Yakubu Has Still Got It, Ex-Everton Striker Nets Third Goal As Nigeria Lose To Italy
Published: July 15, 2017
Nigeria lost 2-1 to Italy in their second match at the ongoing Star Sixes six-a-side indoor football competition on Friday night.The Italians took the lead in the 19th minute, Alessandro Del Piero was on hand to tap home a rebound after goalkeeper Peter Rufai had parried the ball into his path.Rufai was beaten again wh...
Arsenal Winger Iwobi : England Wanted Me To Play For U21 Team Before My Nigeria Debut
Published: July 15, 2017
Arsenal wonderkid Alex Iwobi has revealed that the English Football Association attempted to persuade him to represent their U21 national team before he made his competitive debut for the Super Eagles.Born in Lagos, the 21-year-old Hale End Academy product previously represented England's U16, U17 and U18 teams but did...
Nigeria Coach Visits Chelsea Dazzler Moses In London, NFF Boss Checks On Wolves' Ikeme
Published: July 14, 2017
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has visited Chelsea right wing-back Victor Moses and Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme in the United Kingdom.According to the Nigerian Federation, Rohr was accompanied on the trip to England by NFF President Amaju Pinnick.It is thought that the German traveled to London to c...
Nigerian Striker Who Scored 14 Goals In One Game, Arsenal & Liverpool Stars Named In England Squad
Published: July 14, 2017
 Watford goal machine of Nigerian descent Rinsola Babajide has been included in England U19 roster for the 2017 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship that will take place in Northern Ireland (8–20 August).The 19-year-old is among the five strikers that made the squad list announced by manager Mo Marley.Arsenal duo Chlo...
Yakubu Bags Brace, Okocha With World-Class Assist As Nigeria Beat China 3-2
Published: July 14, 2017
Nigeria began their campaign at the 'Star Sixes' Tournament  with a 3-2 win over China on Thursday night, with former Everton strikers Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Daniel Amokachi finding the net for the African powerhouse.On 15 minutes, Aiyegbeni slotted past the goalkeeper after a loose ball fell kindly to him, then added a...
Super Eagles Hopeful Expects Zamalek To Respond After Champions League Exit
Published: July 12, 2017
Super Eagles hopeful Maroof Yusuf wants Zamalek to be "solid and positive" as they battle with El Geish in a mouth-watering Egyptian Cup match on Thursday.Zamalek crashed out of the CAF Champions League, following a 2-2 draw with Al Ahli Tripoli on Sunday.The former Kwara United utility player acknowledges that the Whi...
Will Aina Debut Against Cameroon? Update On International Future Of Chelsea Starlet
Published: July 12, 2017
Chelsea loanee Ola Aina faces an anxious wait to see if he will be cleared by Football's governing body Fifa to make his competitive debut for the Nigerian National Team in their World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in September.Contrary to rumours in the local media, Fifa has not yet approved the young right wing-back...
Super Eagles Defender In Big Trouble With Scottish Club After Going AWOL
Published: July 12, 2017
Efe Ambrose has not yet reported for pre-season training at newly promoted Scottish Premiership side Hibernian.The Nigeria national-teamer was given an extended vacation but has remained incommunicado since the squad started preparations for the new season, and Hibs manager Neil Lennon has strongly hinted that he will ...
Arsenal's Nigeria International Alex Iwobi Wins PFA Award
Published: July 11, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has been handed Arsenal's PFA Community Champion award for his commitment to the local community during the 2016-2017 season, informs the official website of Arsenal, arsenal.com.The Gunners number seventeen is presently in Australia training with the Gunners first team, and was handed ...
Ezenwa, Alhassan, Odey, Ali, 26 Others Named In Nigeria Squad For CHAN Qualifier
Published: July 10, 2017
Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf has named a 30-man roster for a get-together ahead of a 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against the winner between Togo and Benin Republic. An analysis of the roster revealed that four goalkeepers, nine defenders, eight midfielders and nine strikers have been invited...
Swope Park Rangers 'Nigerian Nightmare' Wins USL Goal Of The Month
Published: July 10, 2017
Former Dream Team VI trainee Nansel Selbol has scooped the United Soccer League Goal of the Month award for June 2017.The Swope Park Rangers sensation was nominated for the accolade for his goal against LA Galaxy II on July 1, shortly after his introduction as a substitute.Selbol beat off competition from Didier Drogba...
Omeruo, Victor Moses, World Cup Winning Defender Train With Chelsea First Team
Published: July 10, 2017
Kenneth Omeruo, Victor Moses and World Cup-winning central defender Fikayo Tomori have started training with Chelsea's first team ahead of the forthcoming season.Thirty players participated in the Blues first training session on Monday morning, including the three players of Nigerian descent, according to Chelsea exper...
Babayaro: Chelsea's Moses, Arsenal's Iwobi Not In The Same Class As Kanu, Okocha
Published: July 10, 2017
Former Nigeria U23 international Emmanuel Babayaro has posited that the likes of Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses are not in the same class as his former teammates Nwankwo Kanu and Austin Okocha.Babayaro has argued that the current Super Eagles players are not as valuable as the past stars,...
Exclusive: Alhassan Ibrahim Misses Out On N438 Million Turkey Deal, Kalmar End Interest
Published: July 09, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that an unnamed Super Lig club have ended their pursuit of Nigeria national-teamer Alhassan Ibrahim this summer.The Akwa United sensation had been in talks with a representative of the Turkish club, who pulled the plug on the deal after the striker refused to issue him a mandate.Alhassa...
No Debut For Nigerian Duo As Manchester United Name Squad For USA Tour
Published: July 09, 2017
Two talented Nigerian teenagers will not make their debut for Manchester United this month in the United States as manager Jose Mourinho has omitted both from the traveling party to California.Defender Matthew Olosunde and midfielder Tosin Kehinde are presumably with the Red Devils U23 squad in Austria for pre-season t...