Lekki shooting: Super eagles players in a meeting to boycott AFCON

There are indications that the players of the Super Eagles are planning to boycott the remaining 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the gruesome shooting of peaceful protesters, leading to the death of scores of young Nigerians. More than forty young Nigerians protesting against police brutality and poor governance were on Tuesday killed in different parts of the country…

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Super eagles star Watford debut ends with a win

Super Eagles defender, william Troost Ekong made a winning debut in the English Championship as he helped Watford to a 1-0 victory over Derby. The former Tottenham Hotspur trainee joined the Hornets on a long-term deal from Serie A club, Udinese. The Nigerian was involved for 90minutes as Brazilian João Pedro curled a wonderful effort into the top corner to…

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Hoffenheim defender delightful to makes Super eagles debut

The 25-year-old defender has expressed his delight after making his first appearance for the West Africans  Hoffenheim centre-back Kevin Akpoguma has revealed he is proud to make his debut for the Nigeria national team. The 25-year-old was born to a German mother and a Nigerian father which makes him eligible to represent both countries. He previously starred for Germany at youth level before committing his international…

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Super Eagles star, Aina set to join Fulham from Torino

Nigerian defender Ola Aina is on the verge of joining Fulham on a season loan deal from Torino. Fulham have agreed a loan move with Torino for the versatile full-back with an obligation to buy Aina, 23, from the Serie A side next summer. Aina moved to Torino from Chelsea for £9m last season. The Italians made his switch permanent…

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Super Eagles hopeful signs first professional contract with la liga side

Still basking in the euphoria of securing promotion to La Liga, Spanish-born Nigerian youngster, Kevin Omoruyi, is celebrating signing his first professional contract with Huesca. And he has promised to double up his efforts in the Spanish top flight. Reacting to the deal with Huesca, which will tie him down to the newly-promoted team for a while, Omoruyi, said he…

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Super Eagles stars congratulates teammate on EPL promotion

Wilfred Ndidi, William Troost-Ekong, Moses Simon lead other Super Eagles players to congratulate Nigerian defender Semi Ajayi after West Bromwich Albion gain promotion back to Premier League. The Baggies returned to the English top-flight after two years in the Championship following their 2-2 draw with Queens Park Rangers and defeat to third-placed side Brentford. Ajayi played alongside Kyle Bartley in West…

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Rangers signs super Eagles Star, Leon Balogun

Scottish Premiership side Rangers have announced the signing of Leon Balogun on a year contract with an option of an extension. The 32-year-old Nigeria international has teamed up with the Ibrox Stadium outfit after parting ways with the Latics. The Nigeria international became a free agent after leaving Championship side Wigan Athletic at the end of the 2019-20 season. The 32-year-old moved to England in 2018 from Bundesliga side Mainz 05 before teaming…

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Omeruo and Awaziem advised to leave leganes

Daniel Amokachi has advised Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem to leave Spanish side Leganes after the club was relegated from La Liga.   The Nigeria football ambassador and former international has urged the Super Eagles players to depart the Estadio Municipal de Butarque. Omeruo teamed up with the Cucumber Growers permanently from Premier League side Chelsea after delivering convincing showings during his loan stint.  …

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“The best dressing room so far” -Balogun on Wigan experience

Leon Balogun said Wigan Athletic might be one of the best clubs he has played for if they retain their Championship status while in administration. The Super Eagles defender admitted that he is having one of his best campaigns in the Championship despite initial doubts about the move. The Nigerian centre-back joined the Latics on an initial six-month loan in January after…

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Super Eagles hopeful Zirkzee named among top Young stars in bundesliga

Super Eagles hopeful Joshua Orobosa Zirkzee has been named among the top 15 young players in the German Bundesliga, according to footballtransfers.com. The 19-year-old striker has scored four goals in 12 appearances for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this season. Zirkzee was named as the 13th best young player in the Bundesliga by football website footballtransfers.com “Doesn’t get a lot of playing time…

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Would Ighalo Super Eagles return hurt Osimhen?

Odion Ighalo recently hinted at a possible return to Gernot Rohr’s set-up, what could the ramifications be for Afcon 2019 top scorer’s in-form replacement, Victor Osimhen? When Odion Ighalo announced his retirement from international football after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, many considered it the perfect time for the forward to bow out. Even though Nigeria hadn’t won the tournament, and had…

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Ighalo Set To Continue Scoring Form Against former teammate

Odion Ighalo will look to continue his amazing form in front of goal for Manchester United when he comes up against Semi Ajayi’s West Brom on Friday. Ighalo who powered a brace for the Red Devils during an 11-aside match on Saturday is set to again lead the line against the Baggies as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men continue preparation for…

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How Super Eagles Stars Deserted Keshi In His Final Days

Although Nigerians still find it difficult to come to terms on what led to Stephen Keshi shocking demise on June 7th, 2016, one of those very close to the former Nigeria captain has opened up on some of the never shared details of Keshi’s final few months before his demise and how Super Eagles Stars Deserted him. According to David…

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Osimhen reveals frustration on Lille for not securing a Champions League spot

Victor Osimhen has expressed his disappointment after Lille failed to qualify for the Champions League, having finished fourth in the 2019-20 season. He spoke of his frustration after the Great Danes missed out on a chance to feature in the top European competition. Ligue 1 was abruptly ended following the coronavirus outbreak in France and across the world with Paris Saint-Germain declared champions. Victor Osimhen joined Lille last…

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“Super Eagles will rule Africa, the have bright future ahead- Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has revealed that Super Eagles have exciting talents and bright future to rule Africa and shine in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The 37-year-old four-time African Footballer of the Year is ready to make his name in the subcontinent following a stint with Chinese side Qingdao Huanghai in 2019, where he helped them…

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Eagles keeper Daniel Akpeyi bags South African citizenship

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will acquire a full South African citizenship this year following his five-year stay in the country. According to reports, Akpeyi will be issued with a South African passport by the country’s government after spending the last five years playing for two clubs in South Africa’s ABSA Premier League. The 33-year-old linked up with Chippa United…

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Super Eagles and Lille star, Victor Osimhen loses father

Super Eagles and French Ligue 1 club Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, has lost his father, Patrick Osimhen, to the cold hands of death. The 21-year-old superstar confirmed his father’s death in a Twitter post he shared on Sunday morning, May 24. He wrote: ‘RIP DAD. no word to describe this feeling.’ Osimhen currently plays for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.…

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John Utaka: I sacrificed my position for Giroud at Montpellier

Former Nigeria international John Utaka says winning the Ligue 1 with modest club Montpellier was his best club achievement, as he hints on his experience with former Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud. Utaka signed for French side Montpellier, back in January 2011 and scored his first goal for the team against Ajaccio on 21 September 2011. The former Portsmouth of England…

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Eagles defender Balogun rates Okocha over Nwankwo Kanu

Eagles defender Balogun rates Jay Jay Okocha over Nwankwo Kanu

Super Eagles and Wigan defender Leon Balogun has rated former Bolton Wanderers captain Austin Jay-Jay Okocha higher than Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu. The Super Eagles defender admitted that the Arsenal forward had a fantastic career, but he believed that Jay Jay has something extra that made him the most gifted player out of the West African country. “I always admired…

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Ighalo’s future uncertain as striker gets Shanghai call back

Ighalo's United future uncertain as striker gets Shanghai call back

Odion Ighalo’s future at Manchester United remains uncertain with the forward expected to return to Shanghai Shenhua at the expiry of his loan deal next month. The Nigerian international signed for the club during the January transfer window on a short-team deal until the end of the season, though the suspension of football amid the coronavirus crisis makes the remainder…

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Arsenal rising star Joseph Olowu wants Eagles call-up

Arsenal rising star Joseph Olowu wants Eagles call-up

Arsenal rising star Joseph Olowu wants Super Eagles call up after opting to play for Nigeria ahead of Three Lions of England. The 20-year-old Ibadan-born defender who is currently on six months loan with Ireland struggling side Cork in January but the teenager hoping that some impressive performances across the sea would pave the way for a first-team role at…

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Ovie Ejaria: Liverpool midfielder chooses Nigeria over England

Ovie Ejaria: Liverpool midfielder chooses Nigeria over England

England born Liverpool midfielder, Ovie Ejaria has committed his international future to Nigeria, choosing the Super Eagles over England. According to former Super Eagles media officer, Colin Udoh, Ejaria is now set to represent the three-time African champions. “Ovie Ejaria has committed to Nigeria, an @NGSuperEagles team source tells me. “Paperwork is already with FIFA, and Nigerian passport needs to…

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I will cherish my first Manchester United goal forever – Ighalo

I will cherish my first Manchester United goal forever - Ighalo

Former Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has said he will cherish his first goal on his full debut for Manchester United for the rest of his life. The lifelong United fan was shocked when his boyhood club came calling just hours before the transfer window slammed shut in January. What was essentially a stop-gap signing for United is already posing the…

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Tammy Abraham is not better than Victor Osimhen – Pinnick

Tammy Abraham is not better than Victor Osimhen - Pinnick

The President of the Nigeria Football Association (NFF), Amaju Pinnick says it is difficult to convince him that England born, Nigerian and Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham is better than Lille’s Victor Osimhen. Pinnick attempted to convince Chelsea marksman Abraham to pledge his international future to Nigeria before he became cap-tied to England in 2019. Tammy, who was born in England…

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Chukwueze tests for coronavirus ahead of LaLiga return

Chukwueze tests for coronavirus ahead of LaLiga return

Ahead of the eagerly-awaited return of the Spanish LaLiga and other football leagues around the world, Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has undergone the mandatory Coronavirus test along with his Villarreal teammates. On Monday, La Liga confirmed that Spain’s footballers will go back to training this week being the first step in a month-long process towards a return to competition.…

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Super Eagles Match With Benin Republic Postponed Indefinitely

Nigeria Vs Burundi: Shehu Sani wishes Super Eagles victory ahead of AFCON 2019 opener

Football governing body has announced that scheduled matches for the next international break have been postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic which has disrupted all sporting activities. The Super Eagles, who are to face Benin in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations second leg qualifier, will have to wait for a new date to be decided…

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Super Eagles supporters club missing at AFCON because of Visa issues

The National Chairperson of the Nigerian Super Eagles Supporters Club, Bunmi Ogunfunwa, on Saturday said that the Eagles were missing the supporters club at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt due to visa hitch. Ogunfuwa made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on the sidelines of the Olympic Day…

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Nigeria vs Guinea: Super Eagles first to qualify for AFCON knockouts

Nigeria became the first qualifiers for the second round of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON 2019 when they beat Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday with Kenneth Omeruo scoring the only goal. Centre-back Omeruo headed a corner into the net on 73 minutes to earn the Super Eagles a second straight Group B victory after beating Burundi by…

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Nigeria Vs Burundi: Shehu Sani wishes Super Eagles victory ahead of AFCON 2019 opener

The immediate past Kaduna West Senator, Shehu Sani has charged the Super Eagles to victory in the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt. Super Eagles will today play the Group B opener against Burundi at 4 pm West African time at the Alexandria stadium in Egypt. DAILY POST had reported that Head coach of the Super Eagles,…

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AFCON 2019: Buhari charges Super Eagles to play for Honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Super Eagles to play every match for the honour of their motherland as they file out in their first match against Burundi in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), holding in Egypt. The President, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, urged…

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