Nigeria's Best Paid Sportsman Scores, Wins Penalty For Changchun Yatai
Published: July 09, 2017
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo was on target in Changchun Yatai's impressive 4-2 win over Shanghai SIPG FC at the Development Area Stadium on Sunday.The former Watford star made it 4-1 in the 58th minute when he slotted home after he was put through on goal by Huszti.His strike against Shanghai SIPG FC took his tal...
No Going Back : Chelsea Number One Target Completes Manchester United Medical
Published: July 09, 2017
There's no going back regarding the imminent transfer of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, with the Belgium international undergoing a medical in Los Angeles on Saturday.The Everton star man has completed a routine medical and has posted pictures on Instagram to back up his claims.Before agreeing terms with Mancheste...
Friendlies Wrap: Olayinka Nets Hat-Trick; Osimhen, Ryan Sanusi, Aluko Score One Goal Each
Published: July 09, 2017
Catch up on the players of Nigerian descent that found the back of the net for their respective teams in pre-season friendlies on Saturday, July 8.German Bundesliga side VFL Wolfsburg notched up an impressive 8-0 win over Veltins-Selection. Nigeria international Victor Osimhen scored their last goal when he headed home...
Chelsea Young Star Aina : Replacing Victor Moses Was Highlight Of My Season
Published: July 08, 2017
Interviewed by the official website of Chelsea as part of its review of last season, former England U19 skipper Ola Aina has acknowledged that making his Premier League debut was the highlight of his season.The Super Eagles hopeful finally made his Premier League bow when he replaced compatriot Victor Moses in the 82 m...
Most Capped Player Of Nigerian Descent In History Dieke Earns 120th Cap For Scotland
Published: July 08, 2017
Vittsjö GIK defender Ifeoma Dieke earned her 120th international cap in Scotland's 1-0 win over Republic of Ireland in a friendly at Stark's Park, Kirkaldy on Friday night.Born in Massachusetts, United States 36 years ago, she was eligible to turn out for her country of birth, Nigeria and Scotland before committing he...
Magical Super Eagles Invitee Bags Brace For Sunderland In Friendly
Published: July 08, 2017
Sunderland began their pre-season games with a 3-2 win over Bury at Gigg Lane on Friday evening, with former Super Eagles invitee Josh Maja finding the net twice.Sunderland manager Simon Grayson made several changes before the start of the second half, including bringing on the18-year-old Nigerian striker, who had trai...
Ex-Arsenal Striker Kanu : We Were Under Pressure To Win The World Cup
Published: July 07, 2017
Speaking ahead of the Fifa U17 World Cup draw, former Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu has admitted that the Golden Eaglets were under pressure to win the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted by Japan.Kanu became a hot commodity after the tournament in Japan after his five goals, including a hat-trick against Canada, helped Nigeri...
Selbol Scoops USL Goal Of The Week, Challenges Ex-Chelsea Star For Goal Of The Month
Published: July 07, 2017
The United Soccer League announced on Thursday that former Nigeria U23 invitee Nansel Selbol has scooped the Goal of the Week award for Week 15 of the 2017 season.The Swope Park Rangers midfielder's game-winning goal against LA Galaxy II shortly after his introduction as a substitute in the second half was the most eye...
Wolves Nigerian Goalkeeper Ikeme Diagnosed With Acute Leukaemia
Published: July 06, 2017
Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia, EFL Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers have announced on their official webpage.During the mandatory pre-season testing, it was discovered that the Nigerian netminder returned some abnormal blood tests and additional tests revealed he is...
Chelsea Wonderkid Mola : I'm Not Eligible To Represent Nigeria But Congo
Published: July 06, 2017
Chelsea wonderkid Clinton Mola, who recently penned a new deal with the Stamford Bridge outfit, has cleared the air regarding the nations he is eligible to represent at international level.Earlier reports, picked by allnigeriasoccer.com, had claimed that the central defender qualified to turn out for Nigeria apart from...
Everton Agree To Sell Chelsea Target To Manchester United For N34 Billion
Published: July 06, 2017
Everton have agreed a 75 million pounds (approximately N34 billion) deal to sell their top star Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United, according to reports.The BBC writes on its website that the move for Lukaku is not connected to talks aimed at taking England striker Wayne Rooney to Everton.If the transfer materializes, ...
Ex-Dream Team VI Invitee Adarabioyo On Target For NAC Breda In 8-0 Rout
Published: July 06, 2017
Former Dream Team VI invitee Fisayo Adarabioyo was on target for newly-promoted Eredivisie club NAC Breda in their 8-0 hammering of SAB in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday, July 5.The ex-Manchester City youth-teamer opened the floodgates in the ninth minute when he scored with a stunning volley following a cross from...
Updated Fifa Ranking: Super Eagles 39th In The World, Drop Out Of Africa Top Five
Published: July 06, 2017
Football governing body, Fifa, on Thursday morning published its latest ranking of National Teams. Compared to their position the previous month, the Super Eagles have dropped one place, and now occupy the 39th position, while they are sixth in the continental ranking.During the period under review, the national team...
(Photo) Emenike Lands In Athens To Complete Olympiakos Move, To Earn N910M Per Season
Published: July 04, 2017
Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike has arrived in the Greek capital Athens ahead of his transfer to Super League champions Olympiakos.A flight from Constantinople arrived in Athens shortly after 0830 hours local time on Tuesday.The Reds have reached an agreement with Fenerbahce over the transfer of the strik...
Super Eagles Striker Gbolahan Salami Banned For Six Matches In Finland
Published: July 03, 2017
Gbolahan Salami has been banned for six games by the Football Association of Finland Disciplinary Committee following the incident that occurred in the league game between KuPS and Mariehamn on June 4.The Nigeria national-teamer protested vehemently against a disallowed goal by referee Jani Laaksonen, and this earned h...