.   The Super Eagles completed their second day of training on Thursday with all the twenty-four invited players in attendance following t...
Super Eagles defender Troost-Ekong on preparations for AFCONQ, Lagos pitch, Republic of Benin
Published: March 25, 2021
Watford star William Troost-Ekong is happy with the Super Eagles' preparations before their trip to Porto-Novo to face the Republic of Benin on matchday five of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The central defender also discussed about the togetherness in camp adding that the players are eager to step out...
Chelsea goalkeeper targeted by Nigeria handed late call-up to England Youth team
Published: March 25, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that the English Football Association has taken the first step to beat the Nigeria Football Federation to the services of promising youngster Prince Adegoke. The talented Chelsea goalkeeper was handed a late call-up to join the England U18s squad on Thursday evening ahead...
'The coach will decide' - Enyimba GK Noble on his chances of starting for Super Eagles
Published: March 25, 2021
Enyimba goalkeeper John Noble started a new chapter in his career after he was named in the Super Eagles 24-man roster for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches. A month ago, Noble was the hero for Enyimba against Rivers United, making a series of brilliant saves to make sure the People's Elephant remai...
'It's every player's dream' - Injured Liverpool loanee Awoniyi disappointed to miss out on AFCONQ
Published: March 25, 2021
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi has admitted that he was disappointed to miss out on a roster spot for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho. German-born Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr consistently namechecked the Union Berlin star among the new faces in cont...
'Always an honour to play in Nigeria' - Dutch-born Twente fullback Ebuehi ahead of AFCONQ vs Lesotho
Published: March 25, 2021
The prospect of the Super Eagles playing their last Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Lesotho in front of the fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium is something FC Twente fullback Tyronne Ebuehi is eagerly looking forward to. Tipped to break into the Super Eagles starting lineup after the 2018 World Cup, t...
Rohr on Super Eagles training session, fitness update, Lagos pitch, travel plans to Republic of Benin
Published: March 25, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr spoke to the media shortly after his team's training session at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Wednesday evening. The German football tactician was satisfied with the session and confirmed that the players are not carrying any injuries before their trip to the Benin capital, Porto-Novo ...
Everton star Iwobi explains why Super Eagles are motivated before showdown vs Benin
Published: March 24, 2021
Everton winger Alex Iwobi believes that the Super Eagles players would be motivated going into their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Republic of Benin. On matchday three of the AFCON qualifiers, Nigeria threw away a four-goal lead, two of which were scored by Iwobi, to draw 4-4 with Sierra Le...
'I'm happy Rohr chose me' - Sparta Rotterdam's Okoye reacts to being selected as Eagles No. 1
Published: March 24, 2021
Sparta Rotterdam rookie goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has reacted to being installed as the Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches. With only 21 top-flight games under his belt as a professional, the German-born glovesman has gotten the nod over seasoned campai...
'I look to raise my game even more with Super Eagles' - 'Aggressive' Ajayi on his West Brom form
Published: March 24, 2021
Semi Ajayi has admitted that he looks to take his game to a higher level while on international duty with the Super Eagles. The former Arsenal U23 captain was a shining light for West Brom until he fell out of favour with manager Samuel Allardyce after he was shown a red card against Burnley on February 20. Ajay...