Stanley Nwabali: Super Eagles Star Opens Up on Reported England and Saudi Transfer Interest

Stanley Nwabali: Super Eagles Star Opens Up on Reported England and Saudi Transfer Interest

  • Amid reported interest from QPR and Saudi Arabia's Al Ettifaq, Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has set the record straight
  • Nwabali revealed that he is yet to receive any offer from other clubs since the AFCON 2023 in Ivory Coast where Nigeria finished second
  • reports that Nwabali has been linked with a move away from Chippa United of South Africa, a club he joined in 2022 journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.

Cape Province, South Africa - Super Eagles of Nigeria's No.1 goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has said he has "never seen anything" on his "table" since the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ended in Ivory Coast. reports that Nwabali was one of the standout players at AFCON 2023.

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Super Eagles' Nwabali says he has not received any offers since AFCON 2023
Stanley Nwabali quashes transfer talks. Photo credit: DeFodi Images
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Since the completion of the tournament, the 27-year-old has been linked to some clubs outside Africa.

But speaking recently, the former Enyimba shotstopper said there is no truth in the transfer rumours.

As reported by Goal, Nwabali told FARPost:

"You see, to be honest, I’ve never seen anything on my table ever since Afcon."
“Maybe those clubs might have spoken to my team or my manager. But at this point, we can’t do anything.
"And they can’t approach me because it would be unprofessional. They must go to my club or my manager.
“So I don’t know if there’s something on the table maybe waiting for towards summer or transfer window."

Leadership newspaper also noted Nwabali's stance.

He added:

"You know most clubs always do this. When they show interest, you’re opening the way to some other clubs.

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“So, some people always keep it a secret, and when they get you, they get you once. For now, I know nothing.”

What to read about Stanley Nwabali:

Sports administrator shares story of Nwabali's rise earlier reported that former chairman of the defunct League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko, shared the story of how Nwabali, developed.

Dikko made a flashback to Nwabali's days in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).


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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at

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