Ten Hag promotes Anglo-Nigerian to first team training ahead of Manchester derby
Published: September 28, 2022
Manchester United boss Erik Ten Hag has promoted Shola Shoretire to first team training ahead of the huge Manchester derby this weekend. The England U19 international of Nigerian descent was among the youngsters that trained with the first team at Carrington Training Ground in Manchester on Tuesday and Wednesday.  S...
'One of my players' - Jack Wilshere proud Nwaneri broke his record as Arsenal's youngest EPL player
Published: September 28, 2022
Arsenal U18 coach Jack Wilshere has spoken of his pride after Ethan Nwaneri broke his record as the youngest-ever player to represent the Gunners in the English Premier League.  Against Brentford on September 18, Nwaneri became the youngest footballer to feature in the English Premier League, aged 15 years and 181 da...
Victor Moses labels Mikel a legend as he pays tribute to Chelsea icon
Published: September 28, 2022
Victor Moses has labelled his former teammate for club and country, John Obi Mikel a 'legend' as he paid tribute to the versatile midfielder following the announcement of his retirement.  Mikel officially called it a day as a professional footballer on Tuesday, September 27 after an illustrious career spanning close ...
Peseiro praises Portuguese-based winger, admits to not knowing some players invited
Published: September 28, 2022
Nigeria coach Jose Peseiro has heaped praises on Casa Pia winger, Savior Godwin. Pesiero handed the Portuguese-based winger his first senior national team call-up for the double header friendly against Algeria. Saviour came off the bench when the Super Eagles played a 2-2 draw with the B team of Algeria last Friday....
Another Flying Eagles-eligible winger trains with Arsenal first team ahead of North London derby
Published: September 28, 2022
A second winger of Nigerian descent trained with Arsenal's first team on Tuesday ahead of the North London derby between the Gunners and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium. Apart from Nathan Butler-Oyedeji, manager Mikel Arteta also promoted flamboyant winger Joel Ideho to first team training. The two 2003-bor...
Mikel Arteta runs the rule over 19yo Nigerian winger pre-Tottenham Hotspur
Published: September 27, 2022
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta promoted in-form Nigerian winger Nathan Butler-Oyedeji to first team training on Tuesday, September 27. The Gunners have started preparations for the eagerly anticipated Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur, with a training session held at London Colney today.  With a plethora o...
Chelsea and Super Eagles legend Mikel calls time on his football career
Published: September 27, 2022
Former Super Eagles and Chelsea star Mikel Obi has announced his retirement from professional football. Mikel took to his Instagram handle to disclose his decision to draw the curtain on his football career. The 35-year-old appreciated everyone who contributed to the success that he enjoyed during his time as a profe...
Tottenham-owned Italian-Nigerian fullback reaches highest market value in his career
Published: September 27, 2022
Tottenham Hotspur-owned defender of Nigerian descent, Destiny Udogie has reached the highest market value in his entire career after the latest update by Transfermarkt on Tuesday, September 27. The Udinese left-back was rated at 17 million euros on June 7, 2022 but is now valued at 20 million euros, meaning he has gai...
‘Has already shown his patience has a limit’ - Pundit urges England not to lose Chelsea wonderkid to Nigeria
Published: September 27, 2022
In an article for Football365,  Matthew Stead has warned the English Football Association to be careful not to lose Chelsea wonderkid Carney Chukwuemeka to the Nigeria Football Federation.  Stead named ten players England must be wary over, including 2022 European U19 champion with the Young Lions, Chukwuemeka.  B...
Two-time African champions trying to persuade Chelsea defender to represent them
Published: September 26, 2022
The Ivorian Football Federation are trying to persuade Chelsea star Wesley Fofana to pledge his international future to the two-time African champions, according to French sports daily L'Equipe. Fofana was born in Marseille to a French mother and an Ivorian father, making him eligible to represent Les Bleus and The El...
Official : Super Eagles trio get new coach at Watford
Published: September 26, 2022
Championship club Watford confirmed via their official website on Monday that they have relieved Rob Edwards of his duties as Head Coach. The Hornets appointed Edwards as coach in May 2022 and he took over from Roy Hodgson following the conclusion of the 2021-2022 season, where they were relegated from the English Pre...
Arsenal-owned Nigerian goalkeeper keeps his fourth clean sheet in six matches
Published: September 26, 2022
Arsenal-owned goalkeeper Ovie Ejeheri is catching the eye at Chelmsford City FC, putting in solid performances for the non-leaguers week in and week out.  The English-born youngster of Nigerian descent joined Chelmsford City on a short term loan deal until January 2023 in search of first team football. Had he remain...
Chelsea's Super Eagles-eligible midfielder impressing Potter in training
Published: September 25, 2022
Super Eagles-eligible midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka is reportedly one of the standout players in Chelsea training, according to Chelsea insider Simon Phillips. Last month, The Blues completed the signing of one of the most talented youngsters in English football, beating the likes of Barcelona and AC Milan to his sig...
Celtic's Nigeria-eligible goalkeeper makes England U20 debut v Morocco
Published: September 25, 2022
Glasgow Celtic goalkeeper Tobi Oluwayemi made his England U20 debut on Saturday as the Young Lions defeated Morocco 2-1 in an international friendly at the Pinatar Arena in Spain. Oluwayemi was originally not named in the squad list but received a late call-up to join the squad in Spain.  Having remained on the benc...
1999 Super Eagles invitee named Crystal Palace's youngest Premier League debutant
Published: September 25, 2022
Football365 has compiled a list of every club's youngest player to debut in the English Premier League, with two players of Nigerian descent making the cut.  The list was inspired by none other than Ethan Nwaneri, who a week ago became the youngest player in Premier League and Arsenal history to feature in the Premie...