14-year-old Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire makes Man United history

Nigerian-born 14-year-old Shola Shoretire has made Manchester United history by becoming the club’s youngest ever player to appear in an official UEFA youth league/cup game. Shoretire came off the bench in Man United U19’s 2-1 Uefa Youth Cup win over Valencia on Wednesday, also making him the youngest player to feature in the competition to date at […]

Ajax joins race to sign Super Eagles’ Victor Osimhen

Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam has joined the race to sign Super Eagles and Charleroi forward, Victor Osimhen according to ajax1.nl. The 19-year-old attacker is under contract with VfL Wolfsburg and is let this season to Charleroi, where he is currently on fire scoring 7 goals from 13 duels.   Charleroi, however, has an option to […]

NIGER 2019: CAF RELEASES DRAW PROCEDURE FOR TOTAL U-20 AFCON

The draw for the 21st edition of the Total U-20 AFCON Niger 2019 will take place on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at the Centre Technique de La Fenifoot, Niamey at 21H00 local time (20H00 GMT).   The qualified teams are host Niger, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa.   The final tournament will […]

Hostile Reception! Sunshine Fans unimpressed with Kabiru Dogo’s Appointment

Sunshine Stars have appointed Kabiru Dogo as Head Coach ahead of te 2018/19 season on a one-year contract, but the Coach who is without a major silverware has been handed the objective of steering the Owena waves to league glory. Last week the management of Sunshine Stars announced some sweeping changes including the sack of […]

Mikel Obi replies Critics over AFCON qualifiers Snub

Mikel Obi has not featured for Nigeria in any of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and has been left out of the forthcoming top of the table clash against South Africa in Johannesburg, but the 31-year-old says he remains committed to the team. Mikel is captain of the Eagles but since Nigeria’s ouster […]

Mikel ‘Not ready’ to play Super Eagles matches for now – Rohr admits

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has been forced to admit that his captain Mikel does not want to represent the Super Eagles for now. Mikel and fellow midfielder Ogenyi Onazi were two of the high profile absentees from Rohr’s latest squad for next month’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa, and a friendly against […]

Onazi aims dig at Eagles boss Rohr after AFCON qualifier snub

Super Eagles midfielder Eddy Onazi has aimed an obvious dig at his Coach Gernot Rohr after his exclusion from the Squad for next month’s AFCON qualifier against South Africa. Onazi who was on a superb form in his team’s 1-1 draw against Antalyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday said he will show his […]

Stephen Odey: My goals will open Super Eagles door for me

FC Zurich in form striker Stephen Odey, Says he’s hoping his new fine form will open the door into the Super Eagles for him in the future, having being left out of the team list released on Monday by Coach Gernot Rohr. The former MFM of Lagos forward was overlooked by the Super Eagles handlers […]

Hoffenheim defender Kevin Akpoguma ready to play for Nigeria

Hoffenheim defender Kevin Akpoguma revealed he will consider playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria If the German national team refuses to call him up. Akpoguma has been capped by  Germany in all Junior levels and the defender is waiting for an invitation to Joachim Low’s side.   ”The thing is that I was born […]

Ola Aina fired up for ‘difficult’ Napoli Serie A clash

Super Eagles and On-loan Chelsea defender Ola Aina wants to “leave the pitch with a win” against Napoli this weekend, even if it’s “a very difficult game”. The 21-year-old joined the Granata on loan from Chelsea in the summer and was officially presented today. “We have a very difficult game,” Aina said. “We know how […]