Nottingham Forest striker, Taiwo Awoniyi will not take part in the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after undergoing surgery on a niggling groin injury. Awoniyi had suffered the injury earlier during the 2023/24 Premier League season but he aggravated it playing for Nigeria against Lesotho in the 2026 World Cup qualifier. The 26-year-old thereafter…
Nottingham Forest forward Taiwo Awoniyi has been forced to return to his club after he suffered a groin injury playing for Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier.
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Contrary to fears in the Super Eagles’ camp that the trio of Victor Osimhen, Taiwo Awoniyi and Samuel Chukwueze would not be ready for Nigeria’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe, reports in the players’ different clubs indicate that the forwards have returned earlier than expected. Osimhen, who plays for Italy’s Napoli,…
Cardiff City defender Jamilu Collins has joined the Nottingham Forest duo of Taiwo Awoniyi and Ola Aina in pulling out of the Super Eagles' friendly matches in October. The Super Eagles confirmed on X (formerly Twitter) on Monday that Collins has been replaced by Chidozie Awaziem of Boavista for the games against Saudi Arabia and…
Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi has won Nottingham Forest’s Player and Goal of the Month awards for August. In the announcement made on Forest’s website, Awoniyi got 83% of the votes for the Player of the Month award and 38% for Goal of the Month. Awoniyi scored three goals and has an assist in four Premier…
The Daily Mirror of London has reported that Chelsea tried to sign the Nottingham Forest attacker, Taiwo Awoniyi, towards the end of the summer transfer window.
Nigeria and Nottingham Forest striker Taiwo Awoniyi has been nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award for August. Awoniyi was announced as one of the nominees on the Premier League’s website on Thursday. He was shortlisted alongside five other players for the individual award. The others are Jarod Bowen (West Ham), James…
Super Eagles new invitee for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against São Tomé and Principe, Victor Boniface, continued his impressive start in the German Bundesliga at the weekend. Boniface scored two goals and provided an assist as Bayer Leverkusen thrashed Darmstadt 5-1 on Saturday. Boniface gave Leverkusen the lead in the 21st minute…
Chelsea will host Nottingham Forest today in the English Premier League, with red-hot Taiwo Awoniyi aiming to become the first player to score in eight successive Premier League games since Jamie Vardy between October and December 2019.
Super Eagles Star, Calvin Bassey, was sent off in his first start for Fulham, but the former Ajax defender has Joao Palhinha to thank as the midfielder’s goal secured a point for his side in an entertaining Premier League draw away to Arsenal.
Taiwo Awoniyi has equalled the record of Mohamed Salah and Emmanuel Adebayor as the African footballers with the longest scoring run in the English Premier League.