• FIFA give Lazio deadline date to pay Ogenyi Onazi salary

    FIFA give Lazio deadline date to pay Ogenyi Onazi salary

    World football governing body FIFA have handed Italian Serie A club Lazio a November 29 ultimatum to pay the Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi his outstanding salaries or face their wrath.

    A source close to Onazi told only AfricanFootball.com that FIFA have ordered Lazio to pay before end of this month.

    “FIFA have given Lazio till November 29 to pay Onazi or face their wrath. He is being owed two months’ salary,” the source exclusively informed AfricanFootball.com

    In the summer, midfielder Onazi joined Turkish […]

  • Ogenyi Onazi predicts difficult game against Algeria

    Ogenyi Onazi predicts difficult game against Algeria

    The Trabzonspor midfielder sees Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against the Greens as a tricky encounter and has called for focus.

    Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to a fierce game when Nigeria host Algeria in the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Saturday for a ticket to Russia 2018.

    Onazi believes the Super Eagles have a daunting task ahead of them to show supremacy over the third best team in Africa and also to maintain their position as Group B leaders with maximum points.

    “We don’t […]

  • Ogenyi Onazi pays tribute to ‘legendary’ Miroslav Klose

    Ogenyi Onazi pays tribute to ‘legendary’ Miroslav Klose

    Super Eagles’ midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has paid his respect to Miroslav Klose who hangs his boots as Germany’s all-time topscorer after he announcing his retirement from football to end his 29-year old career.

    Klose who recorded 71 goals in 137 appearnces for the ‎Die Mannschaft and also owns the record for the most goals in the World Cup with 16 goals, called up his time in active football as he eyes a coaching role in the German national team.

    Onazi who spent […]

  • Nigeria’s Onazi drags Lazio to FIFA over unpaid salaries

    Nigeria’s Onazi drags Lazio to FIFA over unpaid salaries

    Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has concluded plans to take his former club Lazio to FIFA over unpaid wages.

    A source close to the player said that the hard working Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder is not happy that he is being owed two months’ salary by the Italian Serie A club.

    “Onazi is taking Lazio to FIFA over-unpaid salary,”the source told only AfricanFootball.com

    “He is not happy with them and has contacted Lazio over the issue but it seems they are not ready to […]

  • Omeruo, Onazi must improve

    Omeruo, Onazi must improve

    Godwin Izilein says Kenneth Omeruo and Ogenyi Onazi must take some blame for the Super Eagles’ poor defending in their opening Russia 2018 World Cup Group B qualifier against Zambia’s Chipolopolo at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, Zambia, on Sunday.

    Nigeria won the encounter 2-1, with goals from Premier League attacking duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho. Veteran striker Collins Mbesuma capitalised on Omeruo’s schoolboy defending to score Zambia’s goal.

    Gabon and Equatorial Guinea 2012 Africa Cup of Nations champions Chipolopolo put […]

  • Onazi, Ikeme and six others arrive for Zambia clash

    Onazi, Ikeme and six others arrive for Zambia clash

    The Super Eagles’ camp has begun to fill up ahead of Sunday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifying fixture against the Chipolopolo in Ndola.

    Nigeria’s camp is bubbling to life as invited players trickle in ahead Sunday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

    Trabzonspor’ Ogenyi Onazi who was on parade for 29 minutes in his side’s 4-0 defeat to Karabukspor in the Turkish elite division is among the early arrivals.

    Others are Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Carl Ikeme, Emmanuel Daniel, Elderson Echiejile, Bobby Clement, Musa […]

  • Like Barcelona’s Messi, Onazi joins blonde hair gang(see photo)

    Like Barcelona’s Messi, Onazi joins blonde hair gang(see photo)

    The Super Eagles will line up with a light-haired player when they face Zambia after the midfielder decided to join the likes Lionel Messi in dying his hair.

    Trabzonspor’s Ogenyi Onazi has joined the blonde squad after dying his hair blonde in a picture posted by Arsenal’s foward Asisat Oshoala after Trabzonspor’s 3-0 defeat to Omeruo’s Alanyaspor.

    Super Falcons player Asisat Oshoala who was present at the Alanya Oba stadium on Saturday, posted a picture of Onazi’s new look and Kenneth Omeruo […]

  • Onazi pleased with police arrest of armed robbers

    Onazi pleased with police arrest of armed robbers

    Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi is delighted following the arrest of armed robbers who raided his house in Jos.

    The men of the underworld disguised as courier men trying to deliver a letter to his father, but later got him tied and beaten up before carting away valuables on Monday.

    However, Onazi confirmed from his base in Turkey that they have been captured in Epe, Lagos.

    “The five armed robbers that robbed my family home In Jos have been apprehended at Epe, Lagos. I […]

  • SHOCKING: Trabzonspor’s Onazi falls victim to credit card fraudsters

    SHOCKING: Trabzonspor’s Onazi falls victim to credit card fraudsters

    The Super Eagles midfielder has expressed his disgust after being swindled by fraudsters.

    Ogenyi Onazi has expressed his annoyance after falling victim to credit card scams.

    The 23-year-old who recently joined Trabzonspor from Lazio, revealed via Twitter how he had been dealing with fraudsters for months until he was contacted by the credit card company.

    “Guys be careful where you buy things with your credit card. Just got a call from MasterCard asking me if I was in Shanghai,” Onazi tweeted.

    “I told them […]

  • Super Eagles Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi’s White Wedding …Photos

    Super Eagles Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi’s White Wedding …Photos

    Super Eagles Midfielder, Ogenyi Eddy Onazi and Sandra Ogunsuyi tied the knot yesterday, Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Lagos.

    Super Eagles Midfielder, Ogenyi Eddy Onazi and Sandra Ogunsuyi tied the knot yesterday, Saturday, June 18, 2016 in

  • Ogenyi Onazi captains Nigeria against Mali tonight

    Ogenyi Onazi captains Nigeria against Mali tonight

    Lazio of Italy midfielder will wear the captain’s armband for Nigeria in the friendly against Mali in Rouen, France, tonight.

    The 23-year-old Onazi is one of the most senior players left in the squad following the withdrawals of captain Mikel Obi and his vice-captain Ahmed Musa, as well as Victor Moses.

    And he will be handed the captain’s armband when the Super Eagles line out against their Malian counterparts.
    “(Ogenyi) Onazi will captain the team against Mali barring any last minute change, but […]