Confirmed : 2001-born defender of Nigerian descent signs new West Ham contract
Published: March 16, 2021
Through their official website, Premier League club West Ham United have announced that 2001-born defender of Nigerian parentage Ajibola Alese has signed a new contract. An England youth international, Ajibola's new deal keeps him at West Ham until at least the summer of 2023 and the contract also includes the opti...
Snapped : Arsenal manager Arteta runs the rule over teenage Nigeria-eligible GK pre-Olympiakos
Published: March 16, 2021
Anglo-Nigerian goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is seemingly in contention to be included in Arsenal's matchday squad when they take on Olympiakos in the Europa League round of 16 second leg clash at the Emirates Stadium in London on Thursday evening. Arsenal's official website has published pictures from Tuesday's traini...
Crystal Palace whizkid Omilabu scores fourth brace of the season in win against Chelsea U18
Published: March 16, 2021
Crystal Palace showed their title credentials with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the U18 Premier League on Tuesday afternoon, a victory that sees them return to the top of the southern section. The Eagles started with three players of Nigerian descent in the form of David Omilabu, Victor Akinwale and Tayo Adaramola...
Manchester United loanee beats Odubeko to West Ham Goal of the Month award
Published: March 16, 2021
Manchester United loanee Jesse Lingard has won West Ham United's Goal of the Month award for February 2021, beating Irish-Nigerian attacker Mipo Odubeko and three other players to the accolade. Goals from Tomáš Souček (v Aston Villa), Ryan Fredericks (v Sheffield United), and Sonny Perkins  (U17s v Millwall)...
Iheanacho joins Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham Stars In EPL TOTW
Published: March 16, 2021
Kelechi Iheanacho has been named in the latest English Premier League Team of the Week by statistical-based football website Whoscored.com for his performance against Sheffield United on Sunday. The Nigeria international, the star performer in the English top-flight with a rating of 10, scored his first Premier Lea...
'He's like a new striker' - Leicester City legend Walsh hails hat-trick hero Iheanacho
Published: March 15, 2021
Leicester City legend Steve Walsh reserved special praise for Kelechi Iheanacho after his first hat-trick in the Premier League inspired the Foxes to a 5-0 rout of Sheffield United on Sunday. His treble saw him extend his scoring streak to three games in the division and take his tally for the season to ten goals in...
Nmecha comes off bench to score twice as Manchester City hit seven past Southampton B
Published: March 15, 2021
Manchester City have opened up a five-point gap at the top of the Premier League 2 table after demolishing Southampton B 7-1 at the Academy Stadium on Monday afternoon. England youth international of Nigerian descent Felix Nmecha has not been selected by manager Pep Guardiola in his 23-man group for Tuesday's Champi...
Al-Shabab reveal possible return date for injured former Manchester United star Ighalo
Published: March 15, 2021
Saudi Arabian Professional Football League side Al-Shabab have revealed the details of the injury suffered by former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo during the 23rd round of matches. It will be recalled that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer was forced off injured thirty minutes into the 2-1 loss to ...
Manchester United's Shoretire wins February 2021 Premier League 2 Player of the Month
Published: March 15, 2021
Manchester United winger Shola Shoretire has been named Premier League 2 Player of the Month for February 2021, informs the official website of the Premier League. The England youth international of Nigerian descent saw off competition from Manchester City duo Liam Delap and James McAtee, Blackburn Rovers' Connor...
Arsenal product Iwobi sends message to Lacazette after striker's winning goal vs Tottenham
Published: March 15, 2021
Hale End Academy graduate Alex Iwobi was delighted to see Arsenal pick up three points in their Premier League encounter against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, courtesy of Alexandre Lacazette's winning goal from the penalty spot in the 64th minute. The Nigeria international was on the books of the Gunners for fifteen...
Kelechi Iheanacho the hat-trick hero for Leicester City
Published: March 15, 2021
No longer distracted by continental commitments in the European competitions, Leicester City have been able to turn their full attention to the Premier League. The team in blue are also determined to ensure they remain in the top four, cementing their place in second position thanks to an emphatic 5-0 win over Shef...
Kanu delivers verdict after Arsenal's 2-1 win against his favourite opponents in England Tottenham
Published: March 14, 2021
Legendary Nigeria and Gunners striker Nwankwo Kanu took to social media to deliver his verdict in the wake of Arsenal's 2-1 win over north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening. Manager Mikel Arteta dropped his influential captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from the starting lineu...
Leicester hat-trick hero Iheanacho hopes strike partner Vardy can continue playing until the age of 40
Published: March 14, 2021
Kelechi Iheanacho was over the moon after scoring his first-ever hat-trick in the English Premier League, and he achieved the feat in Leicester City's comfortable 5-0 victory against relegation candidates Sheffield United on Sunday. Iheanacho's partnership with Jamie Vardy is becoming so successful, with the former...
Leicester City striker Iheanacho in the form of his life, scores first Premier League hat-trick
Published: March 14, 2021
Leicester City have moved to second in the Premier League standings, even if it may be for a few hours, following their 5-0 hammering of relegation-doomed Sheffield United at the King Power Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Manager Brendan Rodgers handed Kelechi Iheanacho his fourth straight start in the top-flight and ...
Super Eagles target makes 6th consecutive EPL appearance as Southampton lose to Brighton
Published: March 14, 2021
Super Eagles target Nathan Tella continues to get a run in the Southampton first team, making his sixth consecutive appearance as they suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of Brighton & Hove at St Mary's Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Saints boss Ralph Hasenhüttl suggested pre-match that the former Arsenal schoolboy was...