Nigeria Football Federation Target Eberechi Eze Called Up To England U21 Squad Again
Published: October 02, 2020
Nigeria Football Federation target Eberechi Eze has been named to the latest England U21 squad announced on Friday morning by the English Football Association, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Crystal Palace attacking midfielder could add to his international caps at U21 level when the Young Lions face Andorra and ...
Birmingham City Product Okoro Dumps England Youth Team For Nigeria
Published: October 02, 2020
Birmingham City Academy product Nicholas Okoro has pledged his international future to Nigeria despite being on the radar of the English Football Association. The 2001-born attacking midfielder, whose late father Ejikeme Fabian Okoro represented Enugu Rangers, has been called up to an England U15 training camp in t...
'Tomori Should Gist Saka How It Went' - Nigerians React To Arsenal Winger's First England Call-up
Published: October 01, 2020
England boss Gareth Southgate has announced a 30-player roster for upcoming international friendlies against Wales, Belgium and Denmark. Nigerians received bad news on the day they are celebrating Independence from Britain, with Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka receiving his first senior England call-up. The England U2...
Official Assures Osimhen Is Available For Eagles Duty Despite Positive COVID-19 Cases In Genoa Squad
Published: October 01, 2020
Super Eagles Media Officer Toyin Ibitoye has assured that Napoli's record signing Victor Osimhen will be available for the national team's upcoming friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia taking place in Austria. The 2015 U17 World Cup winner made his full debut for Napoli in their 6-0 demolition of Genoa on Septemb...
Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa, Officials Jet Off To Austria From Abuja On Saturday Night
Published: October 01, 2020
Al-Nassr winger Ahmed Musa and some Super Eagles officials will jet off to Austria via Abuja on Saturday night ahead of the upcoming friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia, Super Eagles Media Officer Toyin Ibitoye has disclosed. Ibitoye has disclosed that everyone associated with the national team is looking forwar...
'The Midfield Will Be Stable' - Ex-Golden Eaglets Stars Back Tijani To Make An Impact For Nigeria
Published: October 01, 2020
Goalkeeper John Amah and attacking midfielder Olatomi Olaniyan, two members of the Golden Eaglets squad to the 2018 WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers for the U17 AFCON, are backing Red Bull Salzburg loanee Samson Tijani to make an impact for the Super Eagles should he make his senior debut this month. As captain of the Go...
FC Midtjylland's Onyeka Celebrates Eagles Call-Up With First-Ever Goal In UCL Qualifiers
Published: October 01, 2020
FC Midtjylland central midfielder Frank Onyeka celebrated his maiden call-up to the senior Nigerian national team by scoring his first-ever goal for the Danish champions in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers on Wednesday, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The FC Ebedei product is one of seven uncapped players named by...
'He Is A Great Player' - Taribo West Considers Man City's Algerian Mahrez One Of The World's Best
Published: September 30, 2020
Atlanta Olympics gold medalist, Taribo West is delighted that the Nigeria Football Federation have arranged a friendly with African champions Algeria next month.   The former Auxerre and Inter Milan defender noted that the Algerians have several exciting players in their ranks, including Manchester City winger Riyad ...
Algeria, Tunisia Friendly Games Could Be The Audition For Racing Genk's Dessers
Published: September 30, 2020
Super Eagles invitee, Cyril Dessers has not quite hit the ground running this season, it must be said.After emerging as the joint-topscorer in the Dutch Eredivisie with 15 goals from 26 matches last season, the striker earned a celebrated move to Genk during the off-season but has struggled to establish himself in the ...
'They Are Fantastic Players' - Rohr Rues Retirement Of Ighalo, Mikel, Victor Moses
Published: September 29, 2020
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has rued the retirement of three of his key players to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. While Victor Moses retired from international footballer after the tournament in Russia, Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and John Obi Mikel followed in the footsteps of the winger by making their ...
Dominic Iorfa Provides Key Update On The International Future Of Sheffield Wednesday POTY
Published: September 29, 2020
Retired Nigeria international Dominic Iorfa, the father of Sheffield Wednesday Player of the Year with the same name,  has confirmed that his son is willing to switch his international allegiance from England to Nigeria provided that the Nigeria Football Federation and manager Gernot Rohr show their interest in the ce...
What Could Super Eagles Starting Lineup Look Like Against Algeria?
Published: September 29, 2020
Nigeria's Super Eagles will be back in action next month, with the team facing off against two top countries in the continent in Algeria and Tunisia for October's international friendlies, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.Gernot Rohr's side were earlier slated to face Ivory Coast, but with the Lions plumping for a bout wit...
CIES 2020 Top Scorer List : Arokodare Ahead Of Messi, Salah, Lukaku; Two Other Nigerians In Top 127
Published: September 28, 2020
CIES Football Observatory has revealed the top 127 footballers who have scored at least 10 goals in 94 top division leagues worldwide during the calendar year 2020, with three Nigerian players making the cut. The top ranked Nigerian player is former Golden Eaglets striker Tolu Arokodare who notched up fifteen goals...
'80 Percent I'm Leaving' - Okpotu Set To Decide Future Amid Esperance, Ettifaq,Al Kuwait, Batin Interest
Published: September 28, 2020
Nigeria international Anthony Okpotu is set to decide his future with US Monastir in the coming days amid concrete interest from clubs in North Africa and Persian Gulf. The striker put himself in the shop window after scoring 13 goals in 25 appearances to win the Tunisian Ligue 1 top scorer award for 2019-20 and hel...
Osimhen Marks Full Debut With First Goal Contribution For Napoli In 6-0 Rout Of Genoa
Published: September 27, 2020
Victor Osimhen made his full competitive debut for Napoli as they demolished Genoa 6-0 at the Stadio San Paolo in Naples on Sunday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Super Eagle came close to breaking the deadlock as early as the sixth minute but saw his effort saved by goalkeeper Federico Marchetti. Hir...