Odion Ighalo Is The Best Striker In England In 2015, Says Premier League
Published: August 09, 2015
The English Premier League has acknowledged that Nigeria international  Odion Ighalo is the leading scorer in the top four divisions in England in 2015.The Watford striker capped off a fine performance on his Premier League debut by scoring in the 83rd minute in the Hornets 2 - 2 draw with Everton on Saturday.That...
Alex Iwobi Trains With Arsenal First Team Ahead West Ham Clash
Published: August 09, 2015
Is Alex Iwobi in line to make his official debut for the first team of Arsenal? That question will be answered in the next few hours when Arsenal tackle fellow Londoners West Ham in the Premier League.Having trained with the Gunners first team in their final practice session on Saturday, the odds are in his favour that...
Uche Ikpeazu Pleased With Performance Against Crewe Alexandra
Published: August 09, 2015
Uche Ikpeazu was unhappy that Port Vale walked away from the Alexandra Stadium with a point after playing out a goalless draw with his former club, Crewe Alexandra, in both teams opening game of the new season.The Watford loanee , who was sporting the number nine jersey, made his official debut for The Valiants, and la...
San Jose Earthquakes Midfielder Fatai Alashe Sees Red For The First Time In MLS
Published: August 09, 2015
United States Under - 23 international Fatai Alashe was red- carded for the first time in the MLS on Sunday morning as his team San Jose Earthquakes lost their tenth game of the season.Rasheed Olabiyi’s Houston Dynamo beat The Quakes 2 - 1 at BBVA Compass Stadium, with the former Enyimba midfielder getting a run ...
Ike Ugbo Sends Warning To England World Cup Opponents After Scoring Hat - trick Vs Norwich
Published: August 09, 2015
Chelsea Under- 18s began the season on winning note after thrashing Norwich City 4 - 1 away from home on Saturday.The Blues star performer at Colney Training Centre (Norfolk) was Anglo - Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo who bagged a hat - trick after scoring in the 48th, 59th and 85th minutes.Ugbo, an England youth internatio...
John Ogu Picks Up Training Ground Injury
Published: August 08, 2015
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder John Ogu picked up a training - ground injury on Saturday and will not be selected for tomorrow’s game in the Toto Cup against Hapoel Ra’anana. However, the injury is not too serious and he is expected to join his teammates at training sometime next week.Summer arrival Anthony N...
Omeruo On Target For New Club
Published: August 08, 2015
New Tarxien Rainbows signing Lucky Omeruo assisted his new employer defeat Melita 2 - 0 in a pre - season competition, the St Andrews Summer Friendship Cup.The former ADO Den Haag and Standard Liege trialist opened scoring in the 18th minute before Oliveira increased the tally in the 66th minute. Last season, the 19 - ...
Arsenal Loanee Chuba Akpom Marks Hull City Debut With First Professional Goal
Published: August 08, 2015
In his maiden appearance for Hull City in a competitive fixture, Arsenal loanee Chuba Akpom scored his first professional goal in The Tigers 2 - 0 win over Huddersfield Town in the English Championship.The England youth - teamer made sure the three points were safe in the bag after scoring in the 71st minute to give Hu...
Adedeji Oshilaja Ecstatic After Scoring On Gillingham Debut
Published: August 08, 2015
Gillingham lead the standings in League One after the first round of matches following their 4 - 0 thrashing of Sheffield United at MEMS Priestfield Stadium.Before the intermission, Gillingham were two goals up thanks to strikes from Anglo - Nigerian pair Emmanuel Osadebe and Adedeji Oshilaja.Central defender Oshilaja...
Anthony Ujah Pleased To Score On Official Debut For Werder Bremen
Published: August 08, 2015
Anthony Ujah’s pre - season form for Werder Bremen came under scrutiny on Saturday afternoon when The River Islanders tackled Würzburger Kickers in the DFB Cup (2 - 0).And the 24 - year - old passed the test with flying colours after scoring on his official debut for the Bundesliga side.After the two teams w...
Odion Ighalo Hops Off The Bench To Score On Premier League Debut
Published: August 08, 2015
Odion Ighalo and Watford began the new Premier League season on a good note, drawing 2 - 2 with Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday. The 26 - year - old became the first Nigerian player to score in Europe’s top five leagues this season when he found the back of the net in the 83rd minute against The Toffees.Havi...
Mikel And Moses Start On The Bench Vs Swansea City
Published: August 08, 2015
Nigeria internationals John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses have both been left out of the starting line-up for Chelsea’s Premier League opener against Swansea City at Stamford Bridge.Manager Jose Mourinho has opted to start Serbia international Nemanja Matiä† ahead of Mikel for the umpteenth time just as ...
Kelechi Iheanacho To Sport Number 72 Kit For Manchester City
Published: August 08, 2015
English Premier League vice - champions Manchester City have announced their squad number list for the 2015 - 2016 season.Manchester City have re-confirmed that Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Iheanacho will be involved with the first team, with the teenager allocated a jersey number alongside top stars Aguero, Toure...
Five Nigerian Talents Tipped To Break Into The First Team Of European Clubs
Published: August 08, 2015
As the pre-season draws to a conclusion, there are some Nigerian youngsters that have made their mark in the pre-season games and are likely to be given a chance in the first team. We take a look at some of these Nigerians who are forcing their way into the first team.Kelechi Iheanacho Always remember that name &l...
Dele Alli In Line To Make Official Debut For Spurs, As Josh Onomah Is Left Out Of 18 - Man Squad
Published: August 08, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has named his starting XI for his side’s Premier League opener against Manchester United on Saturday afternoon.England youth international Dele Alli is in line to make his official debut for the Londoers, having made the bench.However, there is no place in the 18 - ma...