Most Overpaid EPL Players Based On Minutes Played: Victor Moses, Okaka Make Top 10
Published: February 19, 2019
Chelsea-owned winger Victor Moses and Watford loanee Stefano Okaka have been named among the top ten overpaid players in the English Premier League based on minutes played in the 2018-2019 season. According to research conducted by TheSportsman.com, Moses was paid £66,346 for every minute he spent on the pitch prio...
Two Players Of Nigerian Descent On Target For Man Utd U16 In 5-0 Rout Of FK Poprad
Published: February 19, 2019
Mipo Odubeko and Deji Sotona were on target as Manchester United U16s humbled Slovakian opponents FK Poprad 5-0 on Monday, February 18 in a friendly. The Red Devils had traveled to Slovakia for a training camp and completed the get-together with a test game against FK Poprad, whose main team play in the second-tier ...
Fifty Hottest Prospects In English Football: Chelsea's Anjorin, Arsenal's Saka, Norwich's Idah Make List
Published: February 19, 2019
Respected football magazine Four Four Two has compiled a list of the top fifty most exciting teenagers in England and three players of Nigerian descent have been picked. They are Arsenal superkid Bukayo Saka, Norwich City striking sensation Adam Idah and Chelsea midfielder Faustino Anjorin. Saka was the top rank...
Ex-Bayern Munich Striker Adeyemi Named Among Most Experienced Youngsters In Europe
Published: February 19, 2019
Former Bayern Munich starlet Karim Adeyemi has been named among the most experienced young players in Europe from 22 European competitions per year of birth by CIES Football Observatory. The rankings were elaborated using an exclusive methodology weighting domestic league minutes played by footballers during the las...
Nigerian Striker Celebrates New Contract With Goal & Assist For Arsenal U18s
Published: February 19, 2019
Arsenal have gone top of the U18 Premier League after thrashing Leicester City 5-0 at the Leicester City Training Ground on Tuesday afternoon. Nigeria-eligible youngster Folarin Balogun, the topscoring striker in the U18 Premier League Southern section, was in action for 78 minutes before making way for winger  Rya...
Leon Balogun Injury Nightmare Strikes Again Ahead Of Rohr's AFCONQ Squad Announcement
Published: February 19, 2019
Leon Balogun is rated as doubtful to take to the pitch when Brighton & Hove travel to Leicester City in the next round of matches in the Premier League. The Nigeria international has returned to the treatment room after suffering a shoulder injury in training ahead of the Seagulls Emirates FA Cup clash against Derb...
Uzoho Invalid Medical Certificate : Super Eagles GK Suspended One Game; Fined N405,000
Published: February 19, 2019
The Cyprus Football Association have suspended Francis Uzoho for one match following a ruling on a complaint about the ineligibility of the goalkeeper to face Apollon Limassol on February 2. In a 17-page ruling, the FA's sports adjudicator ruled that the Nigeria international played with an invalid medical certifica...
Official : Junior Ajayi Extends Al Ahly Contract Until 2022
Published: February 19, 2019
Through a statement on their official website, Egyptian Premier League side Al Ahly have confirmed that Nigerian striker Junior Ajayi has penned a new deal with the club. If the two parties honour the agreement, the 23-year-old will remain on the books of Al Ahly for the next three years. Abdul Hafiz, Al Ahly's d...
Liverpool Post Scout To Watch Everton Loanee Henry, Nwakaeme In Turkish Super Lig Match
Published: February 19, 2019
A representative from Liverpool was among the spectators for the Turkish Super League meeting between Galatasaray and Trabzonspor held on Sunday, February 10. According to Turkish newspaper Karadeniz Gazetesi, a Turkish scout, who scouts for talents on behalf of Liverpool in  Eastern Europe, monitored proceedings a...
Arsenal Teammates: Iwobi Aims Dig At Lichtsteiner, Elneny, Mustafi; Hails Cech, Maitland-Niles
Published: February 19, 2019
Responding to questions from Kenzie Benali in a special edition of Arsenal Teammates, Alex Iwobi has praised the defensive ability of Mohamed Elneny and hailed the survival instincts of goalkeeper Petr Cech. The Nigeria international was quizzed alongside England U20 World Cup-winning midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Nil...
'Tonight We Bury The Pogba-Kante Comparisons' - Nigerian Fans Rate Man Utd Star Ahead Of Chelsea Midfielder
Published: February 18, 2019
Manchester United are through to the quarterfinals of the Emirates FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-0 in a fifth round tie at Stamford Bridge on Monday night, with French World Cup winner Paul Pogba getting on the scoresheet. Most of the talk in the buildup to the match involved the midfield battle between Pogba and C...
Manchester United's Nigerian Defender Makes First Appearance In A Year Vs Stoke U23s
Published: February 18, 2019
Matthew Olosunde's injury problems are truly behind him, with the Nigeria-eligible defender making his first appearance this season for Manchester United U23s on Monday evening. The right-back was named in the starting line-up in a Premier League 2 Division 2 clash against Stoke City at Harrison Park (Leek, Stafford...
Onuachu Hits 15th Goal Of The Season As FC Midtjylland Beat AaB
Published: February 18, 2019
Former Nigeria U23 invitee Paul Onuachu netted his fifteenth goal of the season across all competitions as FC Midtjylland beat Aalborg 2-1 at the MCH Arena (Herning) on Monday evening. The 24-year-old is enjoying another productive season for the Danish champions and it is looking likely that they will struggle to r...
Idowu Hopes To Be Fully Fit For Eagles Games In March, Off To Spain With Lokomotiv
Published: February 18, 2019
Nigeria international Brian Idowu was part of Lokomotiv Moscow's traveling party to Spain, where they have resumed preparations for the second half of the Russian Premier League season. The versatile fullback was among seven players classed as defenders who have flown to Marbella. During their get-together in Sp...
Nigeria-Eligible Striker On Target As Liverpool Advance To Women's FA Cup Quarter-Finals
Published: February 18, 2019
Liverpool Women beat  Millwall Lionesses 2-0 at Prenton Park (Birkenhead, Merseyside) on Sunday to progress to the quarterfinal of the SSE Women's FA Cup. England U20 star of Nigerian descent Rinsola Babajide justified her inclusion in the Reds starting line-up by registering her name on the scoresheet in the 67th ...