Kelechi Iheanacho : I Am Happy Playing With Sergio Aguero
Published: January 10, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho had nothing but praise for Argentina star Sergio Agüero in the aftermath of Manchester City’s 3 - 0 triumph over Norwich City in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday evening.The Argentina international was instrumental in the fifth goal Iheanacho scored in a City shirt in all competiti...
Arsenal Young Star Alex Iwobi In Line For FA Cup Debut
Published: January 09, 2016
Alex Iwobi , 19, could make his debut in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon when defending champions Arsenal tackle Sunderland.The highly - rated teenager was one of the five youngsters that practiced with the first - team on Friday morning ahead of the meeting at the Emirates.If Iwobi is named in the 18 - man squad by F...
Victor Moses Not Fit Enough To Face Wolves
Published: January 08, 2016
Victor Moses will miss West Ham’s clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon because he is not a hundred percent fit, despite returning to training in the New Year.The Hammers manager, Slaven Bilic, has revealed ahead of the meeting at Boleyn Ground that the winger will start training ...
Kelechi Iheanacho Benched As Man City Lose To Everton
Published: January 06, 2016
Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute as Manchester City lost 2 - 1 to Everton in the semi - final , first - leg of the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night at Goodison Park.England star Ross Barkley worked a 90 - minute shift in midfield for the Toffees and was involved in the opening goal scored by Ramiro Funes Mo...
Jordon Ibe Delighted To Score Game - Winner Vs Stoke City
Published: January 06, 2016
England youth international Jordon Ibe was delighted to get on the score sheet in Liverpool’s 1 - 0 victory over Stoke City in the semifinal first leg of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.The winger, who replaced Philippe Coutinho in the 18th minute, found the net 20 minutes later and had to do a lot of defend...
Guus Hiddink Praises Talented Chelsea Midfielder Obi Mikel
Published: January 04, 2016
Chelsea interim coach, Guus Hiddink, has hailed the influence of Nigeria international John Obi Mikel in his side’s 3-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday.The defensive midfielder has been enjoying a new lease of life since the arrival of the Dutchman at Stamford Bridge and has started th...
Premier League Wrap : Anichebe Fails Fitness Test, Moses, Odemwingie, Iheanacho, Agbonlahor Absent; Ighalo Makes 19th Start, Iwobi Benched
Published: January 02, 2016
Catch up on the performance of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday.As expected Victor Moses did not feature in West Ham’s 2 - 0 win against Liverpool at Boleyn Ground . Jordon Ibe went the distance for the visitors while Angelo Ogbonna played the full game for the Hammers.Gabriel...
Alex Iwobi Poised To Make Arsenal 18 - Man Squad For Seventh Straight Game
Published: January 01, 2016
Alex Iwobi is poised to make his fourth appearance for Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, January 2 when the table-toppers tackle Newcastle United at the Emirates.The Super Eagles fringe player was involved in first team training on Saturday alongside six other youngsters in the shape of Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Ma...
Victor Anichebe To Undergo Late Fitness Test Ahead Stoke City Game
Published: December 31, 2015
Victor Anichebe will undergo a late fitness test ahead of West Brom’s Premier League tie against Stoke City on Saturday.In one of his best appearances since arriving at the The Hawthorns, the attacker was replaced two minutes from time against Newcastle United due to a hamstring injury.However, manager Tony Pulis...
Teammate Backs Victor Anichebe To Start Against Stoke City
Published: December 31, 2015
Victor Anichebe has the backing of West Brom teammate Gareth McAuley to make his second start of the season against Stoke City though the Nigeria national - teamer is battling to be fit for the tie at The Hawthorns on Saturday.The 27 - year - old put up one of his best displays in a West Brom jersey in the 1 - 0 victor...
Odemwingie Regrets Trying To Force Move To Queens Park Rangers
Published: December 31, 2015
Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie has regretted his actions in January 2013 when he tried to force a move to Queens Park Rangers while still on the books of West Brom.The Nigeria international drove from Birmingham to London thinking that an agreement had been reached between the two clubs but Queens Park Rangers did...
Obi Mikel : Jose Mourinho Is A Fantastic Manager
Published: December 30, 2015
Super Eagles star Obi Mikel has commented on the dismissal of former coach of Chelsea, Jose Mourinho, and the appointment of Guus Hiddink as his replacement.The Portuguese manager was sacked following a dismal run of results, with the defeat to Leicester City his last game in charge of the Stamford Bridge side.“J...
Kelechi Iheanacho Makes Cameo Appearance As Man City Share Spoils With Leicester City
Published: December 29, 2015
Nigeria national - teamer Kelechi Iheanacho was given a run - out in the closing stages of the Premier League tie between Leicester City and Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.The attacker replaced Three Lions star Raheem Sterling in the 89th minute; his 14th appearance for the Citizens in all c...
West Brom Striker Victor Anichebe Targets First Team Shirt
Published: December 29, 2015
Victor Anichebe reckons that he played one of his best games in a West Brom jersey against Newcastle United and hopes to get more games under his belt after he was frozen out of the squad for most part of this season.Tony Pulis surprisingly preferred the Nigeria international in his starting lineup ahead of Saido Berah...
Alex Iwobi Makes Home Debut For Arsenal; Mikel Starts Against Manchester United
Published: December 28, 2015
Alex Iwobi made his home debut for Arsenal in their 2 - 0 victory over AFC Bournemouth in the Premier League on Monday night.Manager Arsene Wenger gave the forward a run out in the last minute of the game, replacing Oxlade-Chamberlain with the Nigeria international.Before today’s contest at the Emirates, Iwobi&rs...