Ndidi Honoured To Beat England Internationals To Leicester Young Player Of The Season Award
Published: May 16, 2017
Wilfred Ndidi is delighted to win Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award for the 2016-2017 campaign, beating some of the outstanding talents in the Premier League in the process. Two England U21 internationals Demarai Gray and Ben Chilwell were pipped to the award by the Super Eagles rising star, and he h...
Watford To Investigate Nigerian Striker For Arguing With Teammate After Chelsea Loss
Published: May 16, 2017
Watford coach Walter Mazzarri will investigate an argument between strikers Stefano Okaka and Troy Deeney after their entertaining 4-3 loss to champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.  The Italy international of Nigerian descent equalized for the Hornets in the 74th minute (3-3), but the visitors were...
Nigerian Prodigy Tosin Kehinde Wows Man Utd Boss Mourinho Against Older Opponents
Published: May 16, 2017
Nigerian prodigy Tosin Kehinde managed to convince Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho when the Portuguese observed him at close quarters on Monday night in a Premier League 2 fixture against Tottenham Hotspur.According to an onlooker at Old Trafford and Manchester United youth team expert, the 18-year-old midfielder ...
Wilfred Ndidi Scoops Leicester City Young Player Of The Season Award
Published: May 15, 2017
Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi has won Leicester City's Young Player of the Season award at their end of season awards on Monday night.The central midfielder won the award on the back of some brilliant performances for the Foxes following his transfer from Racing Genk in the January transfer window. Ndidi has made...
Manchester United Coach Mourinho Runs The Rule Over Two Nigerian Wonderkids
Published: May 15, 2017
Manchester United U23s ended the season in sixth place following their 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League 2 encounter at Old Trafford on Monday night.Two very promising Nigerian teenagers Matthew Olosunde and Tosin Kehinde put in an impressive full shift for the Red Devils.Olosunde, who traveled with th...
Eupen Striker Onyekuru In Advanced Talks Over Move To Premier League
Published: May 15, 2017
Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru is attracting interest from the English Premier League, according to Sky Sports.The representatives of the Eupen frontman have told the British television channel that he wants to play in England and talks with two unnamed clubs are progressing well.Club Brugge and Anderlecht have regist...
Kelechi Nwakali Picks Up Arsenal Award, Named Most Outstanding Loanee
Published: May 15, 2017
Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali picked up an award at the alternative end of season awards by highly-respected Arsenal youth team expert Jeorge Bird.The attacking midfielder has been named one of Arsenal's best performing youth players this season, and won the Best Loanee award.''Krystian Bielik was excellent...
Tottenham's Dele, Only Player Of Nigerian Descent, Nominated For Premier League Award
Published: May 15, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has been nominated for the Premier League seasonal awards.The England star is in the running to be named Player of the Season, and has to see off competition from teammates Harry Kane and Jan Vertonghen, Chelsea trio Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta and N'Golo Kante.The other nomine...
Chelsea Star Victor Moses Signs Endorsement Deal With Opera
Published: May 15, 2017
Chelsea dazzler Victor Moses is delighted to sign a partnership with the most popular browser in Africa, Opera, and will be featured in the new Opera Mini TV commercial as well as a range of collaborative projects extending throughout 2018. This coincides with Opera’s recent announcement to invest $100 million USD (3...
Nigerian Wonderkid Will Not Make Manchester United Debut Against Tottenham
Published: May 14, 2017
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has named his starting eleven for his side's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.The big news is that young Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde will not make his competitive debut for the Red Devils.There was a hint that Olosunde could make his debut for...
Liverpool Loanee Awoniyi Scores In Second Consecutive Match
Published: May 14, 2017
Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi scored for the second consecutive game as NEC Nijmegen beat SC Heerenveen 2-0 on Sunday afternoon.The Nigeria U23 international came off the bench in the 55th minute before scoring his second goal in as many matches.In the 65th minute Ali Messaoud swung in a corner from the right, Dario D...
Liverpool Hero Takes Dig At Mourinho, Guardiola : They Won't Turn Moses Into A Wing Back
Published: May 14, 2017
Liverpool hero Stan Collymore has taken a slight dig at Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola when commenting on the achievements of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. The Italian gaffer took a gamble by converting Moses into a right wing-back in a 3-4-3 formation, and the Nigerian played a key role in Chelsea winning their fifth P...
Iwobi Watches From The Bench As Arsenal Win At Stoke City After Seven Years
Published: May 13, 2017
Arsenal are still within a fighting chance of qualifying for their 21st consecutive Champions League after thrashing Stoke City 4-1 at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday evening.With Nigeria international Alex Iwobi watching proceedings from the bench, Arsene Wenger's side recorded their first win against the Potters on th...
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Shines; Young Stars Iheanacho,Tosin, Asoro, Maja Omitted; Anichebe Injured; Ibe Subbed In
Published: May 13, 2017
Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday, May 13.Kelechi Iheanacho and Tosin Adarabioyo were omitted from Manchester City 18-man squad in their controversial 2-1 win over deposed champions Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium.Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred N...
Arsenal Loanee Nwakali Bags Assist As MVV Thrash Eindhoven
Published: May 13, 2017
In preparation for the playoff semifinal against SC Cambuur, MVV Maastricht thrashed FC Eindhoven 4-0 in a friendly game staged at Stadion de Geusselt on Friday.Kelechi Nwakali, who has been struggling with a groin complaint in recent weeks, came off the bench for MVV at the start of the second half.Dyon Gijzen made it...