Leon Balogun, Anthony Ujah suffer racial abuse in Germany
Mainz's Nigeria international Leon Balogun said he and another Nigerian footballer Anthony Ujah were victims of racist abuse in Saturday's 3-2 defeat at Hanover 96. Visitors Mainz threw away a two-goal lead as Hanover striker Niclas Fuellkrug scored a hat-trick before Balogun revealed the abuse. "Anthony Ujah and I were insulted by monkey noises from…
Best 10: Nigeria's top male footballers of 2017
From January to December, there’s been loads of football and outstanding Nigerian footballers all year long. In this list, we select ten of the best male Nigerian footballers from around the World. Victor Moses A big omission from the CAF African Player of the year final shortlists and missed out on the BBC African footballer…
Nigeria vs Zambia: Five Super Eagles players to watch out for
With Nigeria set for a showdown against the Chipolopolo of Zambia for a spot in the 2018 World Cup, we highlight five Nigerian players to look out for in the cracker at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.
We will do our talking on pitch, says Leon Balogun
Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun says the team would speak through their action inside the pitch in tomorrow’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia rather than engage in unnecessary bragging.
Eagles begin training, injury knocks Balogun out of South Africa game
The Super Eagles are ready to take on Corsica. Ordinarily, a game against the European team, which is not even affiliated to world football governing body, FIFA
Changing Lanes: Switching allegiance from country of birth to country of origin
It would appear it is this same path that Jordon Ibe desires to tread. The 20-year-old Bournemouth winger has reportedly indicated his interest in the Nigeria national team
Agbo replaces injured Balogun in Battle of Ndola
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday revealed that Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has replaced injured defender, Leon Balogun, with Uche Henry Agbo ...