Wednesday European Leagues Wrap : Defenders Efe Ambrose And Oshaniwa Feature; Olaitan And Akanji Fail To Debut
Published: August 12, 2015
Allnigeriasoccer.com reviews the performance of Nigerian players that were involved in action for their respective teams on Wednesday.We begin in Holland at the Euroborg, where FC Groningen took on Twente. It ended one goal apiece and there was no debut for ex Nigeria U20 international Michael Olaitan, who joined Twent...
Iheanacho And Musa Yahaya Missing As Siasia Names Provisional Roster For All - Africa Games
Published: August 12, 2015
Dream Team VI coach Samson Siasia has called up 31 players for a get - together ahead of the All-Africa Games, in Brazzaville, Congo.The competition is not listed on Fifa’s international match calender for 2015 but Siasia has invited at least eight foreign - based players for the training camp which begins in Abu...
League Cup Round Up : Nedum Onuoha, Jabo Ibehre,Dieseruvwe And Obika On Target
Published: August 12, 2015
A number of players eligible to represent Nigeria were on target in the Football League Cup on Tuesday night. Carlisle United beat Chesterfield 3 - 1 after extra time to advance to the next round of the competition, with two Anglo - Nigerians on target at  Brunton Park.Jabo Ibehre scored the opening goal of the ...
Odion Ighalo Joins Obafemi Martins, Victor Obinna And Samuel Etoo In History Books
Published: August 11, 2015
After netting against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, Nigeria international Odion Ighalo entered the history books as the fifth African to score in three of Europe’s top 5 leagues.Based on the latest UEFA coefficient, the top five leagues in Europe are Spain, Germany, England, Italy and Portugal in tha...
Kalmar Surprised By News That Liverpool Are On The Brink Of Signing Awoniyi
Published: August 11, 2015
Kalmar FF are surprised by news that Liverpool are set to snap up Nigerian whizkid Taiwo Awoniyi.Kalmar have a pre-contract with the teen, who was expected to sign with the Swedes when he turns 18 this month.However, Awoniyi could now sign for Liverpool. In such an event, Kalmar may seek to take the youngster on-loan a...
Nigeria Federation Confirms Friendly With Niger Next Month
Published: August 11, 2015
The Super Eagles will tackle their Nigerien counterparts in an exhibition game in Port Harcourt on September 8, the NFF has disclosed via a press release.The Federation are in talks with the Rivers State Government to have the match at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium.“The truth is that we still have a few loose e...
Monday Europe Round Up : Iheanacho Fails To Debut For Man City; Paul Onuachu On Target For FC Midtjylland
Published: August 10, 2015
Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule on the Nigerian players that were in action for the European teams on Monday in their respective leagues. The main focus before kick - off at The Hawthorns was whether or not Kelechi Iheancho would make his Premier League debut for Manchester City but it did not come to pass as the Ni...
Amobi Okugo Thanks Sporting KC Fans After Impressing On Debut
Published: August 10, 2015
Former United States youth international Amobi Okugo has made his maiden appearance for Sporting KC in the MLS following his switch from Orlando City, and it came against Toronto in the last round of machetes.By all indications, the midfielder’s performance at the BMO Field (Toronto, Ontario) ticked the right box...
Europe Round Up : Leke James, Bentley On Target As Odemwingie, Igboun, Fatai, Ezekiel Fire Blanks
Published: August 09, 2015
Allnigeriasoccer.com reviews the performance of Nigerian players that were in action on Sunday for their European clubs.West Ham shocked Arsenal 2 - 0 at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon, with Italy international Angelo Ogbonna making his debut in the Premier League, going the full 90. Alex Iwobi did not make the Gunne...
Obafemi Martins Set To Miss Ninth Game In A Row
Published: August 09, 2015
Obafemi Martins will not return to action when Seattle Sounders tackle Los Angeles Galaxy in the MLS on Sunday evening.The Nigeria international did not travel with the squad to Los Angeles, meaning he failed a late fitness test just as was the case last weekend before the game against Vancouver Whitecaps.Sounders coac...
Wolves Young Star Dominic Iorfa Targets More Wins
Published: August 09, 2015
Wolverhampton defender Dominic Iorfa has targeted more wins after assisting his club defeat Blackburn Rovers 2 - 1 in their first game in the Championship on Saturday.The England youth international went the full distance at Ewood Park alongside Carl Ikeme while Liverpool loanee Sheyi Ojo came off the bench six minutes...
Uche Ikpeazu Pleased With Performance Against Crewe Alexandra
Published: August 09, 2015
Uche Ikpeazu was unhappy that Port Vale walked away from the Alexandra Stadium with a point after playing out a goalless draw with his former club, Crewe Alexandra, in both teams opening game of the new season.The Watford loanee , who was sporting the number nine jersey, made his official debut for The Valiants, and la...
San Jose Earthquakes Midfielder Fatai Alashe Sees Red For The First Time In MLS
Published: August 09, 2015
United States Under - 23 international Fatai Alashe was red- carded for the first time in the MLS on Sunday morning as his team San Jose Earthquakes lost their tenth game of the season.Rasheed Olabiyi’s Houston Dynamo beat The Quakes 2 - 1 at BBVA Compass Stadium, with the former Enyimba midfielder getting a run ...
Ike Ugbo Sends Warning To England World Cup Opponents After Scoring Hat - trick Vs Norwich
Published: August 09, 2015
Chelsea Under- 18s began the season on winning note after thrashing Norwich City 4 - 1 away from home on Saturday.The Blues star performer at Colney Training Centre (Norfolk) was Anglo - Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo who bagged a hat - trick after scoring in the 48th, 59th and 85th minutes.Ugbo, an England youth internatio...
John Ogu Picks Up Training Ground Injury
Published: August 08, 2015
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder John Ogu picked up a training - ground injury on Saturday and will not be selected for tomorrow’s game in the Toto Cup against Hapoel Ra’anana. However, the injury is not too serious and he is expected to join his teammates at training sometime next week.Summer arrival Anthony N...