Fit-Again Eagles Star Etebo Flies Into Lagos Sunday, In Squad Vs Girona
Published: May 18, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is set to be involved for Las Palmas when they take on Girona in the Spanish La Liga in their final game of the season on Saturday evening. The C.D. Feirense loanee is the only Nigerian player included in Las Palmas's 18-man squad for the...
Ex-Super Eagles Left Back Babayaro Named In Chelsea Squad To Face Inter Milan
Published: May 18, 2018
Former Nigeria international Celestine Babayaro is in line to wear Chelsea's shirt once again when the Legends squad face Inter Forever at Stamford Bridge on Friday night. The game is in memory of Ray Wilkins, ex-Chelsea midfielder who passed away at the age of 61 on 4 April 2018. Babayaro is amongst nine defend...
Can Messi Be Stopped? Leon Balogun Reveals Steps Super Eagles Will Take
Published: May 18, 2018
Mainz central defender Leon Balogun has revealed the steps the Super Eagles will take to prevent Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi from scoring when they face off with Argentina at the 2018 World Cup. The Argentina number ten has been directly involved in six goals (4 goals, 2 assists) in five appearances against the N...
Banking Giants UBS : Nigeria Africa's Hope But Have 0.3% Chance Of Winning World Cup
Published: May 17, 2018
Swiss investment bank UBS has predicted the likely winner of the 2018 World Cup based on a statistical model normally used to assess investment opportunities. World champions Germany are favorites, with a 24 percent chance of winning the World Cup, followed by Brazil 19.8 %, Spain 16.1 %, England 8.5 % and France 7...
Super Eagles Possible Starting Lineup At 2018 World Cup
Published: May 17, 2018
The wait for the Russia World Cup 2018 is almost over. After lots of media speculations and pre-competition trivia, the competition is set to flag off in earnest as 32 teams battle each other for supremacy in the biggest of the world's footballing event.Nigeria would take to the Kaliningrad Stadium in less than 30 days...
Nigeria Call Up Arsenal, Man City & Roma Loanees, 20 Others For Atletico Madrid Friendly
Published: May 17, 2018
The Nigerian Federation have invited 23 players for the Super Eagles friendly against La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Tuesday, May 22. Arsenal loanee Kelechi Nwakali has finally earned recognition after receiving a maiden call-up to Nigeria's senior team and will compete with...
Ex-Super Eagles Star Warns Rohr: It Will Be A Calamity To Play Three In Midfield At World Cup
Published: May 17, 2018
Former Nigeria international Emeka Ezeugo has warned coach Gernot Rohr not to consider playing a three-man midfield at the World Cup because the Super Eagles lack quality in that department. Rohr opted for a three-man midfield for most of the games during the World Cup qualifiers, with Leicester City's Wilfred Ndid...
Nigeria World Cup Star : Brown Ideye Should Have Been The 31st Name On Provisional Roster
Published: May 17, 2018
USA 1994 World Cup star Emeka Ezeugo is unhappy with the exclusion of Tianjin Teda striker Brown Ideye from Nigeria's 30-man provisional roster for the World Cup, and has criticized manager Gernot Rohr for not properly assessing him at the get-together which begins in Uyo next week. Ideye did everything possible to...
Nwankwo Kanu Hails Rohr Over Super Eagles Preliminary World Cup List
Published: May 17, 2018
Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has praised manager Gernot Rohr over the 30-man provisional World Cup roster released on Monday, May 14 and has tipped the Super Eagles to go far at the tournament in Russia. Bookmakers have predicted that Argentina and Croatia are the two teams that will qualify for the las...
Rohr Reveals Tactics To Be Used Against Argentina, Croatia At World Cup
Published: May 17, 2018
Gernot Rohr has revealed the tactics that he will use against Nigeria's Group D opponents Argentina, Croatia and Iceland at the World Cup and has reiterated that the current squad has no key player who can single-handedly determine the outcome of matches. The German has lavished praise on three former Nigeria intern...
Injury-Free Echiejile 'Cooling Off' In United States, Reports For International Duty Next Week
Published: May 17, 2018
Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile has dispelled fears that he is not in tip-top condition before he reports for international duty next week. The experienced left-back spent the second half of the 2017-2018 campaign on loan at Belgian outfit Cercle Brugge and has not played competitively since February 25. ''Th...
Chelsea's Nigerian Midfielder Disappointed Jack Wilshere Was Not Picked By England
Published: May 17, 2018
Shortly after England boss Gareth Southgate named his 23-man group for the World Cup, Chelsea midfielder of Nigerian descent Tariq Uwakwe took an exception to the exclusion of Jack Wilshere from the roster. The Arsenal midfielder has struggled with injuries over the last few seasons but still managed to rack up 38 ...
Eagles Official Gushes Over Midfield: Mikel Intelligent, Etebo Engine, Obi Energetic, Ogu Classy
Published: May 17, 2018
Super Eagles Media Officer Toyin Ibitoye is thrilled with the national team's options in midfield heading into the World Cup and has predicted that they will be a strong unit with Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi making solid progress in his recovery from a hamstring injury. Few can argue with his statement, with Rohr...
Balogun, Troost-Ekong, Abdullahi & Echiejile Responsible For Nigeria's World Cup Qualification
Published: May 16, 2018
Super Eagles Media Officer Toyin Ibitoye has posited that the Super Eagles defenders played the most important role in Nigeria's qualification for the 2018 World Cup. William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, Elderson Echiejile and Abdullahi Shehu were the preferred back four during the third round of the 2018 World Cup q...
Man City's Aguero, Four Argentina Stars Begin Training For World Cup
Published: May 16, 2018
One month to their World Cup opener against Iceland, Nigeria's World Cup rivals Argentina have started training at Ezeiza, Buenos Aires. According to reports in Argentina, including Ole, Sergio Agüero, Javier Mascherano, Manuel Lanzini, Eduardo Salvio and Nicolás Tagliafico were put through their paces by the nati...