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.
Kelechi Iheanacho aims to continue goal scoring run
Kelechi Iheanacho wants to continue in his rich goal scoring form after netting yet again in the Leicester City’s 1-1 draw with Valencia on Wednesday, reports goal.com.
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…
Iheanacho, Ndidi, others arrive Uyo for Eagles, DR Congo duel
Yesterday’s arrival of Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi, Stephen Eze, Kenneth Omeruo, Ebuhehi Tyrone and Chidoze Awazrem, have increased the number of players in the Super Eagles base...
Aina can’t wait to face England’s Three Lions
Chelsea defender, Ola Aina believes the Super Eagles have a great squad despite several young players in their ranks, including Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi.
‘Iheanacho needs more minutes at Leicester’
Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he wants to see Kelechi Iheanacho given more game-time at Leicester City.Since leaving Manchester City for the Foxes, Iheanacho has endured a frustrating period with six goals coming from just eight starts and 13 substitute appearances in all competitions.
Kelechi Iheanacho aims higher after first premiership goal for Leicester
Saturday was a great day for Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho. Not only did the former most sought after youngster in world football score a rare goal for Leicester City, his all round game elicited applause from even the hard to please Paul Le Guen. And now, the Super Eagles’ forward wants to take it higher.…