Nigerian-Born Liverpool Winger Adekanye Named In Netherlands Squad
Published: August 18, 2017
Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye is set to return from the international wilderness after he was named in the provisional Netherlands U19 squad for their upcoming friendlies.The 18-year-old has not featured for the Dutch youth teams after suffering an ankle ligament injury while on international duty with the U17 squa...
Nigeria U23 Skipper Is Third Youngest Player To Feature In Turkish Top-Flight This Season
Published: August 17, 2017
Nigeria U23 skipper Azubuike Okechukwu is the youngest player to feature for his club Yeni Malatyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig in the 2017-2018 season.Born 19 April 1997, the combative midfielder is the third youngest player overall to appear in the Turkish top-flight after match day one.Mali U20 international Mamadou...
New Manchester City Number 72 Dele-Bashiru Debuts In Checkatrade Trophy
Published: August 16, 2017
Promising Nigerian midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru made his debut for Manchester City in the EFL Trophy on Tuesday night.The England youth international, who is hoping to play for the Super Eagles in future, was named in the starting lineup in Manchester City's penalty shootout win over Rotherham United.Dele-Bashiru wasn't...
Transfer Now In Doubt As Spurs, Chelsea, Man Utd, Arsenal Target Tears Hamstring
Published: August 16, 2017
The exit of England international of Nigerian parentage Ross Barkley from Everton before the close of the transfer window is now doubtful.The attacking midfielder is expected to spend up to six weeks on the sidelines after suffering a torn hamstring while training with The Toffees first team.Barkley had resumed full tr...
Versatile Nigerian Midfielder Hits Post, Misses Penalty As Spurs Lose To Luton Town
Published: August 16, 2017
Versatile Nigerian midfielder Keanan Bennetts failed to convert his kick in the penalty shootout as Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 4-2 on penalties by League Two club Luton Town in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night (August 15).At the end of regulation time the scoreboard was reading 2-2, with James Shea (OG) and R...
Chelsea Announce Promising Winger Has Penned New Deal Until 2019
Published: August 15, 2017
Through their official website, Premier League champions Chelsea have confirmed that promising winger Charlie Wakefield has signed a new deal with the club.Wakefield has been registered by The Blues for the Checkatrade Trophy but did not make the 18-man squad for the clash against League One side Plymouth at Home Park ...
Nigeria Schoolboys Arrive In Rabat Ahead Of Friendly With Morocco
Published: August 15, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands the Nigeria U15 national team have landed in Rabat ahead of two friendly matches with Morocco.Prior to the trip to Morocco, coach Jolomi Atune ran the rule over some of the promising talents in the country at a get-together in Abuja for one week.The Nigeria schoolboys, who have been lab...
Good News For Nigeria, Bad News Cameroon As Ex-Chelsea Star Mikel Returns To Action
Published: August 14, 2017
It is possible that former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel will be named in the Super Eagles squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo next month.The midfielder and defender has finally recovered from injury and lasted the distance in Tianjin Teda's 2-0 loss to Hebei CFFC in the Chinese Super Lea...
Super Eagles May Slide In Next Fifa Rankings After 1-0 Loss To Benin In CHAN Qualifier
Published: August 13, 2017
The Super Eagles were beaten 1-0 by Benin Republic in a 2018 African Nations Championship qualifier on Sunday evening.The hosts enjoyed the bulk of possession in the opening twenty minutes and were close to taking the lead just before the half-hour mark but a close range header went over the bar.Nigeria ended the first...
Talented Tottenham Hotspur Nigerian Midfielder Backed To Shine At Aston Villa
Published: August 12, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur's England U20 international of Nigerian parentage Josh Onomah has been backed to shine at Aston Villa by midfielder Glenn Whelan.Having made a couple of first-team appearances off the bench for Spurs in the Premier League, Onomah has gone out on loan to Aston Villa to gain match experience.''I think h...
Chelsea Explain Why Spanish Winger Pedro Will Miss Burnley Clash
Published: August 11, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has provided a key update on the fitness of Spanish winger Pedro Rodríguez ahead of their Premier League opener against Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.It would be recalled that Pedro was sent off last weekend as the Blues were beaten 4-1 on penalties by Arsenal in the Co...
Ezenwa, Alhassan, Odey Named In Super Eagles Latest Squad (Full List)
Published: August 10, 2017
Coach Salisu Yusuf has opted for goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Orji Kalu and Osas Okoro, midfielders Alhassan Ibrahim and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, forwards Stephen Odey and Ifeanyi George, and 13 other players for Sunday’s 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying match away to Benin Republic.There are also goalk...
Belgian-Nigerian Striker Cyriel Dessers Tipped To Be The Next Huntelaar
Published: August 10, 2017
Belgian-born Nigerian striker Cyriel Dessers has been tipped to make the grade at Dutch Eredivisie side FC Utrecht, and has been labelled the next Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.Dessers was acquired by FC Utrecht this summer after the club sold their main player and striker Sébastien Haller to Eintracht Frankfurt, and the Super ...
Fifa Confirms AllNigeriaSoccer Report : Nigeria Make Progress In Rankings, Brazil Back On Top
Published: August 10, 2017
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday morning confirmed a story first reported by allnigeriasoccer.com earlier in the week regarding its latest rankings of National Teams. Compared to their position the previous month, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have climbed one place, and now occupy the 38th position, while they...
Super Eagles Watch: Penalty-box Predator Ighalo Scores, Samuel Opens CSKA Account
Published: August 09, 2017
Odion Ighalo is enjoying one of his best spells of his entire career, goalscoring-wise, with the Changchun Yatai frontman netting his ninth and tenth goal of the season in his side's 2-0 road win against Henan Jianye on Wednesday.The former Watford star opened the scoring for Changchun Yatai in the 12th minute from clo...