Official : Nigeria International Signs New Udinese Contract Until 2023
Published: November 06, 2019
Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong has extended his contract with Udinese till the summer of 2023, the Italian Serie A club have informed via their official website. Troost-Ekong, 26 joined the Udine-based club in August 2018 from Bursaspor and has gone on to become an important player for the the Bianconeri.T...
Juventus' Nigerian Defender Scores First Goal In UEFA Youth League
Published: October 22, 2019
Paolo Gozzi has become the latest Nigerian player to score in the prestigious UEFA Youth League, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The central defender netted his first ever goal in the UEFA Youth League as Juventus suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of Lokomotiv Moscow at the Juventus Training Center (Vinovo) on Tuesday ...
Former Liverpool Winger Adekanye Debuts For Lazio In Serie A
Published: September 29, 2019
Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye made his debut for Lazio in the Italian Serie A on Sunday, September 29. Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi handed a first appearance to the former Liverpool starlet when he came off the bench in the 86th minute of his side's 4-0 rout of Genoa on game week six. The Biancocelesti were ...
Juventus Super Star Ronaldo Earns 31 Times The Best Paid Nigerian Player In Serie A
Published: September 12, 2019
Former Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-earning footballer in the Italian Serie A with an annual salary of 31 million euros paid to him by Juventus, according to the print edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport. The Portugal international receives 31 times the salary pocketed by the best paid N...
Official : Ex-Inter Milan Striker Ogunseye Extends Olbia Calcio Contract
Published: September 04, 2019
Through a press release, Italian Serie C side Olbia Calcio 1905 have informed that they have reached an agreement with Roberto Ogunseye for the extension of his contract. Ogunseye's new agreement will keep him at Olbia Calcio 1905 until the end of the 2020-2021 season. Since his arrival at the Sardinia based ou...
Top Nigerian Teenagers To Keep An Eye On : Juventus Defender Paolo Gozzi Iweru
Published: August 02, 2019
In our series of top Nigeria-eligible youngsters to watch in the upcoming season, we leave the shores of England for Italy as our attention was attracted by Juventus youngster  Paolo Gozzi Iweru, who is  the first player of Nigerian descent born this century to feature in Serie A.Iweru made his first-team debut for J...
Official : Ex-Liverpool Starlet Adekanye Completes Move To Lazio
Published: July 02, 2019
Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye is now officially a player of Italian Serie A club Lazio. The Biancoceleste have already deposited the four-year contract signed by Adekanye with the Lega Serie A. Liverpool had offered the 20-year-old a fresh deal to extend his stay at Anfield but he rejected the proposal. ...
'He Has To Increase Willingness To Work'- Ex-Inter Milan Star Nwankwo Criticizes Victor Moses
Published: June 04, 2019
Former Inter Milan midfielder Nwankwo Obiora has aimed a dig at fellow Nigerian Victor Moses claiming that the Chelsea-owned winger must increase his work rate to become a successful player in the Italian Serie A. With ex-Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte recently taking over the reins at the Nerazzurri, Moses's chances...
Why Juventus Defender Iweru Should Seek A Loan Move This Summer
Published: May 27, 2019
Paolo Gozzi Iweru made his first-team debut for Juventus against SPAL last month, becoming the youngest player to feature for the Serie A champions in the 2018-19 campaign in the process. Despite showing promising defensive abilities on his debut, the 18-year-old star might need to leave the Turin outfit this summer ...
Nigeria-Eligible Fullback Udogie Fires Italy Into The Final Of U17 EURO
Published: May 17, 2019
Hellas Verona fullback Iyenoma Destiny Udogie scored the most important goal of his career to date after his 81st minute game-winner saw Italy beat France 2-1 at the Tallaght Stadium in Dublin on Thursday and qualify for the 2019 European U17 Championship showpiece. It was the first goal scored by the left-back for...
The Deadly Goalscorer Golden Eaglets Are Searching For Is In Italy, Scores Against Juventus In Primavera
Published: April 23, 2019
Emmanuel Ekong, who is the son of retired Nigeria international Prince Ikpe Ekong, is having an excellent season at Empoli youth teams and made his full debut for The Blues in the Primavera this past weekend. Born in Italy on June 25, 2002, Ekong is eligible to represent the national teams of Nigeria, Sweden and his...
Why Serie A Will Be A Good Move For Ex-Barcelona Wonderkid Adekanye
Published: April 21, 2019
It's no longer news that unsettled Liverpool youngster Bobby Adekanye turned down the chance to remain at Anfield beyond this season after rejecting the club's new contract offer. The latest development concerning the former Barcelona youngster via Italian media outlet Calciomercato  suggested that the 20-year-old ...
Yobo On Ajax Win Vs Juventus : It's Not A Fluke, They Did It Against Real Madrid
Published: April 16, 2019
Dutch Eredivisie side Ajax Amsterdam pulled off another miracle by knocking Juventus out of the Champions League on Tuesday night, following their 2-1 win at the Allianz Stadium in Turin.Cristiano Ronaldo headed home in the 28th minute to open the scoring, only for Donny van de Beek to equalise for the Dutch club six m...
Champions League Ajax 1 Juventus 1: Yobo Hails Goalscorers Ronaldo, David Neres
Published: April 10, 2019
Ajax Amsterdam came back from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw with Juventus in the quarterfinal of the Champions League on Wednesday night. A Cristiano Ronaldo header in the 45th minute gave the Italians the lead, only for the goal to be cancelled out by David Neres 30 seconds after the restart. Speaking as a pund...
Troost-Ekong To Be Assessed Ahead Of Milan Clash Amidst Injury Fears
Published: March 31, 2019
Udinese techical director, Daniele Pradé has revealed that Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong did not come away unscathed in their game yesterday ahead of a very important date with AC Milan.The 25-year-old who went the distance in Udinese's 2-0 victory over Genoa in the Italian Serie A has reportedly cropped...