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Calvin Bassey: David Alaba is my role model

Glasgow Rangers defender Calvin Bassey has named his greatest influence to be David Alaba of Real Madrid. The young defender is a product of Leicester City's academy. In 2020, Rangers scouted and signed him up,...
Calvin Bassey

Bassey was outstanding against Frankfurt, says former Scotland midfielder

Former Scotland midfielder Michael Stewart has praised Glasgow Rangers’ Nigerian defender Calvin Bassey and has urged the club to keep him for as long as they can. Bassey, who is the subject of transfer interest...

Joe Aribo scores but Rangers fall to Frankfurt in Europa League final

Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo gave his club, Glasgow Rangers, hope of twinning the UEFA Europa League title with his early second half goal but it was not enough to seal the win. Three Nigerian players...

Dessers hits career milestone after brace against PSV

In-form Cyriel Dessers has hit 100 career goals after scoring a late brace to salvage a point for Feyenoord Rotterdam against PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie on Sunday. Dessers, who could be leaving De Kuip...

Nigerians in Europe: Leicester fall to Roma; Rangers and Feyenoord progress to historic final

It was another solid outing for Nigerians in European competitions on Thursday afternoon. The big winner of the night is Belgian-born Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers who keeps proving his worth to the handlers of...

Anthony Nwakaeme wins Turkish Super Lig title with Trabzonspor

Forgotten Super Eagles man Anthony Nwakaeme has won the Turkish Super Lig title with Trabzonspor, their first in 38 years. The Istanbul based club have been overshadowed by the biggest clubs in the city for...

Nigerians in Europe Roundup: Dessers grabs headlines; Rangers Nigerians shine despite loss

The first legs of the first, second and third-tier competitions for the best teams in Europe have taken place and Nigerian internationals gave a good impression of the talents within the Super Eagles ranks. It...
Joe Aribo

Ex-Scotland international suggests new role for Joe Aribo ahead of Europa League semi-final

Ex-Scotland and Stoke City midfielder Kris Commons has suggested a new role for Nigerian international Joe Aribo to Glasgow Rangers manager Giovanni van Broinckhorst. Aribo has been a staple of the Rangers team since joining...

Nigerian players in Europe Roundup: Nigerians dominate in Europa and Conference League

Nigerian players continue their stellar 2021/22 European football season as some national team players progressed past their competition to reach the next round in European competitions. It is joy everywhere for Nigerian fans who are...

Villarreal UCL hero Chukwueze praises Emery for key instructions against Bayern

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has attributed his goal which knocked Bayern Munich out of the UEFA Champions League to his manager, Unai Emery's instructions. Chukwueze scored the equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich...
Joe Aribo

Joe Aribo finds form for Rangers ahead of crunch Europa League second leg tie

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo scored a beauty to help G;asgow Rangers to a 4-0 win in the Scottish Premiership over St Mirren on Sunday. His goal comes after a string of lacklustre performances for...
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Ex-Rangers man offers explanation for Aribo’s poor form

Former Glasgow Rangers and Tottenham Hotspur defender Alan Hutton has offered an explanation for the poor form which Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo has suffered from in the past few weeks at Rangers. Aribo has struggled...
Atletico Madrid vs Manchester United Prediction

Atletico Madrid vs Manchester United Prediction – Bet9ja and 1xbet Odds (Champions League)

Atletico Madrid vs Manchester United Prediction/Betting Tips Another Champions League week is upon us and this time, it is perhaps the toughest fixture this week. Though Atletico have blown hot and cold of late, their...

Champions League Betting Tips and Predictions for 2021/22

The Champions League is one of the most popular football competitions for clubs. Considering how widely popular this competition is, it is expected that most sportsbooks would provide an extensive range of betting markets...

UEFA Europa League: Moses reveals Spartak Moscow’s readiness ahead of clash with Leicester city

Former Super Eagles and Spartak Moscow winger, Victor Moses has revealed his side's readiness for the tough test they'll face when they clash with Leicester City on Wednesday. It's their third match of the Group...

CAFCL: Rivers United Chairman, team captain expresses confidence of qualification to the group stage

The chairman of Rivers United, Christopher Green, and captain of the team, Austin Festus, have both expressed their optimism about the qualification of the club to the group stage of the CAF Champions League. The...

Dapo Abiodun Cup: Shooting Stars, Kwara United sets date for final

Two times winners and current defending champions of the annual Dapo Abiodun Preseason tournament, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan alongside NPFL side, Kwara United have both zoomed into the final of the competition. Ibadan...

Beniangba’s wonder goal helps Bayelsa United pip Sfaxien in Nigeria

Nigeria's Aiteo Cup Champions, Bayelsa United edged past Tunisian Cup Champions, CS Sfaxien in the first leg of the second preliminary round tie of the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday. With thanks to Beniangba's delightful...

Odey nets fourth league goal in Randers’ win

Nigerian striker, Stephen Odey bagged his fourth league goal of the campaign in the Danish SuperLiga. It was the fifth league appearance for the former MFM forward whose goal helped Randers beat Odense away...

Amoo scores as Hammarby returns to winning ways

Nigerian midfield sensation, Akinkunmi Amoo scored Hammarby's winning goal on his return to the team's starting eleven, leading then to an important 1-0 win over AIK on Sunday. Coach Milos Milojevic, whose side are without...

CAFCL: Rivers United held to a 1-1 draw at home by Al Hilal

Rivers United will rue their lethargicness after their 1-1 draw against African giants and Sudanese side, Al Hilal on Sunday. The Pride of Rivers having conceded in the first half scored in the second period...
CAFC Enyimba snatches vital away victory in Senegal

CAFCC: Enyimba snatches vital away victory in Senegal

NPFL giants, Enyimba FC International are one leg into the next round of CAF Confederations Cup Qualifiers after snatching a late win against Senegalese club, Diambars FC on Saturday. In what was Finidi George's first...
Awoniyi scores again as Union Berlin humbles Wolfsburg

Awoniyi scores again as Union Berlin humbles Wolfsburg

Red hot Super Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, bagged his sixth goal of this season to help Union Berlin sting Wolfsburg. The 2-0 win is Union Berlin's seventh league win of the season, and has now...
Dessers Reveals How Onuachu Was A BIG Headache To Him At Genk

Dessers Reveals How Onuachu Was A BIG Headache To Him At Genk

Cyriel Dessers has now gone on to reveal that he would most likely have stayed back at Genk had fellow Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu left for a bigger club as widely predicted. Getting into...
Finidi George expresses Enyimba's readiness ahead of Diambars class

Finidi George expresses Enyimba’s readiness ahead of Diambars class

Enyimba coach, Finidi George, has expressed his side’s readiness ahead of this weekend’s CAF Confederation Cup clash against Senegalese outfit Diambars. The Peoples' Elephants will travel to Thies, in Senegal, for the first leg of...
CAF Releases Number Of Fans To Watch Rivers UnitedAl Hilal Clash

CAF Releases Number Of Fans To Watch Rivers United/Al Hilal Clash

Ahead of TotalEnergies Champions League tie involving Rivers United and Al Hilal FC, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved a total number of 10,560 fans to watch the first leg of the...
Ifeanyi Anaemena opens goal account in Saudi Arabia

Ifeanyi Anaemena opens goal account in Saudi Arabia

Former Enyimba and Rivers United defender, Ifeanyi Anaemena scored his first goal for his new Saudi Arabian side, Al Nahda, in their 1-1 draw at All Ahkdood on Tuesday. The Nigerian international who is known...
3sc claim slim win over Kwara Utd as Remo Stars pip Ottasolo FC

MATCHDAY ONE WRAP: 3sc claim slim win over Kwara Utd as Remo Stars pip...

Shooting Stars kickstart their title defense on a winning note with a 1-0 win over Kwara United. Both sides had their chances but failed to convert in the first 45 minutes. Oluyole Warriors started strong...
CAF upholds Rivers United's protest over Young Africans

CAF upholds Rivers United’s protest over Young Africans

Rivers United have had their protest against Young Africans of Tanzania upheld by Africa's apex football body, CAF. According to a press release by CAF, the continental body received a complaint from Rivers United Club...
2021 Dapo Abiodun Cup Draw

2021 Dapo Abiodun Cup Draw: Defending Champions 3SC draw Kwara Utd, Ogunbote to face...

Defending Champions of the Dapo Abiodun Preseason tournament, Shooting Stars sports club have been placed alongside NPFL side, Kwara United and two NNL sides, Gateway United and Ijebu United in Group A. Shooting Stars won...
Mbappe, Benzema on target as France beat Spain in Nations League final

Mbappe, Benzema on target as France beat Spain in Nations League final

Kylian Mbappe fired France to Nations League glory, netting the winner to complete a comeback from a goal down to beat Spain 2-1 in the final in Milan on Sunday. Mbappe struck with 10 minutes...
2021 Gov Dapo Abiodun Cup Draws hold on Monday, teams set to arrive

2021 Gov Dapo Abiodun Cup: Draws hold on Monday, teams set to arrive

The third edition of the Gov Dapo Abiodun preseason tournament is set to take centre stage in Ijebu-Ode, as teams set for arrival on Monday, 11th of October, 2021. Ijebu-Ode will be a host to...
Battle Royale As Italy Tackle Spain For Final Spot In UEFA Nations League

Battle Royale As Italy Tackle Spain For Final Spot In UEFA Nations League

The city of San Siro will literary be at a standstill as two football powerhouses, Italy and Spain come at loggerheads for a place in the final of the UEFA Nations League today (Wednesday).Luis...
CAF Approves Samson Siasia Stadium For Bayelsa United, CS Sfaxien Game

CAF Approves Samson Siasia Stadium For Bayelsa United vs CS Sfaxien Game

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, for the first leg CAF Confederation Cup clash between Bayelsa United of Nigeria and CS Sfaxien of Tunisia. The...
Akpeyi helps Chiefs earn a point away at Amazulu

Akpeyi helps Kaizer Chiefs earn a point away at Amazulu

Kaizer Chiefs earned a vital point away from home against Amazulu thanks to the heroics of Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi in the sticks in the DSTV Premier League over the weekend. It was the...
Godswil Ekpolo, Tebo Franklin shine in Hacken win at Orebro

Godswil Ekpolo, Tebo Franklin shine in Hacken win at Orebro

Former Nasarawa United center back, Frank Tebo registered an assist to help Hacken snatch all three points at Orebro on Sunday afternoon in the Swedish Allsvenskan. The centre-back who started from the bench when he...
Taiwo Awoniyi Strikes twice to help Union Berlin maintain winning streak

Taiwo Awoniyi Strikes twice to help Union Berlin maintain winning streak

Super Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi was unsung in Union Berlin's comeback win at Mainz on Sunday. Two second-half goals from the Nigerian international secured an emphatic comeback win against his former employers, Mainz in one...
Akinkunmi Amoo set for action as Hammarby eyes vital victory away from home

Akinkunmi Amoo set for action as Hammarby eyes vital victory away from home

Nigerian winger, Akinkunmi Amoo is set to make Hammarby's starting XI on Sunday as the club eyes a vital away victory at IFK Norrkoping as the Allsvenkan enters matchday 22. The 19-year old was left...
Finidi expresses optimism ahead of clash with Diambars FC

CAFCC: Finidi expresses optimism ahead of clash with Diambars FC

Enyimba's new boss, Finidi George, has expressed optimism on the preparedness of his team ahead of their first leg, second round CAF Confederation Cup tie with Diambars of Senegal. The former Super Eagles midfielder for...
Gateway United Set To Resume Training Oct. 4

Gateway United Set To Resume Training Oct. 4

Players and officials of Gateway United will begin preparations for the 2021/2022 Nigeria National League campaign on Monday 4th of October, 2021. In a statement released by the club, the acting General Manager confirmed that...
Napoli will be back - Victor Osimhen

Osimhen Makes Assurances About Napoli After Spartak Moscow Loss

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, is confident that his Napoli side will be back after their Europa League loss to Spartak Moscow on Thursday. The former Lille striker came off the bench to score a...
Scoring Against PSG Was My Biggest Goal Of My Career - Moffi

Scoring Against PSG Was The Biggest Goal Of My Career – Moffi

Super Eagles striker, Terem Moffi has revealed that scoring against Paris Saint Germain (PSG) remains the biggest part of his football career.He made this known in an interview with BBC Africa, where he stated...
Omeruo Reveals Desires To Represent Nigeria At Olympic Games

Omeruo Reveals Desires To Represent Nigeria At Olympic Games

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has revealed that he wants to compete at the Olympic Games with NigeriaThe Leganes star stated this in an interview with William Troost-Ekong’s YouTube channel on Monday.Recall that Omeruo...
UEFA cancels proceedings against Super League rebels

UEFA cancels proceedings against Super League rebels

European Football Governing Body, UEFA, have been forced to cancel the disciplinary action opened against the breakaway Super League rebels. This is after a Madrid court ruled that UEFA should not sanction the clubsides that...
Women's EURO 2022 Prize Money Increased

Women’s EURO 2022 Prize Money Has Been Increased

UEFA on Thursday have announced that its prize money for the Women's EURO 2022 has been doubled to €16 million (almost $19 million). "The 16 qualified teams will share a total of €16 million, double...
Moyes' West Ham Bundle Man United Out Of Carabao Cup

Moyes’ West Ham Bundle Man United Out Of Carabao Cup

After Sunday's dramatic loss to Manchester United at the London Stadium, West Ham got their revenge against the Red Devils as they knock them out of the Carabao Cup with a 1-nil win at...
Kick-off Date for NWFL 2021/2022 Reveled

Kick-off Date for NWFL 2021/2022 Revealed

Organizers of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) have announced the date for the resumption of the 2021/2022 season of Nigeria's female topflight league, NWFL Premiership. The date was confirmed by the organizers during the...
Akinfenwa Is A Legend Of English Football - Guardiola

Akinfenwa Is A Legend Of English Football – Guardiola

Man City manager, Pep Guardiola has revealed that he's impressed with the performance of Adebayo Akinfenwa in Wycombe Wanderers' 6-1 loss to the Cityzens in the Carabao Cup.The Nigerian descent saw a header miss...
PSG Confirm Messi Has Knee Injury, Ruled Out Of Metz Clash

PSG Confirm Messi Has Knee Injury, Ruled Out Of Metz Clash

It appears Paris Saint-Germain boss, Mauricio Pochettino's decision to sub off Lionel Messi with 15 minutes to go in their game with Lyon was justified. According to a statement from PSG has confirmed that the...
Why I Subbed Lionel Messi In PSG Win Against Lyon - Pochettino

Why I Subbed Lionel Messi In PSG Win Against Lyon – Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Mauricio Pochettino has revealed why took off Lionel Messi in Sunday's Ligue 1 game against Lyon. Messi was outstanding in the first half at the Parc des Princes but began to...