Odion Ighalo Hails Watford Teamwork After Win Against West Ham
Published: November 01, 2015
According to the statistics, only Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy is more clinical than Odion Ighalo in the Premier League but the Nigeria international is not getting carried away and has praised the team after the win against West Ham.The attacker is convinced the Hornets are heading in the right direction i...
English Premier League Wrap: Iheanacho Makes First Start, Iwobi Debuts & Ighalo Notches Brace
Published: October 31, 2015
Alex Iwobi made his Premier League debut in Arsenal’s 3 - 0 win against Swansea City, coming on in second - half stoppage time.Super Eagles invitee Kelechi Iheanacho was handed his first Premier League start as Norwich City succumbed to a late goal to lose 2 - 1 to Manchester City at the Etihad. The Flying Eagles...
Wenger Reveals Iwobi In Contention To Make Premier League Debut Vs Swansea
Published: October 31, 2015
Super Eagles frontman Alex Iwobi could play his first game in the English Premier League on Saturday, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed.The Gunners have been hit by an injury crisis ahead of the trip to the Liberty Stadium, with Three Lions stars Theo Walcott and Oxlade-Chamberlain picking up injuries in the 3...
Ikechi Anya Aware Of West Ham Threat
Published: October 30, 2015
Ikechi Anya, 27, is confident that Watford can pick up all three points against West Ham on Saturday at Vicarage Road.But the Scotland international is aware that the Hammers will be hoping to continue their good run in the Premier League, with 13 points garnered from a possible 15 in their away matches.“If you l...
Kelechi Iheanacho Earns Plaudits From Man City Coach
Published: October 29, 2015
Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini has said that he was delighted with the performance of Kelechi Iheanacho in his side’s 5 - 1 rout of Crystal Palace in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night.The City number 72 picked up the Man of the Match award for scoring in the second half as well as providing two assi...
Kelechi Iheanacho Makes First Start For Manchester City
Published: October 28, 2015
Manchester City manager, Manuel Pellegrini, has handed Kelechi Iheanacho his first start for the first time as a City player in a competitive game, with the 19 - year - old named among the 11 players to face Crystal Palace in the Capital One Cup.Against Sunderland in the third round back in September, the Nigeria U20 i...
Odemwingie Pays Tribute To Stoke City Teammates After Beating Chelsea
Published: October 28, 2015
Peter Odemwingie was delighted that Stoke City will continue their run in the Capital One Cup after seeing off Premier League champions Chelsea in the fourth round .The 34 - year - old kept his cool to dispatch his penalty after a shootout was needed to decide the winner following Loic Remy’s stoppage-time equali...
Alex Iwobi Makes Arsenal Debut Vs Sheffield Wednesday
Published: October 27, 2015
Alex Iwobi will make his official debut on Wednesday night for Arsenal in their Capital One Cup fourth round tie against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough Stadium.Frenchman Arsene Wenger has included the striker in his starting XI, with the Nigeria international leading the frontline alongside Olivier Giroud.Iwobi ha...
Kelechi Iheanacho Sets His Sights On Wembley Appearance
Published: October 27, 2015
Manchester City talent Kelechi Iheanacho has set his sights on his first appearance at the hallowed Wembley turf and that could be possible in the near future if The Citizens qualify for the final of the Capital One Cup.The Etihad Stadium outfit will be in action on Wednesday night against Crystal Palace in the fourth ...
English Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Notches Two Assists; Mikel, Agbonlahor, Anya & Barkley Take To The Field
Published: October 24, 2015
Catch up on how players of Nigerian descent fared in the tenth round of matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.Victor Moses was ineligible to face his parent club Chelsea, so was not in the Hammers squad that beat the champions 2 - 1 at Boleyn Ground . Blues midfielder Obi Mikel took to the field in the 46th...
Kelechi Iheanacho Reveals He Is Being Guided By Wilfried Bony
Published: October 23, 2015
Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed the mentoring he is receiving from Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony. Ahead of Sunday’s derby against Manchester United,  the Nigeria youth international believes he will live up to his billing as a wonderkid if he continues to work hard in trainin...
West Ham Boss Laments Absence Of Victor Moses Ahead Chelsea Game
Published: October 22, 2015
Ahead of West Ham’ Premier League clash against Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on Saturday,  manager Slaven Bilic has admitted that the absence of Victor Moses is a big blow for his side.The creator is not eligible to face the champions as the English FA does not permit players on loan to feature competitively aga...
Victor Moses Pleased With Win At Crystal Palace; Winger Not Available For Selection Until October 31
Published: October 18, 2015
Nigeria international Victor Moses was happy to return to Selhurst Park, and assist West Ham win for the fifth time in the Premier League this season.The creator was in action for 74 minutes before making way for Mauro Zarate, and was involved in the Hammers opening goal netted by Carl Jenkinson.“Great to be back...
Chuba Akpom Injures Referee In Championship Game
Published: October 18, 2015
Chuba Akpom injured referee Keith Stroud during Hull City’s 1 - 1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday afternoon on game week 11 in the English Championship.While Hull City were launching an attack, the Anglo - Nigerian accidentally collided with the referee and he had to be replaced with the fourth official...
Premier League Wrap: Victor Moses Notches Assist, Kelechi Iheanacho Hops Off Bench For City
Published: October 17, 2015
Find out how Nigerian players fared on game week nine in the English Premier League.Super Eagles winger Victor Moses recorded his third assist of the season as West Ham extended their unbeaten run in the EPL to six matches following their 3 - 1 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.The Chelsea loanee worked for 74 m...