Russia 2018 : Is The Super Eagles Midfield A Perfect One?
Published: November 24, 2017
In this piece, we will look at the focal point of the Super Eagles ball distribution, and that is, of course, its midfield.As a thematic template, it is facile to evince that the truism in approach of every football team is summarized in how its midfield anchors are set out to play. These ones, no doubt, influence matc...
Victor Moses Reveals The Number Of Boots He'll Wear This Season
Published: November 24, 2017
Nigeria Player of the Year Victor Moses in an interview with the official website of Chelsea has revealed the number of boots he wears every season.The Blues number fifteen is in the running to be named the African Footballer of the Year by CAF and BBC after a remarkable 2016-2017 season.''Eight or nine. I wear them in...
Ola Aina : There's No Difference Playing Right Back Or Left Back
Published: November 23, 2017
Chelsea loanee Ola Aina has stated that he would happily play at left-back for Hull City if needed by manager Leonid Slutsky. For the first time this season in a competitive match for the Tigers, the Nigeria national-teamer was deployed at left-back in Hull City's 2-2 draw with Ipswich Town last weekend, and he ended u...
Agali Vows To Get Rohr The Best Players, Met Eagles Coach 13 Years Ago At Nice Airport
Published: November 23, 2017
Retired Nigeria international Victor Agali has promised to get the best set of players for Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr in the wake of his appointment as one of the scouts for the senior national team.The print edition of Nice-Matin first reported that Agali has been appointed Rohr's scout for the 2018 World Cup in...
Why Victor Moses Has Strongest Case To Clinch AFOTY Ahead Of Liverpool Duo
Published: November 23, 2017
Football, being far from a spreadsheet is one which is clearly illustrated in Victor Moses's case that perhaps, as a predictor, procedure is more indicative than rampant results. Individual awards in football are hardly straightforward in the sense that the criteria are not always clear. So where do we come from here t...
Portland Timbers GK Of Nigerian Descent Named To United States Roster
Published: November 23, 2017
Portland Timbers goalkeeper of Nigerian descent Kashope Oladapo has been called up to the United States U17 squad for a training camp ahead of the upcoming annual Nike International Friendlies in Lakeland Ranch, Florida.The other goalkeepers named to the 24-player roster are Khamari Culcleasure (D.C. United), John Tyle...
Moses, Henry Snubbed As UEFA Announce Shortlist For Fans Team Of The Year
Published: November 23, 2017
Through their official website, European Football governing body, UEFA, has announced the fifty nominees for the 2017 Team of the Year, with no Nigerian player making the cut.The shortlist contains five goalkeepers, fifteen defenders, fifteen midfielders and fifteen strikers led by the two best players on the planet Cr...
Fifa Ranking: Fifa Confirm Super Eagles Are 50th Best Team In The World, 8th In Africa
Published: November 23, 2017
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday morning published its latest ranking of National Teams.Compared to their position the previous month, the Super Eagles have dropped nine places and now occupy the 50th position while they are eighth in the continental ranking, as previously reported by allnigeriasoccer.com...
Champions League Wrap: Henry Subbed In, Aaron Benched, Moses, Emenike & Nura Absent
Published: November 23, 2017
Catch up on the performances of Nigerian players in the Champions League on Wednesday, November 22.Tosin Kehinde was not in the Manchester United squad that lost 1-0 to Basel at St. Jakob-Park, injured Matthew Olosunde is ineligible for the competition. Michael Lang netted the winner for the Swiss side in the 89th minu...
Yakubu Announces Retirement: Top Ten Nigerian Scorers In Premier League History
Published: November 22, 2017
Former Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni has announced that he has ended his playing career with effect from November 22, 2017.The striker, who is celebrating his 35th birthday today, last wore the jersey of Coventry City and also played for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton,  Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers an...
Why the Super Eagles Attack of Moses, Iwobi, Iheanacho Would Be Devastating In Russia
Published: November 22, 2017
Now, it is instructive that the distinct attributes that the Super Eagles would likely thrive on in their bid to write their own piece of history in Russia next year is succinctly emphasized on with this piece:compactness in defence is an immutable prerequisite of course, but let us pry at what the offensive prowess of...
Nigerian Federation: Super Eagles Stars To Pocket N866.4M For World Cup Qualification
Published: November 22, 2017
2.4 million dollars (equivalent of N866.4 million) will be paid to Super Eagles players and officials for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigeria Football Federation spokesman Ademola Olajire has revealed.Earlier, the NFF reached an agreement with the Super Eagles stars as regards to their bonuses at the t...
Super Eagles Numbers At The World Cup (1994 - 2014)
Published: November 22, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com brings readers another of the Super Eagles number board at the grandest of stages in international football which is the World Cup.1 — The least number of goals the Super Eagles have ever recorded in a World Cup tournament.The Korea/Japan edition in 2002 contrived to be chaotic for Nigeria as the...
Okocha Gets High Rating After Debut For West Ham U23 Vs Benfica
Published: November 22, 2017
Nigerian wonderkid Joshua Okocha impressed on his debut for West Ham U23 on Tuesday night, despite the young Hammers losing 2-0 to Benfica in a Premier League International Cup contest at AGP Arena (Billericay, Essex).Aged 15, the central defender broke into West Ham's U18 squad in September and has put in a full shift...
Manchester United Teen Sensation Kehinde Hints He'll Pick Nigeria Ahead Of England
Published: November 22, 2017
Manchester United teenage sensation Tosin Kehinde has strongly hinted that he will choose to represent the Nigerian national team ahead of England in the near future.Although the 19-year-old was born in Lagos to Nigerian parents, he can turn out for England, even their senior team, without applying to Fifa because he h...