Why Arsenal Starlet Iwobi Voted For Kante To Win PFA Award Not Alexis, Hails Chelsea Star
Published: April 25, 2017
Alex Iwobi has praised Chelsea star N’Golo Kante after the Frenchman won the PFA Player of the Year award on Sunday. The Nigerian international has admitted that the hardworking midfielder was his favourite to win the prestigious award, having voted for him.“He’s someone that works for the team and ev...
Super Eagles Coach Rohr Gets Injury Boost Ahead Of AFCON Qualifier Against South Africa
Published: April 25, 2017
Ahead of Nigeria's African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa, manager Gernot Rohr has been handed a lift with news that ex-Watford star Odion Ighalo is making good progress with his injured ankle. The Changchun Yatai frontman subbed out in the 73rd minute of his team's 3-2 loss to Shanghai Shenhua on April ...
Ex-Flying Eagles Star Promoted To The English Premier League With Newcastle
Published: April 24, 2017
Newcastle United have secured an immediate return to the English Premier League after beating Preston North End 4-1 at St James\' Park on Monday night.Former Nigeria U20 international Sammy Ameobi was not involved tonight but had suited up four times for the Magpies after he was recalled from his loan spell at Bolton W...
Netherlands Pushing To Secure International Future Of Chelsea, Arsenal Linked Nigerian Wonderkid
Published: April 24, 2017
The Royal Dutch Football Association are pushing to secure the international future of new Feyenoord signing Lateef Omidiji Jr.The American-born 13-year-old initially pledged his allegiance to Nigeria but could not reject an opportunity to train with the United States U14s last November. Omidiji becomes eligible for Du...
Two-Goal Hero Akinola Named MOTM As USA Show Their Class Against Jamaica In WCQ
Published: April 24, 2017
In a 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship showdown between the United States and Jamaica on Sunday, American-born Nigerian wonderkid Ayo Akinola bagged a brace in his team's 5-0 win over the Caribbean Island nation.The Toronto striker led the way with two goals and an assist in the game staged at Estadio Maracana de Panama....
Super Eagles GK Akpeyi Back In Business, Named In Squad For Tuesday's Game
Published: April 24, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Super Eagles glovesman Daniel Akpeyi resumed full training with Chippa United on Monday after sitting out last weekend's Cup win over Jomo Cosmos due to a leg injury.Akpeyi didn't suffer any discomfort as he trained with the first team of the Chilli Boys today.Based on Chippa Unite...
Nigerian GK Enyeama Says He Outshone Barcelona Star Messi At World Cup
Published: April 24, 2017
Former Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama has revealed that he played better than Messi at the World Cup.In the last two editions of the number one football event on Fifa's football calendar, the Super Eagles lost to Argentina, albeit narrowly, with the Lille goalkeeper in between the pipes.Enyeama's best performance...
Simy Repeats Feat Against Sampdoria, Omoijuanfo Is Top Marksman In Norway
Published: April 23, 2017
Nigerian striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo was on target as Crotone continued their push to avoid relegation with a 2-1 win over Sampdoria at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on match day 33. The former Gil Vicente ace volleyed the ball into the back of the net after 80 minutes to secure all three points for the visitors. Last week...
Why Belgian-Nigerian Midfielder Ryan Sanusi Was Not Considered Against Ebuehi's ADO Den Haag
Published: April 23, 2017
Goalscoring midfielder Ryan Sanusi was not considered for selection in Sparta Rotterdam's Eredivisie clash against ADO Den Haag at Sparta Stadion on Sunday afternoon.Against Roda JC in the last round of matches, the former Belgium youth international picked up his fifth caution of the season, which automatically ruled ...
Ex-Flying Eagles Defender & Teammate : No Comparison Between Ndidi & Chelsea's Kante
Published: April 23, 2017
Former Flying Eagles defender Ademilua Adebayo says there are no similarities between Chelsea star N'Golo Kante and the player that reportedly replaced the France international at Leicester City, Wilfred Ndidi. Few years back, Adebayo and Ndidi partnered each other in central defense during their time together at famou...
Man City Starlet Iheanacho Admits : Nigerians Are Worried About My Lack Of Game Time
Published: April 23, 2017
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has vowed to fight for a first team shirt after falling down the pecking order at the Etihad outift following the arrival of Brazil young sensation Gabriel Jesus. The Taye Academy product has confessed that Nigerians are worried about his lack of football at City and hopes to c...
Ajax Amsterdam Whiz-Kid Opts To Play For The Netherlands Over Nigeria
Published: April 22, 2017
Versatile Ajax Amsterdam winger Niyi Scholten has chosen to represent the Netherlands ahead of Nigeria at international level.The former FC Twente starlet and his camp are impressed with the way he has been treated by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) since he started playing for their U15 team. ''Niyi is one...
Nigeria's Second Highest Paid Footballer Opens Season Account In Super League
Published: April 22, 2017
Obafemi Martins registered his name on the scoresheet in Shanghai Shenhua's 2-0 road win over Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng on match day six in the Chinese Super League on Saturday.The Nigeria international scored with a header to double Shanghai Shenhua's advantage eight minutes before half-time.Martins's goal versus Guiz...
Onazi : Super Eagles Not Taking Any Chances Against South Africa, Libya
Published: April 22, 2017
Trabzonspor midfielder Eddy Onazi has reiterated that the Super Eagles are motivated to qualify for the 2018 World Cup plus the 2019 African Cup of Nations.The Super Eagles were impressive in their first two World Cup qualifying fixtures against Zambia and Algeria, and will lock horns with South African in an AFCON qua...
Rohr, Super Eagles Faithful Breathe Sigh Of Relief Over Akpeyi Injury, Rested As A Precaution
Published: April 21, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Daniel Akpeyi has been ruled out of Chippa United\'s clash with Jomo Cosmos at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium (Port Elizabeth) on Saturday.Chippa United have decided not to include the Super Eagles goalkeeper on the roster for the Nedbank Cup quarter-final tie only as a precaution,...