Shola Ameobi Breaks 16 - Month Goal Drought
Published: April 19, 2014
Newcastle United suffered their fifth consecutive defeat in the Premier League, losing 2 - 1 at home to Swansea City in their 35th game of the season. Evergreen Nigeria international Shola Ameobi put the Magpies noses in front in the 23rd minute, his first strike in the topflight since December 2012.Ivory Coast Nationa...
Grieving Conor Okus Pays Tribute To Ex West Ham Teammate Dylan Tombides
Published: April 19, 2014
Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Conor Okus is now experiencing grief following the death of his friend and West Ham striker Dylan Tombides. 20 - year - old Dylan Tombides, an Australian youth international, passed away on Good Friday after spending the last three years battling with cancer.“I did play with Dylan in t...
Nedum Onuoha Inspires Queens Park Rangers To Win Over Nottingham Forest
Published: April 12, 2014
In a festival of late goals, Queens Park Rangers defeated Nottingham Forest 5 - 2 in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday to cement their fourth position on the table. The encounter at Loftus Road Stadium was heading for a 2 - 2 draw until Anglo - Nigerian defender Nedum Onuoha popped up to give the Londoners a one - g...
Peter Odemwingie Stretches Scoring Streak To Three Games
Published: March 29, 2014
Today, Peter Odemwingie scored for the third game in a row in the 32nd round of matches in the English Premier League.Against Hull City at the Britannia Stadium, the former West Brom and Cardiff City striker netted just after the hour mark, his fifth goal for the Potters in the championship since he joined them in the ...
Peter Odemwingie On Target In Aston Villa Rout
Published: March 23, 2014
Stoke City came from a goal down to defeat Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Sunday, with Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie on target for the second straight week.In the match held at Villa Park, Birmingham, Christian Benteke gave the home side the lead in the fifth minute before former West Brom hero, ...
Uche Ikpeazu Hoping To Score Goals To Keep Crewe Alexandra Up
Published: March 23, 2014
Anglo - Nigerian attacker Chuks Ikpeazu was praised by manager Steve Davis after the 3 - 1 defeat of Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium.Even though the 19 - year - old  failed to get on the score sheet, he was a handful for the opposition defense.He refused to be drawn into comparing his performance against Gilling...
Adebayo Azeez Nets Brace For Dagenham and Redbridge
Published: March 12, 2014
Twenty four hours after Anglo - Nigerian striker Adebayo Azeez completed his loan switch to Dagenham and Redbridge for an extra one month, he inspired the League Two campaigners to a 2 - 1 victory over Bristol City.John-Joe O’Toole gave the home team the lead in the 15th minute before Adebayo Azeez restored parit...
Odemwingie Says He Was Played Out Of Position At Cardiff
Published: February 10, 2014
Peter Odemwingie , 32,  has opened the lid on his poor scoring form for Cardiff City .He has insisted that his former manager at the Bluebirds was playing him in the wrong position.The Nigeria international,  who opened his goal account for Stoke City on Saturday,  struck just once in 15 Premier League a...
Joseph Yobo Relishing Yaya Toure Contest
Published: February 08, 2014
Norwich City central defender Joseph Yobo is relishing the confrontation with African Footballer of the Year and Ivory Coast star Yaya Toure ahead of the meeting with Manchester City on Saturday in the English Premier League.Without question , the Nigeria international was one of the steals of the winter transfer marke...
Obi Mikel On Target As Chelsea Defeat Derby County
Published: January 05, 2014
Chelsea defeated Derby County 2 - 0 in the third preliminary round of the FA Cup on Sunday.Nigeria international Mikel Obi, making his 300th appearance for the Londoners, opened scoring in the 66th minute before Oscar added a second five minutes later. Speaking on Mikel’s third FA Cup since he joined Chelsea in 2...
Gabby Agbonlahor Relishes Match Winning Goal Against Sunderland
Published: January 03, 2014
Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor has expressed his delight after scoring the match winning goal against neighbors Sunderland on New Year’ Day.The 1 -  0 away victory was Villa’s first in the Premier League since the 3 - 2 away win over Southampton on December 4.Speaking to the official website, avf...
Obi Mikel : We Should Not Get Carried Away With Drogba
Published: December 17, 2013
Nigeria international John Obi Mikel has commented on the Champions League draw which sees Chelsea trading tackles with champions of Turkey, Galatasaray. The midfielder will come head to head with his friend and Ivory Coast superstar Didier Drogba, who plies his trade for Istanbul based Galatasary.Speaking to the offic...
Watford Striker Uche Ikpeazu Sad Over Resignation Of Gianfranco Zola
Published: December 16, 2013
Anglo - Nigerian striker Uche Ikpeazu has reacted to the decision of Gianfranco Zola to resign as Watford manager. The Italian announced his departure on Monday following a dismal run in which they have lost their last five home games.“Sad news to see such a good manager as well as a good person go. Thanks for wh...
Victor Moses Targets 20 Goals
Published: November 29, 2013
Despite just one goal in his last eight matches in the English Premier League,  Victor Moses has set himself an ambitious target of at least 20 goals this season. The Nigeria international is on loan at Liverpool from Londoners Chelsea.“I just want to score goals. I wanted to score around 20 goals this seaso...
Peter Odemwingie Confident Cardiff City Will Retain Premier League Status
Published: November 27, 2013
Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie has admitted that Cardiff City need to maintain their confidence just as the squad did against Manchester United in the last round of matches if they are to retain their Premier League status.Mackay’s side had won only one of their last five games in the EPL - which came aga...