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Argentine Media Rate Victor Moses Nigeria’s Best

As months turn to days to the start of the World Cup, the media in one of Nigeria’s group opponent, Argentina, has been sizing up the  Super Eagles ahead of the Mundial. Reports say a section of the sports media in Argentina has rated Chelsea right wing-back, Victor Moses as the Super Eagles best player in their 1-0 loss to ...

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Olanrewaju Joins Shakhtar Donetsk

Nigeria forward Kayode Olanrewaju has joined Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk on a permanent basis from English club Manchester City following a successful loan spell. Olanrewaju, 25, penned a five-year contract with Paulo Fonseca’s men on Friday. The forward made eight appearances for the club in all competitions and recorded three goals and one assist. “FC Shakhtar has bought on permanent ...

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Aiyegbeni Tips Super Eagles To Shine In Russia

Ex-Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni admits the West African giants will have to be at their best to stand a chance of making it to the later stages of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The 35-year old made the observation upon arrival in Nairobi. The former Everton forward is in the country as a guest of giant gaming firm ...

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Rugby Africa Lifts Nigeria’s Suspension From International Championships

Rugby Africa held an Executive meeting in Gaborone, Botswana on May 25 where it lifted the suspension on the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) from participating in any international championship and pledged to help the game grow in the country. Nigeria was suspended from all international activities following a leadership crisis that trailed last year’s election in to the board ...

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Dutch-Nigerian Striker Joins Club Brugge

Highly rated Dutch-Nigerian striker Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld has joined Belgium giants Club Brugge from Dutch second division side NEC Nijmegen according to a statement from the club. The 21 year old will join Club Brugge for a fee in the region of 500,000 Euros but it could potentially rise significantly if the striker delivers on the promises that made him ...

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Super Eagles Take On Austria In Pre World Cup Friendly

Talks are underway for the Super Eagles of Nigeria to take on the senior national team of Austria in a friendly game which will be played behind close doors, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal. In the Super Eagles preparations plans they plan playing a game on the 9th of June and that plan is well and truly on after preliminary talks ...

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Dele Alli: England Aim To Unite Country At Russia 2018

The Spurs midfielder has reflected on Three Lions shock Euro 2016 exit and how this team is raring to go Dele Alli says England are trying to bring the country together during the 2018 World Cup and will aim to achieve something great in Russia. The tournament starts in a week’s time and the Three Lions will get their Group ...

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Ronaldo Set To Quit Real

Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo has made an “irreversible decision” to quit the club, according to  Record  . Promises are said to have been broken by Los Blancos towards the Ballon d’Or winner, who helped the club win a third successive Champions League trophy last month. Paris Saint-Germain are a possible destination for the attacker, who could also go to ...

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2018 FIFA World Cup: More than 2.4 million tickets allocated

With just seven days to go until the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Russia, FIFA can confirm that 2,403,116 tickets have been allocated to football fans all around the world since sales started in September 2017. Most of them have gone to Russian fans (871,797), followed by fans from the USA (88,825), Brazil (72,512), Colombia (65,234), ...

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Nigeria Drop One Place In FIFA Latest Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped in the latest FIFA Ranking just before the 2018 FIFA World Cup. After remaining in the 47th position in the last ranking, the Super Eagles have dropped to 48th in World Football. The Super Eagles have played three games since the last ranking although it is not known how much impact the results ...

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