Tag "Samuel Chukwueze"

    La Liga to resume on June 8

La Liga to resume on June 8

Pedro Sanchez, Spain's prime minister, has given the La Liga go ahead to resume the league on June 8, after three months of shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2019-20 Spanish league season has been suspended since March 12 when a state of emergency was declared in the country. But on Saturday, Sanchez gave the green light for football to return in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Iheanacho returns as Rohr invites Dessers, Ehizibue for Sierra Leone clash

Iheanacho returns as Rohr invites Dessers, Ehizibue for Sierra Leone clash

Gernor Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has invited Kingsley Ehizibue and Cyril Dessers of FC Koln and Heralces Almero respectively, in his 24-man squad for the quick-double 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifyiers against Sierra Leone. The list include Ahmed Musa, the captain, William Troost-Ekong and Kenneth Omeruo. Others are Daniel Akpeyi, Leon Balogun, Olaoluwa Aina, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Osigwe, Aribo, Iheanacho… TheCable’s team of the week

Osigwe, Aribo, Iheanacho… TheCable’s team of the week

Many Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs over the weekend – some impressed, others flopped, and many were lost in the activities. Here are the top performers who made TheCable’s team of the week. Sebastian Osigwe - Krien Osigwe had one of his best games of the season in Krien's 0-0 draw with Winterthur in the Swiss Challenge League. He [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Akpeyi, Troost-Ekong, Aribo… TheCable’s team of the week

Akpeyi, Troost-Ekong, Aribo… TheCable’s team of the week

After a weekend of high drama, exciting comebacks and fabulous goals, TheCable picks the best Nigerian XI. The team of the week is set up in a 3-4-3 formation. In goal post, usual suspect Daniel Akpeyi gets the nod as a result of his heroics in Kaizer Chiefs' win over Cape Town City. Fatai Osho of Enyimba FC is the gaffer in charge [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    FULL LIST: Sadio Mane wins 2019 African footballer of the year

FULL LIST: Sadio Mane wins 2019 African footballer of the year

Senegal's Sadio Mane has beaten Mohamed Salah, his colleague in Liverpool, and Riyad Mahrez of Algeria, to be crowned 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year. The continent awards which celebrate African footballers and officials who have distinguished themselves during 2019 saw Mane win the prestigious award on Tuesday night -- on his fourth attempt. The Senegalese was finalist [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    I’ll only leave Villarreal if guaranteed regular play time, says Chukwueze

I’ll only leave Villarreal if guaranteed regular play time, says Chukwueze

With just four days to the opening of the January transfer window, Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, says he will only leave Villarreal to another club if he is guaranteed a regular playing time. Chukwueze, who has been linked with a move to Chelsea in January, told TheCable that he has to be given assurance that he won't be on the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    FULL LIST: Ighalo missing as Oshoala, Osimhen make final cut for 2019 CAF awards

FULL LIST: Ighalo missing as Oshoala, Osimhen make final cut for 2019 CAF awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released its final contenders for the 28th edition of its annual football awards, with Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze, and Asisat Oshoala as the representatives for Nigeria. While Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles forward, who was the highest goal scorer during the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers and tournament, failed to make the final cut, Liverpool's duo [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Chukwueze: The ‘N98m’ Ferrari doesn’t belong to me… I don’t know how to drive

Chukwueze: The ‘N98m’ Ferrari doesn’t belong to me… I don’t know how to drive

Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, has come out to deny ownership of a Ferrari car he was recently spotted posing with some months ago. In September, the Umuahia-born football star had taken to his Instagram page to share photos of him sitting on the car - which is said to be worth a whopping "N98,000,000". The pictures had gone viral on social media and [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    FULL LIST: Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen shortlisted for CAF 2019 awards

FULL LIST: Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen shortlisted for CAF 2019 awards

Odion Ighalo, Wilfred Ndidi and Victor Osimhen, three Super Eagles stars, have been shortlisted among thirty for the 2019 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award. The nominees for the different categories were announced by the confederation on Sunday. https://twitter.com/caf_online/status/1198554937619353601?s=21 Super Falcons trio of Asisat Oshoala, Nnadozie Chiamaka and Kanu Uchenna are also among the first ten nominees for the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Osimhen brace helps Eagles thrash Lesotho in 2021 AFCON qualifier

Osimhen brace helps Eagles thrash Lesotho in 2021 AFCON qualifier

Super Eagles of Nigeria showed quality to beat Lesotho 4-2 in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Maseru on Sunday. The hosts drew the first blood with a good header from the center of the box through Masoabi Nkoto. Nigeria levelled up in the 26th minute. Victor Osimhen tackled a Lesotho defender and laid up Alex Iwobi, who made [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Akpeyi, Collins, Ndidi…TheCable’s team of the week

Akpeyi, Collins, Ndidi…TheCable’s team of the week

Some Super Eagles players have made our team of the week due to their outstanding performances in a weekend of high drama, exciting comebacks and fabulous goals across the globe. Here are the top performers who made TheCable’s team of the week: Daniel Akpeyi Kaizer Chiefs continued their good run thanks to their net minder. He came and won all Amazulu's crosses and [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Chukwueze, Dele-Ashiru nominated for 2019 Golden Boy award

Chukwueze, Dele-Ashiru nominated for 2019 Golden Boy award

Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, and Tom Dele-Ashiru, Flying Eagles midfielder, have been named in the 40-man list of nominees for the 2019 Golden Boy award. The annual award organised by Tuttosport, an Italian newspaper, recognises the most outstanding player in Europe under the age of 21. One of the criteria for nomination is that the players nominated must be playing in top [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Aribo, Ajayi, Chukwueze… TheCable’s team of the week

Aribo, Ajayi, Chukwueze… TheCable’s team of the week

After another exciting weekend of football, TheCable selects the best XI of Nigerian players in action across the globe. Sylvester Igboun and Junior Ajayi lead in the attack which has Manu Garba, Golden Eaglets' gaffer, as its coach. The team also include Ramon Azeez, Joe Aribo, Wilfred Ndidi and Kenneth Omeruo. Francis Uzoho The Deportivo La Coruna loanee kept Omonia Nicosia in the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Osimhen, Okereke, Samuel…TheCable’s team of the week

Osimhen, Okereke, Samuel…TheCable’s team of the week

Nigerians across the world recorded several “imponderable elements” over the weekend, some shining, some falling just under the radar, and a few getting attention for the wrong reasons. TheCable selects the best XI from across the world of football, where Nigeria's flag is being hoisted by her ambassadors. Daniel Akpeyi From the start, he had to be alert; his succession of superb [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, signs with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, signs with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles winger, has signed with Roc Nation Sports (RNS), a management firm founded by Shawn 'JAY-Z' Carter. RNS, which is the sports management division of Roc Nation, took to its social media outlets to announce the partnership on Thursday. The sports firm said it has entered a partnership with '10 Management' to manage the affairs of Chukwueze. "Today Roc Nation Sports [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Nigerians in action as Arsenal face Napoli, Villarreal draw Valencia in UEL quarter-finals

Nigerians in action as Arsenal face Napoli, Villarreal draw Valencia in UEL quarter-finals

Alex Iwobi's Arsenal will face a tough tie against Napoli in the last eight of the Europa League, while Samuel Chukwueze side, Villareal will settle scores with Valencia. Unai Emery's men were drawn to face the Serie A side after their dramatic comeback to beat Rennes in the last-16. The first leg initially was due to take place in Naples next month, but [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement