First Words Obasi: Great Honour To Be Linked With A Legend Like Okocha
Published: March 04, 2018
Chinedu Obasi was delighted to complete his transfer to Championship outfit Bolton Wanderers and has reminded everyone that he played his first game in England at the Reebok Stadium with Nigeria's U17 national team.The Super Eagles striker has been offered a short-term deal by the Trotters following a successful trial ...
Manchester City 1 Chelsea 0: Moses Finds The Going Tough Against Champions Elect
Published: March 04, 2018
Chelsea succumbed to a narrow 1-0 defeat to Manchester City in their Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening, thanks to Bernardo Silva's effort.Super Eagle Victor Moses started in his customary wingback position for Chelsea while Nigerian starlets, Lukas Mmecha and Tosin Adarabioyo were not include...
Brighton v Arsenal : Iwobi Rated The Worst Outfield Player On The Pitch
Published: March 04, 2018
Alex Iwobi was rated the second-worst player of the 22 players that started in Arsenal's shocking 2-1 loss to Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Sunday afternoon.The Seagulls outscored Arsene Wenger's side in a flurry of first half goals thanks to Lewis Dunk and Glenn Murray, an outcome which proved just enough to consign...
Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Arsenal 1: Iwobi Struggles As Gunners Lose Again
Published: March 04, 2018
Arsenal's shambolic season took yet another tumble on Sunday afternoon as goals from Lewis Dunk and Glenn Murray handed hosts, Brighton a shock 2-1 victory at the Amex Stadium.Alex Iwobi returned to Arsenal's starting XI after missing out on the 3-0 defeat of Manchester City last time out.Arsenal were unbeaten in 34 Pr...
Victor Moses Warns Man City: We Have Players Who Can Win Us Games
Published: March 04, 2018
Victor Moses has acknowledged that Chelsea's Premier League tie against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday will be a tough encounter, but is hopeful that the defending champions will pick up the three points.Pep Guardiola's side have arguably the better offensive players in their ranks with Sergio Aguero a...
Nine Aerials Won: Ndidi Pips Mahrez To Leicester City Man Of The Match Award
Published: March 03, 2018
Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi scooped Leicester City's Man of the Match award following their 1-1 draw against Bournemouth in the Premier League this evening.Leicester City experts BBC Leicester named the number 25 the most outstanding player on the pitch ahead of Algeria star Riyad Mahrez, who popped up ...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi & Iheanacho Star; Ibe Injured; Abraham& Okaka Sub; Obafemi Not In 18; Solanke Bench
Published: March 03, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, March 3.Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.Leicester City shared spoils with Bournemouth 1...
Victor Moses : Finishing In The Top Four Is In Chelsea's DNA
Published: March 03, 2018
Victor Moses is confident that Chelsea can still qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League. Though Arsene Wenger won't admit it, the Gunners are ten points behind fourth placed Tottenham, which is a huge obstacle to overcome ten games before the end of the season, leaving Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and...
Sunderland Coach Has Good News To Share On Fitness Of Two Nigerian Starlets
Published: March 02, 2018
Sunderland boss Chris Coleman has provided an update on the fitness of promising Nigerian duo Joel Asoro and Ovie Ejaria ahead of his side's EFL Championship fixture against Millwall at the Den on Saturday, March 3.Liverpool loanee Ejaria has not been involved for the Black Cats in their last three matches due to an in...
Conte Confirms : Ex-England U21 Star Of Nigerian Parentage Back In Chelsea Squad
Published: March 02, 2018
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has confirmed that winter signing Ross Barkley could return to action when his side face Manchester City in the Premier League in two days time.The former England U21 star of Nigerian parentage has not featured for the Premier League champions since January 31 due to a hamstring complaint, ho...
Premier League Top Tackler Ndidi: I Try To Imitate Leicester City Stars
Published: March 02, 2018
Wilfred Ndidi has modestly stated that he's still learning the trade from the best players at Leicester City.Leicester City have in their ranks Jamie Vardy, Harry Maguire, Matty James, Riyad Mahrez and Christian Fuchs, some of the top stars in the Premier League.Ahead of the visit of Jordon Ibe's Bournemouth to the KP ...
Nigeria's Deadliest Shooter In The Premier League Is Not Moses Nor Ndidi
Published: March 02, 2018
Alex Iwobi is Nigeria's deadliest shooter in the English Premier League this season, ahead of Chelsea's Victor Moses and Leicester City pair Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho.According to the statisticians at OPTA, the Arsenal number seventeen has hit an impressive 17 shots on target from the 32 he has attempted, and...
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...