Next Ahmed Musa Shows Flashes Of Potential On Debut For Leicester In UYL
Published: September 14, 2016
Young Nigerian winger Layton Ndukwu made his debut in the UEFA Youth League as Leicester City were beaten 2-1 by Club Brugge on Tuesday in their first-ever appearance in the competition. The 18-year-old was selected in the starting XI at the Schiervelde Stadium and went the distance, during which time he showed flashes...
Unstoppable Nigerian Whizkid & Chelsea Loanee Takes His Tally To 8 Goals From 9 Games
Published: September 14, 2016
Nigerian teenage striker Tammy Abraham took his tally to eight goals in nine matches for Bristol City after notching a brace in their 3-2 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship on Tuesday night.The Chelsea loanee opened scoring at Hillsborough Stadium in the 33rd minute, and grabbed his second goal six minutes...
Arsenal Starlet Iwobi Rebukes Himself After Missing Two Scoring Chances Vs PSG
Published: September 14, 2016
Alex Iwobi was disappointed with Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday night.Following an injury sustained by Theo Walcott, the Nigeria international replaced the Three Lions star in the starting line-up and had a couple of chances to score, including the build-up to Alexi...
Fifa 17: Iheanacho Is Fifth Fastest Man City Player But Ranks 22nd In Overall Rating
Published: September 13, 2016
EA Sports have published via their official website the ratings of the players currently on the roster of Manchester City ahead of the release of Fifa 17 on September 27.Thirty two players were rated and Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho occupied the 22nd position with an overall rating of 74. Argentina star Sergi...
Adarabioyo Allowed To Shine As Man City Thrash Borussia Monchengladbach In UYL
Published: September 13, 2016
Tosin Adarabioyo put up an impressive performance as Manchester City began their campaign in the UEFA Youth League with a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach at the Academy Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.The central defender had not started a competitive fixture at any level since the start of this se...
Arsenal Loanee Nwakali Debuts For MVV Wearing Iconic Number Ten Jersey
Published: September 13, 2016
Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali made his debut for MVV Maastricht on Monday, September 12, two days after his arrival in the Netherlands from London.The Arsenal loanee played the first half of Jong MVV Maastricht’s 2-0 loss to Jong FC Eindhoven in a friendly fixture at Stadion de Geusselt. Nwakali playe...
Anichebe, Asoro Not Involved For Sunderland As Lukaku Answers His Critics With 11-Minute Hat-Trick
Published: September 12, 2016
Four games into the season, Sunderland are struggling for Premier League safety following their 3-0 loss to Everton at the Stadium of Light on Monday night. Super Eagles striker Victor Anichebe is still lacking match fitness and was not handed a debut by Black Cats manager David Moyes while Sweden U21 star Joel Asoro d...
Nigerian Messi, Ogo Obi, Stars But Watford Lose To Burnley In Premier League Cup
Published: September 12, 2016
Three players of Nigerian descent were in action at Turf Moor as Burnley advanced to the group stage of the Premier League Cup thanks to their 2-0 win over Watford on Monday afternoon. Ogo Obi, hailed as the Nigerian Messi, and fellow striker Ola Adeyemo made the Hornets starting line-up, while Morakinyo Koiki was incl...
Chelsea Star Mikel Excited By Diego Costa Bicycle Kick Goal vs Swansea
Published: September 12, 2016
John Obi Mikel was impressed with the goal scored by Spain international Diego Costa in Chelsea’s entertaining 2-2 draw against Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday, and delighted that his team maintained their unbeaten start to the season.Costa bicycle kicked the Blues level with nine minutes remaining, ...
Chelsea Monitoring The Progress Of Kenneth Omeruo, Tammy Abraham
Published: September 12, 2016
English Premier League club are monitoring the progress of Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo in Turkey.The central defender has been farmed out on loan to Super Lig newcomers Alanyaspor and was in action against Genclerbirligi last weekend. In the review of their players on loan, the official website of Chelsea wrot...
Talented Nigerian Defender Promoted To Manchester City First Team
Published: September 12, 2016
Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo, 18, has been promoted fully to the first team of Manchester City, having impressed manager Pep Guardiola during pre-season training.Manchester Evening News has reported that the central defender is among the five youngsters added to the first team roster.His only competitive appearan...
Chelsea Dazzler Victor Moses Reacts To Draw Against Swansea City
Published: September 12, 2016
Victor Moses has reacted to Chelsea’s entertaining 2-2 draw against Swansea City in the Premier League, stating that he felt bad that his team did not secure three points.The Blues started the new season winning three games on the spin but lost their one hundred percent record at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday eve...
Victor Moses Appears Off The Bench In Drama At The Liberty Stadium
Published: September 11, 2016
Victor Moses appeared off the bench for the fourth time in the Premier League this season as Chelsea surrendered their one hundred percent record after playing out a 2-2 draw with Swansea City on Sunday evening.Trailing 2-1 in an absorbing contest at the Liberty Stadium, manager Antonio Conte introduced the Nigeria sta...
Akin Odimayo Grabs Winner As Reading Beat Spurs In Seven-Goal Thriller
Published: September 10, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur lost 4-3 to Reading in the U18 Premier League at Hogwood Park Training Ground (Finchampstead, Berkshire) on Saturday afternoon, with two Nigerian players finding the back of the net. The home team had Ademola Shokunbi and Akin Odimayo in their starting line-up, while Timothy Eyoma, Keanan Bennetts an...
Four Nigerian Players Added To Arsenal Champions League Roster Ahead PSG Clash
Published: September 10, 2016
Four players of Nigerian descent have been included in Arsenal’s B list for the Champions League group stage.Ahead of Tuesday night’s clash against Paris Saint-Germain, the Emirates outfit have submitted the names of additional players via the B list, including Alex Iwobi, Chuba Akpom, Aaron Eyoma and Tolaj...