Chippa United Fans To Akpeyi: We Will Be Rooting For You, Nigeria At World Cup
Published: May 20, 2018
Chippa United fans took out time to bid Nigerian goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi farewell as he prepares to join the national team for the World Cup preparations next month.They have shown solidarity towards his proposed adventure with the Super Eagles, if the scenes at the Port Elizabeth International Airport on Sunday are ...
Nigeria 1 Guinea Bissau 0: Flying Eagles Through To Next Round Of AFCON Qualifiers
Published: May 20, 2018
Nigeria U20 side, the Flying Eagles sealed it place in the round 3 of the African Youth Championship qualifiers courtesy of a 1-0 win over their Guinea Bissau counterparts at the UJ Esuene Stadium on Sunday.Young forward Adamu Alhassan grabbed the goal from the penalty spot for hosts who sealed their place in the final...
Alex Iwobi Admits: It Wasn't Easy Picking Nigeria Over England
Published: May 20, 2018
Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has admitted that it was a difficult decision to commit his international future to Nigeria, where he was born, over England, where he was raised. The Hale End Academy graduate turned out for England's U16, U17 and U18 teams before he became cap-tied to the Super Eagles when he made his com...
GK Carl Ikeme Headlines Nigerian Players Retained By EPL New Boys Wolves
Published: May 20, 2018
Premier League new boys Wolverhampton Wanderers have published their retained list following the conclusion of the 2017-2018 season. Recuperating Nigeria international Carl Ikeme has been retained by the club along with Bright Enobakhare, former England U21 international Dominic Iorfa and United States U18 star Owe...
Germany Reward Hertha's Torunarigha For Snubbing Nigeria, To Train With Senior Team
Published: May 20, 2018
Hertha BSC's young defender Jordan Torunarigha has been rewarded with a call-up to Germany U20 team few weeks after he turned down the chance to represent Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup. Torunarigha was promoted to Germany U21 national team in November 2017 and made his debut for the side against Kosovo two m...
Victor Moses Reacts To Winning Third Major Trophy With Chelsea
Published: May 20, 2018
Victor Moses has taken to social media to react to winning his third major trophy with Chelsea. The Nigeria international put in a full shift as The Blues beat Manchester United 1-0 in the final of the Emirates FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday. Moses has banished the memories of losing in last year's final to Arsena...
Former Chelsea Star Crespo : We Hope Argentina Will Qualify For Last 16 Before Facing Nigeria
Published: May 19, 2018
Former Chelsea striker Hernán Crespo reckons that it will not be easy for Argentina when they face Nigeria at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. The former Argentina international knows the qualities of Nigeria teams as he was part of Argentina's Olympic Team that lost the Gold Medal match o...
Official: Ebuehi's First Words As A Benfica Player As Lisbon Giants Celebrate Transfer Coup
Published: May 19, 2018
Portuguese setup S.L. Benfica have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Tyronne Ebuehi from Dutch Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag on a five-year contract. With the right-back's contract with ADO Den Haag set to run out in June 2018, several European teams were interested in his signature and he has revealed t...
Lokomotiv Show Their Support For NFF As Musa Muhammed Is Released For Atlético Friendly
Published: May 19, 2018
PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv have shown their support for the Nigeria Football Federation after ex-Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles skipper Musa Muhammed was permitted to join the Super Eagles ahead of their upcoming friendly against Europa League winners Atlético de Madrid. The friendly is outside Fifa's window for inter...
Babayaro Features, Kanu & Taribo West Missing As Chelsea Concede Four Goals Vs Inter
Published: May 19, 2018
Former Nigeria international Celestine Babayaro was a half-time substitute as Chelsea Legends were beaten 4-1 by Inter Forever in a charity game staged at Stamford Bridge on Friday night. Petrescu, Lebouef, Desailly and Le Saux started in a four-man defense for The Blues, with the ex-Three Lions star deployed at lef...
Anderlecht Coach Vanhaezebrouck : It Is Not My Fault Rohr Dropped Onyekuru
Published: May 18, 2018
Anderlecht coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck has dismissed reports that suggested that he was to blame for Gernot Rohr's decision to axe Henry Onyekuru from Nigeria's preliminary World Cup roster. The Everton loanee resumed training in April but was not given a run-out in Anderlecht's matches in the Belgian First Division ...
Arsenal Young Star Kelechi Nwakali Delighted With Maiden Super Eagles Call-Up
Published: May 18, 2018
Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali is delighted to receive his first-ever invitation to the Nigerian national team for the upcoming friendly against La Liga outfit Atlético de Madrid, according to his intermediary Allwell Nwakali. The national team coaches believe Kelechi deserves to be in the squad after an outsta...
Examining How Nigeria's World Cup-Bound Strikers Have Fared This Season
Published: May 18, 2018
With most of the attackers named to Gernot Rohr's 30-man roster bound for the Russia World Cup competition, it is appositely necessary to evaluate what their performances had been like for their various clubsides during the course of the football season. With this piece, allnigeriasoccer.com would try to round up ho...
Chelsea's Abraham Among Four Players Of Nigerian Descent In England Squad For Toulon Tourney
Published: May 18, 2018
Two days after he was not selected for the Three Lions squad heading to the 2018 World Cup, Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham remains committed to his country of birth after accepting a call-up to England U21 team ahead of the Maurice Revello Tournament later this month. Abraham has been named in Aidy Boothroyd's 20-man...
Conte Remembers That Arsenal Game: Strange Final Because Moses Was Dismissed
Published: May 18, 2018
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has spoken about the final of the Emirates FA Cup between his side and Arsenal last season, and has inferred that the dismissal of Victor Moses had an impact on the game. The Nigeria international was first booked in the 57th minute for a foul on his former strike partner in the Young L...