EPL Wrap: Iwobi Subbed Out; Ndidi & Billing Go 90; Iheanacho Struggles; Balogun Full Debut; Ojo Absent
Published: August 25, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, August 25th.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 Molineux Stadium, Wo...
Arsenal Winger Alex Iwobi Reaches Major Milestone At The Age Of 22
Published: August 25, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi will certainly reach a 100-game milestone for Arsenal in their London derby against West Ham on Saturday afternoon, if he doesn't get injured in the warmup. The Hale End Academy product has been named in the starting line-up for the clash at the Emirates Stadium, and starts in attack...
Versatile Nigerian Defender Directly Involved In Four Goals As Arsenal U18 Humiliate Leicester 7-0
Published: August 25, 2018
Arsenal U18s picked apart fellow league counterparts, Leicester City 7-0 in their U-18 Premier League encounter on Saturday afternoon, with three Nigerians scoring for the Gunners.Highly-rated goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo started in between the sticks for the hosts at the Shenley Training Centre while Mazeed Ogungbo, Jame...
Tottenham Hotspur's Nigerian Goalkeeper Keeps Clean Sheet Against Chelsea
Published: August 25, 2018
Talented Nigerian goalkeeper Joshua Oluwayemi showed why he is highly rated by the youth team coaches at Tottenham Hotspur after keeping a clean sheet in their 2-0 win over the national champions Chelsea on Saturday afternoon. Having conceded four goals in their opening U18 Premier League fixture against Brighton, S...
Fit-Again Tammy Abraham Captains Chelsea U23 In Loss To Derby County
Published: August 24, 2018
Chelsea suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Derby County in a Premier League 2 encounter held at Stamford Bridge on Friday evening. Having recovered from injury, Nigerian striker Tammy Abraham took a step closer to returning to play for the first team when he started for the U23s; young Blues midfielder Tariq Uwak...
How Victor Moses Prevented England Star From Making Chelsea Match Day Squad Vs Arsenal
Published: August 24, 2018
Former Nigeria international Victor Moses might be blocking the chances of England star Ruben Loftus-Cheek featuring for Chelsea in the first half of this season, manager Maurizio Sarri insinuated at Friday's press conference. Winger Moses has been included in The Blues 18-man match day squad for Chelsea's first two...
Brighton Boss Gives Clue Super Eagles Star Could Make Full Premier League Debut Vs Liverpool
Published: August 24, 2018
Brighton & Hove boss Chris Hughton has given a clue that Nigeria international Leon Balogun could make his full Premier League debut in Saturday's match against Liverpool at Anfield. The former Mainz star played his first competitive game off the bench as the Seagulls claimed a 3-2 win over Manchester United last we...
Will Ademola Lookman Join RB Leipzig? Everton Boss Has An Update
Published: August 23, 2018
If Everton boss, Marco Silva has his way, he will block Ademola Lookman from joining RB Leipzig in the summer transfer window. The Nigerian winger continues to be linked with a return to Germany after impressing for RB Leipzig in the second half of last season, with 5 goals  (4 assists) in 11 matches. Though Loo...
Tottenham Missed Out On Deadline Day Signing Of Chelsea's Nigerian Striker
Published: August 23, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur missed out on the deadline day signing of Nigerian striker Tammy Abraham, according to reports. Goal.com's Chelsea Chelsea correspondent, Nizaar Kinsella claims that Tottenham had a £25 million ($32m) move for Tammy Abraham rejected by Chelsea on deadline day, August 9. Abraham was interested i...
Arsenal Coach Has His Say On Brilliant Team Goal Scored By Iwobi, Eagles Star Set To Reach Milestone
Published: August 23, 2018
Arsenal coach Unai Emery faced the cameras on Thursday afternoon ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with West Ham at the Emirates this weekend and was asked if Iwobi's goal against Chelsea summed up the way he wants his team to play this season. The Nigeria national-teamer scored in the 41st minute at Stamfo...
Liverpool Coach Tells Nigerian Winger Two Things He Must Do For People To Take Notice
Published: August 23, 2018
Liverpool U23 manager Neil Critchley has advised Bobby Adekanye to improve his goalscoring and assists stats for people to take notice of him. Since joining Liverpool in 2015 from Barcelona, the Ibadan-born winger has netted only two goals for the U23 team in 16 appearances in the Premier League 2 and scored once fo...
Four Arsenal Stars Will Certainly Not Play Against West Ham
Published: August 23, 2018
Four Arsenal stars have been ruled out of their Premier League clash against West Ham at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, August 25. The Gunners medical team, through the club's official website arsenal.com, has provided an update on the fitness of four players ahead of the match day three tie. Bosnia and Herzeg...
Liverpool Coach Hails Nigerian Winger After Display Against Tottenham
Published: August 23, 2018
Liverpool U23 coach, Neil Critchley, has hailed Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye following his impressive performance in their 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on Friday, August 17. The Netherlands youth-teamer, who has put his injury worries behind him, scored the only goal for The Reds in the 14th minute afte...
Super Eagles Star Iwobi Hails Tough Arsenal Training Regime Under Emery
Published: August 22, 2018
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has acknowledged Unai Emery's training sessions as being more intense and aimed a sly dig  at the former manager Arsene Wenger who had been said to take a more lighter approach to his training and treatment of his players.Wenger left as the Gunners boss in May after 22 years in charge ...
Akpom Reacts After Making Competitive Debut For PAOK
Published: August 22, 2018
Chuba Akpom was delighted to play his maiden game in a PAOK shirt as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Benfica in a UEFA Champions League playoffs at Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on Tuesday. The Hale End Academy product entered into the fray in the 87th minute as replacement for Serbia international Aleksandar P...