Three Nigerian Teenagers Handed Jersey Numbers By Southampton For Premier League
Published: September 05, 2018
Three Nigerian teenagers have been handed jersey numbers by Southampton for Premier League games this season. The Premier League has published on its official website the numbers the players at each club will wear on the back of their shirts this season and it cannot be changed until June 2019. Republic of Irelan...
Iwobi Settles For Second Place In Arsenal Goal Of The Month, Registered For Europa League
Published: September 05, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi finished second in Arsenal's first goal of the month poll of the season, losing to only Henrikh Mkhitaryan, whose strike against Chelsea was named the most eye-catching scored by a Gunners player in August. Iwobi had been in the running for the award for his strike against Chelsea in...
Leicester City's Nigerian Striker Battling Chelsea, Man Utd Starlets For Top PL2 Award
Published: September 04, 2018
Leicester City's Nigerian striker Layton Ndukwu has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award for August 2018 and has to see off competition from eight talented youngsters to win the accolade. The eight other contenders are : Manchester United's Angel Gomes, Chelsea's Tariq Lamptey, Brighton'...
Arsenal Legend Kanu Wants Kelechi Nwakali Back At Gunners ASAP
Published: September 04, 2018
Former Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu hopes on loan FC Porto midfielder Kelechi Nwakali will be back soon at his parent club, Arsenal.The Golden Ball winner at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile has played for three different clubs on loan since he joined the Gunners in 2016 from Diamond Academy, Umuahia.Two time...
Three English-Based Players Of Nigerian Descent Earn Ireland Call-Ups
Published: September 04, 2018
Three English-based players of Nigerian descent have earned call-ups to the Republic of Ireland U19 side for the first international break of the 2018-19 season. Southampton duo Michael Obafemi and Jonathan Afolabi plus Norwich City's teenage sensation Adam Idah have been invited by manager Tom Mohan for the two int...
Two Super Eagles Stars Omitted, 7 Players Eligible For Nigeria Named In Chelsea Premier League Squad
Published: September 03, 2018
Chelsea have submitted their squad list for the first half of the 2018-2019 campaign to the Premier League and  two Nigeria internationals on the books of the Stamford Bridge outfit in the shape of Kenneth Omeruo and Ola Aina have been omitted. Omeruo is not a home-grown player even though he was on the books of Ch...
Eleven Nigerian Starlets Registered By Arsenal For Premier League
Published: September 03, 2018
Arsenal have submitted their squad list to the Premier League following the conclusion of the summer transfer window, with as many as eleven players eligible to represent the Nigerian national making the roster. Hale End Academy product Alex Iwobi is the most eye-catching Nigerian name on the roster and is the only ...
Arsenal Coach Reveals The Real Reason Why Iwobi Was Not In Squad Against Cardiff
Published: September 02, 2018
Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed the real reason why Nigeria international Alex Iwobi was not named in the 18-man squad for Sunday afternoon's Premier League tie at Cardiff City. Without Iwobi in the team, the Gunners won their second successive game, beating the Bluebirds 3-2, with Shkodran Mustafi, Pierre-Eme...
Iwobi Nominated For Arsenal Player And Goal Of The Month Awards But Omitted From 18 Vs Cardiff
Published: September 02, 2018
There's no Alex Iwobi in the Arsenal 18-man squad that will face Cardiff City in the fourth round of matches in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Gunners manager Unai Emery has named his squad against the Bluebirds, picking attack-minded trio Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut özil in th...
Manchester United's Nigerian Duo On Target Again In Eight-Goal Thriller Vs Middlesbrough
Published: September 02, 2018
Promising Nigerian youngsters, Mipo Odubeko and Shola Shoretire, registered their names on the score-sheet in the eight-goal thriller between Manchester United U16s and Middlesbrough on Saturday, September 1. The game was held on the same day that United U18s suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Boro in the U18 Pre...
Every Single 43 Nigerian Players To Score In The Premier League Revealed
Published: September 02, 2018
Huddersfield Town midfielder Philip Billing became the forty-third Nigerian player to score in the English Premier League when he found the net in the first half against Everton on Saturday, September 1. Of the forty-three Nigerian players that have scored in the Premier League, 28 players represented the Super Eagl...
Huddersfield Town's Billing 17-Word Reaction After Netting First Premier League Goal
Published: September 02, 2018
Huddersfield Town midfielder Philip Billing was delighted to score his first Premier League goal in his side's 1-1 draw at Everton on match day four in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The Terriers took the lead at Goodison Park in the 34th minute through a header from the former Denmark U21 international, ...
Liverpool Goalkeeper Alisson Becker Angry That Iheanacho Stole Possession From Him
Published: September 01, 2018
Liverpool's Brazilian international Alisson Becker has admitted that he made a mistake that led to the goal scored by Algeria winger Rachid Ghezzal in the second half of their Premier League clash against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Moments after coming off the bench, Nigeria inte...
Everton Boss Offers Advice To Nigerian Winger: Show Your Quality On The Pitch
Published: September 01, 2018
England U21 star of Nigerian parentage, Ademola Lookman, made his first appearance of the season as Everton were held to a 1-1 draw by Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon, coming off the bench as replacement for the injured Theo Walcott in the 57th minute. The winger had been linked with a ...
EPL Wrap: Billing Nets First Goal; Moses & Solanke Ignored Again; Balogun Bench; Ibe & Lookman Subbed In
Published: September 01, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, 1st September.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kick off at the King Power Stadium...