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Iheanacho Doubtful Against Brighton

Leicester City summer signing, Kelechi Iheanacho is in doubt to face Brighton in the English Premier League on Saturday, as he continues to struggle with a mysterious toe injury. The summer signing from Manchester City made his debut as an 82nd minute substitute in Leicester’s 4-3 defeat to Arsenal on the opening day of the season. However, a lingering toe ...

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Injury Knocks Emenike Out Again

Olympiakos of Greece striker, Emmanuel Emenike is again out with injury and is expected to be sidelined for at least four weeks. This is after the former Super Eagles star suffered a muscle discomfort during a friendly against Atromitos and will miss this weekend’s opening of action in the Greek Super League’s new season. Emenike signed a two-year contract with ...

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Uzoenyi Glad To Join Ajax Cape Town

Former Rangers International of Enugu winger, Chrisantus Ejike Uzoenyi says he is happy to join Ajax Cape Town of South Africa, three years after being named 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) most valuable player in The Rainbow Nation. Uzoenyi is seeking a revival of his career with his recent move to the Cape Town-based side, with the speedy winger desperate ...

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Conte Admits Regrets Over Mikel’s Exit

Chelsea of England manager, Antonio Conte has admitted his regrets over the exit of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi from the club, as the gaffwer admits he no longer has enough depth in the squad. With pressure now moulting on the Italian tactician after last weekend’s home loss against Burnley, Conte admits he used to enjoy a lot of ...

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Kayode Set For Girona Debut

Former youth international, Olarewaju Kayode has been cleared to play newly promoted Girona on the opening weekend of La Liga, following confirmation by his immediate past club, Austria Wien of his deal with Manchester City of England. The confirmation for Kayode’s recent deal at Man City is an approval for his loan move to Girona, and his Vienna-based former club ...

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Rohr Drops Dele Alampasu

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has reportedly dropped Portugal-based goalkeeper, Sunday youth international goalkeeper Dele Alampasu has been dropped from the Super Eagles squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. A report by owngoalnigeria.com reveals that the 20-year-old shot stopper, who plies his trade with CD Feirense in the Portuguese lower division, is not under consideration for ...

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Sadiq Umar Sings Praises For Torino

AS Torino of Italy new arrival, Sadiq Umar says he is happy with the reception he received from the team and says he is excited to join the club from AS Roma, though he is only arriving on a season-long loan deal. The lanky forward, who joined Roma in July 2015 from second tier side, Spezia, thanked Torino for having ...

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Nwakaeme Receives First Eagles’ Call

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel striker, Anthony Nwakaeme has received his first ever invitation to the Super Eagles, with the team’s technical adviser, Gernot Rohr calling the in-form attacker up for the double-World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. Nwakaeme was voted the best player in Israel last season and the 28 year old has so far picked up from where he ...

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FIFA Nomination Excites Omagbemi

Former Super Falcons coach, Florence Omagbemi has declared her deepest delight and honour to be named in the shortlist for the best female football coaches by world soccer governing body, FIFA. This comes after reports on Thursday revealed that Omagbemi is listed with Borussia Dortmund’s Gabonese striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the only Africans in contention for FIFA’s annual awards. Omagbemi, ...

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Awaziem Included To Battle Cameroon

FC Nantes of France defender, Chidozie Awaziem is bound for another outing with the super eagles, despite his howlers against South Africa, as his name has been included in the squad list to battle Cameroon in two back-to-back World Cup qualifiers next month. Startling information on offer from Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) indicates that Awaziem, who posted below par form ...

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