Most Overpaid EPL Players Based On Minutes Played: Victor Moses, Okaka Make Top 10
Published: February 19, 2019
Chelsea-owned winger Victor Moses and Watford loanee Stefano Okaka have been named among the top ten overpaid players in the English Premier League based on minutes played in the 2018-2019 season. According to research conducted by TheSportsman.com, Moses was paid £66,346 for every minute he spent on the pitch prio...
Two Players Of Nigerian Descent On Target For Man Utd U16 In 5-0 Rout Of FK Poprad
Published: February 19, 2019
Mipo Odubeko and Deji Sotona were on target as Manchester United U16s humbled Slovakian opponents FK Poprad 5-0 on Monday, February 18 in a friendly. The Red Devils had traveled to Slovakia for a training camp and completed the get-together with a test game against FK Poprad, whose main team play in the second-tier ...
Fifty Hottest Prospects In English Football: Chelsea's Anjorin, Arsenal's Saka, Norwich's Idah Make List
Published: February 19, 2019
Respected football magazine Four Four Two has compiled a list of the top fifty most exciting teenagers in England and three players of Nigerian descent have been picked. They are Arsenal superkid Bukayo Saka, Norwich City striking sensation Adam Idah and Chelsea midfielder Faustino Anjorin. Saka was the top rank...
Nigerian Striker Celebrates New Contract With Goal & Assist For Arsenal U18s
Published: February 19, 2019
Arsenal have gone top of the U18 Premier League after thrashing Leicester City 5-0 at the Leicester City Training Ground on Tuesday afternoon. Nigeria-eligible youngster Folarin Balogun, the topscoring striker in the U18 Premier League Southern section, was in action for 78 minutes before making way for winger  Rya...
Liverpool Post Scout To Watch Everton Loanee Henry, Nwakaeme In Turkish Super Lig Match
Published: February 19, 2019
A representative from Liverpool was among the spectators for the Turkish Super League meeting between Galatasaray and Trabzonspor held on Sunday, February 10. According to Turkish newspaper Karadeniz Gazetesi, a Turkish scout, who scouts for talents on behalf of Liverpool in  Eastern Europe, monitored proceedings a...
Arsenal Teammates: Iwobi Aims Dig At Lichtsteiner, Elneny, Mustafi; Hails Cech, Maitland-Niles
Published: February 19, 2019
Responding to questions from Kenzie Benali in a special edition of Arsenal Teammates, Alex Iwobi has praised the defensive ability of Mohamed Elneny and hailed the survival instincts of goalkeeper Petr Cech. The Nigeria international was quizzed alongside England U20 World Cup-winning midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Nil...
'Tonight We Bury The Pogba-Kante Comparisons' - Nigerian Fans Rate Man Utd Star Ahead Of Chelsea Midfielder
Published: February 18, 2019
Manchester United are through to the quarterfinals of the Emirates FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-0 in a fifth round tie at Stamford Bridge on Monday night, with French World Cup winner Paul Pogba getting on the scoresheet. Most of the talk in the buildup to the match involved the midfield battle between Pogba and C...
Manchester United's Nigerian Defender Makes First Appearance In A Year Vs Stoke U23s
Published: February 18, 2019
Matthew Olosunde's injury problems are truly behind him, with the Nigeria-eligible defender making his first appearance this season for Manchester United U23s on Monday evening. The right-back was named in the starting line-up in a Premier League 2 Division 2 clash against Stoke City at Harrison Park (Leek, Stafford...
Nigeria-Eligible Striker On Target As Liverpool Advance To Women's FA Cup Quarter-Finals
Published: February 18, 2019
Liverpool Women beat  Millwall Lionesses 2-0 at Prenton Park (Birkenhead, Merseyside) on Sunday to progress to the quarterfinal of the SSE Women's FA Cup. England U20 star of Nigerian descent Rinsola Babajide justified her inclusion in the Reds starting line-up by registering her name on the scoresheet in the 67th ...
Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Is Back To His Best, Bags Fourth Goal In Five Games
Published: February 17, 2019
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi was decisive again after starring for Royal Excel Mouscron as they recorded a 3-0 victory against Cercle Brugge on game week 26 in the Belgian First Division on Sunday evening. The former Nigeria U23 star struggled for goals in the first half of the season while on loan at Gent and his...
'Mikel Is Better Than Messi' - Middlesbrough Fans Go Nuts Over Display Of Nigeria Captain Vs Blackburn
Published: February 17, 2019
John Obi Mikel's stock continues to rise in the English Championship after another consummate display as Middlesbrough beat Blackburn 1-0 in a league game on Sunday afternoon. The Nigeria international earned his fourth league appearance at Ewood Park and was so adept in his midfield duties for his side, a showing whi...
England Ahead Of Nigeria In Race For Promising Arsenal Youth Team Striker
Published: February 17, 2019
The English Football Association are ahead of their Nigerian counterparts in the race for the services of Arsenal youth team striker Daniel Oyegoke. According to Youth Hawk, Oyegoke has received a call-up to the England U16 squad for international matches this week. The 2003-born player is in line to make his in...
Dominic Iorfa Nets 100th Minute Equaliser For Sheffield Wednesday On His Debut
Published: February 17, 2019
It was a debut to remember for one-time Nigeria Football Federation target, Dominic Iorfa after he came off the bench to net a late, late equaliser as Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham United played out a thrilling 2-2 draw at AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday afternoon. A former England U21 international, Iorfa ...
Nigeria-Eligible Midfielders Score All The Goals As Man City Thrash Man Utd To Qualify For U18 PL Cup Final
Published: February 16, 2019
Manchester City will contest the final of the U18 Premier League Cup following their 3-0 rout of Manchester United in the semifinal at the Academy Stadium Manchester on Saturday afternoon. Nigeria-eligible midfielders Fisayo Dele-Bashiru and Felix Nmecha started for the Citizens, while new signing Gavin Bazunu, Nath...
Nigerian Striker Plays First Game In Six Months For Chelsea U23
Published: February 16, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation target Ike Ugbo was in action for Chelsea U23s as they fell to a 2-0 loss to Swansea City in a Premier League 2 contest in Aldershot on Friday evening. It was his first game for that age group since he went the distance against Everton on the opening day of the season on August 12, 2018. ...