Nigeria legend Joseph Yobo backs Alex Iwobi to shine at Everton

Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo says Everton is the perfect place for compatriot Alex Iwobi to develop into a great player. Iwobi, 23, became his country's most expensive player when he left boyhood club Arsenal to join the Toffees on a five-year deal last month.  He has scored twice for the Merseyside club as he begins the new … Continue reading Nigeria legend Joseph Yobo backs Alex Iwobi to shine at Everton

I want to make a name for myself at Everton – Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi revealed the desire to make a name for himself and to shake off the ‘youngster' tag at Arsenal propelled him to join Everton. The 23-year-old teamed up with the Toffees on transfer deadline day, becoming the seventh summer signing by Marco Silva after Ivory Coast’s Jean Philippe Gbamin, Moise Kean, Andre Gomes, Fabian Delph, goalkeeper Jonas … Continue reading I want to make a name for myself at Everton – Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi Joins Everton in a permanent transfer For £40 million

Everton have confirmed the arrival of Alex Iwobi from Arsenal for a fee of £40 million ($49m). Alex Iwobi The wideman will sign a five-year contract at Goodison Park, and joins Moise Kean in a new-look front line for the Toffees. Head coach Unai Emery said: "Alex has made a big contribution here at Arsenal. He … Continue reading Alex Iwobi Joins Everton in a permanent transfer For £40 million

Arsenal Reject Everton’s £30m Bid For Alex Iwobi

The Gunners have turned down the deal, but the Merseyside club are expected to return with a second bid for the 23-year-old Nigeria international. Iwobi will have plenty of competition for a place in Unai Emery's starting XI this season, with new club-record signing Nicolas Pepe, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Reiss Nelson and even Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vying … Continue reading Arsenal Reject Everton’s £30m Bid For Alex Iwobi

Jay Z Signs Samuel Chukwueze To His Roc Nation Sports Agency

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze becomes the sixth footballer star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports agency. The 20-year-old talented winger made his senior debut for the Nigerian national team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, making him the youngest player to score a goal at the tournament. On his social media, … Continue reading Jay Z Signs Samuel Chukwueze To His Roc Nation Sports Agency

Ighalo retires from Super Eagles

The 30-year-old was awarded the top scorer's prize in Egypt on Friday after scoring five goals in seven appearances for the Super Eagles. He started his career as a youth player in the U20 team and later made his senior debut during an international friendly match against Uganda in March 2015. After playing 35 matches … Continue reading Ighalo retires from Super Eagles

AFCON: Super Eagles lands seventh Afcon bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eight bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion IghaloOdion Ighalo, 30 years old got the goal in the third … Continue reading AFCON: Super Eagles lands seventh Afcon bronze medal

We took advantage of Super Eagles‘ s Weakness – Algeria’s Coach

The Algerian coach, Djamel Belmadi said he was able to pin-point the strength and weakness of the Super Eagles after he watched their previous matches. According to him, he noticed that the Super Eagles strength in the attack was the wings and perfected a counter offensive strategy to stop Nigeria from launching attack from the … Continue reading We took advantage of Super Eagles‘ s Weakness – Algeria’s Coach

AFCON: Super Eagles receives $37.5k Each For Win Against Cameroon

Super Eagles players gets $37,500 each for their hard-earned 3-2 win against the Cameroon in Saturday’s AFCON 2019 Round of 16. Captain Hosa Okunbo rewarded the team with $20,000 for the win, while they also got $5,000 each from the Lagos State government. They also got a match winning bonus of $12,500 and $75,000 for … Continue reading AFCON: Super Eagles receives $37.5k Each For Win Against Cameroon

Nigeria’s defeat, a shame – Captain

Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Mikel Obi, regretted the loss of Super Falcons to France. He assured the Falcons of  Super Eagles’ support. He said, “I just want to say well done for your efforts. You (Falcons) have been doing wonderfully well. Though you lost on Monday, you’ve given your best. “I don’t want … Continue reading Nigeria’s defeat, a shame – Captain

No time to experiment with new players – Rohr

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr says two months to the Nations Cup in Egypt is too short a time to experiment with new players. Rohr who has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that he is under pressure to win a laurel with the team he inherited from former international Sunday Oliseh in 2016, maintained that the devil you know is better than the Angel you know nothing about.

Eagles to pocket N1.6bn if they win 2019 AFCON

All the countries competing at this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt will receive at least $600,000 each, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced following the draw that took place in Cairo on Friday, April 12. For the first time in the history of the competition, 24 teams are participating and this will bring additional revenue to CAF.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Arrives Nigeria on Tour

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is already agog in anticipation of the arrival of the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy, which is expected on Nigerian soil on Thursday. The Women’s World Cup trophy’s stop-over is coming 13 months after the FIFA World Cup trophy (for men) also made a stop in Nigeria ahead of last year’s FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.