Nigeria have been handed an injury boost ahead of their international friendly against Brazil next month, with Udinese star William Troost-Ekong back in contention to face the South American powerhouse.
German champions Bayern Munich have reported on their official website that highly-rated Dutch-born striker of Nigerian descent Joshua Zirkzee has committed his future to the club by penning a new deal. The new agreement between Bayern Munich and Zirkzee will keep him at the Bavarians until June 30, 2023.
Following his goal against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Tuesday evening, Peter Olayinka has etched his name into the champions league folklore. The 23-year-old became the first Nigerian to score on his champions league debut since Yakubu Aiyegbeni scored a hattrick for Maccabi Haifa in 2002.
Former Super Eagles forward, Nwankwo Kanu has applauded the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) gesture to have sealed a grade ‘A’ international friendly game between Nigeria and Brazil, slated for October 13.