Deadly Belgian-Born Nigerian Striker Dessers On Target Vs Feyenoord
Published: April 15, 2018
Belgian-born Nigerian striker, Cyriel Dessers was on target for Utrecht in a 3-1 away defeat to Feyenoord in their Eredivisie clash at De Kuip Stadium on Sunday afternoon.The 23-year-old who has reiterated his ambitions of turning out for the Super Eagles if opportunity calls drew his team level with a sizzling left-fo...
17-Year-Old Okafor Hoping To Follow In The Footsteps Of Ike Shorunmu, Named In Basel 18
Published: April 15, 2018
The 17-year-old Nigerian winger Noah Okafor is close to making his professional debut for Swiss powerhouse FC Basel.During the January transfer window, Basel announced with pride that the teenager has penned his first professional contract with the club and handed the number eleven jersey.However, Okafor had failed to ...
Tottenham, Arsenal, Brighton Battling Swedish Clubs For Nigerian Striker Omidiji
Published: April 15, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Sophia Omidiji is preparing to bid farewell to Dutch Division I Club S.B.V. Excelsior, with as many as six clubs interested in her signature.The 20-year-old frontwoman has seen her stock rise after earning her maiden call-up to Nigeria Women's National Team for the friendly against...
Iwobi Shines But Arsenal Fall To Disappointing Defeat To Newcastle
Published: April 15, 2018
Arsenal crumbled to a shocking 2-1 loss to Newcastle at St James Park in their Premier League clash on Sunday afternoon, with goals from Ayoze Perez and Matt Richie orchestrating a comeback for Rafa Benitez's side.Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi earned his 21st league appearance for the Gunners in the game, starring fro...
Official: Strongest Nigerian Player Signs New One-Year Deal With Wycombe Wanderers
Published: April 15, 2018
Adebayo Akinfenwa has been rewarded with a new one-year deal by EFL League Two club Wycombe Wanderers, the Chairboys have informed via their official webpage.It means the prolific striker will remain at Adams Park until at least the end of the 2018-2019 campaign.Regarded as Nigeria's strongest player, Akinfenwa has tal...
Official : Premier League Side Watford Release Talented Nigerian Striker
Published: April 15, 2018
Through a statement on their official website, English Premier League side Watford have confirmed that promising Nigerian striker Jubril Adedeji will depart the Hornets at the end of the 2017-2018 season.Born May 25, 2000, Adedeji is currently a second-year scholar at Watford and was earlier tipped to pen a professiona...
Joel Obi On Barcelona's Coutinho : Everyone Said He Won't Make It When He Arrived Inter
Published: April 15, 2018
Nigeria international Joel Obi has revealed that ex-Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho was not tipped to make the grade when he arrived Inter Milan in July 2010 and the Brazil international has proved his doubters wrong after joining Barcelona in the January transfer window.In the three years Coutinho was on the books of...
Ex-Nigeria U20 Captain Ajagun Scores Eighth Goal Of The Season For Kortrijk
Published: April 15, 2018
Ex-Nigeria U20 skipper Abdul Ajagun was on target for Kortrijk as they claimed a 2-0 win over Lierse in the Belgian First Division A playoffs on Saturday.Jeremy Perbet opened the scoring for the visitors at the Herman Vanderpoortenstadion in the 33rd minute, bundling home the ball from a corner.Twelve minutes into the ...
Fanendo Adi Nine Goals Shy Of Equaling Portland Timbers Leading Scorer In History
Published: April 15, 2018
Fanendo Adi netted his first goal in Major League Soccer since July 5, 2017 as Portland Timbers beat Minnesota United FC 3-2 Saturday night at Providence Park.On 74 minutes, the former Super Eagles invitee redirected a shot into the net and in doing so he tallied his 52nd career goal for the Timbers, which is the secon...
Hungbo One Of The Key Players As Eagles Clinch League Title
Published: April 15, 2018
Crystal Palace have clinched the U18 Professional Development League South title following their 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest on Saturday afternoon.Tariq Ossai and Joseph Hungbo, who were both named in the starting line-up against Nottingham Forest, Josh Ajayi and Will Ozono were all credited with appearances for th...
Torino Midfielder Joel Obi: I Rejected Italian National Team To Play For Nigeria
Published: April 14, 2018
Torino attacking midfielder Joel Obi has revealed that he rejected an approach to play for Italy at international level as he wanted to represent Nigeria where he was born.Five years after turning down the Italian Football Federation request, Obi was handed his Super Eagles debut by Samson Siasia in the national team's...
Benin City Born Striker Promoted To The Premier League With Wolverhampton Wanderers
Published: April 14, 2018
Benin City born striker Bright Enobakhare is poised to make his debut in the English Premier League next season after Wolverhampton Wanderers secured promotion to the topflight.With Fulham failing to beat Brentford at Craven Cottage on Saturday evening, it means Wolves are guaranteed to finish at least second in the Ch...
Man Utd Legend Schmeichel : Second Position Is Good But Mourinho Doesn't Like It
Published: April 14, 2018
Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel is impressed by the work of  Jose Mourinho since he took over the managerial reins at the Red Devils but noted that the Portuguese would be disappointed if the club finish second in the Premier League this season.Mourinho has been criticized that his teams plays boring footbal...
Nigerian Exports: Solomon-Otabor, S. Ameobi, Ugbo, Okenabirhie, Akintunde, Eze Score
Published: April 14, 2018
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective clubs in the European Leagues on Saturday, April 14.We start off at Bloomfield Road where Blackpool faced Fleetwood Town. The home team came from behind to beat the Cod Army 2-1, with Viv Solomon-Otabor volleying home the equalizer two minutes fr...
EPL Wrap: Iheanacho Assists; Ndidi Banned; Ibe Starts; Moses, Billing, Abraham Subbed In; Okaka Bench
Published: April 14, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 14th.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kick off at the St Mary's stadium, Ch...