Former Arsenal Target Iheanacho Could Make Leicester Debut Against The Gunners
Published: August 02, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho's transfer to Leicester City is almost in the bag, with the striker undergoing a medical with The Foxes on Tuesday.According to Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare, the Nigeria international is in line to make his competitive debut for his new employers when they face Arsenal in the Premier League o...
Akpom Continues To Impress In Pre-Season With Another Goal For Arsenal XI
Published: August 02, 2017
Nigerian striker Chuba Akpom continues to impress in pre-season for Arsenal XI, netting again in their 5-1 hammering of Leyton Orient in a friendly on Tuesday.The Gunners named a strong starting line-up, with Akpom, Jenkinson, Debuchy and Nketiah all starting.The Super Eagles target doubled Arsenal's advantage in the 1...
Talented Nigerian Midfielder Features As Man Utd XI Record Impressive Win At Oldham Athletic
Published: August 01, 2017
Ahead of the start of the Premier League 2, a Manchester United XI recorded an impressive 1-0 win over League One side Oldham Athletic at Sportsdirect.com Park in a pre-season fixture on Tuesday night.Lagos-born midfielder Tosin Kehinde and Aaron Amadi-Holloway (Oldham Athletic) started for their respective teams, whil...
Liverpool Win Battle Of The Reds : Alaba Features, Solanke Subbed In, Mane & Salah Score
Published: August 01, 2017
Liverpool are through to the final of the 2017 Audi Cup after a routine 3-0 victory over German champions Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena (München) on Tuesday night.England U20 World Cup-winning stars Dominic Solanke and Ovie Ejaria did travel with the squad for their tour of Germany but started on the bench, while...
Manchester United Lose 5-0 To Seattle Sounders In Youdan Trophy
Published: August 01, 2017
Manchester United U14s suffered their third straight defeat in the ongoing Youdan Trophy, after they were thrashed 5-0 by American team Seattle Sounders on Tuesday afternoon.On the first day of the competition, the Young Red Devils lost 3-1 and 1-0 to Maiden City Soccer and Crystal Palace respectively.Manchester Unite...
Tottenham Hotspur Nigerian Wonderkid Named Player Of The Tournament In France
Published: July 31, 2017
Two players of Nigerian descent played key roles as Tottenham Hotspur Development Squad won a European Under-21 Tournament in France on Sunday.England youth internationals Timothy Eyoma and Keanan Bennetts both started for Spurs in the showpiece game against Standard Liege, which the London team won after a penalty sho...
Manchester United Lose To Crystal Palace, Maiden City In Oldest Football Tournament
Published: July 31, 2017
Manchester United U14s were beaten 3-1 by Maiden City Soccer in the Youdan Trophy on Monday morning.The young Red Devils are in Group C of the competition along with Maiden City, Seattle Sounders, Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest.The Youdan Trophy is taking place in Sheffield July 31 to August 4 and Manchester Unit...
'Nigerian Messi' Adekanye : My Target Is To Play For Liverpool First Team
Published: July 31, 2017
Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye, otherwise known as the Nigerian Messi in these parts, has targeted making his competitive debut for the first team of Liverpool in the forthcoming season.The 18-year-old's performance in pre-season has ticked the right boxes, and he is in tip-top condition.Adekanye surprisingly made a...
Chelsea Dazzler Moses To Train For Four Days Before Arsenal Clash, Gets One More Day Off
Published: July 31, 2017
Versatile Nigeria international Victor Moses, England U20 star of Nigerian descent Fikayo Tomori and other Chelsea first-teamers will no longer resume training at Cobham on Tuesday, August 1.Ahead of the Community Shield against Arsenal on Sunday, manager Antonio Conte has given the team one more extra day off, accordi...
Valerenga's Nigerian Iniesta : Not Easy Playing Against Man Utd's Pogba, Lukaku, They Were Too Good
Published: July 31, 2017
Vålerenga's Nigerian winger Chidera Ejike, who has been dubbed the Nigerian Iniesta back in his homeland, was delighted to be named in the starting line-up in Sunday's friendly against European powerhouse Manchester United.The 19-year-old fulfilled his ambition to play against Manchester United stars Paul Pogba, Romel...
Only Three Starts : Wenger Explains Why He Benched Kanu In Final Year At Arsenal
Published: July 31, 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has explained why former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu found game time difficult to come by in the final year of his contract with the Gunners.Kanu managed only three starts for the Emirates outfit in the Premier League during the 2003-2004 season, whereas he made 25 appearances in al...
Valerenga 0 Man Utd 3: Nigerian Iniesta Impresses, Lukaku On Song, McTominay Nets First Senior Goal
Published: July 30, 2017
Manchester United recorded a routine 3-0 win over Norwegian club Vålerenga at the Ullevaal Stadion (Oslo) on Sunday evening.Vålerenga's Nigerian wonderkid Chidera Ejike fulfilled his ambition to play against Manchester United stars Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku after making the starting line-up.It was stalemate until ...
Nigerian Messi Starts As Liverpool Lose 3-1 To PSV In Nuneaton Tourney
Published: July 30, 2017
Ibadan-born winger Bobby Adekanye, wearing the number seven jersey, was surprisingly named in Liverpool XI's starting eleven on Sunday for the pre-season friendly against his former club PSV Eindhoven in the Nuneaton tournament.Just yesterday, the Netherlands youth international was in action for an hour as The Reds we...
Arsenal 1 Sevilla 2: Iwobi Subbed In, Lacazette On Target, Oxlade-Chamberlain Sparkles
Published: July 30, 2017
Arsenal found Sevilla a tough nut to crack in the final game of the 2017 Emirates Cup, losing 2-1 to the Spanish club at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening.It was a foregone conclusion that Alex Iwobi was going to be named on the bench after playing 74 minutes of the 5-2 win over Benfica on Saturday, but the Nigeri...
Arsenal Watch Ex-Watford Man Uche Debut For Standard Liege
Published: July 30, 2017
Nigeria international Henry Uche Agbo has made his competitive debut for Belgian First Division A club Standard Liege, lasting the distance in their 1-1 draw with Mechelen on Sunday afternoon.As previously reported, Premier League club Arsenal plus Ajax Amsterdam, PSV and AC Milan sent their trusted scouts to observe t...