Liverpool's Own Paul Pogba Raring To Go, In Line For Champions League Debut
Published: June 28, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria is eager to start pre-season training with Liverpool.The England U20 international was part of the Young Lions squad that won the World Cup in South Korea earlier this month, and it is assumed he will be given a few days off before he reports at the Melwood training center in J...
Promising Nigerian Defender To Join Chelsea Senior Set-Up In Pre-Season
Published: June 28, 2017
England U20 international of Nigerian descent Fikayo Tomori has been tipped to train with the first team of Premier League champions Chelsea in pre-season.A couple of exciting young stars, including Tomori, are expected to be on the plane to the Far East, they will be handed the opportunity to impress manager Antonio C...
Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Scores, Misses Penalty As Germany Beat England To Reach Final
Published: June 27, 2017
Germany beat England on penalties to qualify for the showpiece game of the ongoing European U21 Championship in Poland on Tuesday evening.The two teams could not be separated in normal and extra time, with Germany grabbing the equalizer in the 70th minute (2-2) through Schalke 04 striker Felix Platte before triumphing ...
Why Chelsea, Man Utd, Arsenal Linked English-Born Nigerian Midfielder Wants To Quit Everton
Published: June 25, 2017
England international of Nigerian heritage Ross Barkley wants to quit Everton before the close of the transfer window.The Sun says the Liverpool-born attacking midfielder is determined to secure a spot in the Three Lions roster for the 2018 World Cup, and needs to be playing on a regular basis next season.With the arri...
Super Eagles Star Alex Iwobi Is The Third Least Paid First-Teamer At Arsenal
Published: June 25, 2017
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi is not one of the top earners at FA Cup kings Arsenal.Based on statistics compiled by the Daily Star, the Gunners number seventeen takes home 30,000 pounds (around N13.74 million) every week, £120,000 less than the highest paid player, new signing Sead Kolasinac.Iwobi is the third leas...
Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs Talents Of Nigerian Descent Help England Youth Teams Set Record
Published: June 25, 2017
England set a European record after their U21 national team qualified for the semifinals of the ongoing European Championship in Poland.England are the only nation to reach the last four of major tournaments at U17, U20 and U21 levels this summer, and that does not include the mixed age group that retained the Toulon T...
Victor Moses To Miss Chelsea Premier League Opener Vs Burnley, Cleared To Face Arsenal
Published: June 24, 2017
According to information gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com, Nigeria international Victor Moses might not be available for selection when Chelsea tackle Burnley in their first Premier League game of the new season.The right wing-back will be handed a one-game suspension by the Football Association following his sending o...
Chelsea's Abraham Takes Subtle Dig At Teammate Who Stopped Him From Taking Penalty Kick
Published: June 23, 2017
Tammy Abraham has taken a subtle dig at his England U21 teammate Lewis Baker after the Chelsea midfielder stopped him from taking a penalty kick he won in the Young Lions game with Poland.Austrian referee Haral Lechner pointed to the spot after Abraham was tripped in the box by Jan Bednarek in the 82nd minute.The 19-ye...
Nigerian Fans Tell Manchester United Qualities That Make Antonio Valencia Stand Out
Published: June 23, 2017
Manchester United's Nigerian fans have showered praise on Ecuador international Antonio Valencia.Through their official Twitter account, Manchester United asked fans across the globe to specifically mention the best qualities of the right wing-back, and Nigerian fans were quick to praise the number 25.Here are some of ...
Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Backed To Represent England At World Cup If ......
Published: June 23, 2017
Chelsea striker of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham has been tipped to represent England at the 2018 World Cup in Russia if he seals a loan move to Swansea City and scores goals as he did for Bristol City.Camberwell-born Abraham has been capped by England at U18, U19 and U21 levels, but the Nigeria Football Federation re...
Chelsea's Nigerian Wonderkid Wins Penalty As England Qualify For U21 EURO Semifinal
Published: June 22, 2017
England have qualified for the semifinals of the European U21 Championship following their 3-0 hammering of hosts Poland at the Kolporter Arena, Kielce on Thursday night.Goals from Gray, Murphy and Baker secured a comprehensive win for the Young Lions who finished top of Group A.For the first time in the tournament, Ch...
Chelsea's Abraham Named As One Of England Key Players Ahead Of Poland Game
Published: June 22, 2017
Highly respected Sky Sports journalist Daniel Mann has previewed the clash between England and Poland at the European U21 Championship on Thursday night for Polish sports daily Przegląd Sportowy.And he has advised that Poland defenders will have to deal with the prolific Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.Although the 19-y...
Otigba Names Ex-Arsenal, Real Madrid Stars As Toughest Opponents He Faced In Turkey
Published: June 21, 2017
New Ferencvárosi TC central defender Kenneth Otigba has revealed the toughest opponents he faced while in Turkey.The former Hungary youth-team skipper, who has committed his international future to Nigeria, was on loan at Kasimpasa last season, and scored three goals in 20 appearances in all competitions.''It was a go...
Adarabioyo Eager To Make Premier League Debut After Committing His Future To Man City
Published: June 21, 2017
Manchester-born central defender Tosin Adarabioyo is eager to make his debut in the English Premier League after signing a new long-term contract with Manchester City.The 19-year-old has ended speculation about his future at the Etihad, with City revealing on Tuesday that he has appended his signature to a fresh four-y...
Nigerian Defender Eyes First Team Debut For Manchester United, Mourinho Impressed
Published: June 20, 2017
Young Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde is hoping to make his first-team debut for Premier League powerhouse Manchester United in the new season.Manager Jose Mourinho was amazed by the progress made by the right wing-back in the 2016-2017 season, with the Portuguese gaffer naming him in the provisional rosters for Pre...