New Man Utd interim manager Rangnick previously coached two ex-Super Eagles strikers
Published: November 29, 2021
With a statement on their official website, Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season, subject to work visa requirements. The 63-year-old German football tactician has left his role as Managing Director Sport and Communicat...
Victor Moses ruled out of Spartak Moscow's RPL clash against Ufa
Published: November 29, 2021
Spartak Moscow manager Rui Vitória will not count on the services of Victor Moses when his side tackle Ufa in the Russian Premier League on Monday. The Red-and-Whites have confirmed that Moses and two other players Mikhail Ignatov and Zelimkhan Bakaev will not help the team against Ufa as they are still recovering f...
Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool interested in Aston Villa midfielder of Nigerian descent
Published: November 29, 2021
According to the Guardian UK, Premier League giants Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool are monitoring the situation of highly-rated Aston Villa midfielder of Nigerian descent, Carney Chukwuemeka. Chukwuemeka is tied to Aston Villa until the summer of 2023 and the Lions are keen to tie him down to fres...
Aribo one of three Rangers players named in Scottish Premiership Team of the Week
Published: November 29, 2021
Joe Aribo has bee named in Whoscored.com's Scottish Premiership Team of the Week following his fantastic performance for Rangers in their 3-1 road win over Livingston on Sunday in what was Giovanni van Bronckhorst's first league game in charge of the Light Blues. Sixteen minutes into the first half, the Super Eagles ...
'Defender should deal with it' - Leicester boss has his say on Troost-Ekong's howler
Published: November 29, 2021
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers was on media duties shortly after his team defeated Watford 4-2 on matchday thirteen in the Premier League on Sunday and one of the topics he touched on was James Maddison's opening goal in the sixteenth minute.The Foxes attacking midfielder looked pretty surprised that a long bal...
Watford boss reacts to Troost-Ekong's early Christmas present to Maddison and Leicester
Published: November 28, 2021
Watford boss Claudio Ranieri has had his say on William Troost-Ekong's blunder that gifted Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison the opening goal during his side's 4-2 loss at the King Power Stadium on Sunday. The Nigeria international was making a return to the Hornets starting lineup after he was an u...
'Chilwell highly missed' - Chelsea's Nigerian fans react to disappointing draw vs Man Utd
Published: November 28, 2021
Premier League leaders Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening. No player of Nigerian descent was involved in the fixture; Shola Shoretire wasn't picked by the Red Devils while Tariq Uwakwe has not been registered by the Blues for the Premier League as he was born befo...
Aribo reveals exactly what Rangers boss told the midfielders to do in win vs Livingston
Published: November 28, 2021
Joe Aribo has revealed that the midfielders received specific instructions from new Rangers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst before stepping out onto the Tony Macaroni Arena turf for Sunday's Premiership meeting against Livingston. The Super Eagles star started in a three-man midfield alongside Scott Arfield and Glen Kam...
Dennis equals EPL record held by ex-Leeds, Spurs, Chelsea & Arsenal stars; Man United ace
Published: November 28, 2021
Emmanuel Dennis matched a record held by four former Premier League stars and a Manchester United attacking midfielder during Watford's 4-2 loss to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon. When the Watford striker got on the scoresheet in the 61st minute, he became the sixth player in Premier Leag...
Super Eagles no. 10 on target in GvB's first league match in charge of Glasgow Rangers
Published: November 28, 2021
Rangers made it two wins in as many games by beating Livingston 3-1 in a Scottish Premiership clash at Tony Macaroni Arena on Sunday afternoon. Manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst, in his first league match in charge of Rangers, made only one change to the side which defeated Sparta Prague 2-0, bringing in Scott Arfiel...
AFCON 2021 : Another concern for Super Eagles as first choice GK goes off injured vs Ajax
Published: November 28, 2021
Sparta Rotterdam star Maduka Okoye might be facing a spell on the sidelines, few weeks before the Nigeria Football Federation announces the Super Eagles final roster for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Cameroon.   The injury suffered by Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is already causing Nigeria a headache, L...
Samson Tijani on his relationship with Salzburg starlets of Nigerian descent Okafor, Okoh, Adeyemi
Published: November 28, 2021
Former Golden Eaglets skipper Samson Tijani has spoken about his relationship with Red Bull Salzburg starlets of Nigerian descent Noah Okafor, Bryan Okoh, Chukwubuike Adamu, Karim Adeyemi and Justin Omoregie. Okafor, Adamu and Adeyemi are cap-tied to the senior national teams of Switzerland, Austria and Germany respec...
Middlesbrough, Swansea, Bournemouth gunning for Arsenal's Anglo-American-Nigerian whizkid
Published: November 28, 2021
Folarin Balogun is on the radar of multiple Championship and foreign clubs around one month before the January transfer window opens for business. The England U21 international has turned heads following his outstanding performance for Arsenal's development squad in the 2021-2022 season. It was previously known th...
'Back to his best' - Chukwueze praised after scoring against Barcelona
Published: November 28, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze was praised by celebrated Spanish sports daily AS following his goal for Villarreal in their 3-1 loss to Barcelona in a La Liga match at the Estadio de la Cerámica on Saturday night. It was his first goal in the Spanish top-flight since he found the net against the same opponents on April 25, 2021. ...
'They had a great result vs Man Utd' - Ndidi anticipates tough match against Watford
Published: November 27, 2021
Wilfred Ndidi is anticipating a tough match when Leicester City take on Watford in a Premier League encounter at King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Although Watford are sixteenth in the table, the Nigeria international has underlined that the opponents should not be underestimated. Under a new coach in Claud...