Chelsea Icon Obi Mikel Captains Stoke City In 2-2 Draw With Barnsley
Published: October 21, 2020
Chelsea icon John Obi Mikel captained Stoke City for the first time in a competitive match as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Barnsley in a Championship game at the Bet365 Stadium on Wednesday night, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The former Nigeria international was handed the captain's armband in a pre-season win a...
'I Know How Ruben Likes To Play' - Aina Delighted To Link Up With Former Chelsea Teammate
Published: October 21, 2020
Torino-owned fullback Ola Aina is delighted to link up with his former Chelsea teammate Ruben Loftus-Cheek at Craven Cottage. The Nigeria international has known the England midfielder most of his life as they both rose through the ranks at Chelsea and were key members of the Blues side that won the UEFA Youth Leagu...
The Premier League Season Ahead - What To Expect And How Is The Current State Of The League
Published: October 21, 2020
The biggest soccer league in the world - measured by the team value, money, tv rights etc. - is the Premier League. The soccer league that everyone looks up to is coming up for the next season, which means that the soccer world is officially about to open up again. The Premier League is for most people the high...
Lampard Supplements Chelsea Premier League Squad With Four Nigeria-Eligible Teenagers
Published: October 21, 2020
Chelsea have submitted their squad for the English Premier League following the conclusion of the summer transfer window and ahead of the deadline on Tuesday afternoon, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. There are two separate lists - the main one containing a total of 25 players and another reserved for only U21 playe...
Twelve U21 Players Eligible To Represent Nigeria Named In Arsenal's Premier League Squad
Published: October 20, 2020
Twelve players eligible to represent the Nigeria national teams have been included in Arsenal's Premier League squad for the first half of the 2020-2021 season, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The twelve youngsters were born on or after 1 January 1999 and have been registered as U21 players. Goalkeepers Arthur Ok...
Club Brugge Striker Dennis Reveals The Truth Behind His Failed Switch To West Brom
Published: October 20, 2020
Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis has revealed the truth behind his failed move to Premier League new boys West Brom in the recently concluded transfer window. The Nigeria international has said that the Baggies' attempt to bring him to The Hawthorns fell through when he was not issued a work permit. Dennis was...
Watford Coach Expects Super Eagles Defender To Be Available Vs Blackburn Rovers
Published: October 20, 2020
On his full debut for Watford, Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong had to be replaced in the 71st minute against Derby County due to a hamstring issue. Hornets manager Vladimir Ivić has brought good news regarding the availability of the central defender for his side's Championship clash against Blackburn Ro...
Ex-Arsenal Winger Picks Saka Over Brazilian Defender As Main Man In Loss To Man City
Published: October 20, 2020
Former Arsenal winger Adrian Clarke has explained why he feels teenage wing-back Bukayo Saka was the Gunners' most influential player during their 1-0 loss to Manchester City in their latest Premier League game. Pep Guardiola's Man City secured all three points thanks to Raheem Sterling's goal midway through the fi...
Exciting Teenager Of Nigerian Descent Added To Chelsea's Champions League Squad
Published: October 20, 2020
Chelsea have updated their Champions League roster ahead of the opening day fixture against Europa League holders Sevilla at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, October 20, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. England youth international of Nigerian descent, Faustino Anjorin is available for selection against the La Liga side as h...
'He's Still A Very Important Part Of Squad' - Solskjaer On How Cavani's Arrival Will Impact Ighalo
Published: October 20, 2020
Manchester United strengthened their attacking ranks with the signing of prolific Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani in the summer transfer window. There are fears that the capture of the former Paris Saint-Germain star would see Odion Ighalo drop down the pecking order of strikers at Old Trafford. The former Niger...
Five Nigeria-Eligible Players Named In Arsenal's Europa League Squad List B, Jersey Nos. Revealed
Published: October 20, 2020
Five Nigeria-eligible youngsters have been named in Arsenal's Europa League squad ahead of their opening Group B fixture against Rapid Vienna on Thursday, October 22, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo, midfielders Bukayo Saka, Miguel Azeez and Ryan Alebiosu, and striker Folarin Balogun have be...
'I Can Score Those Goals' - Fulham's Lookman On His Stunning Solo Goal Vs Sheffield Utd
Published: October 19, 2020
Ademola Lookman marked his full Premier League debut for Fulham with a stunning solo goal against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday but the Cottagers had to settle for a share of the spoils after conceding in the 85th minute. Lookman showed determination to skip past challenges and smashed a left-footed shot ...
Ighalo Named In Manchester United Traveling Squad For Champions League Game At PSG
Published: October 19, 2020
Odion Ighalo is in contention to make his Champions League bow in Tuesday evening's clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United at the Parc des Princes (Paris). Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the former Nigeria international was among the players that flew out to the French capital on Monday. ...
Jero Shakpoke's Son Makes Debut For Aston Villa In 2-0 Win At Tottenham Hotspur U18
Published: October 19, 2020
Ruben Shakpoke, son of retired Nigeria international Jero Shakpoke, made his first competitive appearance for Aston Villa as their U18 team beat Tottenham Hotspur in the U18 Premier League on Saturday, October 17, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The England youth international ended a five-year affiliation with Norwi...
Arsenal Loanee Bola Makes Professional Debut For Rochdale, 79 Days Shy Of 22nd Birthday
Published: October 19, 2020
Arsenal-owned defender Tolaji Bola has finally made his professional debut, going the distance for Rochdale in their 3-0 loss to Hull City in a League One game on Saturday, October 17, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. Born January 4, 1999, the promising left-back was 79 days shy of his 22nd birthday when he stepped out...