16-Year-Old Nigerian GK, Who Visited Rohr In London, In Line To Debut For AFC Wimbledon U23s
Published: April 19, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that ex-Golden Eaglets trainee Edward Ogbebor-Onaiwu could make his competitive debut for AFC Wimbledon's Development squad when they tackle Exeter City.The highly-rated goalkeeper has been notified by The Dons coaching staff that he'll make the 18-man squad for Thursday's game at Weldo...
Southampton's Obafemi, Stoke City's Ayoola, Eligible For Nigeria, Receive Republic Of Ireland Call-Up
Published: April 19, 2017
Two players of Nigerian descent have received call-ups to the Republic of Ireland U18s squad for a tournament in Slovakia later this month. Southampton striker Michael Obafemi is joined on the roster by the highly-rated Stoke City striker Shola Ayoola. Republic of Ireland Under 18 Head Coach Jim Crawford is hoping  tha...
Porto's Musa Yahaya, Sunderland's Josh Maja Hoping To Emulate Man City's Iheanacho
Published: April 19, 2017
Sunderland will face FC Porto B in the final of the Premier League International Cup at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday, May 17.The Dragons reached the final after beating Swansea City 1-0 in the semifinals, while the Black Cats qualified for the showpiece game after seeing off Norwich City by the same margin.The Pre...
Sunderland Coach Reserves Praise For Nigerian Whizz-Kid After Golden Boy Nomination
Published: April 19, 2017
Sunderland U23 coach Elliott Dickman believes Sweden U21 international of Nigerian descent Joel Asoro can still improve after he was nominated for the prestigious European Golden Boy award.Asoro is in contention for the award alongside 13 other Premier League wonderkids, including Dominic Solanke (Chelsea) and Tosin Ad...
Hannover Send Message To Arsenal To Back Off With Hefty Release Clause In Bazee's New Contract
Published: April 19, 2017
The headline news before Hannover 96 faced off with Eintracht Braunschweig in the derby on Saturday was the extension of Noah Bazee's contract.Hannover President Martin Kind has stated that any club interested in prising away the striker will have to pay a hefty release clause, according to Sportbuzzer.Though a departu...
Portland Timbers, Sporting KC Nigerian Stars Named Among Top 50 MLS Fantasy Players
Published: April 19, 2017
Portland Timbers' Nigerian striker Fanendo Adi has been named among the Top 50 MLS Fantasy players on the official website of Major League Soccer.Fanendo Adi was number four on the list and was given a price tag of 9.6 million dollars.The former FC Copenhagen and Dynamo Kiev ace has been one of the top performers in th...
Super Eagles Star Victor Moses Was Not Fit To Face Manchester United, Missed Training
Published: April 18, 2017
Victor Moses was not fit to face Manchester United on Sunday in the Premier League, and the wing-back missing training two days before the clash at Old Trafford.Sky Sports has reported that Moses, Diego Costa and Marcos Alonso, who withdrew at the last minute, felt sick after a team meal on Thursday, but the Nigerian d...
Ex-Flying Eagles Skipper Named In Team Of The Week In The Netherlands
Published: April 18, 2017
Abdul Ajagun has been named in the Eredivisie Team of the Week for his performance against Ryan Sanusi's Sparta Rotterdam this past weekend.The ex-Flying Eagles captain put in an impressive display and scored two goals for Roda JC in their 3-1 win over the opponents. Foxsports awarded Ajagun thirteen points and a spot ...
NFF Pay Tribute To Super Eagles Defender Adefemi On Sixth Anniversary Of His Death
Published: April 18, 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation have paid tribute to former Nigeria international Adefemi Olubayo on the sixth anniversary of his death.The versatile defender tragically lost his life on April 18, 2011 in a car crash in Kavala, Greece as he was traveling to Nigeria to arrange his wedding to Folashade Adeshina.''Today w...
Ex-Leicester Coach Ranieri Rejected Approach From Nigeria's WCQ Opponents
Published: April 18, 2017
Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri says he turned down the chance to manage the Algerian national team before the FAF appointed Spanish tactician Lucas Alcaraz.Ranieri thinks he was recommended to the Algerian Federation by two of his former pupils Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani.''It's true that Algeria appr...
Ex-Real Madrid Youth-Teamer Osede Hoping To Follow In The Footsteps Of Nigeria Legend Okocha
Published: April 18, 2017
Former Real Madrid youth-teamer Derik Osede is in contention for Bolton Wanderers Player of the Year for the 2016-2017 season.The official website has asked fans to choose the most impressive player of the season, with the central defender, Birmingham City loanee Viv Solomon-Otabor, Newcastle United's Sammy Ameobi and ...
Iwobi Benched As Arsenal Main Men Deliver In Win Against Middlesbrough
Published: April 17, 2017
Arsenal are back in the hunt for fourth spot following their 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Monday night.Super Eagles attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi is still finding game time hard to come by, but the Hale End Academy product was an unused substitute tonight unlike last week's clash versus Crys...
Chelsea Loanee Abraham Finishes Off 31-Pass Move To Score For Bristol City
Published: April 17, 2017
Bristol City were denied a win after a goal from Sam Gallagher in the 71st minute handed Blackburn Rovers a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park on Monday afternoon.England U21 international of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham had given the visitors the lead in the 14th minute, latching on to a pass before flicking the ball beyond the...
Chelsea, Arsenal, Leicester Nigerian Stars To Rest For Two Days Before Joining Nigeria Training Camp
Published: April 17, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Super Eagles will begin their training camp in France on Tuesday, May 23rd ahead of June\'s African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa. The group of players that will be called up to the get-together in Corsica will form the core of the group that will tackle Bafana ...
Manchester United Nigerian Defender Adds Goals To His Game, Scores Messi-Like Goal
Published: April 17, 2017
American-born Nigerian starlet Matthew Olosunde has added goals to his game after emerging Manchester United U19s top scorer at the most prestigious youth tournament in the United States, the Dallas Cup.Tommy Martin's side faced off against Chivas, Coritiba and Real Salt Lake in the competition, with Olosunde accountin...