Iheanacho Breaks Nigerian Scoring Record In FA Cup Previously Held By Yakubu (Top Ten Revealed)
Published: January 28, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho helped himself to a double in Leicester City's 5-1 rout of Peterborough in the FA Cup on Saturday.In doing so, the Foxes number eight broke a record previously held by Yakubu Aiyegbeni, as he took his tally in the prestigious competition to nine goals in nine appearances.Ex-Super Eagle Yakubu notched ...
Iheanacho Rated Leicester City's Best Player Vs Peterborough, Had Most Shots OT
Published: January 28, 2018
Kelechi Iheanacho was rated the Foxes joint-best player in their 5-1 hammering of  Peterborough in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.The Nigeria international took his tally in his favourite competition to nine goals from nine appearances courtesy of his first half-brace at the ABAX Stadium...
Three Talented Nigerians Star As Arsenal Advance To Premier League Cup Semifinal
Published: January 28, 2018
Arsenal have progressed to the semifinals of the Under-18 Premier League Cup thanks to their 5-4 penalty shootout win over Norwich City at Shenley Training Centre on Saturday, January 27.Three talented Nigerians started for the Gunners : Folarin Balogun, James Olayinka, Bukayo Saka.At the end of ninety minutes, the sco...
FA Cup Wrap: Replays For Ameobi & Fred; Aina, Iheanacho & Ndidi Progress; Success Bench
Published: January 27, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players who were in action for their respective clubs in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday January 27th.In the early kick off at the London Road, Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a double as Leicester City thrashed 5-1 Peterborough to move into the fifth round of t...
Iheanacho Earns Praises From Leicester Boss After Tallying 9 Goals In 9 FA Cup Games
Published: January 27, 2018
Leicester City manager Claude Puel was full of praise for Kelechi Iheanacho post-match after his team's 5-1 rout of Peterborough United in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.The Nigeria international was one of the young stars picked out for special praise after scoring a first-half brace to t...
Nigerian Whizkids Star As Chelsea Book Their Place In U18 PLC Semifinals
Published: January 27, 2018
Chelsea have booked their place in the semifinals of the U18 Premier League Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Sunderland at Academy of Light Training Ground on Saturday afternoon.Whilst the versatile midfielder Tariq Uwakwe started for the young Blues, Faustino Anjorin entered into the fray in the final ten minutes o...
Arsenal Loanee Nwakali Logs Ninety Minutes In Second Debut For MVV Maastricht
Published: January 27, 2018
Kelechi Nwakali has made his second debut for Dutch Eerste Divisie side MVV Maastricht but could not prevent the team from losing 3-1 to De Graafschap on Friday, January 26.MVV announced the loan signing of the Nigeria youth international from Arsenal on Wednesday and he had a maximum of two training sessions with the ...
Yeovil Town 0 Man Utd 4: Sowunmi Gives A Good Account Of Himself Despite Loss
Published: January 26, 2018
Manchester United brushed aside FA Cup opponents, Yeovil Town 4-0 In the fourth round of the competition on Friday evening, with Marcus Rashford and Andre Herrera grabbing the decisive goals.There were no first team debuts for the Nigerian contingent of Tosin Kehinde and Matthew Olosunde both of who were not listed in ...
These Three Key Players Certain To Miss Chelsea's Clash Vs Newcastle United
Published: January 26, 2018
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte will not be able to count on three key players when his side face off with Newcastle United in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup this Sunday.Alarm bells were set off when Brazilian winger Willian was substituted on the half-hour mark against Arsenal in the League Cup and the Italian ha...
Victor Moses Predicts Bright Future For Arsenal Coach's Son
Published: January 26, 2018
Victor Moses is impressed by the performance of Ethan Ampadu, son of Arsenal U18 coach, and believes the defensive midfielder has a bright future ahead of him.The 17-year-old, who is a Wales international, and Gary Cahill are Moses's neighbor in the dressing room at Cobham training ground, so the Nigerian was asked to ...
Nigerian CB Looking Forward To The Biggest Game Of His Career Vs Manchester United
Published: January 26, 2018
Nigerian central defender Omar Sowunmi is looking forward to unarguably the biggest game of his career when his team Yeovil Town face Manchester United in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Friday night.Manchester United have in their ranks new signing from Arsenal Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashf...
Iheanacho Wants To Emulate Nigeria Greats Kanu, Okocha In Favorite Competition
Published: January 25, 2018
Back in form Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has admitted that ex-Arsenal star Nwankwo Kanu and ex-Bolton Wanderers hero Austin Okocha have inspired him to continue scoring goals for the Foxes in the Emirates FA Cup.Relegated to the bench since the season started, the Nigeria international strengthened his cla...
Top Tackler Arsenal Vs Chelsea? Not Kante, Koscielny, Mustafi, Bakayoko But Iwobi
Published: January 25, 2018
Alex Iwobi excelled defensively and offensively in Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea in the semifinal of the League Cup, so much so that he was rated the best player on the Emirates Stadium in one very important statistic.The Hale End Academy product had a game-high five tackles, one more than Laurent Koscielny and Tiemou...
How Victor Moses Rated In Chelsea's League Cup Loss To Arsenal
Published: January 25, 2018
Victor Moses recorded his 22nd appearance of the season in Chelsea's 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the semifinal of the League Cup on Wednesday night and put in an average performance.In the personal duel between two Nigeria internationals, Moses was second best, as Iwobi got the better of him in most of the one-v-one situati...
Arsenal 2 Chelsea 1: Iwobi Outshines Victor Moses As Gunners Reach League Cup Final
Published: January 24, 2018
Arsenal secured a Wembley date with Manchester City after a pulsating comeback 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the return fixture of the Carabao Cup semifinal at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday evening.Super Eagles stars, Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses were named in the starting XI for their respective sides while young Nig...