Done deals : Gent and Genk complete deadline day transfers of two Nigerian center forwards
Published: February 01, 2023
 Pro League table toppers Racing Genk quickly signed a replacement for Paul Onuachu on transfer deadline day in Belgium.   The Limburg club have strengthened their attack with the acquisition of Tolu Arokodare, who last wore the colours of French Ligue 2 club Amiens.   A center forward by trade, Arokoda...
Schoolboy striker of Nigerian descent makes competitive debut for Arsenal U21s
Published: February 01, 2023
Talented striker of Nigerian descent Daniel Oyetunde made his competitive debut for Arsenal's development squad in a dead rubber Premier League Cup clash against Burnley at Meadow Park on Tuesday.   The Gunners U21s had already secured passage to the last sixteen before the visit of the Clarets, so manager M...
One in, one out : Southampton confirm deadline day transfers of two Nigeria-eligible players
Published: February 01, 2023
Through their official website, Premier League side Southampton have confirmed the deadline day transfers of two Super Eagles-eligible players, with one inbound and the other outbound.    Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu has joined the Saints on a permanent deal from Belgian Pro League table toppers Racing G...
Done deal : Arsenal loan out talented Nigerian striker to EFL club 
Published: January 31, 2023
With a statement on their official website, Premier League table toppers Arsenal have announced that talented London-born Nigerian striker Nathan Butler-Oyedeji has been loaned out to Accrington Stanley.    The 20-year-old will spend the remainder of the season at the EFL League One club.    Butler-Oye...
Official : Deadline day moves for Fulham and St. Mirren box-to-box midfielders of Nigerian descent
Published: January 31, 2023
Championship club Preston North End have completed the deadline day signing of 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup winner Josh Onomah.   Onomah mutually terminated his contract with Premier League side Fulham before heading to Preston North End.    The central midfielder, a product of the Tottenham Hotspur academy, ...
Official : Barcelona-reared fullback Ekpolo joins Cypriot club 
Published: January 31, 2023
With a statement on their official website, Cypriot First Division club Apollon Limassol have announced the signing of Barcelona-reared fullback Godswill Ekpolo from Swedish outfit Norrkoping.   The former Nigeria U23 international has signed a deal until the end of the 2023-2024 season.    Ekpolo is a...
Official : EFL club confirm Nigeria-eligible striker has returned to Chelsea
Published: January 31, 2023
Through their official website, English Football League club Forest Green Rovers have confirmed that Nigeria-eligible striker Bryan Fiabema has returned to parent club Chelsea.    The Blues have cut short Fiabema's loan spell which was originally supposed to keep him at the League One club until the end of...
Nigeria coach Peseiro in attendance as Flying Eagles extend unbeaten run to 16 games
Published: January 31, 2023
Super Eagles Head Coach, José Santos Peseiro was present at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project pitch on Tuesday morning as Nigeria's U20 boys, Flying Eagles mauled Capital City Football Academy 4-0 in a friendly match.     The warm-up game was another tune-up session to the game against Junior Chipolopolo of Zambi...
'A man of his word' - OGC Nice confirm capture of Super Eagles striker on loan with obligation to buy 
Published: January 31, 2023
French Ligue 1 club OGC Nice have won the race for Nigeria international striker Terem Moffi.   With a statement on their official website, OGC Nice have confirmed the arrival of Terem Moffi on a loan deal with an obligation to buy from FC Lorient.    Moffi was heavily courted by Premier League duo South...
Official : Racing Genk sign versatile Nigerian midfielder for youth team
Published: January 31, 2023
With a statement on their official website, Racing Genk have announced the signing of versatile Nigerian midfielder Christian Akpan.    Akpan has put pen to paper on a three-year contract with the Limburg club with option for two additional seasons.    The 18-year-old will initially start his Racing Gen...
'I'm counting on him tomorrow' - Genk coach hopeful of keeping Southampton-linked striker Onuachu
Published: January 31, 2023
Racing Genk manager Wouter Vrancken has played down speculation linking Nigeria international Paul Onuachu with a deadline day move to the English Premier League.    The lanky attacker has been identified as a potential transfer target for Southampton, who are in the market for a striker or two.   The ...
Sheffield Wednesday make transfer decision on 2019 Flying Eagles invitee
Published: January 31, 2023
EFL League One promotion hopefuls Sheffield Wednesday have made a transfer decision on 2019 Flying Eagles invitee Fisayo Dele-Bashiru.    According to Sheffield Star, the Owls have decided to keep Dele-Bashiru in the squad amid speculation linking the midfielder with a departure from the club before the close o...
'Too many dangerous fouls against Osimhen' - Napoli striker's agent sends message to referees
Published: January 31, 2023
Italian intermediary Roberto Calenda has sent a message to Serie A referees to better protect his client Victor Osimhen.   The Nigeria national teamer was targeted by the Roma players in Napoli's recent 2-1 win at the Diego Maradona Stadium and played some part of the game with his wrist bandaged after a h...
Preston North End working on deal to sign Tottenham Hotspur academy product Onomah
Published: January 31, 2023
Championship outfit Preston North End are working on a deal to sign Tottenham Hotspur-reared midfielder Josh Onomah ahead of the close of the January transfer window.    Football Insider says Preston North End are in advanced talks to sign the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup winner of Nigerian descent on a free transfe...
Chelsea recall talented striker of Nigerian descent from loan spell 
Published: January 31, 2023
English Premier League club Chelsea have recalled talented striker of Nigerian descent Bryan Fiabema from his loan spell at League One's basement outfit Forest Green Rovers.    Fifa's regulations on the status and transfer of players state that a player is only eligible to play official matches for two ...