Chelsea defender Ola Aina set to dump England for Nigeria, Gernot Rohr confirms talks

Ola Aina and Diego Costa

Chelsea right back Ola Aina is on the verge of switching his international future to Nigeria. According to goal.com, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has held talks with the youngster over the possibility of playing for the country of his parents’ birth. Temitayo Olufisayo Olaoluwa Aina was born in London and has made dozens of…

Super Eagles land in Zambia, to train 4.30 pm today

Super Eagles land in Zambia

Super Eagles have arrived in Ndola ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Chipolopolo of Zambia. The 148 –seater Arik Air Boeing 737-800 aircraft touched down at the Simon Kawewe International Airport, Ndola at 12.07 pm Zambia time (11.07 am Nigeria time), after about 5-hour flight, having left Abuja 6.24 am today. They…

Daniel Amokachi explains match-fixing allegation against Finnish club

Daniel Amokachi

JS Hercules manager Daniel Amokachi has thrown more light on the match-fixing allegation against his semi-professional club in Finland. The former Nigeria and Everton striker stated the issue was unhealthy for his image as a member of Interpol’s match-fixing enquiry initiative. Amokachi was appointed by Oulu-based Finnish football club, JS Hercules, 8 months ago. He…

Kelechi Nwakali “overwhelmed” to train with Arsenal first team

Nigeria youth international Kelechi Nwakali has been overwhelmed when he trained with Arsenal first team. Nwakali, 18, joined the Gunners this summer from the Diamond Football Academy in Nigeria, and has provisionally been loaned out to MVV Maastricht for the 2016/17 season subject to a work permit being granted. The attacking midfielder is one of…

FT: Germany 2-0 Nigeria

Germany’s Olympic football (men) team have smashed to smithereens the dream of Nigeria’s Dream Team VI to re-enact the exemplary heroism of Nigeria’s team at the 1996 Olympic Football tournament in Atlanta. The Germans exhibited symptomatic technical and tactical efficiency to subdue the emblematic Nigerian fluency. And the result, two unreplied goals from the Europeans….