Former Super Eagles Forward reveals, ‘We saved Sunday Faleye from Going Astray’

Former Nigerian forward Jonathan Akpoborie has revealed he helped saved young Super Eagles prospect Sunday Faleye from “going astray”, in the latter’s formative years. Akpoborie told www.brila.net that Faleye, who was discovered in an amateur competition, showed potential.   “However, he’s was young and didn’t have the support structure to help him financially,” Akpoborie said. […]

Super Eagles defender scores in DFB-Pokal decider for Paderborn

Jamilu Collins came off the bench to score in Paderborn’s 4-3 shoot-out victory over amateur side SV Rödinghausen in a DFB-Pokal first round match on Sunday. An 111th minute substitute, Collins, who returned from international duty with Nigeria, returned to his first competitive game with the newly promoted Bundesliga side.   The left-back was introduced […]

Rohr Reveals Plan To Bring Ighalo Back To The Super Eagles

Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr has made it clear that he will try to lure striker Odion Ighalo back to the national team from retirement. Ighalo decided to call it quit with the national after the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt and Rohr believed his retirement will create a big vacuum in […]

Rohr Hails Iheanacho’s New Found Form

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has said that the omission of Kelechi Iheanacho from the Eagles squad to the 2019 AFCON has helped him return to form quickly. Iheanacho was dropped from the Nigerian squad to 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt, following his unimpressive season with Leicester City last season.   Iheanacho has […]

KANU backs ‘young’ Super Eagles squad to bring back the glory days

Former Super Eagles Captain Nwankwo Kanu has backed the youthful Super Eagles squad led by Franco-German Tactician Gernot Rohr to bring back the glory days to the National team. Speaking with brila.net, Kanu noted that the team is currently undergoing a form of a rebuild and with time the team will be back with the […]

At 30 – Ezenwa says he’s not in hurry to play abroad

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa said that he is not in hurry to sign for another club after his contract with Nigeria Professional Football league side Katsina United expired. Ezenwa who was the Super Eagles second choice to the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt, added that he will only join a club where […]

Osaze Odemwingie announces retirement from football

Former Super Eagles striker Peter Odemwingie has announced his retirement from football at the UEFA’s Equal Game conference at Wembley on Wednesday. On his retirement, Odemwingie said: “It’s an emotional day, so many memories go through your head.   “I didn’t know how to do it or where to do it, but I think this […]

Nigeria’s 2019 busy football engagement result of better technical planning – Bewerang

Technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation Bitrus Bewerang has stated that Nigeria’s busy schedule and participation in virtually every football tournaments is as a result of better technical planning which stems from the NFF’s resolve to get things right this time.  Bewerang told www.brila.net in a chat that the qualification of all national teams and participation […]

Nwakali reveals how ‘Love’ helped him settle in easily at Porto

Nigerian midfielder, U23 vice-captain, and FC Porto II player, Kelechi Nwakali has revealed that the love shown to him by both the technical crew as well as his teammates has helped him to settle down well with the club. Nwakali has so far recorded 16 appearances this season for the second tier side in Portugal. […]

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 […]