Kayode Celebrates Maiden Nigeria Call Up With 16th Goal Of The Season
Published: March 11, 2017
Olarenwaju Kayode helped Austria Vienna to register their 15th win in the Bundesliga this term after he hit target in their 3-0 rout of Wolfsberger AC.An own goal by Michael Sollbauer in the 34th minute gave the home team a first-half lead before Alexander Gruenwald doubled the advantage on 54 minutes.On 81 minutes, Ka...
Arsenal Midfielder Iwobi Watches From The Bench As Lincoln City Dream Dies
Published: March 11, 2017
Alex Iwobi was a non-playing substitute as Arsenal qualified for their 29th FA Cup semifinal following a 5-0 hammering of non-league side Lincoln City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening.Understandably, the Nigeria national-teamer was not given a run out by manager Arsene Wenger as he trained with the squad onl...
Newcastle United Star Announces International Retirement Ahead Of Nigeria Friendly
Published: March 11, 2017
Newcastle United star Mohamed Diamé is no longer in contention to face the Super Eagles at the Hive Stadium in an international friendly on March 23.Ahead of the game between the two African powerhouses, Diamé has announced that he has retired from international football after consulting national team co...
Nigeria U23 Ace Umar Returns From Injury With A Bang
Published: March 11, 2017
On his first appearance since returning from injury, Aminu Umar found the back of the net as Osmanlispor FK were held to a 1-1 draw by Bursaspor in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday afternoon.The Super Eagles striker came off the bench at the start of the second half and with his team a goal behind, before he netted th...
Iheanacho Makes Cameo As Man City Book A Trip To Wembley
Published: March 11, 2017
Super Eagles rising star Kelechi Iheanacho made a cameo appearance as Manchester City booked their place in the semifinals of the Emirates FA Cup following a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.The Citizens number 72 replaced Sergio Agüero in the first minute of stoppage time at the Riverside Stadium....
Super Eagles Star On The Road To Recovery From Hamstring Injury
Published: March 11, 2017
Italian Serie A club Torino continued their preparations for Monday’s league match with Lazio .Nigeria international Joel Obi was one of the two players that did not participate in full training under the guidance of manager Siniša Mihajlović.Instead, the attacking midfielder underwent specific recovery w...
Scottish Club Thanks Nigerians After Efe Man Of The Match Display
Published: March 11, 2017
Hibernian have taken to social media to show their appreciation to supporters who backed the team in last night’s win at Dundee United. The Edinburgh-based side acknowledged that a number of Nigerians would have showed an interest in the game at Tannadice Park because of their national team player Efe Ambrose, an...
Sunderland Manager Moyes Watches Nigerian Baresi, Efe, Put Up A MOTM Display For Hibs
Published: March 11, 2017
Nigeria international Efe Ambrose did himself good when he put up a Man of the Match performance for Hibernian in their 1-0 away win over Dundee United in the Scottish Championship on Friday.The central defender won rave reviews from Scottish Football followers and has been compared to football legends Bobby Moore, Fra...
Rohr Receives Fitness Boost As Iwobi Returns To Arsenal Training After A Bout With Flu
Published: March 11, 2017
Any doubt surrounding the availability of Alex Iwobi for the upcoming international friendlies with Senegal and Burkina Faso has ended, with the attacking midfielder returning to Arsenal training on Friday.The Gunners had their final training session ahead of Saturday evening’s Emirates FA Cup meeting with Lincol...
Revealed : Where The Super Eagles Will Train Ahead Of Senegal Friendly
Published: March 11, 2017
The national team will start training for their eagerly anticipated friendlies on Monday, March 20, same day the Nigerian Federation have instructed the invited players to arrive at Crowne Plaza Hotel Ealing.Ahead of their first game of 2017, the Super Eagles will train at Barnet’s training ground, otherwise know...
Nigeria Set To Battle Netherlands For Ajax Amsterdam Left Wing-Back
Published: March 11, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation are set to battle the Royal Dutch Football Association over the international future of Ajax Amsterdam teenage sensation Niyi Scholten.Niyi Scholten, who has a Nigerian parent, has been living in the Netherlands, and the KNVB have moved fast to secure the international future of the high...
Official : Dominic Chatto Completes Move To Swedish Club Falkenbergs FF
Published: March 10, 2017
Swedish Superettan outfit Falkenbergs FF have announced the signing of Dominic Chatto on a two-year contract.The central midfielder is well known in Sweden for his spell at BK Hacken where he spent four years, and was recommended to his new employer by one of his former teammates Tibor Joza.Chatto started his career in...
Senegal Squad To Report To Camp March 20 1300 Hours Ahead Of Nigeria Friendly
Published: March 10, 2017
Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) has instructed players called up for the international friendly against the Super Eagles to report to camp on Monday, March 20 at 1300 hours.Like the Super Eagles German tactician Rohr, manager Aliou Cissé will start running the rule over Les Lions de la Téranga on the...
New Tianjin Teda Central Defender Mikel Passes Test With Flying Colours
Published: March 10, 2017
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel impressed in a new position as a central defender on Friday as Tianjin Teda were held to a goalless draw by Jiangsu Suning at  Nanjing Olympic Sports Center.Tianjin Teda coach Jaime Pacheco was worried that his team conceded so many goals during their warm-up games in pre-season...
Iwobi Struck Down With Flu, Makes Himself Available For Senegal, Burkina Faso Friendlies
Published: March 10, 2017
Arsenal wonderkid Alex Iwobi is not in danger of missing Nigeria’s upcoming international friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso, amid speculations in the local media that he is all but ruled out of the games because of illness. It is believed more fuel was added to those rumours because the Gunners co...