Manchester City Confirm Kelechi Iheanacho Has Been Promoted To First Team
Published: August 05, 2015
Manchester City have confirmed that Nigeria youth international Kelechi Iheanacho has been promoted to their first team.If there was uncertainty surrounding the status of the Taye Academy product ahead of City’s season opener in the Premier League, it came to an end on Wednesday night during the 2015 - 2016 launc...
Ahmed Musa Demands $50,000 From Teammate To Name Baby Daughter After Him
Published: August 05, 2015
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa, who is still basking in the euphoria of assisting CSKA Moscow qualify for the next stage of the Champions League, has responded to the comments of teammate Vasili Berezutski.The Russia international defender wanted Musa to name his newborn baby daughter after him, Vasilisa Musa.“...
Ahmed Musa Celebrates Arrival Of Baby Daughter With Brace Against Sparta Prague
Published: August 05, 2015
Ahmed Musa celebrated the birth of his baby daughter, Jamila, by saving CSKA Moscow from exiting the UEFA Champions League in the third round. With the Muscovites trailing Sparta Prague 4 - 2 on aggregate, the Nigeria international gave his team hope by reducing the scoreline in the 34th minute.And six minutes after th...
Efe Ambrose Starts On Bench Against FK Qarabag
Published: August 05, 2015
Efe Ambrose has been named on the bench for Glasgow Celtic’s crucial Champions League game against Azerbaijani champions FK Qarabag at Tofik Bakhramov Stadium.The central defender made the 18 - man squad for The Bhoys in the first leg but did not come off the bench.Against UMF Stjarnan in the second qualifying ro...
Eddy Onazi To Start Super Cup Game Against Juventus
Published: August 05, 2015
According to projections by the Italian media, Eddy Onazi will be named in the starting line - up when Lazio tackle Juventus in the Super Cup on Saturday. Tuttomercatoweb.com says the Biancocelesti manager, Stefano Pioli, is planning to deploy a 4 - 3 - 3 formation, with Onazi handed one of the spots in midfield alongs...
Official : Toronto FC Release Nigeria Striker Bright Dike
Published: August 05, 2015
Major League Soccer outfit Toronto FC have mutually parted ways with Nigeria international Bright Dike, the Canadian club have announced through their official webpage.The physical striker arrived the BMO Field, Ontario in September 2013 from Portland Timbers but saw his first team opportunities with The Reds limited d...
CSKA Moscow Striker Ahmed Musa Announces Arrival Of Baby Girl
Published: August 05, 2015
Nigeria international Ahmed Musa has become a father for the second time after his wife gave birth to a bouncing baby girl on Wednesday, August 5. The CSKA Moscow striker did not witness the birth of his daughter as he was with the Muscovites in the Czech Republic for their Champions League third qualifying round fixtu...
Obafemi Martins Closing In On Seattle Sounders Return
Published: August 05, 2015
The prognosis suggest Nigeria international Obafemi Martins will return to action for Seattle Sounders when they tackle LA Galaxy in the MLS on Sunday. The attacker has not featured in the last eight games in the league as he is recovering from a groin complaint, and he failed a fitness test hours leading up to the tie...
Paul Onuachu Makes Champions League Debut As FCM Exit Competition
Published: August 05, 2015
Nigeria Under 23 international Paul Onuachu was in action for the last nine minutes in FC Midtjlland’s 1 - 0 win over APOEL Nicosia in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.But the Danish SuperLiga champions crashed out of the competition after losing 2 - 1 in the first leg held...
Official : Sheyi Ojo Pens New Liverpool Deal And Completes Loan Move To Wolves
Published: August 05, 2015
English Championship club Wolverhampton Wanderers have struck a deal with Liverpool over the signing of Sheyi Ojo.The teenager, who opened his Reds goalscoring account in the friendly against Swindon Town, will remain on loan at the Molineux Stadium until the end of the 2015 - 2016 season.Liverpool offered him a multi ...
Dele Alli Shines Against Real Madrid In First Start For Tottenham Hotspur
Published: August 04, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was pleased to be named in the starting XI by manager Mauricio Pochettino for the first time since transferring to the Londoners from MK Dons on Tuesday night.The highly - rated youngster featured for 69 minutes in Spurs 2 - 0 loss to Real Madrid in the Audi Cup.He was unfazed by ...
Kalmar Expect Taiwo Awoniyi To Sign Professional Contract Next Week
Published: August 04, 2015
Taiwo Awoniyi is expected to sign a professional deal with Swedish club Kalmar next Wednesday when he officially attains the age of majority.But Thomas Andersson Borstam, the sporting director of the Red Brothers, did not give away much information when asked to provide an update on the situation of the Nigeria youth i...
Ex West Ham Academy Player Conor Okus Happy To Sign For Durham City
Published: August 04, 2015
Former West Ham Academy player Conor Okus is delighted to complete his switch to Ebac Northern League First Division club Durham City .The central midfielder has put pen to paper on a one - year contract with The Citizens and the parties have reached an agreement that the player can terminate the deal before its expira...
Vitesse Arnhem In Advanced Talks To Sign Dominic Solanke On Loan From Chelsea
Published: August 04, 2015
Dominic Solanke started training with Eredivisie side Vitesse on Tuesday, with a view to a season - long loan move.The talented England youth international was rewarded with a professional deal by Chelsea in September 2014 , and is all but set for his first adventure outside Stamford Bridge.Solanke joined Chelsea in 20...
Official : Chuba Akpom Joins Hull City On Loan From Arsenal
Published: August 04, 2015
Championship side Hull City have announced the capture of England youth international Chuba Akpom on a year - long loan from Arsenal after a successful medical.Akpom impressed in his first pre - season game by scoring a hat - trick against Singapore XI but manager Arsene Wenger wants the youngster to play on a continuo...