Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores has said that they will assess the fitness of Odion Ighalo ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash against Stoke City at Vicarage Road. Ighalo ended his goal drought in Watford's 2-1 win against Arsenal in an FA Cup quarter-final match, but went off with a knock. According ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri has asserted that his team is trying hard not to be distracted by thoughts of winning the Premier League title. And ahead of their next Premier League match against Crystal Palace, Ranieri says they're focusing on the fights, on the field of play and not ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: England U-21 national team coach, Gareth Southgate on Thursday named four Nigerian-born youngsters in his team to face Switzerland next weekend in the Euro U-21 qualifiers,Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Southgate made the announcement on Thursday when he released a list of 22 players for the qualifiers. Arsenal's Chuba Akpom who is on loan at Hull City has played three ... Read More
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Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew on Thursday addressed the media in his press conference ahead of his side's clash against league leaders Leicester City on Saturday and believes his team can turn the recent poor results around as they get set to host the Foxes at Selhurst Park. The Eagles have not won a league ... Read More
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Nigerian trio of Efe Ajagba, Edith Ogoke and Caroline Linus, will hope to secure passage into the final of the on-going African Olympic qualification in Yaounde, Cameroon. According to aiba.org, fighting in the men's Super Heavyweight category, Ajagba, a gold medalist at the 2015 All Africa Games, will square off against Trabelsi Aymen from Tunisia. ... Read More
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Former Manchester United and England defender, Rio Ferdinand days Alex Iwobi distinguished himself in Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Barcelona in the second leg Round of 16 Champions League clash at the Nou Camp on Wednesday. The 19-year-old made his Champions League debut and was outstanding throughout the period he spent on the pitch before ... Read More
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In January, 15 nations will head to Gabon to compete in the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. In previous years, there have always been one or two leading candidates but this time, qualification is proving exceptionally hard to predict and almost anybody can win next year’s tournament if they step up to ... Read More
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Arsenal fans have singled out Alex Iwobi for praise despite Arsenal's ouster from the UEFA Champions League. The reigning European champions, dumped Arsenal out in the round of 16 after a 5-1 aggregate scoreline. According to talksport.com, some of the fans, who took to Twitter to express their views about the game, rated Iwobi ... Read More
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Former Nigeria international, Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha, has showered plaudits on his nephew, Alex Iwob, for impressing in his UEFA Champions League debut in Arsenal's 3-1 loss to Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Iwobi, who was named in Arsenal's starting eleven, was brilliant on the night before making way for Olivier Giroud in the 73rd minute.
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Wenger has attributed Arenal's ouster from the UEFA Champions League to their inability to put away scoring chances.
For the sixth consecutive year, Arsenal were dumped out of the Champions League after they lost 3-1 in the second leg of the round of 16 to Barcelona at the Nou Camp. The Gunners crashed out 5-1 on aggregate.
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Bayern Munich came from two goals down to beat Juventus 4-2 and qualify for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League 6-4 on aggregates at the Allianz Arena in a game of two halves.
Extra time goals from Thiago Alcantara and Kingsley Coman sealed the Bavarians' place in the next round of the competition despite early strikes from Paul Pogba and Juan Cuadrado in the first half.
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Nigeria youngster, Alex Iwobi gave a brilliant account of himself in his first ever UEFA Champions League game but it wasn't enough as Barcelona defeated Arsenal 3-1 to advance into the quarter-finals, winning theirtwo-legged contest 5-1 on aggregate.
Goals from Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi sealed the win for Barcelona. While Elneny got Arsenal's only goal.
Arsenal had the first sight on goal on 3rd minute through Danny Welbeck but his shot was adjudged to have come off Mascherano.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Jean Francois Loscuito has reported the Nigerian Football Federation to the Court of Arbitration for Sports based in Lausanne, Completesportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered.
A letter to that effect was sent to the NFF headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday it was gathered.
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By James Agberebi: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has expressed optimism that his side have what it takes to finish off Manchester United Round of 16 second leg clash in the UEFA Europa League Thursday night. The Reds take a 2-0 advantage to Old Trafford after goals from Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino dislodged Manchester United. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Akwa United maintained their unbeaten run at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, this season edging Ikorodu United 3-0 in their rescheduled match day-two fixture on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. It was the first time Akwa United coach, Maurice Cooreman, who masterminded Ikorodu United's promotion last season confronted ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Arsenal can defeat Barcelona in their Round of 16 second leg tie tonight (Wednesday) and progress to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League despite a 2-0 aggregate deficit from the first leg, although it's an unlikely outcome, on paper, according to John Ola Shittu, the agent of Super Eagles midfielder John ... Read More
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Former Golden Eaglets goalkeeper Dele Alampasu has been ruled out of the U-23 Eagles international friendly against Brazil billed for Thursday March 24. According to thenff.com, a mail sent to the NFF by the medical doctor of Alampasu’s Portuguese club, Clube Desportivo Feirense, Dr. Alexandre Brandao, confirmed that Alampasu suffered an acute appendicitis on March ... Read More
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Nigeria U-23 Olympic Eagls goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu, has told Completesportsnigeria.com that he will be fit to resume training next weekend after undergoing a successful acute appendicitis last week.
The CD Feirenseâ€™s shot-stopper who was operated upon on the 8th of March disclosed that he was recuperating well after the surgery and should be included in his team's home game against Victoria Guimares on the 6th of April.
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Victor Osimhen scored twice as a combination of the Super Eagles and the U-23 Eagles team defeated NYSC Football Club 9-1 in a test game on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Former Warri Wolves forward, Oghenekaro Etebo also bagged a brace in the encounter.
The first half of the test game was dominated by players from the U-23 Eagles team while Super Eagles stars took over after the break.
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The League Management Company has rescheduled fixtures involving three clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, who have continental engagements this weekend, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The trio of NPFL champions, Enyimba; last season's runners-up, Warri Wolves; and Nasarawa United will be participating in the return legs of their CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup First Round fixtures.
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