Manager, who previously coached ex-Flying Eagles star, set to be named Chelsea boss
Published: September 08, 2022
English football tactician Graham Potter is the runaway favourite to be appointed the new coach of Carney Chukwuemeka's Chelsea.   Chelsea are currently managerless following the axing of Thomas Tuchel after a poor start to their Champions League campaign, with a shock loss to Dinamo Zagreb on the opening ma...
Man Utd's youngest ever player in European match added to UEL squad pre-Real Sociedad
Published: September 08, 2022
England U19 international of Nigerian descent Shola Shoretire has been added to Manchester United's Europa League roster ahead of Thursday's clash against Umar Sadiq's Real Sociedad at Old Trafford.   Manchester United previously named a 25-man squad list for the Europa League but stressed that the l...
'It's a weird feeling' - Ajax star Bassey on facing his former teammates at Rangers
Published: September 08, 2022
Calvin Bassey has admitted that it was a strange feeling playing against his former teammates at Glasgow Rangers.   The Nigeria international went the distance as a fantastic Ajax team thrashed the Scottish Premiership side 4-0 in their opening game of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening.   One...
Temporary Chelsea coach runs the rule over Chukwuemeka ahead of Fulham clash
Published: September 07, 2022
Chelsea have started preparations for their Premier League match against Fulham, a day after they were beaten 1-0 by Dinamo Zagreb in the UEFA Champions League.   On Wednesday morning, The Blues relieved German football tactician Thomas Tuchel of his duties as head coach after a disappointing start to their Cham...
Two Nigeria-eligible players named in Arsenal's Europa League squad
Published: September 07, 2022
Two Nigeria-eligible players have been included in Arsenal's squad list for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.   The official website of UEFA has published the Gunners roster for the group stage of the Europa League ahead of their opening match in Group A against FC Zurich at the Arena St. Gallen on ...
Lifelong Real Sociedad fan warns Manchester United to watch out for Super Eagles star
Published: September 07, 2022
Four days after beating Arsenal in the Premier League, Manchester United begin their Europa League campaign with an intriguing clash against La Liga side Real Sociedad at Old Trafford.    Erik ten Hag's side will also face Francis Uzoho's Omonia and Moldovan Super Liga team Sheriff Tiraspol in Group E o...
Confirmed : Nigeria-eligible central midfielder to get new coach at Chelsea
Published: September 07, 2022
Nigeria-eligible central midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka is set to get a new coach at Premier League side Chelsea.   With a statement on their official website, Chelsea confirmed on Wednesday morning that they have parted company with Thomas Tuchel, adding that Chelsea's coaching staff will take charge of the ...
Official : CF Montreal loan out Nigerian striker to Belgian Pro League club
Published: September 07, 2022
With a statement on their official website, Belgian Pro League club S.V. Zulte Waregem have announced the deadline day signing of CF Montreal's Nigerian striker Chinonso Offor.   The deal was completed before the close of the summer transfer for Belgian clubs on Tuesday, September 6.   Offor has joine...
Chukwuemeka receives third call-up in Chelsea colours as two-time champions fall in Zagreb
Published: September 06, 2022
Anglo-Nigerian youngster Carney Chukwuemeka was an unused substitute in Chelsea's disappointing loss to Dinamo Zagreb in a Champions League game on Tuesday night.   It was the third time the central midfeidler received a call-up for a first team game since his summer move to the Blues from Aston Villa.  ...
Individual training for Osimhen ahead of Napoli's UCL opener against Liverpool
Published: September 06, 2022
Napoli are sweating over the fitness of key striker Victor Osimhen ahead of their opening group match of the 2022/23 Champions League against Liverpool at the Stadio Maradona on Wednesday evening.   The Nigeria national teamer suffered a minor muscle-related injury in Napoli's 2-1 road win over Lazio on Satu...
African star rejects Chelsea's opening contract extension offer
Published: September 06, 2022
African goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has reportedly turned down an initial contract extension offer from Premier League side Chelsea.   The Evening Standard is reporting that Chelsea are making plans to tie down the Senegal shot stopper to a new deal after securing the long term future of Reece James, but preliminar...
Nantes regret missing out on signing Arsenal-owned striker Balogun
Published: September 06, 2022
Arsenal-owned striker Folarin Balogun could have been teammates with Nigeria international Moses Simon at Nantes for the 2022-2023 season.   According to French sports daily L'Equipe, Balogun's good start to his career at Stade de Reims is giving Nantes some regrets.   The Canaries attempted to si...
Nigeria-eligible CM named in Chelsea's provisional matchday squad v Dinamo Zagreb
Published: September 05, 2022
Nigeria-eligible central midfielder, Carney Chukwuemeka has been named in Chelsea's provisional matchday squad for their UEFA Champions League group stage opener.   According to Chelsea's official website, Chukwuemeka and 22 others have traveled to Zagreb ahead of their UEFA Champions League opener again...
Ex-African POTY insists VAR was right to disallow Martinelli's goal against Man Utd
Published: September 05, 2022
Former African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba on Monday evening weighed into the subject of Arsenal's disallowed goal in the Gunners' 3-1 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday evening.   Ikpeba while speaking on Monday Night Football, the football magazine programme on Supersport th...
'The best RB in England' - Chelsea's Nigerian fans react to new deal signed by talented defender
Published: September 05, 2022
Through their official website, Chelsea announced today that talented England international Reece James has extended his contract with the club. The new deal sees James stay at Stamford Bridge up until 2028. James has gone on to become one of the best fullbacks in the round leather game, and that has prompted...