Official : Super Eagles left-back named Rangers Men's Young Player of the Year
Published: April 25, 2022
Calvin Bassey has been named as Rangers' Men's Young Player of the Year for the 2021-2022 season.The Super Eagles left-back and other winners were presented with their awards on Sunday night. Bassey has been an outstanding performer for the Light Blues this season after forcing his way into the starting lineup under t...
Nigerian exports : Nantes' Simon, Udinese duo, Keciorengucu's Eze score for Euro clubs
Published: April 24, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com's review of the Nigeria-eligible players that found the net for their respective European clubs in league matches on Sunday, April 24, 2022.We begin in Italy. In a mid-table duel between Bologna and Udinese at the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara, the Bianconeri came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw.After Aaro...
'Leon wanted to win the tackle' - Rangers manager delivers verdict on Balogun's red card
Published: April 24, 2022
Rangers manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst has delivered his verdict on Leon Balogun's red card in the first half of his side's impressive 3-1 road win over Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday afternoon. The Nigeria international took the walk of shame in the 28th minute and it almost proved to be the t...
Mikel named Chelsea's youngest centurion in Premier League, another Nigerian in top three
Published: April 24, 2022
The official website of Chelsea has confirmed that former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel is the youngest player to reach one hundred Premier League appearances for Chelsea.The world champions have clarified that Mason Mount, aged 23 years and 100 days against Arsenal, wasn't the youngest player to reach a mileston...
'It's dangerous' - Ex-Rangers star admits referee was right to send off Balogun vs Motherwell
Published: April 23, 2022
Glasgow Rangers' 3-1 win over Motherwell at Fir Park on Saturday afternoon allowed Giovanni van Bronckhorst's side to narrow the gap at the top of the Scottish Premiership table to three points. With an eye on Thursday's Europa League trip to RB Leipzig, the Dutch football tactician made eight changes to his starting...
Pundit would not be surprised to see 2019 Nigeria U17 invitee offered new Derby County deal
Published: April 22, 2022
Answering questions from Derby County fans, DerbyshireLive's chief football writer Steve Nicholson says he would not be surprised to see 2019 Nigeria U17 invitee Malcolm Ebiowei offered a new contract by The Rams. Derby County were relegated to the third tier of English football, the League One, after suffering a late...
Burnley youth team RB makes himself available for Nigeria U20s, also eligible for Ireland
Published: April 21, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been told that Burnley youth team star Tosin Olopade has made himself available for Flying Eagles selection.The right-back qualifies to represent the Republic of Ireland and Nigeria internationally but is leaning towards representing the three-time African champions rather than the Europeans.Th...
Nephew of former Super Eagles star youngest player to start a Ligue 1 game this season
Published: April 20, 2022
The official website of the French Ligue 1 has compiled a list of the youngest players to start a league game for every club in the top-flight this season. The record holder for the season is Rennes midfielder Lesley Ugochukwu, who started in the top-flight from the first day of the championship in early August, at ...
'He will be sad' - Ex-African POTY says Lookman will be upset Nigeria missed out on World Cup
Published: April 20, 2022
Former African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba stated the obvious when he revealed that Ademola Lookman would be upset over Nigeria's failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.The Leicester City winger's application to switch association to Nigeria was approved by Fifa in the weeks leading up to the back-...
'Played football at the highest level' - Ikpeba reveals NFF made right call to appoint Finidi Eagles assistant coach
Published: April 19, 2022
1996 Atlanta Olympics gold medalist Victor Ikpeba has revealed that the Nigeria Football Federation made the right call to appoint his former teammate Finidi George as one of the assistant coaches for the Super Eagles.  The NFF Executive Committee has approved the recommendation of the Technical & Development Sub-...
CIES : Rangers left-back Bassey ranked best 'air blocker playmaker' in Scottish Premiership
Published: April 19, 2022
In its latest weekly post, statistics expert CIES Football Observatory conducted a study to determine the best performing outfield players in 32 European leagues. Players were classified into fifteen technical profiles and ranked according to their performance level with respect to both teammates and opponents, their ...
Kanu scores second hat-trick for Tigres UANL after international duty with Super Falcons
Published: April 19, 2022
Uchenna Kanu continues to impress for Tigres UANL, with the Nigeria national teamer scoring her second hat-trick for the Mexican Liga MX Femenil club in the Clausura 2022 on Easter Monday. The former Flamingoes and Falconets goal poacher ended her association with Swedish club Linköpings FC in December. She was play...
'Better than Danilo' - Legendary Dutch coach urges Feyenoord to sign Dessers on permanent deal
Published: April 19, 2022
Legendary Dutch football tactician Aad de Mos, known in these parts for coaching deceased Nigeria icon Stephen Keshi at RSC Anderlecht, is urging Feyenoord to offer a permanent deal to Cyriel Dessers. The Nigeria international joined the Eredivisie side on loan from Racing Genk in the summer transfer window with an ...
'He needs to humble himself' - Monaco legend Ikpeba advises Osimhen to emulate Salah, Mane
Published: April 18, 2022
Former African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba has revisited the furore that was caused by the comments he made about Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in the aftermath of Nigeria's failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. Ikpeba, Monaco's all-time top scorer in European competitions with 14 goals, criticized the...
NFF insider Ikpeba confirms three ex-Barcelona stars, Peseiro made final shortlist for Eagles job
Published: April 18, 2022
Nigeria Football Federation Technical Committee member Victor Ikpeba has confirmed that three former Barcelona players Laurent Blanc, Phillip Cocu and Ernesto Valverde, and ex-Porto boss José Peseiro applied for the vacant Super Eagles job. The Technical Committee trimmed a seven-man shortlist of coaching candida...