Why African players are dominating European leagues
Sadio Mane scored from close range after 17 minutes and again after 81 to join Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the Premier League’s top scorer on 22 goals.
Ndidi, Iheanacho nominated for Leicester City best players awards
Nigerian Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been nominated for Leicester City’s Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season awards respectively. Ndidi and Iheanacho’s were named amongst nominees for both categories of the awards released on Leicester City’s official website on Friday. Ndidi had won the young player…
Rohr drops Iheanacho, picks Ozornwafor, 22 others for Seychelles, Egypt matches
Kelechi Iheanacho has paid the price for his poor form at Leicester City with his omission in the Super Eagles’ squad for the forthcoming African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles and the international friendly against Egypt this month.
Mikel missing as NFF lists players for Seychelles, Egypt game
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has again overlooked skipper John Obi Mikel for forthcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt. The Super Eagles welcome Seychelles to the southeastern city of Asaba on March 22 in a final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and four days later they take on Egypt in a friendly at the same…
Playing for Super Eagles a dream come true, says Chukwueze
Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze has described his international debut for Nigeria as the completion of a “dream year.” The 19-year-old’s skill and impressive left foot caught the eye after starting for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s 0-0 friendly draw against Uganda in Asaba. Chukwueze is enjoying a breakthrough season, scoring in both the League and…
Afelokhai, Onyekuru, Iheanacho are early birds as Eagles begin training today
Officials of the Super Eagles were pleasantly surprised yesterday when the bulk of the players invited for this weekend’s Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa arrived the team’s camp ahead of today’s opening training session.
Kelechi Iheanacho’s brace takes Leicester City past Lille
Kelechi Iheanacho scored the two goals that propelled Leicester City to a 2-1 win over Lille on yesterday evening.The 21-year-old continued his outstanding display for Claude Puel’s men at Stade Pierre-Mauroy, scoring his third and fourth pre-season goal against the Great Danes.
Leicester back Iheanacho, Musa, Ndidi, Schmeichel for World Cup success
Premier League club Leicester City have backed four of their players, Super Eagles trio Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Danish goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel ahead of their group openers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will take on Croatia in their first group game in Group D on Saturday,…
Mikel, Ighalo help team win mini tournament as Eagles hit Kaliningrad
The Super Eagles held their final training session yesterday morning, before flying out to Kaliningrad, venue of their World Cup opener against Croatia. According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the training session started at 1015 hours; fans and journalists were allowed to feast their eyes on the Super Eagles players for the first fifteen…