Nigerian Striker Misses Arsenal Training Ahead Of Trip To Germany
Published: November 22, 2017
Chuba Akpom did not train with Arsenal first team on Wednesday morning ahead of their Europa League clash against Cologne.Arsenal youth-team expert Jeorge Bird has revealed that no outfield youngsters, including Chuba Akpom, trained with the first-team today.But the ex-England U21 striker remains in contention to make ...
Yakubu Announces Retirement: Top Ten Nigerian Scorers In Premier League History
Published: November 22, 2017
Former Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni has announced that he has ended his playing career with effect from November 22, 2017.The striker, who is celebrating his 35th birthday today, last wore the jersey of Coventry City and also played for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton,  Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers an...
Why the Super Eagles Attack of Moses, Iwobi, Iheanacho Would Be Devastating In Russia
Published: November 22, 2017
Now, it is instructive that the distinct attributes that the Super Eagles would likely thrive on in their bid to write their own piece of history in Russia next year is succinctly emphasized on with this piece:compactness in defence is an immutable prerequisite of course, but let us pry at what the offensive prowess of...
Nigerian Federation: Super Eagles Stars To Pocket N866.4M For World Cup Qualification
Published: November 22, 2017
2.4 million dollars (equivalent of N866.4 million) will be paid to Super Eagles players and officials for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigeria Football Federation spokesman Ademola Olajire has revealed.Earlier, the NFF reached an agreement with the Super Eagles stars as regards to their bonuses at the t...
Super Eagles Numbers At The World Cup (1994 - 2014)
Published: November 22, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com brings readers another of the Super Eagles number board at the grandest of stages in international football which is the World Cup.1 — The least number of goals the Super Eagles have ever recorded in a World Cup tournament.The Korea/Japan edition in 2002 contrived to be chaotic for Nigeria as the...
Chelsea Set New Record Without Kicking A Ball Against Qarabag
Published: November 22, 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea set a new record after arriving in Baku for their Champions League clash against Azerbaijani champions Qarabağ FK.The official website of the Blues has reported that the trip to Baku is the longest distance the club has traveled in official matches in Europe.Two thousand five hundred m...
Chelsea Draft In 18-Year-Old Wing-Back To Replace Recuperating Moses
Published: November 22, 2017
Promising defender Dujon Sterling, 18, is training with Chelsea's first team after inking a new four-and-a-half year contract with the Premier League champions.With Nigerian right wing-back Victor Moses still recovering from injury, the 18-year-old Sterling has been temporarily promoted to the Blues first team and was ...
Okocha Gets High Rating After Debut For West Ham U23 Vs Benfica
Published: November 22, 2017
Nigerian wonderkid Joshua Okocha impressed on his debut for West Ham U23 on Tuesday night, despite the young Hammers losing 2-0 to Benfica in a Premier League International Cup contest at AGP Arena (Billericay, Essex).Aged 15, the central defender broke into West Ham's U18 squad in September and has put in a full shift...
Manchester United Teen Sensation Kehinde Hints He'll Pick Nigeria Ahead Of England
Published: November 22, 2017
Manchester United teenage sensation Tosin Kehinde has strongly hinted that he will choose to represent the Nigerian national team ahead of England in the near future.Although the 19-year-old was born in Lagos to Nigerian parents, he can turn out for England, even their senior team, without applying to Fifa because he h...
Liverpool Loanee Sheyi Ojo Back With A Bang : Scores Two, Creates One
Published: November 22, 2017
Liverpool loanee Sheyi Ojo produced his best performance to date in a Fulham jersey as they claimed a 5-4 win over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane in the 18th round of matches in the EFL Championship on Tuesday night.The Blades took the lead in the sixth minute when Leon Clarke finished from close range and Ojo would ...
Manchester United, Barcelona-Linked Striker Named Best Player In Belgium
Published: November 21, 2017
Manchester United and Barcelona-linked striker Henry Onyekuru has been unofficially named the best player in the Belgian First Division A after the first fifteen matches in the league in the 2017-2018 season.Belgian newspaper HLN asked ten of their football writers to pick the most outstanding player in the division so...
Conte Confirms Victor Moses, Three Offensive Players Will Miss Qarabag-Chelsea
Published: November 21, 2017
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has confirmed that Victor Moses is not available for selection for Wednesday evening's Champions League meeting at Qarabağ FK.Allnigeriasoccer.com earlier reported that the Nigeria Player of the Year was not in the Premier League champions traveling party to Baku on Monday and Conte confirm...
Man City Loanee Chidiebere Nwakali Nominated For Goal Of The Season Award
Published: November 21, 2017
Manchester City loanee Chidiebere Nwakali has been nominated for the Norwegian Eliteserien Goal of the Season Award for the 2017 season.Eurosport has shortlisted the versatile Sogndal Fotball midfielder along with nine other candidates for the most eye-catching goal scored in the Norwegian top-flight in 2017.The other ...
UYL Wrap: Kigbu Debuts; Adekanye Scores Again; Eyoma Assists; Dele-Bashiru Goes 90
Published: November 21, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, November 21.At the Academy Stadium, it ended goalless between Manchester City and Feyenoord with two Nigerians featuring.Having previously made the bench in three matches across two seasons, Jos-born England youth-teamer As...
Hoffenheim & Rohr On The Same Page: Akpoguma Outclassed Other Players In Key Stats
Published: November 21, 2017
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr admitted after watching Kevin Akpoguma on Saturday in the Bundesliga that the central defender was impressive against Eintracht Frankfurt.Rohr was at the WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena (Sinsheim) to personally monitor the former Germany U20 skipper, with a view to a possible call-up to the ...