Who is Elijah Adebayo? The PL 'headmaster' ignored by England but a potential asset for Nigeria
Published: February 15, 2024
In the pulsating world of football, talent often shines brightly, but recognition can sometimes be elusive. Elijah Adebayo, the talented striker of Luton Town and of Nigerian descent, epitomizes this narrative.   With his exceptional skill set and remarkable performance in the English Premier League, Adebayo has...
'For sure' - Nottingham Forest coach reveals Aina is disappointed how things turned out in AFCON final
Published: February 15, 2024
Nottingham Forest manager Nuno Espirito Santo has admitted that Ola Aina is obviously disappointed how things turned out in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final.    Heading into Sunday's final at the Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara, the Super Eagles were the favorites but failed to clinch their fourth A...
Five reasons Nigeria should make a move for Chelsea midfielder Ugochukwu
Published: February 15, 2024
In the realm of football, talent knows no boundaries. The beautiful game transcends borders, cultures, and nationalities, often intertwining the destinies of players with diverse backgrounds.   One such player capturing attention on the international stage is Lesley Ugochukwu, the promising Chelsea midfielder of...
Photo confirmation the (Super) Eagles have landed: Iwobi, Bassey resume training at Fulham 
Published: February 15, 2024
Nigeria internationals Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey are back in the English capital, London after their international commitments with the Super Eagles at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations and this is official.    Through their official X account, Fulham have uploaded two images from their training session at Mo...
Southampton demand N19.5b plus bonuses for Super Eagles striker Onuachu 
Published: February 15, 2024
Championship promotion hopefuls Southampton have reportedly named their asking price for Nigeria international Paul Onuachu.    The lanky striker is expected back in Trabzon on Friday after representing the Super Eagles at the recently concluded 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.    According to Turkish newspa...
Manchester United likely to move for 2021 Super Eagles invitee but on one condition
Published: February 15, 2024
It is no news that Manchester United have been linked with a summer move for 2021 Super Eagles invitee Michael Olise but it appears that the interest now depends on the arrival of a new key figure at the club.   According to Footballtransfers, the Red Devils will only step up their pursuit of Crystal Palace with...
Arsenal's Flying Eagles-eligible striker Obi-Martin scores for Demark U17s in friendly v Switzerland 
Published: February 15, 2024
Arsenal striker of Nigerian descent, Chido Obi-Martin continues to catch the eye for club and country.    The Flying Eagles-eligible striker was among the scorers as Denmark U17s defeated Switzerland 4-0 in a friendly on Wednesday, February 14.   Obi-Martin broke the deadlock in the seventeenth minute wh...
'My favourite is Chelsea's Madueke' - Ex-Napoli coach urges Juventus to sign Super Eagles-eligible winger
Published: February 14, 2024
Former Napoli coach Giovanni Galeone wants Juventus to sign Chelsea's Super Eagles-eligible winger Noni Madueke. Since moving to Stamford Bridge last year, the young England international has found game time hard to come by, with injuries also playing a role in his struggles.   The arrival of Cole Palme...
16yo winger of Nigerian descent trains with Arsenal first team pre-Burnley 
Published: February 14, 2024
Arsenal have started preparations for their Premier League meeting with Burnley with a training session held at Sobha Realty Training Centre on Wednesday.    According to Arsenal youth team guru Jeorge Bird, England youth international of Nigerian descent Ethan Nwaneri was among the six academy stars invited t...
The best Nigerian football players to play in the Premier League
Published: February 14, 2024
The Premier League is home to some of the best football players on the planet. With the likes of Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne, Mohammed Salah just to name a few. Each nation tends to have a crop of players playing in England's top division each season, where we see these players flourish and grow into superstars...
Super Eagles' Italian Serie A stars: Chukwueze already back; return dates for Osimhen, Lookman after AFCON
Published: February 14, 2024
The return dates for three Italian-based Super Eagles stars who competed at the recently concluded 2023 Africa Cup of Nations have been revealed by celebrated Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport.    According to the Rome-based newspaper,  Osimhen has postponed his return to Italy until Thursday, Februar...
'Who wouldn't want to play in Premier League?' - Onuachu keen on Southampton return if they go up 
Published: February 13, 2024
Speaking in a recent interview, Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu has expressed his desire to return to the Premier League.   The 29-year-old featured in the English top-flight in the second half of last season, donning the colors of Southampton but failed to replicate the form that earned him a move to the clu...
'The players on the bench whispering' - Arteta explains why he brought Nwaneri on against West Ham
Published: February 12, 2024
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has praised Anglo-Nigerian midfielder Ethan Nwaneri who made his second appearance in the Premier League in the Gunners' 6-0 thrashing of West Ham on Sunday afternoon. The 16-year-old had not featured for Arsenal since his cameo against Brentford last season where he broke the reco...
16yo Nigeria-eligible player subbed in as Arsenal set club record in 6-0 rout of West Ham
Published: February 11, 2024
Anglo-Nigerian winger Ethan Nwaneri made his second-ever Premier League appearance on Sunday afternoon when Arsenal blew away West Ham 6-0  in a Premier League fixture played at the London Stadium.   Sunday's rout of the Hammers was the biggest-ever away win recorded by Arsenal in the Premier League.   ...
'They cannot match us for skill' - Odemwingie reckons Super Eagles have advantage over CIV in AFCON final 
Published: February 10, 2024
Retired Super Eagles forward Osaze Odemwingie believes Nigeria have the advantage over Ivory Coast ahead of both sides clash in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday night. Both sides had previously met on the second matchday of the group stage where the Super Eagles pipped the Elephants by a solit...