Goals From Nigerian Midfielders Put Chelsea On Brink Of Retaining Title
Published: April 07, 2018
Chelsea will retain the U18 Premier League title Southern section if they claim a point at West Ham next weekend after thrashing Southampton 4-0 at Cobham Training Centre on Saturday afternoon.While Tariq Uwakwe and Faustino Anjorin started for the defending champions, Michael Obafemi and Jonathan Afolabi started in at...
Kehinde Features In Manchester United's Dominant 4-0 Win Vs Sunderland
Published: April 07, 2018
Tosin Kehinde made an appearance off the bench as Manchester United U23s thrashed Sunderland in a Premier League 2 encounter at Old Trafford on Friday evening.Before the game the Red Devils knew they had to beat the Black Cats to avoid the drop and Ricky Sbragia's side emphatically underlined their complete dominance o...
Young Nigerian Striker Nets Injury Time Equalizer To Deny Liverpool Win PL2
Published: April 06, 2018
Arsenal and Liverpool played out an enthralling 1-1 draw in the Premier League 2 at the Prenton Park on Friday evening, with Folarin Balogun's late effort for the young Gunners ensuring the share of spoils.As many as four Nigerian youngsters were in action for Arsenal in the clash, with all of Tolaji Bola, Joseph Olowu...
Leboeuf Accuses Super Eagles Winger Moses, Other Chelsea Stars of Undermining Conte
Published: April 06, 2018
Chelsea right wingback Victor Moses and his club teammates have come under scathing criticism from former defender Frank Leboeuf who believes the players may be playing poorly in order to have manager Antonio Conte sacked.Leboeuf who is now an actor after retiring from football bared his mind to SFR Sport ahead of the ...
Charton Boss Very Sure Aribo Will Play For Premier League, Championship Club
Published: April 06, 2018
Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer believes Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo will play for a Premier League or Championship club in the coming years after catching the eye with a string of fine performances for the Addicks.The London born youngster has been directly involved in seven goals (5 goals, 2 assists) in t...
17-Year-Old GK Trains With Man Utd First Team, Why Nigerian Duo Will Not Debut
Published: April 06, 2018
The 17-year-old goalkeeper Matěj Kovář  trained with Manchester United's first-team on Friday ahead of their Premier League clash vs Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.With Argentina international Sergio Romero injured and Kieran O'Hara set to feature for the U23s in their big game against Sunderland tonight, ma...
Leicester Boss Earmarks Three Players As Replacement For Unique Ndidi
Published: April 06, 2018
Leicester City boss Claude Puel has earmarked three players to replace Wilfred Ndidi who will not be available for selection when the Foxes face Newcastle United and Burnley in the Premier League.The English Football Association has confirmed that the Nigeria international will sit out two games after receiving a red c...
Arsenal 4 CSKA 1: Iwobi Lively Off The Bench, Musa Impresses
Published: April 05, 2018
Arsenal put one foot in the semifinals of the UEFA Europa League after a brilliant first half showing handed them a 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow at the Emirates on Thursday evening.The impressive Ahmed Musa made his fifth appearance in the competition since joining the Muscovites on loan from Leicester City while his compa...
Bayern Munich Dribbling Wizard Opens Up: Why I Joined Chelsea Not Man Utd
Published: April 05, 2018
Bayern Munich dribbling wizard Arjen Robben has revealed that he was close to joining Manchester United in 2003 when the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson was coaching the club.In an interview with FourFourTwo magazine, the former Netherlands international says he held talks with Ferguson, who assured him that he was countin...
Less Than 500 CSKA Moscow Fans To Watch Musa Against Arsenal
Published: April 05, 2018
Arsenal could host lesser than 500 CSKA Moscow fans at the Emirates stadium in their Europa League meeting this evening owing to the political tensions rising between Russia and the United Kingdom as even Russian supporters with the match tickets have decided against traveling.Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa is expecte...
Cameroon Legend Tells Iwobi What He Must Do To Be An Arsenal Superstar
Published: April 05, 2018
Former Cameroon international Lauren Etame Meyer has opined that Nigeria and Arsenal star Alex Iwobi can be one of the key players to help the Gunners lift the Europa League.Arsenal will tonight welcome Ahmed Musa and his CSKA Moscow teammates in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinals at the Emirates at 8.0...
New Mikel On Target, Anjorin With Assist As Chelsea Beat Birmingham FAYC
Published: April 04, 2018
Defending champions Chelsea have one foot in the final of the FA Youth Cup after a goal in the last fifteen minutes from Charlie Brown gave them a 3-0 win over Birmingham City in the first leg of their semifinal tie at St Andrew's on Wednesday evening.All three players of Nigerian descent expected to be feature got som...
Liverpool Vs Man City Confirmed Starting XI : Solanke On The Bench, Nmecha & Tosin Not In 18
Published: April 04, 2018
England U21 international Dominic Solanke is the only player of Nigerian descent that is in contention to play tonight's Champions League quarterfinal first leg tie between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield.While the former Chelsea striker has been named on the bench, Manchester City duo Tosin Adarabioyo and Luk...
FA Youth Cup Winners Tomori, Abraham Backing Chelsea In Battle Of The Blues
Published: April 04, 2018
England U21 internationals of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori have sent the Chelsea squad good luck messages ahead of their meeting with Birmingham City in the semifinal of the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday night.Abraham and Tomori have fond memories of this competition, having won it twice with Chelsea in...
Nigerian Striker Nominated For League Two Player Of The Season Award
Published: April 03, 2018
Nigerian striker Adebayo Akinfenwa has been nominated for the Sky Bet League Two Player of the Season award.The Wycombe Wanderers frontman has been shortlisted for the accolade along with Mohamed Eisa (Cheltenham Town) and Billy Kee (Accrington Stanley).The 2018 EFL Awards will be held on April 15th at the London Hilto...