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OFFICIAL: Sadiq Umar joins Torino on loan from Roma, with option to buy

Nigerian striker Sadiq Umar has joined rival Serie A side  Torino on a season long loan deal, with option to buy. According to Roma's official website: “Sadiq joins Torino on a temporary deal that runs until 30 June 2018. As part of the...

Brighton make bid for Nigerian youngster

Newly promoted Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion have made a bid for Blackpool winger Bright Osayi-Samuel, according to reports. The Nigerian youngster Osayi-Samuel made 42 appearances for Blackpool in League 2 last season, netting five goals, and helped...

Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham City

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit to play for English Championship side Birmingham City, reports BBC Sport. The Blues had agreed terms with the 24-year-old to sign him from Turkish club Trabzonspor. Onazi was confident of making...

Ivanovic warns Zenit teammates to be wary of dangerous Nigerian striker

Former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has identified Cyriel Dessers as a threat, ahead of Wednesday evening's Europa League playoff tie between his Russian side Zenit St Petersburg and Dutch Eredivisie team FC Utrecht. The 22 year old Cyriel Dessers (eligible for Belgium and Nigeria), who has...

Kelechi Nwakali is good enough to play for the Super Eagles. – Agent

Dutch Eredivisie side VVV Venlo have reached an agreement with Arsenal for a season-long loan deal for Nigeria U20 skipper Kelechi Nwakali, according to reports. ''Kelechi is going to VVV Venlo on loan, we have concluded talks with them. There...

Enyeama set for Super Eagles return?

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has hinted that former Super Eagles skipper and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama could return to the team soon. The out of favour Lille goalkeeper was sacked from the first team by the new coach of the French Ligue 1...

Victor Osimhen delighted to score brace for Wolfsburg. Set for Bundesliga season

Victor Osimhen helped his German side Wolfsburg to a ‎6-0 win over VfV Hildesheim in the Bundesliga side's last pre-season game before the start of the league season in Germany's top flight next weekend. The 18 year old scored twice in...

World Cup qualifiers: Odion Ighalo set for Nigeria recall

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is glad to see Leon Balogun regain his full fitness ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. Nigeria will face Cameroon in two legs in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Uyo, Nigeria on 31 August...

Norwegian club Rosenborg signed Samuel Adegbenro

Norwegian giant Rosenborg have signed Nigerian forward Samuel Adegbenro on a four and half year deal from Viking FK. The 21-year-old has scored six goals in 15 appearances this season for Viking FK, who are second from bottom of the...
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