Boniface, Lookman battle Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Kudus, 5 others for Europa League award
Published: May 26, 2024
Super Eagles duo Victor Boniface and Ademoa Lookman have both been nominated for the Europa League Goal of the Tournament award.  UEFA's Technical Observer panel has picked the top ten most eye-catching goals scored in the 2023-2024 Europa League, with Boniface and Lookman making the cut for their efforts agai...
Lookman joins one-time PL Golden Boot winner, ex-Arsenal star in Europa League Team of the Season
Published: May 25, 2024
Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman has been named in the official UEFA Europa League Team of the Season following his heroics for Atalanta in the competition. The in-form forward was named alongside former Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, 2018/2019 Premier League joint Golden Boot winner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ...
Euro 2004: Super Eagles-eligible midfielder named in Italy's provisional squad 
Published: May 23, 2024
Super Eagles-eligible midfielder Michael Folorunsho has been included in Italy's provisional 30-man squad for Euro 2024. This call-up comes after an impressive season for Folorunsho in Serie A, where he scored four goals and provided one assist in 26 appearances for Verona. Folorunsho, who spent his youth ca...
Ademola Lookman: The kid from Wandsworth who defied all odds to make European history
Published: May 23, 2024
In a story that will be etched in the annals of football history, Ademola Lookman,  who was born in Wandsworth, London, has achieved the unthinkable. With his historic hat-trick in the Europa League final, Lookman has become the first Nigerian and only the sixth player in the world to score a treble in a European f...
'It's incredible to play for Nigeria' - History maker Lookman has no regrets choosing Super Eagles over England
Published: May 22, 2024
Ademola Lookman put up the best performance of his club career to inspire Atalanta to claim their first-ever European title, following a 3-0 rout of Victor Boniface and Nathan Tella's Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League final at the Dublin Arena on Wednesday night.  Bayer Leverkusen's incredible run is ov...
Europa League final: Lookman's historic hat-trick inspires Atalanta to 3-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen
Published: May 22, 2024
Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman was in majestic form as he scored a historic hat-trick to help Atalanta win their first ever UEFA competition, beating Victor Boniface and Nathan Tella's Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in the final of the Europa League played at the Dublin Arena on Wednesday night.  Lookman opened the...
'This season, we've been very strong' - Lookman fires warning to Bayer Leverkusen ahead of UEL final 
Published: May 22, 2024
The first of this season's European final will take place on Wednesday night at the Dublin Arena with Atalanta seeking to make history by winning their first European competition. Ademola Lookman and his Atalanta teammates are facing a Bayer Leverkusen team who could potentially go fifty-three games unbeaten by ...
Potential Zirkzee replacement: Bologna linked with move for 2023 Super Eagles invitee 
Published: May 20, 2024
Bologna are keeping tabs on 2023 Super Eagles invitee Gift Orban as a possible replacement for Arsenal linked striker Joshua Zirkzee. According to Get Football citing Ignazio Genuardi, the Serie A outfit have the diminutive Nigerian forward and Stade Brestois striker Lilian Brassier, on their shortlist as Zirkzee...
'Participated in 50 percent of the matches'- Napoli president De Laurentiis aims dig at Osimhen 
Published: May 18, 2024
Aurelio De Laurentiis caused a star at a press conference this week as he spoke about Victor Osimhen, with the Napoli president stating that his most expensive acquisition was unavailable for selection in several matches due to fitness issues. Manager Francesco Calzona could not count on the services of Osimhen to...
Club president dispels rumours linking ex-Chelsea, Spurs boss Conte with coaching job at Osimhen's Napoli
Published: May 16, 2024
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has dispelled rumors linking former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte to the club's coaching position, stating that he is not the only one who can bring success to the team.   De Laurentiis made the comments during the presentation of Napoli's double ...
Napoli share fresh update on Osimhen that will worry Finidi, any Super Eagles fan 
Published: May 16, 2024
Italian Serie A side Napoli have shared a fresh injury update on Victor Osimhen ahead of their penultimate game of the season, against Fiorentina at the Franchi Stadium on Friday evening.  The Napoli players trained on Thursday morning at the SSCN Konami Training Center. The Parthenopeans have not brought good...
Will Lookman's African POTY dreams fade away amid potential third final defeat in 2024? 
Published: May 16, 2024
Ademola Lookman's season has been a roller coaster ride of near misses and agonizing defeats. The talented winger has faced heartbreak in two major finals already, and his luck may not change anytime soon. With the Europa League final against Bayer Leverkusen looming, Lookman's Atalanta side faces an uph...
Injury to the hamstring of the left thigh: Chukwueze in AC Milan's treatment room ahead of WCQs
Published: May 13, 2024
According to Sky Sport Italia, Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze, has suffered a hamstring injury in his left thigh and stands the risk of missing AC Milan's last two Serie A games of the season. The former Villarreal man had been in contention to be named in the Nigeria squad for next month's 2026 World...
'Really annoying' - Bologna defender Calafiori on his duel with Napoli striker Osimhen
Published: May 12, 2024
Bologna are on the brink of qualifying for next season's UEFA Champions League after a 2-0 win over Napoli at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday evening.  One of the key matchups during the game saw Bologna central defender Riccardo Calafiori face off with one of the best strikers in the Italian Serie A...
'He's really exceptional' - Former Serie A top scorer hails Osimhen for his aerial prowess
Published: May 10, 2024
Former Serie A top scorer Guiseppe Savoldi has hailed reigning African Footballer of the Year Victor Osimhen for his aerial prowess which he has shown consistently over the years for Napoli. The Super Eagles forward is known as one of the finest strikers in European football particularly in the past two seasons, fin...