Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane names Akinlabi in matchday squad to face Granada
Published: May 13, 2021
Marvin Akinlabi is in contention to make his fourth La Liga appearance of the season when Real Madrid face off with Granada at the Nuevo Los Cármenes Stadium on Thursday night. Los Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane has announced a 20-man squad for the matchday 36 clash, meaning the Spanish-Nigerian starlet will certai...
'Better than losing' - 34-goal striker Onuachu reacts to Genk's draw vs Anderlecht
Published: May 13, 2021
Paul Onuachu has delivered his verdict on Racing Genk's draw against Anderlecht in the Belgian First Division A playoff on Wednesday night. Thanks to Onuachu's 34th goal of the season in all competitions, the Limburg side managed to salvage a draw but it leaves them four points of table-toppers Club Brugge with thr...
Barcelona striker Oshoala diagnosed with ankle injury, 11 days before UWCL final vs Chelsea
Published: May 05, 2021
Barcelona Femení are sweating over the fitness of influential striker Asisat Oshoala, eleven days before they take to the pitch against Chelsea in the UEFA Women's Champions League final. The ‎Primera División giants issued a medical bulletin about the fitness of the Nigeria international on Wednesday morning, ...
'It would be good to achieve it' - Almeria striker Sadiq eyes Pichichi prize
Published: May 04, 2021
Almeria striker Umar Sadiq has admitted that he is eyeing the Segunda Division's Pichichi prize for the 2020-2021 season. With 18 goals to his name, the 2016 Olympics bronze medalist is the third highest goalscorer in LaLiga 2 despite missing the first four matches of the season after joining from Partizan Belgrade....
Akinlabi omitted from Real Madrid matchday squad to face Chelsea in Champions League
Published: May 04, 2021
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has selected twenty-three players for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final tie against Chelsea on Wednesday night. Spanish-born midfielder of Nigerian descent Marvin Akinlabi is certainly not in contention to be named in the matchday squad as he has been omitted fro...
'Chukwueze had a great chance' - Villarreal midfielder on winger's strike at goal saved by Leno
Published: April 30, 2021
Villarreal midfielder Manu Trigueros has rued their missed chances to put the Europa League semifinal clash beyond Arsenal on Thursday night. The Yellow Submarine were clearly superior in the first half, netting through Trigueros and Albiol, but they will take a slender one-goal advantage to London with Nicolas Pep...
'He's such an exciting player' - Ex-Barcelona winger waxes lyrical about Chukwueze
Published: April 26, 2021
Former Barcelona winger Andrea Orlandi has heaped praise upon Samuel Chukwueze, revealing that the Nigeria international was Villarreal's most dangerous player during their 2-1 loss to Barcelona in a La Liga clash on Sunday. Chukwueze broke the deadlock when he took advantage of the mishap in the Barcelona defence,...
Villarreal star Chukwueze warms up for Arsenal clash with wonderful goal against Barcelona
Published: April 25, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze goes into this week's Europa League semifinal meeting against Arsenal in fine form after scoring his third goal in as many games as Villarreal were beaten 2-1 by Barcelona at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Sunday afternoon. Today's clash against Barcelona served as a good training session before the...
Chukwueze on the most impressive player in La Liga, tomorrow's game with Barcelona
Published: April 24, 2021
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has picked Gerard Moreno as the player that has impressed him the most in La Liga this season. Indeed, the Villarreal number 7 has stood out in 2020-2021, registering 20 goals and five assists in the Spanish top-flight, while tallying six goals and bagging three assists in nine Eu...
24-goal striker Umar Sadiq is second most used player by Almeria coach in LaLiga 2
Published: April 23, 2021
2016 Rio Olympics bronze medalist Umar Sadiq is the second most used played by Almeria coach José Manuel Gomes in the Spanish Segunda Division this season. It will be recalled that Sadiq was named in the Nigeria squad for last month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with the Republic of Benin and Lesotho,...
Chukwueze namechecks three good La Liga prospects including Barcelona's Fati; Cazorla most talented
Published: April 22, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze has picked Sevilla loanee Bryan Gil, Barcelona's Ansu Fati and Villarreal's Yeremi Pino as the three La Liga prospects to keep an eye on. The Nigeria international, winner of the bronze boot at the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup, burst into the scene as a teenager under manager Javier Calleja in the 2018-2...
Almeria striker Sadiq finds the net against LaLiga 2 table-toppers Espanyol
Published: April 19, 2021
Umar Sadiq was on target as Almeria were held to a 1-1 draw by LaLiga 2 table-toppers Espanyol at the  Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on Monday night. Sadiq's form over the last eight months saw him invited to last month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho but...
'Levante gave him space' - Ex-Barcelona star discusses Chukwueze's brilliant display
Published: April 19, 2021
In a very eventful La Liga game at the Ciutat de València on Sunday, Apil 18, Samuel Chukwueze was outstanding as Villarreal registered an impressive 5-1 road win against Levante. Villarreal had an early chance to open the scoring in the seventh minute but Chukwueze was denied by a brilliant save from goalkeeper Ait...
Chukwueze's first La Liga brace inspires Villarreal to big win against Levante
Published: April 18, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze boosted his chances of being named in Villarreal's starting lineup for their important games ahead after bagging a brace in their 5-1 rout of Levante in a La Liga clash at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia on Sunday evening. The victory took the Yellow Submarine to 49 points in the Spanish top-flight a...
Ex-Atletico Madrid striker Adighibe scores 94th minute equaliser against Real Madrid II in Segunda Division B
Published: April 17, 2021
CF Talavera's Nigerian center forward Uzo Adighibe scored with almost the last kick of the game to rescue a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid Castilla in a Spanish Segunda B clash at Ciudad Real Madrid Campo 3 on Saturday evening. The 25-year-old had no goal involvement for CF Talavera prior to today's trip to the Spanis...