Ndidi Sparkles As Leicester City Continue Champions League Fairy Tale
Published: March 14, 2017
English Premier League champions Leicester City are through to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League after seeing off last year’s Europa League winners Sevilla on Tuesday night.The Foxes advanced 3-2 on aggregate after beating their Spanish opponents 2-0 at the King Power Stadium.On 27 minutes, Nigeria i...
Ugbo On Target, Uwakwe Stars As Chelsea Take Control Of FAYC Semifinal
Published: March 14, 2017
Defending champions Chelsea will take a one-goal lead to Stamford Bridge after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the first leg of their FA Youth Cup semifinal at White Hart Lane on Tuesday night.Two players of Nigerian descent started for Chelsea, England youth internationals Ike Ugbo and Tariq Uwakwe, while Keanan Benn...
Iheanacho In Manchester City Provisional Squad To Face Monaco
Published: March 14, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho could figure for Manchester City in their eagerly anticipated Champions League Round of 16, Game 2 tie against Monaco at Stade Louis II on Wednesday night.The Taye Academy product first trained with the Citizens squad this morning before hopping on a plane bound for the Principality of Monaco.Per the ...
Victor Moses Impresses, Limps Off Injured As Chelsea Set Club Record Vs Man Utd
Published: March 13, 2017
England’s most outstanding team Chelsea will face Tottenham Hotspur in the semifinal of the Emirates FA Cup next month after seeing off Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.Super Eagles winger Victor Moses made his third consecutive start in the competition this term, but did not go the distance a...
Onomah Bags Goal, Assist As Tottenham Hotspur Thrash Reading
Published: March 13, 2017
England U20 international of Nigerian heritage Josh Onomah was among the scorers as Tottenham Hotspur claimed a 4-0 win over Reading U23s in Premier League 2 on Monday night.Only yesterday, Sunday, the attacking midfielder watched proceedings from the bench as Spurs hammered Millwall 6-0 in the Emirates FA Cup, and was...
Watford Earn Draw Thanks To Wonder-Goal From Prolific Nigerian Star
Published: March 13, 2017
Watford Ladies came from behind to secure a valuable point in their FA WSL 2 match against Durham Women at Kings Langley FC on Sunday afternoon.The Golden Girls had lost their first two games in the league to Aston Villa and London Bees before the prolific Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide scored in the 57th minute Aft...
Nigerian Striker Bags Brace As Sunderland & Leicester Share Spoils
Published: March 12, 2017
In a Premier League 2 clash at the Stadium of Light on Sunday involving three young strikers of Nigerian descent, Josh Maja scored twice as Sunderland were held to a 2-2 draw by Leicester City.Maja and Sweden U21 international Joel Asoro led the line for the Black Cats and England youth international Layton Ndukwu star...
Republic Of Ireland Youth-Teamer Afolabi On Target For Southampton
Published: March 12, 2017
Southampton began the second phase of the U18 Premier League in fine form after beating Brighton 2-0 at Staplewood Training Ground on Saturday.Nigerian striker Michael Obafemi returned to the Saints starting eleven, having spent six weeks on the sidelines due to injury, and was one of the eight changes made to the squa...
Iheanacho Makes Cameo As Man City Book A Trip To Wembley
Published: March 11, 2017
Super Eagles rising star Kelechi Iheanacho made a cameo appearance as Manchester City booked their place in the semifinals of the Emirates FA Cup following a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.The Citizens number 72 replaced Sergio Agüero in the first minute of stoppage time at the Riverside Stadium....
Sunderland Manager Moyes Watches Nigerian Baresi, Efe, Put Up A MOTM Display For Hibs
Published: March 11, 2017
Nigeria international Efe Ambrose did himself good when he put up a Man of the Match performance for Hibernian in their 1-0 away win over Dundee United in the Scottish Championship on Friday.The central defender won rave reviews from Scottish Football followers and has been compared to football legends Bobby Moore, Fra...
Arsenal Loanee Akpom Available For Promotion Candidates Brighton & Hove Albion
Published: March 09, 2017
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has provided an important update on the fitness of England youth international Chuba Akpom.The Arsenal loanee will at least make the provisional squad against Derby County, having missed two games in a row against Nottingham Forest and Rotherham United following a knee c...
Iheanacho Targets Showpiece Game At Wembley, Chelsea & Man Utd Strong Teams
Published: March 09, 2017
Kelechi Iheanacho has been previewing Manchester City’s upcoming game against Middlesbrough in the Emirates FA Cup.The Nigeria international is aware that the Citizens will be booking a Wembley berth should they see off The Boro at Riverside Stadium on Saturday and thinks the game is like a final.“It is a b...
Emenalo Gives Green Light For Chelsea Whizkid Abraham To Return To Bristol City
Published: March 09, 2017
England U21 international Tammy Abraham is set to return to action for Bristol City when they trade tackles with Wigan Athletic in the Championship on Saturday.The Chelsea loanee has not played competitively since picking up a thigh injury in the 2-1 loss to Leeds United, and had to return to Stamford Bridge to undergo...
Senegal Star Mane Beats Nigerian Winger To Liverpool Goal Of The Month
Published: March 08, 2017
Senegal international Sadio Mane scored Liverpool’s most eye-catching goal in February, the Reds supporters have decided in a poll conducted by the official website.The beautiful goal scored by England youth international of Nigerian descent Sheyi Ojo against Tottenham Hotspur U23s had been in the running for the...
Gareth Bale Pushing For Real Madrid To Sign Barcelona Target Dele Alli
Published: March 08, 2017
Wales star Gareth Bale wants Real Madrid to sign Tottenham Hotspur sensation Dele Alli when the transfer market reopens for business, according to Don Balon. Alli has emerged as one of the hottest prospects in world football since joining the White Hart Lane outfit from MK Dons less than two years ago.Bale has passed e...