Nigerian Duo Omitted From Manchester United Europa League Roster
Published: September 05, 2016
Nigerian duo Tosin Kehinde and Matthew Olosunde have been omitted from Manchester United’s Europa League roster submitted to the parent body of European Football, UEFA. The Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho has nominated twenty seven players for his team’s Europa League campaign without including the two tee...
Iheanacho Tipped To Replace Aguero In Starting XI For Manchester United Clash
Published: September 05, 2016
Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho is being tipped to replace Sergio Aguero in the starting line-up when City face off against Manchester United in the Manchester derby on Saturday. The Argentinian has been suspended for the Premier League clash at Old Trafford and two other games after an FA charge of violent con...
Ex-Flying Eagles Invitee Ladapo Shines On League debut For Oldham Athletic
Published: September 05, 2016
Former Flying Eagles invitee Freddie Ladapo has made his league debut for League One club Oldham Athletic where he will remain on loan until the start of the January transfer window.The Crystal Palace loanee first made his competitive debut in the Latics 5-4 loss to Carlisle United in the Football League Trophy on Augu...
Nigerian Duo Make Arsenal Champions League Roster
Published: September 03, 2016
English Premier League club Arsenal have announced their roster for the group stage of the Champions League. The Gunners have been drawn alongside Paris Saint-Germain, Basel and Ludogorets Razgrad in Group A of the competition.Nigeria international Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom, who have been on the books of Arsenal for m...
Arsenal Hero Kanu Targets Hat-trick Against Milan Defense Marshaled By Maldini, Desailly
Published: September 02, 2016
Retired Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has responded to questions ahead of Saturday’s eagerly anticipated meeting between Arsenal Legends and Milan Glorie.In aid of the Arsenal Foundation, the attacker will once again play for the Gunners tomorrow, twelve years after he last appeared for the club before he t...
Madrid-Born Goalkeeper Nosa, Three Nigerian Talents Make Burnley Premier League Roster
Published: September 02, 2016
English Premier League newcomers Burnley included four players of Nigerian descent in their roster sent to the Premier League on Thursday, September 1. Goalkeeper Nosakhare Tony Aghayere, defenders Olatunde Bayode and Aderibigbe Olomowewe and Morakinyo Koiki could make their debuts in the English top-flight, having mad...
Seven Nigerian Young Stars Named In Arsenal Roster For Premier League
Published: September 02, 2016
London-based club Arsenal have lodged their squad list with the Premier League.Seven players of Nigerian descent can feature for the Emirates outfit in the English top-flight in the first half of the 2016-2017 campaign. Super Eagles attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi, England U21 international Chuba Akpom, Tolaji Bola, Aa...
Five Nigerian Players Named In Chelsea Squad For Premier League
Published: September 01, 2016
Chelsea have submitted their squad list for the 2016-2017 campaign to the Premier League following the close of the summer transfer window on Wednesday night. Five players of Nigerian descent, including two Super Eagles stars, were included in Antonio Conte’s roster.John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses, Ola Aina, Fikayo ...
Chelsea Midfielder Mikel Evokes Memories Of Fight Between Diego Costa & Luiz
Published: September 01, 2016
John Obi Mikel has welcomed the arrival of Brazil international David Luiz at Chelsea, and has made a funny remark about the Blues number 19 Diego Costa. Luiz spent three and a half seasons at Stamford Bridge before he was sold to Paris Saint-Germain, where he spent two years.The 29-year-old South American has returned...
Four Nigerian Players Feature As Chelsea Are Held By Man Utd In PL 2
Published: August 28, 2016
Four players of Nigerian descent were in action in the Premier League 2 fixture between Manchester United and Chelsea at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday afternoon. England U19 stars Fikayo Tomori and Dominic Solanke made the Blues starting XI, the striker’s first game in the league this term, while Ike Ugbo and Ma...
Chelsea Coach Counting On Fikayo Tomori Ahead Big Game Vs Man Utd U23
Published: August 28, 2016
Chelsea U23 coach Adi Viveash is counting on Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori ahead of his side’s meeting with Manchester United in the Premier League 2 on Sunday afternoon.The Blues development squad have not kept a clean sheet since the start of this season, with Baxter conceding on the opening day against Sunde...
Spurs U18 Striker Aramide Oteh Denied Hat-trick By Aston Villa Goalkeeper
Published: August 28, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur U18s have climbed to second spot on the league table on the back of their 5-1 rout of Aston Villa at Hotspur Way Training Centre (London) on Saturday, August 27.Goals from Roles, Aramide Oteh and Brown put Spurs 3-0 up before Kelsey Mooney reduced the deficit when he converted a spot kick in the 14th ...
Premier League Wrap : Moses On Song; Success Debuts; No Debut For Aina; Ighalo Stars; Musa Subbed In; Mikel Excused
Published: August 27, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.We start off at White Hart Lane for the game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool. Dele Alli and Josh Onomah were both involved, with the England midfielder playing the full game and getting cautioned in t...
Nigeria Star Moses Aiding Ola Aina Rise To Prominence At Chelsea
Published: August 27, 2016
England youth international Ola Aina has admitted that Victor Moses is among the players pivotal in his development at Chelsea. The 19-year-old is a fullback and usually operates behind the Nigerian winger if both are on the pitch at the same time.“With Pedro it’s good because he listens to me and I listen ...
Uwakwe Continues To Live Up To His Billing As A Top Prospect; Shines In Chelsea Win
Published: August 26, 2016
The young Nigerian midfielder Tariq Uwakwe played a big part in Chelsea’s 5-0 rout of Swansea City in the U18 Premier League on Friday afternoon. Though the 16-year-old did not get on the scoresheet, he had a couple of chances to score his second goal for the academy team of the Blues. In the first half, Uwakwe, ...