Ejaria, Adekanye To Wait For Champions League Debut As Liverpool Announce Squad
Published: November 20, 2017
Ovie Ejaria and Bobby Adekanye have to wait for their Champions League debuts for Liverpool despite starring for Liverpool youth teams in the ongoing season.Through their official website, Liverpool have announced the twenty three players summoned for Tuesday's Champions League clash with Sevilla. Newly capped England ...
Henry Onyekuru Nominated For Goal Of The Week In Belgium
Published: November 20, 2017
Henry Onyekuru's goal against Royal Excel Mouscron in the last round of matches in the Belgian First Division A was eye-catching enough to be a contender for the Goal of the Week award.Top Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad has picked Onyekuru's second half effort and strikes from Kaveh Rezaei (Charleroi) and Ruud Vormer...
QPR's Ebere Eze Making Noise, Akinfenwa Has Contributed Most Goals In English League Football
Published: November 20, 2017
Former Super Eagles invitee Ebere Eze continues to impress at EFL League Two club Wycombe Wanderers, where he is on loan until the start of the January transfer window.The 19-year-old tallied his fourth league goal for Wycombe Wanderers in their 4-0 rout of Crawley Town this past weekend.Eze exchanged passes with Adeba...
Tyronne Ebuehi: Troost-Ekong Acted As Go-Between For Rohr, NFF Before My First Call-Up
Published: November 20, 2017
Talented ADO Den Haag defender Tyronne Ebuehi has opened up on how he was approached by the Nigeria Football Federation to represent the Super Eagles, rather than his country of birth, the Netherlands.Speaking after another impressive performance for ADO Den Haag in their Eredivisie match against Heracles on Sunday aft...
Hull City Preparing Ola Aina For Left Back Role At 2018 World Cup
Published: November 20, 2017
Hull City's Russian manager Leonid Slutsky has started preparing Ola Aina for a left-back role at the 2018 World Cup.The Nigeria international was deployed as a left-back in the Tigers' 2-2 draw with Ipswich Town in an EFL Championship clash at KCOM Stadium (Hull) on Saturday evening.Aina had played predominantly from ...
Nigeria's Records At The World Cup: Fastest Goal, Youngest Player, Most Appearances
Published: November 20, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com brings readers the sequel to our earlier publication on this series as we continue to look at the numbers the Super Eagles have posted in the course of their five appearances at the mundial.5 — The number of wins the Super Eagles have garnered over European countries. That number of triumphs stan...
Fifa Ranking: Super Eagles Drop Nine Spots To No. 50, Top 10 Countries Revealed
Published: November 20, 2017
The Nigeria National Team lost only two games in 2017, a 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa and a 2018 African Nations Championship qualifier to Benin Republic.The Super Eagles, including the home-based, won five matches against Togo, Benin Republic, Cameroon, Zambia and Argentina, and drew thre...
Super Eagles Young Stars Dominate Nigerian Team Of The Week
Published: November 20, 2017
Another week, another glut of Nigerian stars who had performed wondrously for their various clubs. Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule on the stand-out performers from the past week with this piece.Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna): The Super Eagles goalkeeper kept another clean-sheet, the second in a row, for Deporti...
Rohr Among Thirteen Foreign Coaches At The 2018 World Cup
Published: November 19, 2017
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is among thirteen foreign coaches that will lead teams other than their counties of birth or nationality at the 2018 World Cup.Born in Mannheim, West Germany, Rohr is also the holder of a French passport, having lived for more than twenty years in Bordeaux.Spaniard Roberto Martinez will...
Exciting Winger Samuel Kalu Scores Fourth League Goal In Gent Win
Published: November 19, 2017
Nigerian winger Samuel Kalu was on target for his Belgian topflight side KAA Gent in an emphatic 3-0 win against Sporting Lokeren on Sunday evening.The 20-year-old who has been making headlines in Belgium with his trickery and dynamism profited from a Brecht Dejaegere's assist to double his side's lead in 76th minute o...
Eddy Onazi, Moses Simon Return To Action For Trabzonspor, Gent
Published: November 19, 2017
Trabzonspor midfielder Eddy Onazi and Gent winger Moses Simon have returned to action for their respective clubs.The duo were named to Nigeria's roster for the games against Algeria and Argentina but had to withdraw from the squad due to injury but they have finished their recovery programmes.Onazi started Trabzonspor'...
Paul Pogba Shows Concern For Nigerians, Others Being Auctioned Off For N144K
Published: November 19, 2017
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has shown his concern for Nigerians and other Africans being sold into slavery in Libya.Last week, CNN witnessed a dozen men, including at least one Nigerian, being sold like commodities-some auctioned off for as little as $400 (N144,000 in Nigerian currency).Having spent close t...
Super Eagles Star Leon Balogun Undergoes Surgery After Fracturing Left Hand
Published: November 19, 2017
Leon Balogun has undergone surgery after suffering a fracture to his left hand on Friday, Bundesliga club Mainz 05 have officially announced.  Due to the ailment, the Nigeria international did not suit up for Mainz in their 1-0 win over Cologne on Saturday afternoon.''Leon Balogun suffered a middle hand fracture on hi...
Idowu, Ogude Pay Tribute To Five Fans Who Died Following Argentina-Nigeria Friendly
Published: November 19, 2017
Amkar Perm and Rostov have expressed their sympathy after a car accident killed five fans who were returning from Krasnodar, where they watched the friendly match between Argentina and Nigeria on Tuesday, November 14.According to Don24 Russia, the road accident occurred at 02.20 on the 1114th km of the M-4 highway, the...
Seven Interesting Facts About The Super Eagles At The World Cup
Published: November 19, 2017
This chronicle which would be the first of a continuous series, would bring to readers the numbers associated with the Super Eagles previous participation at the quadrennial world soccer mundial.So, as the Nigerian national team who beat Zambia 1-0 to secure the much coveted ticket prepare for their sixth appearance at...