Talented Hannover Striker Noah Bazee Back In Full Training
Published: April 11, 2017
Noah Bazee has resumed full training with Hannover ahead of their German 2. Bundesliga clash with Eintracht Braunschweig on Saturday.The Super Eagles hopeful had been on the sidelines since returning to Germany from London, where he attended a training camp with the Nigeria national team, but trained with the Hannover ...
Ndidi Returns To Leicester City Squad For Biggest Game In History Of The Club
Published: April 11, 2017
Super Eagles rising star Wilfred Ndidi is in contention to face Atletico de Madrid at Vicente Calderon on Wednesday in the Champions League. The central midfielder was given the day off when the Premier League champions tackled Everton in the Premier League on Sunday, April 9.On Tuesday morning, 24 Leicester City playe...
Chelsea Aina, Arsenal Akpom Poised To Make Nigeria Debut Against Burkina Faso On May 26
Published: April 11, 2017
Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom are in line to make their international debut for the Super Eagles when they tackle Burkina Faso in a friendly on May 26, according to Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr. The former England youth internationals trained with the Nigerian national team in March, took par...
Nigerian Central Defender Named To Major League Soccer Team Of The Week
Published: April 11, 2017
Ike Opara has been recognized for his outstanding performance in the latest round of games played in the American top-flight, with Major League Soccer naming him in their Team of the Week.Sporting Kansas City extended their unbeaten run with a 3-1 victory over Colorado Rapids at Children’s Mercy Park, and Opara w...
Promising Nigerian Attacker Fela Scores Against Favourite Opponents Liverpool
Published: April 11, 2017
Promising Nigerian frontman Olufela Olomola registered his name on the scorecard as Southampton were held to a 2-2 draw by Liverpool in a Premier League 2 clash at St Mary's on Monday night.The former Arsenal youth-teamer slammed home from inside the box on 69 minutes to double the Saints advantage, but two goals from ...
Rohr : Odey Has To Be Better Than Man City Striker Iheanacho Before Super Eagles Call-Up
Published: April 11, 2017
Gernot Rohr has explained why Mountain of Fire FC striker Stephen Odey cannot be integrated into the Super Eagles squad for now, ahead of the national team's first competitive fixture of 2017.The 19-year-old Odey is making good progress and his recent strike versus El-Kanemi was his 14th of the season, but he's not up ...
Monaco Loanee Echiejile Scores Against Spanish Opponents For Second Straight Season
Published: April 10, 2017
Monaco loanee Elderson Echiejile opened his goalscoring account for Sporting Gijon in their 3-1 loss to Real Sociedad on matchday 31 in the Spanish La Liga on Monday night.The Rojiblancos were three goals down but their Nigerian star pulled a goal back with with an impressive left footed shot from the center of the box...
Rohr Scouring Europe For Full Backs, Confirms Chelsea's Aina Has Opted To Represent Nigeria
Published: April 10, 2017
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is searching for tested fullbacks to bolster the Super Eagles squad ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifier versus South Africa and the double header against Cameroon in the World Cup qualifiers.The German ran the rule over ex-England U19 skipper Ola Aina last month at a training camp ...
Rohr: I Can't Allow Super Eagles Go For Holidays & Want Them To Beat South Africa
Published: April 10, 2017
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has explained the rationale behind the national team holding a get-together in Corsica, France ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifying match with South Africa.With most European Leagues set to end in the middle of May, the German has inferred that the players will be lacking match ...
Rohr Hints Odey Will Not Be Called Up For South Africa Game But CHAN Team
Published: April 10, 2017
Manager Gernot Rohr has strongly hinted that Nigerian Professional Football League hotshot Stephen Odey will not be called up to the Super Eagles squad for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in June.Rohr, who ran the rule over Odey on Sunday at the Agege Township Stadium, says he has several exci...
FCM Star Hassan Commits International Future To Denmark Ahead Of Nigeria, Passes Citizenship Test
Published: April 10, 2017
FC Midtjylland wing wizard Rilwan Hassan has committed his international future to Denmark ahead of his country of birth Nigeria. Born in Lagos 26 years ago, Hassan took and passed a Danish citizenship test back in November 2016, and is now waiting to be issued a passport, which will pave the way for him to represent t...
Alex Iwobi Will Miss Arsenal Premier League Game At Crystal Palace
Published: April 10, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi will definitely not feature for Arsenal when they take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League at Selhurst Park on Monday night, starting from 2000 hours. The Hale End Academy product has been named in the Gunners U23s starting XI for their Premier League 2 clash with Reading at Hogwood...
Chelsea Loanee Tammy Abraham Is A Penalty-Box Predator, Says Bristol City Boss
Published: April 10, 2017
Bristol City boss Lee Johnson has praised England U21 international Tammy Abraham after bagging a brace in his side's 3-1 win over Wolves in the Championship on Saturday.The Chelsea loanee took his tally to 24 goals for the season, and Johnson has suggested that he is a penalty-box predator as most of his goals have co...
Super Eagles Star Fires Brace, Picks Up Assist For Osmanlispor FK In 4-1 Win
Published: April 09, 2017
Osmanlispor FK put up a superb display in their 4-1 rout of Raheem Lawal's Kayserispor on match day 27 in the Turkish Super Lig on Sunday, April 9.Nigeria international Aminu Umar continues to impress following his return from injury, grabbing the headlines with a brace and assist for the capital side.The 22-year-old o...
Kayode In The Form Of His Life But Austria Vienna Suffer Third Loss In Eight Days
Published: April 09, 2017
Kayode Olanrewaju was on target on Saturday in the Austrian Bundesliga but his tenth league goal could not save Austria Vienna from losing to St. Polten in front of their own fans.The capital club are in crisis at the moment as that defeat against the relegation-threatened side was their third loss in a row in eight da...