Top Ten Youngest Nigerians To Debut In The Italian Serie A : Martins 4th, Sadiq 9thPublished: December 23, 2016
After Genoa striker Pietro Pellegri equaled the all-time record set by Amedeo Amadei as the youngest player in the Serie A, allnigeriasoccer.com’s statistician has compiled a list of the ten youngest players of Nigeria descent to debut in the Italian top-flight. Italy international Stefano Okaka is the youngest p...
Nigeria U20 Star Okonkwo In Line To Make Coppa Italia DebutPublished: December 01, 2016
Nigeria U20 international Orji Okonkwo is in line to make his Coppa Italia debut on Thursday night when Bologna face off against Verona at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara in the fourth round.The former Golden Eaglets star has been listed among the forwards by coach Roberto Donadoni alongside Destro, Di Francesco, Floccari...
Dream Team VI Star Sadiq Umar To Go Under The KnifePublished: November 26, 2016
Nigeria U23 international Sadiq Umar is set to undergo surgery on his left ankle.An examination on the 19-year-old striker by Bologna medical staff showed a small detachment of the medial malleolus, caused by a blunt-sprain suffered during the last training conducted in Trigoria.Umar, who is on loan from Roma, is sched...
Torino Midfielder Joel Obi Suffers Suspected Hamstring InjuryPublished: September 26, 2016
Nigeria international Joel Obi is facing a spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury in the first half of the Serie A clash between Torino and AS Roma on Sunday. Tuttosport has suggested that the attacking midfielder sustained a hamstring injury and could spend up to three weeks on the sidelines due to the ailme...
Joel Obi Picks Up Injury During Pre-match Warm-UpPublished: April 24, 2016
Joel Obi sustained an injury during the pre-match warm-up before the start of Sunday’s Serie A clash between Torino and Sassuolo at the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino.The Nigeria international had to be replaced by Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah in the starting line-up of The Maroons.The status of the former Inte...
Jerry Mbakogu Scores Maiden Serie A Goal; Nwankwo & Ogungbe Help Clubs Record WinsPublished: January 17, 2016
Jerry Mbakogu scored his first - ever goal in the Serie A on Sunday as Carpi defeated Sampdoria 2 - 1 at the Stadio Alberto Braglia.The Lagos - born forward had been tipped to take the Serie A by storm in his debut season but injuries have curtailed his appearances, with the game against the Blucerchiati only his seven...
Roma Coach Delighted With New Nwankwo Kanu, Sadiq UmarPublished: January 10, 2016
Roma’s new kid on the block Sadiq Umar ended his scoring streak in the capital side’s 1 - 1 draw with AC Milan in the Serie A on Saturday. The 18 - year - old Umar has somehow forced his way into Roma’s first - team in recent games, with manager Rudi Garcia handing him his second consecutive start in ...
Roma Rising Star Sadiq Umar Scores For Second Game In A RowPublished: January 06, 2016
Sadiq Umar, dubbed the New Nwankwo Kanu, scored for the second straight game in the Roma’s 3 - 3 draw with Chievo Verona in the Serie A on Wednesday afternoon.On 7 minutes, the lanky forward gave the visitors the lead and his team doubled their advantage eight minutes before the intermission through Florenz...
Torino Midfielder Joel Obi Undergoing Individual TrainingPublished: December 30, 2015
Torino coach Giampiero Ventura is sweating on the fitness of Joel Obi ahead of the meeting with Napoli in a week’s time.Ahead of the week 18 tie at the Stadio San Paolo , The Maroons held a training session on Tuesday but the Nigeria international did not practice with the rest of the squad.Instead, Joel Obi , wh...
Joel Obi On The Road To RecoveryPublished: December 11, 2015
Joel Obi , 24, will not be in action on Saturday in the Serie A tie between his club Torino and Sassuolo.Ahead of the clash at the Stadio Città del Tricolore, Torino manager Giampiero Ventura has announced a 20 - man squad for the trip to Reggio Emilia without including the Nigeria international.The attacking mi...
Eddy Onazi Wishes Lazio Teammates All The BestPublished: November 26, 2015
Eddy Onazi has wished his Lazio teammates all the best ahead of their Europa League clash against FK Dnipro at Stadio Olimpico, Rome. The central midfielder is unavailable for selection as he is recovering from a first-degree adductor injury , which he picked up while on international duty with the Super Eagles nine da...
Eddy Onazi Poised To Make 23rd Europa League AppearancePublished: November 05, 2015
Based on Lazio’s last training session before the trip to Norway, where they tackle Rosenborg in the Europa League, everything indicates that Nigeria international Eddy Onazi will start against the Tippeligaen champions on Thursday night.And if that is the case, it would be the central midfielder’s 23rd app...
Injured Jerry Mbakogu Out Of Frosinone GamePublished: October 27, 2015
Jerry Mbakogu will sit out Carpi’s tie with Frosinone in the Serie A on Wednesday night on account of injury, the manager of the Biancorossi, Giuseppe Sannino , has revealed ahead of the game at the Stadio Comunale Matusa.Mbakogu had been expected to take the Serie A by storm this season after scoring 15 goals la...
Eddy Onazi Pleased With Lazio Win In Europa LeaguePublished: October 23, 2015
Eddy Onazi was delighted that Lazio managed to grind out a win against Rosenborg despite playing with ten men for the last 85 minutes following the straight red card issued to Mauricio.The Super Eagles combative midfielder, who was scarified five minutes after the dismissal of the Brazilian, has set his sights on Sunda...
Eddy Onazi Fails To Impress For LazioPublished: October 18, 2015
Eddy Onazi had one of his worst games in a Lazio jersey, so much so that he had to replaced before the start of the second half in the Biancocelesti’s 2 - loss to Sassuolo on Sunday.Of the 13 Lazio players rated, the Nigeria international was awarded the lowest marks, 4.5 out of a possible 10.The editors of Tutto...
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