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Troost-Ekong Glad With Super Eagles Switch

Bursaspor of Turkey defender, William Troost-Ekong has declared that he is happy that he chose to play for Nigeria when offered the chance of switching national team allegiance, as he believes he is making a huge impact with the Super Eagles. Though born in Harlem, Holland, which accorded him a chance of lining out for The Orange at senior level, ...

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Omeruo Sure Of Nigeria’s Russia 2018 Squad List

Kasimpasa of Turkey defender, Kenneth Omeruo has declared himself on course to make the Super Eagles’ list to this year’s World Cup, as he believes his ability to play regularly with his club gives him an edge. While also noting that Kasimpasa are doing well in the Turkish Super Lig, Omeruo, who is on loan from Chelsea of England, believes ...

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Ndidi Says His World Cup Prospect Is Like Dream

Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Onyinyen Ndidi has admitted that his prospects of making Nigeria’s World Cup squad is like a dream to him, as he never envisaged that he would be part of the Super Eagles’ mainframe heading into Russia 2018. A near-perfect first full season with Leicester and equally impeccable outings with Nigeria have made Ndidi a sure bet ...

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Messi Needs To Reduce Outings With Barca – Ruggeri

Barcelona icon, Lionel Messi has been hit with a huge dilemma heading into the World Cup, as pone of his country’s legends, Oscar Ruggeri says the star should stop playing for his club in order to shine for Argentina at Russia 2018. With Messi facing various injury concerns of recent, Ruggeri says his compatriot should stop playing for Barca and ...

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Rakitic’s Injury News Revives Mundial Availability

Nigeria’s first opponents at Russia 2018, Croatia have received good news heading into the World Cup, as Barcelona star midfielder, Ivan Rakitic has been cleared to return to action after undergoing surgery on a broken finger. Rakitic got the injury in Barca’s 3-0 loss to AS Roma, but is in contention to face former club Sevilla in the Copa del ...

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Conte Heaps Praises On Victor Moses, Names Him Chelsea Hero

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte lauded an awe-inspiring performance from Victor Moses after his side’s Premier League victory against Burnley. The 27-year-old capped a beautiful display with an assist and a goal as the Blues cruised to a 2-1 win in Conte’s 100th match in charge of Chelsea in all competitions. Burnley looked set to claim a point thanks to Ashley ...

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Amokachi tips African nation for WC Cup final

Back in 2010 when the prestigious global tournament was held in Africa for the first time, Ghana almost made history by progressing to the semis, but the famous Luis Suarez handball coupled with Asamoah Gyan’s penalty miss pricked that dream right in the bosom. Eight years later, former Nigerian international Daniel ‘The Bull’ Amokachi has exuded huge confidence that an ...

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FIFA In Talks Over Possible Revision Of Intermediary System

World football governing body, FIFA Friday held a consultative workshop in Zurich on working with intermediaries and agents in football. The Task Force Transfer System, established by the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee, has identified the topic of agents as a priority in the current review of the transfer system. The task force is composed of representatives from confédérations, including UEFA, ...

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Mikel Obi Ends Goal Drought, Surpasses EPL Record

John Obi Mikel scored his second goal in the Chinese Super League as Tianjin Teda fought back to seal a 2-1 win over Guangzhou R&F on Saturday. The Nigeria international who last scored a league goal in April 2017 helped his team come back from a goal deficit with his first effort of the season. Guangzhou’s Chen Zhizhao broke the ...

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How Cristiano Ronaldo Saved Madrid Draw With Heel Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo scored on a no-look heeled flick to help Real Madrid tie Athletic Bilbao in a La Liga clash Wednesday at Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain. The leading scorer in the 2018 UEFA Champions League saved one of his best goals of the season for the 87th minute of the league bout. Athletic Bilbao went up 1-0 in the ...

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