Rohr Receives Bad News On Ex-Chelsea Ace Mikel, Injury Worse Than First Thought
Published: April 21, 2017
Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel is struggling to be fit, less than three weeks before Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr announces his roster for a training camp in France. The latest update regarding the influential Super Eagles captain is that the injury he suffered is worse than first thought, and he will sit out a third ...
Ex-Arsenal Hero Kanu, Chelsea & Spurs Nigerian Stars Pay Tribute To Ehiogu
Published: April 21, 2017
A number of Nigerian stars have taken to social media to offer their condolences in the wake of the passing away of Tottenham Hotspur U23 coach Ugo Ehiogu.The ex-Middlesbrough defender suffered a cardiac arrest at Spurs Training Centre yesterday before being transferred to hospital, where he passed away in the early ho...
Osimhen Inching Closer To Pro Debut, Wolfsburg Announce He's Making Progress
Published: April 21, 2017
Nigeria U20 international Victor Osimhen is inching closer to his professional debut, with Wolfsburg announcing that the striker is making progress in his recovery.The former Golden Eaglets sensation had to undergo surgery in February, but resumed training with the Bundesliga club last week.Speaking to reporters ahead ...
Hannover Striker Bazee Suffering From Hoffa Syndrome, Unlikely To Make Nigeria Debut
Published: April 21, 2017
Noah Bazee is unlikely to make his competitive debut for the Super Eagles in their African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in June.Sportbuzzer has reported that Bazee is not suffering from an initially suspected mucus inflammation in the knee, but Hoffa-Kastert syndrome, and an operation has not been rule...
Arsenal Striker Comes Close To Scoring First Goal For Republic Of Ireland Vs Czech Republic
Published: April 21, 2017
Arsenal wonderkid Armstrong Okoflex started for the Republic of Ireland U15s in their 4-2 loss to Czech Republic in an international friendly held in Brozany nad Ohri on Thursday.The 15-year-old striker was joined in the starting lineup by another player of Nigerian descent, Villa's Timi Sobowale.With the scoreboard re...
Toronto Prospect Akinola Battling Ex-Chelsea Striker's Son For United States Starting Shirt In Panama
Published: April 20, 2017
Toronto forward Ayomide Akinola is set to display his wares at the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, starting on Friday in Panama.The 17-year-old has been named in the United States roster for the competition which doubles as the qualifying tournament for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.Akinola will battle for a starting s...
Former Golden Eaglets Trainee Ejaria Back In Full Training With Liverpool
Published: April 20, 2017
Liverpool have been boosted by Ovie Ejaria's return to full training three months after he sustained a serious ankle injury in the fourth round of the FA Cup against Wolverhampton Wanderers.The former Arsenal youth-teamer trained without any difficulty alongside other first team players on Wednesday, April 19.Prior to ...
Portland Timbers Ace Fanendo Adi Suspended And Fined By MLS Disciplinary Committee
Published: April 20, 2017
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Fanendo Adi for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount following the incident that occurred in his last game for Portland Timbers.In the 26th minute of the match against Sporting Kansas City, the Nigerian used violent conduct against on opposing player.Thus, the former...
Tottenham's Dele Alli Emulates Super Eagles Stars Ikeme, Shittu, Sodje ; Named In PFA Team Of The Year
Published: April 20, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli has been included in the Professional Football Association's (PFA) Premier League Team of the Year. The attacking midfielder was the only player of Nigerian descent recognized, with the likes of Kelechi Iheanacho (Manchester City), Victor Moses (Chelsea), Ross Barkley (Everton) and Wilf...
Chelsea's Nigerian-Born Striker Makes PFA Team Of The Year
Published: April 20, 2017
Nigerian-born England international Eniola Aluko has been recognized for her outstanding performances for Chelsea, with the PFA naming her to the WSL Team of the Year.The Blues striker and teammate Karen Carney were included in the Team of the Year ahead of the PFA Awards to be held in the Grosvenor House in London on ...
Nigeria, England Battling Republic Of Ireland For Arsenal Prodigy Okoflex
Published: April 20, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation and English FA are behind Football Association of Ireland for the services of one of the most exciting young talents at Arsenal academy, Armstrong Okoflex.The winger or striker was born in Dublin to Nigerian parents before relocating to the English capital.England had been in pole positi...
Chelsea-Linked Nigerian Starlet Kelechi Offered To Scottish Champions Celtic
Published: April 20, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that Chelsea are dilly-dallying over handing a trial to Houston Dynamo wonderkid Kelechi Onyewuenyi.The Premier League pacesetters will continue monitoring his performances in America rather than invite him to Stamford Bridge, where he'll be observed. Onyewuenyi has been offered t...
Team Bonding Meal Arranged By Chelsea Boss Conte Blamed For Moses Illness
Published: April 20, 2017
A team-bonding meal arranged by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been blamed for Victor Moses's illness before the Premier League pacesetters tackled Manchester United last weekend.The Nigeria international was one of the three players struck down by a virus before the trip to Old Trafford, the others being Diego Cost...
Mikel Pays Tribute To John Terry : A Privilege To Play With A Chelsea Legend
Published: April 19, 2017
Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has paid tribute to ex-Chelsea teammate John Terry following an announcement on Easter Monday that he'll leave The Blues at the end of the 2016-2017 season.Mikel spent ten and a half years with Terry at Chelsea before the midfielder moved to Chinese club Tianjin Teda in the January t...
New Algeria Coach To Spy on Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal Nigerian Stars Ahead Of WCQ
Published: April 19, 2017
New Algeria national team coach Lucas Alcaraz will closely monitor the Super Eagles players at close quarters before the North Africans face Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier in November 2017.The former Granada manager arrived in Algeria on Monday night and held his first press conference at the FAF CTN in Sidi Moussa o...