Nigeria's Most Productive Teenager In The History Of Champions League Revealed
Published: October 19, 2017
With PSG striker Kylian Mbappé etching his name into Champions League folklore with his goal against R.S.C. Anderlecht on Wednesday night, allnigeriasoccer.com has checked the history books for the most productive Nigerian teenager in the history of Europe's flagship club competition. Mbappé netted his eighth Champio...
Nigeria Planning To Cap-Tie Dutch-Born Defender Against Algeria
Published: October 19, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation are planning to cap-tie ADO Den Haag defender Tyronne Ebuehi by handing him a competitive debut against Algeria on November 10.The Haarlem, Netherlands-born right back might not be pleased with his role on the bench for the national team, with television pictures confirming as much durin...
Rohr Debunks Rumours Of Mikel Stripped Of Super Eagles Captaincy
Published: October 19, 2017
Gernot Rohr has dismissed speculation in some quarters that former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel has been relieved of his duties as captain of the Super Eagles.Since the appointment of Rohr as coach of the three-time African champions, three different players Eddy Onazi, Obi Mikel and Elderson Echiejile have worn the cap...
Will Obafemi Martins Make Nigeria's World Cup Roster? Rohr Answers
Published: October 19, 2017
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has refused to categorically rule out the option of taking former Newcastle United and Inter Milan striker Obafemi Martins to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.The German tactician has stated that majority of the players that helped the national team qualify for a sixth World Cup won't be om...
UCL Wrap: Henry Hits Bar; Moses On The Mend; Aaron Benched; Nura & Emenike Not In 18
Published: October 18, 2017
It was another disappointing outing for Henry Onyekuru and his Anderlecht side as they fell to a 4-0 loss to PSG at the Constant Vanden Stadium.Onyekuru, who went the full ninety for the Purple and Whites outfit, was booked in the 55th minute of the encounter,unusually proving lethargic in front of goal after fluffing ...
Kelechi Iheanacho Introduces Himself To Leicester City Fans
Published: October 18, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho was among six Leicester City players that attended a signing session at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday, same day the Foxes parted company with manager Craig Shakespeare.The Nigeria international was delighted to meet the Blue Army, saying the experience will help him build a personal relationship w...
Basel's Nigerian Midfielder Noah Okafor Notches Two Assists vs CSKA
Published: October 18, 2017
Swiss side FC Basel won their first match in this season's UEFA Youth League after beating CSKA Moscow 3-2 at Stadion Oktyabr' Artificial Turf on Wednesday afternoon.Making his second consecutive start in the competition, Switzerland U17 international of Nigerian parentage Noah Okafor was one of the most impressive pla...
Victor Moses Etches His Name Into England History Books
Published: October 18, 2017
Super Eagles star Victor Moses is the first player to score for England at the Fifa U17 World Cup.In the 2007 tournament won by Nigeria, the former Crystal Palace and Wigan Athletic star etched his name into England's history books when he found the net in the 62nd minute as the Young Lions were held to a 1-1 draw by N...
Two Strikers, Who Scored Four Goals Against Nigeria At AFCON, To Coach Algeria
Published: October 18, 2017
The Algerian Federation are set to announce the appointment of Desert Foxes legend Rabah Madjer as the new coach of the national team in the coming days, according to reports.Le Buteur says the official appointment of Madjer as head of the Greens should be made if everything goes well this Thursday at a press conferenc...
United States Confident Of Beating Nigeria To Real Madrid, Arsenal Target Omidiji
Published: October 18, 2017
The United States Soccer Federation remain confident that will beat their Nigerian counterparts to the services of Feyenoord wonderkid Lateef Omidiji Jnr.Born in Las Vegas, America, Omidiji also qualifies to represent Nigeria through his parents and has yet to confirm the national team he will represent ahead of the 20...
Hull City Coach Keen On Welcoming Chelsea Loanee Aina To Russia
Published: October 18, 2017
Hull City's Russian coach Leonid Slutsky has expressed his happiness with Nigeria's qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia which will take place in the country of his birth.Chelsea product Ola Aina played the last eleven minutes of the Super Eagles 1-0 win over Zambia on October 7, a victory that saw the nation...
Why Super Eagles New Star Shehu Abdullahi Has To Be On The Plane To Russia
Published: October 18, 2017
Shehu Abdullahi is a proven winner and a man renowned for his professionalism, but the critics continue to doubt his game.The Cyprus based utility player is the type that may not impress people because he's not Victor Moses or John Obi Mikel or another player but when he plays, he's never a 6 [out of 10]. He's always b...
Arsenal Young Star Iwobi Proving To Be The Difference For Nigeria
Published: October 18, 2017
Arsenal young star Alex Iwobi is once again proving to be the difference for Nigeria when it counts.Allnigeriasoccer.com reflects on his mastery of the magicIwobi is like an erotic dream…when he plays, you just want it to go on for a little longer, you don’t want it to stop.With the Super Eagles needing inspiration...
Highly-Rated Liverpool Winger Considering Playing For Nigeria
Published: October 17, 2017
Liverpool winger Bobby Adekanye is still mulling over whether or not he will commit his international future to the country of his birth, Nigeria.Born in Ibadan to Nigerian parents, the former Barcelona teenage sensation qualifies to play for the Netherlands and has caps for their youth teams, but has not added to his ...
Updated: Tottenham's Nigerian Midfielder In Line To Make UYL Debut Vs Real Madrid
Published: October 17, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the young Nigerian midfielder Moroyin Omolabi is in line to make his UEFA Youth League debut when Tottenham Hotspur tackle Real Madrid at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stéfano on Tuesday, October 17.Moroyin Omolabi has traveled with the Tottenham Hotspur squad to Madrid for the match day...