Victor Moses Reacts After First Appearance For Chelsea In Three Years
Published: August 16, 2016
Super Eagles creator Victor Moses has reacted to Chelsea’s dramatic 2-1 win over West Ham at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. Moses made his first competitive appearance for the Blues in the Premier League since May 19, 2013 when he took to the pitch in their 2-1 victory over Everton on the final day of the seaso...
Olufela Olomola Nets Brace In Southampton Rout Of Liverpool
Published: August 14, 2016
Southampton U23s kicked off their Premier League 2 season with a 4-1 rout of Liverpool at Prenton Park on Sunday.A brace by Olufela Olomola and goals from Sims and Hesketh sealed the win for the Saints, while Ings scored the Reds solitary goal in the 35th minute. Liverpool threatened to fight back until Olomola restore...
Iwobi Starts, Akpom Benched As Arsenal Face Liverpool At The Emirates
Published: August 14, 2016
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has named his starting lineup for the Premier League match against Liverpool at the Emirates. Nigeria international Alex Iwobi starts in attacking midfield for the Gunners, with Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey offering support. In-form England U21 international of Nigerian descent Chuba Akpo...
Nigeria Wonderkid Iheanacho Hails Man City Teammates After Win Over Sunderland
Published: August 14, 2016
Super Eagles rising star Kelechi Iheanacho was delighted that Manchester City kicked off the new Premier League season with a 2-1 win at the Etihad in their clash with Sunderland.In Pep Guardiola’s first competitive match as coach of the Citizens, the 19-year-old entered into the fray in the 80th minute and had a...
Premier League Wrap : Musa Impresses; Ighalo Replaced By Anya; Onomah, Ladapo Benched; Barkley Scores
Published: August 13, 2016
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent on the opening day of the season in the English Premier League on Saturday, August 13.Ahmed Musa looked lively on his debut in the English top-flight as defending champions Leicester City surprisingly lost 2-1 to newly promoted Hull City at the KCOM Stadium.Th...
Leicester City Record Signing Ahmed Musa Makes Premier League Debut
Published: August 13, 2016
Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa will certainly make his Premier League debut for champions Leicester City when they take on Hull City at the KCOM Stadium (Hull) on Saturday afternoon.The Foxes number seven has been named in the starting line-up and will lead the frontline alongside England star Jamie Vardy.Only six days a...
Four Nigerian Players Make Chelsea Premier League Roster; Solanke, Omeruo Not Listed
Published: August 13, 2016
English Premier League club Chelsea have announced their squad list for the 2016-2017 season, with four players of Nigerian descent making the roster. Nigeria stars John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, England youth-teamers Ola Aina and Fikayo Tomori are in line to represent the Blues in the league and FA Cup, the club hav...
Success Out Of Watford Squad , Told To Rest Injury Ahead Of Chelsea Clash
Published: August 12, 2016
Isaac Success will not make his competitive debut for Watford in tomorrow’s clash against Southampton in the Premier League.Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that manager Walter Mazzarri has omitted the Nigeria youth international from the traveling party to SO14 5FP , with the attacker failing a late fitne...
Injured Watford Striker Success Doubtful To Make Premier League Debut Against Southampton
Published: August 12, 2016
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri is sweating on the fitness of record signing Isaac Success ahead of his side’s clash with Southampton on the opening day of the season in the Premier League.The Nigeria youth international will discover later today if he has a chance of playing against the Saints, having missed tra...
Promising Nigerian Defender Tipped To Make Competitive Debut For Chelsea This Season
Published: August 09, 2016
Chelsea historian Rick Glanvill and club statistician Paul Dutton have been previewing the forthcoming season for the official website, and have both predicted that the young Nigerian defender Ola Aina will be considered for the first team.The England youth international dazzled at pre-season training, so much so that ...
Chelsea Rule Out Nigeria Captain Mikel From Scoring Landmark Goal
Published: August 09, 2016
Premier League club Chelsea have ruled out Team Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel from scoring their 5,000th league goal in the top-flight. The defensive midfielder is away on international duty with his country’s Olympic squad, and is unlikely to be available for selection for Monday’s meeting against West Ha...
The Nigerian Messi, Ogo Obi, Strikes As Watford Beat Millwall In Friendly
Published: August 09, 2016
Watford striker Ogo Obi was on target as the Development squad thrashed Millwall 3-0 in a pre-season friendly staged at UCL on Monday. Coach Harry Kewell omitted Ola Adeyemo and Obi from his starting XI, but they both came off the bench in the 60th and 70th minute respectively. Ogo Obi scored the third goal from close-...
Ahmed Musa Shows Off His Key Attribute As Leicester City Suffer Defeat To Man Utd
Published: August 07, 2016
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri handed Ahmed Musa his competitive debut as the Premier League champions were narrowly beaten 2-1 by FA Cup holders Manchester United in the Community Shield on Sunday afternoon.With Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki starting in attack for the Foxes, it meant the former CSKA Moscow ma...
Dele Alli Makes Waves In First Game For Tottenham Hotspur Since April
Published: August 06, 2016
England international Dele Alli was on the scoresheet for Tottenham Hotspur as they ended their pre-season fixtures with a 6-1 rout of Italian Serie A side Inter Milan at the Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on Friday.It was the attacking midfielder’s first game for Spurs since he stepped out onto the White Hart Lane pit...
Olufela Scores For Southampton In Seven-Goal Thriller; U18s Striker Afolabi Benched
Published: August 05, 2016
Olufela Olomola struck in the second half in Southampton U23s entertaining 4-3 win over AFC Bournemouth in a pre-season friendly staged at Staplewood Campus on Thursday night.On 51 minutes, the 18-year-old put the Saints 3-1 up when he fired in at the far post after a cross from Barnes, and was involved in the first an...