French giants Marseille are ready to rescue Nigeria captain Mikel Obi from his Chelsea nightmare, but the player’s reported £3.4m-a-year salary is set to scupper the move. Mikel, who joined the Premier League powerhouse in 2006, has been frozen out of the team by the Blues’ Italian manager Antonio Conte, who took over the reins at the Stamford
Top European teams have been urged to sign Super Eagles rave of the moment Oghenekaro Etebo by coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr. Etebo moved to newly promoted Portuguese side CD Feirense in January, and helped them gain promotion to the top flight where injuries have restricted him to just four appearances this season.
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho took part in Manchester City’s training session on Tuesday after helping Nigeria secure a 3-1 win over Algeria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Saturday. Iheanacho featured for 90 minutes for the Eagles but failed to find the back of the net at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo as Nigeria won successive
With qualification hopes hanging by a thread following their 1-1 draw against visiting Zambia in their Russia 2018 World Cup Group B qualifier in Limbe on Saturday, the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) has declared Cameroon’s double-header against their bitter rivals Nigeria next year must-win games. The Super Eagles opened up
JeFF Reine-Adelaide has showered praises on Alex Iwobi, highlighting the inspiration his rapid rise in Arsenal serves to him and many youngsters. The pair were teammates in the Gunners youth side before the Nigeria international got promoted to the first team. The 18-year-old attacking midfielder said Iwobi’s shot to prominence shows that hard work
Victor Moses was being watched by Tottenham and Chelsea scouts before he joined Crystal Palace’s academy on the advice of his former coach – back in 2004. Now 25-years-old, Moses has made his breakthrough season at Stamford Bridge under new boss Antonio Conte, who has won five of his last league games in charge of the club while utilising
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials have assured they got approval for players of the Super Eagles to be paid $10,000 each for the two wins against Zambia and Algeria, but the cash will be transferred to their accounts.Each player received N350,000 as training camp allowance for the Algeria match after the stipend was increased from N20,000