Super Eagles defender Ajayi shines as West Brom register shock 5-2 win against Chelsea
Published: April 03, 2021
Semi Ajayi returned to West Brom's starting lineup as they registered a shock 5-2 win over Chelsea in a Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.  The Nigeria international had missed the last four games contested by the Baggies, one as a result of suspension following the red card he was shown v...
Guardiola confirms Nigeria-eligible attacking midfielder is training with Man City first team
Published: April 03, 2021
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that German-Anglo-Nigerian attacking midfielder Felix Nmecha is training with the first team. The England youth international, whose brother Lukas Nmecha is cap-tied to Germany, was spotted training with the first team of the Citizens in their final workout on Frid...
Official : Leicester City announce 'Seniorman' Iheanacho has signed new contract
Published: April 03, 2021
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has committed his future to Leicester City by signing a new contract with the Premier League club, informs the official website of the Foxes. The new deal signed by Iheanacho will keep him at the King Power Stadium until at least 2024. Signed from Manchester City in August 20...
Snapped : Aribo cleared to resume training with Rangers after omission from matchday squad vs Lesotho
Published: April 03, 2021
Joe Aribo has been cleared to resume training with Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Rangers. The former Charlton Athletic man was omitted from Nigeria's matchday squad in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium four days ago. Aribo failed a fitness tes...
'Richly deserved' - Ex-Barcelona striker congratulates Iheanacho on winning Premier League POTM
Published: April 03, 2021
Former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker has taken to social media to congratulate Kelechi Iheanacho on winning the Premier League Player of the Month for March 2021. Leicester City are a club after Lineker's heart as the England legend spent almost a decade at the Foxes during his playing days followed by spells at Ev...
Orlando City name asking price for Manchester United, Chelsea-linked striker of Nigerian descent
Published: April 02, 2021
Major League Soccer club Orlando City have reportedly named their asking price for American-born Nigerian striker Daryl Dike amid speculation linking him with possible move to the Premier League in the summer transfer window. According to the Orlando Sentinel,  the Lions are holding firm on their $20 million price ...
Rohr on Super Eagles away record, Osimhen, fans, Sierra Leone, AFCON and World Cup qualifiers
Published: April 02, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was delighted to finish the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers unbeaten, with four wins and two draws through six matches - same results they achieved on the pitch during the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The German manager turned a blind eye to the fact that Algeria were awarded a 3-...
Man City manager Guardiola agrees Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielders in Premier League
Published: April 02, 2021
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola agrees that Wilfred Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielders in the English Premier League. The Nigeria national teamer has been an important player for Leicester City over the last few seasons and his partnership with Youri Tielemans has been a real force for Leicester C...
'He's fast' - Manchester City coach Guardiola lavishes praise on Iheanacho pre-Leicester City
Published: April 02, 2021
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on Kelechi Iheanacho before his side's trip to the King Power Stadium, where they face Leicester City in the English Premier League. Though born in Nigeria, Iheanacho is regarded as a homegrown player by the English Football Association as he spent roughly thr...
FAYC: Chelsea striker Fiabema ends 160-day wait for goal, ex-Nigeria U17 invitee keeps first clean sheet
Published: April 02, 2021
Bryan Fiabema finally ended his goal drought as Chelsea defeated AFC Fylde 2-0 at Kingsmeadow on Friday afternoon to progress to the fifth round of the prestigious FA Youth Cup. The Norwegian-born Nigerian striker last found the net for the Blues this season in a 3-1 loss to Liverpool in a Premier League 2 game on ...
Super Eagles star Iheanacho reacts after winning Premier League Player of the Month
Published: April 02, 2021
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been named Premier League Player of the Month for March 2021. The 2013 U17 World Cup Golden Ball winner was in outstanding form for Leicester City last month, scoring five goals in three matches and helping his team secure seven points from a possible nine. Iheanacho wa...
Rohr gives three reasons Super Eagles captain Musa was handed game-time against Lesotho
Published: April 02, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has explained the rationale behind his decision to hand game-time to Ahmed Musa in his side's 3-0 rout of Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday evening. Musa being named in the 24-man squad list for last month's games generated controversy because he has been inactive ...
Rohr on Enyimba's Iwuala, CHAN Team, condition for local players making Super Eagles squad
Published: April 02, 2021
Gernot Rohr has revealed that the three home-based players invited to the Super Eagles squad, namely goalkeeper John Noble, Anayo Iwuala (both Enyimba) and Adekunle Adeleke (Abia Warriors) gave a good account of themselves during the training camp in Lagos late last month. Of the aforementioned local players, only ...
Unai Emery confirms Super Eagles star Chuwkueze will resume training with Villarreal on Friday
Published: April 02, 2021
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday before his side's La Liga meeting with Granada, Villarreal manager Unai Emery confirmed that Samuel Chukwueze is back in Spain after international duty with the Super Eagles. The 2015 U17 World Cup winner was not spotted training with his Villarreal teammates yesterday at ...
Rohr reveals exactly why he handed Etebo, Uzoho and Ebuehi starts in AFCONQ vs Lesotho
Published: April 02, 2021
Manager Gernot Rohr opted to make four changes to the side that defeated the Republic of Benin when the three-time African champions tackled Lesotho on Tuesday evening. Stoke City loanee Oghenekaro Etebo, Benfica loanee Tyronne Ebuehi and APOEL goalkeeper Francis Uzoho were three of the four changes Rohr opted to m...