Nigerian-Born Poland World Cup Star : Biggest Mistake In My Career Joining Portsmouth
Published: March 02, 2018
Nigerian-born striker Emmanuel Olisadebe has admitted that joining English club Portsmouth was the biggest mistake of his football career, labeling them a small club with substandard facilities.The 2002 Poland World Cup star joined Portsmouth from Greek giants Panathinaikos in January 2006 and made only two appearances...
Manchester United Block Key Eagles Defender From Facing Club In Premier League
Published: March 02, 2018
Netherlands international of Ghanaian descent Tim Fosu-Mensah will not figure for Crystal Palace when they host Manchester United in the Premier League on Monday, March 5.The defender joined the Eagles on a season-long loan deal in the summer transfer window in search of regular first-team football. The Red Dev...
Arsenal 0 Man City 3: Iwobi Benched, Tosin & Nmecha Not In 18, Argentina Duo Start
Published: March 01, 2018
Arsenal suffered their second defeat in five days to Manchester City on Thursday evening following their 3-0 loss in their rescheduled Premier League at the Emirates Stadium.Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi was not selected in Arsenal's starting XI, dropping to the bench instead while young Manchester City defender Tosin...
Republic Of Ireland Call-Ups For Two Young Midfielders Of Nigerian Descent
Published: February 28, 2018
Republic of Ireland U15 coach Jason Donohue has announced an 18-player roster for the upcoming friendlies against Cyprus.Two players of Nigerian descent in Bosun Lawal and Val Adedokun are set to play against the Cypriot team having made the squad list.Lawal is a midfielder who turns out for Bohemian FC while Adedokun ...
Liverpool Coach Praises Nigerian-Born Winger: He's Capable Of Scoring Superb Goals
Published: February 28, 2018
Praises continue to pour in for Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye on the back of his recent impressive displays for the reserve team of Liverpool, and the latest has come from manager Neil Critchley who stated that he's capable of scoring superb goals.The 19-year-old Adekanye was undoubtedly the best player on the pitc...
Celestine Babayaro In Line To Feature For Chelsea Against Inter Milan
Published: February 28, 2018
Former Nigeria international Celestine Babayaro is set to return to Chelsea in May 2018, more than thirteen years after he bid farewell to the London club. The Premier League champions write on their official website that the triple-trophy-winning class of 1998 will be back playing on the pitch at Stamford Brid...
Wenger Refuses To Blame Players : Iwobi, Others Gave 100 Percent In 3-0 Loss To Man City
Published: February 28, 2018
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has refused to blame his players in the wake of the 3-0 defeat suffered at the hands of Manchester City in the final of the League Cup on Sunday.Nigeria international Alex Iwobi passed a late fitness test and was introduced in the 73rd minute with the outcome of the match held at Wembley alr...
Red Devils Legend Giggs : Man City Not In The Same Category As Man Utd, Chelsea & Arsenal
Published: February 28, 2018
Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs says it's too early to compare Manchester City to Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal, who have won 21 of the 25 titles since the formation of the Premier League.Pep Guardiola's side are set to be crowned Premier League champions at the end of this season, as they lead the ...
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...