Iwobi Likely To Start On The Bench Vs Everton, Wears Black Bib Final Training
Published: October 22, 2017
Super Eagles main hero against Zambia, Alex Iwobi, may likely start on the bench in Sunday afternoon's Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton at Goodison Park.While it is a foregone conclusion that the Hale End Academy product will be named in the match day squad, manager Arsene Wenger hinted during the Gunner...
Victor Moses Pays Homage To Chelsea Teammates After Impressive Win
Published: October 21, 2017
Victor Moses took to social media to praise his Chelsea teammates following their 4-2 win over Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.The Blues came from behind to beat the Hornets, with Michy Batshuayi (2) and Cesar Azpilicueta finding the net after they found themselves 2-1 down with 20 minutes remaining.Moses wen...
Young Nigerian GK Highly Regarded By Wenger Making Progress At Arsenal
Published: October 21, 2017
Talented young Nigerian goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is making good progress at Arsenal and took another step forward in his bid to make his first team debut for the Gunners.Okonkwo, who celebrated his 16th birthday last month, finally made his competitive debut for the U18s in a 2-0 loss to Leicester City at the Leiceste...
U17 World Cup United States 1 England 4 : Eyoma Benched, Akinola Goes 90
Published: October 21, 2017
England thrashed United States 4-1 at Fatorda Stadium, Margao on Saturday and have qualified for the semifinals of the 2017 Fifa U17 World Cup.For the second consecutive match in the tournament, Tottenham Hotspur defender of Nigerian descent Timothy Eyoma watched proceedings from the bench for the Young Lions, while To...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Shines; Abraham Goes 90; Moses, Success On The Mend; Tosins Not In 18
Published: October 21, 2017
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, October 21.Nigerian players with dual nationalities that have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.In the early kickoff, Chelsea came from beh...
Moses-Less Chelsea Win Six-Goal Thriller Against Watford
Published: October 21, 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea, who were without Victor Moses, returned to winning ways after beating Watford 4-2 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.Pedro fired Chelsea into a 12th minute lead but the two sides went in all-square at half-time after Abdoulaye Doucoure restored parity for the Golden Boys in injur...
Swansea City Expert Warns Leicester : Be Wary Of Tammy Abraham
Published: October 21, 2017
Chris Wathen, Chief Football Writer for Wales Online, has shared his thoughts on Saturday's Premier League meeting between Swansea City and Leicester City at the Liberty Stadium.Looking at the strengths of the Swans, Wathen has named Nigerian wonderkid Tammy Abraham as the most dangerous player on the team, with the Ch...
Another Bad Day At The Office For Chelsea Loanee Omeruo, Kasimpasa
Published: October 21, 2017
Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo was on parade for Kasimpasa as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat away to Antalyaspor in a Turkish Super League game o Friday evening.The visitors had earlier taken the lead in the 23rd minute through Venezuelan striker Jhon Murillo but Antalyaspor came roaring back via star forward,Samuel Eto...
Isaac Success' Injury Is Long Term, Will Not Face Chelsea
Published: October 20, 2017
Isaac Success won't make the short trip to Fulham for Watford's Premier League tie at Stamford Bridge against champions Chelsea as he is still recovering from a knee injury.Manager of the Golden Boys, Marco Silva, does not expect the striker to return to action before the end of this month, saying the striker's injury ...
Frank Lampard : Chelsea Goofed Up On Tammy Abraham Loan To Swansea City
Published: October 20, 2017
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard says the Premier League champions made an error in loaning out Tammy Abraham to Swansea City as he would have acted as back-up to the club record signing Alvaro Morata.Swansea manager Paul Clement has confirmed there is a break clause inserted into Abraham's loan deal, stipulating that the ...
What Liverpool Legend Told Adekanye Before His Brace In UYL
Published: October 19, 2017
Bobby Adekanye was arguably the most outstanding player in the UEFA Youth League on match day three, having contributed to four goals as Liverpool thrashed Maribor 4-1 at športni park Lendava.Liverpool U19 coach Steven Gerrard was delighted with the performance of the winger, saying he is beginning to fulfill his pote...
(Photo) Victor Moses Gutted To Miss Roma Clash, Says He'll Be Back ASAP
Published: October 18, 2017
Victor Moses has suffered bad luck with injuries in recent seasons which ruled him out of games for club and country.Last weekend, the Chelsea number fifteen suffered a hamstring injury that could keep him on the sidelines for up to four weeks, if everything goes according to plan.For the first time since the Nigeria n...
Why Everton, Anderlecht Fans Should Be Excited About Nigeria's Henry
Published: October 18, 2017
Henry Onyekuru has been impressive for his Anderlecht side so far and he might prove to be a thorn in the flesh as the Parisians come to town.Everton had not started off their campaign the best possible way they would have cherished but if the form of Henry Onyekuru is anything to go by now, then there is good news apl...
Akpom Trains With Arsenal First Team Pre-Red Star, Tipped To Make It
Published: October 18, 2017
The probability of Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom featuring for Arsenal in their Europe League clash with Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night has increased.Arsenal youth-team expert Jeorge Bird says the Hale End Academy product was part of the first-teamers and academy players that trained before the trip to Serbia on We...
Big Day For 'New Mikel' As Midfielder Debuts For Chelsea In UYL
Published: October 18, 2017
England U19 international Tariq Uwakwe is set to make a long-awaited debut for Chelsea in the UEFA Youth League.The versatile midfielder, who has been labelled the new Obi Mikel, has been included in the starting line-up for the Blues clash versus AS Roma at Cobham Training Centre (Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey) this afterno...