Return Of Jesus Keeps Iheanacho Out As Determined Man Utd Hold Man City
Published: April 27, 2017
Manchester United battled to a goalless draw in their Premier League encounter against neighbors Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday night.The news for Nigerian fans is the absence of Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho in City's match day squad, while Tosin Adarabioyo's snub wasn't surprising.In an engag...
Chelsea Boss Conte Runs The Rule Over Promising Nigerian Striker Ike Ugbo
Published: April 27, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was among the 5,000 onlookers that witnessed Chelsea win their fourth FA Youth Cup in a row following their 6-2 aggregate victory over Manchester City.Two Nigerian players that starred and scored in last season's final, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham, were invited to train with the Blues ...
Nigerian Whizz-Kid Scores 24th Goal Of The Season As Chelsea Win FAYC For Fourth Year Running
Published: April 26, 2017
Defending champions Chelsea retained the FA Youth Cup after recording a 5-1 win over Manchester City in the final second leg at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.The Young Blues led 2-0 at the break and 3-1 on aggregate, courtesy of goals from Trevoh Chalobah and Chelsea Academy poster boy Ike Ugbo, who was joined in ...
Chelsea Boss Praises Moses, Team For Fighting Spirit Against Southampton
Published: April 26, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was delighted with his side’s performance against Southampton in the Premier League on Tuesday night, in which Super Eagle Victor Moses was in action for 86 minutes. A brace from Diego Costa and additional tallies from Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill saw The Blues overcome the Saints 4-2 and...
Moses Puts In Another Solid Display As Chelsea Take Giant Step Towards Title
Published: April 25, 2017
Diego Costa was back among the goals as Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 in a Premier League encounter at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night to reestablish a seven-point lead over nearest challengers Tottenham Hotspur.It took the Blues less than six minutes to open the scoring. The Southampton defenders were not quick in rea...
Skillful Chelsea Wing-Back Victor Moses Named Nigeria Top Dribbler In Europe
Published: April 25, 2017
Football statisticians CIES Football Observatory have published on their website the top 100 dribblers in the top five leagues in Europe. Middlesbrough’s Adama Traore is first on the list and outranked Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Allan St-Maximin (Bastia). Neymar, Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez.If Liverpool-born Ross Bar...
Ex-Golden Eaglets Trainee Ejaria Plays First Game In Three Months For Liverpool Against Man City
Published: April 24, 2017
Former Golden Eaglets invitee Ovie Ejaria played his first game in three months for Liverpool at any level in their hard fought 3-2 win over Manchester City in a Premier League 2 encounter at Prenton Park on Monday night. The exciting talent picked up a long-term injury in the Reds 2-1 loss to Wolves back in January, a...
Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua Heals Man Utd's England U17 Captain, Dubbed The New Ronaldinho
Published: April 24, 2017
Highly-rated Manchester United attacking midfielder Angel Gomes gave a testimony on Sunday of being healed after Nigerian pastor TB Joshua prayed for him.The England U17 captain visited the Synagogue Church of all nations, SCOAN Lagos due to a leg injury, and was among those healed during the services and ministration ...
Chelsea Dazzler Victor Moses Suffers Injury Scare At Training Session
Published: April 24, 2017
Super Eagles star Victor Moses appeared to have suffered some discomfort in one of the latest training sessions held at Premier League pacesetters Chelsea. The Blues captain John Terry has posted on Instagram, showing Moses as he fell awkwardly on the pitch after the central defender forcefully threw the ball at him du...
Spurs Midfielder Of Nigerian Descent Wins PFA Young Player Of The Year Award
Published: April 24, 2017
England international of Nigerian descent Dele Alli has won the Professional Footballers Association's (PFA) Young Player of the Year award for the second year in a row.The Tottenham Hotspur wonderkid beat off competition from five other Premier League stars in the shape of Harry Kane, Michael Keane (Burnley), Romelu L...
Chelsea, Barcelona Target Omidiji Gets Advice From Arsenal Hero Kanu After Move To Feyenoord
Published: April 23, 2017
Lateef Omidiji Jr has been congratulated by Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu following his recent transfer to Feyenoord.The former Arsenal hero recently visited the Netherlands to see Flying Eagles skipper Kelechi Nwakali, and took time out of his busy schedule to hold discussions with Omidiji before returning to Nigeria. '...
Man City's Iheanacho Makes History As Arsenal Set Up Final Meeting With Chelsea
Published: April 23, 2017
Arsenal have set up a meeting with Chelsea in the final of the Emirates FA Cup after coming from behind to defeat Manchester City 2-1 after extra time at Wembley Stadium on Sunday evening.The Citizens had the better of the first half, having dominated possession and created the better chances, but could not break the d...
Moses Wins Penalty, Alli Strikes Again As Chelsea See Off Spurs At National Stadium
Published: April 22, 2017
English football pacesetters Chelsea got the better of the nearest challengers Tottenham Hotspur and booked another date at the National Stadium in the capital after a magnificent 4-2 win in the semifinal of the Emirates FA Cup. Super Eagles star Victor Moses and Spurs midfielder Dele Alli worked a full shift for their...
Chelsea's Nigerian Goal Machine Scores 23rd Goal Of The Season Against Barnsley
Published: April 22, 2017
English-born Nigerian wonderkid Tammy Abraham was on target as Bristol City came from behind to beat Barnsley 3-2 at Ashton Gate on Saturday afternoon.The England U21 international restored parity to 1-1 seven minutes into the second half with one of his trademark goals, stabbing home from close range after Taylor's sh...
EPL Wrap: Lookman Impresses; Success, Okaka Subbed In; Barkley Goes 90; Ibe Overlooked
Published: April 22, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 22.We start off at the London Stadium, where West Ham hosted Europe-chasing Everton. Both teams shared the spoils though the Hammers desperately searched for a winner. Ross Barkley started and completed the game...