Kelechi Iheanacho Announces Arrival On World Stage With Maiden Goal For Manchester City
Published: September 12, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho hopped off the bench to score the game - winner for Manchester City in their 1 - 0 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League.On 89 minutes and with the game between the early season pacesetters heading for a draw, the Nigeria youth international replaced Ivor...
Mustapha Abdullahi Scores Stoppage - Time Equalizer, As Dream Team Top Group
Published: September 12, 2015
Nigeria needed a late equaliser to avert a  defeat in the football event of the All-Africa Games on Saturday. Mustapha Abdullahi’s injury time goal earned the Dream Team VI a 1-1 draw against Senegal in Brazzaville. The Samson Siasia tutored side were undone in the 83rd minute when saw Ibrahima Keita his eff...
Sunday Oliseh Happy To See Mikel Start For Chelsea
Published: September 12, 2015
Coach Sunday Oliseh was delighted to see one of the most influential Super Eagles players, John Obi Mikel, named on the teamsheet for Chelsea in their Premier League clash against Everton.The defensive midfielder made Chelsea’s starting XI in the Premier League for the first time since the last fixture of last se...
Siasia Names Starting XI Vs Senegal, As Seth Passes Fitness Test
Published: September 12, 2015
Coach Samson Siasia has named his starting line - up for the Dream Team’s final game in Group B at the ongoing All - Africa Games in Congo. Despite their qualification to the knock out round, the Nigeria Under 23s coach has decided to start the game against Senegal with his strongest possible starting XI, having ...
Ahmed Musa Starts In Big Game Against Zenit St Petersburg
Published: September 12, 2015
Despite not training with his club all through this week, Ahmed Musa has been included in CSKA Moscow’s starting XI for the big clash at home to Zenit St Petersburg on Saturday afternoon.The Nigeria international only arrived Russia on Friday after representing the Super Eagles in two matches during the internati...
Arsenal Striker Alex Iwobi Opens Season Account
Published: September 12, 2015
Alex Iwobi opened his account for the season as Arsenal u21s beat Newcastle United U21s 2 - 1 in the U21 Premier League Division 2 on Friday night to maintain their 100 percent start to the new season.After a goalless first half, the 19 - year - old finally broke the deadlock 13 minutes from time before Mavididi gave t...
Odion Ighalo Pleased To Extend Watford Stay
Published: September 12, 2015
Odion Ighalo has expressed his happiness at signing on the dotted line to extend his contract with Premier League newcomers Watford.The 26 - year - old and his intermediaries turned down a huge offer from Chinese club Hebei China Fortune in July and he has now been rewarded by The Hornets for showing his loyalty plus h...
Hearts Defender Juwon Oshaniwa Sent Off For Violent Conduct
Published: September 12, 2015
Super Eagles left back Juwon Oshaniwa was sent off for violent conduct on Friday in the Scottish Premier League after apparently clashing with  Inverness CT midfielder Tobi Sho-Silva.Four minutes from time, the Hearts defender was shown a straight red card by referee Steven McLean for scuffling with Sho-Silva on t...
Ihenacho On Target In Ill - Tempered Game In Germany
Published: September 11, 2015
In an ill - tempered but high - scoring game at BZA Süd-Ost on Friday night, Ingolstadt II overcame Rain / Lech 4 - 2 in the German Regionalliga in game week ten.Aloy Ihenacho struck his third goal of the season in the fifth minute before Andreas Buchner added a second for the home team  five minutes later.Go...
Henty Ezekiel Hails Olimpija Ljubljana Teamwork After Scoring Fifth League Goal
Published: September 11, 2015
Olimpija Ljubljana are sitting on top of the Slovenian PrvaLiga standings following their 3 - 1 victory over Krka on Friday evening in the ninth round.After a goalless first half, Henty Ezekiel opened the scoring for the visitors 8 minutes out of intermission , the fifth time he has scored in the league this se...
Nosa Igiebor Racing To Be Fit For Champions League Tie Vs Chelsea
Published: September 11, 2015
Nosa Igiebor faces a late fitness test ahead of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Premier League game against Ironi Kiryat Shmona on Saturday.All through this week, the Super Eagle has been struggling to overcome a knee complaint but has participated in the last two training sessions .With one eye on their Champions League meet...
Obafemi Martins Loses Out To Didier Drogba In Goal of the Week Award
Published: September 11, 2015
Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins lost out to Didier Drogba in the AT&T Goal of the Week award for last weekend’s matches in Major League Soccer.The Nigeria international garnered 29 percent of the total votes cast to finish in second place behind new Montreal Impact acquisition Drogba, who ac...
Official : Romulus Bring In Louis Ezewele
Published: September 11, 2015
Northern Premier League Division One South side Romulus have completed the signing of talented youngster Louis Ezewele on a dual registration. The Anglo - Nigerian started the season at Tamworth but he is behind in the pecking order of defenders at The Lamb Ground and both club and player have decided it was best for h...
Official : Odion Ighalo Extends Watford Contract
Published: September 11, 2015
Through a press release, Watford have announced that Odion Ighalo has extended his contract with the club.The new five - year deal signed by the Nigeria international will see him remain at Vicarage Road until the summer of 2020.Since arriving Watford from collaborative club Granada, Ighalo has found the back of the ne...
Dream Team Defender Seth Faces Fitness Test Ahead Senegal Clash
Published: September 11, 2015
Dream Team VI skipper Azubuike Ozechukwu says the players will not take their feet off the pedal in Saturday’s confrontation with Senegal at the All - Africa Games.Following the withdrawal of Egypt from the football event, Nigeria are assured of qualifying for the semi - finals on the back of their 2 - 0 win over...