Ahmed Musa On Why Super Eagles Can Go All The Way, Defends Move To Al-Nassr
Published: June 07, 2019
Former Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa believes that the Super Eagles can go far at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations because of the quality strikers in their ranks. The Super Eagles players are often praised or are criticized by the fans on social media depending on their performance, and Musa says he pays litt...
2019 WWC: Nigeria Coach, Captain List The Best Qualities Of Oshoala Ahead Of Opener Vs Norway
Published: June 07, 2019
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby and captain Desire Oparanozie attended the mandatory pre-match press conference ahead of their World Cup opener against Norway at the Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims on Saturday evening. The Swedish football tactician and striker were full of praise for Oshoala and they are convinced that ...
Nigeria vs Zimbabwe : Super Eagles Probable Starting Line-up
Published: June 07, 2019
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play host to Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Saturday and Gernot Rohr is expected to keep a close eye on some players whose spots aren't guaranteed.The friendly match is obviously organized by NFF to help the gaffer prepare for the upcoming AFCON tournament in Egypt bu...
New Manchester United Signing Of Nigerian Descent Must Follow Rashford's Footsteps
Published: June 07, 2019
Ajax Amsterdam sensation Dillon Hoogewerf has announced that his summer transfer to Manchester United is in the bag. The versatile striker can operate from either flanks, and he can equally feature at the middle of the pitch.The Nigeria-eligible striker is also a proven goalscorer having found the back of the net on ...
'I've Been With The National Teams For Over 15 Years, I Needed Rest' - Mikel Sheds Light On Absence From Super Eagles
Published: June 07, 2019
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has shed more light on why he has not played for the Super Eagles since the end of the 2018 World Cup, specifically June 26, 2018 when they were beaten 2-1 by Argentina. For over fifteen years, Mikel has been part of the Nigeria national team set up, first playing for the U17...
Super Eagles 3-5-2 Formation : Rohr Planning To Deploy Kalu, Simon As Wing-Backs In 2019 AFCON
Published: June 07, 2019
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has hinted that Levante's Moses Simon and Bordeaux's Samuel Kalu will be deployed as left and right wing-backs respectively at the Africa Cup of Nations, if he goes with a 3-5-2 formation. Simon was regularly deployed as a wing-back last season by Levante coach Paco López and Kalu w...
How Pledging Allegiance To Nigeria Over England Will Help Olowu Gain Prominence At Arsenal
Published: June 07, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively revealed last week that Arsenal's Hale End Academy product Joseph Olowu has decided to commit his future to the Super Eagles of Nigeria after meeting with representatives of the Nigerian Federation in Poland.The young defender met with Flying Eagles manager Paul Aigbogun and he's expect...
'Kelechi Iheanacho Has Changed' - Rohr Reveals Leicester Man Has Turned Over A New Leaf
Published: June 06, 2019
Leicester City star Kelechi Iheanacho was harshly criticized by Gernot Rohr in March following his snub for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles and international friendly with Egypt. Rohr had questioned Iheanacho's professionalism and commitment to the national team cause, but the German is thinki...
Rohr On Ekong's Late Arrival, Axing Two Players From Super Eagles Squad
Published: June 06, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong reported late for international duty due to club commitments. The 25 players named to the provisional roster were instructed to join the team in Asaba on Sunday, June 2 ahead of their first training session the following day, but Ekong was th...
Villarreal's Chukwueze Looking Up To Mikel, Musa; Reacts To Liverpool Transfer Speculation
Published: June 06, 2019
Villarreal new kid on the block, Samuel Chukwueze has revealed that he is drawing inspiration from two experienced Super Eagles players in John Obi Mikel and Ahmed Musa. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winning pair have over 160 caps between them, and Chukwueze says he has been following their careers since 2010. ...
No One Is Missing : Ighalo, Ekong Finally Join Super Eagles In Asaba
Published: June 06, 2019
For the first time since the start of the Super Eagles training camp in Asaba, manager Gernot Rohr will work with 25 players named to the provisional squad list on Thursday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Shanghai Greenland Shenhua striker Odion Ighalo and Udinese central defender William Troost-Ekong final...
Mikel Reveals One Advantage Super Eagles Have Over Other Africa Cup Of Nations Teams
Published: June 06, 2019
John Obi Mikel believes the Super Eagles have an advantage over other teams at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations as most of the players in camp are in tip-top contention. The former Chelsea midfielder pointed out that the Super Eagles won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa because they were well drilled...
Leon Balogun On Being 'Injury Prone', Competition With Omeruo & Ekong For Starting Shirt
Published: June 06, 2019
Brighton & Hove star Leon Balogun was not pleased to be labelled as an injury-prone player, stressing that he has not had any serious injury in the last couple of years. The German-born center back is an injury worry for the Super Eagles ahead of Saturday's meeting with Zimbabwe and did not take part in full trainin...
Obi Mikel On Moving To Middlesbrough, Replacement In Super Eagles, Self-Imposed Sabbatical & More
Published: June 06, 2019
John Obi Mikel attended the Super Eagles press conference on Thursday and was quizzed about returning to England to join Middlesbrough in the winter transfer market and spoke about the Super Eagles young players. The Chelsea legend is in line to play his first official match for Nigeria in twelve months when they t...
2019 Women's World Cup : Three Reasons Why Nigeria Should Progress To Next Round
Published: June 06, 2019
The FIFA Women's World Cup is set to begin on Friday as host nation France welcome South Korea to the Parc des Princes Stadium.The Super Falcons of Nigeria, who are in the same group with the host country, will play their first game of the competition against Norway on Saturday.Many Nigerians have little or no trust in...