Jose Mourinho Warns Argentina : Croatia Midfielders Are The Best In The World
Published: June 21, 2018
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes Argentina will find it tough beating Croatia when both teams face off at the Stadion Nizhny Novgorod (Nizhniy Novgorod) on Thursday evening, starting from 1900 hours. The Croats lead the way in Group D with three points and will qualify for the last sixteen with a gam...
Wilfred Ndidi Ahead Of Iceland Clash : We Are Ready To DIE
Published: June 21, 2018
Wilfred Ndidi says the Super Eagles are ready to give everything when they face Iceland in their second group match of the 2018 World Cup on Friday, June 22. Nigeria would become the third African country eliminated after Morocco and Egypt if they lose to the Nordic country, and Ndidi has said that their minds are n...
Rohr Reveals Nine Super Eagles Stars Were Nervous In Opening Match Vs Croatia
Published: June 20, 2018
Gernot Rohr says nine players named in the starting lineup were nervous playing in their first World Cup match against Croatia last weekend and this contributed to their loss to the Balkans. The Super Eagles stars that started a World Cup game for the first time in their careers are : Francis Uzoho, Troost-Ekong, Le...
Rohr Responds To Mourinho On Mikel: Maybe He Wants Us To Play Three No. 6, Etebo & Ndidi Good
Published: June 20, 2018
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has strongly hinted that his captain John Obi Mikel will continue his role as an attacking midfielder amid calls from a section of the supporters that the former Chelsea ace should be deployed as a defensive midfielder in Friday's match against Iceland. Manchester United m...
Super Eagles Captain Mikel Replies Mourinho : I Am Ready To Sacrifice My Position
Published: June 20, 2018
Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel says he's ready to play the holding midfielder role provided that it will help the Super Eagles to win matches. Portuguese gaffer Jose Mourinho, who converted Mikel to a holding midfielder more than a decade ago, criticiz...
Mikel, Iheanacho Will Be Pleased With Fifa's Decision To Appoint American-Born Referee Vs Iceland
Published: June 20, 2018
 Nigeria will certainly be pleased with Fifa's decision to appoint American-born Matthew Conger as the referee for the Super Eagles clash against Iceland on Friday, June 22. The Kiwi whistleblower will be assisted by compatriot Simon Lount (Assistant Referee 1) and Tonga's Tevita Makasini (Assistant Referee 2) whil...
Eagles Training : Rohr Keeping His Cards Close To His Chest, Trying Out Different Formations
Published: June 20, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is keeping his cards close to his chest ahead of the national team's second Group D fixture of the World Cup against Iceland on Friday, June 22. The German football tactician has yet to make up his mind on the starting lineup and has been trying out s...
NFF, Rohr Ban Fifa's Nigeria Correspondent, Samm Audu From Eagles Camp Over Starting XI Leak
Published: June 20, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that the Nigeria Football Federation have declared Fifa's Nigeria correspondent, Samm Audu, a persona non grata and banned the journalist from attending all Super Eagles training sessions until further notice. Samm Audu has been accused of leaking the Nigeria starting ele...
Iceland Assistant Coach : Nigeria Are A Stronger Team Than Ghana
Published: June 20, 2018
Iceland assistant coach Helgi Koldvidsson believes the Super Eagles are a stronger team than their West African rivals Ghana. Iceland threw a two-goal lead as strikes from Nuhu and Partey gave the Black Stars a 2-2 draw in a pre-World Cup friendly held at Laugardalsvöllur (Reykjavík) on June 7. ''We saw in that g...
Ex-England World Cup Star Worried For Rohr Ahead Of Nigeria Vs Iceland Match
Published: June 20, 2018
Former England World Cup star Paul Robinson is worried for Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr following his side's 2-0 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener, and has predicted that the three-time African champions can only finish second in the group. After conceding an unfortunate own goal in the first half,...
Brighton New Boy Balogun Wary Of Iceland: They Drew With Argentina
Published: June 20, 2018
Brighton & Hove new signing Leon Balogun is wary of the Icelandic National Team ahead of the Super Eagles second Group D match at the ongoing World Cup. Two years after holding Portugal to a 1-1 draw in the European Championship, the Nordic country caused another upset after earning a famous 1-1 draw against two-tim...
Victor Moses On Iceland : They Will Be Tougher To Beat Than Argentina
Published: June 20, 2018
Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses reckons that Iceland will be more complex to beat than South American powerhouse Argentina. The Super Eagles find themselves in a difficult situation after losing their opening match to Croatia and another defeat on Friday could result in a premature end to their World Cup campa...
Iceland's Main Man Cleared To Face Nigeria, Burnley Winger Faces Late Fitness Test
Published: June 20, 2018
Burnley winger Jóhann Berg Gudmundsson remains doubtful for Iceland's second Group D match of the 2018 World Cup against Nigeria on Friday, June 22. According to Iceland assistant manager Helgi Kolviðsson, it is uncertain whether he can count on Gudmundsson after he suffered a calf injury in their 1-1 draw with Ar...
Iceland Hoping To Equal An African World Cup Record Vs Nigeria
Published: June 20, 2018
Iceland will be hoping to equal Senegal's World Cup record when they face Nigeria at the at the Volgograd Arena on Friday, June 22. The West African powerhouse were the last World Cup debutants to remain unbeaten in their first two games at the competition in 2002 and the Nordic country would match that record if th...
Odion Ighalo : Win Or Lose, We Are United; Eagles Will Attack Iceland
Published: June 19, 2018
Former Watford striker Odion Ighalo says the Super Eagles remain united despite their 2-0 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener and has revealed how they will approach the must-win game against Iceland on Friday, June 22. Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr spoke about the possibility of his young and inexperienced team...