Fulham 0 Chelsea 6 FAYC: 'New Mikel' Sends A Reminder Of His Class, Abraham Features
Published: February 27, 2018
Chelsea have advanced to their ninth consecutive FA Youth Cup semifinal after a 6-0 hammering of Fulham at Craven Cottage on Tuesday night, with England U19 international of Nigerian parentage Tariq Uwakwe in action for the entirety of the game for the defending champs.Whilst the New Mikel went the distance, there was ...
Youngest Nigerian To Play In Premier League: People Thought I'm Too Young & Weak
Published: February 27, 2018
Young Nigerian striker Joel Asoro is having a banner season at Sunderland so much so that he has been linked with a return to a Premier League club in the summer.The 18-year-old broke into the first team of the Black Cats in 2018, having featured in all of their last nine matches in the Championship and scoring two goa...
Top 5 Youngest Nigerians To Play In Bundesliga As Egbo Debuts For Borussia Mönchengladbach
Published: February 26, 2018
The 20-year-old English-born Nigerian right-back Mandela Egbo finally made his first-team debut for Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach in their 1-0 win at Hannover on Saturday, February 24.Prior to his maiden appearance, the former Crystal Palace wonderkid had been on the cusp of Mönchengladbach's first-team in...
Bobby Adekanye's Goal Helps Liverpool Beat Stoke In Premier League Cup
Published: February 25, 2018
Liverpool are through to the last sixteen of the Premier League Cup after demolishing Stoke City 4-0 at St George’s Park on Sunday, February 25.With the Reds naming a strong line-up that included Dominic Solanke, Nathaniel Clyne and Joe Gomez, Netherlands youth-teamer Bobby Adekanye dropped to the bench.Neil ...
Arsenal 0 Manchester City 3: Iwobi Subbed In; Argentina Stars Aguero & Otamendi Shine
Published: February 25, 2018
Manchester City won their first English topflight domestic honours after beating Arsenal 3-0 in the final of the Carabao Cup at Wembley on Sunday evening.Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi was named on the bench, while Argentina duo Sergio Aguero and Nicolás Otamendi started in attack and defense respectively for City.Arsenal ...
Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi On Target In Eight-Goal Thriller In Belgium
Published: February 25, 2018
Royal Excel Mouscron came into this afternoon's Belgian First Division A tie at Anderlecht knowing they had to get a result to improve their chances of avoiding relegation.But after an hour at the Stade Constant Vanden Stock (Bruxelles), it was thought the game had already ended as a contest with the visitors trailing ...
Manchester United 2 Chelsea 1 : Victor Moses Impresses In First Half
Published: February 25, 2018
Manchester United rallied back to a 2-1 comeback win over Chelsea in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, with Jesse Lingard scoring the decisive goal for the hosts.Super Eagles Victor Moses started the encounter for the Blues as the Blues recorded their seventh loss in the Premier League thi...
Man Utd Provisional Squad Vs Chelsea Revealed, Nigerian Duo Omitted Despite Injuries
Published: February 25, 2018
Nigerian duo Tosin Kehinde and Matthew Olosunde will not make their first-team debuts for Manchester United in the eagerly anticipated clash against Chelsea at Old Trafford this afternoon.Fresh reports out of England confirm that the two 19-year-olds have not been named to United's provisional roster for the match day ...
Nigerian Defender, Labelled The New Dani Alves, Showing His Versatility For Man Utd
Published: February 25, 2018
In a tumultuous campaign which has been riddled with inefficiency on the part of Manchester United's U23 team, it is worth noting that American-born Nigerian defensive stalwart, Matthew Olosunde has stood out as one of the shininglights for the young Red Devils in an otherwise dismal campaign.After 17 games, Manchester...
England Youth-Teamer Of Nigerian Descent Named In Man City Provisional Squad Vs Arsenal
Published: February 24, 2018
England youth international Lukas Nmecha was in Manchester City's traveling party to London on Saturday ahead of tomorrow's Carabao Cup final against Arsenal.The prolific youth-team striker was promoted to City's first-team squad by manager Pep Guardiola after the club missed out on the signature of Riyad Mahrez at the...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Hits Woodwork Again; Iheanacho Features; Abraham & Solanke Subs; Obafemi Not In 18
Published: February 24, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, February 24.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the lunchtime kick-off at the King Power Stadi...
Ex-Chelsea Star Mikel Obi To Messi, Pique, Iniesta & Co: Remember April 24, 2012
Published: February 24, 2018
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel is backing Chelsea to progress to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League despite Barcelona holding the Premier League champions to a 1-1 draw on Tuesday.Chelsea have found themselves in a similar situation before, during the 2011-2012 season when Mikel put in a full shift as the L...
Czech Republic Wonderkid Makes Debut For Manchester United
Published: February 24, 2018
Czech Republic U18 international Matej Kovar will make his debut for Manchester United across all levels when the U18 team take on Everton in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon.The 17-year-old has been named in the starting line-up for the game week seventeen tie that will be held at Trafford Training Centre ...
Will Conte Shake Hands With Mourinho On Sunday? Chelsea Coach Replies
Published: February 23, 2018
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has deflected questions regarding his relationship with Manchester United's Jose Mourinho ahead of the Premier League game between the two clubs at Old Trafford on Sunday.Apart from the players, the cameras will be focused on Conte and Mourinho with both managers trading jibes earlier in the...
Chelsea Starlets Praised By Fulham's Nigerian Manager, Who Once Coached Victor Moses
Published: February 23, 2018
Ahead of Fulham U18s clash with Chelsea in the U18 Premier League on Friday, the manager of the Cottagers Colin Omogbehin had nothing but praise for the Young Blues, saying teams struggle to break down their defensive formation.In September 2017, Chelsea thrashed Fulham U18s 6-1 in the league, with Faustino Anjorin amo...