Injured Nigerian Striker Ruled out Of Leicester City's League Cup Match Vs Wolves
Published: September 25, 2018
Layton Ndukwu will not make his professional debut for Leicester City when they take on Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday evening in the third round of the Carabao Cup. Foxes manager Claude Puel has strongly hinted that he will make some changes to the starting lineup but there will be no debut for Ndukwu as he is ...
Teenage Nigerian Winger Receives The Highest Praise Possible From Arsenal Legend Ljungberg
Published: September 25, 2018
Bukayo Saka has earned high praise from Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg after the winger scored his maiden goal for the Gunners U23 team in the Premier League 2 against Liverpool last Friday. Saka has just turned 17 and although he hasn't yet debuted for the first team, the Swedish coach is excited about the talent...
Leicester City's Iheanacho Sings The Praises Of Wolves Manager Ahead Of Carabao Cup Tie
Published: September 24, 2018
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has praised Wolverhampton Wanderers manager, Nuno Espírito Santo, ahead of Tuesday's Carabao Cup third round tie at Molineux. Wolves had been tipped to struggle in the Premier League this season but have enjoyed a good start, losing only once to Leicester City more than a mo...
Nigerian Striker On Target In Shootout As Man Utd Qualify For Premier League National Finals
Published: September 24, 2018
Promising Nigerian striker Mipo Odubeko was on target in the shootout as Manchester United U16s sealed their place in the Premier League National Finals after beating Everton, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Red Devils won their group which contained the Toffees, Liverpool and Manchester City. Manchester United...
Victor Moses In Contention To Face Liverpool In League Cup As Pedro Misses Training
Published: September 24, 2018
Ex-Super Eagles star Victor Moses is in contention to face his former club Liverpool, where he spent the whole of the 2013-2014 season, when Chelsea take on the Reds in the League Cup in two days time, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The good news for Moses but certainly bad news for Chelsea and their fans is that Ped...
Iwobi Gets Good Ratings Despite Playing For 21 Minutes Vs Everton
Published: September 24, 2018
Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi played for 21 minutes, coming off the bench in place of  Pierre Emerick Aubameyang in the 69th minute in Arsenal's 2-0 home win over Everton at the Emirates on Sunday evening.The win was a fifth in succession for the North London side in all competitions and their fourth in the Premier L...
Arsenal Coach Emery Explains Why Lacazette Was Not Taken Off For Iwobi Just Before First Goal
Published: September 23, 2018
Arsenal coach Unai Emery was quizzed by the reporters at the post-match press conference over his decision not to introduce Alex Iwobi just before Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring in the 56th minute in their 2-0 win against Everton at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners had taken the lead against the run of play...
Arsenal 2 Everton 0: Iwobi Subbed In, Lookman Benched As Gunners Win Fourth Game On The Spin
Published: September 23, 2018
Alex Iwobi was a second half substitute as Arsenal moved to sixth place in the English Premier League table with a 2-0 victory over Everton at Emirates Stadium.The Super Eagles winger replaced  Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 69th minute of action.This game began as a meeting between the two enter...
West Ham 0 Chelsea 0: Moses Non-Playing Sub As Blues' One Hundred Percent Record Ends
Published: September 23, 2018
Nigeria's Victor Moses was benched for the full duration as Chelsea dropped points for the first time this season in the English Premier League on Sunday. The latest bench show will raise concerns on the future of the retired Super Eagles star at Stamford Bridge and might lead to the former Wigan winger seeking a move...
Leicester City's Iheanacho Gives Reasons Why He Should Be Jamie Vardy's Strike Partner
Published: September 23, 2018
Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho has sent a message to Leicester City boss, Claude Puel, that he wants to become Jamie Vardy's strike partner because they have struck up a perfect understanding. Against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, the number eight netted the equalizer, a well taken goal with his left foot set ...
Liverpool Loanee Sheyi Ojo Too Hot For Dijon To Handle On Full Debut For Reims
Published: September 23, 2018
Liverpool loanee Sheyi Ojo made his full debut for Reims as they were held to a goalless draw by Dijon on game week six in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday evening. The England U21 star, who joined Reims on a season-long loan in the summer transfer window, earlier appeared off the bench in matches against Montpellier ...
Nigerian GK Keeps Clean Sheet As Tottenham U18s Score NINE Goals Against Okocha's West Ham
Published: September 23, 2018
Free-scoring Tottenham Hotspur demolished West Ham 9-0 in an U18 Premier League fixture held at Little Heath Sports Ground on Saturday afternoon. This is the second match in five months that Spurs have scored nine goals without reply in the league against a London club, having defeated Arsenal by the same scoreline ...
Leicester City Boss Reveals Why Iheanacho & Vardy Started Together For The 8th Time In Premier League
Published: September 22, 2018
Speaking to reporters after Leicester City's 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town at the King Power Stadium, manager Claude Puel has explained the reason behind his decision to name Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy together in the starting lineup. Of the 27 matches Iheanacho has played for the Foxes in the English topfli...
EPL Wrap: Iheanacho Scores & Assists; Ndidi & Billing Go 90; Success Subbed In; Solanke Missing; Balogun In 18
Published: September 22, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 22. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted. In the early kickoff, Isaac Succ...
Manchester City's Nmecha, Derby County's Shonibare Open Premier League 2 Account
Published: September 22, 2018
Two players of Nigerian descent were on target for their respective sides in a five-goal thriller between Manchester City and Derby County in a Premier League 2 encounter at the Academy Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The hosts were two goals up at the break thanks to two early strikes from Felix Nmecha and Lorenzo G...