Exclusive: South African-Based Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi To Miss Nigeria Friendly Vs Corsica
Published: April 30, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that South African-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will miss the Super Eagles friendly against Corsica on May 26 in Ajaccio.The Chippa United netminder has not been included in the list of professionals instructed to report to camp for the fixture.A day after the proposed friendly agains...
Spurs Star Alli Admits He Might Be Criticized For Missing Header Against Arsenal
Published: April 30, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur attacking midfielder Dele Alli was impressed with the atmosphere at White Hart Lane in his side's 2-0 win over Arsenal, but has admitted that he might come under severe criticism for missing a a gilt-edged chance in the first half.The England rising star missed a sitter in the 22nd minute, heading wid...
Exclusive: Success, Osimhen Handed Another Opportunity To Make Competitive Nigeria Debut
Published: April 30, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that ex-Golden Eaglets sensation Isaac Success and Victor Osimhen have been handed another opportunity to make their competitive international debut for the Super Eagles.Both strikers are among the 19 foreign-based professionals called up to attend a training camp in Corsica, France, st...
Exclusive: NFF Spark Club Vs Country Row As Injured Ikeme, Bazee Called Up For International Duty
Published: April 30, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation are set to spark off another club versus country row, with Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and Hannover superkid Noah Bazee instructed to report for international duty next month in France.Since both players returned to their respective clubs after the last international br...
Exclusive: Nigeria Coach Rohr To Run The Rule Over Dele Alampasu In France
Published: April 30, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr will start running the rule over Cesarense goalkeeper Dele Alampasu in Corsica on May 24.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles netminder is among the foreign-based professionals named in the provisional squad for the training camp in Fra...
Exclusive: Austria Vienna Striker Kayode Left Out Of Nigeria Squad For AFCON Qualifier Vs South Africa
Published: April 30, 2017
Austria Vienna striker Olarenwaju Kayode will not train with the national team in Corsica this coming month ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in June, barring any last minute changes.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles star may be in the form of his life but this has not impress...
Talented Manchester City Midfielder, Who Wants To Play For Nigeria, Continues To Sparkle
Published: April 30, 2017
Talented Manchester City midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru continues to impress for Manchester City after finding the net for the U18s in their 1-1 draw with West Ham in the U18 Premier League on Saturday.On 34 minutes, Dele-Bashiru gave the visitors a one-goal lead when he fired past Forde in the West Ham goal.This season, ...
Promising Nigerian Striker Korede Adedoyin Tipped To Make The Grade At Everton
Published: April 30, 2017
Promising Nigerian striker Korede Adedoyin has been tipped to make the grade at Everton on the back of his consistent performances for the U18 squad this season.The 16-year-old has not looked back since he was promoted to the Toffees U18 setup in January 2017.On his first appearance of the season for the U18s, Adedoyin...
Ex-England U19 Captain Ola Aina To Train With Nigeria Squad In France
Published: April 30, 2017
Former England U19 skipper Ola Aina will train with the Nigerian national team in Corsica this coming month.There had been fears that the Chelsea right fullback is reconsidering his decision to suit up for the three-time African champions, but the Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed that he has been included in ...
Prolific Nigerian Striker John Akinde Scores 80th League Goal For Barnet
Published: April 30, 2017
The prolific Nigerian striker John Akinde netted his 80th league goal for Barnet in their 3-1 win over Grimsby Town at The Hive Stadium on Saturday afternoon.Akinde headed into the net from Nelson's long ball to open the scoring, a week after he scored against Hartlepool United, making him the all-time top goalscorer f...
New Obi Mikel, Uwakwe Scores Brilliant Goal From 30 Yards As Chelsea Beat Liverpool
Published: April 29, 2017
Tariq Uwakwe scored a brilliant goal in Chelsea's hard-fought 1-0 win over Liverpool in an U18 Premier League encounter at the Academy Ground in Merseyside on Saturday afternoon.Uwakwe, who has been touted as the New Obi Mikel, was named in the starting line-up along with Chelsea Academy poster boy Ike Ugbo, while Ibad...
Former Chelsea Midfielder Obi Mikel Replaced As Captain Of Tianjin Teda
Published: April 29, 2017
Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel has been replaced as captain of Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda for the time being, with the midfielder expected to spend at least three weeks on the sidelines due to injury.Serbian international Nemanja Gudelj has been appointed the new captain of Tianjin Teda until the Nigeri...
Alhassan, Olatunbosun, Ezenwa, Odey Being Considered For AFCON Qualifier Vs South Africa
Published: April 29, 2017
At least three players based in the domestic championship are expected to be named in the Super Eagles provisional roster for their African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.German tactician Gernot Rohr will begin running the rule over Alhassan Ibrahim ‘Muazam’ of Akwa United, Sikiru Olatunbosun...
Son Of Ex-Enugu Rangers Star Named In Birmingham City Squad To Face Man Utd
Published: April 28, 2017
Birmingham City starlet Nicholas Okoro is set to be on parade for the U17 team of the Championship team when they host Manchester United in a friendly at St Andrew's on Saturday night, having made the 18-man squad.The game is part of Blues Academy’s traditional end of season play on the pitch series of friendlies...
Overused Arsenal Loanee Nwakali Complains Of Fatigue, Misses Volendam Clash
Published: April 28, 2017
Nigeria U20 skipper Kelechi Nwakali was not involved in MVV Maastricht’s league tie with FC Volendam at the Kras Stadion on Friday night.The Arsenal loanee has complained that he is suffering from fatigue and has been given some time off to recharge his batteries. “It’s the first time he has played a ...