Iwobi Assesses His Performances For Arsenal In 2018-2019 Season
Published: February 07, 2019
Arsenal winger, Alex Iwobi believes the criticisms he has received this season will only spur him on to become a better player. The Nigeria international has come under fire occasionally this campaign for perceived under-performance, a clear example been after the 3-1 loss at Manchester City in the Premier League la...
Top 10 Young Player Of The Year Premier League: Ndidi Rated Higher Than Rashford, Bernardo Silva
Published: February 07, 2019
Two Nigerian central midfielders have been backed to be nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year on the back of their impressive performances for their Premier League teams. Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi and Huddersfield Town's Philip Billing have both been picked in Whoscored.com's Top Rated Young Player o...
PSV Midfielder Making Waves In Netherlands, Madueke Called Up For England U17 Duty But Suffers Injury
Published: February 07, 2019
Former Tottenham Hotspur U16 captain of Nigerian descent, Noni Madueke is unlikely to add to his international caps at youth level for England this month, allnigeriasoccer.com understands. The PSV Eindhoven U19 attacking midfielder was earlier named in the England U17 squad for the international friendlies with Fran...
Revealed : Why Faustino Anjorin Was Omitted From Chelsea U23 Squad Vs Derby
Published: February 06, 2019
Poole-born Nigerian midfielder Faustino Anjorin was omitted from the Chelsea U23 squad in their hard fought 1-0 win against Derby County in a Premier League 2 fixture on Monday evening. Explaining why the England U18 star was not in the team that faced The Rams, Chelsea informed via their official website that he wa...
Two Nigeria-Eligible Youngsters Named In Tottenham's Champions League Roster
Published: February 06, 2019
Two players eligible to represent the Nigeria National Teams have been included in Tottenham Hotspur's Champions League roster for the knockout rounds of the competition. Defender Timothy Eyoma and midfielder Luke Amos have been registered by the London club on their List B. Amos is unlikely to feature for Spurs ...
Ex-Miss India Gupta Pens Apology Letter To Iwobi, Arsenal Over Racist Remark
Published: February 06, 2019
Ex-Miss India and Bollywood actress, Esha Gupta has penned an apology letter to Alex Iwobi and Arsenal for sharing a racist remark directed at  the Nigeria international after the Gunners were beaten by Manchester United in the FA Cup. Gupta came under fire for posting on Instagram a WhatsApp conversation with a fr...
Six U21 Players Of Nigerian Descent Named In Arsenal's Europa League Squad
Published: February 05, 2019
Six U21 players of Nigerian descent have been included in Arsenal's Europa League squad for the knockout stages of the competition. Nigeria international Alex Iwobi also made the cut, as you would expect, as one of the club trained players on the List A. UEFA defines a club trained player as a player who was on a...
Arsenal's Iwobi Named Third Best U25 Midfielder In Europe Top Five Leagues In Key Stat
Published: February 05, 2019
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has been named the third best U25 midfielder in Europe's top five leagues in one key stat. Though the Gunners number 17 has been criticized in recent games, especially against Manchester City on Sunday,  a new performance indicator published by Ashwin Raman of Football Whispers sugg...
Amaechi Gets Assist, Saka Hits Crossbar Twice As Arsenal U23s Thrash West Ham 3-0 In Abandoned Game
Published: February 05, 2019
Arsenal's Premier League 2 game against their West Ham counterparts at Meadow Park in Hertfordshire was abandoned at halftime due to unfavorable weather conditions. The Gunners U23 side, who are coached by Sweden legend Freddie Ljungberg, had raced into a 3-0 lead before the game was called off, thanks to goals fro...
Uwakwe Makes His Comeback From Injury For Chelsea U23s Against Derby County
Published: February 05, 2019
Versatile Chelsea midfielder, Tariq Uwakwe made his long-awaited return from an injury lay off for the Blues U-23s in their Premier League 2 game with Derby County on Monday evening. Uwakwe, 19, has been sidelined with a niggling injury and was out of action since last featuring against Elfsborg in the UYL in Novemb...
Chelsea Loanee Abraham Shortlisted For PFA Player Of The Month
Published: February 04, 2019
Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham is one of the six players in the running to be named PFA Bristol Street Motors Championship Player of the Month for January 2019. The Aston Villa hotshot has been nominated for the accolade along with Said Benrahma (Brentford), Jarrod Bowen (Hull City), Rico Henry (Brentford), David Raya...
Fastest Maiden Goal Scored By Moses : Chelsea Hail Nigerian Winger After Promising Start At Fenerbahce
Published: February 04, 2019
In their weekly review of loanees, Chelsea have praised former Nigeria international Victor Moses following a fine start to his career in Turkey with Super Lig side Fenerbahce. Moses scored 36 minutes into his league debut for Liverpool back in the 2013-14 season but he has surpassed that record by finding the net ...
Nigerian Defender Makes Premier League 2 Debut For Tottenham Hotspur
Published: February 04, 2019
Talented London-born Nigerian defender Jubril Okedina made his Premier League 2 debut for Tottenham Hotspur as they were beaten 2-0 by Brighton & Hove at American Express Elite Football Performance Centre on Sunday afternoon. The fullback was one of the four U18 players named in the team by Spurs U23s boss Wayne Bu...
Ex-Arsenal Women RB Alex Scott Blames Iwobi, Lichtsteiner For Aguero's Second Goal
Published: February 04, 2019
Former Arsenal Women right back Alex Scott has blamed Alex Iwobi and Stephan Lichtsteiner for the second goal scored by Sergio Aguero in their 3-1 loss to Manchester City on Sunday. The Nigeria international was deployed as a right midfielder in a 4-4-2 formation while the Swiss veteran played at right back. In t...
Liverpool Hero Labels Ndidi Workaholic & Powerful After Leicester's Loss To Manchester United
Published: February 03, 2019
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness was pleased with the performance of Wilfred Ndidi despite Leicester City's narrow 1-0 loss to Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Nigeria national-teamer was partnered in central midfield by Nampalys Mendy and Souness has opined that they were industrious...