Arsenal's Nigerian Winger Tipped To Be The Next Iwobi Suffers Long-Term Injury
Published: September 18, 2018
Nigerian winger Xavier Amaechi has suffered a long-term injury which is expected to sideline him for several weeks. Arsenal Youth Team expert Jeorge Bird writes on his blog that Amaechi is not expected to play again this calendar year after suffering a foot injury. The Hale End Academy product was conspicuously m...
Chelsea's First African Player In History Babayaro Reveals His Most Difficult Opponent
Published: September 18, 2018
The first African player to be signed by Chelsea, Celestine Babayaro, has revealed that Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu was his most difficult opponent, adding that he was disappointed that his international teammate netted a hat-trick in that memorable game at Stamford Bridge back in the 1999-2000 season. Kanu and Baba...
Champions League: Luke Amos Named In Tottenham Hotspur Provisional Squad To Face Inter Milan
Published: September 18, 2018
Talented Nigerian midfielder Luke Amos could be in line to make his Champions League debut this evening when Tottenham Hotspur clash with Inter Milan at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (Milano) on Tuesday evening. The 21-year-old was sighted training with the Tottenham Hotspur squad on Monday upon their arrival in Italy....
The Nine Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Tottenham, Man City & Liverpool UYL Squads
Published: September 17, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Manchester City have submitted their squad lists for the group stage of the UEFA Youth League ahead of the opening round of the competition, with as many as nine players of Nigerian descent eligible for the English clubs. Spurs U19 manager John McDermott can call upon goalkeeper Josh...
Ex-West Brom Defender Udeze Tips Chelsea To Drop Points, Liverpool To Continue Impressive Form
Published: September 17, 2018
Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has tipped Liverpool to continue their impressive run in the 2018/2019 season but considers Chelsea likely to drop points in the coming weeks before the Reds.Both teams have perfect starts to their campaigns having won five of their opening league matches but the onetime West ...
Rangers Coach Gerrard Sweating On Fitness Of Key Nigerian Midfielder Ahead Of Europa League Tie
Published: September 17, 2018
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is sweating on the fitness of Nigerian midfielder Ovie Ejaria ahead of his side's trip to Spain, where they face La Liga club Villarreal in their opening match of the Europa League on Thursday. Ejaria was not involved on Saturday as Rangers thrashed Dundee in the Scottish Premiership afte...
Troost-Ekong Warns Tottenham Star Kane It Will Not Be Easy Against Inter's Stefan de Vrij
Published: September 17, 2018
Udinese's Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong has warned Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, that he will find it tough against Stefan de Vrij when the London club face Inter Milan in the Champions League on Tuesday evening. Kane, who skippers the England senior team, was the top scorer at this summer's Wo...
Chelsea Loanee Ugbo Targets More Goals After Opening Account For Scunthorpe United
Published: September 17, 2018
Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo is targeting more goals after opening his 2018-2019 account in Scunthorpe United's 3-2 victory away at Wimbledon on Saturday. The 19-year-old has netted 61 goals in 96 appearances for Chelsea youth teams in the last four years but has struggled to replicate that form at senior level, with o...
Nigerian Striker Rinsola Babajide Scores And Assists In Liverpool Win Vs Durham
Published: September 16, 2018
Liverpool FC Women beat Durham Women FC 5-4 on penalties in the group stage of the Continental Tyres Cup on Sunday, with Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide opening her goalscoring account for the season. Named in the starting line-up, Babajide set up the opening goal scored by Bradley-Auckland in the second minute bu...
Manchester United Legend Ferdinand Urges U20 World Cup Golden Ball Winner To Dump Liverpool
Published: September 16, 2018
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has advised England U21 star of Nigerian parentage, Dominic Solanke, to leave Liverpool due to his lack of first team opportunities. Solanke has been frozen out by manager Jürgen Klopp in the new season, so much so that he has not been considered for any match day squad after ...
Nigerian Exports: Ilori, Ebere Eze, Fela, Jaiyesimi & Oyeleke On Target For EFL Clubs
Published: September 15, 2018
Catch up on the Nigerian players that were on target for their respective English clubs on Saturday, September 15th.We start at the Deepdale Stadium in Preston where Reading ran out 3-2 winners over Preston North End in an EFL Championship thriller, with Portuguese-Nigerian defender, Tiago Ilori scoring his side's seco...
Chelsea Loanee Ugbo Opens His Goalscoring Account For Scunthorpe United
Published: September 15, 2018
Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo helped Scunthorpe United to beat AFC Wimbledon on game week eight in the EFL League One on Saturday afternoon at the Cherry Red Records Fans' Stadium. The Chelsea loanee started and was in action for 76 minutes before he was substituted, while  Funso Ojo and Adedeji Oshilaja put in a full ...
The Advice Victor Moses Gave To Young African Footballers From Four Countries
Published: September 15, 2018
Some of Africa's young footballers visited Chelsea this week and the players are from Ghana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.Their visit is part of Chelsea's sponsorship deal with Shield and Rexona, the club's official personal care partners. The players met former Nigeria international Victor Moses, David Luiz an...
EPL Wrap: Moses, Iwobi, Amos & Solanke Missing; Iheanacho Assists; Ndidi & Billing Go 90; Success In 18
Published: September 15, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 15th. Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kickoff at Wembley, Liverpool...
First Nigerian Born In 2000 To Play In Premier League Nets Winner For Southampton U23
Published: September 15, 2018
Southampton U23s manager, Rahdi Jaïdi took time to laud the character of his side after they made it seven games unbeaten into the new season with a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United on Friday evening, thanks to a goal from young Nigerian striker, Michael Obafemi.Obafemi raced through the hosts backline 34 minutes int...