Victor Moses Shines Again As Chelsea See Off Swansea City
Published: April 28, 2018
Cesc Fabregas's 50th Premier League goal was all Chelsea needed to keep their hopes of finishing in the top-four alive, following a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday evening.Nigerian international Victor Moses was handed his 26th league appearance for Chelsea in the game, star...
Manchester United's Nigerian Number 10 Scores Against Liverpool In Singapore
Published: April 28, 2018
Nigerian winger cum striker Shola Shoretire was on target for Manchester United U16s as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Liverpool at the ongoing 2018 JSSL Singapore Professional Academies 7s.Wearing the number ten jersey, Shoretire scored with a brilliant shot from outside the area after receiving a pass from The Red D...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Injured; Iheanacho & Moses Start; Abraham Ineligible; Billing & Ibe Subbed In
Published: April 28, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 28th.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 Anfield, Liverpool failed...
FAYC Chelsea 3 Arsenal 1 : Nigerian Winger On Target, Four Others Feature
Published: April 27, 2018
Xavier Amaechi's opening goal for Arsenal in the fiercely contested FA Youth Cup final first leg at Stamford Bridge on Friday evening proved scant consolation as Chelsea ran out 3-1 winners ahead of the return leg.Arsenal Nigerian youngsters, James Olayinka and his compatriot, Amaechi were named amongst the visiting te...
'New Obafemi Martins' Comes Close To Scoring Hat-Trick For Barnsley In PDL
Published: April 27, 2018
Former Chelsea trialist Victor Adeboyejo came close to scoring a hat-trick in Barnsley's 4-2 win over Bristol City in a Professional Development League game at at Bristol City’s training ground in Failand on Friday.In his last appearance for the Reds reserve team on Monday against Coventry City, the Nigerian-born str...
Chelsea Coach Conte On NFF Target : He'll Be An Important Player For The Future
Published: April 27, 2018
At a press conference on Friday afternoon at Cobham, Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was asked about Tammy Abraham's time at Welsh outfit Swansea City.The England U21 star will not suit up for Swansea City when they tackle his parent employer in a Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday evening due to the t...
Chelsea & Arsenal Talents Of Nigerian Descent Go To War For FAYC Title
Published: April 27, 2018
Chelsea would welcome Arsenal to Stamford Bridge for the first leg of the FA Youth Cup final as both youth sides go to war for the prestigious crown.For Arsenal, this is the first time the young Gunners would be making it to this stage in nine years while their hosts have won the last four editions of the competition.T...
Manchester United Name Two Nigerian Wingers In Squad For Singapore Tournament
Published: April 27, 2018
At least two Nigerian whizkids are in line to represent Manchester United in the 2018 JSSL Singapore Professional Academies 7s which begins tomorrow in Padang, Singapore.Manchester United youth-team guru NewManUtdNews has informed allnigeriasoccer.com that Deji Sotona and Shola Shoretire are confirmed members of the sq...
Chelsea Reveal Goals Record Set By Nigerian Striker Ahead Of FAYC Final Vs Arsenal
Published: April 27, 2018
Ahead of Friday night's FA Cup Youth final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, the defending champions have revealed via their brand new official website the top scorer in the final of the competition.Nigeria Football Federation target Tammy Abraham has scored the most goals for Chelsea, four in total, in t...
Tottenham Coach Pochettino Must Learn How To Win Trophies
Published: April 27, 2018
For all the talk about Tottenham boss, Mauricio Pochettino, the former Argentina defender turned manager has not led a team to any trophy in his managerial career. The 46-year-old has come close with Spurs in the last few years, but his teams have always come short when it matters most, suffering a mental block when th...
Arsenal Fans Query Wenger For Not Introducing Iwobi, Other Substitutes
Published: April 26, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi was a non-playing substitute as Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw by Atlético Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League semifinal game at the Emirates Stadium.The Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has come under fire from the fans for his failure to introduce any substitutes for ...
Arsenal 1 Atlético Madrid 1: Iwobi Benched As Gunners Squander Opportunity To Claim Win
Published: April 26, 2018
Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw by Spanish opponents, Atlético Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League semifinal game on Thursday evening.Super Eagle Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute for the Gunners in the frenzied encounter at the Emirates stadium.Croatian defender, Sime Vrsaljko's early sending off fo...
Iwobi Misses Out As Four Arsenal Stars Are Nominated For Player Of The Season
Published: April 26, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has missed out on a nomination for Arsenal's Player of the Season award.Ahead of Thursday night's Europa League semifinal first leg tie against Atletico Madrid, the official website of the Gunners has asked fans to vote for the Player of the Season, with four outstanding players making ...
What Next For Chelsea Midfielders Of Nigerian Descent After Winning The League?
Published: April 25, 2018
With the Chelsea U18s having capped off a near-perfect season with a title triumph in the Premier League South, many things could considerably be about to change. Nigerian starlets Faustino Anjorin and Tariq Uwakwe were among the star performers of their glorious campaign and must have bolstered their glowing reputatio...
Luis Enrique Demands N7.5 Billion A Year To Coach Iwobi & Co At Arsenal
Published: April 25, 2018
Arsene Wenger will bid farewell to Nigeria international Alex Iwobi and other Arsenal first-teamers at the end of the season and one of the candidates tipped to replace the Frenchman is Luis Enrique.According to the Mirror UK, the former Barcelona coach is the front-runner for the job as Arsenal's head of football rela...