Chelsea Ace Kante Thanks Moses, Ola Aina, Teammates After Winning Player of The Year Award
Published: April 25, 2017
France international N'Golo Kante has thanked his teammates at Chelsea after bagging the PFA Player of the Year accolade.The defensive midfielder has been very pivotal for the Blues in their bid to win the Premier League title, starting every single game except the 3-0 win over Bournemouth which he missed because of a ...
Ex-Nigeria Star : Wenger Is Under Pressure & Should Not Be Challenged For Not Playing Iwobi
Published: April 25, 2017
Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has refused to criticize Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger for snubbing Alex Iwobi in recent matches, including Sunday's showdown with Manchester City in the FA Cup, stressing that the Frenchman is under pressure to deliver.With just over a year before the 2018 World Cup, the Hale E...
Okocha Tells Iwobi Not To Move On Loan: Stay And Fight For Arsenal First Team Shirt
Published: April 22, 2017
Nigeria legend Austin Okocha has advised his nephew Alex Iwobi not to think of departing Arsenal on loan next season and he should stay and fight for a first team shirt.The Super Eagles star's playing opportunities has been sparse in the last five games contested by the Gunners in the Premier League, with only 25 minut...
Austria Vienna Star Kayode: I Can Fight Iheanacho, Success, Ighalo, Ideye For Super Eagles Shirt
Published: April 15, 2017
Austria Vienna striker Olanrewaju Kayode is targeting more caps for the Super Eagles having made his debut for the three-time African champions last month in a friendly versus Senegal.Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho, Watford's Isaac Success, Chinese-based duo Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye are ahead of Kayode in the ...
Sporting Kansas City Star Opara, Eligible For Nigeria, Not Thinking About Playing For USA
Published: April 14, 2017
Sporting Kansas City central defender Ike Opara is not thinking about representing the United States national team at the moment because he wants to concentrate on his career, two years after he almost retired when he reputured his left Achilles tendon. Born in North Carolina, United States 28 years ago to Nigerian par...
Ndidi Takes Care Of Atletico Dangerman Griezmann As Leicester Narrowly Lose In Madrid
Published: April 12, 2017
Atletico Madrid will take a slender lead to England for the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal clash with Leicester City after they beat the Premier League champions 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday night.The Spanish side attacked incessantly but could not get a crucial second goal that woul...
Exclusive: (Photo Confirmation) Nigeria U17 Star Yahaya Flirts With Atletico Madrid
Published: April 12, 2017
As exclusively reported by allnigeriasoccer.com more than two weeks ago, Nigeria U17 international Nazifi Yahaya is attracting interest from clubs based in Spain, Turkey and Belgium. The striker's bonafide representative has released pictures of his client being approached by officials of La Liga side Atletico Madrid a...
Ghana World Cup Star Fined 123 Dollars By LMC For Assaulting Ball Boy
Published: April 11, 2017
Enyimba goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda was suspended for one match and fined N50,000 (approximately $123) for aggression towards a ball boy during their match against Katsina United. Dauda was charged for breaches of Rules C11 and C1 which included assault on a ball boy and acts capable of inciting others to commit violence d...
Nigeria Coach Rohr Vows To Resign In November If.....
Published: April 11, 2017
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr has promised to resign in November 2017 in the event that the national team fails to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.The Super Eagles participating in their sixth World Cup is in their own hands as they lead nearest challengers and next opponents Cameroon by four points after two ro...
Chelsea Nigerian Teen Sensation Takes Tally To 20 Goals With Brace Vs Sunderland
Published: April 08, 2017
Chelsea U23s have climbed to fourth on the Premier League 2 (Division 1) table following their 3-0 rout of Sunderland U23s at Stamford Bridge on Friday night. On 38 minutes, English-born Nigerian wonderkid Ike Ugbo doubled The Blues advantage with a diving header that found the back of the net.Five minutes after the in...
Twenty Three Players Of Nigerian Descent Called Up By England Youth Teams This Season
Published: April 05, 2017
Twenty-three Nigerian players have been called up to England’s youth teams since the start of the 2016-2017 season.With six players called up, Chelsea have contributed the most players of Nigerian heritage, followed by Arsenal who have five players on the list, Man City have three.Nine players, including Chelsea ...
In-Demand Eupen Striker Onyekuru Nets 13th And 14th League Goal
Published: April 01, 2017
Highly coveted Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru scored his 13th and 14th goal in the Belgian First Division A in Eupen’s 2-2 draw with Roeselare on Saturday night.The crucial goals prevented Eupen from losing the tie after conceding two goals in the first half. After a rapid counterattack, Onyekuru reduced the def...
Super Eagles Striker Aaron Samuel Explains Relationship With Teammates
Published: March 30, 2017
Super Eagles striker Aaron Samuel has spoken about his relationship with his teammates at CSKA Moscow.The youngster returned to the Muscovites in the January transfer window, penning a four-and-a-half-year contract which will keep him in the Russian capital until the end of the 2020-21 season.“I communicate with ...
Blackpool Wonderkid Osayi-Samuel Is Talk Of The Town After Scoring Third Goal In Two Games
Published: March 25, 2017
Bright Osayi-Samuel is in the form of his life, with the Nigerian-born winger netting his third goal in two games in Blackpool’s 2-1 win over Hartlepool United in the League Two on Saturday afternoon.The 19-year-old cancelled out Lewis Alessandra’s opener with a neat finish into the far corner in the 21st m...
Nigeria-Burkina Faso Friendly On The Brink Of Being Cancelled, Only 8 Players Granted Visa
Published: March 25, 2017
The proposed friendly between Nigeria and Burkina Faso at the Hive Stadium in London is on the brink of being cancelled.The President of the Burkinabé Football Federation, Sita Sangaré, stated that the invited players, officials and coaching staff encountered difficulties with their visa applications to t...