Exclusive: South African-Based Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi To Miss Nigeria Friendly Vs Corsica
Published: April 30, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that South African-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will miss the Super Eagles friendly against Corsica on May 26 in Ajaccio.The Chippa United netminder has not been included in the list of professionals instructed to report to camp for the fixture.A day after the proposed friendly agains...
Spurs Star Alli Admits He Might Be Criticized For Missing Header Against Arsenal
Published: April 30, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Dele Alli was impressed with the atmosphere at White Hart Lane in his side's 2-0 win over Arsenal, but has admitted that he might come under severe criticism for missing a a gilt-edged chance in the first half.The England rising star missed a sitter in the 22nd minute, heading wid...
Alli Scores, Iwobi Benched As Arsenal Lose Last North London Derby To Spurs At White Hart Lane
Published: April 30, 2017
Arsenal have a lot of work to do to finish in the top four positions in the Premier League after losing 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in their final game at White Hart Lane on Sunday evening.While Spurs number 20 of Nigerian descent Dele Alli was involved for 90 minutes before he subbed out, Super Eagles attacking midfielde...
Victor Moses And Chelsea Heading For The Title After Winning Battle Of The Blues
Published: April 30, 2017
Antonio Conte’s Chelsea took a significant step towards winning the Premier League title following their 3-0 victory over Everton, with two former England youth internationals of Nigerian descent Victor Moses and Ross Barkley on parade at Goodison Park.The first half started in glittering fashion with two moments...
Exclusive: Success, Osimhen Handed Another Opportunity To Make Competitive Nigeria Debut
Published: April 30, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that ex-Golden Eaglets sensation Isaac Success and Victor Osimhen have been handed another opportunity to make their competitive international debut for the Super Eagles.Both strikers are among the 19 foreign-based professionals called up to attend a training camp in Corsica, France, st...
Exclusive: NFF Spark Club Vs Country Row As Injured Ikeme, Bazee Called Up For International Duty
Published: April 30, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation are set to spark off another club versus country row, with Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and Hannover superkid Noah Bazee instructed to report for international duty next month in France.Since both players returned to their respective clubs after the last international br...
Exclusive: Nigeria Coach Rohr To Run The Rule Over Dele Alampasu In France
Published: April 30, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr will start running the rule over Cesarense goalkeeper Dele Alampasu in Corsica on May 24.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles netminder is among the foreign-based professionals named in the provisional squad for the training camp in Fra...
Exclusive: Austria Vienna Striker Kayode Left Out Of Nigeria Squad For AFCON Qualifier Vs South Africa
Published: April 30, 2017
Austria Vienna striker Olarenwaju Kayode will not train with the national team in Corsica this coming month ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in June, barring any last minute changes.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles star may be in the form of his life but this has not impress...
Talented Manchester City Midfielder, Who Wants To Play For Nigeria, Continues To Sparkle
Published: April 30, 2017
Talented Manchester City midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru continues to impress for Manchester City after finding the net for the U18s in their 1-1 draw with West Ham in the U18 Premier League on Saturday.On 34 minutes, Dele-Bashiru gave the visitors a one-goal lead when he fired past Forde in the West Ham goal.This season, ...
Promising Nigerian Striker Korede Adedoyin Tipped To Make The Grade At Everton
Published: April 30, 2017
Promising Nigerian striker Korede Adedoyin has been tipped to make the grade at Everton on the back of his consistent performances for the U18 squad this season.The 16-year-old has not looked back since he was promoted to the Toffees U18 setup in January 2017.On his first appearance of the season for the U18s, Adedoyin...
Ex-England U19 Captain Ola Aina To Train With Nigeria Squad In France
Published: April 30, 2017
Former England U19 skipper Ola Aina will train with the Nigerian national team in Corsica this coming month.There had been fears that the Chelsea right fullback is reconsidering his decision to suit up for the three-time African champions, but the Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed that he has been included in ...
Prolific Nigerian Striker John Akinde Scores 80th League Goal For Barnet
Published: April 30, 2017
The prolific Nigerian striker John Akinde netted his 80th league goal for Barnet in their 3-1 win over Grimsby Town at The Hive Stadium on Saturday afternoon.Akinde headed into the net from Nelson's long ball to open the scoring, a week after he scored against Hartlepool United, making him the all-time top goalscorer f...
(Photo Confirmation) Ex-Chelsea Star Mikel Undergoes Successful Surgery, Starts Rehab Soon
Published: April 29, 2017
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel underwent successful surgery in England this week, the player has announced via social media. The Nigeria international had to undergo a procedure after picking up an abdominal injury at Tianjin Teda, an ailment that made him miss the last four matches in the Chinese Super Lea...
Boxing Legend Foreman Backing Arsenal Fan Anthony Joshua To Beat Klitschko
Published: April 29, 2017
Boxing legend George Foreman is backing Arsenal fan Anthony Joshua to defeat Wladimir Klitschko when they do battle on Saturday night in front of 90,000 spectators at Wembley.The Watford-born Nigerian boxer is aiming to retain his IBF heavyweight title and the vacant WBA (Super) and IBO titles are also on the line.&ldq...
Chelsea Loanee Omeruo Shown First Straight Red Card Of His Pro Career
Published: April 29, 2017
Kenneth Omeruo was sent off in Alanyasspor's 3-0 loss to Kayserispor in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday.The Chelsea loanee took the walk of shame in the 45th minute for a foul on Brazilian striker Welliton, who would have been in a clear goalscoring position if he had not been brought down by the Nigerian defender.Th...