Chelsea FB Moses Admits West Brom Were Hard To Break Down
Published: December 11, 2016
Victor Moses has admitted that West Brom gave Chelsea a hard time in a Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Antonio Conte-led side fought hard to record their ninth straight win thanks to Diego Costa’s solitary strike in the 76th minute.Moses, who was replaced by Cesc Fabregas on 74 mi...
Man City Defender Adarabioyo Refuses To Be Compared To Any Player
Published: December 11, 2016
Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioyo has insisted that he doesn’t pattern his game after any player, and admitted that he’s still learning his craft from his experienced teammates.The English-born Nigerian youngster, who has been with City since the age of five, played the full game against Celtic in t...
Chelsea Loanee Tammy Abraham Back On The Goal Trail
Published: December 11, 2016
Tammy Abraham returned to goalscoring form as Bristol City lost 2-1 to promotion hopefuls Huddersfield Town in the Championship on Saturday.Prior to the contest at John Smith Stadium, the English-born Nigerian striker had fired blanks in his last four matches in the league, but he ended that drought with a goal in the ...
Premier League Wrap: Iwobi Sends Arsenal Top; Anichebe Fires Blanks; Ibe Benched; Okaka At The Double; Iheanacho Starts
Published: December 10, 2016
Rundown of how players of Nigerian descent fared in the English Premier League on Saturday.A goal from Alex Iwobi sent Arsenal to the summit of the table following a 3-1 win versus Stoke City at the Emirates. The Nigeria international came off the bench in the 69th minute, then netted his first goal in the top-flight t...
Italian-Born Nigerian Striker Scores Sensational Goal In Watford Win Vs Everton
Published: December 10, 2016
Watford celebrated victory over Everton for the first time in twenty nine years after a hard fought 3-2 success at The Vic on Saturday afternoon on game week fifteen in the Premier League.Four players of Nigerian descent had a chance to be involved but only two in the shape of Stefano Okaka and Ross Barkley tasted game...
Nigeria Target & Chelsea Loanee Abraham Would Have Scored 50 League Goals If...
Published: December 09, 2016
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham has been backed by his teammate Aaron Wilbraham to find his scoring boots after scoring once in his last nine matches.The England U21 international, who is on the radar of the Nigeria Football Federation, caught the eye earlier in the season with 11 goals from 14 appearances.“Tammy wa...
Chelsea FB Victor Moses Reveals Loans Damage On Family
Published: December 09, 2016
Super Eagles striker Victor Moses has once again revealed the negative effect of his loan spells on his family.Recall that he was shipped out on loan to Liverpool, Stoke City and West Ham United by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as he was not not in the plans of the Portuguese tactician.Moses who has been a regular ...
Man City Defender Adarabioyo Salutes Uncle Kelechi For His Goal
Published: December 07, 2016
English-born Nigerian talent, Tosin Adarabioyo, called teammate Kelechi Iheanacho uncle after his goalscoring performance against Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday night.Iheanacho cancelled out Celtic’s early goal in the first half to help Manchester City to a 1-1 draw at the Etihad Stadium. Adarabioyo, 1...
Nigerian Trio Shine As Liverpool Draw 1-1 With West Brom
Published: December 07, 2016
Three players of Nigerian descent Ovie Ejaria, Tiago Ilori and Sheyi Ojo helped Liverpool secure a 1-1 draw against West Brom in the Premier League Cup at Prenton Park on Tuesday night. Ojo, who will play for the Reds U23s for the time being after recovering from injury, provided an assist for the equalizer netted by C...
Arsenal Nigerian Defender Faces Spell On The Sidelines After Injury Against Basel
Published: December 07, 2016
Nigerian defender Tolaji Bola faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with FC Basel in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday.To add insult to injury, the Gunners U19 squad did not qualify for the knockout rounds of the Youth League after finishing behind PSG and Basel in Group A...
Iheanacho Happy To Score Vs Celtic, Focused On Leicester City
Published: December 07, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed happiness with his Champions League goal against Celtic.The Manchester City forward returned to the starting eleven having been overlooked in the recent games by Pep Guardiola.Iheanacho was pleased with the performance of City though they failed to secure maximum points,  and urged ...
Arsenal Star Iwobi Pleased To End Champions League Barren Run At 386 Minutes
Published: December 07, 2016
Arsenal attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi was pleased to score his first Champions League goal, and end an eight-month goal drought in all competitions in the process, but was more delighted that his team finished top of their group after PSG were held by Ludogorets in Paris.The Nigeria international spent 386 minutes in...
Ex-Nigeria U15 Sensation Bonaventure Vows To Shoot Down Manchester United
Published: December 06, 2016
Former Nigerian national U-15 team forward Dennis Emmanuel Bonaventure is in line to make his ninth appearance for former Ukrainian champions Zorya Luhansk in their UEFA Europa league game on Thursday.Bonaventure, who sports the number 42 jersey,  turned 19 last month and has scored once in his first eight games o...
Akpom Starts Running As Nigeria Make Sensational Move To Cap Him Before England
Published: December 06, 2016
Arsenal rising star Chuba Akpom is on the road to full recovery after a spell on the sidelines due to a back complaint.The Hale End Academy product has not fully recovered to be part of the Gunners squad that will face Swiss opponents FC Basel in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday night, and didn’t trave...
Talented Nigerian Midfielder Uwakwe Making Inroads At Chelsea
Published: December 06, 2016
England U18 international of Nigerian ancestry Tariq Uwakwe was on target as Chelsea U23s beat German side Nurnberg 2-0 in a friendly game at Cobham on Monday afternoon.The central midfielder found the net in the 37th minute to give the Blues a two-goal advantage heading into the interval.Uwakwe, 17, represents the U18...