Reading Nigerian Defender Happy To Score Against Manchester United
Published: February 21, 2017
Young Nigerian defender Gabriel Osho was delighted to get on the scoresheet for Reading in their 2-0 victory over Manchester United in Premier League 2 on Sunday.The Royals took the lead in the 32nd minute through Osho, who came from the back and planted his header into the back of the Manchester United net. “Fir...
NFF Want Rohr To Invite Premier League Stars Moses, Iheanacho, Iwobi For Senegal Friendly
Published: February 21, 2017
Nigeria Football Federation’s Technical Committee has urged Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to invite players he intends to field for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa and the World Cup qualifier versus Cameroon for next month’s friendly with Senegal.It is being speculated in the medi...
Ideye Offered 3.5 Million Euros Annual Wages To Join Mikel At Tianjin Teda
Published: February 20, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com can confirm that Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda are working on a deal to sign Brown Ideye from Olympiakos before the close of their primary transfer window next week.Greek Super League champions Olympiakos are close to agreeing a transfer fee of eleven million euros with the team from China...
Four Players Of Nigerian Descent Start For England U16s In Win Over Italy
Published: February 20, 2017
Four players of Nigerian descent were on parade from the very beginning as England U16s registered a 3-1 victory over Italy in their final game of the 2017 UEFA Under-16 Development Tournament.After the Young Lions conceded five goals against Spain in their second game of the tourney, Arsenal schoolboy Arthur Okonkwo r...
Nansel Selbol Captains Swope Park Rangers And Bags Brace In Warm-Up Game
Published: February 20, 2017
Nansel Selbol bagged a brace for Swope Park Rangers in their first game of the pre-season against University of Missouri on Sunday afternoon local time.The visitors were three goals down in the 75th minute after Selbol converted a spot kick, before Enzugusi scored the fourth goal for Swope Park Rangers.On 90 minutes, t...
Son of Former Julius Berger Midfielder On Target For Malta U16s
Published: February 20, 2017
Paul, the son of former Julius Berger midfielder, Essien Mbong, was on target as Malta U16s thrashed Gibraltar 4-0 in their final game at the UEFA Youth U-16 Development TournamentThe Birkirkara F.C. striker opened scoring after 27 minutes with a fine shot just outside the penalty area.Russel Vella, Shaun Dimech and Sa...
Iwobi Returns To Arsenal Training, In Line To Make 8th FA Cup Appearance
Published: February 19, 2017
Alex Iwobi is in line to face Sutton United in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Monday evening.The attacking midfielder was captured on camera training with other first-team players on Sunday for the last time before the trip to Gander Green Lane.Two days after the Gunners were thrashed 5-1 by Bayern, Iwobi wa...
Ex-Everton Star Yakubu : I Found It Difficult To Return To Form After 2010 AFCON
Published: February 19, 2017
Out-of-favour Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni has revealed that he found it difficult to adjust to the Premier League whenever he returned to England from the African Cup of Nations.The Coventry City number 22 does not have a good view about the pitches in Africa, adding that it took him up to two weeks to get b...
African Champions Cameroon Line Up Friendly Against Eagles In March
Published: February 19, 2017
Newly-crowned African champions Cameroon have lined up a friendly with the Tunisian national team, Eagles of Carthage, in March ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.The friendly between the two African powerhouses will take place at Mustapha Ben Jannet stadium in Monastir on March 24. The Tunisian Footbal...
Nigerians Urge Rohr To Call Up Millwall Young Sensation Fred Onyedinma
Published: February 19, 2017
Millwall exciting winger Fred Onyedinma caught the eye of followers of the beautiful game back in his homeland after his imperious display against Leicester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday. And they have urged Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to invite him to the national team as soon as possible before...
FA Cup Wrap : Iheanacho, Ndidi, Agboola Benched; Onyedinma Shines; Musa Goes 90; Ikeme, Moses Start
Published: February 18, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday.At John Smith’s Stadium, Kelechi Iheanacho made Manchester City’s matchday squad for the first time in six matches but was one of the four players not used by the Citizens.Tosin Adarabioyo was i...
Chelsea Loanee Tammy Abraham Will Not Debut For Nigeria Against Senegal
Published: February 18, 2017
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham will not make his international debut for Nigeria when they face Senegal in an international friendly next month. While the Nigeria Football Federation have not yet convinced the attacker to dump his country of birth, England, for the Super Eagles, he is not in contention to be selected for...
Nigeria Highest Paid Player Scores First Brace For Chinese Team
Published: February 18, 2017
Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo is enjoying a new lease of life at his Chinese club Changchun Yatai F.C.Three days ago, the former Watford and Granada star scored on his debut as Changchun Yatai were held to a 3-3 draw by a South Korean team at their training camp.Lee Jang-soo’s side have just finished another ...
Man City, Chelsea Talents Of Nigerian Descent Feature In England 5-1 Loss To Spain
Published: February 18, 2017
England U16s were hammered 5-1 by Spain in their second match at the ongoing UEFA Under-16 Development Tournament on Friday night at Harrison Park.Manchester City defender Nathaniel Ogbeta and Chelsea youngster Faustino Anjorin were handed their first starts in the competition by manager Dan Micciche.The Spanish side w...
18-Year-Old Nigerian Goalkeeper Makes Oxford United Squad Vs Middlesbrough
Published: February 18, 2017
The young Nigerian goalkeeper Manny Agboola could make his competitive debut for Oxford United when they take on Middlesbrough in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup.Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the 18-year-old netminder is in Oxford United’s traveling party to North Yorkshire, and is expected to make...