Tag: Nigeria

Leon Balogun joins Super Eagles of Nigeria for Liberia and Cape Verde games despite his attack on NFF

Leon Balogun will play in the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers contrary to earlier reports that he might be dropped due to how he criticized the Nigeria Football Federation. Recall that in July 2021, the 33-year-old Rangers of Scotland defender revealed in an interview that the Nigeria FA was owing […]

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Leon Balogun has not been seen in Super Eagles of Nigeria training, could it be because of his criticism of Nigeria FA?

Leon Balogun was not seen in the Super Eagles of Nigeria training camp on Monday, August 30, and it has sparked speculation that he is being witch-hunted for criticizing the Nigeria Football Federation. The players and coaches of Nigeria’s national football team took a picture after their first day of training ahead of their FIFA […]

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Leon Balogun laments about unpaid bonuses and poor infrastructure for Super Eagles of Nigeria players, NFF reacts

Leon Balogun decided to break the norm in the current setup of the Super Eagles of Nigeria by voicing out his displeasure with the football authority in the country. The 33-year-old Rangers center-back revealed that the players of the national team are being demoralized due to how the country’s football authority is managing them. In […]

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Taiwo Awoniyi ended his relationship with Liverpool for his wife Taiwo Jesudun and son Emanuel

For the past six years, Taiwo Awoniyi tried to fulfill his dream of playing at Liverpool football club but failed to fulfill it until Tuesday, July 20, 2021, when the dream was finally put to rest. The 23-year-old Nigerian football star joined Liverpool on August 31, 2015, from a Nigerian-based football academy, Imperial Soccer Academy […]

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Super Eagles’ John Ogu wants Nigeria football team to Boycott matches over the killing of protesters

Super Eagles of Nigeria out of favor midfielder John Ogu wants the players of the national football team to boycott subsequent matches in protest against the killing of protesters in the country. The world was stunned when the news broke that the government of Nigeria ordered the country’s army to shoot at protesters gathered at […]

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Lekki Toll Gate Massacre: Manchester United’s Odion Ighalo Calls Nigeria’s government “killers”

Odion Ighalo of Manchester United could not hide his frustration and bitterness over the massacre that happened at Lekki toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria, where scores of unarmed protesters were killed by the Nigeria Army. Scores were also injured in the attack that happened on Tuesday night. Though Nigeria Army denied the operation, video taken […]

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