Nigerian Striker Scores Against Italian Super Club Juventus In Serie A
Published: April 18, 2018
Nigerian striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo was the hero of the night on Wednesday as Crotone held Serie A leaders Juventus to a 1-1 draw at the Studio Ezio Scida.The former Gil Vicente player cancelled out Alex Sandro's goal in the 16th minute with a spectacular volley in the 65th minute.It was a game in which Juve coach...
Nigerian Duo Joel Obi & Simeon Nwankwo To Trade Blows On April 4
Published: March 09, 2018
Following the death of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori, six of the seven Serie A Week 27 games that were postponed by the Italian Football Federation last weekend in his honour have been rescheduled meaning the face-off between the Nigerian duo of Joel Obi and Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo would have to wait.Obi's Torino ar...
Roma Nigerian Right Back Ordered To Stop All Sporting Activity For 30 Days
Published: March 07, 2018
Nigerian right back Nura Abdullahi faces at least one month on the sidelines due to heart problems, the defender's parent club Roma have officially informed.Abdullahi, who has been loaned to Serie B outfit Perugia until the end of next season, has been ordered to take a rest by club medics for precautionary purposes an...
Jerry Mbakogu Scores, Provides Assist In Carpi Win Vs Spezia
Published: January 27, 2018
Nigerian striker, Jerry Mbakogu inspired Carpi to a 2-1 victory against Spezia in the Italian Series B on Saturday afternoon.The 25-year old striker who had been in awe-inspiring form for the Biancorossi in the second tier scored his sixth goal of the league season while laying on the match winner for his teammate late...
Roma Left Back Set To Reject Liverpool For Chelsea
Published: January 19, 2018
Premier League champions Chelsea have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of Roma left back Emerson Palmieri, with the Italian's agent revealing that his client wants to work with manager Antonio Conte.Due to an anterior knee ligament injury in a match against Genoa last April, his progress has slowed down but th...
Chelsea And Man Utd Dealt Major Blow As Transfer Target Signs New Contract
Published: November 18, 2017
Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Fiorentina wonderkid Federico Chiesa as the winger may snub a move to England after penning a new contract.The Viola have announced on their official website that Chiesa has penned a one-year contract extension, tying him to ...
Orji Okonkwo Becomes Sixth Youngest Nigerian Teenager To Score In Italian Serie A (Full List)
Published: September 24, 2017
Flying Eagles striker Orji Okonkwo netted his maiden professional goal as Bologna beat Sassuolo 1-0 at Stadio Città del Tricolore, Reggio Emilia on game week six in the Italian Serie A on Sunday.Okonkwo subbed in after 86 minutes and spent only three minutes on the turf before netting the winner for The Red and Blues,...
Joel Obi Substituted After Ten Minutes Due To Injury
Published: September 10, 2017
Super Eagles attacking midfielder Joel Obi faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in the Serie A clash between Torino and Benevento on Sunday. The former Inter Milan wonderkid had to be replaced by Ghana international Afriyie Acquah in the tenth minute after signalling to the bench to be substituted....
(Photo Confirmation) Chelsea Loan Out First Colombian Player To Join The Club
Published: September 06, 2017
Through official channels, Mexican Ascenso MX club Tampico Madero have announced the signing of Colombia youth international Joao Rodríguez on a season-long loan from Premier League champions Chelsea.The Mexican second-tier club were able to complete the transfer of Joao Rodríguez before the transfer window closed fo...
Super Eagles Midfielder Obi Set For Spell On The Sidelines
Published: March 29, 2017
Nigeria international Joel Obi could be set for another spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury during training with the Torino first team on Tuesday.Though Torino medics have not determined the extent of his latest injury, it has been speculated that the attacking midfielder has suffered a recurrence of the ...
Super Eagles Star On The Road To Recovery From Hamstring Injury
Published: March 11, 2017
Italian Serie A club Torino continued their preparations for Monday’s league match with Lazio .Nigeria international Joel Obi was one of the two players that did not participate in full training under the guidance of manager Siniša MihajloviÄ.Instead, the attacking midfielder underwent specific recovery ...
Flying Eagles Star Battling To Be Fit For Biggest Game Of Career Vs AC Milan
Published: February 07, 2017
Bologna striker Orji Okonkwo is in a race against time to be fit for Wednesday evening’s Serie A clash against AC Milan.Ahead of that fixture at  Stadio Renato Dall’Ara, the Nigeria U20 international did not participate in full training on Monday, and was involved in an individual session instead. Okon...
Top Ten Youngest Nigerians To Debut In The Italian Serie A : Martins 4th, Sadiq 9th
Published: 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 Debut
Published: 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 Knife
Published: 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...