MLS SuperDraft 2023 : FC Cincinnati secure Aghedo, Minnesota United draft Iwe
Published: December 22, 2022
FC Cincinnati have secured the right to American-born Nigerian defender London Aghedo following the conclusion of the MLS SuperDraft 2023.   With the 80th overall pick, FC Cincinnati selected Aghedo from Air Force Men's Soccer.    The Valencia, Santa Clarita native majored in Management with a ...
MLS SuperDraft 2023 : Real Salt Lake select American-born Nigerian striker 
Published: December 22, 2022
Real Salt Lake have selected American-born Nigerian striker Emeka Eneli with the 25th overall selection in the 2023 MLS SuperDraft on Thursday morning.   The 1999-born Dublin, Ohio native has been drafted from Cornell University Men's Soccer.    Prior to joining Cornell University Men's Socc...
Leeds United legend finally admits he got it wrong over transfer of Aribo to Rangers 
Published: December 20, 2022
Legendary Leeds United midfielder  Lee Bowyer has sensationally taken back his words on the transfer of Nigeria international Joe Aribo to Scottish Premiership giants Rangers from Charlton Athletic.    Bowyer, known in his playing days for his tough tackling style of football, was manager of Charlton when Arib...
Official : Queens Park Rangers' Kaduna-born striker extends stay at Aldershot
Published: December 17, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Queens Park Rangers have confirmed that Nigerian-born forward Ody Alfa has extended his stay at National League club Aldershot.   The 23-year-old joined The Shots on loan in September 2022 and will now remain at the fifth tier club for a further month.    Sinc...
Official : MLS club St. Louis CITY SC acquire Nigerian striker 
Published: December 16, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Major League Soccer club St. Louis CITY SC have announced the acquisition of Nigerian striker Samuel Adeniran from Seattle Sounders.    Seattle Sounders traded Adeniran to St. Louis CITY SC in exchange for $100,000 in 2023 General Allocation Money (GAM) as well as ...
Done deal  : Talented Irish-Nigerian striker joins Millwall wef January 1, 2023
Published: December 14, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Championship club Millwall have confirmed the signing of talented Irish-Nigerian striker Aidomo Emakhu from Shamrock Rovers.   The 19-year-old has put pen to paper on a long-term deal and will complete his transfer to the Lions when the transfer window reopens for bu...
Official : Nigeria native joins MLS club Houston Dynamo 
Published: December 09, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo have announced the signing of Nigerian-born striker  Ifunanyachi Achara.   Achara has put pen to paper on a one-year contract for the 2023 season plus a club option for 2024.    The 25-year-old was selected by the Dynam...
Millwall set to beat Wolves, Southampton in race for highly-rated Irish-Nigerian striker
Published: December 02, 2022
Championship club Millwall are closing in on the signing of talented Irish-Nigerian striker Aidomo Emakhu.    The South London Press has confirmed that The Lions have won the race for the signature of Emakhu, beating a plethora of EFL Championship teams plus two Premier League clubs for the 19-year-old.  ...
Official : Watford loan out teenage striker of Nigerian descent 
Published: November 30, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Championship club Watford have announced that promising striker Tobi Adeyemo has been loaned out to non-leaguers Hitchin Town.    The 17-year-old has joined the Southern League Premier Division Central side until December 25 on work experience.   The transfer...
Official : Houston Dynamo select Nigerian-born striker in MLS Re-Entry Draft 
Published: November 24, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo have announced that they have selected Nigerian-born striker Ifunanyachi Achara in Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft.   The Enugu native has MLS experience, making thirty appearances for Toronto FC spread  across three seasons....
Official : MLS champions LA Galaxy in talks to renew deal for Warri-born defender 
Published: November 18, 2022
Major League Soccer champions LA Galaxy have updated their roster following the conclusion of the 2022 season.   According to the official website of the Western Conference club, twenty two players are under contract ahead of the start of pre-season preparations for the 2023 season.   LA Galaxy confirmed...
N43.5b-rated ex-Arsenal midfielder of African descent admits return to Gunners is possible 
Published: November 05, 2022
United States international of African decent Yunus Musah has refused to rule out a return to Arsenal in future.    Born in New York City to Ghanaian parents, Musah has a past connection with Arsenal, having represented their underage teams for seven years before sealing a transfer to Valencia in 2019 at the a...
Super Eagles-eligible central defender reveals the inside story of his move to Celtic 
Published: November 01, 2022
Super Eagles-eligible central defender Moritz Jenz has revealed how his move to Scottish Premiership champions Glasgow Celtic came about.    The Hoops signed the German-born player on a season-long loan, with an option to buy him outright from his parent club Lorient included in the deal.    Jenz was ...
Owls boss confident Sheffield Wednesday will tie ex-Flying Eagles invitee down to new deal 
Published: November 01, 2022
Sheffield Wednesday manager Darren Moore is confident the club will tie ex-Flying Eagles invitee Fisayo Dele-Bashiru down to new contract.    The Manchester City academy product has entered the final one year of his contract with Sheffield Wednesday and has been linked with clubs higher up the football pyramid ...
Official : Columbus Crew decline options on two Nigerian players 
Published: October 26, 2022
Major League Soccer club Columbus Crew announced on Wednesday that they have declined their club options on two Nigerian players James Igbekeme and Jalil Anibaba.    Columbus Crew signed Igbekeme on loan from Spanish Segunda División side Real Zaragoza in the January transfer window for the 2022 MLS season wit...