Championship Wrap: Chelsea Loanee Abraham, Onuoha Score; Aluko, Akpan Play Full Game; Ajayi, Solomon-Otabor, Shodipo BenchedPublished: August 27, 2016
Allnigeriasoccer.com reviews the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the Football League Championship on Saturday.Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham continues to impress at Bristol City, scoring his fourth goal across all competitions in his team’s 3-1 win against Aston Villa at Ashton Gate Stadium.The Engla...
Chelsea Winger Victor Moses Equals Goalscoring Run For The Fourth TimePublished: August 27, 2016
For the fourth time in his Chelsea career, Nigeria international Victor Moses has scored in back to back games following his 89th minute goal against Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.The 25-year-old first scored in consecutive matches for the Blues during the 2012-2013 campaign when he found the back...
Premier League Wrap : Moses On Song; Success Debuts; No Debut For Aina; Ighalo Stars; Musa Subbed In; Mikel ExcusedPublished: August 27, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.We start off at White Hart Lane for the game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool. Dele Alli and Josh Onomah were both involved, with the England midfielder playing the full game and getting cautioned in t...
Scout Who Recommended Kanu, Finidi, Ibrahimovic To Ajax Amsterdam Is DeadPublished: August 27, 2016
Ton Pronk, the Dutch scout who recommended former Super Eagles heroes Nwankwo Kanu and Finidi George to Ajax Amsterdam, passed away on Friday, August 26 at the age of 75.The former Netherlands international died in Purmerend due to the effects of a muscle disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Apart from Kanu an...
Nigeria Star Moses Aiding Ola Aina Rise To Prominence At ChelseaPublished: August 27, 2016
England youth international Ola Aina has admitted that Victor Moses is among the players pivotal in his development at Chelsea. The 19-year-old is a fullback and usually operates behind the Nigerian winger if both are on the pitch at the same time.“With Pedro it’s good because he listens to me and I listen ...
Amokachi, Babayaro, Enyeama Retain Their Places In Champions League History BooksPublished: August 27, 2016
Former Nigeria internationals Daniel Amokachi, Celestine Babayaro and Vincent Enyeama are still in the Champions League books, ahead of the start of the group stage of the competition in September. And Amokachi’s record of being the first player to score in football’s flagship club competition, the UEFA Cha...
Ola Aina Advises Junior Brother To Choose England Over Nigeria, Debuts For England U16sPublished: August 27, 2016
Chelsea talent Jordan Aina is set to follow in the footsteps of his elder brother, Ola Aina, by choosing to play for England rather than Nigeria, where his parents originate from.The English Football Association are thought to be favourites to secure Jordan Aina’s international future, as he was handed his intern...
Bright Enobakhare Firing On All Cylinders Again; Nets Brace Against West BromPublished: August 27, 2016
Bright Enobakhare netted two goals as Wolverhampton Wanderers came from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion 3-1 at the Molineux Stadium in the Premier League 2 on Friday night.Wolves were dominant in the first half , with their Nigerian striker having several chances to put his side in front, but went behind in the 59t...
Chuba Akpom, Ovie Ejaria Feature As Liverpool Roll Past Arsenal In Premier League 2Published: August 26, 2016
In their third game in the Premier League 2 (Division 1) this season, Arsenal lost 3-1 to Liverpool at the Emirates on Friday night, with two players of Nigerian descent in action for both teams.England U21 international Chuba Akpom went the distance for the Gunners, and ex-Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria played his...
Official : Liverpool Announce Taiwo Awoniyi Will Spend This Season At NEC NijmegenPublished: August 26, 2016
Liverpool have announced via their official webpage that Taiwo Awoniyi will spend the whole of the 2016-2017 season on loan at NEC Nijmegen. The deal will be ratified if the Nigeria U23 international is granted a work permit by the Dutch authorities. Incidentally, Awoniyi had to spend his first season as a professional...
Exclusive: Success, Ighalo Named In Watford Squad For Arsenal Clash; Ikechi Anya OmittedPublished: August 26, 2016
Former Golden Eaglets star Isaac Success is poised to make his Premier League debut against Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon, barring any last-minute developments.Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has named the ex-Granada star in his 20-man provisi...
Uwakwe Continues To Live Up To His Billing As A Top Prospect; Shines In Chelsea WinPublished: August 26, 2016
The young Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe played a big part in Chelsea’s 5-0 rout of Swansea City in the U18 Premier League on Friday afternoon. Though the 16-year-old did not get on the scoresheet, he had a couple of chances to score his second goal for the academy team of the Blues. In the first half, Uwakwe, ...
Mourinho Says He Will Select Nigerian Whizkid Kehinde Ahead Of SchweinsteigerPublished: August 26, 2016
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hinted that he will select Nigerian midfielder Tosin Kehinde and other youngsters in the academy ahead of Bastian Schweinsteiger.The German has been declared surplus to requirements by Mourinho, but he has vowed to remain at Old Trafford and fight for a first-team shirt, addi...
Manchester City Coach Clears The Air On Injury Status Of IheanachoPublished: August 26, 2016
Speaking at a press conference on Friday afternoon, Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has suggested that Kelechi Iheanacho is not in danger of missing the Premier League clash against West Ham on Sunday.The Nigeria international earlier played down reports that he is set for a spell on the sidelines, and the Spanish ...
Derby County, Brighton Join Arsenal, Spurs In Race For Blackpool Talent Osayi-SamuelPublished: August 26, 2016
Two Championship clubs have joined Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City in the race for the signature of the highly-rated Blackpool winger Bright Osayi-Samuel, allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report. Derby County and Brighton & Hove Albion have registered their interest to acquire the teenager from The Ta...
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