Ekong Pleased To See Ighalo At Old Trafford; Man Utd Coach Solskjaer Fails To Keep His Promise
Published: January 10, 2021
It had been a foregone conclusion that Odion Ighalo was set to play a part in Saturday's Emirates FA Cup meeting between Manchester United and Watford, with coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær vowing pre-match that the former Nigeria international would feature off the bench. However, the game didn't go as planned despite S...
'It's Not Good' - Onuachu Explains Why He's Disappointed Despite Scoring 19th League Goal
Published: January 10, 2021
Looking at the bigger picture, Paul Onuachu has admitted that he was disappointed that an overconfident Racing Genk side were beaten 2-1 by Kortrijk on Saturday evening, a result that leaves them second in the table. Four minutes before half time, the Nigeria national teamer got on the scoresheet - his nineteenth l...
FA Cup : Wycombe Wanderers' Onyedinma, West Brom's Ajayi Score With Headers
Published: January 09, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com's round up of the Nigeria-eligible players who found the net for their respective clubs in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday, January 9. Wycombe Wanderers are through to the fourth round after an excellent 4-1 win against fellow Championship side Preston North End at Adams Park....
Three Teenagers Of Nigerian Descent Make Professional Debuts For Derby County
Published: January 09, 2021
Derby County will not be in the draw for the fourth round of the Emirates FA up following their 2-0 loss to non-league club Chorley at Victory Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Rams were forced to field their U18 and U23 academy stars after several first team players tested positive for coronavirus, paving the...
Manchester United Academy Product Olosunde On Target For Rotherham In Loss To Iwobi's Everton
Published: January 09, 2021
Rotherham United have bowed out of the Emirates FA Cup at the third round stage, losing 2-1 to Premier League opponents Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon. There was Nigerian involvement in this one as Alex Iwobi returned to the Toffees starting lineup after he was rested for home loss to West Ham on Ne...
Fulham Coach Parker Names One Nigerian Teenager In Contention To Make Squad Vs QPR
Published: January 09, 2021
Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Fulham boss Scott Parker has revealed that Nigeria-eligible teenager Sylvester Jasper is in contention to be named in the matchday squad in Saturday's third round Emirates FA cup fixture against Queens Park Rangers. Eligible for Nigeria, England and Bulgaria at internationa...
FA Cup Arsenal Team News : Okonkwo Promoted To Third Choice GK; Olowu Not In Matchday Squad
Published: January 09, 2021
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Nigeria-eligible glovesman Arthur Okonkwo is unlikely to make his professional debut for Arsenal when they tackle Newcastle United in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup this evening, barring a last minute change of mind by manager Mikel Arteta. The former England U...
Club In Advanced Talks To Sign QPR Dazzler Osayi-Samuel; It's Neither Celtic Nor Rangers
Published: January 09, 2021
Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce are reportedly in pole position to sign skillful Queens Park Rangers Nigerian-born winger Bright Osayi-Samuel. According to Football Insider, the Istanbul club have stolen a march on Glasgow Rangers and Celtic, and are closing in on the signature of Osayi-Samuel. Fulham, Leices...
Stoke Boss Expects Iheanacho To Be Named In Leicester Starting XI If Vardy Is Rested
Published: January 09, 2021
Stoke City boss Michael O'Neill expects Kelechi Iheanacho to be named in Leicester City's starting lineup if prolific striker Jamie Vardy is rested by manager Brendan Rodgers. Vardy has been playing through the pain barrier in the last few games and it is all but confirmed that he will not be in the matchday squad ...
Chelsea-Owned Striker Ugbo Confirms He Has Opted To Represent Nigeria Over England, France
Published: January 09, 2021
Chelsea-owned striker Ike Ugbo has confirmed that he has pledged his international future to Nigeria over England and France, and he's now working towards acquiring clearance from FIFA.   Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively reported exactly four weeks ago that the London-born Ugbo has started the process of filing a one...
Six Nigeria-Eligible Youngsters Train With Arsenal First Team Pre-Newcastle United
Published: January 08, 2021
Six youngsters of Nigerian descent are seemingly in contention to play their first game in the Emirates FA Cup for Arsenal when they take on Newcastle United. Apart from Folarin Balogun, it is confirmed that midfielder Miguel Azeez, center back Joseph Olowu and goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo also took part in the Gunners...
'Maybe Because The Loan Hasn't Gone Well' - O'Neill Insists Etebo Will See Out Galatasaray Loan Spell
Published: January 08, 2021
Speaking to the national press in England before Stoke City take to the pitch against Leicester City in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup, manager Michael O'Neill has insisted that Oghenekaro Etebo has to see out his loan spell at Turkish outfit Galatasaray amid speculation linking the midfielder with a return to ...
Stoke City Coach Says Mikel Needs More Minutes After Injury Lay-Off
Published: January 08, 2021
Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel is among the players Stoke City coach Michael O'Neill is planning to give more minutes, starting from tomorrow's FA Cup third round clash with Leicester City. The former Nigeria skipper has returned from an injury that kept him sidelined for around one month, and was involved in the Pot...
Balogun Involved In Arsenal Final Training Session Ahead Of FA Cup Clash Vs Newcastle United
Published: January 08, 2021
Folarin Balogun could be in line to play his first-ever game in the Emirates FA Cup against Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening. Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the England youth international of Nigerian descent participated in the Gunners final workout at London Colney on Friday. ...
Glasgow Rangers Keen To Keep Hold Of Super Eagles Center Back
Published: January 08, 2021
Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is hoping to retain Super Eagles star Leon Balogun in his squad beyond the end of the 2020-2021 season. The former Brighton & Hove center back joined the Light Blues on a one-year deal last July with the club holding an option to extend his stay for a further year. With Balogun...