Ex-Man Utd Stars Name The Two Players Nigeria-Eligible Saka Is Competing With For Left-back Role Euro 2020
Published: March 06, 2020
Former Manchester United stars Rio Ferdinand and Robbie Savage have identified Leicester City's Ben Chilwell and Luke Shaw as the two defenders Arsenal wonderkid Bukayo Saka is competing with to be named in the England squad for the 2020 European Championship this summer. The Nigeria Football Federation are discret...
'As Long As My Teammates, Coach, Fans Believe In Me' - Ighalo On Proving The Naysayers Wrong
Published: March 06, 2020
In his second start for Manchester United, Odion Ighalo got his second and third goals for the Red Devils in a 3-0 rout of Derby County in the Emirates FA Cup on Thursday night. Luke Shaw of all people put Manchester United on their way with the opener in the 33rd minute, Ighalo found the bottom corner to make it 2-0 ...
Ighalo Receives High Marks For Brace Against Derby County In FA Cup Clash
Published: March 06, 2020
Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo on Thursday night showed some of his critics why they need to be calm as he produced two well taken goals which helped Manchester United reach the quarterfinals of the Emirates FA Cup.The 30-year-old Ighalo was a January acquisition from Chinese club Shanghai Shenshua and saw h...
Manchester United Goal Of The Month : Martial Beats Nigerian Duo To Award
Published: March 05, 2020
France international Antony Martial has beaten two Nigerian teenagers and six other players to Manchester United Goal of the Month award for February 2020, informs the official Twitter account of the Red Devils. The 24-year-old's effort in the 3-0 rout of Watford on February 23 was voted as the most eye-catching go...
Most Goals In English Domestic Cups Since August 2011 : Only Aguero Above Iheanacho
Published: March 05, 2020
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is Africa's leading scorer in domestic cup competitions in England since the start of the 2011-2012 season to date, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. According to the statisticians at Sky Sports, only Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has scored more goals than the Nigeria in...
Solskjaer Refuses To Rule Out Manchester United Extending Contract Of 2019 AFCON Top Scorer
Published: March 05, 2020
Norwegian football tactician Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to rule out the possibility of Manchester United extending the contract of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations top scorer Odion Ighalo. The Shanghai Shenhua-owned striker joined the Red Devils on loan in the January transfer window, with no option to buy included ...
Ighalo Reveals Wayne Rooney Is His Idol Ahead Of Manchester United's Clash Vs Derby County
Published: March 05, 2020
Odion Ighalo has revealed that Wayne Rooney is one of his footballing idols ahead of Manchester United's Emirates FA Cup clash against Derby County on Thursday night. Rooney, who returned to England in the winter transfer market after one and a half years at American outfit DC United, is the top scorer in history f...
'One Of The Best Ball-winners In Premier League' - Leicester Boss Admits He Missed Ndidi
Published: March 05, 2020
Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers has admitted that he missed Wilfred Ndidi whilst the holding midfielder was on the sidelines recovering from a knee problem and has labelled the Nigerian 'one of the best ball-winners in the Premier League'. For the first time since February 28, Ndidi started a game for the Foxes...
Hoogewerf Reveals Why He Joined Manchester United, One Major Weakness In His Game
Published: March 05, 2020
Dutch-born Nigerian striker Dillon Hoogewerf has revealed that he opted to join Manchester United last summer rather than signing a professional contract with Ajax Amsterdam because he was assured of a pathway into the first team. In truth, compared to other Premier League clubs, the Red Devils have earned a reputat...
Nigerian-Born Striker Nets Brace As Red Bull Salzburg Beat Derby County In UEFA Youth League
Published: March 04, 2020
Kano-born striker Chukwubuike Adamu was the star of the show as Red Bull Salzburg thrashed Derby County 4-1 to progress to the quarterfinals of the prestigious UEFA Youth League on Wednesday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Two other players of Nigerian descent in Bryan Okoh and Karim Adeyemi started for the...
Leicester Still On Course For A Top Four Finish Backed By Nigerian Stars
Published: March 04, 2020
Leicester City are continuing their very strong season to date and are still firmly in position to finish in the top four and to guarantee Premier League football for next year. Liverpool look all but set to land the title, with defending champions Manchester City also firmly in position for the runners-up spot. Nobody...
Free-scoring Striker Balogun Double-Nominated For Arsenal Goal Of The Month
Published: March 04, 2020
England youth international of Nigerian parentage, Folarin Balogun is in contention to win Arsenal Goal of the Month award for February 2020. The Hale End Academy product has been included in an 11-goal shortlist unveiled by the official website of Arsenal, arsenal.com on Wednesday, March 4. Balogun's eye-catchin...
'My Friend Victor Moses Was A Big Player For Wigan' - Balogun Opens Up On Deadline Day Move
Published: March 04, 2020
Leon Balogun completed a shock transfer to Wigan Athletic few hours before the close of the January transfer window, joining the Championship club on a loan deal until the end of the 2019-2020 season. Balogun has been enjoying a new lease of life since his move to the DW Stadium, helping the Latics remain undefeate...
Lampard Fails To Unleash Precocious Teen Anjorin As Chelsea See Off Liverpool In FA Cup
Published: March 04, 2020
Precocious Anglo-Nigerian midfielder Faustino Anjorin has to wait to make his debut in the Emirates FA Cup, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The 18-year-old made Chelsea's matchday 18 for an Emirates FA Cup fixture for the first time in his career as they defeated Liverpool 2-0 on Tuesday night to book a quarterfinal b...
Man Utd Goal Of The Month: Two Nigerian Teenagers Battling Martial, McTominay, Greenwood, 4 Others
Published: March 04, 2020
Two attack-minded Nigeria-eligible teenagers in the shape of Ayodeji Sotona and Dillon Hoogewerf are in the running for Manchester United's Goal of the Month for February 2020, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. As revealed by the official website of the Red Devils, joining Sotona and Hoogewerf on a ten-goal shortlist ar...