Nigerian Prospects Celebrate Winning League Title With Manchester City
Published: February 12, 2017
Nigerian talents are celebrating after Manchester City clinched the U18 Premier League North section after a 4-2 win over Stoke City at Clayton Wood Training Ground on Saturday.City won the title as they have an unassailable nine-point gap over second-place Manchester United with two rounds left. England youth Nathanae...
EPL Wrap: Success Subbed In; Lookman Starts Again; Youngsters Ejaria, Ojo, Maja, Asoro, Onomah, Fela Missing
Published: February 11, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday afternoon.We start off at Old Trafford where Manchester United took on Watford. The Red Devils went 16 games unbeaten after a 2-0 win over Watford.The young Nigerian forward Isaac Success tasted action in the last seve...
Iwobi Starts As Alexis Bags Brace For Arsenal Against Hull City
Published: February 11, 2017
Arsenal added three points to the bag following a hard-fought 2-0 win over Hull City on game week 25 in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon at the Emirates Stadium. Nigeria international Alex Iwobi started his 17th Premier League game this season, before he made way for Danny Welbeck with eight minutes remaining.C...
Ameobi Brothers, Shola & Sammy, Face-Off For Bolton Goal Of The Year
Published: February 10, 2017
Bolton Wanderers have revealed twelve goals that will compete for the Goal of the Year for 2016.Ahead of the 2017 EFL Awards, the official website of the Trotters has picked the best goals scored last year, with two Nigerian players Shola Ameobi and Sammy Ameobi making the list.Shola’s strike against MK Dons on J...
Dele Alli Becomes 5th Player Of Nigerian Descent To Win Premier League POTM
Published: February 10, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur’s English-born midfielder of Nigerian heritage, Dele Alli, has claimed the Premier League EA SPORTS Player of the Month award for January. The Spurs number 20 won the prestigious accolade ahead of  Harry Kane, Seamus Coleman, Alexis Sanchez and Gylfi Sigurdsson.In winning the award for the ...
Ex-Arsenal Talent Aneke Nominated For League One GOTM
Published: February 10, 2017
Former Arsenal talent Chhuks Aneke is in the running for the Sky Bet League One Goal of the Month award for January 2017. The MK Dons striker has been nominated for the accolade along with Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United) and Gregg Wylde (Northampton Town).Aneke showed off his finishing qualities last month, with braces...
Arsenal Nigerian Defender Praised For Fifa 17 Skills By Teammate
Published: February 10, 2017
Answering questions from the official matchday programme, Arsenal midfielder Nathan Tormey has given supporters the lowdown on some of his teammates. When quizzed about the worst player at FIFA 17, Tormey answered : “Tobi Omole”Omole first played for the Arsenal Academy in the U14s, rising through the ranks...
English FA Praises Ndidi : He Was Leicester City Hero
Published: February 10, 2017
The English FA via its official website has showered Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi with praise after scoring for Leicester City in their 3-1 win versus Derby County in the Emirates FA Cup on Wednesday. The Foxes manager Claudio Ranieri made several changes to his side, one of which saw his number 25 drop to the b...
Tricky Arsenal Midfielder Iwobi Named In Premier League Young Team Of The Season
Published: February 09, 2017
American broadcaster ESPN has revealed its Premier League Young Team of the Season, with Super Eagles attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi making their ceremonial eleven.Based on performances so far, Iwobi was selected among the top five young midfielders in the English top-flight.In a 3-5-2 formation, the Hale End Academy ...
Leicester City Long-Range Specialist Ndidi Wins 2016 Belgian Goal Of The Year
Published: February 09, 2017
On the same night that Wilfred Ndidi opened his goalscoring account for Leicester City, the central midfielder won the 2016 Goal of the Year at the 63rd edition of the Belgian Golden Shoe.The Nigeria international was preparing to take to the pitch against Derby County in the fourth round of the FA Cup and was not pres...
Wilfred Ndidi Announces His Arrival At Leicester City With Wonder Goal
Published: February 08, 2017
Leicester City have advanced to the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup after a 3-1 victory over Derby County after extra time in a fourth round replay at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday night.Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi netted his maiden goal in the colours of the Foxes, scoring the pick of the goals with a...
Arsenal Snatched Nigerian Whizkid, Dubbed The New Depay, From Under Noses Of Liverpool
Published: February 08, 2017
Premier League side Arsenal have won the race for the highly-rated Nigeria teenager Lateef Omidiji Jr, who was being monitored by a plethora of European powerhouses. In one of the most closely guarded secrets of the transfer market, the Gunners beat their competitors, Liverpool and Chelsea, because they were more proac...
Promising Nigerian Defender Set For 19th Appearance For Man City In UYL
Published: February 08, 2017
Highly-rated Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo is poised to make his nineteenth appearance in the UEFA Youth League on Wednesday when Manchester City tackle Red Bull Salzburg.The 19-year-old was among the players that flew to Austria on Tuesday, February 7, ahead of the clash at the Red Bull Arena.During the 2014-2015...
Kanu, Aiyegbeni Included On List of 100 Best Foreign Premier League Players
Published: February 07, 2017
Celebrated English football magazine Four Four Two has compiled a list of the 100 best foreign Premier League players ever, with three players of Nigerian descent mentioned. At this point, only numbers 61-100 have been revealed. Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor, who played for Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Ho...
Talented Nigerian Defender Inching Closer To Arsenal First-Team Debut
Published: February 07, 2017
Promising Nigerian defender Joseph Olowu is getting closer and closer to making his first-team debut for Arsenal.Aged 17, Olowu has seen his stock rise in the 2016-2017 season and is one of the first names on the teamsheet for Arsenal U18s in the U18 Premier League. The teenager was handed his U23 debut versus Bournemo...