In this season, there will be six Nigerians competing for the biggest prize in European club football. Four of these players, will be playing in the competition for the very first time. Continue reading Nigerians in the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League
The Super Eagles returned to action in the past week with 2 friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia respectively. Here are a few takeaways from the two games: Continue reading 3 Things We Learned From the Super Eagles’ October Friendlies
KRC Genk forward, Paul Onuachu has been a subject of criticism in the Super Eagles yet again, as fans continue to say he doesn’t replicate his performances at club level for Nigeria. Continue reading Paul Onuachu and the Super Eagles: To be or not to be ?
The Super Eagles will now do battle with the Desert Foxes of Algeria on October 9, live from the Jacques Lemans Arena in Austria. Continue reading Super Eagles now scheduled to face Algeria in October friendly
Super Falcons and Avaldsnes IL forward, Rasheedat Ajibade modelled the new Nigeria 2020 kits and fan gear which were officially unveiled by Nike today. The new home and away kits are to be worn by the Super Eagles, Super Falcons and other Nigerian national teams. Continue reading Rasheedat Ajibade models new Nike Nigeria 2020 kits and fan gear
The Super Eagles’ AFCON victory in 2013 was one that was unexpected to say the least, considering that most of the squad had never featured in Africa’s premier football competition. What is more telling is the fact that of the starting XI in the final vs Burkina Faso, only Kenneth Omeruo has featured recently for the national team. Continue reading AFCON 2013 FINAL STARTING XI: Where Are They Now?
The Super Eagles have climbed up two spots and achieved their highest world ranking since May 2013, despite being out of action for nine months. Continue reading Super Eagles climb two spots; achieve highest world ranking since 2013
Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has joined Turkish Superlig giants, Galatasaray on a one-year deal from Stoke City. Continue reading Oghenekaro Etebo delighted to join Turkish giants, Galatasaray
Since 2016, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong have been defensive partners for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. They featured together severally, including at the 2018 World Cup, building a solid partnership and earning the nickname, “Oyinbo Wall”. The name was given to the foreign-born centre back pair, for their very obvious ‘light-skinned’ complexion.Embed from Getty Images
The ‘Oyinbo Wall’ partnership however ended abruptly after the World Cup, with Leon Balogun losing his place at Brighton. Troost-Ekong has since been playing in the heart of the Super Eagles defence with several other players. Kenneth Omeruo and Semi Ajayi have both done well, with the former playing alongside Ekong during AFCON 2019 .ReaD more
On the 28th of August 2020, Premier League side Crystal Palace signed Anglo Nigerian playmaker Eberechi Eze on from English Championship side Queens Park Rangers on a five-year contract. With the transfer reportedly around £17m, he became the club’s second newbie of the summer 2020 transfer window. Continue reading Eze Eberechi’s dilemma: Soar with the Eagles or Hunt with the Lions?