'Iwobi's New Contract Has Made Him More Focused' - Ex-EPL Star Explains Winger's Impressive Start
Published: November 08, 2018
Former Fulham star Leroy Rosenior on Thursday believes Nigeria international Alex Iwobi can get even better for Arsenal as he continues his impressive start to life under the management of new head coach Unai Emery. Rosenior was reacting to a mail from an Arsenal fan on Premier League Fan Zone who said the Nigerian ...
Liverpool Loanee Ovie Ejaria's Position At Rangers Under Threat
Published: November 08, 2018
Former Golden Eaglets invitee Ovie Ejaria may struggle to keep his place in Rangers' starting lineup in the second half of the 2018-2019 season. According to The Express, The Light Blues are keen to add another creative player, a midfielder, striker and a defender in the January transfer window. Liverpool loanee ...
Fourteen Games Unbeaten: Iwobi Reveals Why Things Are Going So Well For Arsenal At The Moment
Published: November 08, 2018
Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Liverpool last weekend means they have achieved twelve wins and two draws in their last fourteen matches across all competitions. Alex Iwobi has credited manager Unai Emery for the Gunners impressive form and highlighted that the players have been working hard in training. ''It’s basical...
Nigerian Striker Contributes To Three Goals As Manchester United Thrash Swansea City 6-0
Published: November 07, 2018
Nigerian striker Mipo Odubeko is already being mentioned as one of the players that will sign a scholarship with Manchester United in the coming months, having impressed for the youth teams of the Old Trafford outfit this season. Manchester United U17s thrashed Swansea City 6-0 on Wednesday with Odubeko scoring a go...
EFL Trophy Forest Green Rovers 1 Arsenal 3: Nigerian Winger Wins Penalty, Provides Assist
Published: November 07, 2018
Bukayo Saka was impressive for Arsenal U21s as they got back to winning ways by beating Forest Green Rovers 3-1 in a Checkatrade Trophy tie staged at The New Lawn (Nailsworth, Gloucestershire) on Wednesday evening. Apart from the England U18 star, Tolaji Bola and James Olayinka were the other players of Nigerian des...
UYL Wrap: Real Madrid's Akinlabi Subbed In, Juventus' Iweru Goes 90 Vs Utd; Man City's Ogbeta Shines; Chelsea's Anjorin Missing
Published: November 07, 2018
How players of Nigerian descent fared on game week four in the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday, November 7. At the Stadion Přeštice (Přeštice), Real Madrid came from a goal down to beat Viktoria Plzeň 2-1 thanks to a 95th winner from Rodrigo Rodrigues. The Spanish side have sealed progression from the group stag...
Chelsea's Moses Sees Handwriting On The Wall He's Not Wanted, Left In London For No Reason
Published: November 07, 2018
Former Nigeria international Victor Moses was omitted from the Chelsea squad that traveled to Belarus for Thursday evening's Europa League game against BATE Borisov.  Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has named four wingers on the 20-man roster : Eden Hazard, Pedro, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Willian. Marcos Alonso, Davi...
Belgium Dazzler Eden Hazard Closing In On John Obi Mikel's Chelsea Record
Published: November 07, 2018
Belgium World Cup star Eden Hazard is closing in on Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel's appearance record at Chelsea, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The former Chelsea number 12 is fourth on the list of foreign players with the most appearances for the Stamford Bridge outfit, having racked up 372 appearances befor...
'Ademola Has Been On Fire Since He Came Back For Pre-season' - NFF Target Hailed After Scoring Against Kenyans
Published: November 07, 2018
Nigeria Football Federation target Ademola Lookman received praise from Everton captain Phil Jagielka after sparkling in their 4-0 rout of Kenyan opponents, Gor Mahia on Tuesday evening. Lookman put the Toffees 1-0 up in the 16th minute, putting away Cenk Tosun’s low cross from the right, and the East Africans str...
Africa's Richest Man Dangote Would Consider Buying Another Club Other Than Arsenal
Published: November 07, 2018
Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said that he would turn his attention to buying another football club if Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke refuses to sell. Dangote does not think this is the right time to buy the Premier League club because he wants to complete one of the  world’s largest oil refineries in Lago...
UYL Wrap: Liverpool's Adekanye Wins Several Free-Kicks; Eyoma Helps Spurs Maintain Unbeaten Record; PSV's Madueke Debuts
Published: November 06, 2018
Round-up of the players of Nigerian descent involved in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, November 6. At Hotspur Way Training Centre (London), England U19 defender Timothy Eyoma played ninety minutes as a central defender for Tottenham Hotspur in their 2-0 win against PSV Eindhoven. Eyoma has gone the distance in...
Torino Readying N4.05 Billion Bid For Chelsea Defender Ola Aina Ahead Of January Transfer Window
Published: November 06, 2018
Italian Serie A club Torino have started working on a deal to sign Nigeria defender Ola Aina on a permanent basis when the winter transfer window opens for business in January 2019. Signed on a season-long loan from Chelsea in August 2018, The Maroons have been impressed with the performance of the versatile fullbac...
Sky Sports Pundit: Ozil, Mkhitaryan Don't Fit Into Emery's Style of Football; Iwobi Deserves Starting Place
Published: November 06, 2018
Sky Sports pundit Tony Cascarino believes the duo of Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not have long term future at Arsenal under Unai Emery but sees Nigeria international Alex Iwobi  suiting the playing style of the new Gunners' head coach and deserves more playing opportunities.Iwobi provided the assist for str...
Ex-Chelsea & Man Utd Stars : Nigerian Midfielder Will Dump Huddersfield If They Get Relegated
Published: November 06, 2018
Ex-Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend and former Manchester United star Owen Hargreaves have predicted that Nigerian midfielder Philip Billing will bid farewell to Huddersfield Town at the end of the 2018-19 season if they get relegated from the Premier League. Billing, who was named The Terriers Player of the Month for...
Highly-Rated Crystal Palace Nigerian Winger Scores In Comeback Game
Published: November 05, 2018
Promising Nigerian winger Joseph Hungbo has made a successful return from injury, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. In his first match of the season, the Crystal Palace U23 star took only seven minutes to double his team's advantage in a Professional Development League match with local rivals Millwall on Monday. Int...