Tottenham's Nigerian Midfielder Feared Out For The Season With Knee Ligament Damage
Published: October 02, 2018
Nigerian midfielder Luke Amos could be out for the rest of the season after suffering an injury while representing Tottenham Hotspur's U23 team in a Premier League 2 match last Friday. Amos had to be substituted after 21 minutes against Blackburn Rovers and latest reports suggest he faces a long spell on the sidelin...
UYL Wrap: Real Madrid's Akinlabi, Juventus' Iweru Make Second Appearance; Man City's Nmecha Starts
Published: October 02, 2018
Round up of the Nigerian youngsters that were in action on game week two in the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, October 2. Real Madrid are the top team in Group G after thrashing CSKA Moscow 4-1 at the Stadion Oktyabr' (Moskva). Nigerian attacking midfielder Marvin Akinlabi Park was introduced in the 73rd minute fo...
Tottenham's Rising Nigerian Star Doubtful To Make Champions League Debut Vs Barcelona
Published: October 02, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur's rising star Luke Amos is doubtful to feature for the London club when they face Barcelona in a mouthwatering Champions League clash on Wednesday evening. Th central midfielder was not pictured training with the Spurs first team in their final workout on Tuesday, fueling speculation that he has no...
Dual-Eligible Striker Solanke Named To Liverpool Travel Roster For Trip To Napoli
Published: October 02, 2018
England U21 star of Nigerian parentage, Dominic Solanke, has been named to Liverpool's travel roster for their Champions League meeting with Napoli at Stadio San Paolo on Wednesday evening, starting from 2000 hours. Solanke was among the 23 players that departed Liverpool John Lennon Airport at midday on Tuesday. ...
Brighton's Super Falcons Star Umotong Finds Nothing Abnormal In Loss To Chelsea
Published: October 02, 2018
Super Falcons star Ini Umotong finds nothing abnormal in Brighton & Hove's 2-0 loss to Chelsea in the Women's Super League on Sunday and admitted that the Seagulls picked up some valuable lessons from the defeat to the English champions. Two first half goals from Francesca Kirby and Erin Cuthbert condemned Brighton ...
Super Eagles Star Alex Iwobi Reveals How He Celebrated First Home Goal For Arsenal
Published: October 02, 2018
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi has revealed that he celebrated his first goal for Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium with a trip to South African restaurant chain, Nando’s. The Hale End Academy product scored his maiden home goal for the Gunners in their 4-0 rout of Watford on April 2, 2016 in what was his second Premi...
Versatile Nigerian Defender Nets Maiden Goal For Arsenal U23s In Win Against Leicester
Published: October 02, 2018
Arsenal extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League 2 to six matches following a 2-1 victory over a strong Leicester City side at Holmes Park on Monday evening. Four Nigerian teenagers started for the Gunners. Tolaji Bola was deployed at left back spot, Tobi Omole and James Olayinka were the two holding midfie...
Chelsea Coach Reveals Why He Handed Debut To Nigerian Defender Jordan Aina Vs Norwich City
Published: October 01, 2018
Chelsea U18s coach, Andy Myers has explained why he handed a debut to young Nigerian defender Jordan Aina in his side's 5-1 rout of Norwich City in the U18 Premier League Cup on Saturday. Aina was an unused substitute for U18 Premier League games against Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and AstonVilla before making hi...
Kanu Cup: Kanu, Saha, Pirès, Essien, Yakubu Among The Scorers In 13-Goal Thriller With Wenger Watching
Published: September 30, 2018
Premier League Masters thrashed African Masters 9-4 in the Petrolex Kanu Cup 2018 game staged at the Hive Stadium on Sunday, September 30, with former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger among the spectators. Former Nigeria internationals Nwankwo Kanu, Christoper Kanu, Danny Shittu, Peter Odemwingie, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and...
Leganes Have A Pleasant Surprise For Super Eagles, Chelsea Fans After Revealing Team News Pre-Betis
Published: September 30, 2018
Super Eagles and Chelsea fans will be delighted with the latest team news from Leganes ahead of their La Liga match against Real Betis at Estadio Benito Villamarín (Sevilla) on Sunday evening. The surprise inclusion in the Leganes 19-man squad is Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo who is in line for a competitive...
Arsenal Continue To Sing The Praises Of Iwobi: His Introduction Ignited Attack
Published: September 30, 2018
Arsenal have continued to sign the praises of their number 17, Alex Iwobi following his imperious display on match day seven against Watford in the Premier League on Saturday after coming off the bench. The Hale End Academy product was at the heart of both goals scored by The Gunners, first forcing Craig Cathcart to...
Three Stats That Prove Huddersfield No-Nonsense Nigerian Midfielder Outshone Tottenham's World Cup Stars
Published: September 30, 2018
Statistics provided by Whoscored have highlighted the fact that Huddersfield Town's Nigerian midfielder Philip Billing was one of the most influential players on the pitch despite his team losing 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. With the visitors lining up in a 3-4-3 formation, t...
Liverpool's Adekanye Showing A Lot Of Promise, Starts Against Chelsea After Injury Scare
Published: September 30, 2018
Bobby Adekanye started for Liverpool in their 3-1 win at Chelsea in the Premier League 2 on Saturday afternoon after suffering a knee injury from a heavy fall in the penultimate round of matches against Arsenal. Having resumed full training few days before the trip to Aldershot, the Ibadan-born winger started and pl...
Parent Club Rule: Chelsea Set To Block Nigerian Defender From Playing For Derby County
Published: September 30, 2018
Championship outfit Derby County have been drawn away to Premier League side Chelsea in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. Nigerian defender Fikayo Tomori helped the Rams reach this stage of the competition, going the distance against Oldham Athletic, Hull City and Manchester United but is unlikely to feature agains...
Top Marks: Nigeria's Arsenal, Leicester City, Chelsea Stars Rated In Big Premier League Battles
Published: September 29, 2018
Super Eagles stars Alex Iwobi (Arsenal), Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City), Victor Moses (Chelsea) all played huge roles in their teams' impressive games on Saturday in the English Premier League.Alex Iwobi's team, Arsenal defeated Watford 2-0 at the Emirates, the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho played thei...