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...
Arsenal 1 Ostersunds 2 (agg 4-2): Iwobi Picks Up Injury In Stoppage Time, Gero Benched
Published: February 22, 2018
Arsenal were stunned 2-1 by Ostersunds at the Emirates Stadium in their UEFA Europa League return fixture on Thursday evening, though they progressed to the round of sixteen 4-2 on aggregate.Alex Iwobi started for the Gunners in the encounter, his fourth appearance in the competition this season.Hosam Aiesh silenced th...
Why Liverpool Nigerian Winger Who Terrorized Man Utd Defenders Was Replaced
Published: February 22, 2018
Liverpool progressed to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Youth League after beating Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday.Captain Ben Woodburn opened the scoring with a header in the 11th minute before substitute Rafael Camacho, who replaced Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye, broke the Red Devils hearts with a second goal ...
Chelsea Loanee Ola Aina Blames Himself, Teammates After 15th Loss
Published: February 22, 2018
Ola Aina has blamed himself and his teammates following Hull City's 3-1 loss to Middlesbrough in their latest game in the EFL Championship, saying the strikers were not able to convert their chances and the defenders made mistakes.The Nigeria international left-back has now started 30 out of a possible 32 games for the...
Victor Moses : So Much Work, Little Credit From Chelsea Fans
Published: February 22, 2018
After the Barcelona game on Tuesday the 20th I decided to venture into various social media to see how well our dear Nigerian was rated amongst various fans all over the internet. I know it sounds a little bit off the hook by judging a player based on comments on social media,  but the amount of abuse Moses gets for d...
Enyeama Hails Manchester United GK For Heroics Against Sevilla
Published: February 22, 2018
Vincent Enyeama has heaped praise on Manchester United netminder David de Gea following his heroics in the Champions League meeting vs Sevilla on Wednesday night at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán.The Spain international made eight saves against the La Liga outfit, the most by a Manchester United goalkeeper since Dutc...