Shanghai Shenhua's Ighalo Nets Brace; Ufa's Igboun Scores Winner; Erzurum BB's Eduok Tallies 8th Goal
Published: April 07, 2019
Round up of the Nigerian players that registered their names on the scoresheet for their foreign clubs in matches that took place on Sunday, April 7. In the Chinese Super League, Odion Ighalo netted for the third successive game as Shanghai Shenhua hammered Sone Aluko's Beijing Renhe 5-1 at  Hongkou Stadium (Shangh...
30-Goal Chelsea Winger Headlines Nigeria U17 Roster For AFCON; WAFU-UFOA MVP In
Published: April 07, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that free-scoring Chelsea starlet Adrian Akande will be the headline name when the Nigeria Football Federation announces the Golden Eaglets roster for the Africa U17 Cup of Nations in the coming days. Aged only fifteen years, Akande has been included in the squad traveling to Tanzan...
Another Key Golden Eaglets Player Axed From 21-Man AFCON Roster; Bournemouth GK Surfaces
Published: April 07, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that another key player has been axed from the Golden Eaglets traveling party to Tanzania this week. Midfielder Tunde Akinsola, who started all the four matches at the 2018 WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers, was dropped after failing the mandatory magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test. ...
Oliseh Reveals What He Told Gianfranco Zola About England National Team To Counter Giggs, Solskjær
Published: April 07, 2019
Super Eagles legend Sunday Oliseh has revealed that he told Gianfranco Zola that England have not won a major tournament for more than five decades. The former Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax Amsterdam midfielder studied for his coaching badges in England alongside Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Ole ...
Omeruo Battling With Muscle Injury Ahead Of Leganes Trip To Deportivo Alavés
Published: April 07, 2019
Kenneth Omeruo has been listed as doubtful to suit up for CD Leganes when they tackle Estadio de Mendizorroza (Vitoria-Gasteiz) in the LaLiga Santander on Sunday morning. The Nigeria international did not participate in full training ahead of the trip to Vitoria due to a muscle injury, the same ailment that kept him...
Perugia's Sadiq, Padova's Mbakogu Score In The 12th Minute But Teams Lose
Published: April 07, 2019
Round up of the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective European clubs on Saturday, April 6. In the Italian Serie B, former Nigeria U23 star Umar Sadiq made it three goals in six matches by scoring in Perugia's 4-2 loss to Benevento at Stadio Renato Curi. With 12 minutes gone, the lanky striker ...
'The Goal Is As Good As You Can See' - Etebo Continues To Delight Stoke City Boss
Published: April 06, 2019
Stoke City ended a sequence of four successive goalless draws after beating Blackburn Rovers 1-0 on Saturday afternoon, thanks to Oghenekaro Etebo's first-half scorcher. The former Warri Wolves star came to England with a reputation as a versatile midfielder with offensive and defensive attributes and has ticked th...
EFL : Stoke City's Etebo, Rotherham's Ihiekwe Net Game-Winners; Aston Villa's Abraham, Lincoln City's Akinde Strike
Published: April 06, 2019
Round up of the Nigerian players that were on target in the English Football League on Saturday, April 6. We start off at Ewood Park in Lancashire, where Stoke City were guests to Blackburn Rovers. The visitors secured all three points thanks to Oghenekaro Etebo's first-half winner. The Nigeria international fire...
Troost-Ekong Returns To Training With Udinese After Injury Scare
Published: April 06, 2019
Nigeria international, William Troost-Ekong has resumed training with Udinese and is in contention to return to his side's starting XI ahead of their Italian Serie A meeting with Empoli on Sunday.The Super Eagle was pictured in a training session with Igor Tudor's men on Saturday morning as they slugged it out in readi...
LaLiga Santander's Top Scoring Teen Chukwueze Shortlisted For Best Player GW 30
Published: April 06, 2019
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has been shortlisted for the best player of match day 30 in LaLiga Santander by the official website of La Liga. The Nigeria international had one of his best performances in a Villarreal shirt on Tuesday, April 2nd as they played out an entertaining 4-4 draw with the champions Bar...
Much-Heralded Striker Omidiji Huge Doubt For 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations
Published: April 06, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Go Ahead Eagles wonderkid Lateef Omidiji has emerged as a huge doubt for the upcoming Africa U17 Cup of Nations. The much-heralded striker was called up to train with the Golden Eaglets ahead of their trip to Tanzania but it appears he is not in the plans of coach Manu Garba, g...
Awaziem : With Chukwueze And Onyekuru, Super Eagles Are The Team To Beat At 2019 AFCON
Published: April 06, 2019
Porto loanee Chidozie Awaziem believes the Super Eagles are the team to beat at the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations because of the crop of young players in their ranks such as Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze, Galatasaray's Henry Onyekuru and himself. The Rizespor central defender was called up to the Super Eagles squad...
Nigeria U23 Star Kelechi Shines As Rio Ave Return To Top Of Liga Revelacao Table
Published: April 06, 2019
Nigeria U23 defender, Kelechi John was on duty for Rio Ave in the Portuguese Liga Revelacao from start to end on Friday.John put up a solid performance in central defence to help Rio Ave beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 and the result means Rio Ave are still maintaining their position at the top of the Revelacao.Since the play...
Chelsea Prodigy Turns Down England Call-Up For Montaigu Tourney Ahead Of U17 AFCON
Published: April 05, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Chelsea winger Adrian Akande has turned down an opportunity to represent England U16 National Team at the upcoming Montaigu Tournament. The Montaigu Tournament is one of the most prestigious youth football tournaments in the world and the Young Lions have been drawn to face Arge...
Nigeria 6 UMF Selfoss 1 : Courtney Dike Nets 19-Minute Hat-Trick; Umotong Bags Brace
Published: April 05, 2019
The Super Falcons of Nigeria thrashed UMF Selfoss Women 6-1 in a friendly game held at the Pinatar Arena in Murcia on Friday evening.Thomas Dennerby's Ladies used the game against the Icelandic topflight side as one of their tune up games as they continue preparation for their FIFA Women's World Cup adventure this year...