Osimhen's teammate among 15 players offered to Man Utd in summer window
Published: September 11, 2022
Manchester United were reportedly offered the chance to sign teammate of Nigeria international Victor Osimhen at SSC Napoli, Hirving Lozano but decided against signing the Mexican forward.   Osimhen was linked with a move to Old Trafford in a possible swap deal involving Cristiano Ronaldo but it is understood th...
Tuchel rues sack decision, inability to work with Chukwuemeka and other Chelsea Stars
Published: September 11, 2022
Former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel on Sunday penned an emotional letter to fans, players of the club including Nigeria-eligible Carney Chukwuemeka and staff of the club in the aftermath of his shock sacking at the club less than two years after winning the UEFA Champions League as manager.   Chukwuemeka was on...
Ex-Arsenal midfielder Nwakali goal drought for club and country ends at 2,345 minutes
Published: September 11, 2022
Former Arsenal starlet Kelechi Nwakali has netted his first goal in SD Ponferradina's colours, getting on the scoresheet in a 2-1 loss to Real Zaragoza on Sunday evening.   It was his first goal for club and country in 504 days, with his last strike coming against Kenneth Omeruo's CD Leganés on April 25...
Manchester United schoolboy Shoretire pictured with summer signing Antony
Published: September 11, 2022
Manchester United schoolboy Tunde Shoretire has been pictured with summer signing from Ajax Amsterdam Antony.   Brazilian winger Antony became the most expensive player in history to join Manchester United on deadline day for a fee in the region of 95 million euros.   The 22-year-old endeared himself to R...
Arsenal loanee Balogun named among top five revelations of the season in Ligue 1
Published: September 11, 2022
Arsenal loanee Folarin Balogun has been named among the top five revelations of the season by Ouest France.   The French newspaper has selected five players who have had a fine start to the 2022-2023 season and the England U21 international of Nigerian descent has made the cut along with Vitinha (Paris SG), Lois...
Arsenal's Nigerian-born midfielder has similarities to Chelsea star, says Chesterfield coach
Published: September 10, 2022
Chesterfield assistant manager Danny Webb reckons that Tim Akinola has some similarities to Chelsea star N'Golo Kante.   The Nigerian-born midfielder embarked on his second loan spell away from the Gunners on deadline day, joining National League club Chesterfield for the remainder of the season.   Ak...
Teenage striker beats Anglo-Nigerian winger to a Manchester United record
Published: September 10, 2022
Anglo-Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire was registered on Manchester United's Europa League roster a day before Umar Sadiq's Real Sociedad visited Old Trafford.   The England U19 international of Nigerian descent missed out entirely on the matchday squad on Thursday evening.   Assuming Shoretire was...
'I always want to play out from the back' - Arsenal defender Awe on his role v Feyenoord U21
Published: September 09, 2022
With six wins and two draws from eight matches in all competitions, Arsenal U21s are unbeaten in the new season.   Mehmet Ali's side were close to making it seven wins in their last outing, a Premier League International Cup clash against Feyenoord on Tuesday evening, but conceded a last-minute goal.   ...
Ex-Flying Eagles striker labels Chelsea's new boss Potter 'the best coach in the world'
Published: September 09, 2022
Former Flying Eagles striker Alhaji Gero has congratulated his former mentor Graham Potter on his appointment as the new coach of Premier League side Chelsea.   The former Southampton defender was officially announced as Chelsea's new coach on Thursday, replacing Champions League-winning manager Thomas Tuche...
Premier League makes major decision that affects Super Eagles stars
Published: September 09, 2022
Through a statement on their official website, the Premier League has announced the postponement of this weekend's games. The matchday seven fixtures have been postponed in order to honor the late Queen Elizabeth II.   The British Monarch's death was announced by the Royal family on Thursday, Septem...
Greek Super League club strike personal terms with Stoke City midfielder Etebo
Published: September 09, 2022
Aris Thessaloniki are close to completing the signing of Oghenekaro Etebo with the Stoke City midfielder agreeing personal terms with the Greek Super League club.   Aris and Stoke City already reached an agreement last week and the Greek club were negotiating with the Nigeria international.   According to...
Chelsea old boy Moses, Arsenal legend Kanu pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Published: September 08, 2022
Chelsea old boy Victor Moses and Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu have taken to social media to pay tribute to the longest-reigning monarch in British history Queen Elizabeth II, who died in Scotland on Thursday at the age of 96.   According to The Telegraph UK, Britain's entire sporting schedule is being suspend...
Man Utd 0 Real Sociedad 1 : Sadiq helps La Liga side record first-ever win v English club
Published: September 08, 2022
Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq was deployed in attack alongside Japanese youngster Kubo in Real Sociedad's 1-0 win over Manchester United at the Old Trafford in their Europa League clash on Thursday night.   Tonight's win was Real Sociedad's first-ever victory against English opposition in European ...
FC Zurich 1 Arsenal 2 : Lagos-born striker on parade as Marquinhos announces himself to Europe
Published: September 08, 2022
Arsenal kickstarted their Europa League campaign with a 2-1 win over Swiss opponents FC Zurich in a Group A fixture at Arena St. Gallen  on Thursday evening.   Lagos-born striker Tosin Aiyegun started and was in action for eighty minutes for FC Zurich before making way for Ivan Santini.   Aiyegun was sco...
Confirmed : Former Southampton defender to coach Chukwuemeka at Chelsea
Published: September 08, 2022
Anglo-Nigerian youngster Carney Chukwuemeka will be hoping to impress new Chelsea coach Graham Potter. Through their official website, Chelsea have announced former Southampton defender Graham Potter as their new coach. The Blues and Potter both agreed to a five-year-deal that is valid until the summer of 202...