England Overtake Nigeria, Ireland In Race For The Services Of Arsenal Whizkid
Published: February 20, 2018
The English Football Association has leapfrogged Nigeria and Republic of Ireland Federations in the race for the services of Arsenal wonderkid Armstrong Okoflex.The Gunners U18 striker cum winger was invited to England U16s squad for the recent 2018 UEFA Development Tournament, where the Young Lions faced Scotland, Spa...
Okocha Builds His Ultimate Team Featuring Victor Moses, Musa & Ndidi
Published: February 20, 2018
Former Bolton Wanderers and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Austin Okocha has built his Ultimate Team on Fifa 18 comprising past and present footballers. Okocha picked three Super Eagles stars in the starting line-up: Victor Moses (Chelsea) and Leicester City pair Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa while Kelechi Ihean...
CSKA Moscow Boss: Aaron Samuel Wants To Return To Super Eagles
Published: February 20, 2018
CSKA Moscow Director General Roman Babayev has explained why the club decided to loan out Nigeria international striker Aaron Samuel.Samuel is expected to complete a loan move to Amkar Perm before the Russia transfer window closes for business in the next forty eight hours. ''First of all, we want to provide the player...
Victor Moses Happy To Receive Nigeria Player Of The Year Award
Published: February 20, 2018
Chelsea right wing-back Victor Moses has expressed his happiness over winning the inaugural Nigeria Player of the Year Award on Monday night.The nominees for the award were Moses, Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Lobi Stars frontman Anthony Okpotu but the Nigeria Football Federation decided to award the priz...
Why Torino Midfielder Joel Obi Should Be Recalled To The Super Eagles
Published: February 20, 2018
Joel Obi’s potential has never been in doubt but injuries have limited his playing time and seemingly restricted him from reaching his full potentials that has made many rank amongst the top two midfielders Nigeria never had.With his impressive performances for Torino this season, a return might as well be on the hor...
Steven Gerrard Backing Nigerian Winger To Wreak Havoc Against Manchester United
Published: February 20, 2018
Ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Youth League last sixteen match against Manchester United, Liverpool U19s manager Steven Gerrard reckons that Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye can cause problems for United's defense.The former Barcelona and Ajax Amsterdam wonderkid has been one of Liverpool's most important players in this c...
Why Liverpool Loaned Out Ovie Ejaria? Reds Coach Explains
Published: February 20, 2018
Liverpool assistant coach Peter Krawietz has explained that the club decided to loan out ex-Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria and a couple of youngsters to improve their development.The England U20 World Cup-winning midfielder had not figured for The Reds first team this season before he was farmed out on loan to Sund...
Spectators To Pay At Least N9,700 To Watch Poland-Nigeria Friendly In Wrocław
Published: February 20, 2018
Ahead of the pre-World Cup friendly between Poland and Nigeria in Wrocław on March 23, the Polish Football Association have announced the ticket prizes for the game.It will cost Nigerian fans 160 Polish Zloty (equivalent of N17,197.20) to buy a Category A ticket, while Category B and C tickets will cost N12,895.20 and...
Nigeria's Finest Moses Prepared For Big Test Against Barcelona's Argentina & Croatia Stars
Published: February 20, 2018
Nigeria Player of the Year Victor Moses is fired up for Chelsea's eagerly anticipated Champions League round of sixteen first-leg tie against Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening.The Blues number fifteen has posted on social media pictures of his final training session with the Premier League champions.''Tra...
Chelsea Star Moses Named NFF Player Of The Year (Men), Oshoala Top Woman
Published: February 19, 2018
Chelsea dazzler Victor Moses has been named the official Player of the Year (Men) at the inaugural NFF Awards 2018.The Blues number fifteen saw off competition from Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and 2018 African Nations Championship star Anthony Okpotu to clinch the accolade.Former Liverpool and Arsenal Ladie...
Nigerian Duo On The Mark As Southampton Hit Five Vs Newcastle In PL2
Published: February 19, 2018
Southampton U23s secured an emphatic 5-1 away win over Newcastle United at Blue Flames Ground in the Premier League 2 on Monday evening, with three attack-minded Nigerian players in action for the Saints.Whilst Nathan Tella and Michael Obafemi started for the visitors, teammate Olufela Olomola entered into the fray wit...
Everton's Adeniran: I Cried When I Was Released By Millwall, Charlton Rejected Me
Published: February 19, 2018
England U19 international of Nigerian descent Dennis Adeniran has revealed that he was once on the books of Millwall and was rejected by Charlton Athletic after undergoing trials with the club.The midfielder made his professional debut for Fulham in August 2016 at the age of 17, before joining the Toffees on transfer d...
CIES: Gent Starlet Kalu Is Nigeria's Most Promising Prospect, No 1 Talent In Belgium
Published: February 19, 2018
The 20-year-old Gent winger Samuel Kalu has been named among the top fifty most promising prospects in Europe by CIES Football Observatory, he is the only player of Nigerian descent that made the prestigious list.The Swiss-based organization analyzed the domestic league experience cumulated during the last two years by...
Sint-Truidense Coach Urges Arsenal Loanee Akpom To Follow In The Footsteps Of Ndidi
Published: February 19, 2018
Arsenal loanee Chuba Akpom has impressed since transferring to Sint-Truidense in the January transfer window.The assistant coach of STVV who played a key role in his move to the Belgian First Division A outfit has declared that the striker can follow in the footsteps of Wilfred Ndidi by first developing in the league b...
How The Super Eagles Could Line-up At The 2018 World Cup
Published: February 19, 2018
As the start of the world’s biggest soccer competition draws near, many football loving Nigerians both home and abroad would begin to wonder how best the Super Eagles could line up against oppositions. It is no longer news that we have been drawn against football powerhouse Argentina, Croatia and Iceland.I believe fo...