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...
Leicester Boss Reveals Ndidi's Two Key Attributes Most Players Lack
Published: April 02, 2018
Leicester City boss Claude Puel has admitted that the club will struggle to replace Wilfred Ndidi who faces at least a two-game ban following his dismissal last weekend at Brighton.The Frenchman has mentioned two qualities possessed by the Nigeria international which most of the players in the squad are lacking. Things...
West Ham GK Of Nigerian Descent Reaping The Rewards After Leaving Chelsea
Published: April 02, 2018
Former Chelsea goalkeeper of Nigerian descent Daniel Jinadu has benefited from switching clubs in the January transfer window after earning a recall to the England U16 squad for the Montaigu Tournament, which started on March 27.In the coming weeks, West Ham are expected to confirm Jinadu as one of their new scholars a...
Five Nigerian Prospects Feature As Arsenal Lose Dallas Cup Showpiece Game
Published: April 01, 2018
Arsenal U19s were beaten 1-0 by Mexican side Tigres in the final of the 2018 Gordon Jago Dallas Cup U19 Super Group on Sunday night, with five players of Nigerian descent in action for the London team at the Toyota Stadium.Goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo, Folarin Balogun, James Olayinka and Joseph Olowu started for the Gunn...
Man City Loanee Kayode Scores Two Minutes Into His Shakhtar Donetsk Debut
Published: April 01, 2018
Nigeria international Olarenwaju Kayode found the net on his competitive debut for Shakhtar Donetsk in their 3-0 rout of Zorya in an Ukrainian Premier League game staged at Slavutych-Arena on Sunday evening.The Manchester City loanee began the game on the bench and coach Paulo Fonseca decided to give him his debut in t...
Chelsea Coach Conte Refuses To Blame Moses For Tottenham's First Goal
Published: April 01, 2018
Speaking to the national press in England after Chelsea's disappointing 3-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has refused to blame Victor Moses for one of the goals conceded by the home team.The two teams were level at half-time. Tottenham's Christian Eriksen fired home a spectacular effort from 30 ...
Victor Moses Tallies Assist, Argentina GK Concedes Three As Spurs Win At Chelsea
Published: April 01, 2018
A second half double from Dele Alli proved enough for Tottenham in a comeback 3-1 victory over Chelsea in a Premier League encounter at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening.Victor Moses started in his right wing back position for Chelsea in the clash, while Argentine goalkeeper, Willy Caballero started in the absence of c...
Manchester City's Nigerian Captain Notches Brace Against Everton In PL2
Published: April 01, 2018
Manchester City U23 captain Lukas Nmecha and Philip Foden both notched braces for themselves in a 4-3 turnout against Everton U23s at The Goodison Park on a Premier League 2 clash on Sunday afternoon.Three players of Nigerian descent were involved for the young Citizens in the game, the duo of Tosin Adarabioyo and Luka...
Iwobi Non-Playing Sub As Arsenal Ease Past Stoke City
Published: April 01, 2018
Arsenal made light work of Premier League opponents, Stoke City in a 3-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, thanks to a Pierre Emerick Aubameyang double and another effort from Alexandre Lacazette.Super Eagle Alex Iwobi was named among the Gunners substitutes on return from international duty.Arsenal had ...
Official : Highly-Rated Manchester United Defender Joins Premier League Rivals
Published: March 31, 2018
English Premier League side Huddersfield Town have officially announced the signing of highly-rated defender Jake Barrett.Barrett, who was born in Huddersfield, joins The Terriers from Manchester United.Aged 18, he made his debut for Huddersfield Town's U19 team in their 2-1 win over Italian outfit U.S. Sassuolo in Ger...
Why Ndidi Will Miss At Least Two Games Not One, Leicester Boss Reacts To Red Card
Published: March 31, 2018
Wilfred Ndidi will not be available for selection in Leicester City's next two domestic fixtures after he was sent off against Brighton & Hove on Saturday afternoon.Since Ndidi did not receive a straight red card against the Seagulls, he would have been suspended for only one game under normal circumstances but the cen...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Sent Off; Iheanacho Bench; Ibe Starts; Kehinde Not In 18; Abraham & Okaka Subbed In
Published: March 31, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, 31st March.Nigerian players with dual nationalities that have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kickoff, Liverpool came from a goal ...
AFOTY Equals Premier League Record Held By Manchester United, Arsenal Legends
Published: March 31, 2018
2017 CAF African Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah, was once again the hero for Liverpool, netting the winner after 84 minutes in their 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.The Eagles opened the scoring through Serbia international midfielder Luka Milivojevic, who converted a spot kick in the 13th minute bef...
Manchester United's Nigerian Whizkid Turning Heads In Spain With Second Consecutive Brace
Published: March 30, 2018
Manchester United's Nigerian whizkid Shola Shoretire is reminding everyone of his quality at the ongoing Mediterranean International Cup with another pair of goals for the English club for the second game in a row.The highly-rated teenager netted a brace in United U16s 6-0 rout of Trendsetter Hawks on Thursday and is p...
Nigerian Messi, Aneke Score For English Clubs In Victories
Published: March 30, 2018
Thursday's action saw some Nigerians notch goals for their respective clubs to help them to victories and allnigeriasoccer.com has rounded up these ones thus..In a Professional Development League encounter, young Nigerian sensation Ogo Obi was on target for Cardiff U23s in their 3-0 win over Colchester U23s at the Flor...