Musa stars for Man Utd youth team in six-goal thriller against Leeds United
Published: March 05, 2023
Spanish-born Nigerian attacker Victor Musa continues to catch the eye for Manchester United youth teams.    The England youth international impressed as Manchester United and Leeds United shared the spoils with a 3-3 draw in an U18 Premier League match at Thorp Arch Training Ground on Saturday.   Musa h...
Why Everton manager Sean Dyche should consider role change for Alex Iwobi
Published: March 04, 2023
Alex Iwobi has played consistently for Everton in the Premier League this season. The Super Eagles midfielder has appeared in all 25 games the Toffees have played.   He has also been one of the shining lights in what has been a dismal season for the Toffees, scoring one goal and registering six assists.  ...
'Should have been a goal' - Chelsea legend Carney on Iheanacho's missed first half chance 
Published: March 04, 2023
Leicester City are sinking deeper into trouble with four straight losses in all competitions after suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Southampton in a Premier League game at the St Mary's Stadium on Saturday evening.    Despite missing several chances, Kelechi Iheanacho, a nominee for the Premier League...
'Hit like a rocket' - 1994 AFCON winner hails Arsenal winger Nelson for spectacular game-winner
Published: March 04, 2023
Former Super Eagles striker Efan Ekoku has heaped plaudits on Arsenal winger, Reiss Nelson for his spectacular match-winning goal on Saturday evening against Bournemouth.    League leaders, Arsenal came from two goals down to defeat the visitors 3-2 in a pulsating game that seemed to be heading to a 2-2 draw. ...
Hale End product Akpom becomes first Boro player to score 20-plus league goals since 1990
Published: March 04, 2023
Arsenal's Hale End Academy product Chuba Akpom has become the first Middlesbrough player to score 20-plus league goals for the club since 1990.    Since the 1989-1990 season, no Middlesbrough player had managed 20 goals in a single campaign until Saturday evening when the Super Eagles hopeful bagged a bra...
Super Eagles-eligible duo in action as Chelsea are finally back to winning ways
Published: March 04, 2023
Nigeria-eligible duo of Carney Chukwuemeka and Noni Madueke started on the bench on Saturday evening in Chelsea's 1-0 win over Leeds United in a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge.   It was Chelsea's first win in the Premier League since Janaury 15, 2023 when they beat Crystal Palace.   The Angl...
Super Eagles handed Onyeka injury boost pre-Guinea-Bissau 
Published: March 04, 2023
Super Eagles midfielder Frank Onyeka has been given the medical green light by Brentford's doctors to return to Premier League action against Tosin Adarabioyo's Fulham on Monday night.    Through their official website, the Bees have confirmed that Onyeka is in contention for the match at the Gtech Co...
2023 Flying Eagles invitee nominated for Crystal Palace Goal of the Month
Published: March 04, 2023
2023 Flying Eagles invitee Ademola Ola-Ademobi has been nominated for Crystal Palace's Goal of the Month award for February 2023.   Following his return to England after training with the Flying Eagles in Abuja, he netted his first goal on February 27 as Crystal Palace's development squad were held to ...
'Players like Joao Felix also needed time at Chelsea' - Selles demands patience with Onuachu
Published: March 03, 2023
Speaking to the national press in England in his pre-match press conference before the Premier League match against Leicester City, Southampton manager Ruben Selles has urged Saints supporters to be patient with one of their deadline day signings in the January transfer window, Paul Onuachu.    Onuachu joined...
Flying Eagles-eligible striker in the running for Everton Goal of the Month
Published: March 03, 2023
Flying Eagles-eligible striker Francis Okoronkwo is in the running for Everton's Goal of the Month award for February 2023.   His second half strike against Bristol City in a Premier League Cup match on February 5 has been shortlisted for the Toffees Goal of the Month.    Everton U21s were left with ...
'Not good for me' - Nigeria-eligible striker explains why he rejected transfer to Liverpool
Published: March 03, 2023
Germany U21 international of Nigerian descent Kevin Schade has explained why he turned down the chance to join Premier League giants Liverpool in the January transfer window and instead opted to move to Brentford.   The Super Eagles-eligible forward joined the Bees on loan for the remainder of the 2022-2023 se...
On-loan Gunner Balogun lifts the lid on how his move to Reims came about
Published: March 03, 2023
Folarin Balogun has revealed how his move to six-time French top-flight champions Stade de Reims came about.   The England U21 international of Nigerian descent joined the Red and Whites on a season-long loan last summer with no option to buy included in the agreement.   At least two Premier League teams...
Three reasons Chelsea should sign Napoli marksman Osimhen in the summer
Published: March 02, 2023
Victor Osimhen is having a fantastic season for Napoli, scoring 19 goals in 20 appearances for the Serie A table-toppers.   And on the back of his impressive form,  top clubs not limited to Chelsea and Manchester United are showing interest in the Nigerian striker ahead of the summer transfer window. ​ ...
'He never lost the ball' - Fiabema reveals Jorginho was Chelsea's best player in training 
Published: March 02, 2023
Norway youth international of Nigerian descent Bryan Fiabema has named Jorginho as Chelsea's standout player in training before his switch to Arsenal in the January transfer window.    After five years at Chelsea, with whom he won the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup,...
Hale End product Akpom quadruple-nominated for Middlesbrough Goal of the Month
Published: March 02, 2023
Arsenal's Hale End Academy product Chuba Akpom has been quadruple-nominated for Middlesbrough's Goal of the Month award for February 2023.   The red-hot striker found the back of the net five times in the EFL Championship last month, meaning four of those strikes made the shortlist.    In additio...