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...
Chuba Akpom Turning Heads In United States; Strikes Again For Arsenal
Published: August 01, 2016
Chuba Akpom continues to impress in pre-season fixtures with another goal for Arsenal in their 3-1 win over Chivas de Guadalajara at Stubhub Center ( California) in the early hours of Monday morning. The attacker stepped off the bench at the interval and made an impact, tapping home from close range off an assist from ...
Will Fired Up Chuba Akpom Be The Matchwinner Vs Chivas? Arsenal Ask
Published: July 31, 2016
Chuba Akpom is fired up for Arsenal’s next pre-season clash against Chivas de Guadalajara in the early hours of Monday morning at the Stubhub Center (Carson, California).The England U21 international has three more games during the pre-season to prove to manager Arsene Wenger why he should not be farmed out on lo...
Ejaria Not Involved; Ojo Dazzles As Liverpool Continue Fine Pre-Season Form
Published: July 31, 2016
For the first time in pre-season, ex-Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria was not in the Liverpool squad as the Anfield side tackled AC Milan in the International Champions Cup at the Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara, California) on Sunday morning.The young midfielder was given a run out against Tranmere Rovers, Fleetwo...
Aina Plays Full Game, Moses Shines, Tomori & Abraham Benched As Chelsea Lose To Real Madrid
Published: July 30, 2016
Chelsea were beaten 3-2 by UEFA Champions League holders Real Madrid at Ann Arbor, Michigan in the International Champions Cup on Saturday. Antonio Conte’s side had England youth-teamer Ola Aina in its starting line-up while Super Eagles star Victor Moses dropped to the bench.The Blues were 2-0 down after 26 minu...