Rohr Reveals AFCONQ Top Scorer Ighalo Is Negotiating With English And Turkish Clubs
Published: January 24, 2019
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has suggested that Africa Cup of Nations leading marksman Odion Ighalo is negotiating with Premier League and Turkish Super Lig teams with a view to a transfer in the January transfer window. Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Fenerbahce and Galatasaray have held talks with repres...
Teenage Nigeria-Eligible Midfielder Makes Professional Debut For Manchester City
Published: January 24, 2019
Teenage Nigerian midfielder, Felix Nmecha earned his first team debut for Manchester City in their 1-0 League Cup win over Burton Albion on Wednesday, January 23. The 18-year-old replaced Oleksander Zinchenko after 67 minutes at the Pirelli Stadium with the score board reading 1-0, and 10-0 on aggregate thanks to th...
Teenage Goalkeeper Okonkwo Could Finally Get His Chance With Arsenal First Team
Published: January 23, 2019
Young Arsenal goalkeeper, Arthur Okonkwo could be set to earn more time with the senior team set up following Emiliano Martinez's switch to Championship club, Reading. Arsenal youth team guru, Jeorge Bird who knows much about the activities at the Emirates and possess first hand knowledge of the potentials of the Nige...
Manchester City Boss Guardiola Set To Hand Third Nigerian Teenager Professional Debut
Published: January 23, 2019
Hamburg-born Nigerian starlet Felix Nmecha,18, is in line to make his professional debut for Manchester City in their Carabao Cup semi-final clash against Burton Albion on Wednesday evening. Attacking midfielder Nmecha was in the traveling party to Burton and could feature in the dead rubber match. If he steps o...
Everton Loanee Henry Beats Liverpool Striker Salah To African Player Of The Week
Published: January 23, 2019
Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru has been named the African Player of the Week for the period January 21st to 27th. French television network TV5Monde has selected a Team of the Week containing the eleven most outstanding African footballers playing in the main European Leagues and Onyekuru was their number one pick. ...
Tanimowo Puts In Impressive Shift As Brighton Knock Manchester United Out Of FA Youth Cup
Published: January 22, 2019
Brighton & Hove knocked one of the favorites, Manchester United out of the FA Youth Cup after an impressive 3-1 win at Leigh Sports Village on Monday evening. Nigerian right back Ayo Tanimowo put in an impressive shift against the Red Devils, playing as a fullback. The young Seagulls did not concede until a minu...
Official : Central Midfielder Inks New Deal With Manchester United Until 2023
Published: January 21, 2019
Through a press release published on their official website, Manchester United have informed that Scott McTominay has committed his future to the club after inking a new long-term contract. The agreement between club and player will keep the central midfielder at Old Trafford until at least June 30, 2023, with the o...
Schalke 04 Register Interest In Signing Fulham, Fenerbahce Target Victor Moses
Published: January 20, 2019
Bundesliga side Schalke 04 have joined the scramble to sign Victor Moses in the January transfer window, according to reports. Sport.de making reference to The Sun claims Schalke 04 have targeted the Chelsea right winger to assist the club in their quest to avoid relegation. After 18 matches in the German Bundesl...
Reading's Aluko Hails Ejaria For Helping Him Score In Loss To Derby County
Published: January 20, 2019
Sone Aluko acknowledged that Liverpool loanee Ovie Ejaria assisted him to score what turned out to be a consolation goal as Reading were beaten 2-1 by Derby County in the Championship on Saturday. On 66 minutes, the Nigeria international halved the deficit after Ejaria intercepted a stray pass and played the Nigeria...
Why Huddersfield Town's Billing Was Omitted From Squad Vs Manchester City
Published: January 20, 2019
Denmark U21 international of Nigerian descent Philip Billing was omitted from the Huddersfield Town squad against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Terriers have confirmed that the central midfielder has a slight knee issue that ruled him out of today’s game. So far Huddersfield Tow...
Arsenal 2 Chelsea 0 : Iwobi Enters Game As Sub As Gunners Rekindle Top-Four Aspirations
Published: January 19, 2019
Arsenal were 2-0 conquerors of Chelsea in their Premier League cracker at the Emirates stadium on Saturday evening, a game which saw Alex Iwobi play some part for his team in the victory.The Super Eagles star was named on a Premier League team list for the 19th time from a possible 23 by Arsenal manager Unai Emery, com...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi, Lookman Go 90; Iheanacho & Success Subbed In; Balogun Benched; Iwobi In 18; Moses Frozen Out
Published: January 19, 2019
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, January 19th.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the lunch time kick-off at the Molineux stadi...
Manchester United Defender Olosunde Linked With Return To Major League Soccer
Published: January 19, 2019
American-born Manchester United right-back Matthew Olosunde is being linked with a departure from Old Trafford.News emanating from the American media revealed that an unnamed Major League Soccer club is reportedly readying a move to snap up the highly-rated defender from the Premier League side.It is no secret that the...
Matches Involving Nigerian Players Worth Watching This Weekend
Published: January 19, 2019
There will be many league and Cup games around the  world this weekend and there will be Nigerian presence in some of these games.Izuchukwu Okosi looks at the matches involving Nigerian players worth watching1. Arsenal vs ChelseaWith due respect to the other English Premier league sides, the biggest game of the weeken...
Official : England International Defender Inks New Liverpool Contract
Published: January 19, 2019
Through their official website, Premier League pacesetters Liverpool have announced that England international Trent Alexander-Arnold has committed his future to the club after inking a new long-term deal. The right back was part of the England squad to the 2018 World Cup and went the distance in the Champions Leagu...