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...
Leicester City Marquee Signing Musa Doubtful To Face Man Utd Due To Work Permit Issues
Published: August 05, 2016
Premier League champions Leicester City have not clinched a work permit for their “marquee signing” Ahmed Musa as at the time of writing this report, according to information gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com.Thus, the Nigeria national-teamer might not make his competitive debut for the Foxes when they take ...
England Rising Star Dele Alli Looks Ahead To Inter Milan Clash
Published: August 05, 2016
Dele Alli is looking forward to getting some game time under his belt when Tottenham Hotspur tackle Inter Milan in a pre-season fixture at the Ullevaal Stadion (Oslo) on Friday evening.The attacking midfielder was given an extended vacation after representing England at the 2016 European Championship, thus was not invo...
Ola Aina, Moses Star; Tomori, Abraham Not Involved In Chelsea Win Vs AC Milan
Published: August 04, 2016
Two Nigerian players were in action for Chelsea in their impressive 3-1 win over AC Milan in an International Champions Cup clash staged at the U.S. Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, Minnesota) on Thursday morning.Manager Antonio Conte named the outstanding young defender Ola Aina and Super Eagles creator Victor Moses in his ...
New Arsenal Signing Nwakali In Mourning After Death Of Grandfather; Starts Training
Published: August 04, 2016
Kelechi Nwakali is in mourning following the death of his grandfather Samuel Samson Nwakali in the early hours of Thursday morning after a brief illness.The Nigeria U20s skipper had a special relationship with his paternal granddad as he took care of him after losing his father Stone Nwakali some years back.The 18-year...
Ejaria Remains Crocked; Ojo On Song As Liverpool Lose To Roma
Published: August 02, 2016
Liverpool were beaten 2-1 in their final game of their tour of the United States, losing 2-1 to Italian opponents AS Roma at the Busch Stadium (St. Louis, Missouri) on Tuesday morning.For the second straight game, former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria did not make the Reds starting line-up, with reports suggesting ...
Alex Iwobi Reacts To Arsenal Win Against Chivas
Published: August 01, 2016
Nigeria international Alex Iwobi was pleased with the performance of Arsenal in their 3-1 win over Chivas de Guadalajara and took to social media to share his happiness.The Hale End Academy product is delighted with the opportunities given to him by manager Arsene Wenger so far at pre-season, having featured for the Gu...