English Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Notches Two Assists; Mikel, Agbonlahor, Anya & Barkley Take To The Field
Published: October 24, 2015
Catch up on how players of Nigerian descent fared in the tenth round of matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.Victor Moses was ineligible to face his parent club Chelsea, so was not in the Hammers squad that beat the champions 2 - 1 at Boleyn Ground . Blues midfielder Obi Mikel took to the field in the 46th...
Kelechi Iheanacho Reveals He Is Being Guided By Wilfried Bony
Published: October 23, 2015
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed the mentoring he is receiving from Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony. Ahead of Sunday’s derby against Manchester United,  the Nigeria youth international believes he will live up to his billing as a wonderkid if he continues to work hard in trainin...
West Ham Boss Laments Absence Of Victor Moses Ahead Chelsea Game
Published: October 22, 2015
Ahead of West Ham’ Premier League clash against Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on Saturday,  manager Slaven Bilic has admitted that the absence of Victor Moses is a big blow for his side.The creator is not eligible to face the champions as the English FA does not permit players on loan to feature competitively aga...
Victor Moses Pleased With Win At Crystal Palace; Winger Not Available For Selection Until October 31
Published: October 18, 2015
Nigeria international Victor Moses was happy to return to Selhurst Park, and assist West Ham win for the fifth time in the Premier League this season.The creator was in action for 74 minutes before making way for Mauro Zarate, and was involved in the Hammers opening goal netted by Carl Jenkinson.“Great to be back...
Chuba Akpom Injures Referee In Championship Game
Published: October 18, 2015
Chuba Akpom injured referee Keith Stroud during Hull City’s 1 - 1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday afternoon on game week 11 in the English Championship.While Hull City were launching an attack, the Anglo - Nigerian accidentally collided with the referee and he had to be replaced with the fourth official...
Premier League Wrap: Victor Moses Notches Assist, Kelechi Iheanacho Hops Off Bench For City
Published: October 17, 2015
Find out how Nigerian players fared on game week nine in the English Premier League.Super Eagles winger Victor Moses recorded his third assist of the season as West Ham extended their unbeaten run in the EPL to six matches following their 3 - 1 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.The Chelsea loanee worked for 74 m...
Kelechi Iheanacho Ready To Replace Injured Sergio Aguero
Published: October 17, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho is ready to step into the big shoes of Sergio Aguero but has admitted that there are several quality players in the Manchester City side.The injury to the Argentina international, while on international duty, means there are only two out - and - out strikers in the City squad, ahead of their Premier L...
Manchester City Coach Backing Kelechi Iheanacho To Deliver The Goals
Published: October 16, 2015
With Argentina star Sergio Aguero ruled out of action for at least one month, Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has backed Kelechi Iheanacho to deliver the goals for The Citizens.Iheanacho impressed last season for City’s Elite Development Squad, scoring 6 goals in 7 matches and his reward was a promotion to...
Alex Iwobi Trains With Arsenal First Team Ahead Watford Clash
Published: October 16, 2015
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi trained with Arsenal’s first team on Friday afternoon ahead of the Premier League tie with Odion Ighalo’s Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday.The Hale End Academy product is yet to play a competitive game for club and country, bearing in mind that the two games he featured ...
Arsene Wenger Says Odion Ighalo Has Special Qualities & Must Be Man - Marked
Published: October 16, 2015
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has stressed that his team will pay special attention to Odion Ighalo in Saturday’s Premier League clash against Watford.The Nigeria international is in the form of his life for club and country, scoring 5 goals in 8 games in the top flight, and was on target against Cameroon in a hi...
Hull City Striker Akpom Working Hard To End Goal Drought
Published: October 16, 2015
Chuba Akpom is not short of confidence ahead of Hull City’s Championship clash against Sheffield Wednesday, having scored on his debut for the Under 21 national team of England on Tuesday night.The Arsenal loanee has not scored for The Tigers since the Capital One Cup clash against Accrington Stanley on August 11...
Odion Ighalo Misses Out On Premier League Player Of The Month Award
Published: October 16, 2015
Watford striker Odion Ighalo lost out on the Premier League Player of the Month award to Manchester United teenager Anthony Martial, when the result was announced on Friday morning.The Nigeria national - teamer had been nominated for the prestigious accolade as a result of the three goals he scored for the Hornets in t...
Wolves Boss Praises Liverpool Loanee Sheyi Ojo
Published: October 15, 2015
Wolves manager Kenny Jackett believes England youth international Sheyi Ojo has made a good impression for the Molinuex outfit since he joined the club on loan from Liverpool in August.Ojo has nine appearances to his name in the Championship, but has featured six times off the bench and the manager reckons that he will...
Fifa U17 World Cup : Anglo - Nigerian Duo Tayo Edun And Ike Ugbo Get Jersey Numbers
Published: October 14, 2015
The English FA has unveiled the squad numbers of players representing the country at the Fifa Under 17 World Cup which begins in South America on Saturday, October 17.The versatile Fulham defender Tayo Edun will sport the number 12 top throughout the competition in Chile.Chelsea striker Ike Ugbo, who is one of the star...
Jordon Ibe Eager To Work With New Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp
Published: October 12, 2015
Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe says he can’t wait to return from international duty with the England Under 21s and begin training under the new coach of The Reds, Jurgen Klopp.But the Anglo - Nigerian had kind words to say about former coach Brendan Rodgers , admitting that he played a key role in his career before ...