Super Eagles striker Kayode Olanrewaju took his goals tally to double figures, having scored his 10th goal of the season in Sivaspor's 2-1 win over Fenerbahce.The 28-year-old, who joined Turkish side Sivasspor on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk in September 2020 - tapped in the opener from close range.
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed his love for Flavour Nabania's Most High.The former Manchester City striker also shed light on playing for the Super Eagles, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualification, FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and other things.In an interview with Ademetan Abayomi, the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup winner stated the secret of his new found form.
Edouard Mendy is a Senegalese goalkeeper that plays for English club Chelsea in the English premier league and also for the Senegalese Nation team.Edouard Mendy signed for Chelsea from French Club Stadde Rennes in last summer transfer window for a fee around £22m, and since his move to West London he has been impressive for the blues keeping many cleans sheets for them already.
Like the previous qualifiers, Nigeria almost got to the last hurdle but crumbled to Cameroon in a group that also involved Gabon and Angola.In the beginning, there were 26 entries struggling for two available African slots at the Italia 1990 World Cup.Nigeria along with seven others received bye and advanced into the second round of the qualifying series.
Rumour is rife that Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr is considering recalling Al Shabab striker Odion Ighalo to the senior national side.It will be recalled that Odion retired from international football after emerging as top scorer of Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Ighalo's record for the Super Eagles is decent with 16 goals in 35 matches.
Some top African pundits are not happy that the Super Falcons will face the Black Queens of Ghana in the first round of the 2022 African Women Championship (AWCON) qualifiers.Some feel it's too early in the qualifiers for two of the best teams in Africa to lock horns as the repercussion is that one of Nigeria and Ghana won't be at the next African Women Nations Cup.
Austin Jay Jay Okocha at his prime was arguably one of the best players in the world at that time.The Nigerian superstar is the complete package when it comes to football, he can dribble past any opponent, he can deliver defense splitting passes, he can shoot really well, he can do it all.
Super Eagles invitee Michael Olise has ended the season on a high, amid interest from several top clubs in Europe.The 19-year-old midfielder had earlier been named this season's EFL Young Player of the Season, following a brilliant campaign for Reading.Few hours after he was presented with the award at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday, Olise produced a Man of the Match performance as Reading were held to a 2-2 draw by Huddersfield.
Nigeria striker Terem Moffi could end his first-ever season in France with two awards despite missing out on the Marc-Vivien Foe Awards.Moffi, who was little-known when he joined Lorient from Belgian club KV Kortrijk for a record €8m in the summer has been in terrific form this season The 21-year-old has notched 14 league goals in 23 starts for Lorient and has broken a couple of records along the way.
Victor Osimhem continues from where the duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Paul Onuachu left off on Friday with both players scoring for their club's sides respectively.The Super Eagles number one striker scored a brace on Saturday early kick-off in Italy as Napoli defeated Spezia by 4-1 to take his season tally to 10.
12.Edith Olumide Alumeida Agoye Edith Olumide Alumeida Agoye (born 19 January 1976) is a Nigerian retired footballerwho last played for Shooting Stars SC and played for Nigeria once.11.Abiodun Agunbiade Abiodun Agunbiade (born 2 January 1983) is a Nigerian former football player.
Below are throwback photos of Victor Osimhen, Kanu Nwankwo, Jay Jay Okocha, Christian Obodo, Joseph Yobo and John Ogu dancing.5.Christian Obodo - Nigeria The 2006 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was a great one for Christian Obodo as he dazzled for Nigeria.
1:Linda Motlhalo (South Africa) Linda Maserame Motlhalo (born 1 July 1998) is a South African football midfielder.She plays for Djurgardens IF in the Sweden and the South Africa women's national football team.She is also known as the 'Randfontein Ronaldinho'.
Fans of Beautiful Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi are leaving no stones unturned to make sure she has a lovely birthday experience.The 37-year-old, who recently joined Belarusian club Minsk on a free transfer praised herself as she celebrated her birthday.Beauty Queen Adaeze Yobo, wife of former Super Eagles defender Joseph Yobo was one of those that congratulated Onome after the post.
According to the report from Belgium Publication Voetbal Belgie via the Sun, which was quoted by Goal, Super Eagles of Nigeria most In-form striker Paul Ebere Onuachu is eyeing a move to English Premier League giants Arsenal football club, in the summer transfer window from Belgian Pro League giants KRC Genk.
Former Super Eagles winger, Tijani Babangida has rated France based Moses Simon as the best winger in the Nigeria National team at the moment.Babangide who played for Nigeria and made name at Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam was full of praises for the Kaduna born singer after seeing his assist for Ligue1 side Nantes in their 3-0 win against Bordeaux in the French top-flight league.
1:Younès Belhanda Younès Belhanda ( born 25 February 1990) is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Galatasaray and for theMorocco national football team.2:Maduka (Nigeria) Maduka Emilio Okoye (born 28 August 1999) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Sparta Rotterdam in the Eredivisie and the Nigeria national team.
If you have been following African football for the past fifteen years, I'm sure you would remember when Egypt dominated at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.They achieved an incredible feat, winning the AFCON three consecutive times- in 2006, 2008 and 2010.
Nigeria is set to the host the first edition of the Aisha Buhari Six Nation Women Football Tournament.This was contained in a press release by the media department of the Nigerian Women's Football League.This is a direct effect of Amaju Pinnick's election into the FIFA Council as Africa's representative The six-nation tournament will see six top African football playing Nations participate in the tournament which will be held in Lagos and the tournament is scheduled for September 2021.
At this stage, it’s hard to know who will be in the running for the Super Eagles job if it's vacant.We have compiled a list of 9 candidates whose names could be in the hat to become the next Nigeria boss if Gernot Rohr is sacked.