Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo of Watford were the first Super Eagles players to arrive the team’s training camp in Belgium ahead of friendlies against DR Congo and Cameroon.

Mikel was not listed by his troubled London club at the weekend, while Ighalo smashed his fifth goal in the EPL for Watford.Eagles spokesman Toyin Ibitoye confirmed their arrival at the Eagles hotel in Belgium, adding that a majority of the call-ups will hit the camp on Monday.“Mikel and Odion Ighalo are the…

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Eagles Euro Watch

Leon Balogun: The right back played for only seven minutes for Mainz as they beat his former team Darmstadt 3-2. He replaced Yoshinori Muto in the 83rd minute.

Akeem Latifu: The Aalesund right back was on from start to finish when they beat Sandefjord 2-1. He assisted Abdellaoue for the equaliser in the 89th minute.Vincent Enyeama: The Eagles captain missed Lille game against Montpellier as he was back in Nigeria to bury his late mother. Lille won 2-0.Odion Ighalo: The on-form striker scored fo…

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Nigerian youngster Uche Ikpeazu was the match winner for his English League One team Port Vale as they beat Sheffield United 2-1 on Saturday.

Ikpeazu has now scored six goals in the league as Port Vale’s leading scorer.The 20-year-old Watford loanee doubled Port Vale’s lead in the 45th minute as Ikpeazu cut inside from the left and bundled his way through two challenges.The ball dropped to the striker who then showed great composure to take aim from 15 yards and hammer the ball p…

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Van Gaal pays tribute to Wenger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger is doing a great job at the Gunners, despite increasingly vocal criticism of the Frenchman.

Wenger celebrated his 19th year in charge of the north-London outfit earlier this week and has led his club to consecutive FA Cup titles in recent seasons, but their disastrous start to this term’s Champions League campaign has brought his doubters to the fore once again.Specifically, his decision to rest Petr Cech in the…

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Carneiro hits out at Football Association

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro has hit out at the Football Association’s handling of Jose Mourinho’s disciplinary case, after recently parting ways with the club.

Carneiro was banished from the touchline by Mourinho after an incident that took place in the latter stages of the clash with Swansea on 8 August.The doctor was waved onto the pitch by the match referee to attend to Eden Hazard, who seemingly required treatment following a strong challenge from an opposition player.Oddly, Mourinho…

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Eagles Euro Watch

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Leon Balogun: The right back played for only seven minutes for Mainz as they beat his former team Darmstadt 3-2. He replaced Yoshinori Muto in the 83rd minute.  Akeem ...

Wenger slams Ospina critics

October 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dubbed criticism of David Ospina sensationalist after the goalkeeper’s poor performance in the Champions League.  The Columbian ...

Mourinho vows not to quit

October 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes he is still the right man to lead the club, despite the club’s poor start to the 2015/16 season.  The Blues only lost three ...

Monaco v Tottenham

October 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tottenham will be hoping to carry their domestic form over to the Europa League when they take on Monaco in the Principality on Thursday.  Mauricio Pochettino’s ...

Eagles Euro Watch

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Victor Moses: He played 57 minutes for West Ham United in their 2-2 draw at home to Norwich City.  Carl Ikeme: He was again left on the bench as Wolves drew 1-1 at ...

Eagles Euro Watch

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a good weekend for Nigeria players as most of them were impressive for their clubs ahead of the double header of friendly matches against DR Congo and Cameroon draw ...

Chelsea v Arsenal 

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chelsea will welcome London rivals Arsenal to Stamford Bridge on Saturday desperate to get their Premier League title defence on track.  The Blues have endured the ...

Liverpool v Norwich

September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Liverpool manager Brendon Rodgers will be hoping his gamble to rest a host of first-team players for their midweek Europa League game will pay off with a win against Norwich ...
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