Fulham on the edge over Lookman's hamstring-related injury, winger set to undergo tests
Published: April 05, 2021
Fulham coach Scott Parker has provided an update on the injury suffered by RB Leipzig loanee Ademola Lookman during his side's 3-1 loss to Aston Villa in a Premier League clash on Easter Sunday. The 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup winner looked dejected as he was substituted in the 47th minute after sustaining an injury. ...
Super Eagles striker helps Slavia Prague set new Czech League record before facing Arsenal
Published: April 04, 2021
Peter Olayinka helped Slavia Prague set a new Czech First League record following the goalless draw with FC Zbrojovka Brno at Mestsky fotbalovy stadion Srbská on Easter Sunday. Slavia Prague are now thirty seven games unbeaten, surpassing their own record from 2017. The red and whites have not tasted defeat in ...
Spartak to automatically sign Moses from Chelsea on a permanent basis if certain conditions are met
Published: April 04, 2021
Spartak Moscow will automatically sign Victor Moses on a permanent basis at the end of the season if certain conditions are met, managing director of the Red-Whites, Yevgeni Melezhikov has disclosed.   The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner joined Spartak on loan for the remainder of the season in October and the Rus...
Balogun's brace not enough as Arsenal lose to Brentford B in friendly
Published: April 04, 2021
Folarin Balogun was on target twice for Arsenal twice but it was not enough as they were beaten 3-2 by Brentford B in a friendly staged at Bisham Abbey on Easter Sunday. The American-born England youth international was one of four Nigeria-eligible youngsters named in the starting lineup, the others being Tim Akino...
Chelsea loanee Victor Moses scores in two consecutive games as Spartak Moscow beat Rostov
Published: April 04, 2021
Victor Moses has scored in two consecutive matches for the first time in his Spartak Moscow career, helping the capital outfit defeat Rostov 3-2 in a Russian Premier League match at the Rostov Arena on Sunday evening. The former Nigeria international was reinstated back into the starting lineup after missing the las...
'This is a big problem' - Ex-Crystal Palace striker on injury suffered by Fulham's key player Lookman
Published: April 04, 2021
Fulham missed a chance to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone after they surrendered a one-goal lead to lose 3-1 to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Easter Sunday.   Manager Scott Parker handed starts to three players of Nigerian descent in Ola Aina, Tosin Adarabioyo and Ademola Lookman, with the Chelsea acad...
Four Golden Boot Football Club players depart Nigeria for trials in Turkey
Published: April 04, 2021
Four young aspiring professional footballers are scheduled to depart the shores of the country  for Istanbul, Turkey on Sunday April 4, 2021 for trials. The exercise is facilitated by Golden Boot Football Club, one of Nigeria's hub for football exceptional talents based in Owerri, Imo State.The players will take part...
Chelsea loanee Ugbo beats his most goals in a single-season record after scoring vs Beerschot
Published: April 04, 2021
Ike Ugbo was on target to help Cercle Brugge secure a 2-1 win over Beerschot in a Belgian First Division A clash at Jan Breydelstadion (Brugge) on Sunday afternoon. Giulian Biancone got them on their way in the 18th minute, Ugbo doubled the advantage when he converted a spot kick in the 34th minute, before Van den B...
Simy equals Serie A record first set by Milan hero Weah; Outscores Lewandowski, Benzema, Iheanacho
Published: April 04, 2021
Crotone striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo equaled an Italian Serie A record in his team's 4-3 loss to Napoli at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday afternoon. When he found the back of the net through a right-footed shot in the 25th minute, it meant he has scored in five consecutive matches in the top-flight...
Ex-Arsenal youth team captain Ajayi reacts to West Brom's massive win against Chelsea
Published: April 04, 2021
Semi Ajayi has taken to social media to celebrate West Brom's shock 5-2 rout of Chelsea in a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, April 3. Having missed the last four matches played by the Baggies before the trip to the English capital, manager Sam Allardyce recalled the Nigeria national teamer to the...
Wycombe Wanderers' Onyedinma named at left-back in Championship Team of the Week
Published: April 04, 2021
Wycombe Wanderers' Nigerian-born youngster Fred Onyedinma has been included in the latest Championship Team of the Week by football statistics website Whoscored.com. The 24-year-old netted the winning goal two minutes into the second half as the Chairboys registered a 1-0 win over Blackburn Rovers in a gameweek 39 c...
'Ndidi, Iheanacho came back Thursday night from Nigeria'- Rodgers on why Leicester weren't sharp vs Man City
Published: April 03, 2021
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his players were not as sharp as they were against Manchester United, their last game before the international break. The Foxes were beaten 2-0 by Manchester City on Saturday evening, with Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus on target in the second half. The Northe...
Ex-Man Utd striker claims Iheanacho was selfish before breaking into starting XI as scoring streak ends
Published: April 03, 2021
Kelechi Iheanacho's scoring streak ended after he failed to get on the scoresheet as Leicester City were beaten 2-0 by champions-in-waiting Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening. The Nigeria international was riding high on confidence before today's meeting against his former club, having nette...
Liverpool and Chelsea among clubs interested in signing 'Jack Grealish-like' Nigerian midfielder
Published: April 03, 2021
Liverpool are interested in signing Reading's Nigeria-eligible midfielder Michael Olise but face competition from the Premier League and abroad, according to reports. The 19-year-old, who was named on the Super Eagles standby list for their recent Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with the Republic of Benin ...
Simy bags brace, Osimhen also on target as Napoli win seven-goal thriller vs Crotone
Published: April 03, 2021
Nigeria international strikers Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo and Victor Osimhen were both on target as Napoli defeated Crotone 4-3 in an Italian Serie A clash staged at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday afternoon. Goals from Lorenzo Insigne and Osimhen gave Napoli a two-goal cushion inside 22 minutes, Simy pul...