Erico applauds Egbo, Newton over European feats

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Joe Erico, has lauded ex-international Ndubuisi Egbo and English-born Nigerian manager Eddie Newton after their recent achievements with their respective European clubs. Egbo made history by becoming the first Nigerian to win a European league…

Eagles-target Dessers may consider Belgium call-up

Cyriel Dessers has hinted that he could still play for Belgium despite committing his international future to the Super Eagles, The PUNCH reports. The striker is eligible to play for Nigeria through his mother, who is from Lagos, and also…

Osimhen’s €70m deal with Napoli, a good advertisement for Nigeria, says Adelabu

Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu, says the five-year deal sealed by Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, with Italian club Napoli, is a big advertisement for Nigeria. Lille will pocket €70 million in the first year, which could rise to…

Osimhen quarantined after sealing €80m Napoli deal

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen signed his African record deal to Napoli from Lille on Friday, and was quarantined by Nigerian health officials thereafter, The PUNCH has exclusively gathered. The deal, worth €70m, which could rise to €80m with bonuses,…

Ajayi nominated for West Brom’s POTY award

Super Eagles defender, Semi Ajayi, has been nominated for West Brom’s Ideal Boilers Supporters’ Player of the Season award. Ajayi joined the Baggies in the summer from League 2 side, Rotherham United, and has gone on to establish himself in…

Onyekuru flies out to Monaco with family at first wedding anniversary

Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru, has flown out with his family in a private jet to Monaco, “to meet up with club commitments”. The former on-loan Galatasaray winger, who featured for the three-time African champions at the 2019 African Cup…

Trials of black coach proving racists wrong in Albania

The first African coach to take a team to the European Champions League, Ndubisi Egbo of Albanian side KF Tirana, has spoken of the racial abuse he received this season on his way to making history. KF Tirana were last…

Nigeria heightens plans to snatch Saka

Nigeria are accelerating their attempts to snatch Arsenal wonderkid Bukayo Saka from England. The 18-year-old is emerging as a real contender to break into Gareth Southgate’s squad following a string of excellent displays for his club. He has represented England…

Mba’s lifestyle affected his career – Amokachi

Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi, has blamed an indiscipline lifestyle and a failed transfer move to Bordeaux for Sunday Mba’s short-lived career, The PUNCH reports. The 30-year-old, who scored the Super Eagles’ winning goal in the 2013 Africa…

Albanian league win, victory for African coaches – Egbo

FK Tirana manager Ndubuisi Egbo is hopeful his success in the outgoing Albania season will spur other African coaches to success. The former Super Eagles goalkeeper on Sunday steered Tirana to their 25th Superliga title, their first in 11 years,…

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