Nigerian Midfielder Opens Goalscoring Account For Real Madrid's B Team
Published: October 27, 2019
Nigerian midfielder Marvin Akinlabi opened his goalscoring account for Real Madrid Castilla on Saturday but could not prevent Raul's team from losing 2-1 to Racing de Ferrol on matchday ten in the Spanish Segunda B. It was the first home defeat for Real Madrid Castilla since they lost 1-0 Pontevedra on May 19, 2019....
Fit-again Leganes Defender Omeruo Raring To Go Under Caretaker Manager
Published: October 24, 2019
Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo is in line to earn his seventh league appearance of the season for his Spanish La Liga outfit, Leganes this weekend. The central defender was unavailable for Nigeria's international friendly against Brazil due to injury but has since made his return to action in Leganes's last game...
Barcelona Interested In Signing Red Bull Salzburg Striker Eligible For Nigeria
Published: October 15, 2019
According to a report by El Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona are interested in signing Red Bull Salzburg striker of Nigerian descent Karim Adeyemi. The Blaugrana are ready to pay eight million euros to sign Adeyemi which would made him the most expensive U18 player of Nigerian descent in history, surpassing the €4.5 mi...
Villarreal Head Coach, Spanish Journalist Rue Defeat To Osasuna, Chukwueze's Error
Published: October 06, 2019
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze was in action for 90 minutes Saturday evening in Villarreal's 2-1 away defeat to Osasuna at the El Sadar Stadium but it was his error that led to the hosts' second goal that drew the attention of his manager Javier Calleja and Spanish journalist Tony Pattia.As Villarreal played out ...
'Finally He Has One Ahead Of Ronaldo' - Nigerians React As Messi Beats Juventus, Liverpool Stars To FIFA Best Award
Published: September 23, 2019
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has been crowned the best player in the world at FIFA's The Best award ceremony held at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala on Monday evening. The Argentina super star beat Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo in the voting for the best player in the 2018-2019 season. ...
Is Chukwueze's Spot In Villarreal Starting Line-up Under Threat?
Published: September 15, 2019
Samuel Chukwueze was tipped to make his fourth start of the season against CD Leganés on Saturday but the youngster was surprisingly dropped from Javier Calleja's starting line-up.The manager completed his surprise package by failing to utilize the 20-year-old winger throughout the encounter, so much to the surprise o...
Chukwueze Plays For 55 Minutes As Real Madrid Peg Back Resilient Villarreal
Published: September 01, 2019
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze was in action for 55 minutes at the Estadio de la Cerámica on Sunday night as Villarreal played out a nervous 2-2 draw against Real Madrid. Chukwueze has thus played in all of the Yellow Submarine's games so far this season and was on target in the thrilling 4-4 draw against Gra...
Spain And Real Madrid Legend Raul Gonzalez Hands Debut To Marvin Akinlabi
Published: August 25, 2019
Marvin Akinlabi made his competitive debut for Real Madrid's reserve team, Real Madrid Castilla on Sunday, August 25. Spain and Real Madrid legend Raúl González Blanco handed a debut to Akinlabi as his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Las Rozas in the third tier of Spanish football, with the attacking midfielder intr...
Samuel Chukwueze's New Shirt Number For 2019-2020 Season Revealed By Villarreal
Published: August 15, 2019
Villarreal's shirt numbers  for the 2019/20 season have been revealed via the club's official website and Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has gotten a new squad number. The 20-year-old, who put on jersey number 30 during his debut season with the Yellow Submarine last campaign, has decided to go for number 11 ah...
Akinlabi Aiming To Become First Nigerian To Play For Real Madrid After Promotion Ahead Of New Season
Published: August 14, 2019
Marvin Akinlabi Park will be aiming to become the first Nigerian footballer to feature for Real Madrid's first team following his recent promotion, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Los Blancos have informed via their official website that Akinlabi will represent their reserve team, Real Madrid Castilla as from the 201...
The Best Young Talents In La Liga : Villarreal's Chukwueze Joins Barca's Dembele, Real Madrid's Vinicius Jr. On 12-Man List
Published: May 24, 2019
Nigeria national-teamer Samuel Chukwueze has been named among the top twelve best young talents in LaLiga Santander for the 2018-2019 season. The Villarreal winger joined Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele, Real Madrid's Vinicius Jr, Atletico Madrid’s Rodrigo Hernandez and Valencia's Gonçalo Guedes on the illustrious li...
Chelsea Loanee Omeruo Named To La Liga Team Of The Week
Published: April 30, 2019
Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo impressed in CD Leganes' goalless draw against Celta de Vigo on Saturday, April 27, and Whoscored.com took notice of his performance by including the central defender in the La Liga Team of the Week. In a 4-4-2 formation, the Nigeria international partnered former Arsenal star Gabriel ...
Leganes Coach Instructs Omeruo To Apologize To Cazorla After Strong Tackle, Surrounded By Villarreal Players
Published: April 22, 2019
CD Leganés coach, Mauricio Pellegrino instructed Kenneth Omeruo to apologize to Santi Cazorla (see photo) following a strong tackle on the attacking midfielder in the closing minutes of his team's 2-1 loss to Villarreal on Easter Sunday. The incident almost caused a brawl, with the Nigeria international surrounded ...
UCL: Yobo Delighted With Barcelona's Professional Display In Win Against Manchester United
Published: April 10, 2019
Former Nigeria international, Joseph Yobo has hailed Barcelona's mental strength in Wednesday's 1-0 UEFA Champions League victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. United defender Luke Shaw inadvertently diverted into his own net from a Luis Suarez's header in the first half to leave the Red Devils with the sl...
Marvin Akinlabi's Real Madrid Crash Out Of UYL After Shock Loss To Hoffenheim
Published: April 04, 2019
Real Madrid U19s crashed out of the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday following their shock 4-2 loss to Hoffenheim at  Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion (Sinsheim). Real Madrid youth team coach, Daniel Algaba opted to set up his team in a 4-3-3 formation, with Marvin Akinlabi amongst the seven substitutes. The home team led 2...