Obi Mikel Admits Super Eagles Were Lucky Vs Zambia, Praises Iwobi
Published: October 07, 2017
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has admitted that the Super Eagles were lucky to beat Zambia in Saturday's World Cup qualifier at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, and praised Iwobi for grabbing the winner. The Copper Bullets were 16 minutes from holding the three-time African champions to a draw but Ars...
Chelsea Hail Moses : He Created Nigeria's Best Chance First Half & Played A Part In Goal
Published: October 07, 2017
In their review of the World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia on Saturday evening, Premier League champions Chelsea reserved special praise for their number 15 Victor Moses, noting that he was involved in most of the Super Eagles attacking moves.At the tail end of the game, Moses came close to scoring his fourt...
Nigeria 1 Zambia 0 Player Ratings : Shehu The Best, Moses & Iwobi Star
Published: October 07, 2017
Nigeria needed a late goal from Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi to earn a 1-0 win over Zambia in their penultimate game of the World Cup qualifiers. But how did the Super Eagles actually rate?Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule over the performance of the Super Eagles on a memorable evening.The StartersIkechukwu Ezenwa 6/10T...
Nigeria 1 Zambia 0 : Super-Sub Iwobi Nets Winner, Aina Debuts As Super Eagles Reach World Cup
Published: October 07, 2017
Alex Iwobi's goal guaranteed Nigeria's place at the 2018 World Cup, the Arsenal attacking midfielder earning a 1-0 home win against Zambia on Saturday.The Super Eagles entered the match knowing that victory would secure their spot at next summer's tournament in Russia.A second half effort from substitute Iwobi saw ...
Half-Time Report Nigeria 0 Zambia 0 : Mikel, Ighalo & Simon Miss Chances, Zambia's Goal Disallowed
Published: October 07, 2017
Nigeria and Zambia are yet find the back of the net in a crucial World Cup qualifier on Saturday.The first half ended 0-0 at the ultra modern Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.Odion Ighalo, Mikel and Moses Simon were guilty of missing chances in the few openings of the first half.Zambia had a goal ruled out for offside, ...
U20 World Cup Star Sakala Returns, Sunzu Starts As Zambia Name Starting XI Vs Nigeria
Published: October 07, 2017
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda has named his starting eleven to face Nigeria in a crucial World Cup qualifier on Saturday evening in Uyo, with Spartak Moscow sensation Fashion Sakala returning to the line-up. The 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup star was absent when the Copper Bullets beat Algeria 1-0 on September 5 because he...
(Photo)Zambia Fans Land In Uyo & What They Said On Arrival
Published: October 07, 2017
Zambia supporters have landed in Uyo to cheer their national team, the Copper Bullets, in potentially the most lucrative game in their history, a World Cup qualifier against Nigeria at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Saturday evening. RwandAir, the official carrier airline of Rwanda, that brought the appro...
Moses & Mikel Start, Iwobi & Aina Bench As Nigeria Anounce Starting Line-Up Vs Zambia
Published: October 07, 2017
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has announced his starting line-up for Saturday evening's vital World Cup qualifier against Zambia at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, starting from 1700 hours.Rohr had already decided two days ago to start FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa ahead of Chippa United's Dani...
Proud Father Who Convinced Aina To Represent Nigeria In Uyo To Watch Son Debut
Published: October 07, 2017
Olufemi Aina will be among the spectators when the Super Eagles trade tackles with Zambia in a crucial World Cup qualifier on Saturday evening. Apart from being in the Akwa Ibom State capital to cheer the Super Eagles to their fourth victory in the World Cup qualifiers, Mr Aina has an important mission, which is to ...
Troost-Ekong : The Ball Is In Our Court To Book World Cup Ticket
Published: October 07, 2017
In what should be his last official words before stepping out on to the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium pitch on Saturday evening to face Zambia, William Troost-Ekong is backing the Super Eagles to qualify for the World Cup with one game to spare. If the four training sessions are anything to go by, the Bursa...
Chelsea Dazzler Victor Moses Aiming To Score Against Seventh Country
Published: October 07, 2017
Victor Moses has been in fine form as of late, and will be hoping to take his tally in the World Cup qualifiers to at least four goals when the Super Eagles face off with Zambia in a World Cup qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. The Copper Bullets technical crew will have to draw up a plan to stop the Chelsea...
Mweene & Daka Fit To Start Vs Nigeria, Charter Flight Lands In Uyo 10 AM With 250 Fans
Published: October 07, 2017
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that skipper of the Copper Bullets, Kennedy Mweene, and FC Liefering wonderkid Patson Daka are set to be named in the match day squad to face Nigeria this evening, amid speculations in the local media that they are nursing injuries. This website did some digging and can reveal...
Super Eagles Final Workout: Team A & B Line-Ups, Shooting Practice, Train At Main Bowl
Published: October 07, 2017
On Friday evening, the Super Eagles held their final training session before stepping out onto the pitch for Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Zambia, in which they can qualify for football's showpiece tournament with a victory. For the first fifteen minutes, members of the press were allowed to watch the sessi...
Onomah, Abraham & Solanke Score And Combine In England Win Vs Scotland
Published: October 06, 2017
Three players of Nigerian descent on the radar of the Nigeria Football Federation were on target for England U21s as they beat Scotland 3-1 in a UEFA European U21 Championship at the Riverside Stadium on Friday night. Tottenham Hotspur loanee Josh Onomah, Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke and Chelsea loanee Tammy Ab...
U17 World Cup: Akinola Comes Close To Scoring A Beauty For USA In Win Vs India
Published: October 06, 2017
Toronto FC striker Ayomide Akinola helped the United States to register a comfortable 3-0 win over hosts India in their opening game of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Though the Golden Eaglets will not be defending the trophy in India, there's still Nigerian interest with Tottenham Hotspur defender Timothy Eyoma and ...