Flying Eagles Midfielder Obinna Nwobodo Back On His Feet
Published: July 29, 2015
Nigeria youth international Obinna Nwobodo will return to the country on Friday after completing his rehabilitation for anterior cruciate ligament tear. The Enugu Rangers midfielder picked up the injury during the final game of the African Youth Championship between Nigeria and Senegal in March, and he had to miss the ...
Champions League Wrap : Kehinde Fatai On Target Against CSKA Moscow; Igiebor Ends Scoring Streak
Published: July 28, 2015
Allnigeriasoccer.com reviews the performances of Nigerian players that were in action for the respective clubs in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.Nosa Igiebor ended his scoring streak after hitting target in Maccabi Tel Aviv’s first two games in the Champions League but he will have other things to wor...
Osmanlispor Release Umar Aminu For Olympic Team Clash Vs Congo
Published: July 28, 2015
Osmanlispor striker Umar Aminu has started training with the Olympic National Team ahead of their trip to Pointe Noire for the African Under 23 Championship qualifier against Congo this weekend.Despite the date of the game falling outside Fifa’s window for international matches, the newly promoted Super Lig club ...
Five Lessons Learned From Falconets Win Over Liberia
Published: July 28, 2015
The Nigerian female Under 20 national team, the Falconets, were on top of their game as they defeated their Liberia U-20 female counterpart on Saturday with a very convincing display. The first leg in Monrovia (Liberia) ended 7-1 in the favour of the Falconets and last weekend Nigeria completed the routing to make the ...
Watford Loanee Uche Ikpeazu Rues Draw Against Getafe
Published: July 28, 2015
Watford loanee Uche Ikpeazu, 20, was delighted to feature in Port Vale’s 2 -2 draw with Getafe on Saturday.However, the Anglo - Nigerian attacker, who was given a run - out in the last 28 minutes by manager Rob Page, was not too pleased with the result after the Spanish team equalized in the second half.“Go...
Obafemi Martins Doubtful To Face Vancouver Whitecaps
Published: July 28, 2015
Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid has provided an update on the injury situation of his trusted striker Obafemi Martins.The former Nigeria international has not kicked a ball in an official match since June 17 in the 3 - 1 loss to Portland Timbers due to a groin injury, an ailment that has ruled him out of the MLS All...
Lukman Haruna Opens Anzhi Makhachkala Account After 105 Minutes
Published: July 27, 2015
In his second appearance in the Russian Premier League, Anzhi Makhachkala number ten Lukman Haruna was on target against Lokomotiv Moscow at the Anzhi-Arena (Kaspiysk) on Monday night.The central midfielder spent 105 minutes on the pitch before he broke his duck for Anzhi Makhachkala.Petar škuletiĂ„‡ equalized H...
Kayode Olanrewaju Pleased To Make Debut For Austria Vienna In The Bundesliga
Published: July 26, 2015
Former Flying Eagles star Kayode Olanrewaju was pleased to make his official debut for Austria Vienna in the Bundesliga in their 2 - 0 win over Wolfsberger AC.Kayode failed to get off the mark for the capital side but was credited with an assist after referee Muckenhammer pointed to the spot after he was felled in...
Emmanuel Adesanya Becomes Women League Secretary
Published: July 26, 2015
The Secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation has redeployed former Secretary of the Nigeria Nationwide League (NNWL) Emmanuel Adesanya to the Nigeria Women Football League as the Secretary.In a minor redeployment exercise at the weekend, Adesanya was directed to take over from the former Secretary Isaac Ajisafe, ...
Aaron Samuel And Agent Shoot Down Ankle Injury Reports
Published: July 26, 2015
Aaron Samuel and his intermediary, Atta Aneke, have dismissed reports that the Guangzhou R&F forward has suffered an ankle injury.Seven minutes into the Chinese Super League clash against Shijiazhuang Yongchang, the Nigeria international signaled to the bench that he should be substituted as he didn’t want to...
Victor Moses Stars In Chelsea Win Against PSG
Published: July 26, 2015
Chelsea defeated French champions Paris Saint-Germain on penalties on match day three of the International Champions Cup in Charlotte.Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half strike was cancelled out by Victor Moses in the 65th minute after the Nigerian was set up by Spain national - teamer Cesc Fabre...
Sunday Oliseh Satisfied With Outcome Of World Cup Draw
Published: July 25, 2015
Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has shared his thoughts and impressions on the World Cup draw that took place in St Petersburg on Saturday afternoon. The Super Eagles, who have missed only one edition of the last six World Cups, were drawn against the winner of the Djibouti vs Swaziland first round playoff .“Of cours...
Falconets Show No Mercy In Win Over Liberia
Published: July 25, 2015
The Falconets ran out comfortable winners over the Liberian Under 20 National Team in a Fifa Under 20 World Cup qualifier on Saturday evening. Nigeria took a four - goal lead into the half - time break, thanks to goals from Chinaza Uchendu , Ojinma Amarachi, Yakubu Aminat and Adeboyejo.Uchendu opened the scoring in the...
Alex Iwobi Pleased To Score First Arsenal Goal
Published: July 25, 2015
Alex Iwobi was pleased to score his maiden goal for Arsenal in their 6 - 0 win against Lyon at the Emirates Cup on Saturday.Aside his 35th minute goal, the ex England youth international was lively throughout his duration on the pitch.“Happy to get my first goal for @Arsenal & also help the team to win 6-0 ag...
Siasia Wields Big Stick On Effiong As Sokari Beats Deadline
Published: July 25, 2015
Dream Team VI coach Samson Siasia wielded the big stick on Abia Warriors defender Ndifreke‎ Effiong for failing to report to camp before Friday’s deadline, stating he should forget about the invitation.The former Super Eagles striker has stressed that he doesn’t have too much time on his hands to prepar...