Man Utd's Nigeria-Eligible Whizkid Rewrites History Again After Debuting In U18 PL
Published: March 03, 2019
Shola Shoretire continues to etch his name into the history books after setting a new record on Saturday in Manchester United's 2-2 draw with West Brom in the U18 Premier League. He was aged 15 years and one month when he entered into the game as a 68th minute substitute, replacing Helm for his competitive debut for...
Manchester City Midfielder Fisayo Dele-Bashiru Adds Goalscoring To His Game
Published: March 03, 2019
Manchester City starlet Fisayo Dele-Bashiru has added goalscoring to his game, having scored in each of his last three games in all competitions for the youth teams. Predominantly a central midfielder, the highly-rated teenager can be deployed as a makeshift fullback if the need arises. Since debuting for Manches...
Iwobi Labelled The Nigerian Messi By Arsenal Fans After Starring Against Tottenham
Published: March 03, 2019
Arsenal fans were pleased with the performance of Alex Iwobi in the North London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and the Gunners on Saturday afternoon. Manager Unai Emery reinstated the Hale End Academy product in the starting line-up, leaving out German World Cup winner Mesut Ozil and the Nigerian emerged as one of...
'I Didn't Get Much Playing Time At Chelsea' - Moses Explains Why He's Not Yet 100 %
Published: March 02, 2019
Fenerbahce winger Victor Moses has admitted that he's not yet in tiptop condition because of his lack of first-team opportunities in the first half of the season at Chelsea. Before completing his move to the Yellow Canaries on January 25, the former Nigeria international logged only 176 minutes of a game time from ...
Chelsea Star Ruben Loftus-Cheek Reveals One Secret About Victor Moses
Published: March 02, 2019
England star Ruben Loftus-Cheek has revealed that former Nigeria international Victor Moses was Chelsea's DJ prior to his loan move to Fenerbahce in January. The central midfielder and Young Lions winger Callum Hudson-Odoi were quizzed about their Chelsea teammates by Soccer AM ahead of tomorrow's London derby agai...
EPL Wrap: Iwobi Forces Fine Save From Lloris; Balogun Missing; Billing Goes 90; Solanke In The Stands
Published: March 02, 2019
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, March 2. At Wembley, Alex Iwobi went the distance as Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur played out a nervy 1-1 draw. Four minutes before half-time, the Hale End Academy product came close to doubl...
Promising Nigerian Winger Makes Manchester United U18 Debut 80 Days After Creating History
Published: March 02, 2019
Promising Nigerian winger Shola Shoretire made his competitive debut for Manchester United U18s as they were held to a 2-2 draw by West Brom in the U18 Premier League on Saturday afternoon. His maiden appearance in the U18 Premier League comes 80 days after he etched his name into the history books by becoming the y...
Brilliant Balogun Nets 32-Minute Hat-Trick, Provides Assist As Arsenal U18s Thump Norwich City
Published: March 02, 2019
Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun delivered a masterclass for the club's U-18s, scoring a treble while also laying on one of the goals as they beat Norwich City 6-2 at the Shenley Training Centre on Saturday afternoon. The 17-year-old who is the leading goal poacher in the southern section so far was handed a start by...
Premier League 2: Norwich City's Nigerian Starlet Strikes Against Manchester United
Published: March 02, 2019
Nigeria-eligible starlet Adam Idah got on the scoresheet as Norwich City claimed a 2-1 win against Manchester United in a Premier League 2 Division 2 clash at Leigh Sports Village Stadium on Friday night. Idah had the first real opportunity to open the scoring for the Canaries in the 18th minute when he got behind t...
Southampton Striker Afolabi Nominated For Premier League 2 POTM Award
Published: March 01, 2019
Southampton striker Jonathan Afolabi has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award. The 19-year-old was impressive for Southampton U23s in February, scoring in Premier League 2 Division 2 matches against Manchester United and Fulham to help the Saints record two wins on the bounce. Afolab...
Bukayo Saka's Premier League Record Still Intact After Debut By Man Utd Prodigy
Published: February 28, 2019
Bukayo Saka's Premier League record is still intact despite Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer handing a debut to talented midfielder James Garner in his side's 3-1 win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday night. The Nigerian winger made his Premier League debut aged 17 years, 3 months and 27 days in a 4-1 win...
Chelsea-Owned Striker Abraham Market Value Rises To The Highest In His Career
Published: February 28, 2019
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has seen his market value rise to the highest in his career, according to the updated figures by Transfermarkt.co.uk. The exceptional form of the Aston Villa striker was taken note of before arriving at a figure of £13.50 million, making him the third most valuable player in the Champio...
Fenerbahce Coach Considering Moving Victor Moses To Right Wing Position
Published: February 28, 2019
Fenerbahce coach Ersun Yanal is considering moving former Nigeria international Victor Moses to the right wing position in upcoming matches. According to various reports in the Turkish press, the Chelsea loanee struggled in the 3-3 draw with Istanbul rivals Besiktas, so much so that he had to be replaced at half-ti...
Unai Emery Names Two Arsenal Players Who Want Iwobi Picked In Starting Line-Up
Published: February 28, 2019
Arsenal coach Unai Emery has revealed two left-footed players in his squad, Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac, want Alex Iwobi to be named in the starting line-up for every game. The Nigeria international, who has started 16 out of 28 matches in the Premier League this season, has often been made the scapegoat by a s...
Ex-Arsenal GK Hails Versatile Nigerian Wonderkid After Watford Progress In FA Youth Cup
Published: February 28, 2019
Former Arsenal goalkeeper Graham Stack reserved special praise for Nigerian-born midfielder Emmanuel Adebiyi after Watford progressed to the semifinal of the FA Youth Cup following their hard-fought 2-1 extra-time win against Leicester City on Wednesday. Stack, who is the goalkeeping coach of the Hornets U18 team, w...