Musa will still play for Leicester City – Shakespeare

Leicester City manager, Craig Shakespeare, has insisted that Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa, is still in his plans despite his limited playing time this season. Musa has only started 13 games for the Foxes all season, with seven of those coming in the Premier League. He has scored four goals in all competitions. Ahead of…

Musa Will Still Play For Leicester -Shakespeare

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare says Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa is still in his plans despite the Nigeria’s limited playing time. The post Musa Will Still Play For Leicester -Shakespeare appeared first on PM NEWS Nigeria.

Ranieri hails Musa, Ndidi after Leicester eliminate Everton in FA Cup

Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri, has commended Super Eagles duo, Ahmed Musa and Wilfred Ndidi, after they starred in their 2-1 win over Everton in the FA Cup on Saturday. Musa scored twice as the Premier League champions came from a goal down to defeat the Toffees at Goodison Park. Ndidi, who only joined Leicester…

Musa’s brace knocks out Everton from FA Cup

Ahmed Musa Leicester City substitute Ahmed Musa scored twice to transform this FA Cup third-round tie at Everton and inspire The Foxes to victory at Goodison Park. Everton led when Romelu Lukaku turned in substitute Gerard Deulofeu’s cross from close-range in the 63rd minute – but optimism that they would beat a top-flight team at…

Mikel, Kelechi, Musa left out of African Footballer of Year 5-man list

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, on Tuesday announced the top five shortlists for the 2016 African Player of the Year and no Nigeria player was found worthy. Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester’s Ahmed Musa and John Obi Mikel of Chelsea all of whom were on the previous list did not make the cut. The…

President Buhari Congratulates Victorious Super Eagles

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles on their outstanding 3-1 victory over Algeria in the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. President Buhari joins millions of football loving fans in the country in celebrating the very-much improved Super Eagles the Nigerian national team for meeting our expectations during…

Eagles Top Group B After Nigeria Vs Algeria Match

Nigeria’s Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel is out to make it six points from six in two Russia 2018 world cup qualifiers against Algeria. After 10 minutes of play, Victor Moses from the wing trouble Algerians to unleash his electric pace and direct running, charging at the North Africans’ back line. Skipping inside onto…

Algeria coach fears Iwobi, Iheanacho, Musa

Newly appointed Algeria Coach Georges Leekens has said that Super Eagles strikers’ trio of Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester’s Ahmed Musa and Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi will be tough to curtail when both countries battle in a World Cup qualifiers on November 12 in Uyo. Nigeria top Group B of African qualifying with three points, while…

Rohr lists Mikel, Musa, Ikeme, 21 others to battle Algeria (FULL LIST)

Ogu, Etebo, Moses, Ighalo back for Matchday 2 clash Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up captain Mikel John Obi, assistant captain Ahmed Musa, goalkeeper Carl Ikeme and 21 others for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Fennecs of Algeria in Uyo. While he has retained the bulk of…

Mikel Obi, Musa, Iheanacho don’t deserve CAF Award nomination – Chukwuma

Former vice-chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Chief Gabriel Chukwuma, had said the Super Eagles trio of John Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa, have no business being nominated for the 2016 CAF Player of the Year Award. Last week, CAF released a 30-man shortlist of the continent’s best footballers, from where the…

Mikel, Musa, Iheanacho shortlisted for Glo-CAF award

Nigeria’s trio of John Obi Mikel, Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho have been nominated by the Confederation of African Football for the 2016 Glo-CAF African Player of the Year Award. The trio was among the 30 nominees released by CAF on Saturday for the award slated for January 5, 2017 in Abuja. Other top African…

Rohr meets Ranieri, Conte over Musa, Mikel

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, has revealed his plans to seek discussions with Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri and Chelsea’s coach Antonio Conte over Ahmed Musa and John Obi Mikel’s lack of playing time. Since the arrival of Algeria’s Islam Slimani at the club, Musa has failed to feature in City’s last two games…

Mikel, Musa’s Lack of Playing time, worrying – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr, has expressed concern over Ahmed Musa’s lack of playing time at Leicester. Rohr, who took over as coach of the Super Eagles in August feels same for Eagles captain, Mikel Obi. He however, said, he will first speak to the players affected on the issue before talking to their…